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Flooding threatened up to 6,000 homes Monday in Fargo, North Dakota, where residents rushed to fill more than 1 million sandbags to stem the flow of the Red River, city officials said.

"So far, we have 310,000 bags filled and ready to go, but that's a long way from the 1.5 million sandbags we need to fight this flood," City Administrator Pat Zavoral said Sunday.

The National Guard and FEMA staff have been dispatched to help. See a map of the threatened area Read full article »

CNN's Jacqui Jeras contributed to this report.

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