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June 24, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Flood Learning

A Missouri senator says the national attention the Missouri River Flooding is getting could help head off future flooding.

Roy Blunt says the national spotlight on river management by the Corps of Engineers should be viewed as a learning opportunity.

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The senator adds he supports the billion dollars the US house included in its budget to help Corps of Engineers clean up the flood destruction this fall as well as prevent it from happening next year.