The Slow Pace of Flood Recovery

Mar 31, 2017

Workers level sand in HESCO barriers, near the Linn County Courthouse, in preparation for the projected Monday crest of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.
Credit The Gazette (Ced.Rapids) (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

Nine years after a record-setting flood, Cedar Rapids is still trying to recover, now beginning to work on a floodwall.

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Brian Morelli, reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette.

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