STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Running government like a business
We hear the admonition often, and often from Republicans, that government ought to be run like a business.
The MDR's own intrepid editor Seth Tupper has dared to question this notion. And the stateme... Posted on 8/29/12 at 7:42 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water released into the lower Missouri River will increase this month as expected but will be less than the amount usually released in March, a move that could affect river shipping and offers mixed news on whether drought will ease or worsen this year.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials are planning to temporarily boost how much water flows into the lower Missouri River to test the concrete spillway below the Gavins Point dam on the South Dakota-Nebraska border.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Landowners inundated by Missouri River flooding are preparing to sue the U.S. government, saying a recent Supreme Court ruling opens the door for them to receive damages, an attorney said Tuesday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water flowing into the lower Missouri River will be increased this week because of concerns about colder temperatures, but the increase isn't likely to boost the level of the Mississippi River downstream.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers has turned back requests by federal lawmakers and the barge industry to release more water from the Missouri River, believing the drought-starved Mississippi River it feeds still will remain open to shipping despite mounting concerns about water levels.
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