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  1. St. Louis man facing drug-trafficking charge in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Daily Herald

    ... was selling capsules containing heroin for $10 to $20 to customers from his car window in Washington Park and East St. Louis. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint ...

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  2. Secrecy of East St. Louis medical marijuana farm challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    – Some East St. Louis residents are challenging a city decision to keep the proposed location of a medical marijuana growing operation under wraps. Progressive Treatment Solutions of West Chicago has been awarded the state's sole license to ...

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  3. Women's History Month Interview Series: Team USA Track & Field Star Dawn Harper NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Double G Sports

    ... women for this 'Women in History' project? Dawn is a Nike sponsored professional athlete. She grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her bio on her site at www.dawnharpernelson.com illustrates her accomplishments including the USA Championships, and ...

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  4. Kathleen A StrohkirchRead the original story

    Sunday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Kathleen A. Strohkirch, 63, died at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at her residence. She was born in East St. Louis, IL on September 6, 1951.

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  5. GEMS Conference This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | RiverBender.com

    The 20th annual GEMS Conference will be held later this month at Lewis & Clark Community College and the registration deadline is less than two weeks away. GEMS is the Girls Empowered by Math and Science, and the conference is for girls in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades from schools and districts in Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin and Madison Counties and East St. Louis.

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  6. Jackie Joyner-Kersee: athlete, author, philanthropistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Examiner.com

    Daughter of Alfred and Mary , and younger sister of Al, Jacqueline Joyner was born on March 3, 1962 in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her parents were only teen-agers at the time they married and struggled to provide for their family.

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  7. Aging Fairfield housing agency falteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Daily Republic

    ... of Housing and Urban Development administrative rulings missteps was to tear public housing down (remember East St. Louis Public Housing?) So, what is the fate of local Housing Authority agencies today? Congressional and/or executive actions will ...

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  8. Man sentenced for conspiracy to distribute cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- A Las Vegas man was charged in an Illinois court after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine in East St. Louis.

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  9. Supreme Court justice ordered to testifyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier has been ordered to give testimony in a civil case that accuses State Farm Insurance of fraudulently concealing the extent of its involvement in his campaign. Karmeier and State Farm had fought against requiring the justice to give a deposition in the case, which was filed in 2012 in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis and seeks $8 billion in damages.

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  10. St. Clair County man charged with neglecting horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Herald

    A southern Illinois man has been charged with neglecting four horses, which authorities say were severely underweight when they were discovered last spring. The Belleville News Democrat reports that 36-year-old Damion Lyons of East St. Louis was charged with four counts of animal cruelty on Thursday.

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  11. Teen charged in fatal East St. Louis shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    An 18-year-old southern Illinois man has been charged with first-degree murder in an East St. Louis shooting. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Darren McCloud of Shiloh was arrested Tuesday and charged with killing 19-year-old Fredrick Purnell.

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  12. The forgotten St. LouisRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The University News

    ... "St. Louis bubble" that exists to deter people from crossing the Mississippi. Even though I was not aware of East St. Louis until I moved to St. Louis in 2012, I quickly learned from my peers, my professors and St. Louis natives that I should do ...

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  13. Murder charges filed against Shiloh manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill.-- The St. Clair County State's Attorneys Office has filed charges against a man in the East St. Louis, Illinois murder of Frederick Purnell.

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  14. Illinois historic sites earn national designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chicago Tribune

    ... the state and include a regal 1920s French revival estate in Glencoe and the downtown districts of Elgin and East St. Louis. The Portage Park Bungalow Historic District is notable for its high percentage of intact brick bungalows and beautifully ...

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  15. Olympian to lead Bloody Sunday marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Journalgazette.net

    She's a six-time Olympic medalist, four-time world champion and today a philanthropist whose foundation gives families in the East St. Louis, Illinois, area the resources to improve their quality of life. And next month, Jackie Joyner-Kersee will lead the local commemoration of the Bloody Sunday civil rights march in 1965 in Selma, Alabama.

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  16. Waldrup Case To Federal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | RiverBender.com

    ... be a burden on his family. On Monday, the city requested that the case be moved to U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, and it was granted. That action cancelled a hearing scheduled for today in Madison County Court. A former Alton Police officer, ...

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  17. Most interesting 2015 recruitments: MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Rivals.com

    ... received offers from Midwest powers Ohio State , Notre Dame or Michigan . Like bell bottoms and El Caminos, East St. Louis four-star defensive tackle Terry Beckner Jr. is retro. A known name on the national recruiting scene since he was a sophomore, ...

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  18. Illinois State Appeals Court Says Petitions Are Valid if they are...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Ballot Access News

    On February 17, the Illinois State Court of Appeals, 5th district, ruled that a candidate's ballot access petition is valid if it comes close to having enough valid signatures. Jackson-Hicks v East St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners, 5-15-0028.

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  19. Jackson Hicks v. East St Louis Board of Election CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | FindLaw

    Emeka JACKSON-HICKS, Petitioner-Appellant, v. The EAST ST. LOUIS BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS, and its Members, Elmer D. Jones, Chairman, Edna R. Allen, Vice-Chairman, and Joseph McCaskill, Secretary, and Alvin L. Parks, Jr., Candidate for Mayor, Respondents-Appellees.

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  20. C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Norma TanegaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Crooks and Liars

    Other than her own music, Tanega is known for having written lyrics to some of Dusty Springfield's work in the late '60s. In addition to her folk and pop endeavors, she's also explored world music genres and worked with a lot of exotic instruments.

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