Freezing temps slow efforts to raise sunken towboat

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Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 12:00 am

DAVENPORT — Salvage operations for a sunken towboat on the Mississippi River at LeClaire have been slowed as workers cope with below-freezing temperatures, which are expected to linger for days.

Workers had hoped to raise the bow of the sunken Stephen L. Colby by Friday but were unable to do so.

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