East St. Louis defensive back Knight makes his college choice

East St. Louis Senior High School senior defensive back James Knight has made a verbal commitment to play NCAA Division-I football to Lovie Smith and the University of Illinois Fighting Illini. Knight helped the East St. Louis Flyers to an IHSA Class 7A Illinois State Champmionship in Champaign, Illinois. The National Letter of Intent Day is Feb. 1.

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Hidden Figures cast talks about the "human computers" at NASA

Hidden Figures is a film based on actual events. In the film NASA has a long-standing cultural commitment to excellence that is largely driven by data, including data about our people. And our data shows progress is driven by questioning our assumptions and cultural prejudices – by embracing and nurturing all the talent we have available, regardless of gender, race or other protected status, to build a workforce as diverse as its mission. This is how we, as a nation, will take the next giant leap in exploration.
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Hidden Figures cast talks about the 3:24

Hidden Figures cast talks about the "human computers" at NASA

Belleville East basketball upsets No. 3 St. Mary's (Mo.) 1:35

Belleville East basketball upsets No. 3 St. Mary's (Mo.)

Central Cougars stretch win streak to 12 games 1:28

Central Cougars stretch win streak to 12 games

Fifth-grader explains coding to school board members 1:57

Fifth-grader explains coding to school board members