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  1. Services set for former Illinois congressman GrayRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... depressed district earned him the nickname the “Prince of Pork.” Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort says Gray's services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Benton Civic Center. That's where visitation will be from 10 a.m. ...

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  2. Emergency Rules for Concealed Carry DenialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | WSIL

    ... the board late Monday afternoon. They had received more than 200 petitions asking for denials to be reviewed. West Frankfort Police Chief Shawn Talluto logs in to the State Police website every couple weeks and scans over a changing a list of names. ...

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  3. Gray's daughter Becky Gray-ClayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Kenneth James Gray, died on Saturday July 12 at Herrin Hospital. "My name is Kenneth Gray. I live at West Frankfort, Illinois," said the late Gray in his first television appearance in 1954. "I've campaigned hard and long to be elected to congress ...

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  4. Former congressman Ken Gray dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A longtime congressman from southern Illinois has died. Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Kenneth "Ken" J. Gray, 89, died Saturday, July 12 at the Herrin hospital at 11 p.m. That's according to a spokesperson at the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort.

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  5. Former US Rep. Ken Gray dies in southern IllinoisRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Crescent-News.com

    Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" for bringing $7 billion in projects to his district, died Saturday at age 89. Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort said Sunday that Gray died at a hospital in Herrin after a long illness.

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  6. Former Rep. Ken Gray dies at 89Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | The Hill

    A funeral home in West Frankfort, Ill., said Sunday that Gray died at a hospital in Herrin, Ill., after a long illness, according to The Associated Press .

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  7. Former Congressman Ken Gray dead at 89Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    ... of his ability to bring federal projects, and federal money, back to the region. Gray operated Gray Motors in West Frankfort in the 1940s and 1950s. He also operated small airports in West Frankfort and Benton.He was a colorful character, known for ...

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  8. Ken Gray Dead: Former U.S. Representative Dies At 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | Switched

    Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" for bringing $7 billion in projects to his district, died Saturday at age 89. Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort said Sunday that Gray died at a hospital in Herrin after a long illness.

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  9. Traffic back open after tanker overturns in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... truck was not injured and they later identified the substance as EPON 828, an epoxy resin. Officials with the West Frankfort Police Department and Police Auxiliary established a perimeter around the area and are provided site security.

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  10. Overturned tanker carrying resin, street blocked offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | KFVS12

    West Frankfort Fire Department says there an overturned tanker truck in the 300 block of Main Street in West Frankfort.

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  11. Overturned tanker carrying resin, street remains closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | KFVS12

    West Frankfort Fire Department says there was an overturned tanker truck in the 300 block of Main Street in West Frankfort.

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  12. 15-day-old baby dies after found under father in bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... he was notified at 7:41 a.m. by the Franklin Hospital ER that a 15-day-old baby was brought into the ER by West Frankfort Fire and Ambulance. Emergency crews were called to a home in Orient for an unresponsive baby that was found underneath the ...

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  13. Residents Pick Up After West Frankfort House ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | WSIL

    A West Frankfort house explosion left one man seriously injured, a family without a home, and neighbors wondering how it all happened.

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  14. Tim Morthland 07-07-2014Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Dr. Tim Morthland, founder of Morthland College in West Frankfort, joins us to talk about the growing college and new dorm buildings.

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  15. Man Severely Burned In House ExplosionRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The 20-year-old man was injured in the explosion at 808 East Clark Street in West Frankfort around 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

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  16. House explodes in West Frankfort, 1 injuredRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say the West Frankfort explosion happened Sunday afternoon. West Frankfort Fire Department Capt.

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  17. Explosion Destroys West Frankfort HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | WSIL

    The explosion happened around 12:20 Sunday afternoon at a house on 808 East Clark Street.

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  18. West Frankfort high rise fire caused by cigarette, 4 hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to the West Frankfort Fire Department, fire crews were called to the Anna Gray high rise building in West Frankfort on Main Street for a fire at 6:21 p.m. Saturday night.

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  19. Fire at Anna Gray High RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | WSIL

    According to the West Frankfort Fire Department, a woman fell asleep with a cigarette and lit her apartment on fire. 7 comments

  20. Boy, 4, Dies In Pedestrian CrashRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    UPDATE, 10:19 a.m.: West Frankfort Police say four-year-old Logan Adams died in the crash Sunday afternoon.

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