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Highland to have meeting on FEMA flood maps

The city of Highland, IL has a public meeting on Feb. 28 to discuss the new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) working flood plain maps for the city. Property located within newly proposed flood plains could have significant impacts on owners, so city officials are encouraging people to turn out for the meeting. Highland is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east region of southern Illinois.

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Belleville officials discuss crime in the city

Belleville Police Department Chief William Clay, Captain Matt Eiskant, and Mayor Mark Eckert discuss crime in Belleville, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
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Belleville officials discuss crime in the city 3:18

Belleville officials discuss crime in the city

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