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Published March 18, 2012, 03:15 PM

1st Tow Boat, Barges Head up Mississippi River

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The shipping navigation season has started a bit earlier than normal as the first tow boat and barges traveled north on the Mississippi River.

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