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Nominate someone local as a South County ‘Woman in History’

March is National Women’s History Month and the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, and The Call is looking for local nominees for our “Women in History” series. We’re looking for women who have made the world around them a better place, ordinary women who have made extraordinary contributions in the course of everyday

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Woman wins $50,000 in lottery at Green Park Schnucks

Pictured above: The Green Park Shop ‘n Save, one of the Shop ‘n Saves in the area to be converted to a Schnucks. Photo by Bill Milligan. A St. Louis resident began February with a bang, claiming a $50,000 Scratchers top prize at the Schnucks in Green Park on Feb. 3. Jasmin Hodzic purchased her

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Interstate 255 in Illinois set to close for nearly all of 2020

Interstate 255 in Illinois will close between Interstate 64 and Collinsville in both directions Saturday, the first step in construction that will close the interstate for nearly all of 2020. Starting in February and continuing through November, the $67 million reconstruction of Interstate 255 will completely replace the surface on seven miles of the pothole-filled

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Students keep Australian animals ‘sew’ warm

Students in intermediate and advanced sewing at Oakville High School made ‘joey pouches’ to help animals stranded by the Australian wildfires, including kangaroo ‘joeys’ and koalas. The students’ work is coordinated with the Animal Rescue Craft Guild, a group of volunteers who produce pouches, wraps and more for orphaned wildlife. To the baby marsupials, the

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