Outlawing drinking gear won't stop rowdy rafters

Monday, August 17, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 12:49 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 17, 2009

Float trips are a way of Missourian life. The summer rolls around, and the Niangua, Jacks Fork and strings of other waterways are covered with inner tubes and canoes.