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Tony Burdick, one of many regulars on the MetroCenter greenway, stops to take a photo of the goats. (Blake Farmer/WPLN)MoreCloseclosemore
Tony Burdick, one of many regulars on the MetroCenter greenway, stops to take a photo of the goats. (Blake Farmer/WPLN)

Widespread flooding is still flushing through the country’s midsection and into the Gulf of Mexico. Residents have been keeping a closer watch than usual on river levees.

For those in Nashville, looking at a levee may have involved a double-take. That’s because the city has hired some new caretakers for one key levee - grazing goats. Blake Farmer from Here & Now contributor WPLN reports.

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This segment aired on January 18, 2016.

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