PHOTO GALLERY: Day-by-day coverage of 2011 flood — Day 6

UPDATE: Court won't block plan to blast Missouri levee
Saturday, April 30, 2011 | 4:14 p.m. CDT; updated 7:51 p.m. CDT, Saturday, April 30, 2011

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A federal appeals court cleared the way Saturday for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to blow a hole through a levee along the Mississippi River in Missouri to try to prevent flooding in a small Illinois town.