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Many IL Gov. Offices Closed Due To Power Outage

Many IL Gov. Offices Closed Due To Power Outage

Chicago, IL (KTRS) The Illinois Department of Central Management Services says that its Suburban North Regional Office Building will be closed Monday due to a power outage. CMS says the following departments will be shut down as a result: Revenue, Natural Resources, Human Services, Financial & Professional Regulation, Agriculture, and Emergency Management – along with…

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Suspicious Death At Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

Suspicious Death At Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

St. Louis MO (KTRS) Police in Maryland Heights are trying to figure out how a man died following the Dave Matthews concert earlier this week. Police say forty-four-year-old Jason Smith of Jefferson City, Missouri, was taken to the hospital with two head injuries after being found on a concrete walkway inside the amphitheater. 13KRCG reports…

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Missouri House passes abortion ban at 8 weeks – Governor expected to sign

Missouri House passes abortion ban at 8 weeks – Governor expected to sign

Missouri’s Republican-led House has passed a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely restrict the procedure. The ban is among the most restrictive in the U.S. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but…

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Lincoln Sculpture to Visit Springfield

Lincoln Sculpture to Visit Springfield

Springfield, IL (KTRS) A giant sculpture of Abraham Lincoln is coming to Springfield, Illinois. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and the City of Springfield are hosting an exhibition featuring Artist Seward Johnson’s “Return Visit.” The work is described as an enlarged version of Johnson’s original work of art commissioned for Gettysburg Plaza in Pennsylvania. will…

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JB Bridge reopens for Friday morning rush hour

JB Bridge reopens for Friday morning rush hour

Metro-East drivers coming into Missouri on Interstate-255 will have an easier time of it. The Missouri Department of Transportation says two of the westbound lanes on the Jefferson Barracks Bridge will reopen in time for Friday morning’s rush hour. MODOT closed the westbound bridge after an inspection discovered cracks in bridge’s steel. Repairs will take…

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