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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

Moderate Risk of severe storms for Thursday

Where Exactly Are Those 325 Bicycle Racks?

Southern Oil on Morgan Oak

McClure deploys cutting-edge radar technology

A fond farewell

Community bloggers
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


Rainy Days Will Make You Smile


Right to Work, Right to Carry & Common Core

2014 Capitol report XI


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."





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

House Budget Committee Passes Medicaid Reform Measures

A Great Voice Isn't Everything

Parenting the Strong Willed Child

House Bills Moving Forward

Group to sponsor Capahas for this season

Schedules released for SCAA softball and baseball tournaments

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

Updated district basketball tournament brackets

Southeast track and field athletes pick up postseason awards

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. ...
Guest commentary: 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. ...
Kage FCE club celebrates anniversary with cookbook
I hope you and your family are together and having a very joyous Easter Sunday celebrating the resurrection of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We will be together as a family enjoying some wonderful food, and I hope you have that same opportunity...
Pair of blue-winged teals
The blue winged teal is a common dabbling duck that measures about 15 inches long and weighs less than one pound. The adult male has a distinctive white vertical bar between the eye and beak. The female is a bit smaller and is mottled brown. Both sexes display a blue patch of feathers on the shoulders of their wings when flying...
Want wisteria advice? Ask your wife
As many of you know, I like to putter in the yard. This includes several flower beds. And then there are a variety of shrubs and flowering trees. I like all of them. Except, of course, the wisteria. You have heard me complain about the wisteria in our yard. I planted it about 15 years ago. It bloomed once. I don't know what I did that year to produce blossoms. I've tried all the tricks I could find on the Internet and from talking to successful gardeners in the area. No more blooms...
Events: Editor's picks
April 2014

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Weird news
Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite
YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly....
Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date
DOVER, N.J. (AP) -- A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online....
Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine....
Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants
JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry....
Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park....
US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in
Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up....
Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning....
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....
Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley....
79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing....