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House vote on concealed carry primed
A new proposal to allow Illinoisans to carry concealed firearms was set up for a full House vote this morning and would restrict loaded weapons on suburban buses, trains and in parks and playgrounds.
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The Capitol Fax Blog
Second arrest in anti-fracking protest
An anti-fracking sit-in at Governor Quinn's office Tuesday, continued Wednesday and resulted in another arrest.
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Top 10 deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history
The F5 tornado carved a 219-mile path and was, in some reports a mile wide. The tornado was on the ground for 3.5 hours and traveled at an average speed of 62 mph.
This all occurred around 12:30 in the afternoon. The driver of the truck, Zach Nuss, was treated at Herrin Hospital and released.
Governor Quinn Ignoring Southern Illinois?
Over the past eight months the governor has closed several state facilities across our region.
Council chambers join for energy buyout
F or the first time, multiple southern Illinois Chambers of Commerce came together in support of one thing; better energy rates for everyone.
Murphysboro Man Jailed After Police Chase
A Jackson County man is behind bars after fleeing from police Friday night. Eric S. Brown, 29, of Murphysboro, was arrested early Saturday morning.
Murphysboro Annual Chmaber of Commerce Dinner
Begins at 5:30 at the Murphysboro Event Center. Music from Memory Lane, guest speaker SIU Football coach Dale Lennon.
Local Businesses to Save Money with Electric Aggregation
Local chambers of commerce are partnering with a Mt. Vernon-based group to help area businesses save money on their electric bills.