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Floodwaters are still rising in the metro-east with the Mississippi River set to crest Thursday just a few feet shy of the record it set during the flood of 1993. Evacuated residents in Madison County say they’re “holding on.” If you’re close to rising water, follow these tips from the St. Clair County Health Department.

Get caught up on all the holiday basketball tournament with news and notes from Tuesday’s games.

A Granite City High School sophomore with a pristine GPA and a passion for baseball had a health scare earlier this year: An extra electrical pathway in his heart. The condition sidelined him until he could have heart surgery. Now, Isaiah Mizell is back in action.

Don’t forget: You have until noon Wednesday to vote for your favorite Glenn McCoy cartoon of 2015.