More Levees Fail as Mississippi Floods Move South

As floodwaters in northern Iowa and Illinois recede, riverfront towns downstream in both Illinois and Missouri are now fighting the high water, hoping that more than two dozen levees still in the path of the rising Mississippi River will hold. Overnight, at least two more levees were breached, including one in the tiny town of Myer, Ill., where ABC's Ryan Owens says officials knew the river was coming up. "All 40 or 50 residents were safely evacuated," Owens said. Adams County Emergency...Full Story
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