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  1. Karmeier Files Formal Complaint Against a oeCampaign For 2016a 3Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Magic 95.1

    ... Karmeier campaign manager Ron Deedrick says the group "Campaign for 2016" violated Continue Reading>> Murphysboro, Ill. - A man from Murphysboro has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for child pornography. The Illinois Attorney General's Office ...

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  2. House Speaker Boehner Campaigns For BostRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... border. Enyart is a Belleville Democrat and former Illinois National Guard adjutant general. Bost is from Murphysboro and has served in the Illinois House for 19 years. The Belleville News-Democrat reports Boehner spoke for about eight minutes to ...

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  3. Woman Admits To Lying About Kidnapping, Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Magic 95.1

    ... last year. Police looked for a suspect but abandoned the search hours later after learning the report was false. Murphysboro, Ill. - A man from Murphysboro has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for child pornography. The Illinois Attorney ...

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  4. Man Sentenced To 27 Years For Child PornographyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Magic 95.1

    The Illinois Attorney General's Office says they found several videos 48-year-old Richard Taylor's computer depicting the sexual abuse of children under the age of 13. Taylor was arrested in July after an investigation. Murphysboro, Ill.

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  5. Franklin County Schools Resume Operation After Bomb ThreatRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Magic 95.1

    ... is over, and Owens says the suspect was already in an out-of-state prison when they sent in the threat. Murphysboro, Ill. - A man from Murphysboro has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for child pornography. The Illinois Attorney General's Office ...

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  6. Boehner to stump for GOP's Bost in US House raceRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... border. Enyart is a Belleville Democrat and former Illinois National Guard adjutant general. Bost is from Murphysboro and has served in the Illinois House for 19 years. The Belleville News-Democrat reports ( http://bit.ly/1oYBlvM ) Boehner spoke for ...

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  7. Murphysboro man sentenced to 27 years for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | KFVS12

    ... Office Investigations and High Tech Crimes Bureau executed a search warrant at Taylor's home on Oak Street in Murphysboro, Ill. While executing the search warrant, agents found Taylor and determined that he lived there alone. They also found a ...

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  8. Murder Trial Begins In Union CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Magic 95.1

    ... 146, about two miles east of Route 34 in Hardin County early Saturday morning. Police say the Continue Reading>> Murphysboro, Ill. - Police say a sex offender broke the law when he appeared at a Halloween event this weekend. Murphysboro Police say ...

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  9. Poll Shows Voters Support All Five Ballot QuestionsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Magic 95.1

    ... 146, about two miles east of Route 34 in Hardin County early Saturday morning. Police say the Continue Reading>> Murphysboro, Ill. - Police say a sex offender broke the law when he appeared at a Halloween event this weekend. Murphysboro Police say ...

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  10. Franklin County Schools Close Due To Bomb ThreatRead the original story

    Tuesday | Magic 95.1

    ... 146, about two miles east of Route 34 in Hardin County early Saturday morning. Police say the Continue Reading>> Murphysboro, Ill. - Police say a sex offender broke the law when he appeared at a Halloween event this weekend. Murphysboro Police say ...

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  11. More Jackson County voters choosing to vote earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | KFVS12

    ... Saturday. County Clerks will hold special weekend hours for early voting. The Jackson County Clerk's Office in Murphysboro will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, November 1. But even if you do vote early, you may not know the winner of some ...

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  12. Alto Pass man committed for 51 years for sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KFVS12

    ... DHS system. He is currently being held in the custody of the Union County sheriff at the Jackson County Jail in Murphysboro, awaiting transfer to DHS. Hawai'i County Civil Defense officials say the Puna lava flow advanced approximately 250 yards ...

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  13. Sex Offender Arrested After Allegedly Attending Halloween EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Murphysboro Police say they were called to Riverside Park around 11:20 p.m. Saturday because several people reported 41-year-old Thomas Allen of Murphysboro at the Big Muddy Monster Haunted Hayride. The Illinois Sex Offender Registry Act prohibits any registered sex offender from participating in Halloween activities with children present.

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  14. Driver Dies In Auto WreckRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Magic 95.1

    ... 146, about two miles east of Route 34 in Hardin County early Saturday morning. Police say the Continue Reading>> Murphysboro, Ill. - Police say a sex offender broke the law when he appeared at a Halloween event this weekend. Murphysboro Police say ...

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  15. Sex Offender Spotted, Arrested at Murphysboro ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | WSIL

    Police were dispatched to Riverside Park around 11:20 Saturday night following the report of a known sex offender observed at the Big Muddy Monster Haunted Hayride. Officers spoke with several witnesses who claimed they saw Thomas J. Allen, 41, of Murphysboro attending the event.

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  16. Sexual Predator nabbed after reportedly spotted at southern IL haunted hayrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | KFVS12

    According to Murphysboro Police, 41-year-old Thomas J. Allen, listed as a sexual predator on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry, was spotted inside Riverside Park as a haunted hayride event was under way. Police responded to the park around 11:20 p.m. Saturday when several witnesses said they spotted Allen inside the park.

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  17. Domestic Disturbance Arrest in MurphysboroRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A complaint was signed against 20 year old Kenneth Bastien of Murphysboro. Bastien was taken into custody without incident and was subsequently served with the aforementioned complaint.

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  18. Four DHS Workers Save Woman From FireRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A few employees of the Illinois Department of Human Services are being credited with helping save a woman's life in a house fire. Multiple reports say Judy Bost, a case worker, was the first to run into a home on the corner of 4th and North Streets in Murphysboro around 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  19. Illinois employees rescue woman from house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Daily Herald

    ... of Bost's colleagues helped carry the woman away from the house. They heard sirens as they reached the sidewalk. Murphysboro Fire Chief Steve Swafford says two trucks responded. No one was seriously hurt. The woman was treated for smoke inhalation. ...

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  20. Murphysboro School District To Change Elementary SchoolsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Murphysboro District 186 Board has voted 6-to-1 to switch Carruthers School and General John A. Logan Grade School to attendance centers, meaning one building will house kindergarten through second grade and the other will house third through fifth grade. No decision was made regarding which building will house which grades.

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