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Down Economy Exacerbating US Town Dissolutions

Carmen Wilkerson ran for mayor of St. George with one clear goal in mind for the tiny Missouri town: Get rid of it.

10/10/2012

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

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