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Southern Illinois Region gets to lift some COVID-19 mitigations 

Southern Illinois Region gets to lift some COVID-19 mitigations 

The Southern Illinois Region that includes Marion, Jefferson, and Wayne Counties and two others in North-Central and Northern Illinois are now able to lift a few COVID-19 mitigations, but no indoor seating for bars and restaurants is allowed yet. Governor JB Pritzker announced the move from Tier Three mitigations, the strictest COVID rules, to Tier…Read More »

Centralia High School students select May Fete Court; how the event will proceed uncertain  

Centralia High School students select May Fete Court; how the event will proceed uncertain  

Centralia May Fete Court (left to right from top to bottom): Cameron Tomlianovich and John Veller Freshman Escorts; Brock Milburn and Easton True Junior Escorts; Eli Barrow (Blake Lammers not pictured) Senior Escorts; Meredith May and Gracey Wooldrige Freshman Attendants; Raelyn Dearing and Jayla True Sophomore Attendants; Emily Bain and Hannah Tomlianovich Junior Attendants; Olivia…Read More »

Kansas City, Illinois sue ATF over arms manufacturer license

Kansas City, Illinois sue ATF over arms manufacturer license

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City and the state of Illinois are suing the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for granting a license to an arms manufacturer that had gone bankrupt after being sued last year. The advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund is also a plaintiff in the…Read More »

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Milton sparks 76ers past undermanned Heat 125-108

UNDATED (AP) — Shake Milton scored 31 points and Ben Simmons had 10 points, 10 assists and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-108 win over the Miami Heat. The Sixers swept the two-game home set against a Heat team that continues to play with a depleted roster because of COVID-related issues.…

Villanova returns from 10-day COVID break

UNDATED (AP) — The No. 3 Villanova Wildcats have ended a 10-day break for COVID-related reasons and returned to practice on Thursday. Coach Jay Wright said he hoped he could field a full roster when the Wildcats play Seton Hall on Tuesday at the Pavilion. Villanova hasn’t played since a Dec. 23 win at Marquette.…