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Flooding affects rail service in eastern N.D.

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- BNSF Railway has suspended service in three eastern North Dakota cities because of flooding.

The Grand Forks Herald reports that a floodwall is blocking the tracks in Grand Forks. A clay dike blocks tracks in Harwood. Service in Mayville is cut off at a bridge.

Spokeswoman Amy McBeth says crews also are busy inspecting tracks for damage, removing ice jams and raising some tracks.

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