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So long, Armour

Some of you, primarily midwestern, urbexers out there are familiar with the Armour meatpacking plant in East St. Louis. Word was, after roughly a half century of decay, it was coming down. 134 more words

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East St. Louis man dies after being hit by MetroLink train

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A 56-year-old East St. Louis man who was struck by a MetroLink train last month in southwestern Illinois has died.

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Ordered to leave; East St. Louis apartment tenants want answers

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – East St. Louis residents living in the Oak Park Ranchettes Apartment building say they were ordered out of their apartments without warning Thursday afternoon. 206 more words

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State Budget Crisis Forces Agency to Cut Programs, Workers

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – A social services agency based in East St. Louis is suspending programs and laying off 117 workers amid the state budget impasse. 126 more words

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Illinois Police Departments Use Website to Get Body Cameras

PALMYRA, Ill. (AP) – At least 10 law enforcement agencies in Illinois have turned to the Internet to raise enough money to purchase body cameras for officers. 128 more words

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11-year-old East St. Louis hit and run victim ignored by motorists, dies at hospital

On Wednesday night, an 11-year-old boy died at a hospital after he had been hit by a car in a hit-and-run accident and then lay in the street in critical condition as motorists passed him by. 424 more words

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