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Flooding kills at least 3 in Louisiana, Mississippi

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>> Rising flood waters in Louisiana and Mississippi turning deadly. This dramatic helicopter rescue caught on camera Saturday, after a mans truck was swept away. Officials saying at least three people were killed and two others injured Friday after torrential downpours.>> My house is completely flooded and I have never flooded before.
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>> Louisiana's governor declaring a state of emergency, closing down schools, government offices and forcing residents to evacuate.>> As of right now, well over 1,000 people rescued, not just from their homes But from their vehicles, some people not even from their vehicles. They've been clinging to trees and other things like this in swift moving flood waters.
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>> The basement of the governor's mansion in Baton Rouge seen here, also flooded. The National Weather Service predicts the rain will taper off on Sunday and early next week.