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Missouri Levee Exploded By U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

AP | By JIM SUHR and JIM SALTER | Posted 07.02.2011 | Chicago

WYATT, Mo. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers exploded a large section of a Mississippi River levee Monday in a desperate attempt to protect an Illin...

Mayor Tells Residents To Leave Flood-Threatened Illinois Town

AP | By DAVID MERCER | Posted 07.01.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Authorities in a southern Illinois city menaced by two dangerously swollen rivers said Sunday that most of the city's remaining res...

Missouri House Speaker: Flood Poor Black Town To Save Farmland

Posted 06.28.2011 | Chicago

A debate over how to stem possible flooding in Illinois and Missouri took an ugly turn this week, as a leading Missouri politician made some crass rem...