Missouri lawmakers pass gas tax hike

Republican lawmakers in Missouri have passed a bill to raise the gas tax for the first time in decades.

Teacher has 5th grade students in ND reenact George Floyd arrest

The teacher has been placed on administrative leave and will remain on leave until the district finishes its investigation.
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Boy, 6, realizes dream of being UPS driver after battle with cancer

The 6-year-old, who has battled leukemia since 2017, has loved mail and delivery drivers since he was young and always wanted to be one.


  Hope for Harlin: Cape Girardeau Co. toddler battles rare condition

3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Graves Co.

‘Handful’ of Derby-goers caught COVID, Louisville health director confirms

  SIU receives startup grant to study algae blooms

  Central Jr. High School robotics team heads to world competition

The competition will begin next week with the action being in their own classroom. That will be sent into the judges this year due to COVID-19.
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  Younger adolescents get ready to receive COVID-19 vaccine

A handful of cities started offering shots to children ages 12 to 15 on Tuesday after the Food and Drug Administration gave the vaccine emergency use authorization for that age group.

  SEMO Food Bank helping fight food insecurity

  Cape Girardeau restaurant temporarily closes on Wednesday due to lack of staff

MDC: Squirrel and black bass seasons open May 22

S7HD reports 14 new confirmed COVID cases

758 more COVID-19 cases reported in Ky.

  Missouri lawmakers pass statewide prescription drug database

  Some southern Ill. restaurants closing during week due to lack of employees

Egyptian Health Department announces two new COVID-19 cases

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All 7 siblings orphaned in crash adopted

Their parents were killed and all of the kids were seriously hurt in a rollover crash during a move from California to Texas.


Busch Stadium to increase capacity

  Cape Girardeau man returns to favorite hobbies following serious motorcycle crash

These days, Dave Cantrell’s inspiration to others has taken on a whole new meaning.


  S7HD announces 2 vaccination clinics for teens

Tennessee governor announces federal pandemic unemployment programs to end in July

Crews respond to deadly crash on I-55 at Kelso exit

  Gov. Parson: Mo. to end all federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

Water over roads reported in the Heartland

Heavy rains have caused some roads in the Heartland to be closed due to flooding.

Dozens attend Cape Girardeau Co. vaccination clinic at casino

1,562 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Ill.

  Chris Janson to perform live at Perry County, Mo. Bicentennial Concert

AAA: Memorial Day holiday travel expected to increase 60%

More than 1,400 students graduating from Southeast Missouri State University


What you need to know May 12

  SIU receives startup grant to study algae blooms

  SEMO Food Bank helping fight food insecurity