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Swastikas painted on 200 headstones in Illinois, suspect arrested

 GLEN CARBON (UPI) — Police in southwestern Illinois arrested a man suspected of vandalizing cemetery headstones with swastikas. Nearly 200 headstones were found spray-painted Saturday morning, less than two days before Memorial Day. “They also painted swastikas on our old office building and on two of our family estate mausoleums,” More...

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By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Person of interest, now suspect, in Alton double homicide taken into custody

ALTON (Heartland Newsfeed) — A person of interest stemming from a double homicide which took place in Alton Acres Monday night has been confirmed to be a suspect and is currently in custody. Vincent Gordon More...

By Illinois News Network On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Proposed FARM Act means less regulation for Illinois farmers

SPRINGFIELD/WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — The proposed Fair Agricultural Reporting Method (FARM) Act gives farmers one less regulation to follow and one less burden to bear. Under the FARM Act, which More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Illinois fly and spring trout fishing dates for 2018 announced

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The 2018 Illinois spring trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an inland trout stamp to participate, unless they are More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Audio Archive: Southern Illinois Congressional Candidate Forum

COLLINSVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — A candidate forum sponsored by Moms Demand Action, Indivisible 12th, Southwestern Illinois Democratic Women and Southern Illinois People for Progress was held at the International More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Winter weather advisory in effect for immediate coverage area until Wednesday morning

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The immediate Heartland Newsfeed coverage area in central Illinois is under a winter weather advisory. The alert was issued at 3:34 a.m. via the National Weather Service in St. More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Second Libertarian gubernatorial debate held Saturday, targets wide range of issues

BELLEVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Libertarian Party of Illinois, in partnership with the Metro-East Libertarian Party, held their second gubernatorial debate between candidates Matthew C. Scaro, Grayson More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Libertarian gubernatorial hopefuls to appear in debate Saturday

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Three Libertarians wishing to earn the party’s nomination for Illinois’ top executive are scheduled to debate this weekend in Belleville. Kash Jackson, Matthew More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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Wind chill advisory active until Sunday evening

ST. LOUIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Dangerously cold conditions will be present this weekend going into next week, according to an advisory and subsequent warning issued the National Weather Service in St. Louis More...

By Colby Applegate On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Bailey sees flight from Illinois as another Rauner failure

XENIA (Heartland Newsfeed) — Darren Bailey points to the news of Illinois having lost more than 86,000 residents and nearly $5 billion in taxpayer income over a yearlong period as another example of Gov. Bruce More...