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This year, Missouri has reported a 28% decrease in corn crop yields due to the devastating summer drought.
Samantha Powers / KRCU

Missouri was stuck with some historically extreme weather in 2012, according to Missouri State Climatoligist Dr. Pat Guinan. It was the hottest year on record for Missouri, and 2012 was the driest since 1980.

Dobbins Looks Back At Southeast In 2012

Dec 21, 2012
Southeast Missouri State University

It was an eventful year at Southeast Missouri State University. The university saw its 12th consecutive year of record enrollment, the Board of Regents approved construction of a River Campus expansion and the university grew its agriculture program at its campuses in Sikeston, Malden and Kennett.

Frank Ocean's Channel Orange was consistently praised as one of the top R&B albums of 2012.
Frank Ocean

A big 1990’s music renaissance was inevitable, but if you are patiently awaiting the return of grunge rock and Doc Martens, you might have to wait another year or so.

Emerson To Leave Congress: So What's Next?

Dec 7, 2012
U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson
U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson dropped a bomb on southeast Missouri this week when she announced she will resign from the House and take the top job at a rural elective cooperative trade association. Emerson's last day will be February 8, 2013.

That leaves a lot of question: When will there be a special election? How will party committees chose candidates? Who will the committees choose?

Southeast Missouri State University Press

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