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Homeland Security Secretary Tours Flooded Nashville

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    (NECN/WSMV: Nashville, TN) - Floodwaters are finally receding, but they've left behind a huge mess in Nashville.

    More than 13 inches of rain in just two days last weekend inundated entire neighborhoods.


    Nine people in the city are reported drowned.

    At least two-thousand homes have been damaged or destroyed.

    Thousands of people have had to evacuate.

    Damage is estimated at one-and-a-half billion dollars.

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano toured the area Saturday.