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Adam Allington



Adam Allington is an reporter covering economics and policy in the Washington D.C. bureau.

In addition to his work with Marketplace, Adam also worked for the Associated Press, the St. Louis Federal Reserve, and St. Louis Public Radio. He was a 2012 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan.

Latest Stories (272)

Levee breach spares town but douses harvest hopes for many farmers

May 3, 2011
The Army Corps of Engineers' move to blow up an agricultural levee saves Cairo, Ill., from flooding, but inundates prime growing land in Missouri, costing farmers hundreds of millions in losses.
A road passing under Interstate 55 is closed due to flooding on May 3, 2011 at Cape Girardeau, Mo. The Army Corps of Engineers yesterday blew a massive hole in a levee at the confluence of these two rivers to lower the river levels upstream and to help save the town of Cairo, Ill.
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Lower gas taxes lure drivers to Mo.

Mar 28, 2011
With lower state taxes on gasoline, among others, Mo. is easily undercutting its border mate, Ill., when it comes to the price to fill up.
A cart carries off a group of people portraying slaves during the staging of a re-enactment of a mid-19th century slave auction January 15, 2011 in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.
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