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Sandoval Superintendent Receives 'Superintendent of Distinction' Award

Sandoval Superintendent Jennifer Garrison is one of 26 outstanding administrators who are part of the inaugural recognition event at the Executive Mansion in Springfield.  

Salem Grade School Board to Take Applications for Two Open Seats

Salem Grade School Board also raises lunch prices and sets the school calendar for next school year. Franklin Park canned Food Drive collects 5,000 cans of food for the Ministerial Alliance.

Bill to Extend Medical Marijuana Program Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Legislation extending Illinois' medical marijuana program beyond 2017 has passed the Illinois House despite some recent opposition from Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Board Approves Hospital's Move in Southern Illinois

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) - A state board has given its approval for a southern Illinois hospital to move from downtown Belleville to O'Fallon.

Bill Would Privatize Illinois Economic Development Agency

Former Centralia Investment Advisor Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Charge

Salem City Council Approves Budget; Reviews Street Improvements

City of Salem Providing Free Compost Saturday Morning

Illinois House Panel Grills Rauner Budget Director Over Cuts

House OKs Bill That Would Change Illinois Specialty Plates

Man Charged With Taking Items for Fairdale Tornado Victims

Police Beat for Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Kaskaskia College Names New President

New Franklin Park Assistant Principal and AD Named

Two Hurt in Downtown Centralia Crash

California Man Hurt In Crash Near Salem Wal-Mart

Illinois Prisons Chief Says Union Contracts Causing Problems

Two Drivers Arrested for DUI in Three Vehicle Crash in Centralia

Victim of Hit and Run Driver Follows Suspect Until Police Catch Up

Sheriff's Deputies Trying to Unravel Death and Attempted Suicide at Home Near Centralia

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One Injured in Shooting at Georgia Kia Plant

One person was shot in an incident at a Kia plant in Georgia on Tuesday and another was taken into custody.Sgt. Stewart Smith of the Troup County Sheriff's office said Wednesday afternoon that the incident was "under control right now," as authorities were able to take "one shooter suspect into custody and the one vic ...

DC Man in Wheelchair Rescued After Falling on Train Tracks

A 54-year-old man in a wheelchair fell onto the D.C. Metro system tracks at the U Street Station around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to D.C. Metro officials.The man, who was motionless between the tracks after falling, was rescued by people on the platform, who also retrieved his wheelchair and alerted Metro attendant ...

Scientists Blame Fluid Injection, Removal for Texas, Oklahoma Earthquakes

Scientists at Southern Methodist University released a report on a series of earthquakes that struck near Azle, Texas, in 2013 and 2014, finding that fluid injection and removal are likely the cause of the tremors.The report points to wastewater injection and saltwater extraction from natural gas wells as the cause. " ...

DOJ Opens Investigation into Freddie Gray Death

The Department of Justice is looking into whether "prosecutable civil rights violation occurred" when Baltimore police officers apprehended a man who later died with an unexplained spinal injury.“The Department of Justice has been monitoring the developments in Baltimore, MD, regarding the death of Freddie Gray, ...

Reserve Deputy Robert Bates Pleads Not Guilty, Will Vacation in Bahamas

911 Call Shows Mom's Panic When 8-Year-Old Son Stolen from the Driveway

Mystery Deepens After One Gold Bar Found from Nearly $5M Highway Heist

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Not Expected to Take Stand in Penalty Phase, Officials Say

Inside Special Ops Program That Put Woman in Afghanistan Warzones

Maryland Teen Describes Ingenuity Used to Save Family from Fire

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Jordan Harre, RLC take 1st at own Spring Invite

Jordan Harre, RLC take 1st at own Spring Invite

Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

 Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

Bryant's 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Bryant's 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

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Scoreboard Roundup - 4/21/15

NBA Playoffs – First Round: Cleveland Cavaliers 99 – Boston Celtics 91 (Cavaliers lead series, 2-0) Washington Wizards 117 – Toronto Raptors 106 ( ...

Hawks' Budenholzer Named NBA's Coach Of The Year

Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks was named the NBA’s Coach of the Year on Tuesday. Under his leade ...

Ravens & CB Jimmy Smith Agree to Contract Extension

The Baltimore Ravens and cornerback Jimmy Smith agreed to a four-year contract extension, the team announced ...

Patriots Nate Solder Reveals He Was Diagnosed with Cancer in 2014

New England Patriots tackle Nate Solder revealed that he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2014, a ...

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One Dead, 20 Sickened by Botulism After Church Potluck, Hospital Says

One person died and 20 others were sickened with botulism after attending a church potluck in Ohio, according to the hospital that treated the patients.All of the 2 ...

Trader Joe's Recalling Chicken Sausage Products That Could Contain Small Plastic Pieces

Trader Joe's is recalling certain batches of chicken sausage that the company says may contain small plastic ...

Australian Researchers Studying Whether Spider Venom Can Help Create New Painkillers

Researchers in Australia believe that elements of spider toxins could be used to create new painkilling drugs ...

Teens Attempt DIY Kylie Jenner Pout with Potentially Dangerous Results

Kylie Jenner's famously oversized pout is inspiring teens to pucker up for a new viral challenge -- with pote ...


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"X-Men" Icon Iceman Comes Out as Gay

  An X-Men legend has come out of the closet. In the All-New X-Men #40, set to debut in stores and online Wednesday, Iceman says he's gay.In a statement to ABC ...

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin Officially File for Divorce

Gwyneth Paltrow officially filed for divorce from Chris Martin in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon after more ...

"Bachelorette" Sneak Peek: What to Expect from New Season

The Bachelorette is back. Well, almost.In a preview for the new season, which premieres on May 18, Britt Nils ...

“Dancing with the Stars” Celebrates Spring Break Monday Night

sober spring break fun. He warns, "[D]efinitely no drinking allowed on stage. No, darling, that would be strictl ...

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