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Associated Press, Published April 24 2013

About 80 Guard members deployed for Fargo flood fight

FARGO – North Dakota National Guard officials say about 80 soldiers are in Fargo helping with flood-fighting efforts.

The soldiers are primarily managing traffic flow for the trucks hauling clay and sandbags. They are working around the clock in 12-hour shifts.

Guard commander Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk said the North Dakota troops are experienced at flood duty and are equipped to respond quickly if needed.

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