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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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Marion Man Dead After Being Struck by Vehicle

Marion Man Dead After Being Struck by Vehicle

MARION – A Marion man is dead after being hit by a vehicle late Tuesday night. According to Marion Police, officers responded to a reported vehicle versus pedestrian crash just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of West Deyoung Street and Old Bainbridge Trail. When officers arrived, they found a man identified as 40-year-old Louis R. Hayes…

Walmart Expands Health Service to Address Racial Inequalities

Walmart Expands Health Service to Address Racial Inequalities

NEW YORK (AP) – Walmart will expand health care coverage for employees who want to use a doula, a person trained to assist women during pregnancies, in an effort to address racial inequities in maternal care. After first offering doulas to employees in Georgia last year, Walmart said Wednesday that it will expand the same…

Asian Carp Rebranded to ‘Copi’ to Make Fish More Palatable

Asian Carp Rebranded to ‘Copi’ to Make Fish More Palatable

Photo by Kate Gardiner/Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0 (IOCI RADIO) – The invasive Asian carp is getting a brand makeover. Asian carp has a new name in Illinois: “Copi.” “That’s short for copious, because that’s exactly what they are,” Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Kevin Irons said. He said they want to reduce the “copi” population…

Rend Lake Dam Road to Close Friday for Routine Maintenance

Rend Lake Dam Road to Close Friday for Routine Maintenance

BENTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake will close the Rend Lake Dam Road to all through traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The road closure is necessary for engineers to perform routine maintenance and inspection of the Rend Lake Dam. Access to the South Marcum Recreation Area, Spillway Recreation…

GoFundMe Page Set Up for McLeansboro Family After Drunk Driver Crashes Through Home

GoFundMe Page Set Up for McLeansboro Family After Drunk Driver Crashes Through Home

MCLEANSBORO – A GoFundMe page has been set up for a McLeansboro family whose home was severely damaged after a drunk driver crashed through it recently. According to the fundraising page, 40-year-old Kisha Branch and her son, Tanner, live at the home located at 201 S. Douglas St. According to McLeansboro Police, an officer tried pulling 21-year-old…

SIUC, SIH Announce Scholarship Program for Accelerated Nursing Program

SIUC, SIH Announce Scholarship Program for Accelerated Nursing Program

CARBONDALE – For those who have earned a bachelor’s degree or accumulated a significant number of hours toward a degree and have ever considered a career in nursing, Southern Illinois University Carbondale program has been announced to allow qualified candidates to earn their Bachelor of Science in nursing degree in about a year with a…

Kentucky Man Withdraws Guilty Plea to Murder of Wayne County Deputy

Kentucky Man Withdraws Guilty Plea to Murder of Wayne County Deputy

WAYNE COUNTY – The 41-year-old Kentucky man who pleaded guilty in Wayne County Court to the first-degree murder last year of Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Sean Riley has filed a motion seeking to withdraw that plea, claiming he was coerced. In addition to claiming coercion for his guilty plea, Ray E. Tate claimed in the…

Ex-Illinois State Senator Gets Prison in Embezzlement Case

Ex-Illinois State Senator Gets Prison in Embezzlement Case

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois state senator was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Teamsters union for a no-show job. Thomas Cullerton, a Democrat from the Chicago suburb of Villa Park, was sentenced Tuesday on a federal embezzlement charge for fraudulently receiving…

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