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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Quincy, Illinois / Transportation Industry #148837

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 18, 1993
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Map shown of the area around Quincy, Illinois.

(Quincy, Illinois: Kathy Wolff) Breaking of the levee that protected West Quincy, Missouri, featured; scenes shown of the floods that knocked out the last access bridge over the Mississippi River. [Father Bob DENTZMAN - leads church service.] The economic hardships caused by the latest flooding reviewed; scenes shown. [Store owner Dennis BOUDREAU, farmers Norman and Sally HAERR - comment.]

(Studio: Renee Poussaint) More rain in the region reported.

(Washington: Stephen Aug) The impact of the flooding on the transportation industry featured; scenes shown of Mississippi River barges, flooded rail lines and trucks. [Santa Fe Railway Russ HAGBERG - cites cooperation.] [Trucker Kevin JONES - comments.]

Aug, Stephen;
Poussaint, Renee;
Wolff, Kathy

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