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Everything is on the table

This couldn't go unadressed

St. Charles Hotel

John G. Putz, historian and poet

A guaranteed laugh

River-to-River Trail Society spring hiking schedule

Jazz great Clark Terry remembered

Definite frolicking.

More crazy weather on the way

Mardi Gras in New Orleans: Not what you probably expect

Winter skaters loved Capaha lagoon

Clever kitty!

Biz briefs

36 Restaurant & Bar opens on Main Street

Snow delays bus, passenger glad

Anyone else tired of the winter weather?

Here comes another Winter Storm Watch

The forgotten La Mascot

What do you when you've got 300 Android devices just lying around?

Super Snow of 1978

Community bloggers
Protection of Women's Healthcare Act Approved by the Missouri House

Snow Dogs - Not Who You might Guess

Donor Spotlight: Shelly Kaiser

2015 Capitol Report VI - pg 1

2015 Capitol Report VI - pg 2

Snow and Cold Bound: Wordless Wednesday

Looking for Love in Online Places

Campus United Way Promotes Volunteerism

Dodging Drool, a Not so new Blog

TAXPAYER INEQUALITY. "No Justice. No Taxes."

2015 Capitol Report Pg 1

2015 Capitol Report V Pg 2

Don't be embarrassed to seek psychological or emotional help

Right to Work Legislative Progress

NBC'S Brian Williams Joins the "Liberal Liar's Club"

Champions Adjust

The many sweetness's of maple sugaring

Just a Little Bit More

2015 Capitol Report pg 1

2015 Capitol Report pg 2

Legislative and Budget Progress Report

Rabbits and Valentine's Day

Shivelbine's Music steps inside the Circle!

2015 Capitol Report III - pg 1

2015 Capitol Report III - pg 2

2016 State Budget Process Begins

Adventure in Photography


Beat cabin fever at Eagle Days

Welcome to the Circle: Bel Air Bar and Grill

COLUMN: Margenthaler forced to excuse the inexcusable in regressive season

Southeast Missouri State throwers awarded OVC Field Athlete of the Year honors

District basketball schedule updates (all brackets included)

Updated: Weathers alters Southeast baseball, softball schedules

COLUMN: Southeast men don't leave empty-handed against Murray State

Southeast announces football schedules for next two seasons

Neat Moment At The Ozark Foothills Conference Tournament

Southeast baseball team picked to win OVC title in preseason poll

Bradley sidelined for Southeast men's basketball game vs. Murray State

Updated list of Southeast Missouri State football signees

Kennett's Hilburn to sign with Southeast football team

COLUMN: Sophomore Jamaal Calvin sparks Southeast men in win over Austin Peay

Neelyville's Birdsong Signs With John A. Logan Baseball

2015 Ozark Foothills Conference Tournament

COLUMN: Jarekious Bradley's avoidable absence costs Southeast men

Semoball Awards Selection Show live on Feb. 7!

OVC softball poll released, Southeast throwers earn weekly honors

Updated: Southeast football cornerbacks coaching spot filled

COLUMN: Re-energized Southeast women reply to new low with first conference win

2015 Black River League Tournament

Commentary: Remembering my friend, Tom Schweich
Last Friday, I flew from St. Louis to Kansas City for Reagan-Lincoln Days. This event is the Missouri Republican Party's statewide annual gathering. Lost in thought at the security line, I heard the familiar voice of Tom Schweich call out from behind me. He was with his lovely wife Kathy. We walked together to the plane, chatting about nothing in particular...
Guest commentary: Why I support a use tax in Cape Girardeau County
A tax is a tax is a tax. There, I have said it. I cannot deny it. I have had the unique opportunity for the past year to be a member of a Citizens Advisory Committee charged by the county commission to do a needs assessment for county buildings. Our mission was to do a determination on consolidation of county office facilities and to relocate all court functions to the county seat. ...
Column: I'm still gaga over Lady Gaga -- did you know she could sing?
My wife and I tried to watch "Birdman" a couple of days before the film won an Oscar for best picture. I say we "tried to watch" because we only lasted about 45 minutes into the movie before we said to each other, "I've had enough." "Birdman" is promoted as a comedy, but we weren't laughing. Is that because we are in that age-advantaged generation that remembers when funny movies were, well, funny?...
Why share information with enemies?
Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, has been under the control of ISIS since June 2014, when they attacked the city, and the Iraqi forces abandoned their posts, weapons and equipment in the face of the enemy. As of this writing ISIS has had more than eight months to build its defenses around Mosul. ...
President Obama's view of America
Former New York Mayor and presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani created a firestorm recently when he opined that the President did not love his country. Giuliani pointed to President Obama's upbringing and long-documented ties with radicals in making his shocking statement...
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Weird news
Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays - and their combined ages will be 212....
Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) -- A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner....
New Hampshire lake is Lower 48's only ice runway
ALTON, N.H. (AP) -- Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes....
Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light
It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?...
Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing....
Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road
PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) -- New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it....
2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) -- Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media....
Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning....
Aggressive owl sinks its talons into residents of Dutch town
PURMEREND, Netherlands (AP) -- The residents of one Dutch town are cowering under umbrellas after an aggressive eagle owl started swooping out of the sky, sinking its talons into them and gouging their flesh....
New name for Namibian town is a tongue-twister
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A linguistic storm is brewing in coastal Luderitz, where some residents of the Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami(hash)nus....