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Missouri DNR Waives Environmental Rules in Wake of Flooding

Move expected to help speed up recovery efforts.

05/12/2011

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO - MAY 04: Workers use a boat to recover supplies from a flooded grain elevator May 4, 2011 in Caruthersville, Missouri. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas. (Getty/Scott Olson)

Mississippi River Poised To Overrun Caruthersville

Crest puts river at the very top of town’s floodwall.

05/06/2011

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MO Relaxes Jobless Benefits Rule in Flood Zone

State eases requirement that people check in once a month.

05/06/2011

Image from video showing USACE demolition of Bird's Point Levee

Watch: Blowing Up Bird’s Point Levee

USACE may need to break additional levees to protect communities from historic flooding

05/03/2011

Flood Zone Near Cairo, IL (photo courtesy USACE)

Supreme Court OK’s Levee Blast

Missouri loses last appeal; Corps of Engineers could blow Bird’s Point Levee as soon as Monday afternoon.

05/02/2011

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No Decision Yet on MO Levee Blast

Court hearing set for 1:30 p.m. as Corps delivers explosives to Bird’s Point Levee.

04/28/2011

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Flood-Ravaged MO Farmers Can Carry Overweight Loads

Farmers can exceed road weight limits by 10% as they move equipment to safety.

04/27/2011

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Corps Keeps Eye on Flood Threat Near Cairo, Ill.

Flood threat posed by swollen Ohio River.

03/15/2011

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State Agency Touts Flood Insurance For Missourians

New flood warnings issued for southern Missouri residents.

03/15/2011

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FEMA Admits Substandard Levees Exist

Will delay implementation of new flood maps

03/10/2011

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