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St. Louis levees threatened by flooding

Posted by wlpo on December 29, 2015

The rising Mississippi River and its tributaries are endangering about 20 federal levees around the St. Louis area. The Corps of Engineers says threatened areas include Randolph County in Illinois and Perry and Ste. Genevieve counties in Missouri. Governor Bruce Rauner has issued a state disaster proclamation for seven Illinois counties impacted by heavy rain and flooding since the weekend.

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