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  1. Elva Corinne PodesvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Elva Corinne Podesva passed away June 26, 2018. Corinne, to her friends and family, was born to Ethel and Vernon Mooneyham in West Vienna, IL on August 12, 1928.

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  2. SIUE Trustees approve purchase agreements and contracts for Founders Hall renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved contracts for the renovation of SIUE's Founders Hall. It also approved purchasing agreements with JP Morgan Chase and Mailing Methods, Inc. The Founders Hall Renovation is part of the University's 21st Century Buildings Plan, a program that will renovate six core campus buildings in sequential order, beginning with Founders.

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  3. Stuart launches petition drive for SIUE fair funding effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    COLLINSVILLE In light of recent decisions made by the SIU Board of Trustees to block additional funding for SIUE and oppose measures calling for a study into the fair allocation of state funds for the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, launched a petition drive urging the Illinois State Board of Higher Education to conduct an independent study into the funding split. "SIUE has been one of the main economic engines that has helped grow this area and the entire Metro East region, and the current system should reflect SIUE's growth that has resulted in an equal study body population at Edwardsville and Carbondale," said Stuart.

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  4. Michael Lee FryeRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Michael Lee Frye, 73, passed away 11:25 a.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in Germany from 1967-68.

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  5. Durbin urges FRA to take more active role in ensuring Amtrak's on-time performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today pressed the Federal Railroad Administration to take a more active role in working with the freight railroads to ensure Amtrak's on-time performance improves in Illinois and around the country. Amtrak's Chicago-Champaign-Carbondale route continues to be one of the worst preforming routes in the country.

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  6. Stuart introduces legislation for fair funding for SIUERead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    COLLINSVILLE After the decision of the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees to strike down a fair funding proposal for SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville, state Reps. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, Monica Bristow, D-Godfrey, and LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, advanced a package of bills to ensure that SIU Edwardsville receives their fair share of funding and resources.

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  7. Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Board of Directors and adult volunteers honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    MT. VERNON Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois held its 9th Annual Meeting on April 7 at the Doubletree Hilton in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

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  8. Marjorie Ann BarbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Marjorie Ann Barban, 81, died at 9:22 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born April 6, 1936 in Harrisburg, IL, she was the daughter of William and Delores Zimmer.

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  9. Carbondale man enters guilty plea for first-degree murder charge in CollinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Kaleb E Freeman, 24, of Carbondale entered a guilty plea Wednesday morning to one count of first-degree murder and was sentenced to 35 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons announced Freeman entered the plea in connection with a January 2017 fatal shooting that occurred in Collinsville.

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  10. Former Chancellor Vandegrift to receive SIUE Honorary DoctorateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Former Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift, PhD, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from SIUE at its May 2018 commencement. The SIU Board of Trustees approved the presentation during its December meeting on the Carbondale campus.

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  11. Alton's Black History: Songs and Pslams at the turn of the 20th centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Those congregations were pivotal in the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, as well as the multiple pushes for school integration in the first half of the 20th Century. Many members of the committees for both the Scott Bibb Case and Elijah Conley's push were also extremely active in their churches.

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  12. Michael S. ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Michael was born on April 20, 1941, in Carbondale, Illinois, the son of the late Elmer and Alice Shaw. He married Bonnie Shaw on September 7, 1963 in Alton, Illinois.

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  13. Winter Lecture Series opens Jan. 28 at Cahokia MoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    COLLINSVILLE The first of the Winter Lecture Series programs will open at Cahokia Mounds State Historic on Sunday, January 28, at 2:00 p.m. with a presentation by Dr. Mark Wagner, "Bound to the Western Waters: Searching for Lewis and Clark at Fort Kaskaskia, Illinois." The lecture is free and open to the public.

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  14. SIU Trustees approve planning for SIUE Student Success Center renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, at its regularly scheduled meeting on the Carbondale campus today, approved SIUE to move forward in developing plans and cost estimates for renovations to the Student Success Center on the Edwardsville campus. The board also approved a $1.3-million budget to replace the Prairie Hall roof.

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  15. Mark Rabe announces candidacy to succeeed Honorable Barbara Crowder as Circuit JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Monday, Edwardsville attorney Mark Rabe announced his candidacy to succeed the Honorable Barbara Crowder as Circuit Judge in the Third Judicial Circuit. Rabe, a 1986 graduate of Harvard Law School, began his legal career at Bryan Cave in St. Louis.

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  16. 'Flat Top Tony' brings old style to new businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Barber Tony Sims wants to bring the traditional art of barbering to the brick streets and old buildings of Alton. Located on the corner of State St. and W. Fourth in an Alton building, which was once a boot store and a skateboard shop, Sims, who goes by the name "Flat Top Tony," decided to establish a shop for customers who appreciate the traditional art of barbering.

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