Today in History
(National News ~ 09/21/13)
Today is Saturday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2013. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21, 1912, magician Harry Houdini first publicly performed his so-called Chinese Water Torture Cell trick at the Circus Busch in Berlin, escaping after being immersed upside-down in a vertical water tank, his ankles secured in a set of stocks which made up the tank lid, which was locked into place...
Out of the past 9/21/13
(Out of the Past ~ 09/21/13)
A new contract for Cape Girardeau school superintendent, Dr. Arthur Turner, was approved by the board of education last night; the three-year contract includes a one-year salary increase to $72,470, and then a two-year salary freeze. Plans for development of a skateboard facility in Capaha Park have skidded to a halt amid concern over the city's liability exposure; the city's insurance carrier is recommending that the city not establish a skateboard park...
Briefly: Chaffee football team stays undefeated
(High School Sports ~ 09/21/13)
The Red Devils routed host Portageville 38-7 Friday night to improve to 4-0.
Briefly: Jackson football uses big second half to beat Poplar Bluff
(Local News ~ 09/21/13)
The Indians defeated their conference foe 26-6 on the road Friday night.
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