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July 28, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Wayman

Zweifel Tours Levees

Missouri treasurer Clint Zweifel toured the St. Joseph flooding situation yesterday.

He saw firsthand a levee district and the high water impacting the region. Treasurer Zweifel says it's important state officials start thinking about the long-term effects of the floods even after the waters have receded.

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Zweifel points to the Missouri Link Deposit Loan program, which drops the interest on loans to businesses and farms by 2 to 3%, and has sent 4 million dollars to Nodaway county and 8 million to Buchanan county business owners over the past several years.