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  1. The State Department shut down its entire email system SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFVS12

    The mayor of Swansea says the southwestern Illinois village hopes to be back online soon more than two months after its website had to be taken down because it was hacked. Mayor Ken Mueller tells the Belleville News-Democrat that the village hopes to get a temporary website in place within the next month or so.

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  2. Illinois village still rebuilding hacked websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    The mayor of Swansea says the southwestern Illinois village hopes to be back online soon more than two months after its website had to be taken down because it was hacked. Mayor Ken Mueller tells the Belleville News-Democrat that the village hopes to get a temporary website in place within the next month or so.

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  3. Police: Intoxicated Illinois parents smother babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Northwest Herald

    BELLEVILLE – Authorities have charged two Swansea parents who they say rolled on and killed their newborn baby while asleep in bed. Twenty-six-year-old Ashlee Bridger and 20-year-old Darius Pierce are each charged with one count of felony child endangerment in the death of their 20-day-old son, Malikai Bridger.

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  4. Quincy School Board issues first $10 million in bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Quincy Journal

    ... meeting next week to discuss the project with local contractors. A meeting last week where a general contractor from Swansea, Illinois was invited to make a presenation led to concerns that out of town contractors would be utilized. School Board ...

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  5. QPS Board releases first series of bonds for district restructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... are potentially lower. Last week, the board discussed the potential use of a construction manager and heard from Swansea, Illinois-based Holland Construction Services regarding the position. "Yes, we do have to take the lowest bid, so it's not a ...

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  6. The Other Chair Up There: An Hour with Donna SeamanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Gapers Block

    Donna Seaman was happy to speak with me. It was a surprise; her reputation preceded her.

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  7. Group of Military Members Get Early Veterans Day SurpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | TheBlaze.com

    A group of military members got an early Veterans Day surprise Friday at a Swansea, Illinois convenience store when an older veteran decided to pick up their tab - all $69.88 of it. A man who saw the Good Samaritan moment said the man, who did not want to be identified, purchased a coffee, looked around and noticed there were about 15 to 20 young military service members.

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  8. Rubio Out Indefinitely With Severely Sprained AnkleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- On Saturday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement saying Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, both U.S. citize... The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is promoting safe use of agricultural equipment through a new awareness program - "Tune into Safety" - in partnership ... Lincoln - Behind a dominating defensive effort, the No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 sweep over No.

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  9. Raiders Considering Relocating to San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- On Saturday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement saying Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, both U.S. citize... The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is promoting safe use of agricultural equipment through a new awareness program - "Tune into Safety" - in partnership ... Mid-Plains Community College officials have received word that Sally Thalken, NPCC Women's Head Volleyball coach, submitted her intent to resign her position as NP... -- Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is out indefinitely due to a severely sprained left ankle.Rubio suffered the injury just before halftime of the team's loss... -- On Saturday President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as ... (more)

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  10. In Two Separate Cases, Veterans Perform Random Acts of Kindness at StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- On Saturday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement saying Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, both U.S. citize... The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is promoting safe use of agricultural equipment through a new awareness program - "Tune into Safety" - in partnership ... Mid-Plains Community College officials have received word that Sally Thalken, NPCC Women's Head Volleyball coach, submitted her intent to resign her position as NP... -- Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is out indefinitely due to a severely sprained left ankle.Rubio suffered the injury just before halftime of the team's loss... -- On Saturday President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as ... (more)

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  11. Authorities Look Into Man's First Wife's Death After He is Charged With Murder of SecondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller have been released from North Korea and are on their way back to the United States.

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  12. Rookie Michael Jordan Trading Card Fails to SellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- On Saturday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement saying Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, both U.S. citize... The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is promoting safe use of agricultural equipment through a new awareness program - "Tune into Safety" - in partnership ... Mid-Plains Community College officials have received word that Sally Thalken, NPCC Women's Head Volleyball coach, submitted her intent to resign her position as NP... -- Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is out indefinitely due to a severely sprained left ankle.Rubio suffered the injury just before halftime of the team's loss... -- On Saturday President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as ... (more)

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  13. President Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch as Next Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans.Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck&rsq... -- Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller have been released from North Korea and are on their way back to the United States.

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  14. In Two Separate Cases, Veterans PerformRandom Acts of Kindness at StoreRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans. Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck's Convenience Store, said it all started yesterday when a Navy veteran was purchasing a cup of coffee as a group of 15 to 20 soldiers lined up behind him to pay for their items.

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  15. Veterans Perform Random Acts of Kindness at Convenience StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | ABC News

    A convenience store in Swansea, Illinois, was the scene of not one but two random acts of kindness by anonymous veterans. Tim Lillis, the manager of Huck's Convenience Store, said it all started yesterday when a Navy veteran was purchasing a cup of coffee as a group of 15 to 20 soldiers lined up behind him to pay for their items.

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  16. Swansea Chief: Charges unlikely in car-pedestrian wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    SWANSEA – The police chief of a southwestern Illinois village where a teenage pedestrian was hit and injured by a law enforcer's car says it's unlikely the case will produce charges against the officer. Swansea Police Chief Mike Arnold tells the Belleville News-Democrat the investigation of the September accident soon will be closed without charges, barring any last-second revelation.

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  17. Charges unlikely after Swansea police officer hits teen with car, chief saysRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    The police chief of a southwestern Illinois village where a teenage pedestrian was hit and injured by a law enforcer's car says it's unlikely the case will produce charges against the officer. Swansea Police Chief Mike Arnold tells the Belleville News-Democrat the investigation of the September crash soon will be closed without charges, barring any last-second revelation.

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  18. Monument honors 8 veterans at Illinois cemeteryRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Belleville News-Democrat reports the ceremony was Saturday at Messinger Cemetery near Swansea. The eight veterans served in the Blackhawk War, Civil War and World War I. The 3-foot-tall monument lists the names of the veterans on one side and supporters who paid to build it on the other.

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  19. 4 men charged in $1.6 million Illinois fraud caseRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Federal authorities have charged two southwestern Illinois men who they say fraudulently received $1.6 million in food stamp benefits. The Belleville News-Democrat reports the Swansea men are charged with illegal efforts to obtain the benefits, as well as aiding in the preparation of false tax returns and trafficking counterfeit goods.

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  20. 4 men charged in $1.6M Illinois fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Federal authorities have charged two southwestern Illinois men who they say fraudulently received $1.6 million in food stamp benefits. The Belleville News-Democrat reports the Swansea men are charged with illegal efforts to obtain the benefits, as well as aiding in the preparation of false tax returns and trafficking counterfeit goods.

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