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Last Week in America: March 18 - 22

Last week, broadcasters reported on historic flooding in the Midwest, college basketball mayhem, the first day of spring and communities coming together on World Down Syndrome Day.

Here are some of the top trends last week:

81,330 Airings

81,330 reports on the devastating floods and how stations are driving relief efforts in their communities.

Story from KFAB AM »   Story from WHO AM »  

56,601 Airings

56,601 updates on the biggest bracket busters from this year’s NCAA tournament.

Story from WPSD »   Story from WVIR »  

22,162 Airings

22,162 mentions of the first day of spring, ranging from audience-generated content to special forecasts.

Story from KUSA »   Story from KDRV »

3,258 Airings

3,258 stories about World Down Syndrome Day, highlighting local communities that came together to raise awareness and build support.

Story from WTXF »   Story from WXXV »