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Stories from Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Cape, MoDOT prepared for blizzard (12/25/12)
A looming severe winter storm had road crews from the city of Cape Girardeau and the Missouri Department of Transportation prepared for the worst. "We're keeping an eye on what may develop," Tim Gramling, head of the Cape Girardeau Public Works Department, said Monday. "Snow plow"...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Thursday, Jan. 3, the third day of 2013. There are 362 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 3, 1938, the March of Dimes campaign to fight polio was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who himself had been afflicted with the crippling disease...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Sunday, Dec. 30, the 365th day of 2012. There is one day left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 30, 1962, the Green Bay Packers defeated the New York Giants 16-7 in the NFL Championship Game; the event was filmed by Blair Motion Pictures, which later became NFL Films...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Saturday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2012. There are 360 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 5, 1983, President Ronald Reagan announced he was nominating Elizabeth Dole to succeed Drew Lewis as secretary of transportation; Dole became the first woman to head a Cabinet department in Reagan's administration, and the first to head the DOT...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Monday, Dec. 31, the 366th and final day of 2012. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 31, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an enabling act paving the way for Virginia' western counties to become the state of West Virginia, which took place in June 1863...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 1, the first day of 2013. There are 364 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed and issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel states shall be "forever free."...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 2, the second day of 2013. There are 363 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 2, 1788, Georgia became the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. On this date: In 1893, the U.S. Postal Service issued its first commemorative stamp to honor the World's Columbian Expedition and the quadricentennial of Christopher Columbus' voyage...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Friday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2013. There are 361 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 4, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his State of the Union address in which he outlined the goals of his "Great Society," a series of domestic policy initiatives aimed at growing the economy and improving the quality of life for all...
Today in History (12/25/12)
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2012. There are six days left in the year. This is Christmas Day. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 25, A.D. 336, the first recorded celebration of Christmas on Dec. 25 took place in Rome...
Out of the past 12/25/12 (12/25/12)
Steady rain falls throughout the day, adding up to 3.84 inches at the Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport. The Grinch is alive and well in Cape Girardeau, disguised as Santa Claus; this bogus Santa doesn't bring presents to the Drury Lodge, but takes money at gunpoint; the suspect -- wearing white whiskers, dressed in a bright red suit with white fur, a large black belt, a red and white cap, and armed with a revolver -- holds up the night clerk at Drury Lodge shortly after 8 p.m...
Waiting for Santa (12/25/12)
Carter was up all night by the Chimney waiting for Santa, he was almost to tired to open his presents.
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