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Flood Warning for Mississippi - CBS Local

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 21:57

Flood Warning for Mississippi
CBS Local
LOUIS (KMOX) - A flood warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Alton Lock and Dam and Chester Illinois. Only minor flooding is expected at this time, but officials say it's still a developing ...

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Alton eyes deep run in Class 4A baseball playoffs - Alton Telegraph

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 20:21

Alton eyes deep run in Class 4A baseball playoffs
Alton Telegraph
That Alton team finished 28-11, marking the most victories in school history, covering 92 seasons. One more win and the Redbirds would make it Catch 28. Two more victories and they would snare their first sectional championship since 1972, when Alton ...

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Parade perpetuates proud tradition - Alton Telegraph

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 14:31

Parade perpetuates proud tradition
Alton Telegraph
A member of the Ainad Shriners Rolling Nobles takes his three-wheeler onto two wheels, always a crowd pleaser, Monday at the 145th annual Alton Memorial Day Parade in Upper Alton. Alton Memorial Day Parade. The Telegraph/JOHN BADMAN ...

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Memorial Day's roots have link to Illinois - STLtoday.com (blog)

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 10:40

Memorial Day's roots have link to Illinois
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My hometown of Alton held its first Decoration Day parade in 1868, making it one of the oldest — perhaps even the oldest — continuously held Memorial Day parade in the United States. The poems in my chapbook "Old Soldiers Fading Away" (Pudding ...

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Memorial Day Events & Parades - fox2now.com

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 06:56

Memorial Day Events & Parades
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The Monroe County courthouse in Waterloo, Illinois, will hold a Memorial Day service for the fallen at 11:00am. There are also two big Memorial Day parades. The parade in Alton, Illinois, started in 1868 and is billed as the oldest consecutive-running ...

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Newest, biggest, baddest roller coasters for summer - CNN International

Mon, 05/27/2013 - 01:52

Newest, biggest, baddest roller coasters for summer
CNN International
But 2013 marks the first time the original Batman: The Ride in Illinois will take riders on its hairpin turns, vertical loops, zero-G roll and corkscrew turns while traveling backwards. "Nothing compares to ... The Smiler (Alton Towers, England ...

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Last week's best hitting performances - STLtoday.com

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 23:48

Last week's best hitting performances
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Ron Wisnasky, Alton (vs Centralia, Illinois, 5/20), 3, 3, 3, 4, 1, 0, 0, 1000. Justin Paulsen, CBC (vs Vianney, 5/23), 4, 4, 2, 2, 0, 0, 1, 1000. Nick Droste, Alton (vs Centralia, Illinois, 5/20), 3, 4, 3, 3, 0, 0, 0, 750. Cody Sibenberger, Freeburg ...

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Last week's best pitching performances - STLtoday.com

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 23:48

Last week's best pitching performances
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Zach Neff, Gibault (vs Lebanon, Illinois, 5/22), 7.0, 13, 0, 1, 1, 0, 0, 4. Cole Hagen, Edwardsville (vs Quincy, 5/22), 7.0, 7, 0, 1, 1 ... Jakob Thomas, Triad (vs Alton Marquette, 5/23), 7.0, 8, 0, 1, 1, 0, 3, 5. Logan Zachry, Carlyle (vs Nashville, 5 ...

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Guns, gambling, pensions: Illinois lawmakers eye full plate in final week - STLtoday.com

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 23:15

Guns, gambling, pensions: Illinois lawmakers eye full plate in final week
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Governor: Has hinted he will sign but hasn't committed to it. The state of Illinois doesn't let residents carry concealed weapons or use medical marijuana, doesn't allow same-sex marriage, prohibits slot machines at horse racing tracks and, for a ...

