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Township supervisor in Madison County is target of theft investigation - SuburbanJournals

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 23:17

Township supervisor in Madison County is target of theft investigation
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Moro Township, with a population of about 3,500, encompasses a rural area of Madison County northeast of Alton. Christians said the missing money was in the “hundreds of thousands of dollars” and that authorities were investigating Flack. A source ...

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Man missing in the Meramec as St. Louis area rivers rise - SuburbanJournals

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 21:53

Man missing in the Meramec as St. Louis area rivers rise
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Others may be from Illinois. Police said the man was not wearing a proper flotation device. Eureka Fire Protection District Chief Greg Brown said the group rented the rafts at Twin Rivers Canoe Rental, just south of Eureka, about 11 a.m.. One man ...

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Redbirds clash with Moline in sectional baseball title game Saturday - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 19:27

Redbirds clash with Moline in sectional baseball title game Saturday
Alton Telegraph
On Saturday, Alton can revive a bit of those memories. The 28-9 Redbirds play 26-10 Moline at 11 this morning on the Illinois Wesleyan University campus for the Bloomington Class 4A Sectional championship. The winner advances to the Champaign ...

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Roads close as rivers rise again - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 18:50

Roads close as rivers rise again
Alton Telegraph
That site is www.dot.il.gov/road/closures.txt. Detailed information on the Metro East also is available at www.stl-traffic.org/. In Alton, city crews began placing barricades and sandbars Friday at West Broadway and William Street to hold back expected ...

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Illinois Lawmakers Approve Concealed Carry Bill - Alton Daily News

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 16:12

Alton Daily News

Illinois Lawmakers Approve Concealed Carry Bill
Alton Daily News
Illinois is set to become the last state in the country to have concealed carry of guns. The state Legislature approved a bill today, sending it to Governor Pat Quinn's desk. The bill bans the carrying of weapons on public transportation, casinos ...
Illinois Senate approves new concealed carry gun billWGNtv.com
Illinois lawmakers approve concealed carry gun billChicago Tribune
Illinois lawmakers OK new version of concealed-carry; bill goes to governorBelleville News Democrat
The State Journal-Register
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2 more Mississippi River locks closing - WAND

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 10:07

2 more Mississippi River locks closing
WAND
Corps officials say closure is not anticipated at the Mel Price Lock and Dam at Alton, Ill., and the lock at Granite City, Ill. Both are near St. Louis. Forecasts call for the Mississippi River to reach around 10 feet above flood stage by this weekend ...

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2 more Mississippi River locks closing - Belleville News Democrat

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 10:05

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2 more Mississippi River locks closing
Belleville News Democrat
Corps officials say closure is not anticipated at the Mel Price Lock and Dam at Alton, Ill., and the lock at Granite City, Ill. Both are near St. Louis. Forecasts call for the Mississippi River to reach around 10 feet above flood stage by this weekend ...
Flooding replaces drought as Mississippi River navigation challengeThe State Journal-Register
Rising Rivers Close LocksAlton Daily News

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Judge Upholds Medical Suspension for Metro-East Pediatrician - KMOX.com

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 07:53

Judge Upholds Medical Suspension for Metro-East Pediatrician
KMOX.com
MADISON COUNTY, IL (KMOX) – Following up with a KMOX report earlier this week, a Madison County judge upheld the suspension of the medical license of Alton, Ill., pediatrician, Dr. Gita J. Malur, after she failed to notify authorities of suspected ...

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Affordable Care Act Coming Soon To Illinois - Alton Daily News

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 23:15

Affordable Care Act Coming Soon To Illinois
Alton Daily News
The Affordable Care Act, which some call Obamacare, will soon be implemented in Illinois. The bill expanding Medicaid eligibility has passed both chambers and awaits the governor's action. The federal government is to pay 100 percent of the cost for ...

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Man Charged With Selling Drugs to Judges - Alton Daily News

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 04:02

Alton Daily News

Man Charged With Selling Drugs to Judges
Alton Daily News
A Belleville man says he sold cocaine to two southern Illinois judges, leading to the death of one of them. 45 year old James Fogarty was a probation worker who apparently did drugs with the judges on a regular basis and allegedly told the FBI he ...

