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Parts of Airline Highway is covered with water in New Orleans Sunday, May 12, 2019. New Orleans residents awoke to flooded streets Sunday and the Mississippi Highway Patrol closed part of a highway due to heavy rains that also may have contributed to a freight train derailment.

Potential solutions to urban flooding not attainable for communities that need them most

Erica Carbajal, Contributing Writer May 20, 2019

As a child, Michelle Ruiz would often wake up to inches of water in her family’s basement apartment in Pilsen. When a rainy period was coming, they would prepare by moving their belongings off the floor,...

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