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Red River exceeds expected crest

04/21/2014 12:08 AM 0

River levels in Winnipeg fluctuated on Easter Sunday as Red River floodwaters pushed up against ice in the city and began to move it downstream.

The Red in Winnipeg rose from 16.6 feet above normal winter ice levels at James Avenue ......


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