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  1. The Ohio River Bridge will be restricted again soonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KFVS12

    An Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Illinois has resumed normal traffic flow this week but will have restrictions again starting next week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says starting Monday, there will again be a lane and 10-foot load width restriction on the U.S. 51 Ohio River Cairo Bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois.

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  2. The Ohio River Bridge will be restricted again soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    An Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Illinois has resumed normal traffic flow this week but will have restrictions again starting next week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says starting Monday, there will again be a lane and 10-foot load width restriction on the U.S. 51 Ohio River Cairo Bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois.

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  3. Kentucky-Illinois bridge traffic to be restricted againRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    An Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Illinois has resumed normal traffic flow this week but will have restrictions again starting next week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says starting Monday, there will again be a lane and 10-foot load width restriction on the U.S. 51 Ohio River Cairo Bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois.

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  4. Shawnee Community College to renovate building for Cairo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | KFVS12

    According to Shawnee Community College President Peggy Bradford, the college Board of Trustees has voted to move forward accepting plans to renovate the new location of the Cairo Center. The new site located at 517 Center Street in Cairo, Illinois was made available through a generous donation by a friend of the college and Shawnee alumni Edward Smith.

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  5. ProPublica to Fund Investigative Reporting Focused on State GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The New York Times

    ... ting that funding helped produce was a series by The Southern Illinoisan that investigated a public housing scandal in Cairo, Ill., and another on worker safety at nuclear facilities for The Santa Fe New Mexican.

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  6. Sen. Dick Durbin meets with HUD Regional Administrator about housing crisis in Cairo, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | KFVS12

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin met in Cario, Illinois with the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator of HUD's Midwest Regional Office on Tuesday, August 7. Sen. Durbin invited Joseph Galvin to meet with him and Alexander County Housing Authority residents to discuss the recent housing crisis in Cairo. "Cairo is 'Exhibit A' for mismanagement in Washington and locally," said Durbin.

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  7. Durbin meets with Cairo public housing residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | RiverBender.com

    CAIRO U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today met with Alexander County Housing Authority residents to discuss the Department of Housing and Urban Development's response to the housing crisis that has forced hundreds of residents out of their housing units due to uninhabitable living conditions. Durbin was joined by Joseph Galvin, Regional Administrator of HUD's Midwest Regional Office, at Durbin's invitation.

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  8. Alberta Mae (Bert) StonecipherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Alberta Mae Stonecipher, 91, of Bethalto, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at her residence with her family by her side. She was born on April 18, 1927, in Cairo, IL.

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  9. Cairo High School graduate signs with Shawnee C.C. for volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... signing her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Shawnee Community College. Mayberry played four years at Cairo High School in Cairo, Illinois. She is the daughter of Bobby and Jennifer Mayberry of Cairo, Illinois, and the granddaughter ...

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  10. Cairo, IL making light of hard times with huge block partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | KFVS12

    Members of the newly formed Cairo Block Party Committee say it got even harder when two of the town's public housing complexes were recently shut down, causing hundreds of community members to be relocated. That same committee is trying to brighten things up in the town, and let it's community members know that they always have a home in Cairo, by throwing a huge block party they're calling 'Cairo-bration' on Labor Day weekend.

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  11. Durbin, Duckworth press HUD to implement IG recommendations to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | RiverBender.com

    ... about Illinois housing priorities and the need for greater oversight to stop preventable crises like those in Cairo and Thebes, Illinois, from happening again. Last year, Durbin and Duckworth wrote multiple letters to the HUD Inspector General ...

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  12. Olmsted project to bring huge economic benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... works project. The lower 46 miles of the Ohio River, from below the Smithland Locks & Dam, past Paducah and down to Cairo, Illinois, are considered the "hub" of the inland waterways. More tonnage passes through these waters than any other place in ...

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  13. A New Inspector General Report Shows How HUD Dropped the Ball in CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Mother Jones

    In the current issue of the magazine I reported on the public housing crisis in Cairo, Illinois , where Ben Carson's Department of Housing and Urban Development announced last year it was shutting down the city's two largest housing projects and forcing the relocation of hundreds of residents. Residents were given until July 1, 2018, to find new housing, which in many cases, meant leaving the town or even the state.

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  14. HUD report: Feds delayed despite evidence of awful housing in Alexander County-HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Daily Chronicle

    Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. CAIRO, Ill.

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  15. HUD report: Feds fiddled despite evidence of awful housingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 27 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... t was known. HUD has managed daily operations at the Alexander County agency since February 2016. Housing complexes in Cairo, which housed 400 people, are being shut down. The Southern Illinoisan reports that only seven families remain.

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  16. Cairo Bridge trafficmay be affected by inspection crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that there will be lane and 10-foot load-width restrictions on the Cairo Bridge on U.S. 51 in Wickliffe during two weeks in August.

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  17. Violent storms, isolated tornadoes to threaten central, southern US into Friday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | AccuWeather.com

    ... storms include the cities of Indianapolis, Evansville and Fort Wayne, Indiana; Cape Girardeau and Branson, Missouri; Cairo, Illinois; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga, ...

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  18. The $2M will go to a new emergency medical centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | KFVS12

    Community Health & Emergency Services Incorporated's Chief Executive Officer Fred Bernstein announced public funding for a critical access hospital last Friday at the Cairo Megaclinic in Cairo, Illinois. The amount announced at the event was $2,084,459.

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  19. Durbin mets with nominee for Housing and Urban Development's Inspector GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... Authority (ACHA) officials and HUD's role in properly overseeing ACHA activities that led to the housing crisis in Cairo, Illinois, where uninhabitable living conditions have forced hundreds of residents out of their housing units. In July 2017, ... 2 comments

  20. Sen. Durbin meets with HUD Inspector General about housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KFVS12

    ... Authority (ACHA) officials, and HUD's role in properly overseeing ACHA activities that led to the housing crisis in Cairo. "What's happened in Alexander County is nothing short of a tragedy," said Durbin. "Residents of the housing complexes there ...

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