Out of the past: Sept. 17
(Out of the Past ~ 09/17/16)
Corn and soybean yields in Southeast Missouri may be down this fall; corn may be down as much as 30 percent, a result of the late planting because of wet weather and the hot, dry conditions in July and August. The Cape Girardeau City Council failed last night to unanimously endorse a plan to purchase the city's water system from Union Electric; the council already has approved a measure to place a $11.8 million bond issue on the November ballot to allow voters to decide whether the city should buy the water system; but at Monday's council meeting, Mayor Gene Rhodes and Councilman Richards said they didn't support the proposal.. ...
Today in History
(National News ~ 09/17/16)
Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2016. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17, 1978, after meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty...
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