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Financial Picture Worsens In East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)- Officials grappling with East St. Louis’ financial troubles say they’re trying to arrange loans, get the state to pay up and find other sources of cash just to make it into the new year without layoffs and delayed paychecks. 108 more words


Homeless veteran's East St. Louis campsite slated to be bulldozed

UPDATE: After this story aired Friday evening, an anonymous donor came forward to provide housing for the people living at the homeless camp.

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – A homeless camp near the East St. 219 more words


Terry Beckner, Jr. Could Be Out For Season

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri freshman defensive tackle Terry Beckner Jr. will undergo an MRI for a right knee strain that could sideline him the rest of the season. 92 more words


East St. Louis Teachers Approve New Contract

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP/KMOX) – The teachers union successfully agreed on a pay increase with the East St. Louis School District. Teachers have voted to accept the deal on Friday. 346 more words


East St. Louis Cuts Police Force Amid 2016 Budget Troubles

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – Budget troubles have forced East St. Louis to lay off eight police officers, reducing the southern Illinois city’s force by about 15 percent. 123 more words


Jeff Thomas..."The Perfect Fit"

Fans of high school football are wondering why East St. Louis’ Jeff Thomas is known as the “perfect fit.”  At 5’10 weighing a little over 171 pounds he seems to be average in size and while his sub 4.4 speed puts him ahead of most defensive backs, what’s so special about this young talent?   240 more words