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  1. 3 teens plead guilty to convenience store robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    ... 15. The robberies included Casey's General Store in Elkville on January 18, the Huck's Convenience Food Store in Murphysboro on January 19, and the Casey's General Store in Murphysboro on January 23. The teens have been in custody at the juvenile ...

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  2. Teens Get Probation for Convenience Store RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WSIL

    The robberies happened in January at Casey's General Store locations in Elkville and Murphysboro, and at the Huck's Convenience Store in Murphysboro. 2 comments

  3. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Yesterday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... the three years he worked for the former Republican candidate for governor. A hearing is scheduled Thursday. MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois murder trial has abruptly ended. A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of Elijah Lacy ...

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  4. Class Act: Marcy WeberRead the original story

    Yesterday | WSIL

    ... and creativity, it just amazed me," said former student Lynda Homan. After an almost 50-year teaching career at Murphysboro High School, Weber continues to volunteer her time at Immanuel Lutheran School. "Her personality is contagious, it's larger ...

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  5. Murphysboro resident to receive 2014 'Russ Breading Community Service Award'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | KFVS12

    Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens, and the members of the city council announced that the 2014 "Russ Breading Memorial Community Service Award" will be presented to Marcy Weber.

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  6. Quinn Announces $8.6 Billion Road ProjectRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... 57 south of Marion and $3 million will be spent to replace the Illinois 127 bridge over the Big Muddy River in Murphysboro. Here's a full rundown of all the projects included in the proposal in southern Illinois (Source: ...

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  7. Motorcycle wreck in Murphysboro, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | KFVS12

    ... DeSoto. After an investigation, police say it was discovered that a car driven by Brandi Holderfield, 28, of Murphysboro had pulled into the pat of the motorcycle. They say the motorcycle hit the front of the car and crashed, throwing both riders ...

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  8. Algonqiun's Montarra Grill among top restaurantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Northwest Herald

    ... and black truffle fondue." Other top restaurants not in Chicago were Zenwich in Elmhurst, 17th St Bar & Grill in Murphysboro, Abreo in Rockford, Bien Trucha in Geneva, D'Arcy's Pint in Springfield, One World Cafe in Peoria, Basil's Greek Dining in ...

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  9. Man arrested for allegedly driving erraticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | KFVS12

    ... e performed a field sobriety test on the driver, Vann, and found many signs of impairment. Vann was taken to the Murphysboro Police Department where he underwent booking procedures and then posted bond and was released.

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  10. DeSoto Firefighter Loses Elkville Home to FireRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WSIL

    Firefighters from Elkville, Ava, Dowell, Vergennes, DeSoto and Murphysboro Pomona Somerset fire departments were called to a home along Hallidayboro Road around 6 p.m. Monday and fought the fire for about six hours.

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  11. Murder Suspect Returns to IllinoisRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | WSIL

    ... return. It was later sent to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, who approved it. Banks finally returned to the jail in Murphysboro Friday. Brown's body was found alongside Rt. 151 in Makanda on Jan. 14. Banks is being held on $1 Million bond. This content ... 5 comments

  12. Prescribed burn planned near Murphysboro, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | KFVS12

    ... on Tuesday, April 1, weather permitting. The fire will be located in Jackson County about 8 miles northwest of Murphysboro. The prescribed fire area involves about 1,100 acres. Fire personnel will carefully monitor smoke being generated during the ...

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  13. Gericke's patience rewarded at Freeburg; big numbers being posted already by area playersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... unbeaten start includes a 5-4 win over 4A Granite City, a 4-3 win over 2A power Nashville and a 9-6 victory over Murphysboro. "We've had some close games," Gericke said. "We had to score in one of our final at-bats to win against Granite City and ...

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  14. Prescribed burn planned near Murphysboro, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | KFVS12

    ... on Tuesday, April 1, weather permitting. The fire will be located in Jackson County about 8 miles northwest of Murphysboro. The prescribed fire area involves about 1,100 acres. Fire personnel will carefully monitor smoke being generated during the ...

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  15. Closer Look: Quinn's budget holds a few surprisesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Daily Herald

    ... lockups to address “current corrections needs,” assistant budget director Abdon Pallasch said. The Murphysboro youth center, which closed two years ago, could serve as a facility minimum security facility for more than 400 drunken ...

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  16. Quinn Proposes To Reopen Juvy JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | RiverBender.com

    ... reopening of a prison that once housed juveniles in southern Illinois. His proposed budget plan calls for the Murphysboro facility to become an adult lockup for drunken drivers. This move will depend on whether Illinois lawmakers vote to make a ...

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  17. Governor proposes reopening prisonRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    MURPHYSBORO, Ill. - A southern Illinois juvenile prison closed for cost-cutting reasons less than two years ago may be reopened as an adult lockup for drunken driving offenders under Gov. Pat Quinn's budget blueprint.

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  18. Quinn proposal would relieve overcrowding in prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The state budget proposed this week by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn includes money to reopen two recently shuttered youth prisons, in Joliet and Murphysboro.

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  19. Quinn proposes reopening southern Illinois lockupRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Daily Chronicle

    ... Quinn's budget blueprint. But Illinois lawmakers hold the keys to whether Quinn gets his way with the shuttered Murphysboro lockup he identified as repurposing under his spending plan unveiled Wednesday, the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises ...

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  20. Baseball/Fox Valley roundupRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Daily Herald

    Larkin Hanselmann, Connor Kraus and Dean Christakes combined to allow just 3 hits Tuesday as the Cary-Grove baseball team opened the season with a 5-1 win over Murphysboro at Rent One Ballpark in downstate Marion.

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