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An Alton man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for a shooting incident outside a local school two years ago.  In June, 28-year-old Charles Thomas was found guilty of aggravated discharge o...read more
A local racer has died of injuries sustained in a highway accident.  58-year-old Lynn Simburger of Elsah crashed head-on into another vehicle just south of the intersection of 6th Street and U.S....read more
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The 26th annual Tri-County Antique Club Olden Days Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday at the club grounds on Route 3 in Dow.   Admission is just $5 per person, and kids 12 and under ar...read more
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The Alton Food Truck Festival returns for its second year this afternoon. Offering a wide variety of popular food from around the St. Louis area, the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater will again be the ...read more
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It's the second of three days worth of art at the Old Bakery Beer Company.  The Random Art Show opened last night at the venue of Landmarks Boulevard in Alton.  As the name would indicate, t...read more
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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says a new law will give people who have made mistakes in their past a second chance.The governor put pen to paper on a law allowing some non-violent, former felons to g...read more
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A federal labor board said graduate students at private schools such as Northwestern University and the University of Chicago can unionize.The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled on Tuesday ...read more
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Illinois’ Republican and Democrat U.S. Senate candidates are giving their best pitches to the state’s farmers on several issues, including how to better export Illinois agricultural...read more
As heard today on Let's Talk Special Edition...we asked these questions of our listeners.  Hear the full show under the PODCASTS tab. ************************************************************...read more
The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed with a lower court that a ballot measure on re-drawing the states political boundaries is unconstitutional.  The ruling means Illinois voters will not get a ...read more
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HeartLands Conservancy of Mascoutah will receive over $500,000 in grant funding from Illinois EPA towards installing projects that reduce water pollution in the upper Silver Creek watershed in Madison...read more
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A rally is being held this morning in front of the Madison County Administration Building in support of the county's Superintendent of the Veteran's Assistance Commission.  Brad Lavite was barred...read more
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A couple of construction projects are underway at St. Louis Regional Airport.  One that is just getting underway involves rerouting electrical service from underneath a hangar.  The other ad...read more
The Missouri Highway Patrol has identified an East Alton woman as the victim in a crash in Crawford County last weekend.   21-year-old Taylor N. Pile died of her injuries on Wednesday, and t...read more
A man from Madison will spend the rest of his life in jail after being sentenced to 85 years in prison for sexually assaulting two children.   53-year-old Jerry Sutt committed what Madison C...read more
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