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Dyer Long Road was one of several Putnam County roads destroyed by flood waters near Cookeville, Tenn., Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/The Herald-Citizen,Ty Kernea)

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Retired U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen (right), the national incident commander for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, helps load a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration boat with rehabilitated Kemp's Ridley sea turtles to be released off the coast of Cedar Key, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

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Rescuers move a victim's body after a landslide in Gongshan county, in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. Rescuers dug through the debris of China's latest landslide Thursday in a search for at least 90 people thought buried when a wall of mud crashed into their mountain town in southwestern China. (AP Photo)

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People look at a derailed passenger train on a collapsed bridge at the Shiting River in Guanghan in southwest China's Sichuan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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In this Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 photo, residents move a damaged car on a street covered by mud after mudslides in Zhouqu county, in northwest China's Gansu province. More rains are expected to hit all across China over in the coming days, with heavy rains forecast for Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu, Shandong, Liaoning, Shaanxi, and Henan provinces, the Central Meteorological Station said. (AP Photo)

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A pig stand on the mud while people work on a landslide hit in Gongshan county, in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. Rescuers dug through the debris of China's latest landslide Thursday in a search for at least 90 people thought buried when a wall of mud crashed into their mountain town in southwestern China. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers pull out a victim out of the mud, following a landslide in Gongshan county in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers move a victim's body after a landslide hit Gongshan county in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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A woman grieves for relatives missing at the landslide hit Gongshan county in southwest China's Yunnan province, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. China struggled to cope with widespread storms that left dozens missing and presumed dead Thursday as rescuers cleaned up a mudslide-stricken town, while two passenger train cars plunged into a river after crossing a flood-damaged bridge. (AP Photo)

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Mid-Atlantic Builders is building 577 single-family homes at the Villages of Savannah in Brandywine. The homes have 2,451 to 3,859 finished square feet, with base prices from $396,990 to $499,990.

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The Somerset model at the Villages of Savannah features a dramatic two-story family room with a wall of windows and an adjacent breakfast area and center-island kitchen wrapped in walls of windows.

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The Astoria model, an end-unit town home at the Park Square Towns at Emerald Ridge in Brambleton, has 2,562 square feet and is priced from $397,490.

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A boy receives relief food at a camp in southern Pakistan. Floods have killed about 1,500 people and affected 20 million more. (Associated Press)

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A United Arab Emirates Chinook carries food supply over Taunsa Sharif in Punjab province flooded areas on it's way to Retra town about 55 kms north west of Multan, Pakistan,Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. Pakistan senior meteorologist Arif Mahmood said floodwaters won't fully recede until the end of the month, and existing river torrents were still heading to major cities such as Hyderabad and Sukkur in the south.(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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Flood survivors carry relief goods along a flooded area in Muzaffargarh, Punjab province, in Pakistan on Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. Militants exploiting the flooding chaos in Pakistan clashed with police overnight, authorities said, as desperately needed international donations for the millions of victims picked up pace three weeks after the deluge began. (AP Photo / Aaron Favila)

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Flood survivors climb on a truck donating foods and drinks to victims along a flooded area in Muzaffargarh, Punjab province, Pakistan on Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. Militants exploiting the flooding chaos in Pakistan clashed with police overnight, authorities said, as desperately needed international donations for the millions of victims picked up pace three weeks after the deluge began. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Young flood victims hang on the back of a truck as they cross a flooded area in Muzaffargarh, Punjab province, Pakistan on Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010. Militants exploiting the flooding chaos in Pakistan clashed with police overnight, authorities said, as desperately needed international donations for the millions of victims picked up pace three weeks after the deluge began. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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People use logs and boards to pave a path into a village submerged by landslides in search for people buried in mud in Puladi township, in southwest China's Yunnan province, on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. (AP Photo)

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In this Saturday, July 31, 2010 photo, fish swim near coral reefs off Aceh Besar, Aceh province, Indonesia. Coral that survived the 2004 tsunami is now dying at one of the fastest rates ever recorded because of a dramatic rise in water temperatures off northwestern Indonesia, conservationists said, warning Wednesday that the damage and threat extends to other reefs across Asia. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)

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A man looks at the remains of a house after a minor landslide in a slum in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, Aug.17, 2010. A teenager was killed and another person was injured in the landslide, which was triggered by rains, officials said. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)