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Missouri Considers Electric Rate Cut for Noranda

Missouri’s largest electric consumer told state regulators Monday that it needs a significant rate reduction from the state’s largest power company in order to spare the jobs of hundreds of employees at an aluminum smelter in southeast Missouri.

06/17/2014

A 15 ft. deep sinkhole opened up in the surface of Chouteau in the 2100 block, right across from St. Louis Cremation in September, 2011.

Expert: Mississippi River, Tributaries Compound Area Sinkhole Problem

Dr. J. David Rogers says the phenomenon is nothing new and can be traced back to the Paleozoic Era, beginning roughly 541 million years ago.

12/02/2013

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Missouri Officials Prepare For The Rare And Unforeseeable

In the predawn hours of December 16, 1811, the first in a series of tremors which would last months awoke residents of New Madrid in southeast Missouri.

02/05/2013

Birds Point levee

Levee Repairs Progressing At Birds Point

The corps used explosives at the three points on the levee in May 2011 as floodwaters threatened nearby Cairo, Ill.

01/15/2013

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Missouri Among 8 States Planning for Possible New Madrid Earthquake

More than 200 business and government leaders are meeting this week to coordinate efforts on earthquake preparedness.

08/15/2012

File photo of storm damage. (Credit: JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents Of Southern Missouri Cleaning Up After Violent Storm

Residents are cleaning up in parts of southern Missouri after violent weather swept across the region, cutting power in scattered communities and causing minor damage.

06/11/2012

File photo of a prison. (Credit: Jodie Coston/Getty Images)

5 Charged In Death Of Fellow Inmate In SE Mo. Jail

Prosecutors in southeast Missouri have charged five inmates in the death of another inmate at the New Madrid County Jail.

06/10/2012

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2 Centuries After New Madrid Quakes, What’s Next?

Seismologists believe its extremely likely a ‘big’ earthquake will hit the area in the next 50 years.

12/16/2011

New Madrid Earthquakes 1811-12. Stumps of trees killed by deposits of sand.  Lake County, Tennessee. Plate 10-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Bulletin 494. 1912. - ID. Fuller, M.L. 361 - fml00361  - U.S. Geological Survey

New Look: 1811-12 Quake Estimated Too Powerful

New reviews by independent experts put the magnitude of the three main earthquakes at a maximum of about 7.0.

04/14/2011

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Illinois to Partake in Earthquake Drill

It’s April 28 and called “The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.”

04/03/2011

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