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Mississippi River closed near Baton Rouge after towboat sinks: U.S. Coast Guard


The U.S. Coast Guard closed the Mississippi River to all vessel traffic on Thursday near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after a towboat sank in the major commodity shipping waterway. (Reuters US News) More More

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