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Morgan Belcher of Vernon Crowned 2014 Marion County Fair Queen

Morgan Belcher of Vernon Crowned 2014 Marion County Fair Queen

Marion County has a new 2014 County Fair Queen, and it's Morgan Belcher of Vernon.

St. Peter Trick Horse Rider Returns Home For C-Bar Rodeo at Fair Wednesday Night

A trick horse rider who got her start at an early age in local rodeos is returning home Wednesday night for a performance with the C-Bar Rodeo at the Marion County Fair.  

Salem Fire Department Get Signal Changing Equipment

The Salem Fire Protection District will now have an easier time making it through the Main and Broadway intersection downtown when headed to emergency calls.  

Salem Has Interim Police Chief

Sergeant Susan Miller will hold the position until a new chief is hired to replace retired Police Chief Ron Campo who left the position as of four Monday afternoon.  

Route 161 Improvements Near I-57 Coming Soon

4H Show Winners Announced

West Nile Shows Up in Ashley Mosquito Sample

Rural Pana Man Killed After Firing on State Police SWAT Team

Movement of Residents From Murray Center Remains on Hold, Despite Court Ruling

Salem Woman Wins Second 4H Showmanship Award

Marion County Fair Queen Pageant Preview

Youth May Be Charged for Throwing Cup at Police Car

Salem Police Resolve Bradley's Burglar

Centralia to Set Speed Limits, Poker Run Rules

Marion County 4-H Livestock Shows Held At Fairgrounds

One Injured As Fire Destroys Junction City Home

Illinois Prison Guard Suffers Concussion in Attack

Fast Food Workers Vow Civil Disobedience

Centralia Man Faces Obstructing Justice Charge

Cahokia Mounds Excavators Make Interesting Find

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Investigator to Interview Bowe Bergdahl on 2009 Disappearance Next Week

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s attorney tells ABC News that he expects his client will be interviewed next week by Maj. General Kenneth Dahl, the two star general investigating his 2009 disappearance. Military attorney Eugene Fidell says it’s his “assumption” that Bergdahl will be interviewed by Dah ...

Jesse Ventura Wins Lawsuit Against Estate of Slain Navy SEAL

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was awarded $1.845 million in damages after a jury determined that he was defamed in a book by the late Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.Kyle, who was murdered in 2013, wrote in his book, American Sniper, that he once punched out a man identified as "Mr. Scruff Face" because he badmo ...

Woman Pledges to Go Vegan So PETA Will Pay Her Water Bill

As thousands of Detroit residents struggle without water, one woman is reaching out to an unlikely source to help pay for her overdue bill: PETA.The catch? Leslie Turner will have to go vegan for thirty days as part of a deal she struck with the animal rights group."I heard about it on the radio," said Turner, a 46-ye ...

Pilot Who Crashed on Florida Beach 'Never Saw' Victims Below

The pilot whose plane crashed-landed on a Florida beach Sunday, killing a man and his daughter who were walking along the shore, "never saw them" during his frantic efforts to land the stalled single-engine plane, according to his statement released Tuesday. "It was only after I landed and we exited the plane that ...

LA Water Main Break Floods Parts of UCLA Campus

Tennessee Tornado Helps Bust Neighborly Thief, Police Charge

Another Plane Lands on a Florida Beach

Two Women Survive After Being Run Down by Freight Train

California Teen Calls 911 from Closet as Burglars Break Into Home

Bail for Abigail Hernandez's Alleged Kidnapper Set at $1 Million

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Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4

Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4

Gyorko, Ross lead Padres to 3-1 win vs Cardinals

Gyorko, Ross lead Padres to 3-1 win vs Cardinals

Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings, 4-3

Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings, 4-3

Cubs put RHP Ramirez on 15-day DL

Cubs put RHP Ramirez on 15-day DL

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Cardinals Reward Cornerback Patrick Peterson with Five-Year Extension

Defensive playmakers are becoming a premium in the NFL and the Cardinals are taking care of their own as they've rewarded cornerback Patrick Peterson with a five-ye ...

Dodgers Announcer Vin Scully Will Return in 2015

One of legendary voices in all of sports is coming back as the Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Tuesday night ...

Next Season Likely the Last for Lakers' Steve Nash

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will suit up for his 19th NBA season in 2014-2015, and according to ...

A's rally as Angels fall

A's rally as Angels fall

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Hungry People Feel More Entitled at Work, Study Finds

You don’t necessarily have to be brought up spoiled to have a sense of entitlement. Instead, all it might take is skipping a meal.After a series of experiment ...

Radio Voices Are Born Not Made

Say, with a voice like that, you ought to be on the radio. If you’ve been told that, you can thank cert ...

The Hard Lives of Organ Transplant Doctors

Organ transplant surgeons usually deal in life-and-death situations. With so much riding on the outcome of th ...

Moderate Running Can Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

A new study finds a little bit of activity goes a long way in promoting good health. From weekend joggers to ...


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Richard Belzer's Brother Dead of Apparent Suicide

Leonard Belzer, the brother of comic and longtime Law & Order: SVU actor Richard Belzer, died of an apparent suicide Wednesday morning in New York City.Belzer, ...

Penn and Teller Debut New Magic Competition Series

Magicians Penn and Teller debut a new reality competition series Wednesday night on The CW that features aspi ...

"Sharknado 2: The Second One" Premieres on Syfy

The shark storm is back! Sharknado 2: The Second One premieres Wednesday night on the Syfy channel. Ian Zieri ...

Reports: Orlando Bloom Gets in Scuffle with Justin Bieber

Apparent bad blood between Justin Bieber and Lord of the Rings star Orlando Bloom boiled over at a restaurant ...

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