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Governor Signs New Regulations To Prevent Concussions

(Oak Park, IL)  --  Governor Pat Quinn signed new legislation that's designed to reduce and prevent concussions among high school athletes. The governor says schools need to take the dangers of concussions seriously. 

Quinn Says Illinois Economy Is Strong, Despite BLS Numbers

(Chicago, IL)  --  Governor Pat Quinn says he believes that the state's economy is strong.  His Republican challenger Bruce Rauner says data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the state leads the Midwest in job losses this year.

Fight in Salem Township Hospital Emergency Room Results in Additional Charges for Salem Woman

A 33-year-old Salem woman taken to Salem Township Hospital for treatment following a fight at her home faces additional charges following an altercation in the hospital's emergency room.

Police Beat for Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

A 25-year-old Central City man has been arrested by Centralia Police for aggravated domestic battery and resisting arrest.

Centralia Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Sandoval Board Talks Dog Catching, Trucks, New Police Officer

Blood Drive Today in Honor of Double Lung Transplant Recipient Nicole Jenkins

Kaskaskia College TRiO Program Aims to Help Students Overcome Barriers

Cardboard Boat Races Held

Police: St. Louis Officers Kill Knife-Wielding Man

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

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

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Middle Schooler Critical After Lightning Strike at Football Practice

Five New Mexico middle schoolers are recovering Wednesday after they were struck by lightning during football practice, authorities say. Four of the boys were hospitalized including one who is in critical condition after he was completely unresponsive at the scene as two parents worked to revive him.The sudden and une ...

Does Cool Summer Signal Another Cold and Snowy Winter?

It's been an unusually cool summer for much of the eastern United States. But does this mean the upcoming winter season will be colder and snowier than normal? For clues, let's take a look at previous cool summers and how the following winter played out.For example, Indianapolis averages 15 days per summer of 90 degre ...

James Foley's Parents Recall Son's 'Big Heart'

The parents of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded by a masked captor, graciously remembered their son's big heart and said they were trying to not be bitter.John and Diane Foley spoke outside their New Hampshire home Wednesday about their son's legacy and asked for mercy for other Americans being he ...

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults, Children Amid Strife

Amid all of the strife engulfing Ferguson, Missouri, this month, there is one spot in town that has become a refuge for children, parents and residents: the library.The Ferguson Library has been an oasis of calm since the town's residents erupted in anger at the police after a Ferguson cop shot and killed an unarmed b ...

Ferguson Cop Had 'Serious Facial Injury,' Source Tells ABC News

Grand Jury Could Decide on Ferguson Shooting in October

Indiana Police Investigate Possible Link in Moms’ Disappearances

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

Uneasy Calm Returns to Ferguson Ahead of Holder Visit

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

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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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Surrogate Mom 'Felt Like Someone that Sold My Child'

Tanya Prashad thought she was the perfect candidate for surrogacy. Having given birth to healthy children of her own, the 33-year-old wanted to give others the same ...

Fake Smartphone Designed to Comfort Technology Addicts

There's a low tech way for smartphone addicts who suffer from nomophobia -- the fear of being without their m ...

Are Athletes More Likely to Be Diagnosed with ALS?

Just one year ago, Tim Shaw was playing football with the Tennessee Titans. Now, he’s battling ALS, the ...

Athlete Who Raced While Pregnant Gives Birth to Baby Girl

The athlete who made headlines for running an 800-meter race later in her pregnancy has given birth to a heal ...


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Jennifer Hudson to Perform on Stand Up to Cancer Charity Telecast

Jennifer Hudson has signed on to perform on the upcoming fourth edition of the fundraising telecast Stand Up to Cancer. The show will air Friday, Sept. 5, across se ...

Billy Crystal to Pay Tribute to Robin Williams at Emmys

Billy Crystal, a longtime friend of the late Robin Williams, will present a tribute to the actor and comedian ...

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 ...

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 ...

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