Mississippi River

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

A longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

04/21/2015

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UPDATE: Diesel Fuel Leaks Into Cahokia Canal

Phillips 66 spill forced closure of 35 mile section of Mississippi River on Friday. It reopened Saturday.

04/18/2015

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Star Clipper Comics to Open in Downtown St. Louis

Store relocating from U. City to 1319 Washington Ave. by early April.

03/17/2015

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At Least 15 Vehicles Involved in Wrecks on Bridge

Illinois State Police say the accidents happened Thursday morning, causing lengthy delays during rush hour. Authorities say five separate accidents occurred.

03/05/2015

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Anniversary of 8.0 Earthquake Along New Madrid Fault Line

Business owners are given tips to quake-proof for possible sequel.

02/06/2015

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Natural Gas Pipeline Breaks in Bowling Green

Some 75 homes evacuated.

01/29/2015

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 05: A croupier spins a roulette wheel at the new luxury casino, which opens tomorrow, on February 5, 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland. This 25m GPB venue, named Alea, opens on the Clyde at Springfield Quay near the city centre and is Scotland's first luxury casino, dining and live music venue.

East St. Louis Casino Lays Off 20 Workers, Cuts Hours

They bring the site’s workforce to about 600. The casino had about 1,200 employees when it was moved onto land from a riverboat along the Mississippi River in 2007.

01/15/2015

Gateway Arch (Credit, Meghan Ross)

Updated Construction Schedule Released for CityArchRiver Project

Partner organizations coordinating the CityArchRiver project released an updated construction schedule outlining tentative dates for the start and completion of remaining project components.

09/19/2014

File photo of the Mississippi river. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Tow Boat Sinks in Mississippi River Overnight

The “Maverick” was carrying an estimated 3500 gallons of diesel fuel and an unknown amount of lube oil.

09/18/2014

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