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Mississippi River reopens to boat and barge traffic

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 14, 2021 11:39 AM CT | Published: May 14, 2021 9:20 AM CT

The Mississippi River reopened to boat and barge traffic this morning, the United States Coast Guard said Friday, May 14.


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Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay’s 27-year journalism career has taken him to many newspapers in four states. However, he had never returned to work in any of the other cities where he had been before until the opportunity to report for the Daily Memphian presented itself. He covers business for the Daily Memphian.