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Miles Davis statue planned for downtown Alton - Belleville News Democrat

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 03:34

Miles Davis statue planned for downtown Alton
Belleville News Democrat
The (Alton) Telegraph reports ( http://bit.ly/11i43K2) the piece will be created by sculptor Preston Jackson and be installed in the middle of the southwestern Illinois city's entertainment district. Davis was born in Alton in 1926 and moved to East St ...

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Miles Davis statue planned for downtown Alton - WAND

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 03:29

Miles Davis statue planned for downtown Alton
WAND
The (Alton) Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/11i43K2 ) the piece will be created by sculptor Preston Jackson and be installed in the middle of the southwestern Illinois city's entertainment district. Davis was born in Alton in 1926 and moved to East St ...

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The Telegraph, Alton, Ill., Steve Porter column - MENAFN.COM

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 07:45

The Telegraph, Alton, Ill., Steve Porter column
MENAFN.COM
The Telegraph, Alton, Ill., Steve Porter column. Jun 15, 2013 (Menafn - The Telegraph - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --Busch Stadium sprang to life early Friday morning, and it had nothing to do with the St. Louis Cardinals poised ...
BASEBALL: Five local players represent E'ville in showcaseThe Edwardsville Intelligencer

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Illinois All-Stars Win Baseball Showcase - Alton Daily News

Sat, 06/15/2013 - 05:33

Belleville News Democrat

Illinois All-Stars Win Baseball Showcase
Alton Daily News
The Illinois All-Stars rallied to knock off the Missouri All-Stars, 9-7, in the High School Baseball Showcase at Busch Stadium Friday night. The Missouri All-Stars looked like they take their fourth straight from their rivals as they led 5-1 heading ...
Illinois gets on the board, as it notches 9-7 win over MissouriSuburbanJournals
Illinois all-stars get the job done and knock off Missouri to end losing streakBelleville News Democrat

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SPOTLIGHT: Single mom survives organ transplant - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 23:07

SPOTLIGHT: Single mom survives organ transplant
San Francisco Chronicle
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Some say Coena Royal's first name means "angel" in the Hawaiian territories. For her son, Eric, the single mom has literally been "an angel" in his mind through all the years. In 2012, Coena, 43, of Alton, was in dire straits ...

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Mel Price Southern Illinois Most Dominant Figure - The Moderate Voice

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 12:05

Mel Price Southern Illinois Most Dominant Figure
The Moderate Voice
He moved from being an Army corporal to contributing in a major way to the nation's defense.” The Mel Price locks and Dams is nmaed for him in Alton, illinois, as is the Melvin Price Federal Building and United States Courthouse in East St. Louis. picture

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Legislation Improves College Affordability - Alton Daily News

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:02

Alton Daily News

Legislation Improves College Affordability
Alton Daily News
A group of Illinois House Republicans has unveiled a package of legislation designed to make college more affordable for upper-middle-class Illinoisans. The plan would create a $1,000 tax credit to help families earning less than $150,000 per year pay ...

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Survey Shows Support for Reform - Alton Daily News

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:02

Alton Daily News

Survey Shows Support for Reform
Alton Daily News
“We are the nation's fifth-largest immigration population, and right here in Illinois, you all know the Republicans have lost seats in Congress. We've also seen further decline in the number of seats occupied (by Republicans) in the Illinois General ...

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Juneteenth celebrates historic end of slavery - Alton Telegraph

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 17:34

Juneteenth celebrates historic end of slavery
Alton Telegraph
"Alton was the third city in the state to celebrate Juneteenth after Chicago and Springfield. Illinois made Juneteenth an official state holiday in 2004." Juneteenth marks the day on June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, when Union General Gordon Grange ...

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Illinois roster - STLtoday.com

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:27

Illinois roster
STLtoday.com
Pitchers. Ray Bailey (Alton). Sam Bassett (Belleville East). Jordan Felax (Triad). Brogan Fischer (Alton Marquette). Jake Haberer (Highland). Cory Renois (Belleville West). Bryce Richter (Althoff). Zach Sparks (Edwardsville). Paul Suess (Collinsville ...

