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As dry soils shrink, southern Minnesota homes sink

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WASECA, Minn. (AP) — As the drought deepens, homeowners across southern Minnesota are reporting shifting foundations and cracks in basements and walls.

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The dry conditions effectively have been locked into the frozen soil. And as dry soils shrink, homes sink. Insurance typically doesn't cover the damage.

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