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From left, meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House West Wing on Monday, are Alex Daniels, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; President Barack Obama, Jim Carroll, Louisville (Ky.) Courier Journal; Kevin Miller, Bangor (Maine) Daily News; Andrew Barksdale (back to camera), Fayette (N.C.) Observer; Janell Cole, Forum Communications Bismarck Capitol Bureau, and Robert Swift, Scranton (Penn.) Times and Tribune. White House photo.

Obama says flooding serves as warning

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama acknowledged the current flood emergency in the Red River Valley on Monday, and warned that global warming could lead to similar disasters in the future.


Considering how bad the flooding is now in North Dakota, imagine what it could be if global warming exacerbates the issue, Obama said.

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