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Rivers on the Rebound—As shipping shifts to waterways, Missouri stands to benefit

It’s hard to imagine anything more essential to Missouri than our rivers. Our state was founded at the confluence of two of the world’s mightiest waterways. The name it was given, Missouri, derives from the Native American term meaning “he of the big canoe,” according to some scholars. For thousands of years, the lives of the people who lived on

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