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Ian Rappold

Byline: Bill Milligan photo Duty calls Ian Rappold, a 2002 graduate of Oakville Senior High School, picks up his gear as his unit, the 1221st Trans-portation Company of the Missouri National Guard, prepares to depart for active duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Victims skeptical of federal flood relief proposals

Volunteers fought rising water as federal officials met to shape relief proposals. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Doug Rensch For the Call South county residents say President Bill Clinton’s flood relief proposal, the result of talks last weekend in Arnold, will not be enough to keep their heads above water. “It’s a ripoff,” said David

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MHTD will inspect bridges after flood

The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Highway officials said last week they will inspect five bridges along the Meramec River before reopening them to traffic after flooding recedes. Bridges at Telegraph, Lemay Ferry, Tesson Ferry and Old

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All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

From the air, much of St. Louis County looks the same — all wet. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Experts are warning flood victims to use caution when returning to their homes after flood waters begin to recede. National Weather Service expects the Meramec, Missouri and Mississippi rivers to crest Saturday.

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