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4 years 8 months ago

Some flooding along rivers in Midwest

Minor to moderate flooding continues along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and their tributaries, and added rainfall isn't helping. National Weather Service hydrologist Mark Fuchs said Thursday that barring an unforeseen downpour, major flooding is not in the forecast. The Weather Service for weeks has been issuing flood...

4 years 10 months ago

Court won't close ship locks to block carp

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order immediate closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes. The court rejected a request by Michigan for a preliminary injunction to close the locks temporarily while a long-term solution is sought to the...

4 years 11 months ago

Asian carp raises fear and loathing on Great Lakes

Giant, ravenous Asian carp are poised to invade the Great Lakes, and the region's $7 billion fishing industry is worried. Federal and state officials are mounting a desperate, last-ditch effort to prevent the marauding carp from breaching an electrical barrier and slipping into the Great Lakes from the Mississippi River....

5 years 1 month ago

Tickets on sale for Friday's Bell Game

In Pueblo, tickets are on sale for Friday's Bell game--a fierce rivalry between the Central Wildcats and the Centennial Bulldogs. The teams will face-off for the 109th time in what's known as the oldest high school football rivalry west of the Mississippi. The teams compete for victory and the coveted...

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