Height of Illinois levees concerning to some in Missouri 

ST. LOUIS (AP) — State versus state battle lines are being drawn across the Mississippi River, with a top Missouri official urging Illinois regulators to back away from a plan allowing higher levees that could worsen flooding on the Missouri side of the river. Concerns raised by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley echo those of environmentalists and the Corps of Engineers. But advocates of higher levees say they are needed with flooding so frequent.