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Looking for a new place to eat? Try Heartland Regional Medical Center.

MARION — There’s a new place to eat in Marion. Well, it really isn’t that new. To be fair, many of its patrons are not there by choice. Whe… Read more

Is this the year ‘Tobacco 21’ breaks through to become law?

SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers and advocates have tried to hike the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Illinois for three years, each time making the push first in the Senate. This session, advocates are trying a different approach. Read more

Prep Basketball | GEC gets to do some bragging plus All-State teams announced

When one thinks about the top basketball conferences in Southern Illinois, the Greater Egyptian Conference usually isn’t part of the discussion. Read more


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