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  1. Unrelenting rain leads to more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crescent-News.com

    ... And in southern Illinois, the Ohio River was climbing toward an expected crest 7 feet above flood stage Saturday at Cairo, drenching farmland in that area. Northwest Indiana has been hit particularly hard during June. Agricultural experts said last ...

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  2. Rice looking forward to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... season. She played just nine games in her junior basketball season, one of which was a 26-point outburst against Cairo, Illinois, until her year came to an end with her second straight season-ending injury - again to her right foot. "I rushed into ...

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  3. Corps of Engineers ends Phase II, continues to monitor high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KFVS12

    ... on the upper Mississippi River. They say areas in the northern part of the Memphis District, in Charleston, Mo. and Cairo, Ill., sectors remain in Phase I flood fight. Officials in the Memphis District expect to finish Phase I around Wednesday, July ...

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  4. Corps of Engineers moves into Phase II of flood fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | KFVS12

    ... area of current or possible flooding is located in the northern portion of the Memphis District in Charleston, Mo. and Cairo, Ill. sectors. The lands likely to be affected by the forecasted high water are located in and around the communities of ... 1 comment

  5. Tropical Storm Bill Adds to Already High Water ConditionsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Progressive Farmer

    Last month, heavy rains moved across Texas and Oklahoma then through the center of the Midwestern states. The result was flooding and high water on the Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois and Upper Mississippi rivers between St. Louis and Cairo, Illinois.

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  6. Carbondale Police Searching for Theft SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Magic 95.1

    ... white man and white woman, and are believed to be driving a white Nissan Cube. Continue Reading>> A shooting death in Cairo on Friday is under investigation by the Illinois State Police. 18-year old Marquad Harris of Cairo is accused of shooting ...

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  7. Volunteers ready for Ohio River SweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Virginia's shores, volunteers are also part of the effort in all states which border the Ohio River from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois. "Boy Scouts, Rotary Clubs, we get a little bit of everybody," said Rote. "This event is done in conjunction with ...

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  8. Corps of Engineers deployed to Charleston, Cairo for floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KFVS12

    ... on the Upper Mississippi River. This means USACE personnel deployed to the field in the areas of Charleston, Mo. and Cairo, Il. Floodfight personnel will monitor all federal flood control works including levees, flood walls and pumping stations in ...

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  9. Ohio River Sweep Scheduled for June 20Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Huntington News

    ... its tributaries. The cleanup encompasses the entire length of the river, from its origin in Pittsburgh to its end in Cairo, Ill., and will cover more than 3,000 miles of shoreline. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is ...

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  10. River SweepRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    From Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill., next week, groups of volunteers will be cleaning up the banks of the Ohio River, and its tributaries, as part of the annual Ohio River Sweep. The amount of debris they will face is astounding.

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  11. Cairo, IL man facing 5 counts of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | KFVS12

    Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in Cairo, Illinois on Friday, June 12 at around 9:25 p.m. According to Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton, a man was taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital from Cairo with multiple gunshot wounds. Illinois State Police say Marquad J. Harris, 18, of Cairo, Ill., allegedly shot Christopher L. Nelson, 34, also of Cairo.

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  12. 1 arrested in connection to deadly Cairo shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | KFVS12

    Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in Cairo, Illinois on Friday, June 12 at around 9:25 p.m. According to Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton, a man was taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital from Cairo with multiple gunshot wounds.

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  13. Dad was a riverboat gambler and stern task masterRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... Precious do her business, when I noted three elderly gents whittling on a bench beside the Mississippi River near Cairo, Illinois, a wide-open gambling town back in the 1940s, complete with fancy riverboats where folks, including my father, gambled. ...

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  14. Help wanted for annual River Sweep cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states and more than 3,000 miles of shoreline from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill., according to the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. The River Sweep is sponsored by ORSANCO and other state ...

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  15. Bet you didn't know these six iconic images call Talladega homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Alabama Live

    ... the murals and their accompanying works during their BMA residency. Who: Hale Woodruff (1900-1980) was born in Cairo, Ill., and was raised in Nashville, Tenn., where he became an adopted son of the South. His art training was diverse; he studied at ...

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  16. Courierarea counties prepare for River SweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Madison Courier

    Six states and thousands of volunteers in the Midwest will join forces on Saturday, June 20 to clean the Ohio River during the annual Ohio River Sweep. Organized by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission and several environmental protection agencies, the river sweep spans the length of the river -- from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill.

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  17. Annual River Sweep Set for June 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WEHT

    The event, just ten days away, brings together efforts in six states extending the entire length of the Ohio River from Pittsburgh, PA to Cairo, IL.

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  18. Racing pigeon sojourns in CowetaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Times-Herald

    ... Farms in Opelika, AL, who breeds pigeons for racing. Around the end of April, he sent a group of birds on a race to Cairo, IL, but because of inclement weather conditions many of them did not make it to the destination. "I asked Mr. Harvard what he ...

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  19. City readies for riverfront cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Tri-County News

    ... started in 1989. "The cleanup encompasses the entire length of the river, from its origin in Pittsburgh to its end in Cairo, Ill., including nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline and many tributaries." The website also stated that more than the 7,000 tons ...

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  20. 2017 jury trial date set for man accused of Cairo bank attackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | 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. 1 comment

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