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Study: Rising Sea Levels Threaten 1,700 Cities, Towns

A surprising new study finds that more than 1,700 cities and towns in America are in danger of being flooded or partially flooded by rising sea levels in the next 100 years including several dozen municipalities in Washington, home to more than 124,000 people.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013