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Local foresters return home after battling western blazes

CARBONDALE — In the face of towering flames and vortexes spewing ash and embers, Tom Gargrave said knowledge is what keeps the fear at bay. Read more

Minor motorcycle crash injures Carterville native Luke Ford

Carterville product Luke Ford’s first preseason camp at Georgia has hit a minor speed bump. Read more

Illinois Democrats, minus Biden, boost election hopefuls at rally

SPRINGFIELD — Joe Biden bowed out as keynote speaker but Illinois Democrats matched the verbal salvos from Republican opponents at their annual state fair rally on Thursday that marked the informal start of the fall campaign. Read more


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