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Worst floods in a century kill at least 20 in West Virginia

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>> Catastrophic flooding in West Virginia leading authorities to declare a state of emergency Friday. The devastation claiming at least 20 lives, including a 4 year old boy. The worst flooding West Virgina has seen in a century turning roads into rivers and causing gas lines to explode, setting this house aflame before floating down a swollen water way.
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Collapsed bridges and road closures leaving many stranded, awaiting emergency rescue teams.>> In the last 36 hours, we received 5,200 911 calls.>> The rains drenching West Virginia with ten inches of rain in a single day, part of a severe weather system that has swept through the Midwest.