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Beaman Files New Lawsuit in ISU case

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois man who was imprisoned before DNA evidence cleared him of murder has filed a new lawsuit accusing authorities of conspiring to frame him for the death of his girlfriend.

South Central to Upgrade Computer Systems

A complete overhaul of the computer systems in the South Central School District was approved by the school board on Wednesday. 

Push Aims To Get Fairmount Park Back On Gambling Bill

(Chicago, IL)  --  People aren't happy about the fact that Fairmount Race Track has been taken out of the latest gambling bill. 

Beef Prices On The Rise

(Springfield, IL)  --  It's going to be a bit more pricey to put a burger on the grill this summer.  Reid Blossom with the Illinois Beef Association says beef prices are going up because of high demand. 

Plan To Deny Firearms Cards to Medical Pot Users Is Nixed

Judge Puts Off Ruling in Suit Against Rutherford

Illinois Unemployment Drops to 5-Year-Low

Plan to Build Obama Museum with State Funds Passes Through House Committee

Democrats: State Tax Rollback Will Cost Schools Millions

Appellate Court Upholds Becker Decision, Freeman to Remain Guardian Ad Litem at Murray

Lions Club to Hold Egg Hunt Sunday

Two Car Head On Crash Injures Three in Iuka

Iuka Consignment Sale Starts This Weekend

New Warden Named for Menard Prison

Village May Decriminalize Small Amounts of Pot

Pork Farmers Fighting Virus

Salem High Dismisses Teacher, Cites Budget Woes

Salem High School Board Member Concerned About Proposed New Handbook Rule

Central City Man Will Stand Trial in Child Abuse Case

USPS Talks About New Business Products at Chamber Meeting

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Pot-Smoking Jesus Takes Edge Off in Controversial Burger Ad

A burger chain in Seattle is creating a stir with a new promotional poster for Easter, featuring Jesus smoking a joint and holding a sandwich.The restaurant, Lunchbox Laboratory, riffed off Easter Sunday’s falling on April 20, or 4/20, which is also a pop-culture reference to cannabis consumption. The business h ...

Fox Is Giving the White House Trouble

There is an unwelcome guest at the White House -- and the Secret Service can't catch him.A red fox has sneaked onto the White House grounds and taken up residence, tripping alarms and feeding on the first lady's vegetable garden, according to the Wall Street Journal.This fox is pretty sly; it's only been spotted a cou ...

Good Samaritan Prevents Possible Murder-Suicide in NJ

An apparent murder-suicide attempt was foiled in New Jersey this week by a Good Samaritan, who local authorities say saved a mother and her teenage kids from drowning.Police are crediting Darnell Taylor with diving into the Delaware River near the town of Florence and rescuing Joann Smith and her three children, ages ...

Fast Food Workers Rewarded for Fast Action That Saved Customer’s Life

When a couple of fast food restaurant workers got no response over the microphone at their drive-thru station they rushed outside to find a driver in cardiac arrest. They pulled him out of his vehicle and gave him life-saving CPR. The customer returned to the Burger King in Flint, Mich., Wednesday to thank his rescuer ...

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

Kansas City Police Have Highway Shooting Suspect in Custody

Stormfront Website Posters Have Murdered Almost 100 People, Watchdog Group Says

Obama: US ‘Prepared to Respond’ to Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Newly-Released Video Captures Deadly Plant Explosion

Touching Procession for Fallen Hero K-9 Dog

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Salem Track Finishes 3rd At Orphans Invite

Salem Track Finishes 3rd At Orphans Invite

Salem Nips Okawville In Eight Innings

Salem Nips Okawville In Eight Innings



Riley & Isaak Continue Dominance For Patoka

Riley & Isaak Continue Dominance For Patoka

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Wainwright stymies error-prone Nats...Triple play at the Trop...Cards' Kelly on DL

Wainwright stymies error-prone Nats...Triple play at the Trop...Cards' Kelly on DL

Blues and Avs work overtime...Sharks and Rangers win easily

Blues and Avs work overtime...Sharks and Rangers win easily

Duke and Kentucky lose freshmen to the NBA draft...UCLA keeps a player

Duke and Kentucky lose freshmen to the NBA draft...UCLA keeps a player

Jax receiver "out of control" in Indy...Ohco, Canada!

Jax receiver "out of control" in Indy...Ohco, Canada!

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'Pee Parties' Latest Baby-Making Trend

Conception has gone social. Pee parties -- also known as POAS, or Pee on a Stick Parties -- are the latest way women are taking what was once a very private moment ...

What Led to Former “DWTS” Co-Host’s Cancer Diagnosis

Months before former Dancing with the Stars co-host and ET correspondent Samantha Harris received a diagnosis ...

Rise in Women Using Surrogates for Social Reasons

For most women, carrying their own baby is the ultimate joy. More and more women, however, are turning to sur ...

Why ESPN Anchor Refuses to Let Cancer Win

Stuart Scott is an ESPN original and the man GQ magazine once said put the hip-hop in sportscasting.When the ...


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Lindsay Lohan: "Conquest List" Story Was "Humiliating"

In the series finale of Lindsay Lohan's OWN reality series this Sunday night, the actress becomes emotional as she discusses the fallout from a magazine publishing ...

Is There Drama on the Set of "Glee?"

Is there trouble on the set of Glee?Sources told TMZ that Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry on the Fox musi ...

"Law & Order" Creator Developing Series for A&E

Law & Order creator Dick Wolf is developing a non-fiction series for A&E.The tentatively-titled D.O.A ...

Bryan Singer's Accuser Addresses Sex Abuse Claims

The man who has sued Bryan Singer, claiming he was sexually abused as a teen by the X-Men director, addressed ...

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