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  1. Ross County Man To Take Ohio River Mission...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WCHI-AM Chillicothe

    A Ross County man with a Christian music ministry that has spanned almost 50 years, is planning a different kind of mission trip this summer. Major Young plans to take his 24-foot pontoon boat over 500 miles on the Ohio River from Portsmouth, Ohio to Cairo, Illinois.

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  2. Mississippi River bridge to close for a yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... to reopen March 18, 2016. The bridge carries U.S. 60 and U.S. 62 traffic, spanning the Mississippi River from the Cairo area of southern Illinois to near Charleston in southeast Missouri. Another bridge is just six miles to the north. Message boards ...

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  3. Deteriorating levee campaign raises deluge of questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KFVS12

    ... officials and the public why funds are needed to repair the deteriorating levees that stretch from Grand Tower to near Cairo, Illinois. "Save the Levees, Save the Future" will premier at a regional meeting in the Shawnee High School library, located ...

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  4. Army Corps Project Pits Farmland Against Flood ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | National Public Radio

    A big, metal gate designed in 1914 to protect Cairo, Ill., from flood waters marks the entrance to the town. Today, Cairo's population has dwindled to about 2,800 due in large part to floods, evacuations and a suffering economy.

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  5. Charles SmithRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    CAIRO, Ill. - Charles Louis Smith, 84, of Cairo, died at 7 a.m. Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Daystar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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  6. U.S. 60/62 Bridge Closing in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    The Illinois Department of Transportation is advising motorists to use alternates routes when travelling on US 60/62 near Cairo. The bridge over the Mississippi River between Illinois and Missouri will be closed for repairs on March 16, 2015.

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  7. Crews fight overnight church fire in Cairo, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | KFVS12

    Crews were on the scene of a church fire that broke out early Friday morning in Cairo, Illinois. According to emergency crews on the scene, a call came in just after 2 a.m. for the fire near the intersection of Douglas and Cedar.

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  8. Jean S KleinRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jean S. Klein, age 85, of Alton, passed away at 9:25 am, Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Fountain View Manor Memory Care in Granite City. She married William Russell "Bill" Klein of Cairo on August 13, 1951, at St. Joseph's Church in Cairo, Illinois.

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  9. Lillard WardenRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... January 30, 2015, at his home. He owned and operated Warden Supplies Shop in Mound City; served 21 years on the Cairo Fire Department; served in the National Guard; and was a member of the Kim Shriners Club in Cairo, Cairo Elks, the Masonic Lodge in ...

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  10. 9 escape house fire in Cairo, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | KFVS12

    According to Cairo Fire Chief John Meyer, a house is a total loss after a fire ripped through the home Sunday morning. Meyer says one person in the home saw smoke and was able to call authorities for help while alerting everyone in the home to get out.

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  11. Arnold pulls away against MarshallRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... 15-44. 3-pointers 4-13 (Blackburn 2, Williams 2). Free throws 5-7. Rebounds 31. Fouls 11. Record 13-4. Marshall 83, Cairo 30 - At Benton, Bailey Greer passed the 1,000-point mark as Marshall County breezed past Cairo, Illinois, at the Gunnar's Magic ...

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  12. Trial postponed for Cairo bank robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A jury trial has been postponed for a 30-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank employees and critically wounding a third during an attempted robbery. Trial postponed for Cairo bank robbery suspect A jury trial has been postponed for a 30-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank employees and critically wounding a third during an attempted robbery.

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  13. Cheryl "Carmel" AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Chisago County Press

    ... home in Lindstrom. Carmel was born January 28, 1958 in Carmel CA. Carmel was raised in Monterey, CA until moving to Cairo, IL. as a youth. She graduated from high school in Cairo then attended Paducah Technical College earning a degree in Auto ...

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  14. Trial postponed for Cairo man accused in fatal bank robberyRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A jury trial has been postponed for a 30-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank employees and critically wounding a third during an attempted robbery. James Watts of Cairo has pleaded not guilty to charges filed in connection with the May 15 holdup at the First National Bank branch in Cairo.

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  15. Man shot during robbery in CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KFVS12

    Cairo police are looking for a suspect involved in a shooting and robbery Sunday evening. Police say a 54-year-old man was getting out of a car on 35th Street when he was robbed of cash and his phone at 7:14 p.m. on Sunday.

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  16. Cairo, IL developing land for job growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KFVS12

    One hundred and ninety-three acres of property are being redeveloped in hopes to bring more jobs into the city of Cairo. According to Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman, a management services agreement took effect on April 24, 2014 which allows the city of Cairo and the Cairo Public Utilities to partner together to develop property on the west side of town.

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  17. Cairo, IL man sentenced for being a felon in possession of a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KFVS12

    Deldrick L. Spence, 28, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Ill., on one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon. According to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, Spence was sentenced to almost five years in prison, two years of supervised release, fined $200 and ordered to pay $100 special assessment after his guilty plea on Sept.

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  18. Amy Lynn Ahart - David Wayne RichieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... and the granddaughter of the late Golda and Elmer Knipe of Nauvoo, Ill., and the late Mary and John Sutterfield of Cairo, Ill. Lois and David Richie of Mocksville, N.C., are the parents of the groom. He is the grandson of the late Mamie and Carl ...

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  19. Missouri congressman urges completion of levee projectRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Missourian

    ... he plan would protect part of southeast Missouri, but opponents say it would increase the flood risk in places such as Cairo, Illinois, and destroy wildlife habitat.

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  20. Congressman urges completion of levee projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | KMIZ

    ... . The plan would protect part of southeast Missouri, but opponents say it would increase the flood risk in places like Cairo, Illinois, and destroy wildlife habitat.

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