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Ernie Gwaltney 02-27-2015

Herrin Mayoral Candidate Ernie Gwaltney stepped in with Tom Miller and talked about his duties as alderman and his plans during the municipal election season.

Mark Hall & Rick Long 02-27-2015

Mark Hall, driver of monster truck Raminator and Rick Long of Bigfoot came in today and spoke with Tom Miller.

Brad Robinson 02-26-2015

Tom Miller speaks with Carterville Mayor Brad Robinson and discusses topics, including the city council’s decision to hire a new police chief.

Mike Cerutti 02-25-2015

Tom Miller interviews Mike Cerutti, Candidate for the office of Mayor in the city of Herrin.

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  • Senate passes Homeland Security funds through Sept. 30 February 27, 2015
    The DHS has three weeks of funding hours before it would have run out.
  • Despite fiery CPAC speech, is Ted Cruz changing course? February 27, 2015
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas used a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday to rail against the party establishment, calling himself a “disruptive app” such as Uber that would upend the political system. Delighting the assembled conservative shock troops, Cruz castigated the Republican leadership for selling out their principles by separating […]
  • Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger February 27, 2015
    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.
  • Congress close in on short-term Homeland Security bill February 27, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin.
  • For Jeb Bush, the Q&A is the message February 27, 2015
    The former Florida governor's openness sets him apart from his likely 2016 opponents.
  • German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension February 27, 2015
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.
  • House Republicans advance plan for security funding extension February 27, 2015
    A Republican bill to provide a three-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security cleared a procedural hurdle in the House of Representatives on Friday, indicating support for final passage in the chamber. The House voted 240-183 along strict party lines to approve a procedural rule that allows a vote on the funding extension […]
  • Holder says U.S. malls should 'step up' security: CNN February 27, 2015
    Shopping mall operators need to increase security through more staff, cameras and other techniques in light of threats made against the Mall of America in Minnesota and other shopping centers by Somali-based Islamist militants this week, outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said. "I certainly think we have to step up our sensitivities to what […]
  • Eight people reported dead in murder, suicide in Missouri February 27, 2015
    Eight people were found dead overnight in an apparent mass murder and suicide in rural southern Missouri, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said on Friday. The events unfolded around 10 p.m. Thursday night when the Texas County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call about a disturbance involving a weapon at a residence in Tyrone. After […]
  • Indiana may allow 'baby boxes' for surrendering newborns February 27, 2015
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — On the outside, the metal box looks like an oversized bread container. But what's inside could save an abandoned newborn's life.

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