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  1. Anti-testing Advocates Question Government Task ForceRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Heartland Institute

    ... and will include only tests based on college and career readiness standards. But teachers like Marsha Griffin in Jonesboro, Illinois, feel that the entirety of Common Core standards and testing are detrimental to educating students. Griffin has ...

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  2. Independent investigation finds no wrongdoing by administration in Anna-Jonesboro bullying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KFVS12

    An independent investigation into the handling of a bullying incident at Anna-Jonesboro High School on Sept.19 found no wrongdoing by the superintendent and principal.Three Anna-Jonesboro High School football players were expelled for what the school is calling a "serious bullying incident" that happened in a school locker room. The three students were expelled for the remainder of the 2014 fall semester or until Jan. 15, 2015.

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  3. Murphysboro Alderman Sentenced to Jail TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Magic 95.1

    ... intersection of IL Rt. 127 and Old Highway 13 in Murphysboro. 34 year old Efrain Lemus-Huezo Continue Reading>> JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) - A Union County woman has been acquitted of charges that she killed her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three ...

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  4. Johnston City Man ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Magic 95.1

    ... intersection of IL Rt. 127 and Old Highway 13 in Murphysboro. 34 year old Efrain Lemus-Huezo Continue Reading>> JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) - A Union County woman has been acquitted of charges that she killed her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three ...

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  5. Murphysboro Man Faces DUI ChargesRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Magic 95.1

    ... intersection of IL Rt. 127 and Old Highway 13 in Murphysboro. 34 year old Efrain Lemus-Huezo Continue Reading>> JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) - A Union County woman has been acquitted of charges that she killed her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three ...

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  6. Illinois woman accused of getting prescriptions from 8 different docsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    Police say an Illinois woman was arrested after it was discovered she received prescriptions from eight different physicians at the same time. Barbara Zimmerman, 63, of Jonesboro, Illinois was arrested on indictments charging her with two counts of attempting to or obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, false statement or forgery.

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  7. Man Airlifted to St. Louis After CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Magic 95.1

    ... as voting more than once. Cross campaign manager Kevin Artl says, "Hundreds of people cast Continue Reading>> JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) - A Union County woman has been acquitted of charges that she killed her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three years ...

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  8. Former Cops Pleads Guilty, Receives a oeRarea Sentence For Killing A ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Magic 95.1

    ... handcuffed Barnhart and punched him in the head several times. Barnhart died from the injuries a few days later. JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) - A Union County woman has been acquitted of charges that she killed her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three ...

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  9. 3 high school athletes expelled for Anna-Jonesboro bullying incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | KFVS12

    The Illinois Board of Education voted Monday night to expel three Anna-Jonesboro High School football players for what the school is calling "serious bullying incident." The school board went into closed session shortly after 7:00 p.m. Monday and remained there for more than three hours until reaching a decision just after 11:00 p.m. The decision will uphold three student's original suspensions of 10-days and will expel the students for the remainder of the 2014 fall semester or until January 15, 2015.

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  10. 3 high school athletes expelled for Anna-Jonesboro bullying incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KFVS12

    The Illinois Board of Education voted Monday night to expel three Anna-Jonesboro High School football players for what the school is calling "serious bullying incident." The school board went into closed session shortly after 7:00 p.m. Monday and remained there for more than three hours until reaching a decision just after 11:00 p.m. The decision will uphold three student's original suspensions of 10-days and will expel the students for the remainder of the 2014 fall semester or until January 15, 2015.

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  11. Accused bully in Anna-Jonesboro High School incident apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | KFVS12

    Three Anna-Jonesboro football players have been removed from the team and the school after what school leaders describe as a bullying incident. Anna-Jonesboro District Superintendent Rob Wright says the school is considering the incident as bullying.

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  12. In southern Illinois, Makanda and Jonesboro are for the birds, well bird loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... ety of water areas that attract the birds . In the summer, check out the Hummingbird Festival that makes a stop in Jonesboro at the Trail of Tears State Forest in Jonesboro. The event usually lasts just one day and is scheduled in August.

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  13. Harris BlackwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Times

    ... Cathy's goodness were the many boys who attended his fifth-grade Sunday school class at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He taught the class for many years, and I can only imagine what one would glean from his wisdom and insight. When I think back ...

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  14. Thousands attend funeral for Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett CathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Business Journal

    More than 4,000 people attended a public funeral service held Wednesday for Chick-fil-A founder S.Truett Cathy at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, where Cathy was a member for more than 50 years. Cathy died early Monday at age 93. He is credited with creating the original Chick-fil-A sandwich at his small diner in Hapeville, Ga.

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  15. Thousands expected at funeral for Chick-fil-A founder Truett CathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    Parking is expected to be extremely limited in downtown Jonesboro Wednesday as thousands will attend the funeral for Chick-Fil-A founder Truett Cathy. A second viewing is scheduled for noon - 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

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  16. Obituary notice and funeral arrangements announced for Truett CathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    An obituary notice from Ford Stewart Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Georgia has posted the following regarding the death of Mr. Cathy. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro, GA.

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  17. The Trail of Tears in Union County IllinoisRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... not generally open to the public. The Trail of Tears Lodge and Resort sits on 425 acres of privately owned land in Jonesboro near the Shawnee National Forest. While the lodge has no known significance related to the Cherokees who passed through the ...

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  18. Union County Hunters Angry Over Land BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | WSIL

    ... he's taken the same route to get there for just as long. He likes to cross a pathway by Clear Creek Levee Road in Jonesboro. But for the past year, signs have closed off the area. "Prior to that, it was good to know you could come down here and ...

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  19. 3 businesses destroyed in Anna fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... nd lawn equipment were destroyed by the flames and smoke. Nobody was inside the building at the time of the blaze. Jonesboro and Cobden Fire Departments helped Anna Fire Department assisted in putting out the fire.

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  20. 3 IL residents headed to prison for various offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Lietz of Anna was sentenced to two years behind bars for aggraved driving while license revoked. Jenny Spurlock of Jonesboro was sentenced to four years behind bars after revoking probation stemming from unlawful delivery fo a controlled substance. ...

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