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3 people drown as storms pound Midwest

Wicked weekend storms with tornadoes and heavy rain pounded the Midwest, where at least three people drowned and one was missing in floodwaters that swallowed roads and neighborhoods.

Rescuers in boats continued to pluck people from rising waters in Indiana, a day after more than 10 inches of rain deluged much of the state.

In Indiana, the flooding killed at least one person, a man who drowned in his vehicle, said John Erickson, a spokesman for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Another person was missing after falling off a boat.

In Michigan, two delivery workers for The Grand Rapids Press drowned early Sunday when their car became submerged in a creek that washed out a road about 4 a.m., the newspaper said.

At least one tornado hit the Omaha, Neb., as people slept Sunday morning. No major injuries were reported.

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