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Dorchester man killed in action in Vietnam 50 years ago honored

GILLESPIE – Dozens of people gathered in Gillespie Monday to remember a Dorchester soldier who was killed in action in 1967 only a month after beginning his tour of duty in Vietnam.

Now, U.S. Army Private First Class Gary Wayne Price, a 1966 graduate of Gillespie High School, will be permanently honored in this Macoupin County […]

Dorchester man killed in action in Vietnam 50 years ago honored 2017-11-22T21:08:01+00:00

Bernard Schoenburg: Bill seeks to shed light on social media political ads

A dispute that broke out on Facebook in recent weeks involving the Christian County GOP and state Sen. ANDY MANAR, D-Bunker Hill, has helped lead to some new proposed state legislation.

State Sen. IRA SILVERSTEIN, D-Chicago, said Senate Bill 2251, introduced last week with Manar as a co-sponsor, would require the same kind of disclosure for […]

Bernard Schoenburg: Bill seeks to shed light on social media political ads 2017-11-22T21:09:43+00:00

How Facebook Reshaped Political Campaigns In Illinois

Facebook is facing tough questions in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. Did Russians use social media to sway the election? Why is there so much fake news? Why isn’t Facebook more transparent?

Similar questions are being asked here in Illinois, where Facebook has already reshaped political campaigns by offering candidates a cheap way to […]

How Facebook Reshaped Political Campaigns In Illinois 2017-11-22T21:06:21+00:00