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Community celebrates with Fourth of July Parade

Community celebrates with Fourth of July Parade

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

July 4, 2018


Filed under features, News, Showcase

Members of the community came out, despite the intense heat, to watch the Fourth of July Parade Wednesday afternoon. As the fire truck horns started to ring through the air, children started to jump with excitement to see the many different parade floats and to get a bunch of free candy. Two bro...

Corpse flower blooms after 2 years

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

July 3, 2018


Filed under features, News, Showcase

Titan Arum a.k.a the corpse flower lived up to its name and smelled like a very unlucky possum that was not playing dead on the side of the road, but rather rotting in the heat for about a day or two.   Of course, since the corpse flower bloomed a day earlier, its memorable stench only lingered within the small ...

Rauner gives his take on Janus v. AFSCME; Blitz talks aftermath

Rauner gives his take on Janus v. AFSCME; Blitz talks aftermath

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

July 2, 2018


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Gov. Bruce Rauner denied Monday that the creation of a government website that asks employees to notify the State of "changes in their union membership status" was misleading but was instead a necessary way to give information regarding the Supreme Court's Janus ruling on public sector unions.   ...

PODCAST: A Week in Review Fourth of July Edition

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 30, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

Here's a look at what's going on this weekend and into next week for this year's Independence Day celebration. There are several concerts, festivities and firework shows happening in the area including Red, White and Blue Days and the Coles County Fireworks Spectacular.    ...

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