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Newscast for Friday, July 20, 2012

Jul 20, 2012
Tim Campion

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Engineers check on reconstruction following floods last year
  • McCaskill targets Republican opponents in TV ads
  • Sister company of Missouri lead producer criticized for pollution in Peru
USACE Public Affairs / Flickr

The Army Corps of Engineers visited Cairo, Illinois on yesterday to check on reconstruction projects following last year’s devastating floods. The Corps will invest more than $100 million toward flood protection systems at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.

Teachers visit New Madrid to learn about famous quakes

Jul 16, 2012
Jimmy Emerson / Flickr

Twenty science teachers from six different states visited New Madrid, Missouri today to learn more about that town's claim to fame: earthquakes.

Bid protest halts construction at Birds Point Levee

Jun 19, 2012
Greg Wathen / Flickr

Restoring the Birds Point-New Madrid Levee to its original height may take a little more time.