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IDNR Funding Available to Seal Abandoned Oil Wells

Have an abandoned oil or gas well on your property? The Illinois Department of Natural resources is now accepting applications for a program that will help property owners secure funding assistance to plug abandoned oil and gas wells.

Deadline for Applefest Vendors Approaching

The Salem Chamber of Commerce is reminding those interested that the deadline to apply for a vendors table at the Salem Applefest is August 31st.

Central City Schools Tentative Budget in the Black for First Time in Five Years

Central City Grade School Superintendent Tim Branon was please to report to the board of education on Tuesday that for the first time in five years, the district is set to end the 2014-2015 school year with a positive balance in the schools fund.

Governor Signs New Regulations To Prevent Concussions

(Oak Park, IL)  --  Governor Pat Quinn signed new legislation that's designed to reduce and prevent concussions among high school athletes. The governor says schools need to take the dangers of concussions seriously. 

Quinn Says Illinois Economy Is Strong, Despite BLS Numbers

Fight in Salem Township Hospital Emergency Room Results in Additional Charges for Salem Woman

Police Beat for Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Centralia Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Sandoval Board Talks Dog Catching, Trucks, New Police Officer

Blood Drive Today in Honor of Double Lung Transplant Recipient Nicole Jenkins

Kaskaskia College TRiO Program Aims to Help Students Overcome Barriers

Cardboard Boat Races Held

Police: St. Louis Officers Kill Knife-Wielding Man

Regional Coalition to Stop the Closure of Murray Center Meets in Centralia

Salem City Council Moves Forward on Broughton Road Study

South Central Planning Commission Executive Director Resigns

Salem Grade School Budget Will Need Cash Reserves to Balance Budget

Selmaville School Board Adopts 'Bring Your Own Device' Policy

Mobile Home in Prairieview Resort Heavily Damaged by Fire

Marion County Mobile Home Tax Bills Due Wednesday

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WATCH: Dramatic Video Shows Fatal St. Louis Police Shooting

Police in St. Louis released video showing officers shooting and killing a man -- a shooting that occurred only 10 days after an officer in nearby Ferguson fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown.Police said the man in Tuesday’s shooting, identified as Kajieme Powell, had a knife. Cell phone video of the inciden ...

'A Very Good Night' in Ferguson as Peace Preserved

Peaceful protests and community activism replaced violent clashes in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, overnight, with only six arrests reported, police said.Unrest has ruled in the St. Louis suburb since the Aug. 9 police shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, speakin ...

Girlfriend at Center of Florida Love Triangle Never Thought Killer Ex Capable of Murder

  The ex-girlfriend of Pedro Bravo, the Florida college student who was found guilty last week of killing her new love in the so-called Gainesville Love Triangle trial, said she never thought the smart, charismatic student she once dated was capable of murder.“He kind of tricked us all, thinking, you know, t ...

Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Threatening Protester in Ferguson

The Saint Louis County Police Department announced on Wednesday that a St. Ann Police Officer was suspended indefinitely after a video circulated showing him threatening peaceful protesters on Tuesday night.The SLCPD said in a press release that the officer was seen pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at a peacefu ...

Middle Schooler Critical After Lightning Strike at Football Practice

Does Cool Summer Signal Another Cold and Snowy Winter?

James Foley's Parents Recall Son's 'Big Heart'

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults, Children Amid Strife

Ferguson Cop Had 'Serious Facial Injury,' Source Tells ABC News

Grand Jury Could Decide on Ferguson Shooting in October

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Bobcats Now 3-0...Odin Defeats Rome Behind Roberts Big Game

Bobcats Now 3-0...Odin Defeats Rome Behind Roberts Big Game

Salem Lady Cats Get Season Going Today

Salem Lady Cats Get Season Going Today

Men's Softball Tournament Down To Finals

Men's Softball Tournament Down To Finals

Lunt Named Starting QB

Lunt Named Starting QB 

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Derrick Rose Scratched from U.S. Exhibition Game

Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose was scratched from Team U.S.A.'s 105-62 exhibition game victory over the Dominican Republic Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. R ...

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

Nine straight for the Nats...Angels win game but lose Richards to knee injury

Nine straight for the Nats...Angels win game but lose Richards to knee injury

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Americans with Ebola Will Be Released from Hospital

Two Americans who contracted Ebola will be released today from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, ABC News has learned.Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, contracted the deadl ...

American Doctor with Ebola Will Be Released from Hospital

An American doctor who contracted Ebola will be released today from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, ABC ...

WHO Provides Ebola Update, Notes More Than 200 New Cases in West Africa

The World Health Organization provided another update on the spread of the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak on We ...

ALS Association Says Ice Bucket Challenge Helped Raise Largest Day of Donations Ever

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association said on Wednesday that donations from the ALS Ice Bucket Challe ...


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Movie Review: “When the Game Stands Tall” (Rated PG)

When the Game Stands Tall takes on the story of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur.   Played here by Jim Caviezel, Ladoceur’s a deeply religious ...

Taylor Swift Says Twerking Is 'Mind-Blowing to Me...It's So Above My Comprehension'

Taylor Swift's a pretty smart woman, and she seems to be able to do everything -- write, sing, play instrumen ...

Joe Manganiello Won't Apologize for Checking Out Sofia Vergara

Joe Manganiello is not sorry for checking out Sofia Vergara's assets at the White House correspondents dinner ...

Jennifer Hudson to Perform on Stand Up to Cancer Charity Telecast

Jennifer Hudson has signed on to perform on the upcoming fourth edition of the fundraising telecast Stand Up ...

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