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Eat at Hong Kong Buffet today!
Order out or eat in at Hong Kong!

November 24, 2006
Keeping fit by winter gardening
Gardening provides a varied, rewarding, and family-related outdoor activity to help keep you engaged and fit throughout the year, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

November 24, 2006
Student online posts can negatively affect job searches
In the fast-paced world of today's college student, communication is key. Cell phones, iPods and laptop computers are now the norm, not the exception. Many students have even taken to creating their own Web pages on social networking sites like and

November 24, 2006
Give children the gift of memories
It can be difficult to decide what to give children for birthdays, holidays, or other occasions during the year. Children seem to have so many toys, gadgets and other belongings. The gift of your time and the sense of history and family might be the best gifts of all.

November 24, 2006
Choosing a Christmas tree
There are ways to make the pursuit of the "perfect" Christmas tree an easy one, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

November 24, 2006
Schools need to focus on bullying 'hotspots,' not just the bullies
In the battle against bullying, school officials and parents usually focus on the behavior of the bully, but to get to the root of the problem, they also must look at the physical context of the school, says Ronald O. Pitner, Ph.D., school violence expert and assistant professor of social work at Washington University in St. Louis.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale doctoral student Rob Colombo, of Suffern, N.Y., holds a mature pallid sturgeon caught during a University study on the Mississippi River. He is part of a University research team, led by SIUC Associate Professor James E. Garvey, studying the effects of commercial harvest on the fish. Garvey is concerned about the fish’s dwindling numbers as fishing operations continue to harvest it for its eggs, which are marketed as caviar.

November 16, 2006
Scientist fears collapse of river sturgeon population
CARBONDALE -- James E. Garvey is alarmed when he examines his data on sturgeon living in the Mississippi River.

November 24, 2006
Feeding the Birds
Inviting the birds to your yard for dinner during the winter months can be a rewarding activity for the visitors and you, said a University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.

November 24, 2006
Exercise reverses effects brought on by aging
CHAMPAIGN, Ill - The wait for an anti-aging treatment is over, according to cognitive neuroscientists and kinesiologists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While not as effortless as popping a pill, the treatment in the form of moderate exercise may be a simple and effective way to reverse age-related brain deterioration.

November 22, 2006
Annual toy safety report released
Toys are safer than ever before, thanks to decades of work by product safety advocates and parents and the leadership of Congress, state legislatures and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Nevertheless, as parents venture into crowded malls this holiday season, they should remain vigilant about often hidden hazards posed by toys on store shelves.

Cairo Public Library hours

Butter-top Coffee Cake
Tree cutting on Wash. Ave.

DARE at Bennett School, 2/2/06
Festive Homes, 12/12/05 (10MB; use 800 x 600 resolution)
Student holiday program, 12/13/05 (6.5MB; 356kbps)
"Night in the Park," 11/26/05
Volunteers at McBride, 11/4/05
Fall Parade in Mounds, 10/29/05
C.H.S. Band, 10/15/05
1344th at Armory, 10/15/05
Pilot's Football Game, 10/14/05
Riverboat Days, 9/30/05
KIM Shrine Parade, 10/1/05

2005 archived articles

Searching for Cairo (April 25, 2006)
Leadership Academy: Is your community ready? (April 12, 2006)
Annual vines popular among gardeners (April 12, 2006)
Hit film adaptations for young audiences a 'mixed blessing' (April 12, 2006)
Add color to your garden without flowers (April 12, 2006)
How to pick a winner in the game of love (April 12, 2006)
Recovery coaches can help reunite families (March 15, 2006)
How to preserve brain health as you age (March 15, 2006)
Gardening with summer bulbs (March 15, 2006)
Linguistic profiling may determine if you get that apartment (March 15, 2006)
Butter-top coffee cake brings fond memories (March 2, 2006)
Survey links altruism and romantic love (March 1, 2006)
Plan now for a butterfly garden (February 26, 2006)
Student project spotlights African-American architects (February 24, 2006)
Recognize signs of teen dating violence (February 10, 2006)
Ornamental grass adds interest to landscape (February 10, 2006)
Local government needs effective communication (February 10, 2006)
Rich, sweet maple sap is drip, drip, dripping (February 9, 2006)
Start your meal with nutritious soup to lose weight (February 9, 2006)
African American stories at Veterans History Project (February 9, 2006)
Violent video games desensitize players to violence (February 9, 2006)
Laws about pregnant women and abuse questioned (February 2, 2006)
Study confirms physical toll of stressful events (February 2, 2006)
St. John hosts revival (February 1, 2006)
Couples who stay together form lasting bonds (January 31, 2006)
Pet Dental Care Begins at Home (January 30, 2006)
Museum offers rich showcase of exhibits (January 29, 2006)
SIUC to observe Black History Month (January 29, 2006)
Researchers study trumpeter swans in southern Illinois (January 23, 2006)
6 flowers, 4 vegetables are All-America Selections (January 17, 2006)
Smell that Pumpkin Nut Bread baking? (January 17, 2006)
Understanding seed catalog lingo (January 7, 2006)
Beat high heating bills with a corn burner (January 7, 2006)
Stop fighting dry indoor air and grow succulents (January 7, 2006)
Bully Buster Has Advice for Schools and Families (January 7, 2006)
Veteran starting second career as a teacher (January 7, 2006)
Woodworth Hotel, Fuller featured in Historic Illinois (January 6, 2006)
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