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Manitoba ranchers move cattle as floodwaters rise

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  • Manitoba water diversion flooding pasture land

  • 3,200 people forced out of their homes

  • May intentionally flood 225 sq km to lower risk

By Rod Nickel

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 13 (Reuters) - Manitoba ranchers scrambled to move cattle to higher ground on Friday as efforts to contain record flooding on the Assiniboine River funneled high water into a major livestock region.

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