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

    Saturday Sep 27 | Examiner.com

    ... to bald eagles to Canadian geese, there's a bird or two for every bird lover. Vulture Fest is an annual event in Makanda Illinois. Situated next to Giant City State Park, Makanda is an artsy little community tucked into an out-of-the-way corner of ...

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  2. Man stops traffic on I-57, gets hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KFVS12

    The extent of the injuries is unknown after a hiker fell from a cliff at Giant City State Park.Emergency crews in Jackson County were called to the park in Makanda around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.A witness told deputies the girl had fallen approximately 15 to 20 feet from a cliff near the Stone Fort trail head.An ambulance rushed the juvenile hiker to a local hospital.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Ambulance Service and Makanda Township Fire Department assisted with the rescue.... The extent of the injuries is unknown after a hiker fell from a cliff at Giant City State Park.Emergency crews in Jackson County were called to the park in Makanda around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.A witness told deputies the girl had fallen approximately 15 to 20 feet from a cliff near the Stone Fort trail head.An ambulance rushed the juvenile hiker to a local hospital.The Jackson County Sheriff's ... (more)

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  3. Giant City Stone Fort Site, Courtesy: Wikimedia CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KFVS12

    ... a hiker fell from a cliff at Giant City State Park.Emergency crews in Jackson County were called to the park in Makanda around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.A witness told deputies the girl had fallen approximately 15 to 20 feet from a cliff near the Stone ...

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  4. Makanda Accident Victim NamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WSIL

    Corey Lee Warren, 26, of Marion has been identified by Jackson County Coroner, Dr. Thomas Kupferer, as the victim of a vehicle accident Tuesday on Cedar Creek Road.

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  5. SIU employee killed in vehicle fire near MakandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, they received the report of a burned vehicle found down an embankment off of Cedar Creed Road, about a half-mile west of Union Hill Road, in rural Makanda at about 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10. They say the preliminary investigation showed that the driver of a 2012 Dodge minivan, going westbound on ... (more)

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  6. Makanda Woman Finds Burned Vehicle with Body InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | WSIL

    Police have yet to release any new information about a deadly accident in Makanda.

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    Jun 11, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Jackson County Sheriff's office says a burned minivan was found around 11 a.m. Tuesday down an embankment off Cedar Creek Road in rural Makanda.

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  8. Authorities investigating burned vehicle near MakandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, they received the report of a burned vehicle found down an embankment off of Cedar Creed Road, about a half-mile west of Union Hill Road, in rural Makanda at about 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

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  9. Illinois gears up for same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | SFGate

    ... Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages. That all changes Sunday, June 1, 2014 when all Illinois' counties must ...

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  10. Clerks Prep for Illinois Gay Marriage RolloutRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | EDGE

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker pose on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  11. Gay marriage becomes focus of governor's raceRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Nov. 15 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, left, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  12. Gay marriage begins in Ill. after staggered startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  13. Clerks prep for Illinois' gay marriage rolloutRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker pose on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  14. Illinois prepares for gay marriage rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    In this photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst , and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together Nov. 15, 2013 as they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  15. Illinois gears up for same-sex marriagesRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | SFGate

    ... Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker stand together on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages. That all changes Sunday, June 1, 2014 when all Illinois' counties must ...

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  16. In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst,... Photo-photo.5518982Read the original story

    May 31, 2014 | SFGate

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo provided by Sabra Blumhorst, Brunhorst, right, and her partner Chelsea Baker pose on the day they exchanged wedding vows in in Makanda, Ill., months before the state recognized same-sex marriages.

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  17. Equine services provide alternativesRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    Peggy Nott, an equine sciences student at Southern Illinois University, brushes Tootsie on April 28 while interning at Giant City Stables in Makanda.

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  18. Equine services provide alternativesRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The Specialized Equine Services at Giant City Stables in Makanda offers equine therapy, which is a therapeutic tool of the physically disabled.

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  19. EXCHANGE: Equine services provide alternativesRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this April 28, 2014 photo, Dock and Lily enjoy a meal at Giant City Stables in Makanda, Ill.

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  20. Man pleads not guilty of killing Cape womanRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    ... Wednesday for arraignment. Police say the 28-year old fatally shot Brown and then dumped her body on Highway 51 near Makanda, Illinois, where it was discovered by a passerby January 14th. Banks was arrested two days later at a St. Louis home and ...

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