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As fecal waste and bacteria flow from hog lagoons into the water supply, North Carolina is revisiting a contentious battle between the pork industry, health experts and environmentalists.

We're finally getting a chance to see exactly how much these rivers have grown.

They are nothing less than devastating.

The devastation is expected to continue downstream through the end of the week.

For most coastal residents, the cleanup process began as soon as the rain stopped. In North Carolina, though, the disaster is going to last into next week.

A small shift in the storm front displaced the heaviest rain to D.C.'s south.

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Little rain may fall this afternoon, while more could fall tonight.

We should prepare for possibly the heaviest rainfall in at least five years

The hardest-hit areas could receive several inches of rain.

The Cedar River is forecast to crest 11 feet above flood stage Tuesday.

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