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Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.

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Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city..
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Frigid Missouri River floodwaters that left ruins, death and drowned livestock across the U.S. Midwest's farmland were expected to crest in northwestern Missouri..
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Frigid floodwaters pushing down the Missouri River left ruins, death and drowned livestock in their wake across the U.S. Midwest's farmland, and were expected to..
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Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream,..
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Along the Missouri, John Remus controls a network of dams that dictates the fate of millions. β€˜It was not designed to handle this.’
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A string of small Missouri towns prepared for the next deluge along the raging Missouri River on Wednesday after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5 billion in damage..
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A string of small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next deluge along the snow-melt-swollen Missouri River after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5 billion..
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Small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next wave of flooding along the snow melt-swollen Missouri River after high waters wreaked an estimated $1..
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Nebraskans struggled on Wednesday to clear the wreckage left by deadly floods that caused an estimated $1 billion in damage, while emergency officials farther..
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Emergency officials in Southern U.S. states kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as massive flooding that killed four people and caused more..
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More than a dozen states along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers are facing flood warnings and watches. CBS News weather producer David Parkinson joined CBSN..
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The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi, the National..
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In the past 15 years, sentencing guidelines for juveniles have changed. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty spoke to Patrick Flaherty, an inmate in Missouri..
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The National Weather Service forecasts major to historic flooding along portions of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins for the rest of this week. The..
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Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm triggered historic flooding along the..
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Travis Lee Davis escaped from his cell in Missouri late Saturday night. When he was caught by officers in Oklahoma, he stole a police car and fled.
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During a hearing on the 2020 census, Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Missouri, accused Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross of lying to Congress about the administration's efforts..
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BUFFALO, W.Va. (AP) β€” Toyota Motor Corp. on Thursday announced it is investing an additional $750 million at five U.S. plants that will bring nearly 600 new..
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Jordan Geist scores 30 points as No. 12 seed Missouri beats No. 13 seed Georgia 71-61 in SEC Tournament
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