Emergency crews in downtown Vandalia this morning for apparent building collapse
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Vandalia Fire and Police personnel were out on the scene of 5th and Gallatin Street, on the north side, for what is believed to be a collapse building. Vandlaia Police Chief Jeff Ray says they got the call about 5:30 or so this morning. And, Chief Ray says no one lived in the building area so it's believed there are...
Vandalia City Council votes on traffic flow ordinance for schools, first reading of two liquor license requests
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The Vandalia City Council approved an ordinance at Monday night's meeting they hope will help the school district with traffic flow. The ordinance states “From Fletcher Street. On days when school is in session, between the hours of 7:30 am and 8:30 am & 2 pm and 4 pm, all westbound or eastbound drivers shall...
School Funding Reform Bill Could Be Introduced
18 minutes ago
(Springfield, IL) -- A bill could be introduced in Springfield today that would try to end the way the state funds education in the next two years. "The Chicago Tribune" reports Illinois Senate President John Cullerton wants to pass legislation that would freeze the property tax for two years and create a panel of...
Illinois Senate Could Vote On Measure To Reject Pay Raise For Lawmakers
19 minutes ago
(Springfield, IL) -- The Illinois Senate could vote today on a bill to reject a pay raise for state lawmakers. The measure approved by the House last week would prevent a two-percent cost-of-living bump for legislators this year. Governor Rauner has said he would sign the bill if it is approved. ### Colin...
U of I Named Top Party School
20 minutes ago
(Champaign, IL) -- The University of Illinois is a great place to party. For the first time in the school's history, the U of I is at the top of Princeton Review's list of the top 20 party schools. Fellow Big Ten counterparts Iowa and Wisconsin came in second and third respectively. Bucknell and Syracuse round out...
Cards walk against Rockies, Cubs complete sweep of Brewers
Aug 03, 2015
(St.Louis, MO) -- Brandon Moss belted a walk off RBI-single to give the Cardinals a 3-2 victory over the Rockies at Busch Stadium. Randal Grichuk clubbed a two-run home run and Jason Heyward went 2-for-3 and scored twice for St.Louis, which took three of four from Colorado. Trevor Rosenthal improved to 2-and-2...
Cards lose to Rockies
Aug 02, 2015
(St. Louis, MO) -- Ben Paulsen went deep and finished with three RBI to lead the Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Nolan Arenado hit a two-run shot and Carlos Gonzalez plated a run in the win. Jorge De La Rosa allowed two runs in six-and-two-thirds to improve to 7-and-4 as Colorado snapped...
Cards shut out Rockies
Aug 01, 2015
(St. Louis, MO) -- Matt Carpenter hit a lead-off home run and the Cardinals cruised to a 7-0 shutout of the Rockies at Busch Stadium. Jhonny Peralta added a two-run shot while Stephen Piscotty drove in two in the win. Michael Wacha fired seven frames and struck out seven to improve to 12-and-4 as St. Louis improved...
Cards rally for win, Cubs beat Milwaukee
Jul 31, 2015
(St.Louis, MO) -- The Cardinals scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to rally for a 9-8 win over the Rockies. Jhonny Peralta laced a game-tying, two-run single, and Greg Garcia drew a bases-loaded walk to score decisive run. Matt Carpenter went 4-for-5 with two homers, four runs and four RBI to help St.Louis...
Cardinals Acquire Moss From Indians
Jul 30, 2015
(St. Louis, MO) -- The St. Louis Cardinals are adding slugger Brandon Moss for the stretch run. The Cards acquired the 31-year-old outfielder from the Cleveland Indians for left-handed prospect Rob Kaminsky. Moss is batting just .217 this season, but has belted 15 home runs and driven in 50. The moves comes after...