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  1. Earthquake awareness week to begin SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... Survey. The New Madrid Fault Line runs along parts of Northeast Arkansas extending from Marked Tree, Ark., to Cairo, Ill. This seismic zone is the most active in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, according to geological surveys. ...

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  2. Federal inspectors on-site at Alexander Co. Housing AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KFVS12

    Federal inspectors were on-site in Cairo, Illinois on Tuesday, Feb. 2 assessing the living conditions of more than 400 people living in the Alexander County Housing Authority. Newly-appointed Director, Jason Ashmore, said the inspectors' appearance is a result of former management's illegal activity in years past.

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  3. Editorial: Workina man heart beneath Raunera s silk shirts?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The moment Rauner began his run for governor, he started talking in this folksy ol' way that might sound downright natural on a farm south of Cairo, Illinois, but totally fake coming from a multi-millionaire who grew up in Deerfield and attended Dartmouth and Harvard. Reporters have had a field day writing about how Rauner drops his "g's" like an Oklahoma banjo-picker.

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  4. CAPTURED! Man arrested in connection with Cairo shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KFVS12

    A second suspect in connection with a shooting that took place on Jan. 19 in Cairo, Illinois was arrested on Friday, Jan. 22. According to Police Chief John Bosecker, Alexander County Sheriff Tim Brown caught and arrested Young near the Cairo Airport. Young was believed to have been holding up somewhere in Cape Girardeau.

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  5. Cairo Bridge Re-OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Magic 95.1

    The Cairo bridge over the Ohio River was closed for a couple of hours last night for a structural inspection after it was hit by a barge. The right descending pier of the bridge was hit about 8:30 last night.

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  6. Buckner Contractor Facing Felony ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Magic 95.1

    ... of home repair fraud, aggravated home repair fraud and theft. He's due in court on the criminal charges March 3. The Cairo bridge over the Ohio River was closed for a couple of hours last night for a structural inspection after it was hit by a ...

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  7. Trailer fire burning in Cape Girardeau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | KFVS12

    ... everyone living in the trailer home got out safely. Traffic is being halted on the US 51/US 60/US 62 Ohio River "Cairo" Bridge between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky after the US Coast Guard received a report of a barge hitting one of the ...

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  8. Traffic halted after barge hits 'Cairo' BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KFVS12

    Traffic is being halted on the US 51/US 60/US 62 Ohio River "Cairo" Bridge between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky after the US Coast Guard received a report of a barge hitting one of the bridge's piers.

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  9. New executive director of Alexander Co. Housing appointed, no final HUD approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | KFVS12

    ... residents' questions and criticisms for roughly a half an hour, until the crowd dispersed. "HUD rejected you!" said Cairo resident Linda Frazier after the meeting adjourned. "HUD is the one who gives the money to the tenants, so you're saying that ...

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  10. Alexander Co. Housing Authority Board appoints new executive director, despite no HUD approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | KFVS12

    ... to the federal investigation into the Alexander County Housing Authority, money that was supposed to go to 300 Cairo, Ill. residents went to traveling, training and consulting fees. The ACHA has gone without a director and has been said to "cripple ...

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  11. Cairo's mayor calls for 2 county housing board members' resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | KFVS12

    Cairo's mayor wants two members of the Alexander County Housing Authority Board to step down, but they say they won't. Mayor Tyrone Coleman said he called for the resignation of the Alexander County Housing Authority Board Chairman Andy Clarke and board member Monica Smith on Jan. 14, 2016 but, Clarke said they plan on continuing their duties on the board.

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  12. Ohio Valley prepares for a River SweepaRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Tri-County News

    It may be five months away, but the date has been set and volunteers are being sought for the 2016 Ohio River Sweep. Organized by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission since 1989, this year's event has been set for June 18. River Sweep encompasses the entire length of the river from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill., as well as its tributaries, and enlists volunteers to remove trash and debris from its banks.

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  13. Cairo, IL man arrested, sentenced on gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | KFVS12

    Jim Flummer, State's Attorney of Pulaski County, Illinois, announced on Wednesday, Jan. 13 that Deangelo Jones, 19, of Cairo, Illinois, was convicted of the of unlawful possession a handgun in a motor vehicle. Jones was sentenced to 12 months with conditional discharge, 14 days incarceration in the Pulaski County Detention Center and accompanying fines, fees and court costs.

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  14. Widening river project in talks after two levees failRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | KFVS12

    ... and after data that we can compare." One area of concern encountered during this year's flood was a pumping station in Cairo that didn't working properly on 28th street. Crews spent a day working on it, and were able to get it working again fairly ... 1 comment

  15. Cairo water district confirms safe drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | KFVS12

    A barge operator in Cairo, Ill. is accused of committing more than 500 violations for allegedly dumping pollutants into the Ohio River over seven years.

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  16. Harrisburg Man Dead after Overturning SemiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Magic 95.1

    148 just north of Ogden Road. A truck being driven by 27-year old Jessica Adams of Cairo, and an SUV being driven by 53-year old Barbara Holland of Vienna were heading northbound.

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  17. Simpkins to Face Sentencing Feb. 17thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Magic 95.1

    A man will face a judge next month and will find out how long he will be behind bars after pleading guilty to murdering a Cairo woman. On Wednesday, 43-year old Christopher Simpkins, also of Cairo, pleaded guilty to the charge of killing 25-year old Gloria Wiggins.

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  18. Western Kentucky bridge over Ohio River still closedRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a western Kentucky bridge over the Ohio River that was closed last week due to high water remains shut down. The cabinet says engineers are in contact with the Army Corps of Engineers about water levels at the U.S. 51/U.S. 60/U.S. 62 Ohio River "Cairo" Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois.

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  19. Barge company accused of polluting riverRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    A federal complaint has been filed against a barge company alleging it discharged sewage and polluted wastewater into the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois, for more than half a decade, according to WKMS.

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  20. US 51 at 'Cairo' Bridge to remain closed through ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The US 51/US 60/US 62 Ohio River "Cairo" Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois remains closed Thursday where floodwaters covered the bridge approach levee at the Kentucky end of the span. Highway crews and sheriff's deputies are manning barricades at each end of the closed section of US 51 near the bridge.

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