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  1. 28 injured after car plows through crowd at New Orleans Mardi Gras parade, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... -year-old boy called 911, but didn't know his address. The 911 dispatcher knew what to do. Good Samaritans in East St. Louis help doctor who got a flat tire on his way to perform heart surgery

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  2. His patient was on the operating table, but he had a flat tire 15 miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The surgeon, Dr. Bill Daily, was near 26th Street and Bond Avenue in East St. Louis. That's where he hit the pothole.

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  3. Question of the dayRead the original story

    Friday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... in the General Assembly. One plan would label the stretch of Interstate 55 from the Tri-State Tollway to East St. Louis the "Barack Obama Presidential Expressway." A separate measure would dub the Tri-State the "President Barack Obama Tollway." ...

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  4. Rauner: OK on Obama Day, but no one gets to skip workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Chicago Tribune

    ... in the General Assembly . One measure would label the stretch of Interstate 55 from the Tri-State Tollway to East St. Louis the "Barack Obama Presidential Expressway." A separate bill would dub the Tri-State the "President Barack Obama Tollway." ...

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  5. Plans to name Illinois highways for Obama in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Rep. La Shawn Ford said Wednesday he would write legislation to name Interstate 55 from Chicago to East St. Louis for Obama. A resolution by Rep. Marcus Evans would designate Interstate 294 around Chicago for the 44th president.

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  6. 2 plans to name Illinois highways for Obama in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daily Herald

    Rep. La Shawn Ford said Wednesday he would write legislation to name Interstate 55 from Chicago to East St. Louis for Obama. A resolution by Rep. Marcus Evans would designate Interstate 294 around Chicago for the 44th president.

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  7. SIUE's Brown receives 2017 Insight Into Diversity Giving Back AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | RiverBender.com

    ... and diversity in 2007. In spring 2010, she was appointed as interim executive director of the SIUE East St. Louis Center and accepted an appointment as executive director/associate provost in January 2011. Brown returned to the SIUE campus as ...

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  8. Amazon strikes relationship with SIUE East St. Louis CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | RiverBender.com

    It wasn't Christmas or a birthday, but another special event on Wednesday, Feb. 22 made Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center Project Success students rummage through boxes and orange cray paper for an unexpected gift 50 Fire Kids Edition tablets from Amazon. Amazon's Edwardsville fulfillment centers donated 50 Fire tablets and a $500 Amazon gift card..

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  9. State rep hopes to renameI-55 for ObamaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Lucianne.com

    State Rep. La Shawn Ford said he is drafting legislation that would rename the majority of Interstate 55 in Illinois as the "Barack Obama Expressway." According to a statement from his office, Ford will propose renaming the stretch of the expressway from the Tri-State Tollway to East St. Louis.

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  10. Springfield man pleads guilty to lying about bankruptciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... in Alton several years ago, connected to a couple bankruptcy cases he filed. Tags: Alton, bankruptcy, East St. Louis, federal court, fraud, lying, Mark McFarland, Second Chance of Springfield, springfield Story 2017 Newsradio WTAX - Images ...

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  11. Not-for-profit owner pleads guilty to bankruptcy fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Daily Herald

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- An Illinois man who federal prosecutors say filed for bankruptcy 10 times in five years has pleaded guilty to fraud charges.

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  12. Pease in final stage of wrestling careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Pike Press

    ... and pursue a career in law enforcement. He has been participating in an internship with the U.S. Marshalls in East St. Louis, this year. Always humble, the 6-5 heavyweight said his success in the past 15 years has been possible because of the love ...

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  13. State Rep Wants to Rename Stretch of I-55 After ObamaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | NBC Chicago

    ... candidate. Ford wants to rename the rest of the 270 mile stretch of I-55 from the Tri-State Tollway to East St. Louis after Obama. "Renaming I-55 for President Barack Obama would not only be an honor for America's 44th president, but it will be the ...

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  14. Proposal Would Rename I-55 After ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WLS-AM Chicago

    There is a proposal being floated in Springfield to name a long portion of I-55 after President Barack Obama. State Rep. LaShawn Ford wants to rename I-55 after Obama from the Tri-State all the way south to East St. Louis.

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  15. Alton Police confirm they have suspected bank robber in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | RiverBender.com

    After announcing they had apprehended a "person of interest" in the Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, robbery of the U.S. Bank location at 1520 Washington Ave., Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons formerly declared the person is a suspect. The East St. Louis man was taken into police custody approximately 15 minutes following the 9:30 a.m. bank robbery.

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  16. African music, history come to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Fulton Sun

    ... Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) who created the Performing Arts Training Center and the Dunham Dynamic Museum in East St. Louis, Illinois. Mtendaji trained and became a staff drummer of the Performing Arts Training Center. "Every February, we celebrate ...

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  17. NCCU trustee's gift leverages $1 million endowmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | HeraldSun.com

    ... me with a great education, but with a vision of what I could achieve," said Johnson, a football recruit from East St. Louis, Ill., who graduated with a degree in business administration in 1969 before launching a successful career in corporate ...

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  18. Winslow's Home is best bakery in Missouri - 5 things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Business Journal

    ... cars , with an average car loan of $15,748, average income of $27,491 and debt-to-income ratio of 57 percent. East St. Louis on the other hand ranks in the 84th percentile, with $15,177 in car loan debt, an average income of $18,325 and ...

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  19. Sports Illustrated: Cuonzo Martin could be targeted by Midwest programs this offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | California Golden Blogs

    ... He's led both Cal and Tennessee to the NCAA tournament and holds a career record of 183-115. Martin is from East St. Louis, Ill., played at Purdue and got his start as a head coach at Missouri State. His Midwestern roots make it likely Illinois, ...

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  20. Alton Police investigating Saturday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | RiverBender.com

    Alton Police provided more details Monday morning about a man who was shot in the shoulder Saturday near the corner of Fifth Street and Central Avenue in Alton. Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said the man, who was from East St. Louis , suffered a "superficial" shoulder wound around 4 p.m. Saturday.

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