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Waters still rising around evacuated llinois town

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(Updates with Missouri attorney general asking U.S. Supreme Court to intervene; changes dateline previously CHICAGO)

By Miriam Moynihan

ST. LOUIS, May 1 (Reuters) - Missouri's attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday to intervene and block a proposed federal plan to protect the southern Illinois town of Cairo by blowing up a levee on the Mississippi River.

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