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CHS dodgeball 2014 / Photo courtesy of Shawn Geppert

The Collinsville High School gym annex was the scene Monday of a fierce dodgeball tournament. The 14-team tournament was held as a fundraiser for both the Model UN and the Multicultural clubs as CHS. The event raised $350, which will be used to help pay participation fees at two Model UN events as well as […]

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“Keene on Your Finances” – Roth 401k and Roth IRA, a lifetime of tax free earnings

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Columns, Keene on Your Finances  /  8 Comments

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A well-respected tax and estate planning attorney recently told me he had no idea he could contribute to a Roth 401k. He was sure there was an income limit. He and many others are missing a great investment opportunity. For years we have been wired to defer taxes and pay only when it is absolutely […]

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Lady Kahoks roll past O’Fallon for 4th straight win

By   /  January 31, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Basketball, Sports  /  No Comments

Aubreeney Brady attempts a shot against O'Fallon / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville girls basketball team jumped out to a big first quarter lead and cruised to a 52-31 victory over O’Fallon Thursday in Southwestern Conference play at Vergil Fletcher Gym. Despite the large margin of victory, the Lady Kahoks put a scare into their fan base with a miserable second quarter and difficult beginning to […]

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