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Governor Culver works from old capitol


IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Governor Chet Culver spent the day outside his usual office.  Wednesday he worked from Iowa's original state house.

His first piece of business inside the old capitol -- proclaiming March as Flood Awareness Month.  He also met with city officials and flood victims to discuss disaster recovery efforts in the area.

"Part of our recovery and rebuilding effort needs to be about education and providing information to communities and individuals about how they can better prepare for the next disaster," said Governor Culver.

Personnel from various state agencies will share flood-related information and safety tips with the public throughout the month.

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