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Search for more victims as deadly US floods stress levees

Record flooding from the rain-swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries stressed dams and levees to the breaking point in parts of Illinois, one of several central US states reeling from winter storms that have killed some two dozen people.

Coast Guard reopens part of Mississippi River

Had the channel remained closed, it could`ve brought traffic to a standstill on the river.

Flooding Mississippi River threatens catfish industry

Catfish farming in Mississippi faces grave danger from flooding.