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Dealing with the Flood Threat in 2012

Corps Brigadier General John McMahon said Thursday that his agency has so far tallied $630 million worth of flood damage to the levees, dams and channels built to control the river.

12/16/2011

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Governors Address Mo. River Flooding

Missouri’s Jay Nixon and others ask Army Corps of Engineers to make flood control the #1 priority.

08/19/2011

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Is FEMA Creating Flood Insurance Confusion?

“They won’t give you a clear answer,” said Larry Case, executive vice president of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents.

07/11/2011

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Experts Predict More Mo. River Levee Failures

Professor in Rolla says many of the levees weren’t built to withstand major floods.

07/09/2011

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Sen. McCaskill Addresses Flood Relief

Priority should be on protection of life and property, rather than recreational concerns, McCaskill says.

06/22/2011

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Residents Urged to Move Hazardous Waste Before Floods

The EPA is trying to prevent contamination of flood waters.

06/22/2011

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Levee stabilized in NW Mo.

Thousands of acres of farmland could be underwater if high water levels persist.

06/20/2011

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Rising Waters Poised to Overtake Interstate 29 in Missouri

“All I would ask is that people not go around barricades and do not attempt to drive through moving water.”

06/15/2011

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Brief Thunderstorms Pose Less Danger for Flooding

This morning’s storm poured up to an inch of rain, in some areas taking only 15 minutes to do so.

06/15/2011

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Few Preparing for Possible Flooding on Missouri River Here

Only a few living on the river’s edge appear to take the threat seriously.

06/08/2011

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