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In shadow of Ferguson, CHS minority students explore law enforcement careers

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Sargent Wayne White of the Glen Carbon Police addresses a group of Collinsville High School students interested in a career in law enforcement / photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville High School teacher Barbara Lindauer asked a simple question while watching the violent protests that unfolded in Ferguson, Mo., following the shooting death of Michael Brown in August, “could something like that happen in our community?” The Ferguson riots were partly blamed on a deep distrust between American minorities and American police officers, who […]

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Before they could leave, they had to arrive

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Historic site celebrates anniversary of Lewis and Clark arriving at camp where they prepared for famed expedition

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“Undying Words” special exhibit opens at Lincoln Presidential Library Nov. 22

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Springfield, Ill. – Abraham Lincoln uttered some of the most famous words in history. He spoke out against slavery, urged his countrymen to reject war and defended “government of the people, by the people, for the people.” Now those words are the focus of a major new exhibition presented at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library […]

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