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Governor Jay Nixon shakes hands with second-graders from Rushville Elementary School Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 near Rushville, Mo. The Governor announced that $3.3 million in community development block grants (CDBG) will be used to assist seven levee districts along the Missouri River with repairing and rebuilding after last years flood. (AP Photo/St. Joseph News-Press, Jessica Stewart)

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State to chip in to help repair levees

Gov. Jay Nixon said Friday that Missouri is chipping in $3.3 million to help fix seven flood-battered northwest Missouri levees and likely will provide more repair money for three other levees in the next couple weeks.


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