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Illinois Legislature Passes Partial Budget

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) -   Illinois lawmakers averted a shutdown of schools and avoided further uncertainty in government operations with a partial budget deal that funds education for a year and other areas for six months.

Effingham County village loses pharmacy, gains tele pharmacy

DIETERICH, Ill. (AP) — The pharmacy in the central Illinois village of Dieterich closed several years ago. But the town of 600 residents soon will be able to fill prescriptions locally again through a new tele pharmacy.

Education Leaders Rally for Equity Now in K-12 Budget

Representatives from 180 school districts and associations joined a rally in Vandalia Wednesday afternoon calling for equitable school funding and passage of a state budget now.  

Illinois House Approves First Piece of Stopgap State Budget Deal

The Illinois House has approved the first pieces of a stopgap state budget deal aimed at funding education and keeping the state operating.

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

Three Hurt in Centralia Crash at Locust and Noleman

Centralia American Legion 4th of July Homecoming Starts Thursday

Another Fatal Accident on I-70 in Fayette County

GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget Talks

Illinois Newspapers Plan Page 1 Budget Message For Lawmakers

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

  Researchers reeled in an 11-foot, 7-inch tiger shark while fishing at a beach in North Carolina Wednesday night.Laura Harrell, who posted the encounter between the group of researchers and the tiger shark on her Facebook page, told ABC News that they released the shark back into the ocean after taking a few pict ...

Travel Security Heightened for 4th of July

  A day before millions of travelers are expected to hit the road, rails or sky for the long Independence Day weekend, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says Americans should expect to see more security in public places during their holiday.“The American public should expect to see, this July 4th weeke ...

Fireworks Don't Fly with the TSA this July 4

Fireworks won't fly this Fourth of July, or any other day for that matter. To avoid having them confiscated, leave the fireworks at home, the Transportation Security Administration says."Fireworks and firecrackers are explosive and flammable, so in an effort to keep the skies safe, fireworks are prohibited from being ...

Mom Acquitted in Distracted Driving Case that Resulted in Fatal Crash

A jury acquitted a mother from Wisconsin of charges that she used her cellphone seconds before a fatal car crash involving three children.Kari Jo Milberg was charged with three counts of felony homicide by negligent operation of a motor vehicle, as well as a misdemeanor count of reckless driving. The crash occurred on ...

Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Servicemembers

The Busiest Airports this July 4 Weekend

Scheduled Drill at Joint Base Andrews Prompted Lockdown After Witness Called Authorities, Source Says

Joint Base Andrews on Lockdown After Report of Active Shooter

US Forest Service Officer Fatally Attacked by Grizzly Bear in Montana

Fifteen Marine Drill Instructors Investigated for Hazing and Abuse at SC Boot Camp

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Final Four Set In Minor's Tournament

Youth Complex - The Little League Minor's opened up tournament play last night.  

Post 128 Runs Over Express

AVISTON - The Salem Legion Post 128 defeated the Aviston Express 5-1 on the road last night to improve their record to 13-4 on the season.  Brenden Boles went 3-4 with 3 RBI and Levi Davis had a double and two triples to support winning pitcher Riley Martin.  

Basketball Camp Held at Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Basketball Program recently hosted a camp at the KC Gym.  The camp was instructed by KC head coach Brian Hancock and KC players. 

Baseball Hitting Camp Held at Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Baseball Program recently hosted a Hitting Camp at Larry Smith Field.  The camp was instructed by KC head coach Mitch Koester and KC players. 

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Lindsey Vonn on Zika and the 2016 Summer Olympics

The Zika virus is a topic of concern with athletes heading to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in August.ABC News spoke to Winter Olympics gold meda ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 6/28/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEDetroit 7, Miami 5Cleve ...

Report: Grizzlies Confident Free Agent Mike Conley Will Stay

The Memphis Grizzlies are confident they can keep Mike Conley in their lineup, sources tell ESPN.The point gu ...

Jason Pierre-Paul in New PSA: 'Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals'

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul lost a finger and severely damaged his right hand last July 4 ...

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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 -- and businesses have taken notice, opening clinics t ...

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 ...

Breastfeeding Bride Speaks Out Against Critics

  When mom of two Christina Torino-Benton's 6-month-old daughter Gemma wouldn't stop fussing, she just di ...

Your Body: What to Know About Hysterectomies

not just the ones he or she offers. Ask about the surgical approach. A hysterectomy can be done via a large ...


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"The Devil Wears Prada" Turns 10: How Things Would Be Different If It Were Made Today

Ten years ago today, Vogue devotees everywhere flocked to movie theaters to see The Devil Wears Prada on opening night. Based on a book of the same title, the film ...

Huge, More Diverse Group Invited to Join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is delivering on its promise to diversify its membership. Wed ...

Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" Gets Blu-ray, DVD, HD Release Date

Walt Disney Home Entertainment has announced that the biggest hit of 2016, Marvel's Captain America ...

Sweet! "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" Turns 45 Today

It's been 45 years since Gene Wilder slipped on Willy Wonka's top hat and purple jacket and escorted five lu ...

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