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  1. EDITORIAL: Honor Logan with memorial postage stampRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    ... was a significant leader in his time, but is largely forgotten today. His name is John A. Logan, his hometown is Murphysboro, and, according to his biographer, Gary Ecelbarger, he is “the most noteworthy 19th-century American to escape notice ...

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  2. Phidians recognize contest winners April 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – The winners of the Phidian Art Club's annual Literary Competition were honored April 26 during the club's literary program at Dixon Public Library. The judges were Chris Minor of WQAD TV in Moline for nonfiction, Del Cain of Saginaw, Texas, for poetry, and A.K. Thompson of Murphysboro for fiction.

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  3. BBQ Resolution Passes IL HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 101.5 CIL-FM

    The resolution which was approved yesterday was sponsored by State Reps. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg). Murphysboro is home to famed pit masters Pat Burke and Mike Mills, and the annual "Praise the Lard" BBQ cook-off.

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  4. Murphysboro Man Charged with Residential BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WSIL

    A Murphysboro man has been arrested for burglary. Just before 10:30 p.m. Monday, a neighbor reported a possible burglary in progress at a home near the intersection of North 11th Street and Hanson Street.

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  5. Carbondale hikes tow rate cap for private parking lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KFVS12

    ... y city in the immediate area that regulates towing prices while DuQuoin, Benton, Harrisburg, Mt. Vernon, Marion, Murphysboro, Anna, Herrin and Pinckneyville do not. Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved.

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  6. Murphysboro Man to See Prison Time for Burglary, Purse TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    23-year old Deandrelin Davis' conviction stems from a burglary at a home in Murphysboro, after a woman had reported that her home was broken into and her purse was gone. Shoe imprints helped lead to Davis' capture. Davis was sentenced to nine years ...

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  7. Murphysboro man accused of sex abuse to serve time in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KFVS12

    A southern Illinois man pled guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse on April 28 and was sentenced to serve time, according to the Jackson County State's Attorney's Office. Jerry L. Williams, 31, of Murphysboro was convicted in Jackson County Circuit Court and was sentenced to serve 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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  8. Murphysboro man's shoe print used as evidence in burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County state's attorney says a Murphysboro man has pleaded guilty to residential burglary and sentenced to serve time in prison.

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  9. Murphysboro entices U.S. manufacturers with glass applesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFVS12

    The City of Murphysboro, Illinois spent nearly $13,000 to send out informational packages out about a vacant property, all in hopes of garnering new business in town. Along North 19th Street in the home of the Apple Festival is the Curwood Facility.

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  10. Four heritage tours planned in '15Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... The 2015 season kicks off Saturday, May 2, with the inaugural Orchards and Vineyards Heritage Tour leaving Murphysboro at 8 a.m. "While our wine trail history may only be a few decades old, our orchards have been going strong since the Civil War," ...

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  11. Grand Opening Day: Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid prepares for celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KFVS12

    ... in your smartphone and tablet app stores. Copyright 2015 WMC Action News 5. All rights reserved. The City of Murphysboro, Illinois spent nearly $13,000 to send out informational packages out about a vacant property, all in hopes of garnering new ...

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  12. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The U.S. Forest Service closes a 2.5-mile road segment to car traffic from mid-March through May 15 to allow migrating snakes, lizards, frogs and salamanders to move freely from their winter habitat to their summer feeding grounds. The protected area is part of the LaRue-Pine Hills/Otter Pond Research Area southwest of Murphysboro.

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  13. New Drug Rehab Center to Open in MurphysboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WSIL

    On Monday, city leaders approved a special use permit for Sovereign Health Group. The company wants to bring a rehab center to the old Jackson County Rehab and Care center.

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  14. Drug rehab center to open next to school in Murphysboro, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | KFVS12

    A drug and alcohol rehabilitation center will open next to a southern Illinois elementary school after the Murphysboro City Council voted to approve zoning in a Monday, April 27 meeting. Sovereign Health Group has been given the go ahead by the city of Murphysboro to open it's drug and alcohol treatment center next to Carruthers Elementary School.

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  15. New Equal Pay Bill Stirs Debate in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | WSIL

    ... could expand to all businesses in Illinois. State representative Terri Bryant, a republican who represents the Murphysboro area, voted "no" on this bill because she says it would hurt small businesses rather than help women. "The law wants to expand ...

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  16. 5 cited in Murphysboro after drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KFVS12

    Five people are facing charges after an investigation stemming from a call about stolen prescription medication in Murphysboro, IL. According to Murphysboro police, a call of a possible theft of prescription medication was made from a home on Wall Street that apparently involved several people selling Kirby vacuums door-to-door.

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  17. Southern IL town closer to being named state's BBQ capital cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... to our region. This measure is simply one way we can say we're proud of our area and we have a lot to offer." Murphysboro is home to the annual "Praise the Lard" BBQ Cook-off which is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and the Memphis ...

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  18. Murder in Marion Monday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... 56-year old Rodney Black is accused of murdering 28-year old Latisha Reidelberger. Black Continue Reading>> Murphysboro Police were called to a report of a woman that had been shot yesterday afternoon. A release from the Murphysboro Police ...

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  19. VA Access Still Toughest Challenge Facing Veterans According to New Poll from PSPPIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... Horse Gap Lake Friday night. An autopsy was conducted yesterday and it was later determined Continue Reading>> Murphysboro Police were called to a report of a woman that had been shot yesterday afternoon. A release from the Murphysboro Police ...

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  20. Lawson Hall Incident Still Being InvestigatedRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... Horse Gap Lake Friday night. An autopsy was conducted yesterday and it was later determined Continue Reading>> Murphysboro Police were called to a report of a woman that had been shot yesterday afternoon. A release from the Murphysboro Police ...

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