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Fire destroys car in Belleville

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Hell Wing Challenge in Belleville brings the heat

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Special night at the NHL Draft for Swansea’s Clayton Keller

One of the first people Clayton Keller thought of when he heard his name called Friday at the NHL Draft was his grandfather, Bill Simpson. Simpson died last year, but Keller remembered all the times his grandfather would pick up after after school at Wolf Branch in Swansea to drive him to hockey practice in Chesterfield, Mo.

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Japanese and Chinese stocks rose Monday but other Asian markets declined, crude prices fell further and U.S. shares appeared headed for a lower opening as jittery traders watched for more fallout from Britain's vote to exit the European Union.

Jumping gap more likely than bridging it

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St. Clair Township votes to decide on township workers. 2:08

St. Clair Township votes to decide on township workers.

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Fire destroys car in Belleville

Hell Wing Challenge in Belleville brings the heat 1:49

Hell Wing Challenge in Belleville brings the heat

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Belleville parents pushed education

Ken Travous and Kathy Travous Morganstern talk about why their parents, the late Ann and Odell Travous, wanted all five of their children to get good educations.
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Belleville parents pushed education 1:29

Belleville parents pushed education

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Vintage fire truck donated to Belleville Historical Society

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Open House for new Belleville Police Station

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100-year-old wheat binder in action

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Deteriorating health conditions force retired Metro-East K-9, Jac, to be put to rest

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Road repairs blocking Frank Scott Parkway

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Get a sneak peek at Belleville's new police station

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New Baden garden is part of Pond-O-Rama tour

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