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Odin School District Makes Cuts in Staff and Offerings

The Odin School District is looking at teacher and program reductions because of a $120,000 loss of money that had been available through the consolidation grant.  

All Area Counties See Decline in Unemployment in February

Unemployment is down for all area counties from January and a year ago.  

Police Beat for March 31, 2015

Centralia man arrested for domestic battery.  Another is arrested for criminal damage to property.  Three arrested on outstanding warrants.

Judge Rules Ernie Banks Will Is Valid

CHICAGO (AP) - A Cook County judge has determined the will Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks signed that gives all of his assets to his caretaker is valid.

Ex-Carbondale Pastor Gets 6 Years in Prison on Theft Charges

Illinois Joins Campaign to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Madigan Announces Illinois Anti-Sexual Assault Effort

Monsanto Donates $4M to Effort to Save Monarch Butterflies

Salem Township Hospital President Outlines Future Plans

Flora Woman Dies When Jumping From Moving Vehicle

Truck Flips Over on Its Side Blocking Northbound I-57 near Kinmundy

Salem Home Damaged By Early Sunday Night Fire

Salem Leaf Vac to Operate Two Weeks This Spring

Edgewood Man Gets 15-Year Prison Term on Meth Charges

More Details Reached on Car Vs. House Crash South East of Centralia

Bustos Says She Won't Run for Senate, Praises Duckworth

Cook County, Chicago Officials Oppose 'Right to Work' Zones

Aunt of Men Accused in Terror Plot: They're 'Not Monsters'

Illinois Governor to Push for Federal Spy Agency Relocation

Bradley University Officials Report Malware Computers Breach

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Suspect in Custody After Fort Hood Officials Receive Verbal Threat

Officials at Fort Hood in Texas say they responded to a verbal threat from a soldier on Wednesday afternoon.A statement from the Fort Hood Public Affairs Office on Wednesday said that officials received a call at about 1:30 p.m. local time about a verbal threat issued by a soldier. "Directorate of Emergency Services o ...

Investigation Underway After Noose Found on Duke University Campus

An investigation is underway on the campus of Duke University after a noose was found hung on the Bryan Center plaza, where the office of the Vice President of Student Affiars, among other offices, are located.Larry Moneta, Vice President of Student Affairs, addressed Duke students in a letter sent out on Wednesday, d ...

Getty Heir Had 'Several Health Issues' at Time of Death, Police Say

Andrew Getty, the grandson of oil billionaire J. Paul Getty, was suffering from several undisclosed health issues at the time of his death, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday."At this time, it appears as though he died of natural causes but the coroner will obviously make that determination in their final report," De ...

UVA Student Newspaper Apologizes for April Fools Day Article Satirizing Martese Johnson Incident

The managing board of the Cavalier Daily, the campus newspaper at the University of Virginia, apologized on Wednesday for an ill-advised April Fool's Day joke that poked fun at a recent incident in which Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents allegedly injured a student, Martese Johnson, while arresting him.The ...

Calif. Governor Announces New Water Restrictions as Drought Worsens

NYPD Cop Who Berated Uber Driver Is Under Internal Review

NC Teen Writes Rejection Letter to Duke University's Rejection Letter

Gary Dahl, Inventor of the Pet Rock, Dead at 78

Total Lunar Eclipse Will Be Shortest in a Century

Andrew Getty, Grandson of J. Paul Getty, Found Dead at Home

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Fujikawa Fails to Get Any Outs as Rangers Lose to Cubs 15-10

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Kyuji Fujikawa failed to retire any of the five batters he faced in an eight-run ninth inning as a Texas Rangers' split squad lost to the Chicago Cubs 15-10 Tuesday.

Cards Fall to Miami 3-2

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched into the seventh inning in St. Louis' 3-2 loss to Miami on Tuesday, and manager Mike Matheny said the ace right-hander will start for the Cardinals on opening night against the Cubs.

Grichuk, Kozma to Fill Final Cardinals Bench Spots

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Infielder Pete Kozma and outfielder Randall Grichuk will fill the Cardinals' final two bench spots on St. Louis' opening-day roster.

HS Sports Round-Up: Salem and South Central Win in Baseball, Odin in Softball

Salem tops Effingham St. Anthony and South Central tops Altamont in baseball, while Odin beat Dieterich in softball.  

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Bengals Agree to New Contract With WR/KR Brandon Tate

The Cincinnati Bengals agreed to a new deal with wide receiver and kick returner Brandon Tate on Wednesday. His previous contract expired on March 10. “Brando ...

St. John's Introduces Chris Mullin as Head Coach

St. John’s University introduced Chris Mullin as their new men’s head basketball coach on Wednesd ...

Alex Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal

Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season on Tuesday night in the team's 4-2 win over the Hurricanes. ...

Tiger Woods Practices at Augusta, Undecided About Masters

Tiger Woods played an 18-hole practice round at Augusta National on Tuesday and is still undecided about play ...

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Alabama Baby Born Without a Nose, Mom Says He's Perfect

Eli Thompson came into this world in the late afternoon of March 4, perfectly healthy but with one distinction -- he didn't have a nose."The day I delivered, everyt ...

Recovering Joni Mitchell Has Claimed to Have Mysterious Skin Condition

Legendary folk singer Joni Mitchell's health scare is drawing attention to the fact that she's said in the pa ...

College Baseball Player Gets Call to Donate Bone Marrow to Stranger

Jake Kinsley sees himself as an average student who plays baseball for his college.Three years ago, the now 2 ...

Why Your Brain Will Trick You this April Fool's Day

If you gotten taken in by an April Fool's Day prank don't be embarrassed, it turns out we're hardwired to be ...


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Rihanna Plays April Fool's Day Prank on Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel will be the victim of an April Fool's Day prank played by none other than Rihanna.In a YouTube teaser video, Kimmel's wife lets the singer into their b ...

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Reveal the Sweet Birthday Gift She Got Him

  Kelly Ripa went the sentimental route for her husband's birthday gift.Wednesday, the Live with Kelly &a ...

Giuliana Rancic Explains Why She's so Thin

During awards season earlier this year, many in Hollywood noticed Giuliana Rancic's thin figure. The Fas ...

Joni Mitchell, 71, Hospitalized, in Intensive Care

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was hospitalized on Tuesday night in unknown condition.News of her hospitaliz ...

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