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2011-04-03_Severe Weather Missis_AP

Engineers blast levee to save Illinois town from possible flood

May 3, 2011

SIKESTON, Mo. — The Army Corps of Engineers planned to blow a nearly two-mile-wide hole in an earthen levee late Monday, unleashing a muddy torrent into empty farm fields in a desperate bid to...