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  1. PARROTT, Donald EdmundRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    ... on Thursday, April 16, 2015 after a hard fought, courageous battle against cancer. Born January 18, 1942 in East St. Louis IL, he was preceded in death by his parents, Donald & Jessie Parrott. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years Jeri; ...

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  2. "What runs around a baseball field but never moves?"Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Big Apple

    ... runs around a field but never moves?" was cited in 1979. 8 October 1957, St. Louis Daily Livestock Reporter (East St. Louis, IL), "For Juniors," pg. 4, col. 4: What runs all around a pasture but never moves? The fence. Google News Archive 3 July ...

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  3. Law Students Help Detained Immigrant Families in KarnesRead the original story

    Friday | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... aid to underserved groups in different parts of the country. Past trips have been to New Orleans, Biloxi, East St. Louis , and other cities. Participating in the 2015 trip to San Antonio were Dean Bubar '16, Max Calehuff '17, Laura Flores '15, Erin ...

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  4. Female winner of St. Louis marathon stripped of titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Female winner of St. Louis marathon stripped of title after it's discovered she SKIPPED a huge swath of the course Kendall Schler crept onto the GO! St. Louis Marathon's course last weekend after the last checkpoint and didn't run the entire 26.2 miles Her times that qualified her to run in Monday's Boston Marathon have now been erased, and her spot in the event has been vacated A Missouri woman who finished a St. Louis marathon third last year and was the female winner of it this year is being stripped of the title after officials concluded she didn't run the full course either year.

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  5. Area history, April 16, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The News-Gazette

    ... $6,000 for each shelter, and the state will put in another $9,000. Other shelters are to be built in Macomb, East St. Louis, Effingham and Springfield. In 2000: Illinois lawmakers Saturday approved a $49.2 billion budget that looks ahead to the fall ...

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  6. On Jayson Tatum and Landing the Big Fish, Part 2Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Rock M Nation

    ... their respective classes. Sneed and Cook are 4-star players in the 2016 Class. Tilmon is a top 20 player from East St. Louis in the 2017 class. And Gordon and Ramey are in the 2018 class. All St. Louis area kids, all on Mizzou's radar. Missouri ...

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  7. Is There a Shortage of Poor People?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | National Review Online

    ... past several years in poor and struggling parts of the country- Appalachia , Detroit , interior California , East St. Louis -and I have not once thought to myself: "You know what this place really needs? More poor people!" Call me parochial, but my ...

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  8. Will Hillary Clinton support a $15 minimum wage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WICU12 Erie

    ... rain and the predawn darkness were not enough to keep striking workers off a McDonald's parking lot in East St. Louis, IL Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Just in time for the 6 a.m. breakfast rush, workers demanded a... Fast food workers strike in New York ...

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  9. Coloma Township Park District plans anniversary eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Foss Park District 1907 – Murphysboro Park District 1907 – Urbana Park District 1908 – East St. Louis Park District 1909 – Park District of Highland Park 1909 – Rockford Park District 1909 – Wilmette Park ...

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  10. East St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | National Review Online

    East St. Louis, Ill. - 'Hey, hey craaaaaacka! Cracka! White devil! F*** you, white devil!" The guy looks remarkably like Snoop Dogg: skinny enough for a Vogue advertisement, lean-faced with a wry expression, long braids.

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  11. East St. Louis Medical Marijuana Farm Close to ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    An East St. Louis medical marijuana facility is nearing approval after a Madison County judge lifted a temporary restraining order issued when the indoor farm's location was unknown. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Progressive Treatment Solutions LLC has selected a 20,000-square-foot vacant U.S. Cellular switching station south of Interstate 70 near the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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  12. Hospitals Leave Downtowns for More Prosperous DigsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | P&T Community

    St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois, founded by Catholic nuns in 1875, has been losing money for at least a decade, largely a result of the costs of maintaining an obsolete facility and of treating more low-income and uninsured patients from Belleville and neighboring East St. Louis, one of the poorest cities in the Midwest. Now hospital officials are taking a radical step: Like a small but growing number of hospitals around the country, they plan to close the 303-bed hospital and move elsewhere.

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  13. Jackie Joyner-Kersee to aid BGCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... is an inspiration." Joyner-Kersee grew up in a rough-and-tumble neighborhood in a wood-frame shotgun house in East St. Louis, Ill. However, her story did not end with poverty, family tragedy and near-fatal asthma attacks. Instead, she persevered to ...

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  14. "70ish" year-old finishes 100th marathonRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Joyner-Kersee was also in attendance at the marathon. She was delighted the race took a new course through East St. Louis this year, and urged people to get up and get moving. "You have to train for this, and I think it's very important that you go ...

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  15. Painting the 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | National Public Radio

    ... North." As the migrants began to arrive, some white residents led race riots in the black neighborhoods of East St. Louis, Ill., Chicago and other cities. Many migrants also met the harsh realities of living in the cramped quarters of urban tenement ...

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  16. Traveling In The Philippines: Is It Safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Investopedia

    ... to label the entire United States as dangerous because of the violent crime statistics of Detroit and East St. Louis. It's always difficult to use the word "safe" about travel because the word implies you will be protected from - or not exposed to - ...

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  17. Basquiat and Lawrence as Social ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WNYC-AM New York

    Jacob Lawrence. The Migration Series. 1940-41. Panel 52: "One of the largest race riots occurred in East St. Louis."

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  18. Life In Prison for MurdererRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | RiverBender.com

    A Centreville man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted in February of first-degree murder. Scottie Thompson killed an East St. Louis man in August of 2013 and dumped his body at Horseshoe Lake Park.

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  19. Prosecutor stops taking cases from troubled police agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Daily Herald

    ... for prosecution," St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly said at news conference in nearby East St. Louis, where he was joined by the county sheriff and several community leaders. "Any police department which undermines public trust and ...

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  20. Sexual Predator SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | RiverBender.com

    ... young daughter, and was sentenced to ten years in prison. In May 2013, he was released to a halfway house in East St. Louis, but vanished a couple of months later. He was eventually captured in late June last year at a South St. Louis gas station ...

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