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Collinsville City Council to vote on first union contract to authorize MLK holiday

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Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville City Council is set to vote at 7:30 p.m. Monday on a new contract for uniformed police officers that would make them the first group in the city to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. That the City has not given employees the day off work has been the focus of much […]

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Collinsville assistant police chief to take position at LU-Belleville

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Tom Coppotelli / Photo by Roger Starkey

Recently returned from the FBI National Academy and happy with his job as assistant police chief for the Collinsville Police Department, Tom Coppotelli was not looking for another career. Lindenwood University – Belleville, though, had other plans for him. The 11-year-old university has grown from an extension of the St. Charles, Mo. location to a […]

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