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The two candidates who filed to run as Democrats for Alton Mayor did not meet the proper election requirements, so there will not be a primary election to narrow the field. Dan Rauschkolb and Joshua Y...read more
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Republican Kurt Prenzler has been sworn in as the new Madison County Board Chairman.  The former treasurer takes the seat previously held by Democrat Alan Dunstan.  One of the first things h...read more
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A local toy, food and collection drive for the holidays has exceeded expectations again this year, according to event organizers.  What started out as a modestly-sized event to have pictures take...read more
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For the second year in a row, the Wood River City Council has approved a tax levy of just over $2.1-million.  That's slightly less than last year, when the levy rose slightly to cover the increas...read more
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Wood River's Fire Chief is retiring.  Steve Alexander submitted his resignation at last night's City Council meeting, and says he approaches retirement with mixed emotions. [audio:12051680953-Al...read more
The Goodwill Store in Wood River has closed its retail location, but still plans to accept drive up donations.  The stored closed on Saturday due to apparent structural concerns with the building...read more
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State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) says while he's ok with a deal to save two nuclear power plants in Illinois, he takes issue with the fact that lawmakers could find a way to acco...read more
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Millions of dollars in money spent on raises recently issued to comply with a new federal regulation are now in limbo after a federal court ruled that the Obama Administration's Department of Labor ov...read more
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The busiest shopping weekend of the year -- the one right before Christmas -- is still ahead of us, and so is the push to shop local so your sales taxes can do the most good. But is one tax better tha...read more
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Gov. Bruce Rauner calls a lawsuit Democratic state lawmakers have filed against the former state comptroller frivolous, and he’s requesting that they drop the case.  In April, Leslie ...read more
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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is urging consumers to be cautious when shipping gifts internationally. You want to make sure you use a reputable mailing service and do a little comparison shop...read more
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After two weekend meetings, Illinois' leaders remain far from a budget agreement. House Speaker Michael Madigan says a meeting Sunday in Chicago between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders was l...read more
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The Bethalto School District is facing a financial challenge in the years ahead if the state of Illinois continues to cut education funding.  The district has a budget deficit of $1.8 million dol...read more
Hundreds of union employees at Olin Winchester have approved a new contract.  In a vote Sunday at East Alton Wood River High School, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aer...read more
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The Village of Godfrey has seen steady growth in the use of its parks over the past 10 years and officials continue to plan for the future.  Residents will see the final phase of work to improve ...read more
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