One vote invalidates 563,974 in Illinois

Just one vote can make a difference, and we saw that political truism in action Thursday when the vote of one Illinois Supreme Court justice maintained the state’s corrupt balance of power and told 563,974 Illinois voters not only that their opinions did not matter but that they wouldn’t even get the opportunity to be heard.

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Salute to the Arts - 28th Anniversary

Art show and sale at Fairview Heights' Moody Park draws 100 artists
Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com
Salute to the Arts - 28th Anniversary 1:46

Salute to the Arts - 28th Anniversary

New metro-east medical marijuana dispensary holds open house 2:49

New metro-east medical marijuana dispensary holds open house

Batavia's Ben Weerts leads Bulldogs past Belleville West in opener 1:34

Batavia's Ben Weerts leads Bulldogs past Belleville West in opener

Belleville East battles Chaminade in football opener 1:41

Belleville East battles Chaminade in football opener