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State Representative Candidates Square Off at WJBD

One of the most watched general election races in South Central Illinois has been the race for the 107th Illinois House seat. Incumbent John Cavaletto and his opponent, Centralia Chiropractor Dr. Josh Berger, met inside the WJBD Radio Studio for the final candidate forum of the election season.

Tennessee Men Arrested in Kentucky After Salem, Mt. Vernon Walmart Thefts

Three Tennessee men have been arrested in Kentucky in connection with the theft of $15,000 in iPads and iPods from the Salem Wal-Mart store and $4,000 in electronic items from the Mt. Vernon Wal-mart.  

Sheriff's Candidates Mostly Agree on Issues During WJBD Forum

The two candidates for Marion County Sheriff agreed on most issues when addressing a candidates forum at the WJBD studios on Tuesday. 

Ex-Prison Guard Admits to having Sex with Inmate

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A former Illinois prison guard has been sentenced to two years of probation after admitting she had sexual relations with an inmate.

UI Frat to Meet with School Officials about Sign

Man Charged in Southwestern Illinois Death

Carp-Processing Plant Wrestling with Ultimatum

New Plant Comes to Tuscola

KC to Hold Nashville Center Benefit

Truck Accident Injures Two

Centralia Library Youth Department Opens

Central City Teacher Pleads Guilty to Theft

Halloween Weekend Brings Slew of Activites

Illinois Schools ask FBI to Investigate Teacher

Ex-Prison Guard Admits to Having Sex with Inmate

Kaskaskia Moves Forward With Nashville Extension Center

Good Samaritan Expands in Mt. Vernon with New Clinic

Centralia Woman Injured in Accident

Amazon Announces it will Bring 1,000 Jobs to Illinois

IPHD Director: Quarantine Policy Differs From Other States

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Five Cases in Ferguson, Mo., In Which Darren Wilson Was 'Indispensable Witness' Dismissed

Saint Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced on Wednesday that five felony cases in Ferguson in which Officer Darren Wilson -- the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, 18, in August -- was an indispensable witness for the prosecution will be dismissed.The announcement was made in a press release, which ...

NASA Completes Initial Assessment of Virginia Launch Site Following Rocket Explosion

NASA said on Wednesday that the Wallops Incident Response Team completed its initial assessment after Orbital Science Corporation's Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Tuesday."I want to praise the launch team, range safety, all of our emergency responders and those who provided mutual aid and support on ...

Steady Stream of Lava Visible From Space

Lava has rolled nearly 300 feet closer towards a main road on the Big Island of Hawaii and there is no indication that it is going to stop.The spread of the lava and the smoke coming off the volcanic liquid can be seen from space, and NASA released images showing its destructive path.The lava is oozing forward at abou ...

Eric Frein Manhunt Hopes Deflated by Balloon's Failure

A giant helium balloon sent to Pennsylvania to aid in the manhunt for accused cop killer Eric Frein was returned after just one day, police said.The unmanned balloon came from Ohio and was supposed to be quieter than a helicopter and provide similar technology to aviation equipment being used in the search, but at a l ...

How Vine Star's Speedo Stunt Hit Turbulence at 30,000 Feet

Vanished Broncos Fan 'Decided to Go for a Walk,' Police Say

Why Baltimore Is Hesitant to Open a 100-Year-Old Time Capsule

Air Force Cadet: I Blew the Whistle on Football Players, Sex Assaults

Extra Chills Coming in Halloween Forecast

Up to 50 Hawaiian Buildings at Risk as Lava Flow Advances

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South Central Advances, Salem's Season Ends in High School Volleyball

South Central plays Woodlawn in next round of Christ Our Rock Regional on Wednesday night.  

Junior High Sports Round-Up: St. Theresa and Patoka Play For St. Peter Tournament Title

Central City and Odin boys also pick up junior high wins along with Selmaville and Centralia girls.  

Illini Look to Score More, Return to NCAA Tourney

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois opened last season with nine new faces on a roster of 15.

Moment of Silence for Taveras Before World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There was a moment of silence before Game 6 of the World Series to honor Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, who died in an automobile accident over the weekend in the Dominican Republic.

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Bruins Lose Krug for 2-3 Weeks

The Boston Bruins' blueline takes another hit.Torey Krug will miss two to three weeks with a broken finger, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Wednesd ...

Belichick Calls Manning "Best Quarterback I've Ever Coached Against"

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has created many defensive schemes in his 40 years of NFL coaching, ...

ESPN: Robert Griffin III Will Start Sunday

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, according ...

Bumgarner Does It Again, Giants Win World Series

Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday pitched five innings of scoreless relief on two days' rest to lead the San Fra ...

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Nurse Says She Won't Have Officials Violate 'My Civil Rights'

As Maine officials said they were preparing to get a court order to enforce a mandatory quarantine, Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox said Wednesday night she is not willing ...

Cars, Pumpkin Carving Top List of Halloween Dangers

One of the scariest things about Halloween is the high rate of mishaps. The Consumer Product Safety Commissio ...

Runner Takes on NYC Marathon After Nearly Losing His Leg

Among the thousands of runners in the 2014 New York Marathon aiming to break personal or even world records, ...

Modern Communication Is Essential to Healthy Family Relationships

iStock/Thinkstock(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — While parents might complain that their kids are too involved with t ...


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Suge Knight, Katt Williams Arrested on Robbery Charges

Rapper Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of robbery involving a female photographer's camera.According to the Los Angel ...

“Orange Is the New Black” Actress Goes from Criminal to Cop in ABC's “Forever”

portrayed by Ioan Gruffudd -- to help solve murders.  Morgan is a medical examiner, but as Toussaint exp ...

Robert Downey Jr. Documents His Trip to the DMV

Tuesday was a busy day for Robert Downey Jr. First he attended a Marvel event to announce new projects alongs ...

“Dancing with the Stars” Recap: Antonio Sabato Jr. Eliminated

back on the panel after several weeks’ absence -- commended Chong. “I tell you what Tommy, you&rs ...

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