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Officials urge people to stay clear of flood



— State officials are urging

outdoor recreationalists to stay

away from flood waters in western

and central Nebraska.

The warning came after

Nebraska Game and Parks

officials rescued a man from

the South Platte River earlier

this week. Authorities say

two brothers from Colorado

launched a canoe into the swollen

river on Wednesday. The

canoe capsized about a mile

east of the Nebraska-Colorado

state line.

Authorities say 48-yearold

Joseph Schneiderwind, of

Conifer, Colo., remained on a

sandbar while his brother, 54-

year-old Mike Schneiderwind,

swam to shore. Mike


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