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Section of bluff collapses in Alton neighborhood

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ALTON, Ill. (AP) -- A section of bluff along the Mississippi River has collapsed in the southern Illinois community of Alton, threatening at least one home.

The (Alton) Telegraph reports that the mudslide was discovered early Saturday by a newspaper delivery person.

Ameren has been called to the scene to shut off utilities.

No injuries have been reported.

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Information from: The Telegraph, http://www.thetelegraph.com

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