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Southern Illinois will play host to President Donald Trump on Saturday.

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In this commentary, Ornithologist Dr. Mike Baltz talks about what the bird-life was like in this country before the passage   --  100 years ago   --  of the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act.  You can learn more about the act by visiting:  https://www.fws.gov/birds/policies-and-regulations/laws-legislations/migratory-bird-treaty-act.php

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In this installment of The Year Of The Bird, Dr. Mike Baltz talks about what the state of our bird-life was before the enactment of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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Marion Students Participate in the Great Shakeout Drill

Oct 18, 2018
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Students at Jefferson Elementary School along with schools across the Midwest today participated in the Great ShakeOut Drill.

In Courtney Griffith's second grade class students were visited by Illinois Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director Jennifer Ricker and St. Louis Cardinals mascot Fredbird to help prepare for potential earthquakes.

Worried About Voting? Here’s What You Need To Know

Oct 18, 2018
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Election day is looming and we’ve gotten questions through our Ask The Newsroom project about things that could go wrong on election day. Here’s what you can do if you run into trouble while voting.

 

What if I forgot to register to vote by the deadline?

 

What test should school teachers have to pass to earn a license in Illinois? The Illinois State Board of Education takes up that question at their meeting Wednesday.

The Democratic candidate for Illinois governor is facing a racial discrimination lawsuit against his campaign — from his own campaign workers.

Ten current and former staffers accuse J.B. Pritzker’s campaign operation of subjecting them to harassment and retaliation. Pritzker denies the accusations.

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SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital-Mt. Vernon has earned a special distinction.

With only three weeks until Election Day, the Illinois State Board of Elections wants to reassure voters their information is safe from cyberattacks. 

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