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Barge traffic halted near Mississippi River lock

By JIM SUHR Published: September 20, 2012

Crews scrambled to make repairs Wednesday near the busiest Mississippi River lock shut down because of damage blamed partly on the summer drought, snarling hundreds of barges and tugboats in a backlog that was growing worse by the hour.

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