Mayors press for federal focus on Miss. River

Associated Press
Mayors press for federal focus on Miss. River

FILE - This Nov. 28, 2012 file photo provided by The United States Coast Guard shows man-made dikes, perpendicular to the shore, and large sandbars exposed by low water levels along the shoreline of the Mississippi River South of St. Louis. Mayors from states along the Mississippi river said Thursday, March 21, 2013 that they would work with federal lawmakers to sharpen the national focus on the waterway after two years in which shipping has been threatened by flooding and then drought. (AP Photo/United States Coast Guard, Colby Buchanan, File)

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