Low Water Levels Along Mississippi River Could Slow Bardge Traffic

For years the Corps of Engineers has been dreading the Mississippi River. They say that an unexpected shutdown of river traffic could cost the region more than three million dollars per day; this loss would result in higher prices for consumers. In addition, the water levels are hindering the new bridge project in downtown St. Louis. The setback has delayed a planned 2014 opening. Drought conditions are also limiting barge access.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Quarterback Justin Baylard from

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I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

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St. Francis Borgia is trying to find someone else to play in football Friday night. Maplewood-Richmond Heights, Borgia's scheduled opponent this week, has cancelled the game due to injuries. Borgia Athletic Director Brad Bruns has sent out word across the state that the Knights are looking for a week three opponent.