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  1. Illinois Mayor Gets Punched In the FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    Benton, IL Mayor Fred Kondritz told the Southern Illinoisan that after a brief conversation with an acquaintance about sports in a grocery story, the man unexpectedly punched him in the face. 4 comments

  2. Sports fan punches southern Illinois mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Illinoisreview

    Benton, Illinois Mayor Fred Kondritz filed a police report claiming a man punched him in the face following a discussion about sports. The incident took place in a store.

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  3. Home destroyed by fire in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KFVS12

    According to the fire department, crews were called to the home in the 1200 block of East Elm Street just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. In addition to the West Frankfort Fire Department, crews from Zeigler, Benton, and West City all responded to the scene.

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  4. Illinois Mining Companies to Pay $4.25M to Settle Sex Discrimination SuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    ... on Sept. 27, 2011, (case number 11-cv-00879-JPG) in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in Benton, Ill., after attempting to reach a pre-litigation settlement through its conciliation process. On Dec. 5, 2016, EEOC filed a ...

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  5. Dora McClintockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... his retirement and then moved to southern Illinois, where she was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Benton, Ill., and an active Red Hatter in Mount Vernon. Following her husband's death, she returned to Luray and lived with her daughter's ...

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  6. Mining company settles sex bias case for $4.25 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Business Insurance

    ... Foresight Energy L.P. The two cases were then consolidated. The consent decree filed in U.S. District Court in Benton, Illinois, calls for the mining companies to jointly pay $4.25 million to a group of women applicants who were denied jobs because ...

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  7. TOLENTINO: "Doug Collins Court" will always be homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | The Daily Vidette

    ... his ESPN broadcasts. He has an endowed scholarship under his name. Collins is the pride and joy of his hometown, Benton, Ill. but ISU will always hold a special place in his heart. Before the weekend festivities kicked off, Collins walked around ...

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  8. Suella Edler, Delavan, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Janesville Gazette

    Suella Edler, age 76, of Delavan passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Village Glen Memory Care in Lake Geneva. She was born in Benton, IL on October 28, 1940 to Everett and Etta Moss.

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  9. Dowell man arrested after standoff with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Magic 95.1

    Authorities say that 37-year-old Curtis Camplin first came to their attention after they received a report from the Union Pacific Railroad about a man who had possibly been hit by train. Police arrived at the scene, just east of route 37 between West Frankfort and Benton, to find Camplin brandishing a knife and threatening to take his own life.

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  10. Benton, IL man in custody after 2-hour manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | KFVS12

    Deputies say he was seen at around 4 p.m. in a field north of Heritage Woods on the northeast edge of Benton and then fled into a wooded area.

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  11. Newstrand, LoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Newark Advocate

    ... in her home with family in Franklin, Tennessee on Wednesday, December 14th. She was born on August 5th, 1936 in Benton, Illinois to the late Howard and Lois Van Dyke Dyer. She graduated from Newark High School and was an honors graduate at Capital ...

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  12. Benton, IL to get new $14 million Wastewater Treatment FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KFVS12

    A call to 911 from a dying Richmond 15-year-old may have helped save the life of his mother after she was shot five times by her ex-husband. A call to 911 from a dying Richmond 15-year-old may have helped save the life of his mother after she was shot five times by her ex-husband.

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  13. Benton, IL father and daughter donate to families affected by Gatlinburg, TN wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | KFVS12

    A Heartland father and daughter take matters into their own hands by gathering donations in Benton, Illinois for the victims of the devastating wildfire in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. On Wednesday evening, Austin Fisher and her father Ron Cardwell decided to start gathering items for the families without the basic necessities, due to the deadly wildfires in Tennessee.

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  14. Two plead guilty for possession of stolen accounts, identity theft after Madison County stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    This morning, in federal court in Benton, IL, Eriberto Ricardo Gomez and Yasmanis L. Oduardo Fonseco both pled guilty to possession of fifteen or more stolen account numbers and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced. Ricardo Gomez and Oduardo Fonseco, who are both originally from the country of Cuba, are currently residing in Houston, Texas The stolen account numbers were discovered by an officer of the Caseyville, Illinois, Police Department on October 8, 2015, during a traffic stop on I-70 in Madison County.

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  15. Franklin County deputies make meth arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    Franklin County authorities have arrested a Benton man after a report of a meth lab inside a home on South First Street. Deputies executed a search warrant there and found large amounts of meth and meth making materials.

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  16. Benton Unit of B&G Clubs celebrates nine years of operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    More than 150 people attended the third annual Ocoee Youth Center Anniversary Banquet at First Baptist Church of Benton recently to support the Benton Unit of the Boys & a More than 150 people attended the third annual Ocoee Youth Center Anniversary Banquet at First Baptist Church of Benton recently to support the Benton Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Ocoee Region, a local nonprofit after-school and summer program for grades K-12. The nine-year celebration for the Benton Unit raised nearly $10,000 in profit through ticket and table sales, pumpkin centerpiece sales, auctions, and donations to support clubprogramming.

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  17. Area veterans can participate in a pheasant hunt in So. ILRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | KFVS12

    The inaugural hunt is courtesy of Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Veteran Adventures and will take place at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park, near Benton alongside Rend Lake. All active-duty military personnel, members of the National Guard and Reserves and post-9/11 veterans are welcome to participate.

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  18. Benton, IL train crossings concern city leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KFVS12

    Benton has three tracks that flow through town, and Mayor Fred Kondritz said they separate many of the town's facilities. "To be blocked by the train and watch someone potentially lose a life because of it - it's devastating for us.

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  19. Home invasion suspect arrested in BentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Police say they were called to a home in the 400 block of East Webster Street on Saturday morning around 10 - where the homeowner told authorities a man had come into the home and demanded money after showing a knife. 18 year old Joshua C. Plumlee of Buckner was arrested later that day in the 600 block of Grayson Street.

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  20. Man wanted for multiple burglaries arrested in Benton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | KFVS12

    Joshua C. Plumlee, of Buckner, Ill., was wanted for questioning in a number of crimes throughout Franklin County including two residential burglaries in Christopher on October 21. According to Benton police, at around 10 a.m. on Oct. 22 they responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 400 block of East Webster Street. Police said it was reported that a man entered an elderly person's home, at which time the suspect pulled out a knife and demanded the homeowner give him money.

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