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Illinois House Fails to Override Veto of Union Bill

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois House Democrats failed to overturn a veto from Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on a bill that would let an arbitrator settle state-employee wages and working conditions if union negotiations stall.

Elections Board Addressing Automatic Registration Concerns

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois State Board of Elections officials say they're working with legislators to address logistical concerns raised in an automatic voter registration proposal.

Bond Set at $50,000 for Centralia Man Who Struck Paramedic

Bond has been set at $50,000 for a 42-year-old Centralia man who has been charged with aggravated battery to a person rendering first aide.  

North Wamac Highlight Summer Projects

The North Wamac Grade School District will be getting some much needed work done over the summer.  Superintendent Brad Morris presented a list of projects to be completed during the summer to the board of education at their regular monthly meeting this week.

McCarter Proposes a No Tax Increase Budget

South Central School Board Meeting

Two Injured in Selmaville Road Wreck Southwest of Salem

Salem Woman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison on Multiple Charges

South Central High School Honor/High Honor Roll

Centralia City Council Hears More Complaints on Low Flying Planes from Airport

Illinois: Publicly Owned Resort Should Be Demolished

One Receives Minor Injury in Downtown Salem Wreck

Police Beat for Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Salem High School Names Lisa Stephenson As Teacher of the Year

Illinois Remapping Issue Step Closer to November Ballot

Illinois Lawmaker, University Spar Over Research Animals

Illinois Pushes Legal Aid for Juveniles in Murder Cases

Champaign Among Nation's Faster-Growing Cities

Father and Son Arrested in Walnut Hill

Bond Set at $50,000 for Odin Man for Residential Burglary; Drug Charges Won't Be Filed

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Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Identified and Charged

A man who allegedly shot at passing cars while driving the wrong way on a highway -- leaving a trail of havoc, including a vehicle that caught fire -- was arrested and charged Wednesday, according to police.The suspect was identified as 36-year-old James David Walker of San Tan Valley in Phoenix, according to Departme ...

Study Looks at Veterans Most at Risk for Suicide Attempts

Suicide remains a substantial problem among veterans with rising rates in the past decade and higher rates than the general population, according to researchers.A new study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, looks at a large group of veterans and active service members ...

National Spelling Bee's Best Moments

This year, 285 precocious kids ages 6 to 15 will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the trophy and $40,000 in cash, among other prizes.The finals, airing Thursday on ESPN, have historically been a source of great entertainment and fierce orthographic competition. Here is a look back at some of the most b ...

Formerly Homeless Girl Graduates College While Caring for Brothers

Many people talk about beating the odds, but one awe-inspiring young woman from the Bronx has truly proven what it really means to come out on top with the weight of the world on one's shoulders.The road toward graduating cum laude on Tuesday with a bachelor's degree in English and a certificate in forensic science wa ...

States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Directive

Mysterious Letter Revives Interest in Man's 40-Year Disappearance

FBI Director Deplores 'Peculiar Indifference' to Rising US Murders

Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Taken into Custody

Severe Weather Sweeps Across Plains; Two Injured in Kansas

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Harre in 26th headed into second round of Men's Golf Nationals

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (May 25, 2016) - Rend Lake College sophomore Jordan Harre (Nashville) currently sits in an 11-way tie for 26th place at the National Junior College Athletic Association Men's Golf National tournament at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind. He finished round one yesterday two over par at 74.

Salem Heads To Mt Vernon For Regional Semifinals Today....SC Play In Sectionals

MT VERNON - The Salem Wildcats are back in action today as they take on the top-seeded hosts in the Mt Vernon 3A regional at 4pm this afternoon.

Softball Post Season Results/Schedule

The Class 3A regional semifinals began last night in prep softball.  

Yankees, Marlins & A's move to 5-1....Little League Results

Salem Youth Complex - In Little League Minors play yesterday at the Complex, 

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Vikings' Blair Walsh Putting 2015 Field Goal Miss Behind Him

After Wednesday's session of the Minnesots Vikings' organized team activities, kicker Blair Walsh told reporters that he has moved on from that tough miss that brou ...

Bills GM Says He 'Used Poor Choice of Words' Regarding Game Safety

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley admitted in a statement he issued Wednesday that he "used a poor ch ...

Curry Says 'Series Isn't Over' After Falling Behind 3-1 to Thunder

Don't count them out just yet.Despite now trailing the Western Conference Finals 3-1 to the Oklahoma City Thu ...

Indy 500 Stinger Auction to Raise Money for Children Fighting Cancer

Courtesy Window World Stinger(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indianapolis 500 is kicking off its 100-year anniversa ...

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Surrogate Mom at Center of Legal Battle Speaks Out

Melissa Cook, a 48-year-old mother of four who made headlines when she refused to abort one of the triplets she was carrying as a surrogate mom, says she will never ...

11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Creates and Directs Animated Film

An 11-year-old who beat stage 4 cancer -- including 18 rounds of chemotherapy and 28 days of radiation &ndash ...

These Zen Priests Could Make You Less Fearful of Death

For many of us, thinking about death -- our own, or that of anyone we love -- is supremely difficult. So, mos ...

GMO Mosquito Company Calls for Expedited Action to Test Against Zika

The head of a British biotech company that has developed a genetically modified mosquito in an effort to lowe ...


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Gillian Anderson Tweets: "It's Bond. Jane Bond."

X-Files star Gillian Anderson sent fans into a tizzy, after she retweeted a poster of her standing in the rifled barrel backdrop made famou ...

Laverne Cox on North Carolina Bathroom Legislation: "The Public's Not Falling for It"

Laverne Cox, the groundbreaking transgender star of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, gets emotiona ...

"Beauty and the Beast" Live-Action Teaser-Trailer Sets Online Record

A lot of us clearly are looking forward to seeing that live-action remake of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. T ...

Chelsea Handler Doesn’t Care What You Think of Her New Show

Chelsea Handler has made a career out of being unapologetic, unafraid and sometimes half-naked. Now, Handler ...

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