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IDNR Funding Available to Seal Abandoned Oil Wells

Have an abandoned oil or gas well on your property? The Illinois Department of Natural resources is now accepting applications for a program that will help property owners secure funding assistance to plug abandoned oil and gas wells.

Deadline for Applefest Vendors Approaching

The Salem Chamber of Commerce is reminding those interested that the deadline to apply for a vendors table at the Salem Applefest is August 31st.

Central City Schools Tentative Budget in the Black for First Time in Five Years

Central City Grade School Superintendent Tim Branon was please to report to the board of education on Tuesday that for the first time in five years, the district is set to end the 2014-2015 school year with a positive balance in the schools fund.

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

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

Police Beat for Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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

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From "Jeopardy!" Contestant to Indictment in Stalking Case

An Ivy League grad who appeared on popular game shows such as Jeopardy! was indicted by a grand jury this week on charges that she broke into the home of a Virginia lawmaker and assaulted his wife.Claire Ogilvie, 36, is awaiting trial in the February incident. Court documents allege that Ogilvie -- a former patent att ...

WATCH: Dramatic Video Shows Fatal St. Louis Police Shooting

Police in St. Louis released video showing officers shooting and killing a man -- a shooting that occurred only 10 days after an officer in nearby Ferguson fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown.Police said the man in Tuesday’s shooting, identified as Kajieme Powell, had a knife. Cell phone video of the inciden ...

'A Very Good Night' in Ferguson as Peace Preserved

Peaceful protests and community activism replaced violent clashes in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, overnight, with only six arrests reported, police said.Unrest has ruled in the St. Louis suburb since the Aug. 9 police shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, speakin ...

Girlfriend at Center of Florida Love Triangle Never Thought Killer Ex Capable of Murder

  The ex-girlfriend of Pedro Bravo, the Florida college student who was found guilty last week of killing her new love in the so-called Gainesville Love Triangle trial, said she never thought the smart, charismatic student she once dated was capable of murder.“He kind of tricked us all, thinking, you know, t ...

Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Threatening Protester in Ferguson

Middle Schooler Critical After Lightning Strike at Football Practice

Does Cool Summer Signal Another Cold and Snowy Winter?

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

Ferguson Library Becomes Refuge for Adults, Children Amid Strife

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

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Bobcats Now 3-0...Odin Defeats Rome Behind Roberts Big Game

Bobcats Now 3-0...Odin Defeats Rome Behind Roberts Big Game

Salem Lady Cats Get Season Going Today

Salem Lady Cats Get Season Going Today

Men's Softball Tournament Down To Finals

Men's Softball Tournament Down To Finals

Lunt Named Starting QB

Lunt Named Starting QB 

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Doctors: Jim Kelly Has No Evidence of Cancer

Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is cancer free, according to doctors on Tuesday.  Kelly will be reevaluated over the next coming weeks, but doctors said there was "no ...

Steelers RB's Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Face Pot Charges

Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were charged with marijuana possession on Wednesday ...

Derrick Rose Scratched from U.S. Exhibition Game

Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose was scratched from Team U.S.A.'s 105-62 exhibition game victory over the Dominica ...

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

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Americans with Ebola Released from Atlanta Hospital

Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantley have been cured of the Ebola virus and released from Emory Hospital in Atlanta.Both patients were given blood and urine tests t ...

School Year Set to Kick Off with Relaxed Lice Policies

School nurse Mary Beierle is unfazed by flocks of head lice in a young student’s hair. She simply sends ...

Pregnant Women Advised Not to Emulate Celebrity Baby Bumps

Other than Jessica Simpson, who gained a healthy amount of weight during her two pregnancies, celebrities see ...

Study: RAVE Act Hurts, Doesn't Help, Club Drug Users

The 2003 RAVE Act is a monumental flop when it comes to discouraging the use of club drugs like Ecstasy and M ...


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Experts Say There Could Be Comedy Gold for "Orange's" Kate Mulgrew

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held Monday night at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, and there's stiff competition in the comedy categories.Many ...

Jay Z and Beyonce Cleared of Violating US Sanctions in Cuba Trip

It's been determined Jay Z and Beyonce did not violate U.S. sanctions when they made a trip to Cuba to celebr ...

"Guardians" Star Chris Pratt Turns Real-Life Hero for Kids Hospital Patients

Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt has made good on a promise to do some good with his Star-Lord he swi ...

Report: Mariah Carey-Nick Cannon Divorce a 'Done Deal'

The speculation that Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's marriage has fallen apart is intensifying.TMZ is now repo ...

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