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  1. 2017 jury trial date set for man accused of Cairo bank attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | KFVS12

    A jury trial date has been set for a man accused of killing two women and critically injuring another at a Cairo, Illinois bank in 2014. The jury trial was set for January 23, 2017 at 9 a.m. The trial date was set Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Federal Courthouse in Benton, Illinois.

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  2. Police chief: 1 shot in Mounds, drove to Cairo, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KFVS12

    According to Mounds Police Chief Lloyd Bosacker, a person was shot on Highway 37 south of Mounds around 6 p.m.

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  3. Police chief: 1 shot in Mounds, drove to Cairo, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KFVS12

    According to Mounds Police Chief Lloyd Bosacker, a person was shot on Highway 37 south of Mounds around 6 p.m.

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  4. B.B. King On Life, Plantation Living And His 'Droopy-Drawers' SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... with young people today; they feel that they're not really happy with the status quo. It was like, let's say you leave Cairo, Ill., and you moved to Chicago. Wow! That's what Memphis was like: Wow, great big city. I had never been in a city that ...

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  5. Pokey LaFargeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Ink 19

    ... of "Something in the Water," the syncopated beat and sexy bass slaps of "The Spark." I welcome the country gospel of "Cairo, Illinois," and the surprising flamenco ballad "Goodbye, Barcelona." I can even roll with the playful horns and childlike ...

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  6. Cairo bridge reopensRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The U.S. 51/60/62 Ohio River bridge at Cairo, Ill., closed to traffic for just over an hour Thursday morning at the request of the U.S. Coast Guard after a barge hit a pier.

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  7. Pearl MillerRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... at age three months, she was adopted by her mother's sister and husband Lula and Ross Washington. Pearl was raised in Cairo, Illinois with her adoptive sisters and brothers. She was later adopted by Herbert and Ura Lee Hardimon. She continued her ...

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  8. Oliver A. 'Junior' McClellan Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    PULASKI, Ill. - Oliver A. "Junior" McClellan Jr., age 89, of Pulaski, Illinois, passed away at 4:25 a.m. Monday, May 4, 2015, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Illinois.

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  9. To Do: Week of May 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Times

    ... Zombee Candle , A Mighty Fine Beast , Wild Hearts, WIRED & SASSY, LLC - Artisan Jewelry , Sacred Strawberry , Gems of Cairo and more to be announced. Parking will be in Robinson's Rescue's east lot. The event will take place in the south parking ...

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  10. Cairo native says similarities, differences in '67 protests and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KFVS12

    It wasn't more than 50 years ago, protests and riots took place on the streets of downtown Cairo, Illinois. Buildings were set a blaze and the National Guard called in during the summer of 1967.

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  11. Lady Bombers Late Rally Falls ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | West Kentucky News

    ... oo big a hole to get out of. The Lady Bombers next play on Tuesday night, April 28th at Carlisle County before hosting Cairo, IL on the 29th.

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  12. This week is the 150th anniversary of the Sultana disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Examiner.com

    ... going home after surviving the hell-hole prisons where they had finally been released. They were heading to Cairo, Illinois to continue their trek to the homes and families that they had not seen in years. At around two in the morning of April 27, ...

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  13. Judge grants delay in Illinois fatal bank robbery trialRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... a hearing on May 27. Prosecutors say their decision to pursue the death penalty makes the continuance necessary. The Cairo (KAIR-oh) man has pleaded not guilty to charges filed in connection with the holdup at the First National Bank branch in ...

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  14. Death penalty sought for man accused in deadly Cairo bank stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KFVS12

    The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois is seeking the death penalty for a man accused in a deadly attempted bank robbery in Cairo, Illinois. On Tuesday, April 21, Stephen R. Wigginton, U.S. Attorney for the Southern Dist.

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  15. Civil War encampment teaches history with re-enactmentRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    ... a few days of training and drilling, they took a train downstate to Springfield, and then they traveled to Cairo, where they participated in the Cairo Expedition.” After protecting the building of ironclad warships in Mound City, the Sandwich ...

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  16. Tom Kacich: Prof shows UI tuition hikes are pushing blacks, rural residents outRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... that are set out for anyone, that these opportunities open up," he said. He related the anecdote of a young man from Cairo, Ill., who he said "had all the talent intellectually and socially to come to the University of Illinois," but once he saw ...

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  17. C. Glenda MescherRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... of Roy and Sophia (Zimmers) Shetler. She married C. Harold Mescher of Cypress, Illinois, in 1940. They moved to Cairo in 1941 and remained there until they moved to Marion in 1968 and then they moved to Metropolis in 1969. Glenda was an active ...

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  18. Helicopter drops eggs and skydivers at Easter egg huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... from a helicopter. Thousands of parents and children looked to the sky as two skydivers from SEMO Skydiving out of Cairo, Illinois dropped the eggs from the helicopter at around 5,000 feet. Pastors with the Connection Point Church say it's important ...

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  19. Good Friday Prayer March held in Cairo, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | KFVS12

    "We have seen so many negativity coming from outside but we want to tell the people this is a nice place to live and it is a good place for anybody to come and make it his home," said Rev. James Muriuki, with Church of the Redeemer.

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  20. Pokey LaFarge Laments Labels, Defends America's HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... reflections on contemporary life in middle America on songs such as "Knocking the Dust Off the Rust Belt Tonight" and "Cairo, Illinois." The entire record aims to evoke the same affable spirit in its listeners as in those who hear the music live. ...

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