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Local Reaction to Comic Book Legend’s Death

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From www.firstcomicsnews.com

Superheroes die all the time, but Archie isn’t one of them.

Nevertheless, some controversy was drawn this past week when in the most recent edition of the “Life with Archie” comic series, the comic book icon was shot and killed defending his friend Kevin Keller, a gay Senator, and proponent of gun control.

Candidate for Treasurer Talks About Backing by Teachers, Quinn Scandal

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(Mike Frerichs, meeting potential voters in March in Galesburg.  WGIL News File Photo.)

(Mike Frerichs, meeting potential voters in March in Galesburg. WGIL News File Photo.)

A candidate for Illinois Treasurer says his endorsement by a major state union is big.

Democratic State Senator Mike Frerichs stopped in Galesburg yesterday as he campaigned across the state this week touting his endorsement by the 130-thousand member Illinois Education Association.