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Southeast Missouri Company to Build Portion of President’s Wall

NOGALES, AZ - MAY 14: A steel wall separates Nogales, Sonora, Mexico (L) from a U.S. Border Patrol agent in his sector May 14, 2006 in Nogales, Arizona. U.S. President George W. Bush will address the nation on the immigration issue May 15. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

(Dexter) A southeastern Missouri company has been contracted to help build a part of the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

R.K.E. Contractors of Dexter is building a 15 mile wall and structure in the Rio Grande region of Texas.

The company was awarded nearly 200-million dollars by the federal government, not Mexico, to do the wall work.

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