• Prosecutor: No charges planned in deadly van wreck

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A southern Illinois prosecutor says a freeway wreck that killed five van passengers returning from a California ministry conference was a tragic accident and the driver won’t be charged. Fayette County State’s Attorney Joshua Morrison says Malcolm Purnell of Camden, N.J. had no alcohol or illegal drugs in his system...

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    McCarter announces intent to seek reelection

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    Senator Kyle McCarter has announced he will be running for reelection. McCarter became the state senator for the 51st district in February 2009, when he was appointed after Senator Frank Watson retired. He was elected for a two-year term in 2010 and again in 2012 for the newly created 54th State Senate District. The...

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    KC to receive grant from Boeing employee fund

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    Kaskaskia College is proud to announce that is has received a $10,000 grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Saint Louis for its new Trenton Education Center. KC will be establishing an open community technology area in its new Trenton Education Center as one component in a broader effort to expand services. The...

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    House GOP prepares to elect Cross replacement

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    Illinois House republicans are gathering to elect a new leader on Thursday following a summer of internal squabbling while the current caucus chief debated his political future. The 1 p.m. meeting at Springfield’s Statehouse Inn follows House republican leader Tom Cross’ announcement last week that he would be stepping down from his post to...

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