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Marion County Sheriff 'Not Ready' to Leave Department, Seeks Old Job

Marion County Sheriff 'Not Ready' to Leave Department, Seeks Old Job

Marion County Sheriff Jerry DeVore isn't ready to leave the sheriff's department.  

Local Teacher Sends Gifts Off to the Troops for 10th Year

400 care packages will find their way into the hands of American soldiers at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan this year, thanks to the efforts of a Salem Teacher and his ministry group.

Slippery Roads Causing Problems Throughout South Central Illinois

A blast of winter weather has fouled up travel conditions on the busiest travel day of the year.

Bryan Bennett Library Holding Several Christmas Events

Salem's Bryan Bennett Library is pulling out all the stops this Holiday Season to make it a memorable one. 

Hunters Took Home Fewer Deer This Year After First Deer Hunting Weekend

Max Dye Celebrates 50 Years

Three Headed to Prison After Marion County Court Actions

Police Beat for Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Unemployment Numbers Up Slightly, Still Lower Overall From Last Year

Illinois AG Files Notice of Appeal in Pension Case

Harvest Just About Done in Illinois

Bill Henson Appointed to Vacant County Board Spot

Centralia Sends Students to Springfield in Support of SB16

Bluford Grocery Store Damaged in Early Morning Fire

Stay Safe On Years Busiest Travel Day

Black Friday Shopping Sales Expected to Rise in 2014

Marion County Board Approves Tentative Budget

Holiday Trash Pickup

Five Hurt in Centralia Wreck

Sarah Boyles, Local Comedienne, Files Nominating Petitions for Salem Mayoral Election

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Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

Wednesday's winter storm has left almost 400,000 customers without power in the northeast. Public Service Company of New Hampshire spokesman Martin Murray says, "The reason that this has occurred is we really had wet, heavy snow, that's fallen on evergreen trees and there hasn't been a lot of wind to push that snow of ...

Couple Who Has Fostered 92 Children Fights to Adopt Child in Africa

Jessica and Jason Neal are like any loving parents figuring out how to care for their large family, but what sets them apart is they believe they always have room for one more. “We have two biological children, we have adopted six, we’ve done foster care for 92 kids and we are waiting to adopt one from ...

Boy Scout Tops Dad’s Total, Earns Most Merit Badges

Josh McCoy has earned a whopping number of Boy Scout merit badges. It took him three years but in November, the 14-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, collected his 135th merit badge, the most a scout can currently get. McCoy, a member of Troop 1145, said his motivation was a bit personal — his father, T ...

Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'

The family of slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is hurt and "taken aback" by Officer Darren Wilson's statement that he has a "clean conscience" and couldn't have done it any differently.Brown's parents appeared in New York with the Rev. Al Sharpton and the families of other African Americans who were killed by pol ...

Why This NFL Player's Post on Ferguson Has Gone Viral

Ferguson Grand Jury Documents Rife with Inconsistencies, Says AP

Video of Police Shooting Cleveland Boy with Toy Gun Is Released

The Most Popular, Non-Turkey Thanksgiving Dishes, by State

Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot

Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers

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KC Men Fall To Wabash Valley In Overtime

KC men and women drop games to Wabash value.

Sandoval and Patoka Win at Mulberry Grove Tournament

Sandoval beats Odin in triple overtime.  Patoka picks up win against Mulberry Grove. South Central wins its opener.

High School Girls Basketball: Sandoval and Centralia Win

Sandoval beats Marrissa.  Centralia takes Marion.

Junior High Basketball Round-Up: Central City Wins St. Theresa Tournament

Central City beats Odin for St. Theresa Title.  Selmaville and Franklin Park pick up wins in boys basketball.  Sandoval wins in Junior High action.

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Scoreboard Roundup - 11/26/14

Top 25 College Basketball:  (2) Wisconsin 72 (5-0) - UAB 43 (2-3) (3) Arizona 61 (6-0) - (15) San Diego State 59 (5-1)  (4) Duke 93 (6-0) - Furman 54 (1-3 ...

Jets Name Geno Smith Starter for Monday's Game Against Dolphins

After losing his starting spot to Michael Vick Week 9, Geno Smith has gotten his old job back. The New York J ...

ESPN: Pats Extend Captain Matthew Slater Through 2016

The New England Patriots extended the contract of special teams' specialist Matthew Slater through the 2016 s ...

Cowboys' Jerry Jones Confident Against Eagles

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident in his team headed into their Thanksgiving Day showdown with th ...

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US Adult Smoking Rate Falls to 18 Percent

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says smoking rates are down again. For the first time, the number of American adults who smoke has dipped below 18 pe ...

The Fire-Safety Tips You Should Be Keeping in Mind This Thanksgiving

The kitchen is where the holiday meal magic happens, but it can also be a danger zone, especially on Thanksgi ...

Why Your Older Brother Still Gives You Noogies on Thanksgiving

It’s only natural for adults to slip back into their childhood personas when they get together with fam ...

Why the Thanksgiving Turkey Isn't What It Used to Be

The turkeys the pilgrims probably encountered when they stepped off the boat were of the wild variety. They w ...


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One Direction Album Debuts at Number 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

One Direction just did something no music act has ever done before-- had their first four albums debut at number one. The boy band's new album, Four, has debuted at ...

Proof Even Jennifer Aniston's Friends Have No Idea When Her Wedding Is

Jennifer Aniston said even her friends get fooled by all the rumors that the actress and fiance Justin Therou ...

Lea Thompson Reflects on "Back to the Future" 30 Years Later

It's been almost 30 years since Back to the Future hit theaters in 1985, but the movie starring Michael J. F ...

"Dancing With the Stars" Host Tom Bergeron on How Julianne Hough Did First Time as Judge

There was a lot of talk surrounding former Dancing With the Stars pro Julianne Hough when it was announced ...

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