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South Central School Board Finds Itself $400,000 in Red Due to Lack of State Payments

The South Central School District amended budget will show still $400,000 in the red as state payments didn't come in once again for transportation or Capital Development Board projects.

Illinois House Democrats Defy Governor, Push Own Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Democratic-led Illinois House passed a budget for next year in defiance of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's wish for pro-business legislation he wants.

Lawmakers Pass Plan Limiting Mentally Ill From Owning Guns

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers have approved a measure designed to prevent people with mental disabilities from owning guns.

Illinois Lawmakers Approve Expansion of Adoption Information

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A measure that would give Illinois adoptees more information about why they were adopted is heading to the governor's desk.

Illinois Supreme Court to Review Hospital Taxation Issue

Rauner Board Asked Builders to Lobby Lawmakers

Illinois Service Providers Accelerate State Payment Lawsuit

Two Face New Charges in Marion County Court

Police Beat for May 25, 2016

Illinois House Fails to Override Veto of Union Bill

Elections Board Addressing Automatic Registration Concerns

Bond Set at $50,000 for Centralia Man Who Struck Paramedic

North Wamac Highlight Summer Projects

McCarter Proposes a No Tax Increase Budget

Two Injured in Selmaville Road Wreck Southwest of Salem

Salem Woman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison on Multiple Charges

South Central High School Honor/High Honor Roll

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

Illinois: Publicly Owned Resort Should Be Demolished

One Receives Minor Injury in Downtown Salem Wreck

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Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Identified and Charged

A man who allegedly shot at passing cars while driving the wrong way on a highway -- leaving a trail of havoc, including a vehicle that caught fire -- was arrested and charged Wednesday, according to police.The suspect was identified as 36-year-old James David Walker of San Tan Valley in Phoenix, according to Departme ...

Study Looks at Veterans Most at Risk for Suicide Attempts

Suicide remains a substantial problem among veterans with rising rates in the past decade and higher rates than the general population, according to researchers.A new study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, looks at a large group of veterans and active service members ...

National Spelling Bee's Best Moments

This year, 285 precocious kids ages 6 to 15 will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the trophy and $40,000 in cash, among other prizes.The finals, airing Thursday on ESPN, have historically been a source of great entertainment and fierce orthographic competition. Here is a look back at some of the most b ...

Formerly Homeless Girl Graduates College While Caring for Brothers

Many people talk about beating the odds, but one awe-inspiring young woman from the Bronx has truly proven what it really means to come out on top with the weight of the world on one's shoulders.The road toward graduating cum laude on Tuesday with a bachelor's degree in English and a certificate in forensic science wa ...

States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Directive

Mysterious Letter Revives Interest in Man's 40-Year Disappearance

FBI Director Deplores 'Peculiar Indifference' to Rising US Murders

Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Taken into Custody

Severe Weather Sweeps Across Plains; Two Injured in Kansas

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Harre in 26th headed into second round of Men's Golf Nationals

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (May 25, 2016) - Rend Lake College sophomore Jordan Harre (Nashville) currently sits in an 11-way tie for 26th place at the National Junior College Athletic Association Men's Golf National tournament at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind. He finished round one yesterday two over par at 74.

Salem Heads To Mt Vernon For Regional Semifinals Today....SC Play In Sectionals

MT VERNON - The Salem Wildcats are back in action today as they take on the top-seeded hosts in the Mt Vernon 3A regional at 4pm this afternoon.

Softball Post Season Results/Schedule

The Class 3A regional semifinals began last night in prep softball.  

Yankees, Marlins & A's move to 5-1....Little League Results

Salem Youth Complex - In Little League Minors play yesterday at the Complex, 

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Steve Kerr Says Steph Curry's Struggles Are Not Injury Related

Golden State Warriors' coach Seve Kerr insisted once again that Stephen Curry's two-game slump is not because of Curry's injured right knee, according to ESPN.Curry ...

Vikings' Blair Walsh Putting 2015 Field Goal Miss Behind Him

After Wednesday's session of the Minnesots Vikings' organized team activities, kicker Blair Walsh told report ...

Bills GM Says He 'Used Poor Choice of Words' Regarding Game Safety

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley admitted in a statement he issued Wednesday that he "used a poor ch ...

Curry Says 'Series Isn't Over' After Falling Behind 3-1 to Thunder

Don't count them out just yet.Despite now trailing the Western Conference Finals 3-1 to the Oklahoma City Thu ...

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FDA Further Explains Food Labeling Term 'Evaporated Cane Juice'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a guidance for industry on Wednesday declaring that sweeteners obtained from sugar cane should not be listed on food ...

Lawmakers Put Healthy Kids On Display to Urge More Zika Funding

Senate Democrats brought out healthy children to talk urge more funding for the battle against the Zika virus ...

Surrogate Mom at Center of Legal Battle Speaks Out

Melissa Cook, a 48-year-old mother of four who made headlines when she refused to abort one of the triplets s ...

11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Creates and Directs Animated Film

An 11-year-old who beat stage 4 cancer -- including 18 rounds of chemotherapy and 28 days of radiation &ndash ...


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Gunshots at T.I. Concert in NYC; One Dead

A T.I. concert in New York City got violent on Wednesday night. Four people were shot at the Manhattan venue Irving Plaza, the site of the concert, at 10:15 p.m. ...

Gillian Anderson Tweets: "It's Bond. Jane Bond."

X-Files star Gillian Anderson sent fans into a tizzy, after she retweeted a poster o ...

Laverne Cox on North Carolina Bathroom Legislation: "The Public's Not Falling for It"

Laverne Cox, the groundbreaking transgender star of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, gets emotiona ...

"Beauty and the Beast" Live-Action Teaser-Trailer Sets Online Record

A lot of us clearly are looking forward to seeing that live-action remake of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. T ...

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