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2010-05-19 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) shareholders today re-elected 12 directors to one-year terms and said farewell to Joan F. Lane, who retired today from the company's board after 21 years of service.

2008-08-07 06:00:45

By Teri Maddox, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 7--Dan Anderson is at it again. The man who created an art exhibit out of 300 coffee cups last fall is inviting the public to see 400 faces.

2008-08-07 06:00:18

By George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 7--WOOD RIVER -- The Illinois Attorney General today began an investigation of a Wood River-based Internet company accused of defrauding investors who paid $500 each to set up a Web site business to sell discount travel packages.

2008-08-06 21:00:18

By George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 6--WOOD RIVER -- The Illinois Attorney General today began an investigation of a Wood River-based Internet firm accused of defrauding investigators who paid $500 each to set up a website business to sell discount travel packages.

2008-08-06 18:00:26

By Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 6--COLLINSVILLE -- Mine subsidence is causing cracks to appear in the foundation of the Collinsville-Maryville-Troy YMCA.

2008-08-06 18:00:16

By Jennifer A. Bowen, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 6--Hail, high winds and funnel clouds were reported in Macoupin and Randolph counties Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.

2008-08-06 18:00:14

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2008-08-06 06:00:38

By Rickeena J. Richards, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 6--Belleville Township High School District 201 has been honored for leadership and best education practices.

2008-08-05 21:00:15

By Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 5--From the folks who gave you "Helleville, Illannoy," now comes "Un-Happy Birthday." The new independent comedy film by local people who call their movie production company nobudgetmovies will air at 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Theater in Belleville.

2008-08-05 21:00:11

By Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 5--The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department is searching for a sex offender accused of failing to live at his registered address for almost a year.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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