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Published April 20, 2013, 05:35 PM

Al Franken hopes for federal funding to help Clay County

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- U.S. Senator Al Franken says Moorhead and Clay County are doing a great job planning for the flood, but hopes for federal funding to help.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- U.S. Senator Al Franken says Moorhead and Clay County are doing a great job planning for the flood, but hopes for federal funding to help.

Franken met separately with city and county officials today.

They toured local flood mitigation projects throughout the region.

Franken says if there is one positive about flooding nearly every year, its that the county and city are getting good at dealing with it.

SEN. Al Franken- (D) Minnesota: "The mitigation they've done, the acquisition of properties that are on the floodplain, they've been really smart about this."

At ten, learn about a bill in the U.S. Senate that Franken says could help local flood projects.

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