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By Brittany Lawonn

Forum Communications

FARGO - Authorities began planning the use of military aircraft technology to fight the flood two months before the waters even hit record level.


North Dakota officials got word just last week that they would be allowed to use a Predator drone aircraft to fly over the area, providing real-time images of the rising Red River.

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