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Kaskaskia College President Reacts to Budget

Kaskaskia College President Dr. Penny Quinn hasn't seen a break down of numbers for Kaskaskia College yet, but says the stop gap budget contains $114-million for community colleges and $23-million for the Department of Corrections to pay for education programs delivered by the college at the prison before the programs ...

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

There will be plenty of celebrations and Fireworks displays to celebrate our Nations birthday over the coming weekend.  

Fourth of July Closures

Most government offices are closed Monday for the 4th of July holiday, including area courthouses and Salem and Centralia City Halls.  

Governor Signs Budget Bills Passed Earlier Thursday by Legislature

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) -  Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that ensures public schools stay open for a year and provides colleges and social services programs money for six months. 

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

Kaskaskia College Carpentry Occupations Program Holds Advisory Board Meeting

One Pleads Guilty to a Felony Drug Charge; Another Faces New Felony

Police Beat for Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Newly Installed Fire Alarm System Believed to Have Started House Fire in Centralia

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"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

If you’re like most Americans, you’re headed for a weekend full of barbecues and fireworks.But prior to the fun in the sun kicks off, inevitably, comes the hassle of travel.Millions of Americans will be taking to the sky this weekend.Airlines have nearly 11 million seats for the four-day Independence Day w ...

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 ...

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

the first update in more than a decade and coming in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.This is the first time the BPD's use of force policy has been updated since 2003, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The updated use of force policy announcement comes during the Departm ...

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

Family of Montana Man Killed in Grizzly Bear Attack Speaks Out

Researchers Catch an 11-Foot, 7-Inch Tiger Shark While Fishing in North Carolina

Travel Security Heightened for 4th of July

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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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Minor League Team Signs Two Women Players

The Sonoma Stompers have become the first professional baseball team since the 1950’s to have multiple women players on its roster.The team announced the sign ...

Scoreboard Roundup -- 6/30/16

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

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Looking to Cement Chase Chances with Win at Daytona

Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.Speaking at Daytona on Thursday, where rain ...

Indians match club record streak

     UNDATED (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have tied the longest winning streak in team history.

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Get Crazy with Corn on the Cob This Holiday Weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — What’s a Fourth of July cookout without corn on the cob?When butter, salt and pepper simply aren’t enough, try these ...

Man Calls 911 Thinking He Was in Plane Crash, But 'It Was All Just a Dream' Possibly Caused by Medication

  A 75-year-old man from Renton, Washington, recently called 911 claiming he was in a small plane crash, ...

Growing Number of US Clinics Marketing Unproven Stem Cell Treatments, Study Finds

  Stem cells represent for some the promise of a cure from disease or relief from chronic pain conditions ...

What Your Job Says About Your Suicide Risk

  When it comes to jobs that are detrimental to your health, experts often refer to the three Ds -- dirty ...


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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 movie was shot on location in Africa.  But you'd be w ...

"The Legend of Tarzan," "The BFG," "The Purge: Election Year" Open Today

Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: * The Legend of Tarzan -- Alexander ...

Review: “The Purge: Election Year” (R)

The Purge movies are great business. The first two, combined, cost 12 million dollars to make and went on to ...

Review: “The Legend of Tarzan” (PG-13)

Look, Warner Brothers has given us a gift! It’s called The Legend of Tarzan, and it’s got all sor ...

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