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The 100th Alton Halloween Parade is a little more than a week away, and you can get your commemorative t-shirt if you act fast.  The long-sleeve shirts are available for $15 each, and proceeds more
The Roxana Community Unit School District will receive a $25,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund for its Unlocking the Magic 8 project.  The project is aimed at improving math skills in the 3rd more
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The Chicago Cubs are coming back to the Windy City with a National League Championship Series crown in the balance, and that means a variety of criminals are gearing up for that run too.  If you more
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The collapse of a beam inside the Coliseum at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield is an example of how the state’s failure to address structural problems is coming home to roost. The more
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration said its Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force has already identified more than $270 million in savings from fraud, waste and abuse in the more
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One of the country's preeminent health organizations said a proposed health care company merger would reduce choices for Illinoisans, but not all experts agree.The American Medical Association more
Would you welcome the opportunity to opt-out of political phone calls and mailings? Yes - 83% No - 17% Should the state of Illinois raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21? Yes - 42% No - more
A St. Louis County Police Officer was shot and injured during an attempted arrest last night in North St. Louis County.  The unidentified officer has non-life threatening injuries and is being more
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There are only two outdoor movie nights remaining on the schedule for the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater.  Tonight the city will show "The Goonies" on the big screen, and next Friday, the city more
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The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) said the latest employment data shows that good-paying, middle-class manufacturing jobs are hard to find in the Land of Lincoln. more
The Wood River emissions testing facility will close at the end of the month.  The Illinois EPA has announced the changes are coming state-wide as a result of a new testing contract that starts more
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If you are looking for work, there is a job and career fair being held today from 9am to 2pm in Alton at the Scott Bibb Center.  The location at the corner of 5th Street and Central Avenue is more
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The State of Illinois is trying to figure out how much of the $450 million in unemployment overpayments the state can collect, but officials are also trying to reassure taxpayers the state won't let more
Police in Edwardsville are investigating allegations of child pornography.  The items were allegedly found at a home in the 800 block of Amherst Place last month.  No charges have been more
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Lewis and Clark Community College, the Riverbend Growth Association, and CJD E-Cycling are joining forces again to host a community E-Waste drive next Friday and Saturday.  From 9am until noon more
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