flooding

sandbagging
Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department
June 03, 2019 - 3:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) updated Wednesday p.m. — With rivers expected to crest this week at record levels, residents across the St. Louis region are anxiously sandbagging to strengthen levees and save their towns from further flood damage. RELATED: Floodwater closes hundreds of Illinois, Missouri roads,...
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Anheuser-Busch drinking water
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May 30, 2019 - 6:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Anheuser-Busch is delivering more than 150,000 cans of emergency drinking water to communities across Missouri and Oklahoma ravaged by flooding . The cans will come from distribution centers in Sedalia, Mo. and Muskogee, Okla. and be handed out locally by the American Red Cross...
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Alton, Illinois flooding
KFTK
May 30, 2019 - 1:21 pm
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Madison County in southern Illinois has been declared a disaster area by its county board chairman. In making the announcement, the county is calling for the National Guard to aid in flood-fighting efforts. In proclaiming a disaster Wednesday, County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler...
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 flooded road closed
May 29, 2019 - 1:56 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KFTK) — Flooding has forced the closure of more than 300 roads throughout Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation said Wednesday that the closures include a 67-mile stretch of Interstate 29, from just north of St. Joseph to the Iowa border. Other major highways...
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(World Bird Sanctuary)
May 07, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Portage des Sioux, Mo. (KFTK) - In a flooded forest area north of St. Louis, a bady injured bald eagle was rescued from rising flood waters by the World Bird Sanctuary with the help of a local citizen. The World Bird Sanctuary posted photos of the rescue in Portage des Sioux, Mo. on its Facebook...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
March 28, 2019 - 8:32 am
Missouri is in the midst of a flooding crisis. So what is our government doing? They’re providing what Senator Andrew Koeing describes as “corporate welfare” through TIF’s to develop in flood plains. Sen. Koeing has introduced SB 108 designed to encourage developers to avoid building in areas prone...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
January 17, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Kris Maher wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal regarding a levee district in Illinois that may be putting neighboring districts at risk. David Stokes, Executive Director of the Great Rivers Habitat Alliance joins Marc to explain why it’s important the for the Sny Island Levee and Drainage...
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A trailer home smolders (foreground) while floodwaters cover a large area in the Vernon County municipality of Chaseburg, Wis.
(Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK)
November 28, 2018 - 4:32 pm
By the year 2100, sea levels could rise by six feet and would impact up to 13 million Americans.
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