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  1. Fire causes damage to Cairo homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KFVS12

    Fire crews were called to a house fire in the 2300 block of Washington Ave. in Cairo, Illinois early Saturday afternoon. A captain with the Cairo Fire Department says flames were seen coming from the main floor of the large two story home when they arrived.


  2. Levee Project Opposed by ManyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    ... homes in Illinois more susceptible to flooding. Richard Grigsby, president of the Alexander-Pulaski NAACP branch in Cairo, says a lot of the people living there are black, so it's a civil rights issue, but it isn't just about race. "You talk about ... 6 comments

  3. Black leaders speak against Missouri levee projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this May 3, 2011 file photo white caps from flood waters pouring onto Missouri farmland outline the Birds Point levee on the Mississippi River after it was intentionally blown up to reduce the river level just enough to spare nearby Cairo, Ill., a town where 72 percent of the 2,600 residents are black. Government and civic leaders say a new levee project in the Missouri Bootheel region, part of the same levee system, would increase the flood risk in predominantly black communities in Illinois.


  4. Major Fine, Denials in Railcar DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | PaintSquare

    ... detail entry, monitoring and rescue requirements. Doss, who also runs a safety consultancy called HSE Consulting in Cairo, IL, emphatically denied the OSHA allegations in an interview Friday (Dec. 12). The cleaner was working May 20 inside a railcar ...


  5. The Remaining 45Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | TrekEarth

    ... and Monongahela Rivers. The 981-mile (1,579 km) Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River. Geri Kalan 45A Bu dA1 4nkA1 4 yA1 4klemem Washington ...


  6. Cairo high schoolers mourn loss of classmate, pray for anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KFVS12

    High school students in Cairo, Ill. are mourning the loss of one of their classmates and praying for another after a shooting in Mounds before Thanksgiving.


  7. Afternoons with RogerRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    ... game in Champaign, Illinois. I also got to host my first radio show, a Saturday show on my dad's station, WKRO in Cairo, Illinois. He or my mom had to drive me to work and come and get me after the shift was over. I would pack a sandwich and a soda ...


  8. Wanna Know Washington? Read These 5 MemoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... all our lives: How a collapsing economy in Athens, Greece, affects businesses in Athens, Georgia. How a revolution in Cairo, Egypt, impacts life in Cairo, Illinois," and so on. She has said very clearly that it's not a work intended for an audience ...


  9. Robert W. a Peanuta StroudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... 85, of Palatka, formerly of Rock Falls, passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1929, in Cairo, Illinois, to Charles Edgar and Effie Mae (Parker) Stroud. Robert was drafted into the Army, and served in Korea with ...


  10. Cairo, Illinois students, teachers to get iPadsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | KFVS12

    They are among 114 schools in the country in economically challenged areas where leaders proved they're working to bring the best education to their students. 'I'm excited because it's going to help me learn more about math and reading," 3rd grader Chassidy Johnson, said.


  11. House Speaker Boehner stumps for Mike Bost in Marion, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Total Project Cost: $943,000 (5 jobs to be created; 11 jobs to be retained). Community Health & Emergency Services, Cairo : Purchase of equipment necessary to implement an optometry/ophthalmology program for residents of Cairo and Alexander County. ...


  12. Riversweep Poster Contest underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | People's Defender

    ... for the Ohio River and its tributaries. The Sweep covers nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Cairo, Ill., and averages more than 17,000 volunteers a year. Trash collected during the Sweep has included cars, tires, furniture, ...


  13. Marshall County EMA Encourages Participation in "Great Central U.S. Shakeout"Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    ... Southwestern Indiana. The New Madrid Seismic zone has several fault lines that stretch from Marked Tree, Arkansas to Cairo, Illinois. Marshall County EMA Director Clyde Avery said, "Both zones are in close enough proximity that a large earthquake ...


  14. Kenneth DunlapRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

    Kenneth Dunlap, died at his home in Gilbertsville on Thursday evening, October 9, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Cairo, Illinois, on June 27, 1928.


  15. Shooting investigation underway near Cairo, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | KFVS12

    Authorities are investigating after a 34-year-old man was shot in Future City, Illinois, just outside of Cairo on Tuesday evening, Oct. 7. The sheriff said they have questioned a few people and want to talk with the victim to learn more about what happened.


  16. Cairo unveils memorial to 2 slain bank workersRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Two bank workers killed during what authorities say was a botched robbery are being remembered with memorials near their former southern Illinois workplace. WSIL-TV reports that dozens of people turned out Saturday for the dedication of two benches bearing the names of Anita Grace and Nita Jo Smith near First National Bank of Cairo .


  17. New Memorial For Women Killed At Cairo BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | WSIL

    Dozens of people met in Cairo Saturday morning to honor two women who were fatally attacked leaving work. Less than five months after the murders at First National Bank, a group unveiled a memorial dedicated to each of the victims.


  18. Two People Die In Car WreckRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Magic 95.1

    ... Tuesday on the east side of the Agriculture building. The victim was treated for minor injuries Continue Reading>> Cairo, Ill. - The man accused of killing two women during a bank robbery will stand trial in January. 30-year-old James Nathaniel ...


  19. Man Accused Of Taking Inappropriate PhotosRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Magic 95.1

    ... Tuesday on the east side of the Agriculture building. The victim was treated for minor injuries Continue Reading>> Cairo, Ill. - The man accused of killing two women during a bank robbery will stand trial in January. 30-year-old James Nathaniel ...


  20. Fatal Bank Robbery Suspect To Stand Trial In JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    He's accused of stabbing and killing Anita Joe Grace and Nita Jo Smith at the First National Bank in Cairo on May 15. Watts is also accused of injuring a 23-year-old woman in the attack.


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