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Floodwaters Recede in Paris, Nearby Areas Remain at Risk

Flood waters on the River Seine began receding Sunday in Paris, providing museum curators, merchants, transit operators and the general public relief from the city's worst flooding in three decades. By late Sunday, emergency workers had downgraded public warnings elsewhere in northern Normandy, as villages and towns surrounding the capital began to dig out and assess damage. However, the Louvre museum and some key roadways in the capital remained closed. Television footage showed...

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