Swansea native Clayton Keller signs with Arizona Coyotes

The National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes have signed Boston University freshman forward and Swansea, IL native Clayton Keller to an entry-level contract. Keller could make his NHL debut Monday in St. Louis, MO against the St. Louis Blues. Keller’s NCAA college hockey season ended SAturday with an NCAA West Regional loss to Minnesota-Duluth. He helped lead Team USA to a gold medal at the latest World Junior championship and has starred previously with the U.S. National Development Team.

All along the watchtower, cameras kept the view

Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to save $4 million by replacing prison tower guards with cameras. Besides the savings, the move better uses guards and could provide more reliable security.

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Which one is the best? 6 strip mall restaurants around the metro-east

The next time you're at strip mall don't turn your nose up at the restaurant that sits next door to a supermarket or laundromat. These so-called strip mall eateries are located throughout the metro-east, in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
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Which one is the best? 6 strip mall restaurants around the metro-east 0:46

Which one is the best? 6 strip mall restaurants around the metro-east

World Harvest Faith Church to open in Fairview Heights 1:42

World Harvest Faith Church to open in Fairview Heights

Mueller Furniture opens second location in Lake St. Louis 1:48

Mueller Furniture opens second location in Lake St. Louis

Candidate Dean Hardt talks about why you should for him 1:37

Candidate Dean Hardt talks about why you should for him