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If you are struggling to pay your student loans then you are the target of a ever-more popular scam. Many times a caller will solicit help with paying off student debt, as seven in ten students are in...read more
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Registration for classes at Alton High School begins today (August 3).  Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend the mandatory registration at the Alton High School Commons on their designat...read more
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Teams competing in the American Legion Great Lakes Regional Tournament will be settling in as tournament time draws near.  More than 160 players, along with coaches and supporters from teams in I...read more
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There are a few more miles left to travel on the already long road to a multi-year extension of the federal Highway Trust Fund. Despite a long-term extension of highway funding being among the top pr...read more
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A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.  "With Firmness in the Right:  Lincoln and the Jews" t...read more
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While a potential challenger to U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk questions his health, his Democratic counterpart in the Senate defends him.   In announcing he’s exploring a bid to challenge Kirk in t...read more
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The Alton Branch of the NAACP will host the 20th Annual "Back To School/Stay In School" Event. They are working in partnership with the Alton School District as well as many other community organizati...read more
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The Jerseyville Parks and Recreations Department is looking for both experienced and non-experienced soccer referees. Fall soccer season starts in September and they need your help in order for the se...read more
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If you do not buckle up when you're in the car, you're in a small, small group.Front-seat safety belt usage in Illinois is up to 95.2 percent, up from 94.1 percent a year ago. Illinois Department of T...read more
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The princesses from the Disney movie “Frozen will be appearing at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower next Saturday as part of the Alton Regional Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s...read more
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A Republican presidential candidate in need of a boost in national polls visits Illinois to talk immigration reform.At a Chicago event hosted by the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, U.S. Sen. ...read more
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A campaign to change how Illinois draws its political maps is more than a third of its way to its goal.Cindi Canary with the group Independent Maps says 210,000 people have so far signed a petition to...read more
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The American Red Cross says it’s making it easier for people to donate blood, by giving you the chance to do some of the prep work ahead of time.The Red Cross has created a system called “...read more
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Neither the Illinois General Assembly's approved budget nor the governor's proposed budget is going anywhere, and the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability says neither is good enough. In a new re...read more
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A local elected official says he is battling a deceitful message being spread by an east coast political group.  The message is coming in the form of postcards from a special interest group urgin...read more
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