Takeouts: preparing for floods in North Dakota, Greenspan’s sober report on financial crisis

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ENVIRONMENT TAKEOUT: It’s flood season in North Dakota. Prairie Public Broadcasting reporter Todd McDonald gives us the latest on the flood preparations in Fargo and tells us why some people are still not moving away from the town’s most exposed area.

MONEY TAKEOUT: Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan will be at the Brookings Institution today to present his most detailed report on the roots of the financial meltdown, 48-page paper titled, “The Crisis.” New York Times reporter Louise Story discusses Greenspan’s limited admission of failure and his new argument on what really caused the housing bubble.

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