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Heavy storms that have battered the Southeast since the weekend have caused at least 28 deaths, 19 of them in Tennessee.
The rain has been especially cruel to Tennessee, swelling rivers to historic levels, turning roads to lakes and flooding landmarks such as the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Parts of Tennessee had been so damaged by the floods that President Obama declared them major disaster areas, a designation that makes federal funding available to affected residents.
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