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Wed May 4, 2011
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Army Cops. Floods Missouri Farmland

The Army Corps of Engineers has blown up a levee along the Mississippi River in Missouri to help ease flooding in Illinois. Floodwaters are pouring onto thousands of acres of Missouri farmland. Preliminary readings indicate the action by the Corps saved the tiny town of Cairo, Illinois. Jacob McCleland of member station KRCU reports.

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