I tried to retrieve something from Dallas County's Web site this morning only to discover that, sorry, it ain't responding. Two seconds later, I found this Associated Press story explaining why not: The county's Records Buildings is underwater -- at least, the basement is following a downtown water main break at around 10 last night that's put some six feet of H2O into the facility where the county stores just a few of its more important docs -- like, oh, property deeds and marriage certificates and other important scraps of paper you'd probably prefer didn't get soggy.
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Fox4 says the building will be closed all day so Oncor and Dallas Water Utilities can repair the damage to -- and due to -- the eight-inch line. Calls to the county have gone unanswered this morning, but it's early. And, ya know, wet.