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Ward's Big Star Super Market

The Actual Cost of Charter's $7-A-Month Cable Boxes

When mines collapse

Southeast Missouri Hospital's first addition

A room of one's own; awards time

McDowell Motor Co.

Cape County's Anti-Horsethief Association

Pecan Grove School

Gone Girl Film Adaptation Has New Ending

"Gone Girl" Movie Trailer Deconstructed;
Cape Locations Appear In Almost 30 Percent

Rialto Theater 1940

L.A. Tucker Truck Lines

One Neighbor's Trash Is A Squirrel's Treasure

Celebrating Jackson's bicentennial

Cape Tire Tread Co.

Road to Millstone Lake repaired

Plaza Car Wash

Retaining wall collapses

We're still in the bullseye

A whole lot of history at Main and Themis

Community bloggers
2014 Capitol Report XIII

EARLY CHILDHOOD BILL PASSES MISSOURI HOUSE

Book Reviews - Dog Books, Of Course

2014 District 147 Constitutent Survey - pg 1

2014 District 147 Constituent Survey - pg 2

Capitol Report 12 - Week of April 7

April 18 Capitol Report

NEW OFFICERS ELECTED.......

Rainy Days Will Make You Smile

TIME CHANGE FOR AUDITIONS......

Right to Work, Right to Carry & Common Core

2014 Capitol report XI

WHAT'S NEXT?.....

2014 Capitol Report X

Perfected and Reported Bills

Quiet on the Set Opens April 3.........

District 147 Consumer Protection Booklet

Have you completed the District 147 Survey?

2014 Mid-Session Report page 2

Positive Parenting Suggestions for New Step-fathers/Step-mothers

Swampers and Sunshine

Budget Bills Pass the House this Week

What's Your Take on Nudes?

I'm Delaying My Taxes--"An Open Letter to President Obama."

RESERVATIONS........

GOVERNOR SIGNS SB 650

2014 CAPITOL REPORT IX

SWAN RECEIVES FREEDOMETER AWARD

Obama vs. Putin---An Exclusive Look at their Dreams and Nightmares

House Budget Committee Passes Medicaid Reform Measures

2014 Tom Hoover Ozark Invitational tee times

Southeast men's basketball signs power forward

Group to sponsor Capahas for this season

Updated SCAA softball and baseball tournament brackets

Southeast basketball programs sign two apiece on first day of signing period

Schedule released for Malden baseball tournament

2014 Malden Invitational

Southeast's Jarekious Bradley recovering from surgery

Dickey Nutt given contract extension

Seedings released for SCAA middle school volleyball tournaments

2014 All-OFC Basketball Teams

Southeast baseball team takes undefeated OVC record into first home series Friday

Dozen photos of Dexter basketball team in Tuesday afternoon print edition of Daily Statesman

Southeast men's basketball season officially over

Dexter Parks & Recreation Gym slated to host semi-pro basketball game Saturday

Stone garners invite to Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

Southeast basketball looks for revenge against Eastern Kentucky

Stone, Bradley named to all-OVC team

Stone, Cleveland repeat as Player and Freshman of the Week

Injury sidelines SEMO's McRoberts at least four weeks

Republicans should challenge Obama's policies
The more I watch and listen to the political bobbleheads, the more I think the Republicans are to blame. And believe me, it pains me to come to this sad conclusion. It would seem a slam dunk to refute and dissect President Barack Obama's world view which runs counter to the principles that made this nation the envy of the world...
The truth about Right to Farm Amendment
On behalf of the Cape Girardeau County Farm Bureau, a 100-year-old organization of local family farmers, we want to express our strong support of Amendment No. 1: Right to Farm. The Humane Society of the United States recently hosted a meeting in Cape Girardeau, covered in a Southeast Missourian article, in which they represented themselves as speaking for all family farms. ...
Protecting Midwestern streams and wetlands
Protecting Midwestern streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act (CWA) helps our communities and is vital to our health, safety and quality of life. Local rivers and streams -- the Mississippi, Castor, Cape La Croix Creek, Sloan Creek, and Juden Creek's network of tributaries and wetlands, such as the Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, Big Oak Tree State Park and Ten Mile Pond, are important to Southeast Missouri's water quality, recreation, wildlife habitat and flood abatement...
Column: Downtown Cape Girardeau is doing it right with CID
I am usually sympathetic to the perspective of the St. Louis-based Show Me Institute, whose writer David Stokes in a nearby column cautions the City of Cape Girardeau about the establishment of a Community Improvement District in the downtown. But in this case Stokes strokes with too broad a brush, failing to understand the specifics of the effort in Cape Girardeau. ...
Guest commentary: Cape Girardeau should think twice before establishing CID
Over the past two decades, Missouri has seen an explosion of new, alphabet souplike taxing districts that increase tax rates to fund new services of questionable public purpose. These districts include the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Transportation Development Districts (TDD), Community Improvement Districts (CID) and more. ...
Events: Editor's picks
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Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip....
Extra crispy: French fry truck burns in Maine
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) -- Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville....
Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer
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Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial
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Milsap, Wiseman among Country Hall inductees
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman and the late Hank Cochran are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame....
Lucey is tops in Iowa's `Beautiful Bulldog' event
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Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite
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Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date
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Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants
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Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter....