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Irvington Grade School Honor and High Honor Roll

The Irvington Grade School has released their Honor and High Honor Roll.

Salem High School Names Lisa Stephenson As Teacher of the Year

The Salem High School Academic Foundation Teacher of the Year is Lisa Stephenson.   

Salem Grade School Board Issues Bonds for $2.5-Million Project

The Salem Grade School Board has passed a resolution to issue $2.5-million dollars in General Obligation Bonds to finance improvements this summer at Hawthorn and Franklin Park Schools.  Stifel, Nicolaus and Company was hired to complete the sale of the bonds. 

Centralia High School Superintendent Responds to Court Action Over Student Suspension

Centralia High School Superintendent Chuck Lane has broken his silence on the Marion County Court action taken to override a 10 day suspension to allow graduating senior Deven Toennies to walk in graduation and attend several other school events.

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

South Locust Street Water Line Replacement Project

Centralia High School Receives Donation From Alumni To Make Improvements to Cafetorium

Kaskaskia College Board Signs 2+2 Agreement in Early Childhood Education with SIUE

4th & 5th Grade PE Awards

Centralia High School Superintendent Responds to Court Action Over Student Suspension

Salem Grade School Board Issues Bonds for $2.5-Million Project

Fire Damages Large Two Story Home on North Broadway in Salem

Fire Destroys Royal Fiberglass Pools in Dix

Centralia High School Fails to Contest Restraining Order Over Student Suspension

Salem Man Hurt in Green Street Road Motorcycle Crash

Four Treated at Scene of Three Vehicle Crash At Entrance to Foundation Park

Candle Blamed for Starting Fire that Damages Living Room of Centralia Home

Updating Illinois IDs Won't Require More State Money

Lawyers Contribute to Congressional Campaign of Judge's Son

Prosecutors: Peterson Offered Inmate $10K to Kill Prosecutor

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Sophisticated Burglary of NYC Bank Is the Latest in Series of Heists by 'Pros,' Police Say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Thieves robbed a New York City bank over the weekend, apparently by cutting a wide hole in the roof, police said, noting that the sophisticated heist at the Maspeth Federal Savings branch in Rego Park, Queens, is the tenth of its kind across New York City.A bank employee first saw th ...

Woman Who Was Arrested for Letting 11-Year-Old Son Drive Golf Cart Speaks Out

Scott Mall(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A North Carolina mother of two who was charged with child abuse last year after letting her 11-year-old son drive a golf cart during a family vacation is now sharing her story publicly.Julie and Scott Mall were watching a sunset on exclusive Bald Head Island off the coast of North Ca ...

George Zimmerman Explains Why He Sold Pistol That Killed Trayvon Martin

Amid a storm of outrage and criticism, George Zimmerman on Monday explained publicly for the first time why he auctioned off the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin during an altercation in 2012.The former neighborhood-watch volunteer, who was acquitted of second-degree murder in July of 2013, ...

Two Plane Crashes Within Two Hours Kill Five in Hawaii

In separate incidents, two planes crashed in Hawaii Monday morning, authorities said.The first crash, which occurred at 9:30 a.m. local time, killed all five adults on-board the Cessna 182H taking off for a skydiving trip, going down shortly after departure from Port Allen Airport on the island of Kauai, according to ...

Muslim Kids Read Letters Sent From Japanese Internment Camps and It's Eerily Resonant

Marine Dad Surprises Son by Celebrating Each Holiday Early Before Deployment

Two Plane Crashes Within 2 Hours Kill 5 in Hawaii

TSA Security Head Removed from Post

Georgia Man Gets Death Penalty Case Tossed 30 Years Later

FBI Probes Donations to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's Campaign

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10U Wildcats Win Olney Tournament

The Salem 10U went 4-0 over the weekend finishing up with a walk-off extra-inning championship win over Highland, Indiana at the Olney Tournament.

Wildcats Eliminate Orphans, Advance To Regional Semifinal...Post Season Results

SALEM - It was an all-around effort that Salem used to carry them to a 4-1 win over a much improved Centralia Orphans team.

Salem's Softball Season Ends At Olney....Post Season Results

OLNEY - The Salem Lady Wildcats season came to an end with their 3-2 walk-off loss to Olney in the 3A Regional opener.  Olney advances to take on Marion today at 4:30 at KC while Benton and the host Annies playing at the same time at Rotary Park.  

Salem Little League Results From Monday

SALEM YOUTH COMPLEX - In Little League Major's play last night, 

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Tony Gwynn's Family Hits Tobacco Industry with Wrongful Death Suit

Tony Gwynn's family is reportedly suing the tobacco industry over the baseball Hall of Famer's death.The New York Times reports Gwynn's son Tony Gwynn Jr., widow Al ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 5/22/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESeattle 5, Cincinnati 4 ...

Raptors knot things up against Cavs

     TORONTO (AP)-The Toronto Raptors are alive and well in the NBA playoffs.

Sharks taking 3-2 series lead back to San Jose

     ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 in the Western Conferenc ...

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Vet Student Finds Tick on Sick Dog One Minute Before He Was Due to Be Euthanized

he told me it was just one little thing, one slide, and they mentioned it, and [that] it was rare, and that was it. He had never seen a case before in his career."Al said ...

Bullet Removed from Man's Head After Nearly 17 Years

WPVI-TV(WILMINGTON, Del.) — Nearly 17 years after being shot in the face, Dwayne Adams is finally free o ...

VA Secretary Under Fire Comparing Veteran Wait Times to Amusement Park

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald on Monday likened the significance of measuring the amo ...

Just 5% of Terminally-Ill Cancer Patients Fully Understand Prognosis, Study Finds

Just a fraction of terminally-ill cancer patients fully understood their prognosis according to a new small s ...


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Today Marks 25th Anniversary of "Thelma & Louise"

Twenty-five years ago, Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis were on the run. Their classic film Thelma & Louise was released May 24, 1991. It follows the journey of ...

Anne Hathaway Proud to Be in New "Alice" Movie with "Fortified Yumminess"

There was a lot of love for the ladies Monday night at the Hollywood premiere for the new movie Alice Through ...

"The Bachelorette": JoJo Meets Her Suitors -- and a Surprise Visitor

JoJo Fletcher’s first night as “The Bachelorette” on Monday night was filled with men, alco ...

"The Voice": The Finalists Perform Three Times

The season-10 finale of The Voice began Monday night with the remaining four artists taking the stage in ho ...

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