southeast U.S. Army Corps of Engineers looks to avoid lawsuit By Associated Press • Apr 2, 2012 File / KBIA The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 140 southeast Missouri farmers over damage caused by last year's intentional breach of the Birds Point levee at the height of spring flooding. Newscast for April 2, 2012 By Scott Kanowsky • Apr 2, 2012 File / KBIA Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: A potential tax break for business and business owners in Missouri. A look at how this year's early warm weather affects insects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to avoid a lawsuit from southeast Missouri farmers. Earthquake rocks southeast Missouri The early morning earthquake that rattled much of Southeast Missouri on Tuesday morning caused little damage. The 4.0 magnitude quake was centered near East Prairie, Missouri.