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Cairo, Illinois is located in Alexander County. Zip codes in Cairo, IL include 62914. The median home price in Cairo is $36,000. More Cairo information.

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28 min ago | Daily Herald

Hearing set for man accused in deadly Illinois bank holdup

A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been scheduled for another federal court appearance. U.S. District Judge J. Phil Gilbert has ordered James Nathaniel Watts to appear Oct. 1 in Gilbert's courtroom in Benton.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

Scientific Blogging

How Chicago Almost Ended Up In Wisconsin

Given its rampant crime, corruption and money issues, a lot of residents of Illinois publicly wish they could give Chicago away. They almost never had it at all.


Thu Sep 11, 2014


Original northern border of Illinois was south of Chicago and Lake Michigan

Chicago residents today might have had a Wisconsin zip code if the originally proposed northern boundary of Illinois had been approved. It was a straight line from the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan to just south of the Rock and Mississippi River confluence.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cherry Jones & Alvin Epstein to Lead Poets' Theatre's under Milk Wood Reading

The Poets' Theatre has announced that it is reorganizing and planning to present a full season of programming in 2014-2015.



Flood Warning for Alexander County was issued at September 16 at 9:45AM CDT

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