Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, listens as Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh with the Army Corps of Engineers answers questions during a news conference near the Birds Point levee Sunday, May 1, 2011, in ... more 
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, listens as Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh with the Army Corps of Engineers answers questions during a news conference near the Birds Point levee Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Mississippi County, Mo. The Army Corps of Engineers is considering blowing a two-mile hole into the Birds Point levee in southeast Missouri, which would flood 130,000 acres of farmland in Missouri's Mississippi County but protect nearby Cairo, Ill. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jeff Roberson
Sun, May 1, 2011 8:52 PM EDT