Latest Mississippi basin Stories

2006-08-26 13:55:52

Corrects throughout after Coast Guard corrected its information to note a third section of river was still closed and expected to reopen this afternoon. CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Mississippi River remained partially closed on Saturday due to vessel accidents, a U.S.

2006-08-26 12:21:03

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Mississippi River was fully reopened late on Friday following a traffic freeze at three sections of the river on Thursday due to vessel accidents, a U.S. Coast Guard official said on Saturday.

2005-11-11 15:46:47

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Low water levels closed a nine-mile stretch of the Mississippi River near Lake Providence, Mississippi, on Friday afternoon, industry sources said. The U.S. Coast Guard said it stopped barge traffic at 11:27 a.m.

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  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.