March 14, 2014 8:29 PM

A million snow geese take refuge 90 miles from Kansas City

At noon or a little after, open your windows as you enter Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge and you will hear the low, rumbling roar of their collective wings and voices before you see them. Five miles away in Mound City, Mo., the smiles grow broader. When the birds come, so do sales of food, gas, lodging and alcohol.

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