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Agitators smash windows in Delmar Loop as Stockley protests turn violent

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Watch as 8-year-old Cahokia football players kneel during National Anthem

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Protesters gather at Belleville Square to protest Stockley verdict

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    U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson formally returned the East St. Louis Housing Authority to local control Thursday.

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Feds to watch city’s public housing? Problem solved.

After 32 years, the federal government decided to return the East St. Louis Housing Authority to local control, an occasion so momentous that it drew U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson.

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Pee wee football players take a knee in protest

Black athletes making political statements during the National Anthem is far from new and started well before a mediocre quarterback took a knee. We are close to 50 years since Tommie Smith set a new world record and won gold at the Mexico City Olympics.

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We lose the good Madigan, get to keep the other one

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is an argument for nature over nurture. The old man would never walk away, and we’re pretty sure the only way our illustrious Illinois House Speaker will leave the capitol after more than 40 years is on a coroner’s gurney.

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Witness describes August Adolphus Busch IV helicopter landing

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

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