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  1. 'Galaxy Ride Road' touring southern ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | KFVS12

    ... ctor of public observing at Adler Planetarium. The Galaxy Ride Road show will be at St. Nicholas Brewing Company in Du Quoin, Ill. on Tuesday night from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and they'll be at the Shawnee Community College on Thursday.

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  2. Unanticipated Crowd Fires at the Inaugural GLOCK Match at Camp PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | AmmoLand

    ... Carl Clegg, 31, of the U.S. Marine Corps, with 498-44x for second place, followed by civilian Craig Odom, 56, of Du Quoin, IL, who earned an aggregate score of 496-41x to take third. Odom was also the High Senior of the match. First place B Class ...

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  3. Unanticipated crowd fires at inaugural GLOCK Match at Camp PerryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Beacon

    ... Carl Clegg, 31, of the U.S. Marine Corps, with 498-44x for second place, followed by civilian Craig Odom, 56, of Du Quoin, IL, who earned an aggregate score of 496-41x to take third. Odom was also the High Senior of the match. First place B Class ...

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  4. Inaugural Glock Match draws 244 entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | News Herald

    ... Carl Clegg, 31, of the U.S. Marine Corps, with 498-44x for second place, followed by civilian Craig Odom, 56, of Du Quoin, Illinois, who earned an aggregate score of 496-41x to take third. Odom was also the High Senior of the match. First place B ...

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  5. Officials: Du Quoin man died in Sunday morning crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Perry County authorities have identified the man killed in a Sunday morning crash as 54 year old David C. Baker of Du Quoin.

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  6. Roadracing World Action Fund to provide Airfence at AMA Dirt Track Grand ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Motorcycle.com

    The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Roadracing World Action Fund will provide soft barriers for the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship, taking place in Du Quoin, Ill. at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, July 1-4.

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  7. Nicky Hayden AMA Horizon AwardRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Cycle News

    ... that drove Nicky to the top." The AMA will present the 2017 Nicky Hayden AMA Dirt Track Horizon Award on July 4 in Du Quoin, Illinois, on the final day of the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship. The 2017 Nicky Hayden AMA Motocross Horizon Award will ...

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  8. Adopt a DuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    What is the Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash ? The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash at the Du Quoin State Fair is a signature fundraising event for Special Olympics Illinois. On September 3, 2017 thousands of spectators will watch 5,000+ Ducks splash into the lake behind the Exhibition Hall on the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds and race towards the finish line.

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  9. Action Fund To Supply Soft Barriers For AMA Dirt Track Grand ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Roadracing World

    PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Roadracing World Action Fund will provide soft barriers for the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship, taking place in Du Quoin, Ill. at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, July 1-4.

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  10. AMA Horizon Award Renamed The Nicky Hayden AMA Horizon AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Roadracing World

    ... that drove Nicky to the top." The AMA will present the 2017 Nicky Hayden AMA Dirt Track Horizon Award on July 4 in Du Quoin, Ill., on the final day of the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championship. The 2017 Nicky Hayden AMA Motocross Horizon Award will be ...

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  11. Naming rights effort on hold pending legal reviewRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... Almost all of the 170-plus buildings on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield and the more than 20 on the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds have structural damage that will cost an estimated $180 million to repair. John Slayton, chairman of the ...

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  12. A postcard from - forgotten America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... of the nation's population, the lowest share ever, while metro areas are booming into sprawling megalopolises. DU QUOIN, Illinois - Here, in one of the many small towns dotting the southernmost tip of Illinois, what can only be described as rural ...

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  13. 2017 Du Quoin State Fair grandstand lineup announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    DU QUOIN, IL Eight dynamic performances plus two FREE concerts are planned for the 2017 Du Quoin State Fair. State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon announced today that tickets for the Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand concert series will go on sale Thursday, June 1 via Ticketmaster.com and the Du Quoin State Fair Box Office.

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  14. Downstate postmaster recommends mailbox maintenanceRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    With summer just a month away, the Du Quoin's postmaster is asking all homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes. "Repairing suburban and rural mailboxes improves the appearance of our community and makes delivering and receiving mail safer for our carriers and customers," Du Quoin Postmaster Stephen Dinkins said.

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  15. 2 teens seriously injured in crash in Jackson Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KFVS12

    An investigation revealed that a 16-year-old from Du Quoin, Illinois was driving. He was also accompanied by a 14-year-old passenger.

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  16. Man saved in water rescue in Perry Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... was reportedly tied to a fence post and the man was acting suspicious. The Perry County Sheriff's Office, the Du Quoin police and fire departments, the Benton Fire Department, Pinckneyville EMS and the IDNR were called to the scene due to flood ...

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  17. Communities clean up from Wednesday stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Winds of up to 80 miles per hour bent over trees outside Pinckneyville and there was minor damage reported in Du Quoin.

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  18. Local art auction raises money for Bangladeshi orphansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Daily Egyptian

    Murphysboro resident Andrew Vaz, center; Dowell resident Niki McMurray, left; and Tiffany Yearian, of Du Quoin, eat lunch Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Longbranch CafA & Bakery. The cafe is holding its 17th Annual For Kids' Sake Art Auction through April 28. Much of the art displayed on the walls is part of the silent auction to benefit a number of youth humanitarian efforts.

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  19. Prescription Drug Take Back scheduled in Williamson County, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... should be kept separate from medication. The John A. Logan College, West Frankfort, Carbondale, West City, Cobden, Du Quoin, Shawneetown, McLeansboro and Pinckneyville Police Departments, and the Saline, and Perry County Sheriff's Offices will also ...

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  20. Officers honored in Du Quoin, IL after saving the life of an infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | KFVS12

    Three men were honored on Monday, April 10 for their heroic actions today in Du Quoin, Illinois after they saved the life of a 6-week-old child who was non responsive. Officers Chris Robinson, Cale Bastien and Illinois State Police Master Sergeant Howard Baxter were given awards at a council meeting.

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