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UPDATE: Hope Springs Eternal at Birds Point

“Everything’s getting better,” said John Moreton, who said he has planted quite a bit of soybeans.”

07/14/2011

Birds Point Levee (Getty/Scott Olson)

Corps to Repair Levee Intentionally Breached

The levee in southeast Missouri will be rebuilt at three breach points.

06/16/2011

Two Levee breaches closed an interstate  Monday as officials warn the worst of the Missouri River flooding is yet to come. The 300-foot levee breach in Atchison County, Mo., near Hamburg broke  prompting plans for closing Interstate 29.  (Photo/Atchison County 911/Emergency Management)

Missouri River Flood Outlook Unchanged by Breaches

Flood forecasters still expect massive amounts of water to flow down the Missouri river.

06/15/2011

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Summer of Suspense: How High Will Missouri River Rise?

Corps of Engineers releasing historic amounts of water; NWS concerned about more storms; Gov. Nixon hopeful state’s levees will hold.

06/13/2011

Flooding

Second Breach In Missouri River Levee

Evacuations underway.

06/06/2011

Army Corps of Engineers

Corps Considers Plan to Replace Birds Point Levee

The corps will “look at all the alternatives.”

05/26/2011

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Leaking Wood River Levee Holding Steady

Allowing water to pool behind levee is working

05/13/2011

WYATT, MO - MAY 03:  Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. (Getty/Scott Olson)

Southeast Missouri Looks to Rebuild After Flooding

Farmers wiped out by intential levee breach view damage today; special meetings set for Tuesday.

05/09/2011

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

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

One More Blast At Birds Point

3rd and final levee explosion set for Thursday.

05/05/2011

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