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Election 2012 timeline

Election 2012 timeline

November 7, 2012

Bost wins race unopposed

By Lauren Duncan

November 6, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

State Representative Mike Bost had an easy win Tuesday for his 10th term in the House.Bost (R-Murphysboro) ran unopposed for the 115th district seat he has occupied since 1995. While other area candidates eyed the polls close...

Electoral college majority will decide presidential election

By Riley Swinford

November 5, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Today’s presidential election will come down to just 270 votes.The U.S. uses an electoral college system to officially elect its president, which means electors from each state cast votes based on their state’s popular vote...

Voters to decide on pension amendment

By Austin Flynn

November 1, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Illinoisans have two big decisions to make by the Nov. 6 election: who they want to be the next president and whether they approve of a state pension amendment.The amendment, House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 49...

District candidates prepare for election

By Riley Swinford

October 30, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

The congressional race has turned into a sprint.After months of campaigning for votes, Illinois 12th Congressional District candidates William Enyart, Jason Plummer and Paula Bradshaw are making a final push with Election Day less ...

Park officials give tips after trips

By Austin Flynn

October 29, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

After two people were injured in falls at the Garden of the Gods in the past three weeks, officials spoke about ways hikers can avoid accidents.Lt. Tracy Felty, of the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, said the park averages five to six falls p...

Walk to help area families affected by AIDS

By Kayli Plotner

October 24, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

Thousands of Americans live with HIV/AIDS and its effects every day.This holiday season, 150 southern Illinois families affected by this disease will receive support through the Southern Illinois AIDS Walk. The fifth annual w...

Council approves real estate ordinance for corporation

By Austin Flynn

October 23, 2012

Filed under City, Latest News

An ordinance that authorizes the city manager to enter into an agreement with a packaging supply manufacturer was approved during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.The ordinance will eventually allow the company Intertape Polymer Co...

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