Obama defends America, boosts Clinton

President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.

Kern paints Dumbo white, calls him green

St. Clair County Board members for the third time said they don’t want oversight of MidAmerica Airport operations. Leaving multi-million dollar decisions that drive up taxes in the hands of appointees is the very definition of taxation without representation.

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Soundcheck: Weinstock

The Weingarten in Belleville hosts its 6th annual all- day music festival
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Soundcheck: Weinstock 2:21

Soundcheck: Weinstock

Rob Nora Apartments residents forced to move 0:33

Rob Nora Apartments residents forced to move

Highland Post 439 advances at American Legion State Tournament 1:43

Highland Post 439 advances at American Legion State Tournament

Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks in Belleville about term limits 1:40

Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks in Belleville about term limits