Editorials

Editorials

High school students sleep in as teachers get educated

Granite City Senior High School will start each week with an hour of staff development. Students get to sleep in and recover a bit from the weekend, but school leaders say that is not the intent even though studies indicate that a later start time cuts tardies, absences and generally makes for a more rested student body.

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Witness describes August Adolphus Busch IV helicopter landing

Cameron Wiggs, of Belleville, witnessed the helicopter flown by ex-Anheuser-Busch CEO August Adolphus Busch IV land Monday in Swansea.
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Witness describes August Adolphus Busch IV helicopter landing 2:08

Witness describes August Adolphus Busch IV helicopter landing

August Adolphus Busch IV released from Swansea Police Department 0:36

August Adolphus Busch IV released from Swansea Police Department

Madison County girl with rare disease has big dreams for the future 0:30

Madison County girl with rare disease has big dreams for the future

Double-fatal crash on Illinois 15 in Belleville 0:27

Double-fatal crash on Illinois 15 in Belleville