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Southern Illinois' Herrin seeking city motto
A southern Illinois city wants a moniker and officials are asking locals for help sorting out which one of four options best represents the community.
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Top 100 Cleveland Indians: #24 Ray Chapman
And now we arrive at one the most heartbreaking stories in our countdown, the great shortstop this franchise had in the 1910s, Ray Chapman.
Volunteers Prepare for Herrin Community Thanksgiving
On Monday, the turkeys were cleaned, stuffed, buttered and rubbed with spices, then bagged for cooking.
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A Search for the Herrin Massacre Victims
The Herrin Massacre took place in June 1922 in Herrin, Illinois. Following an early morning gunfire attack on non-union miners going to work on June 21, three union miners were killed in a confrontation after the striking union members marched on the mine.
Homelessness Declines For Parts of Southern Illinois
According to new government numbers, the number of homeless people across the US is dropping.
Fire Crews Battle Flames at Marion Business
The fire broke out at Jackson and Gray Insurance Company on Market Street in Marion.
Excavation finds remains of 4 killed at Herrin Massacre
Researchers say their excavation of a southern Illinois cemetery has located the likely remains of people killed during a violent 1922 labor strike at a nearby coal mine.
Wave of Construction and Renovation in Herrin
The city of Herrin is riding a wave of construction projects. Several new shops are moving in and some long time stores getting a new look.