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  1. Five Arrested after Fight Video Surfaces on Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Magic 95.1

    ... videos of the fight were posted on social media. Five people were arrested after videos surfaced of a fight in Murphysboro. The fight took place Saturday night at the intersection of 18th St. and Apple Lane in the Valley Ridge Housing Complex. 18 ...

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  2. Carrier Mills Man Sentenced for Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Magic 95.1

    ... which is a class X felony. Continue Reading>> Five people were arrested after videos surfaced of a fight in Murphysboro. The fight took place Saturday night at the intersection of 18th St. and Apple Lane in the Valley Ridge Housing Complex. 18 year ...

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  3. OT for work on phones? Judge to decide in Chicago caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KFVS12

    ... are already in place instructing officers to file for overtime for work done on smartphones after hours. In Murphysboro, Illinois, the city's police chief says whether you're on duty or off, being a cop is not a 9-5 job. "You are a police officer ...

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  4. Murphysboro man sentenced to prison for possession of cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KFVS12

    A Murphysboro man was sentenced to four years in prison for unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver. Deborez L. Taylor, 30, of Murphysboro was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for the unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver after pleading guilty in a Jackson County Circuit Court on August 6. On October 15, 2014, police officers and agents of the Illinois Department of Corrections Parole division were conducting parole compliance checks upon various individuals.

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  5. In predominantly white Wheaton, a barbecue joint crosses the color lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chicago Reader

    ... area where he lived. (He may be in the background in my video about the 2012 Praise the Lard competition in Murphysboro, Illinois-he was consulting with and helping out the Duce's Wild team, who I interview in the film.) Bovinette enjoyed ...

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  6. Kathryne Dianne MooreRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... begin his career as a psychologist. James and Dianne enjoyed living in the Chicago area, Seattle, Washington, Murphysboro, Illinois, Miami and Coral Springs, Florida. After the children grew up and left the home, Dianne and James fell in love with ...

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  7. Earlene K. WickensRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Daily Gazette

    ... and Faye (Richard) Amidon of Taylor Ridge; and brothers, Richard McCann of Dixon, Thomas (Brenda) McCann of Murphysboro, and Daniel (Barb) McCann of Tampico. She was preceded in death by her mother; sisters, Violet, Dorothy in infancy, Vivian, and ...

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  8. Local Hospitals Prohibit Marijuana PrescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | WSIL

    ... Rice at Southern Illinois Healthcare said in a statement. SIH, which owns hospitals in Carbondale, Herrin, and Murphysboro along with the new cancer center in Carterville, outlines why doctors at most hospitals in the area hesitate to issue ...

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  9. Murphysboro man pleads guilty to theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County State's Attorney announced today that a Murphysboro resident, James McLafferty, age 38, pleaded guilty to one count of theft. On June 25, 2015, at approximately 6:20 a.m., the Murphysboro Police Department was called to the 7th Street High-Rise in Murphysboro, in regard to a white male attempting to siphon gas from a Jackson County Housing Authority Truck.

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  10. Bicyclist Struck By Car on Route 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WSIL

    ... The driver of the Camry, Angela F. Derossett, 44, of Grand Tower, was taken to St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Derossett was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. The ...

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  11. Terri Bryant 08-12-2015Read the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Tom Miller and IL State Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) discuss the legislature's decision to spend $5b in federal funds during the state's ongoing budget crisis. To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or ...

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  12. New Leader of Illinois Department Of CorrectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Magic 95.1

    ... Associated Press for Stolworthy's correspondence with the governor in his last six weeks. A car crash killed a Murphysboro woman yesterday afternoon. Barbara Morber of Murphysboro was driving near the intersection of Route 127 and Ava Road around ...

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  13. Murphysboro Woman Dies In Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Magic 95.1

    Barbara Morber of Murphysboro was driving near the intersection of Route 127 and Ava Road around 3:15 yesterday afternoon when she ran into a car driven by Rosalind Williams of St. Louis. A car crash killed a Murphysboro woman yesterday afternoon.

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  14. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Magic 95.1

    ... to feud over a state budget that was supposed to take effect a month and a half ago. A car crash killed a Murphysboro woman yesterday afternoon. Barbara Morber of Murphysboro was driving near the intersection of Route 127 and Ava Road around 3:15 ...

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  15. Perry County Sheriff's Department Trains with Search TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WSIL

    ... in Care Trak technology normally used in locating lost people with Alzheimer's or autism. Care Trak comes from Murphysboro. The company started in 1986 and helps in searches across the nation. Friday they arrived in Pinckneyville to train Sheriff's ...

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  16. 1 dead, 1 injured after Murphysboro, IL crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KFVS12

    According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, at about 3:17 p.m., they received a report of a two-vehicle crash in Murphysboro.

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  17. 12 Old National Branches to Open as First Mid MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WSIL

    ... in Carbondale, Carmi, Carterville, DeSoto, Harrisburg, Lawrenceville, Marion, Mt. Carmel, Mt. Vernon, and Murphysboro will make the switch. says it has been working with Old National for several months to ensure a smooth transition and will be ...

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  18. Concussions now require medical exam for IL student athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | KFVS12

    ... any student with a concussion to have a doctor's written consent to return to the field, or the classroom. Murphysboro Athletic Trainer Lori Smith said the measure could mean up to a week of classes missed for students but considering the risk, it's ...

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  19. Murphysboro man convicted of residential burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KFVS12

    A Jackson County jury returned a guilty verdict against Vincent T. Branch, 51, on Tuesday, Aug. 11 for one count of felony residential burglary for an incident in Murphysboro on May 11. Carr said according to the evidence, at about 10:30 p.m. on May 11, a Murphysboro resident heard a loud noise outside and looked out of the window of his home. He said he saw a man standing in front of his neighbor's house.

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  20. Restaurant Report Card: August 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WSIL

    ... be kept off the floor while in storage, and a leaky faucet in the kitchen had to be fixed. Whiffle Boys Pizza in Murphysboro earned a 94. It lost two points because of food buildup on the pizza oven rollers. A cracked door gasket on the salad ...

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