Missouri Park Officials Close Swimming Beaches

Posted: Jun 20, 2013 4:32 AM by Associated Press
Updated: Jun 20, 2013 5:33 AM

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Five swimming beaches at Missouri parks have been closed because after tests this week showed high levels of bacteria.

A sixth beach -- at Mark Twain State Park -- remains closed because of flooding.

The Department of Natural Resources says those placed off-limits for swimming because of bacteria are at Harry S. Truman State Park; Grand Glaize beach at the Lake of the Ozarks; the Pittsburg beach at Pomme de Terre; St. Joe's State Park in Park Hills; and Wakonda in northeastern Missouri.

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