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Historic Main Street Destroyed By Floods

Ellicott City – Officials declared a state of emergency Saturday in Ellicott City, near Baltimore, after fast moving flood waters destroyed most of the downtown area.

Residents and business owners were evacuated to higher ground for their safety.


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