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Illinois State Museum Reopening Saturday

The Illinois State Museum in Springfield reopens Saturday. 

Governor on Next Step

Now that Illinois has a plan to get through the end of the calendar year, Governor Bruce Rauner says the next step is to negotiate a grand compromise between November and January. 

State Representative John Cavaletto Says Some Good Things Included in Stop Gap Budget

State Representative John Cavaletto says there are some good things in the stop gap budget signed by the Governor Thursday night, but a lot of other issues and problems were left unaddressed.   

Two Area Superintendents Calls State Budget 'Band Aid' That Didn't Solve Inequities

Both Sandoval School Superintendent Jennifer Garrison and Centralia High School Superintendent Chuck Lane are glad there is now a state budget in place for K-12 schools, but are disappointed there were no changes in the school aide formula.  

Kaskaskia College President Reacts to Budget

Fourth of July Celebrations and Fireworks Set Throughout the Weekend, If Weather Cooperates

Fourth of July Closures

Governor Signs Budget Bills Passed Earlier Thursday by Legislature

Rauner Signs Bill Extending Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois Legislature Passes Partial Budget

Effingham County village loses pharmacy, gains tele pharmacy

Education Leaders Rally for Equity Now in K-12 Budget

Illinois House Approves First Piece of Stopgap State Budget Deal

7 Arrested in 3 Search Warrants Executed in Mt. Vernon Drug Cases

Police Beat for Thursday, June 30th, 2016

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital receives 2016 QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare

Illinois lawmakers set to vote on stopgap spending deal

Attorneys due in court over Illinois redistricting lawsuit

Illinois unemployment agency expanding help for jobseekers

Dynegy plans to shutter 1 unit at Baldwin plant by October

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Denver Fighting to Take Back Downtown from 'Urban Travelers,' Violence

Right on the heels of an announcement by Denver officials to increase security downtown, a video has been making the rounds of a disturbing attack on the bustling 16th Street Mall, one of the city's most popular spots.In the video posted on social media, a shirtless man can be seen chasing people on the pedestrian mal ...

'Vile' Smelling Algae as Thick as 'Pea Soup' Clogs Up Florida's Waterways

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Martin and St. Lucie Counties due to a thick green algae bloom choking the area's waterways."I live on the water and I can’t even go out by back door. It smells vile," Chris Palas, who lives in Stuart, Florida, told ABC News Friday. "It is just horribl ...

Harbor Seal Pup Euthanized After Being Taken off Washington Beach

A harbor seal pup was recently euthanized by wildlife officials in Washington state after it was carried off a beach by a woman who mistakenly thought the seal had been abandoned, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration West Coast Marine Mammal Stranding Network.The incident happened this May ...

"Serial" Star's Lawyer: Syed Should Be Released on Bail

tomloel/iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) – The lawyer for "Serial" podcast star Adnan Syed who was granted a new trial on Thursday for his role in allegedly murdering his high school ex-girlfriend says his client is not a flight risk nor is he a danger to the community, saying he should be granted bail. In an intervi ...

Fourth of July Travel: What You Need To Know

Serial Star's Lawyer: Syed Should Be Released On Bail

New Baltimore PD Use of Force Policy Emphasizes 'Sanctity of Life'

Boy, 8, Medevaced from Royal Carribbean Ship After Pool Accident

Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Granted New Trial

Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship Forced to Turn Back After Pool Accident

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Salem Running Club To Begin

SCHS - The Salem Running Club will be starting up Wednesday, July 6th. 

Girls Soccer Camps to Be Held At Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Blue Angel Soccer Program will host two girl’s camps in July for junior high and high school students.

Tennis Camps to Be Held At Kaskaskia College July 25-26

Two tennis camps will be held at Kaskaskia College the July 25 & 26. 

Yanks & Reds Into Minor's Final

LITTLE LEAGUE COMPLEX - The finals are set in the Little League Minor's Tournament as the Hunter Law Yankees will take on the Edward Jones Reds in the Tuesday night title game after wins last night.  

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It's Time Again for Bobby Bonilla's Annual Mets Payday

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It's that time again. Bobby Bonilla receives his annual Mets payout Friday.Each year on July 1, from now until 2035, the former M ...

Report: Jeremy Lin, Brooklyn Nets Agree on Three-Year Deal

Point guard Jeremy Lin is reportedly coming back to New York.Sources tell ESPN the free agent met with the Br ...

Minor League Team Signs Two Women Players

The Sonoma Stompers have become the first professional baseball team since the 1950’s to have multiple ...

Scoreboard Roundup -- 6/30/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEKansas City 4, St. Loui ...

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What to Know Before Heading to the Beach this Summer

When you're frolicking around the beach this holiday weekend, there's only one thing on your mind: having fun.That's why ABC News has created a list of ways to stay ...

Meet Mosha, the Elephant with a Prosthetic Leg

Prosthetic limbs aren’t just for people. They can be for elephants, too.Mosha the elephant, a permanent ...

How to Stay Safe from Shark Attacks over Fourth of July Weekend

If you're heading to the beach for Fourth of July fun this weekend, remember to be mindful of sharks.Shark at ...

Your Body: What Is ThermiVa?

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorGynecologists, dermatologists and ...


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PTA Factions Go to War in New Trailer for "Bad Moms"

It's Christina Applegate versus Mila Kunis in the new trailer for Bad Moms.  The movie, written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the team who wrote T ...

Audio of Prince's Emergency Plane Landing Released

Six days before Prince's untimely passing, the legendary musician was on a flight that made an emergency lan ...

Anna Kendrick Says Fans Who Meet Her Expect Snarkiness

If you meet Anna Kendrick in the street, don't expect a warm and fuzzy reaction. "When I’m snarky with ...

Samuel L. Jackson Watched the Grass Grow on the "Tarzan" Set

If you check out The Legend of Tarzan over the weekend, you wouldn't be blamed for thinking the mov ...

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