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What did it sell for? Illinois for the week of May 29, 2013 - STLtoday.com

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:03

What did it sell for? Illinois for the week of May 29, 2013
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ALTON. 110 E 12TH ST $60,000. 1118 COLLEGE AVE $28,599. 132 E ELM $45,000. 1414 CENTRAL AVE $15,000. 2316 STATE ST $68,900. 238 MAURICE ST $95,000. 2425 GAYLE AVE $157,000. 2611 DAVIS ST $72,000. 2615 MAXEY ST $21,000 ...

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Local Water Plant Recognized Nationally - Alton Daily News

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:01

Local Water Plant Recognized Nationally
Alton Daily News
The water quality in Alton is above and beyond what is required by regulators, according to a recent award given to the water plant. Illinois American Water owns three plants in all that received the nod from the Partnership for Safe Water. Water ...

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Gambling Expansion Re-write is Underway - Alton Daily News

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:01

Alton Daily News

Gambling Expansion Re-write is Underway
Alton Daily News
Another re-write of the gambling expansion bill in Illinois is under way. The feature State Rep. Bob Rita (D-Blue Island), the new House sponsor, is discussing is a reduced tax structure. The only bracket which would be unchanged is the one for casinos ...

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Local Doctor's License Suspended - Alton Daily News

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 23:01

Alton Daily News

Local Doctor's License Suspended
Alton Daily News
A Madison County judge is upholding an earlier decision to suspend a local pediatrician's license. Dr. Gita Malur's license was suspended after the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation found she failed to notify authorities ...
Gita Malur loses license for a year after failing to report abuseKSDK
Madison County Doctor's License Suspended For Child Abuse Allegationsfox2now.com

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Bets increase as more gaming machines show up in bars across Metro East - KMOV.com

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:14

Bets increase as more gaming machines show up in bars across Metro East
KMOV.com
One chain, Lucy's has already has about ten locations in Illinois and is planning 13 more places according to its website. Alton, Granite City and Fairview Heightsts seem to be the high volume areas. The state is trying to have tight control on the ...

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Belleville East battles SWC rival Alton again; MVC clash features Triad and ... - Belleville News Democrat

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 14:50

Belleville East battles SWC rival Alton again; MVC clash features Triad and ...
Belleville News Democrat
The winner advances to Saturday's Bloomington Sectional championship at 11 a.m. at Illinois Wesleyan University against Moline or Plainfield South. "(Alton) is the only team that we haven't beaten in the conference, we've beaten every one else," said ...
4A BASEBALL: Surging Redbirds brace for EastAlton Telegraph

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Medical marijuana a blessing - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 13:45

Medical marijuana a blessing
Chicago Tribune
The Illinois legislature lifted a tremendous weight from my shoulders last week by passing a comprehensive medical cannabis bill (“Illinois Senate approves medical marijuana bill,” News, May 17). After nearly a decade of work, relief is on the horizon ...

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Persistent rain prompts flood worries - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 02:50

Persistent rain prompts flood worries
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
In northwest Iowa, the Floyd River crested at a record of 18.6 feet near Alton, causing basements and low-lying farm fields to flood Monday in Orange City and Sioux Center. The Little Sioux River also was expected to set a record Monday afternoon at 28 ...

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Irving To Celebrate Its 150th Birthday - thejournal-news.net

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 23:03

Irving To Celebrate Its 150th Birthday
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In November 1856, the village was platted and a town laid out along the Terre Haute & Alton Railroad. From 6 to 11 a.m. ... After Illinois was admitted into the union in 1818 more settlers began moving into its fertile prairies in greater numbers. The ...

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General Assembly Working On Budget - Alton Daily News

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 23:01

General Assembly Working On Budget
Alton Daily News
The holiday weekend is an abbreviated one for members of the Illinois General Assembly, with much work behind the scenes and some in front of the scenes, too. In a year marked by debates over pensions, weapons, and same-sex marriage, don't forget the ...

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