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  1. The story of the Dorchester County slave who escaped to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Summerville Journal Scene

    ... to keep away the flies." Matthews included critical details in his account, like names and house locations in Charleston. This was important because prior slave narratives were discredited for errors - although they were mostly credible. Matthews ...

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  2. Loyd PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda Mae Stiles Powell of Cleveland; children, Tammy Franklin (Thomas) of Charleston, Bethany Maldonado (Gilbert) of San Angelo, Texas, Erica Shamblin (Joe) of Cleveland, and the Rev. Johnathan Powell (Sarah) of ...

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  3. Wanted man arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WAND-TV Decatur

    35-year-old Joseph Vingara of Charleston is charged with possession of Methamphetamine and possession of a look-a-like controlled substance. Police said he had warrants out for his arrest and they and Eastern Illinois Police got information he was in ...

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  4. Teen suspect in Mattoon shooting may face adult sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WAND-TV Decatur

    CHARLESTON, Ill. A teen accused of firing gunshots at Mattoon High School could end up with an adult sentence.

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  5. Search on for Charleston theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Charleston officers say the person in the photos attached to this story took natural lamb-skin condoms and deodorant from a Walgreens. Police want anyone with information on the identity of the man to call Charleston detectives at 345-8403.

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  6. Commercial Content; Kelvinside Academy recruits US design expert to enhance innovationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Sunday Herald

    ... alongside fully qualified teachers. If so, it could transform education in Scotland." James Addison is from Charleston, Illinois and completed a Masters of Architecture at MIT after graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in ...

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  7. We Are Family's new daytime center for the homeless is trying to have it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Charleston City Paper

    ... will help provide housing assistance in the form of workshops and supportive housing matches. The YWCA of Greater Charleston will help women and families with food pantries and health classes. Art Pot will encourage expression through art. A ...

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  8. Man arrested for burglary, possessing stolen vehicle in MattoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... 8:15 when they were called to CVS on a report two men were stealing alcohol from the store. About an hour later, Charleston police found the vehicle on Illinois Rt. 16 between Charleston and Mattoon. They tried to stop it, but the suspects fled. ...

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  9. Church ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Bible school continues through Friday, 5:45 to 8:30 nightly, at Council Baptist Church, 1415 Upper River Road in Charleston. The theme is "Game On: Gearing Up for Life's Big Game." Homecoming will be held Sunday, 11 a.m., at the Springs of Gum ...

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  10. Going the distance, again and againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | The Times

    Just moments after finishing the final race of her illustrious high school career, Sandwich's Kayla Schiera proudly displays the two medals she won at this year's IHSA Class 2A Girls Track and Field Meet in Charleston. Schiera, who placed fourth in the 3200 meters and fifth in the 1600 for the second straight year, also repeats now as The Times Girls Track Athlete of the Year.

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  11. Glen Carbon Homecoming Parade showcases community spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | RiverBender.com

    ... a part-time writer for the old Granite City Journal from 1979-84 before attending Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, from which he earned his BA in journalism in 1988. He has worked for newspapers in Sikeston, Mo., Rocky Mount, N.C., Seneca, ...

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  12. Tom Kacich | Library 'second to none' built without magnate's doughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    ... helped build 1,689 libraries in the United States (including buildings in Tuscola, Arcola, Danville, Paxton, Charleston, Mattoon, Hoopeston, Ridge Farm, Milford and Onarga) and nearly 800 more in other countries. At one time, Urbana, needing to move ...

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  13. City Talk: Charleston converts more streets to two-way trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | SavannahNow

    On the way into Charleston recently, a friend and I decided to stop for lunch at Xiao Bao Biscuit at the corner of Spring Street and Rutledge Avenue. The delicious pan-Asian restaurant is easy to find, but I still checked the directions on the Maps app on my iPhone.

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  14. Jimmy Johns opens in HCGRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Bee Cave Bee Web Site

    ... the store, open daily 11:00 am 10:00 pm, and fill out an application. Founded in 1983 by Jimmy John Liautaud in Charleston, Ill., Jimmy John's has built its reputation on serving up fast and fresh sandwiches in communities across the country and is ...

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  15. Jimmy John's to offer $1 subs for lunch ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Delaware Coast Press

    ... at 1306 S Salisbury Blvd. in Sea Gull Square to get their sandwich. Founded in 1983 by Jimmy John Liautaud in Charleston, Illinois, Jimmy John's has more than 2,600 Jimmy John's locations across 43 states. Read or Share this story: ...

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  16. Jimmy John's restaurant opensRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... Kickin' Ranch, sliced pickles and our 16-inch giant sandwiches." Founded in 1983 by Jimmy John Liautaud in Charleston, Ill., Jimmy John's has built its reputation on serving fast and fresh sandwiches in communities across the country, and is one of ...

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  17. State high jump champ honored in WaucondaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Daun, a 17-year-old Wauconda resident, became the first female Wauconda High School athlete to win a state title last month with a 5-foot, 8-inch leap in the Illinois High School Association Class 3A meet at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. During Tuesday's village board meeting, Mayor Lincoln Knight gave Daun a plaque and a large metal sign proclaiming her title win -- just like those that soon will be installed at various spots in town.

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  18. Officials work to prevent Lake Charleston erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Charleston City Council will be asked to look for a grant that would help slow shoreline erosion by using riprap, large pieces, of rocks, to line the shores. Much of the shoreline is already lined with riprap, but the goal would be to finish up the areas of the lake that need it most with grant money from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

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  19. Jay Leno will bring stand-up comedy to the Gaillard stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Post and Courier

    High Water Festival curators and fellow Charlestonians Shovels & Rope took the stage in matching pink velvet on Sunday during the High Water Festival at North Charleston's Riverfront Park. High Water Festival curators and fellow Charlestonians Shovels & Rope took the stage in matching pink velvet on Sunday during the High Water Festival at North Charleston's Riverfront Park.

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  20. Edwardsville named Runner-Friendly Community by national running organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... a part-time writer for the old Granite City Journal from 1979-84 before attending Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, from which he earned his BA in journalism in 1988. He has worked for newspapers in Sikeston, Mo., Rocky Mount, N.C., Seneca, ...

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