Morning Update 4 - 6-11-08

Cedar Rapids mandatory evacuations: Osborne Park, homes between 8th Ave SE and 4th St SE, 16th and 22nd Ave SW, A St to C St SW; Palo declares emergency mandatory evacuation for parts of the town, all gas service in Palo shut off, electricity continued to be shut off, all residents encouraged to evacuate, Washburn residents may go back home, Waterloo issues mandatory order to stay out of downtown, Vinton asks residents to limit sewer usage.

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