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Don’t Miss This: Learn to make a gingerbread masterpiece

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▪ It’s almost time for the annual Belleville Gingerbread Walk contest. We’ll show you how to make a potential prize-winning entry with a helpful video.

▪ A Fayetteville kindergartener with a tumor on her brain stem is getting a trip to Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

▪ A man has been charged in connection with an alleged scam to steal money from an elderly Granite City resident. Daniel J. Moutria, 52, has been charged with felony exploitation and four felony counts of check forgery.

▪ According to baseball experts, it’s going to take a $200 million contract with an opt-out clause to sign St. Louis Cardinals free agent Jason Heyward. Here’s a look at how the Redbirds ought to react to such a proposal.