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PHOTO: Filling in the arrow

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 21:11
Brian Moore, left, and Jason Beard, both of Briteway Striping Services Inc. in New Baden, work to lay down the durable white finish of turn arrows Tuesday on Edwardsville Road at Haller Street in Wood River. The material is laid down at about 400...

PHOTO: Father-and-son kayakers

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 21:10
Russell Murphy of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Mo., and his son, Donovan Obando, 13, tried their luck this week at a little kayaking in the Lincoln Shields Recreation Area in West Alton, Mo. Murphy tried to give his son some pointers, but the strong...

Illinois environmental groups split over coal, renewable energy bill

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 20:33
SPRINGFIELD - Illinois environmental groups are split over an energy bill that funds a controversial "clean coal" power plant, but also boosts renewable energy in the state's electricity market. Senate Bill 0678 would require Illinois utilities to...

Field shaping up for congressman's replacement

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 20:23
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Two GOP candidates said they would like to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson on the November ballot, while the state Republican Party said it will start vetting potential successors right away. Johnson said last week that...

YWCA actors to get to bottom of 'Truth'

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 19:37
ALTON - "The Truth" is out there, and a fledgling acting academy hopes to convey it to a larger community this week at the YWCA. The Alton organization will present the debut theater production of its Excellence Acting Academy, entitled "A Woman...

Growers hope crops survive cold night

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 17:12
ALTON - Temperatures are headed for the freezing point - but not the point of concern for area growers. Homeowners were being advised to cover their fragile plants overnight Tuesday, but orchard owners said the mercury wasn't going to drop low...

Plan advanced to fix Hardin's water woes

Elsewhere - Tue, 04/10/2012 - 16:06
HARDIN - A solution is on tap for village water problems. The Village Water Committee presented a plan this week to clean up the village water supply by completely replacing the media in the sand filters. Trustee Tony Friedel presented a...
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