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Rendering of Isle of Capri Casino

Cape Girardeau Casino Attendance Down Sharply

Visitors at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau dropped 42 percent in May from a peak of 123,000 in March.

06/12/2013

A 18-foot deep sinkhole on the 14th hole of the Annbriar Golf Club near Waterloo, Ill. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

More Sinkhole Problems in Southeastern Missouri

Two new sinkholes are causing problems in Cape Girardeau, creating what city leaders call a “very dangerous” situation.

06/10/2013

Clay Waller

Clay Waller Pleads Guilty in Estranged Wife’s Death

Clay Waller was given a 20-year prison sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and admitting in a barely audible voice inside a packed Cape Girardeau County courthouse.

06/06/2013

The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday night at 39.8 feet, which is nearly 10 feet above flood stage. (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Mississippi River Crests in Midwest As More Rain Looms

The National Weather Service said the river had crested in the St. Louis area and the Illinois towns of Grafton and Alton further north.

06/06/2013

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Plea Hearing Set for Clay Waller

Just days after Jacque Waller’s body was found on a Mississippi River island, a plea hearing has been scheduled for her estranged husband.

06/04/2013

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2 Dead, 1 Hurt in Cape Girardeau Shooting

The shooting happened just before 8 a.m. Thursday at a home in a well-to-do area of Cape Girardeau, a town of 40,000 residents 100 miles south of St. Louis.

05/30/2013

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Mo. House Panel OKs Teacher Evaluation Bill

The legislation would require school districts to implement an evaluation system for teachers and administrators based on student achievement.

04/30/2013

Large timber floats down the Mississippi River, collecting near the Eads Bridge on the St. Louis riverfront in St. Louis on April 23, 2013. Forcasters expect the river to rise to about 35 feet at St. Louis, 15 feet over flood stage with a crest expected on April 24. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mississippi Crests at St. Louis, Begins Descent

The river reached 35.5, feet 5.5 feet above flood stage, at a gauge near the Gateway Arch early Thursday morning but had fallen about a half-foot by midday.

04/25/2013

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Cape Girardeau Voters Reject Deer Hunting

By a vote of 1,485 to 1,279, voters on Tuesday ended a long controversy by repealing an ordinance that allowed deer hunting.

04/03/2013

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KKK Wins Another Round in Missouri Leafleting Effort

The city of Desloge in St. Francois County, agreed this week to stop enforcing an ordinance prohibiting leaflets on streets and sidewalks.

03/20/2013

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