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East St. Louis, Illinois is located in St Clair County. Zip codes in East St. Louis, IL include 62202, and 62201. The median home price in East St. Louis is $18,000 which is roughly $36/per square foot. More East St. Louis information.

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Bruce Rauner clings to being 'adamantly' opposed to raising of the minimum wage

Depending on the day of the week, Bruce Rauner 's stand on the issue of the minimum wage shifts from "adamantly against" to giving qualified support to "$10 per hour" and then to cutting it $1 an hour to the federal level of $7.25 per hour.

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21 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

East St. Louis man sentenced for stealing public funds

According to a news release, Kenneth Loving, of East St. Louis, stole $25,575 in funds administered by the Illinois Department of Employment Security while an employee at the Midwest Service Group, Inc. In addition to serving 10 months in prison, Loving was sentenced to three years of supervised release and $200.00 per month in restitution ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

RiverBender.com

High Water Will Soon Recede

The high water on the Mississippi River is soon going to recede. The Mississippi is above flood stage most of the way from Rock Island to East St. Louis, with water coming in from rainstorms in Northwest Illinois and as far up as Wisconsin and Minnesota, says National Weather Service meteorologist John Haase in the Quad Cities.

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Belleville News Democrat

Health focus group seeks metro-east volunteers

Clients of women and child health programs, concerned citizens and representatives of community-based organizations are invited to participate in the focus group from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Windsor Health Center, 100 N. Eighth St., East St. Louis.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Caseyville police arrest man after pursuit

Richard Malone, Jr., 35 of the 800 block of North 75th Street in East St. Louis, was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer with a motor vehicle and fleeing and attempting to elude an officer.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

County Board members: Depleted environment fund may not be enough to address emergencies

State law requires landfill fees be used for environmental protection purposes, yet some St. Clair County Board members say the county has used this money to balance its budget in recent years.

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Belleville News Democrat

Let the sunshine in: Man who filed lawsuit to remove ESL mayor calls ruling 'a victory'

East St. Louis mayor Alvin Parks Jr. speaks about the need for the new high-speed Amtrak train to make a stop in his city during a press conference outside city hall Thursday morning.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Chicago lost a legal battle to keep guns out of the city and now the city faces a bill of nearly $1 million for the winners' legal fees.

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Daily Herald

Charges mount against teacher in videotaping case

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- A southern Illinois math teacher already accused of videotaping girls in a high school locker room and motel bathroom now faces federal charges.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Festivities planned for Fourth of July in East St. Louis

Festivities begin with a parade beginning at 10 a.m. Live entertainment is scheduled from 1 to 9 p.m. at the 100 block of Collinsville Avenue.

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Belleville News Democrat

Metro-east organizations award scholarships to local students

The East St. Louis Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. recently awarded $11,000 in scholarships to 10 area high school students.

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Independent News Herald Online

In Focus

It is a weekend filled with barbecues, bonfires and a trip to the lake. A happy time for a day to remember those who have fought and died to protect our freedom.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Convicted sexual predator found in St. Louis

A convicted sexual predator who left a halfway house in July 2013 was arrested Monday night in St. Louis, the Illinois Department of Corrections said.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Illinois high school teacher, coach indicted on child pornography charges

Federal prosecutors have filed charges related to possession of child pornography against suspended Fairfield Community High School math instructor and cross-country coach Timothy C. Going.

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RiverBender.com

Sexual Predator Captured

A convicted sexual predator that has ties to Alton has been taken back into custody.

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Northwest Herald

Illinois man admits defrauding credit union

A former southwestern Illinois man faces up to 30 years in federal prison now that he has admitted bilking the credit union where he once served as president.

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Business Journal

How will Hobby Lobby ruling impact Metro East contractor's suit?

A Metro East-based construction company's case likely will be impacted by the Supreme Court's ruling Monday that closely held private companies, based on religious objections, can opt out of providing contraceptives for women mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Independent News Herald Online

In Focus

It is a weekend filled with barbecues, bonfires and a trip to the lake. A happy time for a day to remember those who have fought and died to protect our freedom.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Sound-off 6/30

This is in regard to the expulsion of Vantezz Carter, a Belleville West student.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Quinn signs bill designed to help students of military families change schools

With Quinn's signature, the law immediately went into effect, according to a written statement from Dave Blanchette, chief spokesman for Quinn.

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Flood Warning for St Clair County was issued at July 09 at 9:50PM CDT

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