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August 05, 2019 - 4:53 pm
(KMOX) - Unmanned surveillance balloons are being launched to conduct "persistent surveillance" for narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats over six Midwest states. Missouri and Illinois are among the states that these 25 high-altitude, solar-powered balloons will fly over possibly...
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Mylar balloons stuck in power lines in Albers, Ill. on May 25, 2019
Ameren-Illinois photo
May 25, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Part of Clinton County, Illinois lost electricity, Saturday
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balloons are released in Memorial Stadium before an NCAA college football game
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August 15, 2018 - 3:09 pm
Following efforts to limit plastic bags, the push by environmentalists against straws has gained traction and balloon seem to be next on the chopping block.
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