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Lawmakers Divided On Concealed Carry Bill - Alton Daily News

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 23:11

Alton Daily News

Lawmakers Divided On Concealed Carry Bill
Alton Daily News
With the governor and the Senate president already against it, backers of a concealed carry bill which passed the House Friday remain optimistic. Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and Gov. Pat Quinn have said they are against the legislation.
Illinois House approves guns plan opposed by governorAlton Telegraph

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Local holiday events - Belleville News Democrat

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 19:07

Local holiday events
Belleville News Democrat
From College Avenue, it will go south on Washington, east on Edwards, north on Main, west on College and north on Washington to Upper Alton Cemetery. Memorial ... The cemetery is at 5000 N. Illinois St. For more information, call 618-233-7200. GRANITE ...

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Illinois Road Trip Ideas: The Quirkiest Hidden Gems And Odd Attractions In The ... - Huffington Post

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 11:17

Illinois Road Trip Ideas: The Quirkiest Hidden Gems And Odd Attractions In The ...
Huffington Post
A several-hundred mile trek to downstate Alton could end at The Historic Museum of Torture Devices, while a trip north leads to a historic auto museum in Roscoe. Head east, and a road trip will take travelers to the mecca of albino squirrels in. Olney.

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Church travels to Mount Olive to help clean up after tornado - KSDK

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 18:30

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Church travels to Mount Olive to help clean up after tornado
KSDK
Kerry Battles, the disaster response team leader from Enjoy Church in Alton, Illinois, says on Saturday the church focused on the Bywater's home. "It gets pretty overwhelming for people in this situation and so if we can help out in any way, shape, or ...

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Two honored for heroic river rescue - Alton Telegraph

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 05:18

Two honored for heroic river rescue
Alton Telegraph
... Lifesaving Medal, Jarvise Shelton, of Villa Ridge, Ill., gets a hug from his niece, Madeline Eakes, 6, of Clarksville, Tenn., moments after being presented the prestigious award Friday morning during a ceremony at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam in ...
Tow crew members honored for saving family stranded in Mississippi RiverThe Republic

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Amtrak Considers East - West Corridor - Alton Daily News

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 23:10

Alton Daily News

Amtrak Considers East - West Corridor
Alton Daily News
Amtrak's friends in the Illinois legislature are pushing for a feasibility study to add even more passenger miles in the state. “On any day, one-sixth of people who are on an Amtrak train are on an Amtrak train in Illinois,” the passenger railroad's ...

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Busy Travel Weekend - Alton Daily News

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 23:10

Busy Travel Weekend
Alton Daily News
AAA Travel projects 34.8 million Americans nationwide will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year. In Illinois, 1.8 million people will be ...

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Illinois state championship results - STLtoday.com

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 21:43

Illinois state championship results
STLtoday.com
Area team scores (first place and area teams): 1. Hinsdale Central 48, 6. Edwardsville 19, 9. Belleville East 15, 37. O'Fallon 6, T56. Belleville West 4, Mascoutah 4, Triad 4, 67. Alton 3, T83. Gibault 2, Waterloo 2. SINGLES. Championship bracket ...

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1A-2A baseball: Plains, Southwestern stage battle of birds - The State Journal-Register

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 19:34

1A-2A baseball: Plains, Southwestern stage battle of birds
The State Journal-Register
Southwestern edged South Central Conference rival Carlinville 1-0 in nine innings in Wednesday's first semifinal. Today's winner at Plains advances to the Champaign Supersectional set for 3 p.m. Monday at Illinois Field. The opponent will be today's ...

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Illinois judge charged with heroin, gun possession - Ventura County Star

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 12:17

Alton Daily News

Illinois judge charged with heroin, gun possession
Ventura County Star
(AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jesse Bogan) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT. ST. LOUIS — ST. LOUIS (AP) - A southwestern Illinois judge already under scrutiny after a colleague died of a cocaine overdose at his family's ...
Judge Facing Drug ChargesAlton Daily News

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Proposed developments in Alton, Ill. - KSDK

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 08:33

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Proposed developments in Alton, Ill.
KSDK
Mayor Brant Walker told NewsChannel 5's Pat McGonigle during a live broadcast at Alton Fire Station #1 that a hotel and conference center could be coming to the Alton Riverfront. It would be located near the Argosy Casino. The casino along the ...

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