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  1. Hot air balloons soar over Southern Illinois festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KFVS12

    The 2nd annual Balloons over Mt. Vernon was held this weekend in Southern Illinois.

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  2. Creason Wins Power PointsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Trenton Republican-Times

    Lindsay Creason of Trenton was the weekly winner of the Power Points contest, collecting 121 points. For her score, Creason receives the $30 local prize for the week.

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  3. Shooting Suspect Charged With Attempted MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Magic 95.1

    Humerickhouse is accused of shooting John Ferketich in the back of the neck with a shotgun around 6 a.m. Friday. West Frankfort, Ill.

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  4. Bonnie R. StidhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Times Bulletin

    Bonnie R. Stidham, 86, of Wren, died at 4:12 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, Ohio. She was born July 18, 1928, in Mount Vernon, Ill., to the late Bonnie Violet McCroskey and John Adolf McCroskey.

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  5. Road Work Begins Wednesday Across The AreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Magic 95.1

    Corinth Road will be closed from Malone Road to Paulton Road starting Wednesday and the Williamson County Highway Department says that will likely last three and a half months. A detour will be marked.

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  6. Poll Shows Quinn With Slight Lead, Second Debate Tuesday NightRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Magic 95.1

    Republican Bruce Rauner and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will debate for a second time as they battle to become Illinois' next governor. The candidates are scheduled to meet Tuesday night at Chicago's DuSable Museum of African American History.

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  7. Police Investigate Burglary In CarbondaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Magic 95.1

    Police say the burglary was reported Sunday morning on the 600 block of North Oakland Street and likely happened sometime between 10:50 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. An unknown suspect entered the residence and stole property.

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  8. Mt. Vernon Police Investigate Weekend ShootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Magic 95.1

    Mt. Vernon Police say the shooting happened on the 700 block of south 21st Street around 8:15 Saturday night. 29-year-old Karey Richardson of Mt.

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  9. Beverly HallRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Breckenridge American

    Breckenridge-Beverly Hall, 59, died Friday, October 10, 2014. Funeral service with Rev.

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  10. Appeal denied for man convicted of killing White Co., IL coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The White County man is currently serving a 53-year sentence for gunning down Jessica Evans and Jacob Wheeler. Oral arguments were heard last August before the 5th District Appellate Court in Mt.

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  11. Voting opens for Tnemec Tank of the Year contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | CE News

    Eligible water tanks have been submitted and Tnemec Company, Inc., a provider of high-performance coatings, officially closed submissions for its annual contest, Tank of the Year. This year, open voting will once again allow the public choose the top tank finalists.

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  12. Military Families Can Get Free Groceries with Campaign for Healthier EatingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Freshnews

    ... events will take place in October and November in the following locales: -- Colorado Springs, Colorado -- Mount Vernon, Illinois -- Ft Wayne and New Albany, Indiana -- Fort Knox and Fort Campbell, Kentucky -- Dorchester, Massachusetts -- Fort ...

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  13. Former Mt. Vernon fire chief dies after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KFVS12

    A former Mount Vernon, Illinois fire chief passed away on Sunday, Sept. 28 from injuries he received in a motorcycle crash.

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  14. in Re: Steven T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | FindLaw

    IN RE: STEVEN T., Alleged to Be a Person Subject to Involuntary Treatment With Psychotropic Medication The People of the State of Illinois, Petitioner-Appellee, v. Steven T., Respondent-Appellant.

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  15. Bookselling Roundup for September 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Publishers' Weekly

    This week marks the launch of a new literary festival in New Jersey, two new bookstores - King City Books in Mt. Vernon, Ill., and Vallejo Bookstore in Vallejo, Calif.

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  16. Other Voices: Tire demand doesn't match plans for new factoriesRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Tire Business

    ... the GTY Tire Co. joint venture that was located adjacent to the Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. factory in Mount Vernon, Ill. But just since the beginning of 2012, no fewer than four tire facilities have opened in the U.S., and four others have ...

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  17. Mount Vernon Student Serves Underprivileged YouthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Natorie Beckford, daughter of Natalya Johnson of Mount Vernon, completed the Council on International Educational Exchange Leadership Academy program last summer. She, a number of other U.S. students and a program leader traveled to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where they lived with host families.

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  18. Ronald D. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Breeze Courier

    Ronald D. Smith, 63, of Mt. Zion, IL, passed away at 1:18 p.m. September 14, 2014 in his residence.

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  19. Class of 1994 plans reunionRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Members of the Mount Vernon High School Class of 1994 will celebrate their 20th class reunion on Saturday, October 11. The celebration will be at the Trey Deuce Domino Saloon on CR SE 3010 at 6 p.m. The weekend will be full of activities, including a home football game on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. at Don Meredith Stadium and CountryFest in ... (more)

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  20. PEOPLE v. GOOCHRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | FindLaw

    Bryan A. Drew, Jason D. Drew, Katie M. Oehmke, Drew & Drew, Benton, IL, for Appellant. Charles Garnati, State's Attorney, Williamson County Courthouse, Marion, IL, Patrick Delfino, Director, Stephen E. Norris, Deputy Director, Patrick D. Daly, Staff Attorney, Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor, Mt.

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