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Salem City Series Game 3

Great baseball played on all Little League games.  The Salem City Series Game 3 broadcast is in full from 1350 AM WJBD.


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Kaskaskia College TRiO Program Aims to Help Students Overcome Barriers

First-Generation College Students, Low Income Students, and students with physical or learning disabilities may qualify for the Kaskaskia College TRiO/Student Support Services Program, which is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2014 Semester.

Cardboard Boat Races Held

The Salem Aquatic Center had several participants in the cardboard boat races in the pool on Saturday.  

Police: St. Louis Officers Kill Knife-Wielding Man

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A large crowd has gathered at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery.

Regional Coalition to Stop the Closure of Murray Center Meets in Centralia

The Regional Coalition dedicated to halting the closure of the Murray Developmental Center met again Tuesday at Centralia City Hall to flesh out details of upcoming fundraising efforts to benefit groups fighting to keep the Murray Center open in court.

Salem City Council Moves Forward on Broughton Road Study

South Central Planning Commission Executive Director Resigns

Salem Grade School Budget Will Need Cash Reserves to Balance Budget

Selmaville School Board Adopts 'Bring Your Own Device' Policy

Mobile Home in Prairieview Resort Heavily Damaged by Fire

Marion County Mobile Home Tax Bills Due Wednesday

Mt. Vernon Gets New Police Chief

Law Aims to Prevent Student Athlete Concussions

New Illinois Laws Target Senior Care Complaints

Illinois AG Wants Treasurer's Office Lawsuit Dismissed

Illinois Sees Year's 1st Human Case of West Nile

Allegiant Adds Flights at MidAmerica Airport Near Mascoutah

Police Beat for Tuesday, August 18th, 2014

Salem Man Receives Prison Time for DUI

Two Charged in Court With Criminal Trespass

Job Numbers Actually Not Great, New Data Suggests

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New Mexico Teen in Critical Condition After Lightning Strike at Football Practice

A New Mexico middle-school student is in critical condition and three others were injured after a lightning strike.The lightning strike happened Tuesday at Picacho Middle School in Las Cruces in the southern part of the state. The school’s eighth-grade football team was practicing after school ended when it beca ...

Uneasy Calm Returns to Ferguson Ahead of Holder Visit

Unlike Monday night's chaos that led to the arrests of 78 people and injuries to four police officers, the situation Tuesday night in Ferguson, Missouri, was relatively calm, albeit with tension still in the air.There appeared to be fewer people on the street protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown, an 18-year- ...

Meet North America’s Oldest Hippo on His 58th Birthday

Bertie has been around longer than any of his fellow tenants. He moved in on Dec. 16, 1958, back when The Donna Reed Show was on TV and Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House.  He’s fathered 29 offspring, despite having only two mates. And oh yeah, Bertie is a hippopotamus at the Denver Zoo. This week ...

Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

The police officer accused of fatally shooting Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month has been interviewed by local investigators and will be given the chance to testify before a grand jury.A spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, Edward Magee, said on Tuesday that the St. Louis Co ...

Man Braves Muddy Flood Waters to Rescue Elderly Woman From Car

Staten Island District Attorney to Convene Grand Jury in Police Chokehold Case

Alleged School Massacre Plot in California Foiled

Coast Guard Responding After 8,000 Gallons of Diesel Spilled in Ohio River

Ferguson Chants Heard After St. Louis Cops Shoot Suspect

Most Ferguson Arrest Suspects Are from Area, Records Show

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Salem completes baseball/softball sweep at Carlyle

Salem completes baseball/softball sweep at Carlyle

SuperSonics Tryouts This Weekend

SuperSonics Tryouts This Weekend

Orphans 3rd At Alton Tee Off Classic...Lady Cardinals win tri-match

Orphans 3rd At Alton Tee Off Classic...Lady Cardinals win tri-match

Men's Rec Softball Playoffs Continue

Men's Rec Softball Playoffs Continue

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Novak Djokovic No. 1 Seed at US Open

With defending Open champion Rafael Nadal out, Novak Djokovic will be the No. 1 seed in Flushing, Queens next week. Nadal withdrew from the Open on Monday due to a ...

Tiger Woods Says He Needs a Month or Two to Get Back into Shape

Tiger Woods won't be playing in the Ryder Cup in September and said that he needs some time before he gets ba ...

Browns Name Brian Hoyer Starter over Manziel

The Cleveland Browns announced that Brian Hoyer will be the starting quarterback entering the 2014 season on ...

Nats capture eighth in row...Athletics end five-game slide

Nats capture eighth in row...Athletics end five-game slide

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US Hospitals Have Had 68 Ebola Scares, CDC Says

American hospitals and state labs have handled at least 68 Ebola scares over the last three weeks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...

Schoolkids Need to Be Extra Cautious in September

The end of summer means the start of school, and September is when most younger children head back to class. ...

Healthier Hearts Found in Tight-Knit Neighborhoods

If you’ve lived in a neighborhood for a while, chances are that you take your neighbors for granted. We ...

Certain Seniors Advised Against Cancer Screenings

Cancer screenings can help people detect early signs of the disease or put their minds at ease if no trace of ...


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Experts Predict Good Things for "Breaking Bad" at the Emmys

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held Monday night at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Seth Meyers will serve as host of the ceremony, which will a ...

Pharrell's Hat Going on Display in Washington, D.C.

Over the past year, Pharrell Williams' hat -- that huge brown one that he wore to the Grammy Awards -- has be ...

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson Among "Marie Claire's" '20 Women Changing the World'

Can a pop star change the world?  According to Marie Claire magazine, the answer's yes.  The magazi ...

Adam Driver Doesn't Feel Like He's Earned "Star Wars: Episode VII" Role

Girls star Adam Driver is one of the many actors attached to J. J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII. Still, he ...

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