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Salem High School Hires New Band Director

New band director has already been working with the percussion section and hopes to build on what outgoing band director John Haney has been able to accomplish.

Centralia High Has To Make Changes To Use Evers Field One More Year

The Centralia High School Board has received permission from the State Board of Education to use parts of the condemned Evers Field for one more football season.  

Arrests Made in Connection With Rolling Meth Lab Found in Wamac

The two were also arrested in connection with other incidents.  

No Charges Against 3 in Stolen Jeep Pending Further Investigation

Three people that were in a Jeep stolen from a rural Salem man last weekend have been released pending further investigation.  

Louisville Man Hurt When Crashing Motorcycle to Avoid Car

Alma Woman Hurt in Farina Crash

Marion County 4-H Members Set for a Busy Weekend

Gang Wars Cause Uptick In Metro-East Violence

NJ Gov. Christie Campaigns for Rauner in Chicago

Rural Kell Man Seeks Jury Trial on Escape Charge

Audit Finds Mismanaged Claims at St. Louis VA

Quinn 'Deeply Concerned' About Child Immigrants

Jury Finds Patoka Man Guilty of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Quinn: Rauner Ad Shows 'Pattern of Dishonesty'

Teen Collapses at Gov. Quinn Campaign Event

Feds Release Data on States Getting Immigrant Kids

Police Beat for Thursday, July 24th, 2014

SCHS Sets Deadline For Freshmen To File Physical Forms

Vandals Hit Iuka Park

Rule Changes Coming to Deer Hunting

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United Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Odor

A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines made an emergency landing Friday due to a strange odor onboard, marking the second such incident this month.United Airlines Flight 328 took off from Denver, bound for Honolulu, but was forced to land in Salt Lake City on Friday afternoon due to an “electrical odor,” ...

FAA Investigating Drone Incident at Seattle’s Space Needle

The Federal Aviation Administration told ABC News on Friday that it is looking into reports that a drone recently hovered above the observation deck of Seattle’s famous Space Needle.While curious tourists waved, the mysterious flying object gave security quite a scare.Authorities said a man launched the drone ou ...

California Gym Beats Drought with Green Scheme

At least one gym in California is trying to conserve water during what is called the state's worst drought in nearly four decades using a technology appropriate for its Silicon Valley setting.Almaden Valley Athletic Club in San Jose, California, started using a trademarked product this week that coats brown lawns into ...

Researchers Return to Real World After Four Months on 'Mars'

Six researchers who have been living in a mock-up Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano returned to the real world Friday, feeling a breeze and hearing birds for the first time in four months.The second Hawaii Space Exploration Analog & Simulation mission, known as HI-SEAS, ended 120 days of the Red Planet exploratio ...

Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Smuggling US Arms

Woman, Kids Evicted After Renting House from Fake Owner

One Dead in Pennsylvania Hospital Shootout

Mom Who Left Kids in Car for Job Interview Glad for 'Second Chance'

Acadia National Park Is America’s Favorite Place

Foster Dad Arrested in Toddler's Hot Car Death

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Salem Men's Softball Results

Salem Men's Softball Results

McKendree Gets Head Golf Coach

McKendree Gets Head Golf Coach

Padres' Ross fans 11 in 13-3 rout of Cubs

Padres' Ross fans 11 in 13-3 rout of Cubs

Salem Takes On Bethalto In Division Opener....Vandalia & Carlyle Elminated From Senior Division

Salem Takes On Bethalto In Division Opener....Vandalia & Carlyle Elminated From Senior Division

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Maple Leafs Sign Reimer to 2-Year Deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Friday that they've signed goalie James Reimer to a two-year contract.  Reimer was a restricted free agent and had ...

Magic Sign Guard Luke Ridnour

The Orlando Magic signed point guard Luke Ridnour to a two-year contract Friday, according to the&n ...

Guard Carl Nicks Parts Ways with Bucs

Offensive guard Carl Nicks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers mutually agreed to part ways Friday. The two-time ...

ESPN: Colts RB Ballard Tears Achilles Tendon

Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard tore his left Achilles tendon, according to ESPN senior NFL anal ...

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Playing Hard to Get May Not Work for Women, Study Says

When it comes to dating, some may tell women play it coy, but new research shows that more responsive females are successful in the mating game. In a report publish ...

Daughter, Terminally Ill Dad, Hold Early Walk Down the Aisle

It was a day she'll never forget, her dad dressed in a sharp black suit accented with bright pink bowtie -- h ...

Baseball GM Keeps Promise, Has Public Prostate Exam During Game

A minor league baseball executive in South Carolina made good on his promise to get a public prostate exam du ...

Officials Issue Arrest Warrant for California Man with Tuberculosis

Officials in Northern California issued an arrest warrant for a man with tuberculosis who has refused treatme ...


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Which "Orange Is the New Black" Star Isn't Returning For Season 3?

Prepare yourselves, Orange Is the New Black fans: One of the show's original actors won't be returning for season three.Pablo Schreiber, who plays hated corrections ...

Ohio-Native Katie Holmes Talks About LeBron James's Return to Cleveland

LeBron James can count Katie Holmes as a fan.The actress, a Toledo native, may now live in New York City with ...

Kelsey Grammer Stars Opposite Martin Lawrence in New FX Series

Kelsey Grammer is headed back to the small screen in a new TV comedy, Partners, on FX. He stars as an attorne ...

Mark Hamill Discusses Being Back on "Star Wars" Set

Mark Hamill couldn't be more thrilled to be back playing Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII and he dish ...

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