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  1. Whata s In A Name: Mary BickerdykeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... when the Civil War broke out. When her church pastor asked for a volunteer to bring supplies to Union soldiers in Cairo, Illinois, no one would volunteer. So he volunteered Bickerdyke. She found someone to care for her kids and headed south. When ...

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  2. A $2 million gift for Museum of Street Culture that's taking root in Dallas' historic 508 Park Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Gardere , whose work includes the Louvre-Lens Museum in France and the renovation of the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, has also signed on to help design the museum. Govenar said Wednesday that the museum has partnered with the Nasher Sculpture ...

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  3. Ackerman, Jeanne Ann Ackerman Lakeland - Jeanne AnnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Jeanne Ann Ackerman, age 87, passed away on January 17, 2017, in Lakeland, FL. She was born 12/8/29 in Cairo, IL.

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  4. Space heater causes house fire for family of 5 in Cairo, IL.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | KFVS12

    The damage is mostly in the bedroom where the space heater was located, the rest of the house has smoke damage.

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  5. Family of 5 escapes Cairo, IL house fire caused by space heaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | KFVS12

    The damage is mostly in the bedroom where the space heater was located, the rest of the house has smoke damage.

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  6. Cincinnati Reds History: Crosley Field FloodsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Call to the Pen

    ... came in January 1937, causing the Ohio River to flood. Damage occurred from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on through Cairo, Illinois. Approximately one million people were left homeless, with $500 million in damages occurring (close to $9 billion today). ...

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  7. Vintage photos of the record 1937 Ohio River floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | PennLive.com

    ... 1937. Parts of the river reached flood stage as early as Jan. 8. All 981 miles of the waterway -- from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois -- had flooded by Jan. 24. The stages in the Ohio River, particularly in the lower portion, rose at a fairly uniform ...

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  8. JENKINS Sr., Dixon F.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    JENKINS Sr., Dixon F. 78, of Columbus, OH, formerly of Dayton, passed away at his residence January 10, 2017. He was born to the late Lyda and Lawrence D. Jenkins on April 20, 1938 in Cairo, IL.

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  9. Lillie Mae FlemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    CAIRO, Ill. -- Lillie Mae Fleming, a longtime resident of Cairo, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Life Care Nursing Home in La Center, Kentucky, at the age of 99. She was born on August 11, 1917, in Cairo, Illinois, to the late Lillie Gertrude "Edwards" Bagby and to the late Noonan Bagby.

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  10. First Listen: Natalie Hemby, 'Puxico'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... U2 of No Line On The Horizon . Plenty of musical country keepsakes are displayed here, too, from the fingerpicking in "Cairo, IL" to the nod in "Grand Restoration" to "Will The Circle Be Unbroken." Hemby wants to celebrate those circles that make up ...

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  11. Sharon (Kessler) FulcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    CAIRO, Ill. -- Sharon Fulcher, 80, of Villa Ridge, died at 1:50 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2016, at Anna Nursing and Rehabilitation.

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  12. Hear Natalie Hemby Recall Small-Town Romance in 'Lovers on Display'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... creened at Nashville's Belcourt Theater. 1. "Time Honored Tradition" 2. "Lovers on Display" 3. "Grand Restoration" 4. "Cairo, IL" 5. "Ferris Wheel" 6. "Worn" 7. "This Town Still Talks About You" 8. "I Remember How You loved Me" 9. "Return"

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  13. Control the Heartland: Union Ironclads in the Western TheaterRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | HistoryNet

    A peculiar fleet of shallow-draft, heavily armed gunboats patrolled the tributaries around Cairo, Ill., by the fall of 1861. These Yankee invaders had been pieced together using a variety of nascent naval technologies, and would have a profound impact on the Western Theater fighting.

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  14. Hilda June Eppes LaughlinRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    CAIRO, Ill. -- Hilda June Eppes Laughlin, 71, of Cairo, Illinois, formerly of Hickman and Carlisle County, died at Daystar Nursing & Rehab Center of Cairo at 3:50 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.

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  15. 2016 Update on Fertilizer TransportationRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Milling Journal

    ... Other important delivery points are the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River System, and the Lower Mississippi (e.g., Cairo, IL, and other points south). The primary peak was in April, as many farmers are getting ready to plant corn and soybeans, with an ...

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  16. River Sweep poster contest open to all students in K-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Madison Courier

    ... for the Ohio River and its tributaries. The Sweep covers nearly 3,000 miles of shoreline from Pittsburgh, Penn, to Cairo, Ill. The Ohio River Sweep is sponsored by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. ORSANCO is the water pollution ...

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  17. Rev. Donald L. Topp Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... died at 2:24 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at his home. He was the pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo, Illinois, and a member of the Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Paducah. He owned and operated Topp Handyman Services ...

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  18. ISP investigating multiple vehicle crash on the I-57 bridge near Cairo, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | KFVS12

    The Illinois State Police is investigating a multiple vehicle crash that happened on the Interstate 57 bridge around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23. The ISP has both southbound lanes blocked and is asking drivers to find an alternative route and avoid the area.

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  19. ISP: All lanes of I-57 bridge back open after multiple vehicle crash halts trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | KFVS12

    The Illinois State Police is reporting that all lanes of I-57 bridge near Cairo, IL are open after a multiple-vehicle crash forced authorities to divert traffic. Authorities say Travis J Williams, 32, of Chicago, who was driving a black Jeep SUV, was stalled in the right lane of I-57 Southbound on the Mississippi River Bridge with his hazard lights on.

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  20. UPDATE 1-CME eyes adding St. Louis delivery point for corn futuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Reuters

    ... grain shipped on barges bound for export markets is loaded on the section of the Mississippi River from St. Louis to Cairo, Illinois, said Ken Eriksen, a transportation analyst with Informa Economics. "This is a recognition that St. Louis has become ...

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