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2 orphaned bobcat kittens undergoing rehab in Ill. - Belleville News Democrat

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:44

San Francisco Chronicle

2 orphaned bobcat kittens undergoing rehab in Ill.
Belleville News Democrat
The kittens were transferred Wednesday from the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic to Alton's TreeHouse Wildlife Center. The kittens were brought to Urbana on May 20 after they were found on a freight-train car near Tuscola (tuhs-KOH'-lah).
Bobcat kittens clawing their way back to wildChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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Roundtable Discusses Illinois Trains - Alton Daily News

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 23:15

Roundtable Discusses Illinois Trains
Alton Daily News
“Our trains serve many of our public and private university campus communities. In Macomb, home of Western Illinois University, the university has seen on-campus car registrations drop from 80 percent to 60 percent since they built a transit transfer ...

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Part of the River Road reopens between Alton and Grafton - KSDK

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 17:18

KSDK

Part of the River Road reopens between Alton and Grafton
KSDK
ALTON, Ill. (KSDK) - There is some good news for drivers. Part of a popular road is open, after being closed by floodwaters. Around 4 p.m. Monday the Illinois Department of Transportation allowed traffic to return to the great River Road, between Alton ...
Area starts rebound from floodAlton Telegraph

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Concealed-Carry Now Legal In Illinois? Madison County's Top Prosecutor Tom ... - Riverfront Times

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:03

San Francisco Chronicle

Concealed-Carry Now Legal In Illinois? Madison County's Top Prosecutor Tom ...
Riverfront Times
Gibbons, the top prosecutor in Madison County -- which includes metro east cities including Alton, Godfrey and Edwardsville -- says there is no point in waiting any longer. In what appears to be a pretty bold move, Gibbons says that residents can ...
Clinton County Sheriff Sides With State's Attorney on Concealed CarryKMOX.com

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Illinois Talks To Missouri About Football Series - Alton Daily News

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 23:00

Alton Daily News

Illinois Talks To Missouri About Football Series
Alton Daily News
A new report says University of Illinois officials are looking to revive their football rivalry with the University of Missouri. The St. Louis Sports Commission is trying to facilitate a deal with both schools that would create a bowl game or neutral ...

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A 'buffet of good players': Alton native Eversmeyer leading Fire and Ice ... - Belleville News Democrat

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 23:27

A 'buffet of good players': Alton native Eversmeyer leading Fire and Ice ...
Belleville News Democrat
The Galaxies defeated Fire & Ice 3-2 last Saturday in Ohio, but Fire & Ice has since added Triad High graduate and Illinois State standout Rachel Tejada, a forward, and defender Sam Andert, of St. Louis, who starred at Division II Quincy University ...

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Alton Golf Hall of Fame ushers in its 2013 class - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 18:47

Alton Golf Hall of Fame ushers in its 2013 class
Alton Telegraph
Stites, a stylish player at Alton High and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is the head girls coach at Waterloo High and has more than 27 years of teaching experience. He started playing the sport at age 10 and was the captain and Most ...

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Alton releases update on flood conditions - KSDK

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 15:56

KMOV.com

Alton releases update on flood conditions
KSDK
The Mississippi River crested in Alton on Tuesday at 34.38 feet. Water is receding, but the northbound lanes of U.S. 67 are still converted to accommodate two-way traffic between MO Route 94 and the Illinois end of the Clark Bridge. Drivers should use ...
Gov. Nixon To Survey Flooding in West AltonKMOX.com
MO Gov. Nixon to survey flooding in West AltonKAIT

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Mo. Gov. Nixon to survey flooding in West Alton - KSDK

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 03:39

KSDK

Mo. Gov. Nixon to survey flooding in West Alton
KSDK
Heavy rain last week caused a sudden rise in the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers and some smaller waterways in the region. A couple of levees failed in recent days in the area of West Alton, Mo., and Alton, Ill. (Copyright 2013 The Associated ...

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Ronald “David” Allen - Paducah Sun

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 02:36

Ronald “David” Allen
Paducah Sun
He was a loyal and dedicated employee of the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company in Alton, Illinois. He began his journey there as a maintenance worker and left as one of the vice presidents. He often worked alongside and had the upmost respect for his boss ...

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