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Study: severe rain increasingly common in Midwest

Extreme rainstorms are occurring more often in much of the Midwest, including Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to a new study from two environmental groups.
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Extreme rainstorms are occurring more often in much of the Midwest, including Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to a new study from two environmental groups.

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