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MORRISON – Morrison Police Chief Brian Melton hopes voters realize he needs some help. When the polls open April 2 for the municipal elections, Morrison voters will find a referendum on their ballots asking them to approve giving the city the authority to increase the available police levy to a...

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Name: John “Jack” Weyant Age: 67 Town: Mascoutah (for 35 years) Occupation: Retired Air Force master sergeant at Scott Air Force Base; now working as a mechanic, repairing John Deere … Click to Continue »

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WASHINGTON (AP) " In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in...

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Senate votes against Trump’s border emergency declaration

The 59-41 vote to terminate the president’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border is expected to force the president to issue the first veto of his administration.

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A shocking shakeup at the Southern Poverty Law Center

Morris Dees was just ousted from the Southern Poverty Law Center, an outfit he founded and controlled for decades. Count us as hopeful this means the SPLC will return to its roots as a true force for civil rights rather than an outfit that seems to mint money in the name of fighting hate. The...

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Birch Bayh, 91, Dies; Senator Drove Title IX and Other Historic Legislation

Mr. Bayh, from Indiana, was a force in laws barring sex discrimination, giving 18-year-olds the vote and providing for the removal of a president.

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Emanuel’s mobility task force thinks big to combat congestion

There’s no guarantee any task force recommendations will see the light of day, especially with the mayor who set up the group leaving office.

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WASHINGTON (AP) " In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties...

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Ex-NYPD cop busted for dealing drugs in Nassau County

He couldn’t cut it as an NYPD cop — or as a criminal. A Nassau County man who was canned after less than a year on the force in the 1980s was busted Tuesday for dealing pills, heroin and cocaine out of his house, police said. Cops were tipped to Kenneth Riggio’s North Merrick operation...

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Investigation Finds Dozens Of Beagles Force-Fed Pesticides In Lab Test

The company behind the tests said "there are better ways to attain the data needed" but that it will continue doing them.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a social media beating over a state travel ban that will force New York student athletes to stay in Virginia during the upcoming … Click to Continue »

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March 14, 2019  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Correspondent    NABJ President Sarah Glover said she’s stunned that CNN canceled a planned meeting to discuss the importance of diversity and Black representation within the ranks of the network’s executive news managers and those who report...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties...

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking a social media beating over a state travel ban that will force New York student athletes to stay in Virginia during the upcoming … Click to Continue »

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Officer Washington is returning to the force. Sources have reported that Denzel Washington is in talks with Warner Brothers to star as a jaded cop with a special gift in a thriller called Little Things, Variety reports. John Lee Hancock, the director behind The Blindside and Highway Men, is...

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