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Published May 30, 2012, 12:00 AM

Garrison Dam spillway

This Tuesday, May 29, 2012, photo shows North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven, right, R-ND, and Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., during a tour of the Garrison Dam spillway in Bismarck, N.D. Their home states have long battled over whether the Missouri river should be managed to benefit upstream recreation or downstream navigation, but the flooding last summer has put flood control at the forefront of priorities. (AP Photo/The Bismarck Tribune)
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