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Mainstream Sellout Tour: All You Need To Know

Mainstream Sellout Tour: All You Need To Know

pic: from Machine Gun Kelly’s music video for “My Bloody Valentine”; shown below. MGK’s arena super-tour begins in June. (We can call it a super-tour right?)We’ll give you a link to the full tour date list, but mostly what you may be concerned about is the St. Louis date at the Enterprise Center on 8/10.…

Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars Has a Secret He Won’t Share

Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars Has a Secret He Won’t Share

pic: from the 30 Seconds to Mars video “The Kill” as shown below. Over the years, we have seen many different faces of Jared Leto. From the 30 Seconds to Mars frontrunner, the infamous Joker role, and now on to the lead character in Morbius, in theaters 4/1/22. One thing seems to remain the same……

Måneskin Announce Headlining Tour

Måneskin Announce Headlining Tour

pic: from their video for “Beggin’”, posted below Måneskin have announced that their tour will now have stops in North America. They said, “We’re so thrilled to be able to finally tell you that our LOUD KIDS tour just got sooooo much louder, worldwide — and will now see our very first headline tour in North…

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Reformers take 6 of 14 UAW Board Seats, Could Win Majority

Reformers take 6 of 14 UAW Board Seats, Could Win Majority

DETROIT (AP) – Reform-minded candidates won several races as members of the United Auto Workers union voted on their leaders in an election stemming from a bribery and embezzlement scandal involving former union officials. In unofficial results posted early Sunday, challengers took six of 14 seats on the union’s International Executive Board. They could win as…

SSM Health Opening Unused, Expired Medication  Collection Kiosks

SSM Health Opening Unused, Expired Medication Collection Kiosks

(WRXX) – SSM Health Illinois has announced that it’s opening collection kiosks at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon and SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia to provide the communities with safe, secure, confidential, and convenient ways to dispose of unused or expired household medications. Officials said MedDrop [TM] kiosks are free,…

Car Bursts Into Flames After Drive Loses Control on I-57 in Franklin County

Car Bursts Into Flames After Drive Loses Control on I-57 in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY (WRXX) – Illinois State Police responded Sunday morning to a report of a car on Interstate 57 that burst into flames when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle. According to ISP, around 10:06 a.m., a vehicle was traveling northbound on I-57 just north of mile marker 71 in Franklin County at a very…

SIUC to Investigate Potential Sustainability Projects

SIUC to Investigate Potential Sustainability Projects

CARBONDALE – SIU Carbondale officials will investigate the feasibility of three projects that could improve sustainability and better heat and cool campus buildings, following a vote recently by the SIU Board of Trustees. The proposed projects are: Two new natural gas fired boilers to replace a 30-year-old gas boiler and environmental retrofits to reduce emissions…

Harvey Man Sentenced 10 Years for Felony Armed Violence

Harvey Man Sentenced 10 Years for Felony Armed Violence

MT. VERNON – A 20-year-old Harvey, Illinois man was sentenced Thursday in Jefferson County Court to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to felony armed violence. Terrell Burnam was arrested over the summer after he fled the scene of a reported home invasion involving a firearm on Wescott Avenue in Mt. Vernon. As officers arrived…

Legislation Passes to Transfer Possession of Southern Illinois Arts & Artisans to Rend Lake Conservatory

Legislation Passes to Transfer Possession of Southern Illinois Arts & Artisans to Rend Lake Conservatory

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced Thursday that legislation he sponsored that facilitates the transfer of possession of the Southern Illinois Arts and Artisans Building from the IDNR to the Rend Lake Conservancy District has passed the Illinois House and Senate and is headed to the desk of the Governor.  Severin said the initiative is…

Annual Lights Fantastic Parade Returns to Carbondale Saturday Night

Annual Lights Fantastic Parade Returns to Carbondale Saturday Night

CARBONDALE – The 31st Annual Lights Fantastic Parade returns to downtown Carbondale Saturday night. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on South Illinois Avenue at Mill Street and will travel north on Illinois Avenue and around the Town Square on Jackson and Washington Streets to Main Street where it ends. Roads will close and detours of…

New County Sheriffs Sworn In Across Region

New County Sheriffs Sworn In Across Region

Several counties in southern Illinois swore in new sheriffs Thursday. Sheriff Jordan Weiss was sworn into office Thursday morning in Carmi. Sheriff Weiss replaces Sheriff Randy Graves, who retired Wednesday after serving the last 18 months as sheriff. Graves was with the sheriff’s office for 32 years. In Williamson County, Sheriff Jeff Diederich was sworn into office Thursday morning in Marion.…

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