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GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget Talks

CHICAGO (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats were pushing competing plans to ensure schools stay open and government operations continue, though there were signs late Tuesday that the two sides could reach a deal on stopgap spending as Illinois approaches a second year without a full state budget.

Illinois Newspapers Plan Page 1 Budget Message For Lawmakers

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - About a dozen Illinois newspapers are using their front pages to call on Illinois' political leaders to end the state's year-old budget stalemate.

Mulberry Grove Man Hurt in Fayette County Motorcycle Crash

State Police say a 51-year-old Mulberry Grove motorcyclist was taken to a St. Louis Hospital following a single vehicle crash on Illinois Route 140 west of Fayette County Road 100E at the Hurricane Creek Bridge east of Mulberry Grove.  

Another Fatal Accident on I-70 in Fayette County

The second fatal accident in five days occurred Tuesday on Interstate 70 n Fayette County.   In addition, two other injury accidents were recorded in Fayette County on Tuesday alone as a rash of serious accidents continues.   

One Injured When Two Semis Collided on Interstate 70 Near Vandalia

Judge Orders Illinois to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigates Residential Burglary

Dire Scenarios for Illinois in Second Year Without Budget

Illinois' Share of Multistate VW Settlement Nearly $29Million

Winter Flooding Recovery Efforts Continue in Kincaid

Witness in Urbana Murder Trial Shot While Sitting in Car

Fire Damages Rural Cartter Home

Centralia City Council Backs Vehicle Tows From Housing Authority Areas

Centralia City Council Tightens Ordinances on Animal Cruelty and Home Day Care

Carmi Man Killed in Wayne County Wreck

Mason Truck Driver Hurt in Fayette County Crash

Police Beat for Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Rauner Pushes New Stopgap Budget, Rips Democrats' Plan

KC Moves Money Due To Budget Impasse

Mexican Drug Lord Files Appeals Against Extradition

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Rights Groups Air Concern Over Proposed 'Terrorist Watch List' Gun Ban

Inclusion on so-called terrorist watch lists, which currently draw from a database of about 1.5 million names, is being touted as a possible criterion for limiting guns sales in the U.S., prompting concern over errors that have seen innocent people flagged under the system.An ABC News/Washington Post poll released Tue ...

Woman Shot at Denver Office Building Was Targeted, Police Say

A woman shot several times at an office building in downtown Denver Tuesday was targeted, the Denver police said.She was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.The suspect died at the scene, apparently from a self-inflicted wound, police said.No one else was shot in the incident, police said.This story is dev ...

Three Crew Members Missing After Texas Freight Train Crash, Authorities Say

Texas authorities said Tuesday that three train workers remained missing as emergency crews continued to fight a fire caused by an explosive train crash in Texas this morning.Joe Faust, a spokesman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, said that two of its mixed-freight trains were involved in the accident at 8:40 ...

Inside Flooded Richwood, West Virginia: How the Devastated Small Town is Rebuilding

It's been almost one week since devastating flash floods tore through Richwood, West Virginia, turning a beautiful small town into what looks like a "war zone," according to one resident. But now a local Facebook campaign to rebuild has gained so much momentum it has more members than the town population.The Facebook ...

FEMA: 1,000 Applications Received for W.Va. Flooding Assistance So Far

Crews Fighting to Contain Blaze After Morning Freight Train Crash in Panhandle, Texas

Prosecutors Explain 'Unusual Set of Circumstances' in Indiana University Rape Case

Explosion Rocks BP Natural Gas Plant in Mississippi, No Injuries Reported

10-Year-Old Boy Found After Being Kidnapped During Robbery in Dallas

Cop Shot 7 Times Released From Hospital to Cheering Crowd

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Salem Wood Bat Firecracker Schedules Released For This Weekend

YOUTH BASEBALL COMPLEX - The culmination of summer travel and little league baseball will come to a head this weekend as the Little League Youth Baseball and Softball Complex will host various age groups in their annual Firecracker Wood Bat Tournament.

Volleyball Camp Held at Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Volleyball Program recently hosted a camp for students in grades 5-8 in the KC Gymnasium.  The camp was instructed by KC head coach Kim Rahar and KC players. 

Both Post 128 Teams In Action Tonight

SALEM - Both Salem Legion teams will be in action today.  

Tigers v. Royals For City Series Title....Yanks v. Reds Tonight For CP Title

YOUTH BASEBALL COMPLEX - In Little League Major's action the 2016 City Series is set as the 2-time, defending champion Peoples Bank Tigers will take on the Minor League Royals starting next Tuesday night at 7:30.  You can listen to the game on 92.1 FM and streaming at WJBDradio.com.

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Everything We Learned About Pat Summitt From Tennessee's Current Coach

University of Tennessee's current basketball coach Holly Warlick reflected on the profound impact former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt had on her life and gave her in ...

Caitlyn Jenner Appears on Sports Illustrated Cover 40 Years After Victory

Few have made it on both the cover of Vanity Fair in a corset and the cover of Sports Illustrated with an Oly ...

Tributes Pour in Honoring Legendary Basketball Coach Pat Summitt

Tributes are flooding social media to honor the late Pat Summitt, the legendary women's college basketball co ...

What Coach Pat Summitt Said in 2011 on Living With Dementia

Five years before Pat Summitt's death, the legendary University of Tennessee basketball coach was leading her ...

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Mississippi Lawmaker Asks Mom to Buy Daughter's Diabetes Meds After She Writes for Help

A Mississippi state representative suggested to a mother that she buy her family's own diabetes medication when she wrote to him asking for support after she starte ...

Toddler Loves to Hug a Diaper Package, Convinced He's on the Bag

A 1-year-old boy in Pembroke Pines, Florida can't stop hugging a bag of diapers -- because he's convinced he ...

Annual Pelvic Exam May No Longer Be Necessary for Some Women

Annual pelvic exams -- often an uncomfortable part of a woman's visit to the gynecologist's office -- may no ...

Mental Health Care Not a Silver Bullet for Gun Crime, Experts Say

Following the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando earlier this month, the national conversation has o ...


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Lena Dunham Rips Kanye West's "Famous" Video

Looks like Lena Dunham took Kanye West's bait.  No, the Girls creator wasn't depicted nude in West's "Famous" video and hasn't sued the rapper, but she did ta ...

House-Hunting? "The Amityville Horror" House Can Be Yours

Want to buy a house that's either guarateed to attract trick-or-treaters -- or maybe, frighten them away? The ...

Hollywood Casting News

Owen Wilson is in negotiations to join Julia Roberts in Wonder, an adaptation of the R.J. Palacio YA novel, a ...

"Game of Thrones" Season Finale Scores Record Audience

Game of Thrones aired its sixth-season finale Sunday night to a record show audience. Some 8.9 million people ...

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