Mississippi River has enough water to stay open: Senator Durbin

Reuters: The drought-drained Mississippi River will stay open for commerce as workers make progress clearing rock from a critical stretch of the nation's busiest waterway, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said on Monday after touring the river on a boat. The White House has said "any option is on the table" to keep the river open to commerce if water levels drop too low, Durbin said in a phone interview. Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, and other officials took to the water near Thebes, Illinois, where......

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