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  1. IL: Fed Transportation Plan May Speed Help for TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... road projects through the Fixing America's Surface Transportation -- or FAST -- Act. Davis, speaking Friday in Jacksonville, said the five-year transportation bill aims to improve roads, bridges, public transit and rail systems nationwide. "We now ...

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  2. Electro-Voice X-Line Advance Deployed For Illinois State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | ProSoundWeb

    ... part of the fair, with a nightly grandstand stage attraction for crowds of up to 15,000. Mason Sound of nearby Jacksonville, IL, provided the sound system for the 13th year straight. For 2016, the long-time Electro-Voice XLC users brought along the ...

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  3. Wayne Hester: Cotton Clark was a champ, and now he's a hall of famerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anniston Star

    ... game Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Terry "Cotton" Clark, who played for Bear Bryant and coached at Jacksonville State University and Jacksonville High School, is now a hall of famer. The man who played on Bryant's first national ...

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  4. Everest Re Completes Crop Insurer Sale to CGB Diversified ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Insurance Journal West

    ... the acquisition of Heartland, CGB will grow its footprint in a number of key states. CGB is headquartered in Jacksonville, Illinois. It offers crop insurance, risk management and grain marketing expertise. The sale is yet another merger in the crop ...

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  5. Card Shower- MimRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Pike Press

    Mim turns 90 August 22. Please honor her with a birthday card. Send to Mim at 20 Jacksonville Place, unit 15 Jacksonville, Il 62650.

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  6. Jacksonville City Council set for three runoffs after electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Anniston Star

    Residents will have to wait until Oct. 4 to learn who will sit on most of the council seats for the next four years. No matter who is voted into office, Jacksonville residents will see new faces on a majority of the seats on the City Council.

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  7. Incumbent loses seat on Jacksonville school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Anniston Star

    Marita Watson narrowly defeated incumbent Emily Sims by just 23 votes for the Place 4 seat with the Jacksonville Board of Education. Sims, the department head of secondary education at Jacksonville State University, is in her first term and lost in a two-way race.

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  8. UPDATED: Jacksonville police arrest 1 in August 21 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Jacksonville police say officers were dispatched to the 300 block of South Church Street at about 4:52 p.m. for a report of shots fired. Upon arriving, officers say they learned a 17-year-old with an apparent gunshot wound to the arm went to a local hospital for treatment.

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  9. Jacksonville police investigating August 21 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Jacksonville police say officers were dispatched to the 300 block of South Church Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arriving, officers say a 17-year-old with an apparent gunshot wound to the arm was found, and subsequently taken to the hospital for treatment.

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  10. Political Mojo: Jacksonville Pension BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Metro Jacksonville

    ... of directors for that organization. She also serves on the board of directors for the Civic Round Table of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation and Party, Benefit & Jam. She is a veteran of 14 local and state political campaigns, ...

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  11. McClure, 22, kept an eye on footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | NWAonline

    McClure, 6-2 and 219 pounds, is a freshman wide receiver for the Razorbacks after joining the football team May 23. The 22-year-old had expected to be on campus much earlier after signing to play baseball for Arkansas in the fall of 2011 when he was a senior at Jacksonville High School. After McClure hit .412 for Jacksonville during the 2012 season, Cleveland picked him in the fourth round of the major league draft and offered him a $765,000 signing bonus.

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  12. After frequent scandal, is Jacksonville ready for a new Public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... He'd later say he can't share lawyerly minutiae in three-minute stump speeches. Instead, he told the men that Jacksonville's, Nassau's and Clay's sheriffs support him, then he shared a story about his last trial. An American Legion post head ...

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  13. Congrats to ... Haley CottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Anniston Star

    Haley Cotton, a 2016 graduate of Jacksonville High School, recently received the 2016 Nancy Julian Distinguished Young Woman Award from the Junior League of Anniston-Calhoun, Inc. The annual $3,000 scholarship is open to all senior girls in Calhoun County and is chosen through a competitive application process, including an interview. Cotton is the daughter of Mindi and Bruce Turner and Colin Cotton.

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  14. LCG&HS hears history of the Lincoln State School, later named Lincoln Developmental CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... in 1977. The idea for a state institution for people with serious physical and mental problems was started in Jacksonville, Illinois in the 1860's. Illinois was looking for another location for an additional facility and selected Lincoln as the ...

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  15. Police BeatRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Pike Press

    ... alleging failure to appear. He posted $150 and was released pending court appearance. Lisa M. Mortimer, 32, Jacksonville, was arrested Aug. 9 on a misdemeanor Pike County warrant alleging failure to appear on retail theft charges. She remains lodged ...

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  16. Political Mojo: Marijuana Legalization in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Metro Jacksonville

    Today on Political Mojo, Jack Twachtman joins Meredith O'Malley to talk about medical marijuana: the history of marijuana prohibition, current medical research, how much freaking money Colorado is making off pot, and Amendment Two. Check it out, after the jump! A Metro Jacksonville/ TVJax Production Starring: Meredith O'Malley Johnson & Jack Twachtman Produced by: Meredith O'Malley Johnson Camera: Sam Farmer Edited by: Tami Lee The debate rages on about marijuana legalization, and there will be a vote on legalizing it for medical use in Florida this fall.

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  17. J'ville school board to refinance Kitty Stone debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Anniston Star

    ... on the recently constructed Kitty Stone Elementary. Officials say the money would likely be used to replace Jacksonville High School's aging roof. The Jacksonville Board of Education voted unanimously to move forward with the debt refinancing during ...

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  18. Linda y. Murray: With summer winding down, turn attention to the ballot boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | St. Augustine Record

    ... Ryderz will gather Aug. 19-20. The official meet-and-greet will be held Aug. 19 at the Florida Riders Club in Jacksonville. On Aug. 20, a ride and picnic begins at Pure Power Sports on State Road 207 at 9 a.m. with kickstands up at 11 a.m. The ...

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  19. Florida Woman Killed by Officer During Citizens AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Insurance Journal West

    ... Punta Gorda police station, was just one stop during the weeks-long curriculum. Officer Oscar Vasquez of the Jacksonville, Illinois Police Department, who is president of the National Citizens Police Academy Association, said he had never heard of ...

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  20. Rotary hosts District GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Pike Press

    ... Anthony Williams. Durrall encouraged all Rotarians to participate in a District level event. Williams is from Jacksonville but has spent a lot of time in Pittsfield. His wife Jan is a retired special education teacher but is currently teaching at ...

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