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Posted: Feb 12, 2013 10:35 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: sinkhole, assumption parish, growth, concern, bayou corne

ASSUMPTION PARISH- A sinkhole that has swallowed up parts of a bayou and forced more than a hundred people to evacuate grew even more Tuesday.

The swamp in Bayou Corne collapsed another 50' x 100' section. But, leaders said the growth is away from homes and a highway.

The sinkhole developed in August and is connected to an underground salt cavern that failed.

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