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A logjam of trees downed by recent high winds and rising flood waters is piled up under the Wabasha Bridge, blocking boats into their slips at the St. Paul Yacht Club, creating a navigational hazard, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe)

Trees causing logjam on Mississippi near St. Paul

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Storm-swept trees and branches, some as big as telephone poles, are creating a logjam on the Mississippi River near downtown St. Paul.

Workers haven't been able to clear the debris because contractors were concerned about the high water levels, said city spokesman Joe Campbell.

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