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Millie Bobby Brown sings Lorde, more on Tonight Show

Millie Bobby Brown sings Lorde, more on Tonight Show

Stranger Things teen star Millie Bobby Brown appeared on a recent episode of NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and was subjected to the Beat Battle segment. The British Actress known for playing Eleven had to compete against Fallon in the competition where they are given a beat by the House Band The Roots.…

Loudwire: Dave Grohl Inspired Panic!’s Pre-Show Ritual?

Loudwire: Dave Grohl Inspired Panic!’s Pre-Show Ritual?

Brandon Urie (Panic! At the Disco frontman) appeared on a podcast recently to discuss the group. Most social media chatter was directed at a funny story talking about all-around music bad ass Dave Grohl crashing their dressing room and inspiring a new ritual. It all started at a music festival where Urie witnessed the Foos…

Black Keys Make Billboard History with Lo/Hi

Black Keys Make Billboard History with Lo/Hi

The Black Keys have made history. “Lo/Hi” is the first song to ever hit #1 across all four rock formats simultaneously. “Lo/Hi” is at the top of Billboard’s Alt, Adult Alt, Rock Airplay, and Mainstream Rock charts. Awesome! Watch the audio version of the video below! Photo Credit: YouTube Video

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Beef Products Recalled for Memorial Day Weekend

USDA – With the Memorial Day weekend approaching the US Department of Agriculture is issuing a recall on beef at the worst possible time. Aurora Packing Company of North Aurora IL is recalling nearly 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. Coli. The recall includes multiple beef products packaged on…

Mt. Vernon – A 3-vehicle crash occurred around 9:30am Wednesday just south of the I-57/64 interchange north of Mt. Vernon. Early reports indicate a semi-tanker and two other vehicles were involved. As of now neither names nor vehicles have been reported, but there has been a fatality and two people were taken to the hospital for treatment.…

Carbondale – A Murphysboro man is facing multiple charges after attempting to shoot an officer inside the Carbondale Police Department. According to a release from the Carbondale Police, officers arrested 36-year-old Eric Brown in connection to an incident at Rue 21 in the 2100 block of East Main on Saturday afternoon. When officers brought Brown…

Carbondale – A death investigation in Carbondale is underway after a woman was found dead in a mechanical device at an apartment complex. According to a release from the Carbondale PD, officers with responded to the 800 block of West Mill Street early Friday morning in reference to a subject trapped in a mechanical device.…

Randolph Co. – Two are dead as the result of a collision on IL-154 in Randolph Co. Saturday night. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened at on 154 near Griggs Road when a truck and a motorcycle collided head on. Both the driver of the motorcycle and a passenger…

Committee to Find Next Head of Southern Illinois University

Carbondale (AP) – A 27-person committee has been formed to find the next president of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. SIU has been without a president since Randy Dunn resigned in July amid controversy over improper hires. Dunn also came under fire for a proposed shift of funding between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses. An executive search…

SIU Arena Renamed in $4M Corporate Naming Rights Deal

Carbondale (AP) – Southern Illinois University Arena has a new name, thanks to the largest corporate naming rights agreement in the history of the Carbondale campus. The Southern Illinoisan reports after 55 years, SIU Arena is now the Banterra Center. The basketball arena is now named for Banterra Bank, which has 40 branches across Illinois,…

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant; Will Use on New Squad Car

Franklin Co. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a $24,000 Community Facilities Grant was recently received by the sheriff’s office from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will be used to replace a patrol vehicle within the aging fleet.  Sheriff David Bartoni says the receipt of this grant is also a great cost savings…

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