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Thousands of Stolen Goods Recovered from Chicago Storage Units

Thousands of Stolen Goods Recovered from Chicago Storage Units

SPRINGFIELD – Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced that his Organized Retail Crime Task Force recovered thousands of stolen goods at several storage units in Chicago. This is the first major bust as a result of the work of the Organized Retail Crime Task Force that is spearheaded by the Attorney General’s office. Raoul said the stolen…read more »

State to Release Nearly $100M for Illinois Airports

State to Release Nearly $100M for Illinois Airports

SPRINGFIELD, Ill — Governor JB Pritzker announced Wednesday $94 million in funding to improve public airports throughout Illinois. The money represents the largest capital investment program for airports in state history says the governor, providing funding to locations statewide. The funding unlocks $11 and a half million dollars in local contributions as well. The 96…read more »

Around 1,400 Students to Graduate from SIUC Saturday

Around 1,400 Students to Graduate from SIUC Saturday

CARBONDALE – The academic achievements of 1,400 Southern Illinois University Carbondale students and recent graduates will be celebrated at fall 2021 commencement exercises Saturday at the Banterra Center. According to officials, in an effort to keep graduates and their guests safe, two separate ceremonies – broken down by colleges and schools – are planned. Ceremonies will be…read more »

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Jason Aldean Drops New Morgan Wallen Co-Written Track ‘Whiskey Me Away’

Jason Aldean Drops New Morgan Wallen Co-Written Track ‘Whiskey Me Away’

Country superstar Jason Aldean recently dropped a new Morgan Wallen co-written track, “Whiskey Me Away,” from the second part of his double album Macon, Georgia. “Whiskey Me Away” was co-written by Aldean’s longtime friend Wallen, alongside Rodney Clawson, Jeff Hyde and Driver Williams. “Throwing quarters down that jukebox/ Play some old-school Alabama/ You got the…read more »

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