Opening up East St. Louis’ front door

Illinois, St. Clair County, East St. Louis and local businesses are cooperating to finance and rebuild streets along the Mississippi River. The cooperation breaks down parochialism and creates an attractive front door that could help draw business to help relieve the community’s poverty.

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Cancer patients get pinpoint radiation treatments from new machine

The $4 million Trubeam machine can deliver high doses of radiation to very small spots, so cancer patients do not have to suffer damage to tissue near their tumors. The machine recently went online at the Cancer Treatment Center in Swansea. The center is a joint venture of St. Elizabeth's and Memorial hospitals.
Steve Nagy snagy@bnd.com
Cancer patients get pinpoint radiation treatments from new machine 2:50

Cancer patients get pinpoint radiation treatments from new machine

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And the Midwest Salute to the Arts Best of Show winner is ...

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Local bead business is a family affair

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Three cats rescued from fire at Belleville residence