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Don’t Miss This: Was 68-year-old drag racing before fatal crash?

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▪  Was a 68-year-old man drag racing when he lost control of his car and had a fatal accident in Glen Carbon? That’s what some witnesses told police. Steven R. Atterberry was passing vehicles on the exit ramp from Interstate 270 onto Illinois 157.

▪  Do convicted felons deserve to be on the payroll of the village of Cahokia? Mayor Curtis McCall said the ones he hired deserve a “second chance.”

▪  A Belleville mom turned a need into a new business by inventing a line of turbans, scarves and headbands to keep the heads of babies warm.