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Mississippi River Commerce Struggles as Water Levels Dip

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Mississippi River Commerce Struggles as Water Levels Dip

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Mississippi River Commerce Struggles as Water Levels Dip

Mississippi River Commerce Struggles as Water Levels Dip

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Water levels in St. Louis reach their lowest in more than a decade, affecting the barge transportation business and companies that depend on the Mississippi River to transport cargo. Tom Weber of member station KWMU reports.