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  1. Theresa Greenwood, 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Star Press

    Theresa was born December 28, 1936, in Cairo, IL, the daughter of Hubert and Lillian Winfrey.

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  2. Study of 2011 Illinois flood will lead to better preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Science Daily

    In May 2011, when the US Army Corps of Engineers used explosives to breach a levee south of Cairo, Ill., diverting the rising waters of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers to prevent flooding in the town, about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland were inundated.

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  3. Study of 2011 Illinois flood will lead to better preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Science Daily

    In May 2011, when the US Army Corps of Engineers used explosives to breach a levee south of Cairo, Ill., diverting the rising waters of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers to prevent flooding in the town, about 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland were inundated.

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  4. What Cooperation and Conflict in an Insect's Society Can Teach Us About Social AcceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2009 | Science Daily

    ... of life'. Using a new In May 2011, when the US Army Corps of Engineers used explosives to breach a levee south of Cairo, Ill., diverting the rising waters of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers to prevent flooding in the An international team of ...

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  5. University of Illinois study of 2011 flood will lead to better preparednessRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    ... Lower Mississippi flood. In May 2011, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers used explosives to breach a levee south of Cairo, Ill., diverting the rising waters of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers to prevent flooding in the town, about 130,000 acres ...

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  6. Chicago's snow removal costs already $4.5 million over budget for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... tons but dropped to 70,000 tons after a Morton Salt Co. barge got stuck in ice on the Mississippi River near Downstate Cairo. The hired trucks - a term that's been verboten at City Hall since the 2004 scandal by the same name - come from KLF and ...

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  7. Chicago's snow removal costs already $4.5 million over budget for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... tons but dropped to 70,000 tons after a Morton Salt Co. barge got stuck in ice on the Mississippi River near Downstate Cairo. The hired trucks - a term that's been verboten at City Hall since the 2004 scandal by the same name - come from KLF and ...

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  8. Fri., 12:39pm: Army Corps monitoring ice on Ohio RiverRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | Tribune-Chronicle

    The unusual amounts and thickness of the ice has Army Corps engineers taking special steps to operate the 20 locks and dams along the Ohio River from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill.

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  9. Army Corps monitoring river duri...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | The Review

    The unusual amounts and thickness of the ice has Army Corps engineers taking special steps to operate the 20 locks and dams along the Ohio River from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill.

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  10. Cairo students participate in seat belt safety programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2013 | KFVS12

    The Cairo High School Beta Club's Teen Safe Pilot Driving Program held an event on January 31 in the Cairo High School Cafeteria about seat belt safety.

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  11. Camp Fundamental in Cairo teaches kids basketball and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | KFVS12

    Children in Cairo, Illinois are getting an education inside and outside of the classroom.

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  12. Deep freeze in Midwest places winter wheat, other grain shipments at riskRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | The Logan County Herald

    ... for soybean barges loaded this week along the largely ice-free lower Ohio River and on the Mississippi south of Cairo, Illinois. Along with the river issues, the cold blast has caused localized shortages and price spikes for natural gas, the fuel ...

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  13. Tow boat gets stuck on the Ohio RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The Coast Guard says that the "Amber Britney" was pushing a 15 barge tow of corn en route to Cairo, IL when it ran aground on the left descending bank of the Ohio.

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  14. Barge stuck on the Ohio RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The Coast Guard says that the "Amber Britney" barge was pushing 15 barges of corn en route to Cairo, IL when it ran aground on the left descending bank of the Ohio.

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  15. UPDATE 1-Deep freeze persists in U.S. Midwest; winter wheat at riskRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | Reuters

    ... for soybean barges loaded this week along the largely ice-free lower Ohio River and on the Mississippi south of Cairo, Illinois. Along with the river issues, the cold blast has caused localized shortages and price spikes for natural gas, the fuel ...

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  16. Bald Eagles Featured at the Windmill Cultural CenterEd Britton,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | Prairie Advocate

    ... species list in 2007 but is still protected under several migratory bird laws. Britton was born and raised in Cairo, Illinois, and moved to Ottawa, Ill. He graduated from Ottawa Township High School. After completing Illinois Valley Community ...

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  17. City turns to private truckers to replenish salt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... replenish a supply that dropped to 70,000 tons after a Morton Salt Co. barge got stuck on the Mississippi River near Cairo. "This is not a salt shortage. We're taking proactive measures to ensure there are ample amounts of salt to keep residents ...

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  18. Farming ballot measure campaign heats upFarming ballot measure...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... from Illinois, was ravaged by flooding after the Army Corps of Engineers blasted a hole in a levee to save the town of Cairo, Illinois from the rising Mississippi. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Opposition is starting ...

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  19. Freight Rates EasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | Progressive Farmer

    ... are not as dire, but they are experiencing not only ice, but low water levels as well and the problem runs south to Cairo. In addition, the rock removal project at Thebes, Ill., is causing delays for barges moving through that area. The USACE has ...

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  20. W.Va. chemical spill now tough to track in riversRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Commission had predicted the spill would arrive Thursday at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, near Cairo (KEHR'-oh), Ill. But the commission's manager of water resource assessment, Sam Dinkins, says chemical concentrations from the ...

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