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A member of the Osawatomie Fire Department pumps flood water into the Marais Des Cygnes River in Osawatomie, Kan., Sunday, July 1, 2007. Flooding worsened across southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri Sunday as high water levels forced more people from their homes and forecasters said it could be days before area rivers begin returning to normal. Among the hardest hit regions was Osawatomie, Kan., in Miami County, where the Kansas National Guard was deployed to help with a mandatory evacuation of the city as workers struggled to reinforce a levee on the Marais des Cygne. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Hundreds of residents near the overflowing Wichita and Brazos rivers remained evacuated from their homes in north Texas on Sunday, uncertain of when they could return.

At least 200 people were still displaced from their homes near the Brazos River in Parker County. Some homes sustained minor damages while up to four feet of water had seeped into others, said Shawn Scott, Parker County emergency management coordinator
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