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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs. We need more jobs! You hear it all the time, but where do they really come from?

Our region has worked hard over the years to bring in new businesses and keep the ones we have. All in an effort to help bring jobs. In fact, since 1992, an organization called Cape Girardeau Area MAGNET has led the way.

Zebra Mussels

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Missouri Department of Conservation. / KRCU

June 26 - July 2

Discover Nature this week as you help to stop one of Missouri’s Most Unwanted invasive species, the zebra mussel.

Zebra mussels are fingernail-sized, black-and-white striped mollusks native to the Caspian Sea region of Asia. Over the next several decades, zebra mussels could spread to other freshwater locations in Missouri and throughout North America.

You can help prevent the spread of zebra mussels by observing the following "clean boating" suggestions when transporting your boat.

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There’s nothing like a good weekend at your grandparents house, especially if you come from a big family. But the bigger the family the more shenanigans there are to get into. That’s what it was like for Sikeston native Gary Howard as he tells his daughter Kate about the mischief he got into with his cousins at their grandparents home in Morehouse, Missouri.  

 

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Imagine hearing your earliest moments through the eyes of someone else. Like the day you were born, special moments you spent together, and where life’s endless turns have taken you now. Our next Dear Heartland entry comes from Maryellen Boswell and her grandson Shane Seyer in Cape Girardeau.

 

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Like most kids that hear stories about their parents wild childhood adventures they can seem a little over the top and hard to believe. And this story from Cape Girardeau Native Ramona Bailey and her daughter Peighton Robinson is no different. It’s a story about a fishing trip gone wrong--really wrong.

 

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