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Courtesy: Will Stephens
Murphysboro residents have the chance to respond to a letter from a woman in France who says she vividly remembers the help of a soldier from the town during World War II.
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Mike Chylewski 07-18-2014
Mike Chylewski, vice president of Care Trak International based in Murphysboro, joins us to talk about their product that helps keep track of people prone to wandering, like autistic children.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Will Stephens 07-18-2014
Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens joins us to talk about the town, including renovations to Walnut Street, the Big Muddy River Overpass and a banner he wants residents to sign in response to a woman who wrote to the town about her experiences with a soldier from Murphysboro during World War II.
New Law Protecting Officers
Governor Quinn has signed a new law, requiring all new police officers be supplied with bulletproof vests.
Belleville News Democrat
State Rep. Bost meets with metro-east supporters on veterans issues
Bost and U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., met with about half a dozen metro-east residents at the VFW Hall in O'Fallon to talk about a bipartisan effort to make structural changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Next Phase In Big Muddy River Overpass In Murphysboro Begins Thursday
The Illinois Department Of Transportation says workers will begin shifting traffic on Illinois Route 13 over the Big Muddy River.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Traffic Change Planned at Big Muddy River Bridge
IDOT is warning drivers of a lane shift at the Big Muddy River bridge east of Murphysboro.
Belleville News Democrat
Enyart, Davis rake in more bucks than challengers
When it comes to campaign fundraising, freshmen incumbents U.S. House members Bill Enyart, D-Belleville, and Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, beat their rivals in the November general election by a nearly 2-to-1 margin, the latest Federal Election Commission figures show.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Bost rolls out small business coalition
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Thu Jul 03, 2014
Construction to Stop for Holiday Weekend
Independence Day weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year and the Illinois Department of Transportation is getting out of the way.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Coolfire casting for new barbecue show
Coolfire Studios is now casting for a new show that will focus on the "Business of Barbecue," featuring the team from 17th Street BBQ.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Carbondale Debates Rules for Tree Trimmers
Some people were looking to make a buck, without proper insurance or experience.