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Iowa-Illinois port designation sought along the Mississippi

Iowa-Illinois port designation sought along the Mississippi

Several Iowa and Illinois counties hope to form a sprawling port district along the Mississippi River.

Backers say the plan would improve access to federal funding and aid business development. The Quad-City Times reports that organizers are working on getting governing boards in all 15 counties that share river access to join what would be designated a port statistical area.

Read the full article on the KCRG website.



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