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12:47 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Missouri 8th District US Rep Jo Ann Emerson Resigns

Missouri’s 8th District US Representative Jo Ann Emerson submitted her letter of resignation to Governor Jay Nixon and House speaker John Boehner today. The 8th district includes 27 of the state’s south-east and south-central counties. Now, Nixon must call for a special election to fill out the remainder of Emerson’s term.

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Politics
11:43 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Candidates To Replace Emerson Tout Conservative Bonafides

Credit Jacob McClelland

Missouri's 8th Congressional District includes  the 27 counties that make up the southeast and south central part of the state. Current Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson is resigning from her long-held post.

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U.S.
4:54 am
Sun January 13, 2013

Army Corps' Options Dwindle Along With Mississippi River

An excavator perched on a barge removes rocks from the Mississippi River in Thebes Ill.
Seth Perlman AP

Originally published on Sun January 13, 2013 5:16 pm

Every day this month, the Army Corps of Engineers is working hard to deepen the Mississippi River's shipping channel in an effort to keep navigation open between St. Louis and Cairo, Ill.

Water levels are forecast to remain high enough through January to float loaded barges, but some say the only way to keep the river open next month will be to release water from the Missouri River.

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