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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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Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Threatening Protester in Ferguson

The Saint Louis County Police Department announced on Wednesday that a St. Ann Police Officer was suspended indefinitely after a video circulated showing him threatening peaceful protesters on Tuesday night.The SLCPD said in a press release that the officer was seen pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at a peacefu ...

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

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

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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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Utley Leads Phillies over Mariners, 4-3

Phillies second baseman Chase Utley drove in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning as Philadelphia (56-71) defeated the Seattle Mariners (68-58), 4-3 on Wednesday. ...

Indians 1B/OF Nick Swisher Has Knee Surgery

Cleveland Indians first baseman/outfielder Nick Swisher underwent surgery on both his knees Wednesday and is ...

Scoreboard Roundup - 8/20/14

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies 4 (56-71) - Seattle Mariners 3 (68-58) Texas Rangers 5 (49-77) - Miami Marlins 4 ( ...

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 ...

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WHO Provides Ebola Update, Notes More Than 200 New Cases in West Africa

The World Health Organization provided another update on the spread of the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak on Wednesday, noting 221 new cases and 106 additional deaths ...

ALS Association Says Ice Bucket Challenge Helped Raise Largest Day of Donations Ever

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association said on Wednesday that donations from the ALS Ice Bucket Challe ...

Guru Who Made Yoga Popular in US Dies, Influence Flows On

  As news spread of yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar's death on Wednesday, disciples were quick to respond to the ...

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 ...


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Joe Manganiello Won't Apologize for Checking Out Sofia Vergara

Joe Manganiello is not sorry for checking out Sofia Vergara's assets at the White House correspondents dinner earlier this year.The actor stopped by E! News and whe ...

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 ...

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 ...

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