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Corps: Some levees damaged in 2019 still vulnerable

With flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during devastating floods last spring remain vulnerable to high water. The National ...

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Senators urge changes to reduce Missouri River flooding

Republican senators from four states that have seen severe flooding from the Missouri River are backing legislation that would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to change its management of the river to reduce flooding risk. The measure, which ...

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Small Missouri village moved to uphill site after 1993 flood

The Rhinelanders knew how to handle floods. When the water rose, they just moved everything up. “All our furniture would go up on the dining room table and upstairs,” Betty Gosen-Gerber, a former Rhineland resident, said. “And then we had ...

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Small Missouri village moved to uphill site after 1993 flood

The Rhinelanders knew how to handle floods. When the water rose, they just moved everything up. “All our furniture would go up on the dining room table and upstairs,” Betty Gosen-Gerber, a former Rhineland resident, said. “And then we had ...

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Missouri Senate backs limits on tax breaks in floodplains

Missouri senators passed legislation Thursday limiting tax breaks for future developments in flood plains and giving school districts new powers to prevent their tax revenues from being diverted to developers. The legislation revamping the state’s “tax increment financing” laws cleared the Senate ...

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Missouri Senate backs limits on tax breaks in floodplains

Missouri senators passed legislation last week limiting tax breaks for future developments in flood plains and giving school districts new powers to prevent their tax revenues from being diverted to developers. The legislation revamping the state’s “tax increment financing” laws ...

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4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way ...

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4 Missouri River states unite to try to limit flooding

Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are joining forces for a study that will look for ways the states can limit flooding along the Missouri River and give them information about how wetter weather patterns could require changes in the way ...

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Advisory group urges better flood protection in Missouri

Missouri’s levees need to be strengthened and repaired, especially in rural areas hit hard by prolonged flooding in 2019, according to an advisory group appointed by Gov. Mike Parson. St. Louis Public Radio reported that the Flood Recovery Advisory Working ...

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Advisory group urges better flood protection in Missouri

Missouri’s levees need to be strengthened and repaired, especially in rural areas hit hard by prolonged flooding in 2019, according to an advisory group appointed by Gov. Mike Parson. St. Louis Public Radio reported that the Flood Recovery Advisory Working ...

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