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# mississippi-river - Sunday 7 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# mississippi-river - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Tens of thousands of homes could be swamped as Mississippi river floodgates to be opened

About 25,000 people and 11,000 structures could be in harm’s way when the Morganza spillway is unlocked for the first time in 38 years on Saturday.

# mississippi-river - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding Levee This post contains videos

US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding

Army engineers have blown holes into the walls of the levee, flooding thousands of acres of farmland in a bid to prevent further flood pressure on the Illinois town, Cairo.