Sarah McKenzie

Imagine unleashing the falls

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What if the Mississippi River flowed freely

around Minneapolis, unbridled by the concrete

structures that currently dictate its

shape?

Breaching the Twin Cities\' three sets of

locks and dams has been an idea floating for

years, but some environmentalists say it\'s time

to consider it more seriously.

\"Rivers weren\'t meant to have dams slung

across them,\" says Dean Rebuffoni, a Sierra

Club volunteer and former Star Tribune environmental

reporter. \"There is something about

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