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A homeless man asks for money as people walk by. (credit: WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

City Of Des Moines Begins Evicting Homeless Living In Camps Along River

The capital and most populous city in Iowa is telling its homeless that they are not wanted anymore.

08/19/2014

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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

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Empty Fishing Boat Prompts Mississippi River Search

An empty 18′ fishing boat was discovered by a barge worker just after 3 a.m. Friday near the Chain of Rocks bridge.

08/09/2013

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2 Levees Near Confluence of Missouri, Mississippi Rivers Overtopped

Kuhs and Columbia Bottoms levees protect mostly farmland, conservation areas.

06/03/2013

Gallinipper (left) compared to a standard sized mosquito.(www.nbcmiami.com)

Gallinippers Are Nothing New In Illinois

Huge version of mosquito has been a local native for decades.

03/18/2013

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Corps: No Imminent Closure Of The Mississippi River

Spokesman says they’re removing lots of rocks and “muck” to keep barge traffic moving.

01/03/2013

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Andy Williams Dead Of Cancer At Age 84

Among best known hits over decades-long career was “Moon River.”

09/26/2012

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Camper, Cars Among Trash Pulled From Mississippi River

Nearly 400 volunteers pull out roughly 20 tons of refuse in St. Louis, Alton.

09/17/2012

9/13/12-Mayors from cities all up and down the Mississippi River are meeting in St. Louis this week as part of a newly-formed group to "spearhead a new level of regional cooperation to make it more sustainable". (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Going With The Flow: Mayors Compare Notes On Mississippi River

Want more attention from Congress on addressing needs of the river.

09/13/2012

CRANE STYLE: A look at the vast array of construction cranes being used to construct the new interchange that will serve as the eastern entrance from I-70 onto the new Mississippi River Bridge. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Drought-Starved Mississippi Slowing Work On New Bridge

Low water means crews can’t use barges to move heavy sections of bridge deck.

08/21/2012

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