Murphysboro American - Murphysboro, IL
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Newton North senior Irina Rojas has looked around her community over the past year and seen too much sadness. She resolved to help replace it with beauty. And she wanted to do it with something to which everyone she knew could contribute.Those principles guided the planning, creation and construction of the Boston Strong mosaic conceived and built at North High, and now on display at Newton City Hall through the beginning of next week.

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I’ll get this out of the way right off the bat: I still miss Franz Nicolay. The Hold Steady’s never quite had the same orchestral, E Street-style wall of sound since the keyboard player departed in 2010, and that’s true of their latest release as...

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Dave Granlund cartoon on airport guards.

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(Ed. Note:  The following is written by my friend Shon Hargis who I hired to produce a piece about his experience in the River to River Relay, Southern Illinois’ Premier Endurance Event.  He will be paid...

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When one person retires another is expected to take their place. However, if they end up working together prior to retirement for training purposes, a bond can be established.

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MMS Band Director Nick Williams directed his the MMS Jazz Ensemble on Saturday, April 19 at University Mall where a large crowd gathered for the event.

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The Red Devils faced the Hamilton County Foxes in a non-conference doubleheader on April 19. The Red Devils came out on top with two wins.

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MHS boys track and field hosted the Murphysboro Invitational on Saturday, April 19. The team placed fifth overall, but had a few mentionable performances.

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