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Hodgkinson letters: ‘I have never said life sucks, only the policies of the Republicans’

James Hodgkinson, the Belleville man who was killed after police say he shot at congressmen and aides during practice for a congressional baseball game Wednesday, wrote a number of letters to the editor of the Belleville News-Democrat.

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Mater Dei senior helps lead Knights to sectional basketball title

The Breese, IL, Mater Dei Catholic High School Knights and Nashville, IL, High School Hornettes traveled to Southern Illinois for the championship game of the IHSA Class 2A Johnston City girls basketball regional. The winner advanced to the Jacksonville, IL, sectional tournament which begins Monday, Feb. 20.
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Mater Dei senior helps lead Knights to sectional basketball title 1:40

Mater Dei senior helps lead Knights to sectional basketball title

Luke Voit on joining the St. Louis Cardinals after contract purchase 2:08

Luke Voit on joining the St. Louis Cardinals after contract purchase

Caseyville Youth Fishing Derby 1:08

Caseyville Youth Fishing Derby

Take a look inside The Chocolate Affair's new location 2:28

Take a look inside The Chocolate Affair's new location