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Monday Jul 14 | Belleville News Democrat

Hundreds gather for Sen. Alan Dixon's funeral

Patriotic songs and Frank Sinatra tunes played as mourners arrived Monday morning at the funeral for former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon, who died July 6 at the age of 86, a day before his birthday.

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Related Topix: Lindenwood University, Belleville, IL, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Costello, Meier among lawmakers giving their raises to charity

Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough days to save taxpayer dollars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois, Smithton, IL, Okawville, IL, Des Plaines, IL, Cook County, IL

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Quinn signs anti-bullying law

Local school leaders say a new anti-bullying law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn Thursday will not have a significant impact.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc., Belleville, IL

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Kaskaskia lock and dam named for ex-Rep. Costello

The Kaskaskia lock and dam near Modoc has been renamed after former U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello, a Belleville Democrat, according to a statement issued by his successor, U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart, D-Belleville.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Belleville, IL, Barack Obama, US Senate

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