31 Dec '15, 2pm

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ARLINGTON, Va. – At least 625 National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and –Airmen are on duty Thursday as several southern and central states fought flooding triggered by rain and runoff. In response to historic flooding in some areas of the state, Gov. Jay Nixon mobilized the Missouri National Guard to protect local communities and support emergency response personnel. The toll so far: At least 20 people dead over several days in Missouri and Illinois, the Associated Press reported. States of emergency have been declared in these states: Georgia, Texas, New Mexico, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Louisiana and Missouri, according to data from the National Guard Bureau. By far, Missouri had the most Guard personnel on duty: about 515, NGB figures showed. The Guard there mobilized a task force with several hundred Soldiers and Airmen in several different locations across th...

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