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BREAKING: First barge successfully removed from Webbers Falls Dam

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Posted at 4:05 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 17:05:30-04

Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirm one of the barges that slammed into the Webbers Falls dam back in the spring was removed late Tuesday afternoon.

Crews are expected to remove the second barge within the next few days, weather permitting.

Tune in at 5 and 6 tonight for full reports on the recovery operations.

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