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South Central School Board Finds Itself $400,000 in Red Due to Lack of State Payments

The South Central School District amended budget will show still $400,000 in the red as state payments didn't come in once again for transportation or Capital Development Board projects.

Illinois House Democrats Defy Governor, Push Own Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Democratic-led Illinois House passed a budget for next year in defiance of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's wish for pro-business legislation he wants.

Lawmakers Pass Plan Limiting Mentally Ill From Owning Guns

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers have approved a measure designed to prevent people with mental disabilities from owning guns.

Illinois Lawmakers Approve Expansion of Adoption Information

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A measure that would give Illinois adoptees more information about why they were adopted is heading to the governor's desk.

Illinois Supreme Court to Review Hospital Taxation Issue

Rauner Board Asked Builders to Lobby Lawmakers

Illinois Service Providers Accelerate State Payment Lawsuit

Two Face New Charges in Marion County Court

Police Beat for May 25, 2016

Illinois House Fails to Override Veto of Union Bill

Elections Board Addressing Automatic Registration Concerns

Bond Set at $50,000 for Centralia Man Who Struck Paramedic

North Wamac Highlight Summer Projects

McCarter Proposes a No Tax Increase Budget

Two Injured in Selmaville Road Wreck Southwest of Salem

Salem Woman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison on Multiple Charges

South Central High School Honor/High Honor Roll

Centralia City Council Hears More Complaints on Low Flying Planes from Airport

Illinois: Publicly Owned Resort Should Be Demolished

One Receives Minor Injury in Downtown Salem Wreck

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Meet Akash, the Scripps National Spelling Bee's Youngest Contestant

and the first first-grader -- ever to reach the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but he was in it to win it."I knew all the words they gave, not just to me but to every speller," Akash said Wednesday after his first appearance on the big stage. "My goal actually is to get to the finals." This year, the 6-year-old joined ...

One Dead, Three Injured After Shooting at NYC Venue Where T.I. Scheduled to Perform

one fatally -- at New York City's Webster Hall Wednesday night, prior to rapper T.I. taking the stage, NYPD have confirmed.The gunfire erupted at 10:15 p.m. inside Irving Plaza, located just east of Manhattan's Union Square. T.I. was inside the venue but he was not performing. There were two performers on the stage at ...

Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Identified and Charged

A man who allegedly shot at passing cars while driving the wrong way on a highway -- leaving a trail of havoc, including a vehicle that caught fire -- was arrested and charged Wednesday, according to police.The suspect was identified as 36-year-old James David Walker of San Tan Valley in Phoenix, according to Departme ...

Study Looks at Veterans Most at Risk for Suicide Attempts

Suicide remains a substantial problem among veterans with rising rates in the past decade and higher rates than the general population, according to researchers.A new study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, looks at a large group of veterans and active service members ...

National Spelling Bee's Best Moments

Formerly Homeless Girl Graduates College While Caring for Brothers

States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Directive

Mysterious Letter Revives Interest in Man's 40-Year Disappearance

FBI Director Deplores 'Peculiar Indifference' to Rising US Murders

Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

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Softball Post Season Continues

The IHSA softball post-season continued on Wednesday and the hopes are that the weather allows play to continue today at various sites.

Race Tightens In Little League Minors

SALEM YOUTH COMPLEX - It's the halfway point of the Salem Little League Minor's season and the race for first is as tight as it can get with three teams jockeying for post-season position.

Sharks head to 1st Cup final after 5-2 win over Blues

     SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Captain Joe Pavelski scored an early goal, Joel Ward added two of his own and the San Jose Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Blues 5-2 Wednesday night in Game 6 of the Western Conference final.

Arrieta moves to 9-0 and Cubs edge Cardinals 9-8

     ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jake Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 Wednesday.

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Cavaliers hammer Raptors

     CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers have bounced back from a pair of losses in Toronto to post a lopsided win over the Raptors.

Sharks finally in finals

     SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - It's a new adventure for the San Jose Sharks and their fans, and t ...

Bradley gets streaking

     UNDATED (AP) - It's another hit for Jackie Bradley, Jr., and another win for the Boston Re ...

Yanks win Copa tuneup

     FRISCO, Texas (AP) - The United States was a winner in its next-to-last tuneup before host ...

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FDA Advises Against 'Evaporated Cane Juice' Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a guidance for industry on Wednesday declaring that sweeteners obtained from sugar cane should not be listed on food ...

FDA Further Explains Food Labeling Term 'Evaporated Cane Juice'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a guidance for industry on Wednesday declaring that sweeteners ...

Lawmakers Put Healthy Kids On Display to Urge More Zika Funding

Senate Democrats brought out healthy children to talk urge more funding for the battle against the Zika virus ...

Surrogate Mom at Center of Legal Battle Speaks Out

Melissa Cook, a 48-year-old mother of four who made headlines when she refused to abort one of the triplets s ...


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Updated: Gunshots at T.I. Concert in NYC; One Dead, Three Injured

A concert by rapper T.I. in New York City got violent on Wednesday night, resulting in one person's death and injuring three others. Four people were shot at the M ...

Report: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Split

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's marriage is reportedly over. The actress filed for divorce earlier this week, T ...

Jennifer Aniston's Mother, Nancy Dow, Has Died

Jennifer Aniston is mourning the loss of her mother, Nancy Dow. The actress told People magazine in a stateme ...

Gunshots at T.I. Concert in NYC; One Dead

A concert by rapper T.I. in New York City got violent Wednesday night. Four people were shot at the Manhatta ...

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