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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signs House Bill 3939 while Scott Air Force Base commander Col. Kyle Kremer, his children Miklayla (16) and Abbey (12) and Lt. Governor Sheila Simon, look on during ceremonies at Mascoutah High School in Mascoutah, Illinois on June 28, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Illinois Law Helps Military Families

Gov. Quinn signs bill in Mascoutah, with Scott Air Force Base families looking on


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Scott AFB Planes May Get Runway Help from Airport

Scott Air Force Base won’t have its runway for a few months because of maintenance work, but that doesn’t mean flights at the installation will be grounded.


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Scott Air Force Base, Ft. Leonard Wood Spared in Defense Spending Bill

Supporters of Scott Air Force Base in the Metro East and Fort Leonard Wood in Central Missouri are closer to breathing a sigh of relief.



St. Louis Navy Week Kicks Off

The kick-off was a ceremony this morning on the steps of Soldiers Memorial.



Man Sought in Alleged Child Abduction Case at Scott Air Force Base

Two girls said he tried to entice them into his van


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Protecting Scott A.F.B., the Aim of Sen. Durbin

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James to visit


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Director of Struggling MidAmerica Airport Gets Raise

Tim Cantwell received a 4.8 percent raise to make just under $128,000 to run an airport with 14 employees and an annual deficit of $1.4 million.


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Air Force: Scott AFB To Lose 99 Jobs

The jobs are being phased out in a unit that provides technical services at Scott Air Force Base.


Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) speaks outside Scott Air Force Base on March 21, 2014 (KMOX/Allison Blood)

Saving Scott Air Force Base

Some Illinois members of Congress met Friday with the USAF chief of staff


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Scott Air Force Base Makes Effort To Stay Open

One of the region’s major employers make efforts to stay open by providing sources of community support.