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Parking lot or food pantry? The future of Collinsville’s uptown post office building

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The building that housed the Collinsville post office from 1964 to Jan. 31, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

The post office will close its Collinsville retail operations at 130 S. Center Street at noon, Friday and re-open retail services at 8:30 a.m. Monday at 1610 Eastport Plaza Drive. The void for uptown postal services will be partially filled by the FCB Banks location at 800 Beltline Road. In about 60 days, the branch […]

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Cougars down Pioneers 77-48

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Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Soutthern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball won its fourth consecutive home game Wednesday, defeating Crowley’s Ridge 77-48 in nonconference action at the Vadalabene Center The Cougars improved to 8-14 overall. Crowley’s Ridge dropped to 9-10. After a shaky start, which saw the Pioneers go up by five (8-3), the Cougars rebounded with a 19-2 run […]

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