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Boys track sectionals up next - Alton Telegraph

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 20:50

Boys track sectionals up next
Alton Telegraph
Springfield Lanphier plays host to a Class 2A event on Friday and Rock Island will flash its share of Southwestern Illinois squads, including Alton and Edwardsville on Friday. The top individuals and relay teams are bound for EIU's O'Brien Stadium and ...

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ILLINOIS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Alton Marquette, Gibault to face off in Class 1A ... - STLtoday.com

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 21:55

ILLINOIS SOCCER ROUNDUP: Alton Marquette, Gibault to face off in Class 1A ...
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Sophomore Monica Neel scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal as the Alton Marquette girls soccer team hammered Harrisburg 4-0 in the Illinois Class 1A sectional semifinals at Freeburg High on Tuesday. The Explorers (16-4-1) added three ...

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Illinois River at damaged lock may reopen late Tuesday - Dairy Herd Management - Dairy Herd Management

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 13:33

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Illinois River at damaged lock may reopen late Tuesday - Dairy Herd Management
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The Illinois River bisects the country's No. 2 corn- and soybean-producing state from Chicago to its confluence with the Mississippi River near Alton, Illinois. Both rivers are critical shipping arteries linking grain producers in the Midwest with ...
Senate approves bill to relieve corps' backlogAlton Telegraph

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Area firefighters honored for efforts - Alton Telegraph

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 05:03

Area firefighters honored for efforts
Alton Telegraph
Alton firefighters John Bolling, left, and Todd Sissom, right, who flank Alton Fire Chief Bernie Sebold, were among 11 members of the department to receive honors Thursday at the 20th annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Firefighter Medal of ...

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New Shot At Immigration Reform - Alton Daily News

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 03:40

Alton Daily News

New Shot At Immigration Reform
Alton Daily News
As details are being released on the latest attempt at a comprehensive immigration reform bill, an Illinois congressman hopes the legislation will have support from both sides of the aisle. U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) is keeping positive when ...

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High School Baseball Showcase offers opportunities for players - Alton Telegraph

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 21:00

High School Baseball Showcase offers opportunities for players
Alton Telegraph
This year's Illinois contingent includes Brent Gibbs, Ron Wisnasky and Ray Bailey of Alton High, Brogan Fischer of Marquette Catholic, Ryan Keck of Metro East Lutheran, plus Edwardsville's Drew Curtis, Jordan Heckler, Zach Sparks and Blake Graham.

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IL Governor Announces $15.3 Million For Parks - fox2now.com

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 13:49

IL Governor Announces $15.3 Million For Parks
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ALTON, IL (KTVI)-On Saturday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced $15.3 million would be available for local park projects, including nearly $1.2 million for the Metro East area. The projects are funded through the state's Open Space Lands ...

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Percy Fire Suspect Appears In Court On 4 Counts Of 1st Degree Murder - fox2now.com

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:40

Alton Daily News

Percy Fire Suspect Appears In Court On 4 Counts Of 1st Degree Murder
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The suspect resides in Alton, Illinois. However, he is originally from Cutler, Illinois, close to Percy. The victims also used to live in Cutler. The Randolph County's Attorney Jeremy Walker confirmed that there was some sort of relationship between ...
Funeral Set For Young Illinois Fire VictimsAlton Daily News
Neighbors mourn children killed in fireKSDK

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Lawmakers Seek EDGE Credit Limit - Alton Daily News

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 03:33

Alton Daily News

Lawmakers Seek EDGE Credit Limit
Alton Daily News
The question of how much cities and states should do to attract and retain companies is always a good one, and some lawmakers are concerned Illinois is looking foolish too often. An Illinois House hearing examined the tool known as the EDGE (Economic ...

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Local Projects Receive Grant Funding - Alton Daily News

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 23:04

Alton Daily News

Local Projects Receive Grant Funding
Alton Daily News
Two projects designed to upgrade green spaces in the Riverbend have received a financial boost from the state. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced Saturday that he has awarded $15.3-million in grants through the state's Open Space Lands Acquisition ...

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Man Charged Following Fatal Accident - Alton Daily News

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 23:04

Man Charged Following Fatal Accident
Alton Daily News
The Illinois State Police say that Adam Devening was driving driving a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup truck southbound on Route 67 at Kane Road when he rear ended a 1988 Harley Davidison motorcycle that stopped and waiting to turn left onto Kane Road.

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Insurance Changes May Prompt Shopping - Alton Daily News

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 23:04

Alton Daily News

Insurance Changes May Prompt Shopping
Alton Daily News
Illinois is gearing up to launch an insurance exchange later this year, around the first of October. A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Insurance says this will allow you to find the best price to satisfy the new insurance mandate. Mark Terry ...

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Grafton Man Killed In Weekend Accident - Alton Daily News

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 19:25

Alton Daily News

Grafton Man Killed In Weekend Accident
Alton Daily News
The Illinois State Police report that John Snider was killed when a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle, heading south on Otterville Road left the roadway and crashed into an embankment on Saturday evening. Snider and another passenger, identified as ...

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Is Medical Marijuana Coming to Illinois? Bill Passes Senate Committee - Patch.com

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 05:52

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Is Medical Marijuana Coming to Illinois? Bill Passes Senate Committee
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article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. Illinois lawmakers are poised to enact one of the toughest medical marijuana laws in the nation after a Senate committee moved a bill Wednesday allowing those with a ...
Legislators against legalizing medical marijuanaEffingham Daily News
Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Heads to Full Senate for Vote - The Daily ChronicThe Daily Chronic

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Illinois A Leader in Hail Damage - Alton Daily News

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 23:10

Alton Daily News

Illinois A Leader in Hail Damage
Alton Daily News
Illinois is the No. 2 state in the nation for hail damage, according to State Farm. The numbers may be skewed by where State Farm writes the most insurance, but spokesman Missy Dundov says Illinois really is a high-hail state. “Illinois does get a lot ...

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Neighbors mourn children killed in fire - KSDK

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:58

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Neighbors mourn children killed in fire
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PERCY, Ill. (KSDK) - For a small town in Illinois, it's heartache. Four children are dead, not able to escape a burning home in Percy, Ill. Police have now charged Derrick Twardoski of Alton with four counts of first-degree murder. The four victims of ...

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City observes National Police Week - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 18:40

City observes National Police Week
Alton Telegraph
An Illinois State Police trooper, foreground, bows his head in prayer along with other officers from the Alton Police Department and Madison County Sheriff's Department during a prayer led by the Rev. Marcus Lane. Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 7:12 pm ...

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Marguerite Marie Brown - Morris Daily Herald

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 07:33

Marguerite Marie Brown
Morris Daily Herald
MARSEILLES, Ill. — Marguerite Marie Brown, 79, of Marseilles, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, Ill. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Seals-Campbell Funeral Home, 1009 E. Bluff St., Marseilles ...

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Illinois Sees Income Tax Windfall - Alton Daily News

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 23:05

Alton Daily News

Illinois Sees Income Tax Windfall
Alton Daily News
Illinois' income tax revenue for 2013 will top forecasts by $1.3 billion, and the governor says he'll put the money toward the billions the state owes in unpaid bills. The money was a one-time windfall resulting from businesses and individuals selling ...

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Lock repair to close part of Illinois River at least a week: Army Corps - Reuters

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 16:21

Lock repair to close part of Illinois River at least a week: Army Corps
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The Illinois River bisects the country's No. 2 corn- and soybean-producing state from Chicago to its confluence with the Mississippi River near Alton, Illinois. Both rivers are critical shipping arteries linking grain producers in the Midwest with ...

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