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An urgent call for action made during university rally

     DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - The head of Northern Illinois University says the school won't layoff anyone for now despite the lack of state funding due to a budget impasse.

Illinois residents weigh in on proposed coal mine expansion

     HILLSBORO, Ill. (AP) - Some central Illinois residents are asking state regulators to reject a proposed expansion of a coal mine where an underground fire has smoldered for nearly a year.

Illinois gets extension to determine flooding damage

     SPRINGFIELD, Il. (AP) - Illinois has received additional time to determine whether to seek a federal disaster declaration for early-winter floods.

SIU small business center to close due to no Illinois budget

    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Officials at Southern Illinois University say its Small Business Development Center will have to close next month because the state doesn't have a budget.

SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in Illinois

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Two Sentenced to Prison in Marion County Court

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Centralia Man Arrested For Allegedly Setting Wife's Legs on Fire

No Signs of Foul Play Found in Death of Odin Man

Footprints in Snow Lead to Possession of Stolen Vehicle Arrests

Centralia Fire Department Issues Annual Report

Iowa Utilities Board Meets for 4th Day on Bakken Pipeline Permit

Report: Illinois' Budget Woes Will Require 'Painful' Fixes

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

Lawmakers Urge Federal Agency to Build Campus at Scott

Salem High Illinois State Scholars Announced

Centralia Junior High Gets Donation From Monsanto Fund

One Hurt in I-57 Crash Near Farina

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Van Hits Plane Full of Passengers

A fueling van hit a JetBlue plane with passengers onboard while the plane was at the gate. The van caused some damage and the plane is now out of service. JetBlue released a statement saying, "...a ground operations vehicle came into contact with the aircraft operating JetBlue flight #891 at Logan International Airpor ...

Double Shooting Reported at Arizona High School

After a double shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, high school Friday morning, police said the incident was isolated and the school and neighborhood are now safe.The shooting was reported at Independence High School, about 12 miles outside of Phoenix. Two teenagers were shot just before 8 a.m. in an "isolated" area of ca ...

Sue Klebold, Mother of Columbine Killer Dylan Klebold: 'It's Very Hard to Live With the Fact That Someone You Loved and Raised Has Brutally Killed People'

  Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold, told ABC News' Diane Sawyer that when the Columbine tragedy happened, she couldn’t stop thinking about the victims and their families. “I just remember sitting there and reading about them, all these kids and the teacher,” Klebold said ...

Ferguson Sued by Justice Department Over Alleged ‘Racial Bias’ in Policing

  The Justice Department has filed a federal lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, after the city rejected a deal that would have brought sweeping changes to its embattled police department, which allegedly engaged in "racially discriminatory policing."The lawsuit, announced Wednesday by Attorney General Loretta Lyn ...

Suspected Teen Hacker Who Targeted Top US Officials Arrested Overseas

Five Indicted in Deadly NYC Building Fire Caused by Alleged Illegal Gas Line

NYPD Officer Convicted of Manslaughter in Death of Akai Gurley

Oregon Standoff Ends as Remaining Occupiers Arrested, Cliven Bundy Charged in Separate Case

Arctic Outbreak to Set Records for Valentine's Day Weekend

Los Angeles Prepares for Obama Visit and Presidential Traffic

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Wildcats Head To Mattoon, Orphans Clash With 2nd Ranked Althoff

MATTOON - The Salem Wildcats will hit the road with their 4-18 record as they play at Mattoon tonight back in Apollo Conference play.

Streak Ends For Nashville...Regionals Continue

UNDATED - Regional championships were handed out in area regionals last night.

OBC v. Area All Star Games Set For 2/20

ODIN - The 5th annual Oil Belt Conference All Stars v. Area All Stars game will be held on Saturday, February 20th at 1 and 2:30 at Odin High School.

Cal upsets No. 11 Oregon...Hoosiers upset the Hawkeyes

     UNDATED (AP) - Jabari Bird scored 16 of his season-high 24 points in the first half in leading California to an 83-63 victory over No. 11 Oregon. That ends the Ducks' six-game winning streak.

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Matt Forte Says He's No Longer a Member of the Chicago Bears

Matt Forte’s days as a Chicago Bear are over.The running back announced in a post to Instagram Friday that the team will not extend his contract to next seaso ...

Louisiana Budget Crisis Threatens Future of State College Sports

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in a statewide televised address Thursday that a looming budget cri ...

Are Houston Rockets Looking to Trade Dwight Howard?

The Houston Rockets have reportedly begun contacting teams about trading veteran Dwight Howard, a league sour ...

Scoreboard Roundup -- 2/11/2016

Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA): Oklahoma City 121, New Orleans ...

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8-Year-Old Who Found True Love Dies of Cancer

David Spisak Jr., the 8-year-old with cancer who found the love of his life, has died. "There's never been a morning with such sadness as today and no words will do ...

Therapy Kangaroo Brings Hope at Utah Veterans Home

A therapy kangaroo is bringing hope to retired servicemen while hopping around a home for veterans in Salt La ...

Barrier-Breaking "Sports Illustrated" Swimsuit Issue Models Speak Out

  The three models who are breaking barriers in this month’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue say ...

Your Body: Getting Your Infant Vaccinated

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorWithin in the medical community th ...


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"American Idol" Recap: Five Hopefuls Are Sent Home, Seven Advance

On Thursday night’s edition of American Idol, the twelve contestants who performed on Wednesday were paired with Idol favorites Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, Nick ...

Dakota Johnson on Working with “Ridiculous” Rebel Wilson in “How to Be Single”

Dakota Johnson said she could often be found crying off set while filming How to Be Single because her co-sta ...

"Deadpool," "Zoolander 2," More Open Today

Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: * Deadpool -- Ryan Reynolds plays Wade Wilson, wh ...

Review: “Zoolander 2” (PG-13)

I thought 2001’s Zoolander was OK. I’ve met people who can quote lines from it with a passion, li ...

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