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Keeping the ‘Red’ out

Most rivers in the continental United States flow south to warmer waters. An exception to that rule is the north-flowing Red River of the North. The Red River empties into Canada's Lake Winnipeg and, eventually, into Hudson Bay. In spring 1997, the river's northern destination played a major role in a devastating flood that nearly brought the sister cities of Grand Forks, N.D., and East Grand Forks, Minn., to their knees. More

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