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  • An East St. Louis man was found guilty of the shooting death of Marcus Harris, who was found shot in the 1600 block of 50th Street in Washington Park in the early morning hours of July 13, 2014. Harris later died, but not before he named his killer, police said.
  • Injured Althoff senior volleyball player Rachel Mertens celebrated an emotional Senior Night in which she was able to contribute for the first time all season, with the crowd erupting in support.
  • A High Mount parent was upset to see vocabulary words such as Islam, Muslim, Muhammad, Allah, mosque, Koran and Baghdad as a 12-year-old’s homework assignment for her history class.
  • Artwork is also on the menu at Brickstreet Brew, a new coffee shop in downtown Lebanon that is connected to a gallery.