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SCHS Boosters to Host Drive One 4 Ur School

SCHS Boosters to Host Drive One 4 Ur School

Secondary and Rural Roads Extremely Slick Thursday Morning

Interstate 57 in good shape through Marion County to Chicago, but I-57 and I-64 still have scattered slippery spots in Jefferson County.  

First of Two Finalist For Kaskaskia College President Visits Campus

Dr. Penny Quinn who is currently Vice-President of Barton College in Kansas told an open forum that if she is selected she will initially do a lot of listening.  

Old Wamac City Hall To Be Torn Down This Month

Wamac Board also learns loss if Governor cuts their income tax proceeds by 50 percent and gives city workers raises.

Icy Road Causes Driver To Collide With Salem Squad Car

Centralia Man Arrested for January Residential Burglary and Theft at Centralia Home

Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

Scott Air Force Base Surveys Workers on Sexual Harassment

Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Now Number 1,600

Chicago Mayor Says State Budget Is 'Wrong Approach

Police Beat for Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

29-Year-Old Rural Sandoval Man Found Dead In His Home

Hoyleton Grade School To Be Annexed Into Nashville Grade

Southeastern Container to Close Effingham Bottle Factory

Marion County Board Committee Recommends Electric Aggregation Program Continue

Large Barn Burns Between Mt. Vernon and Dix

Illinois Hires Firm to Evaluate Shuttered Eagle Creek Resort

Kell Man on the Run for 3 Months Gets Additional Five Year Prison Term

Carlyle Lake Polar Plunge Raises $103,729 For Special Olympics

Governor's Proposed Cut Would Cost Salem $352,000

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Boston Bombing Survivor: 'Coward' Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ‘Wouldn’t Look at Me’

When Boston Marathon bombing victim Rebekah Gregory took the stand to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, she said the alleged killer couldn’t meet her stare.“I could not look into his eyes because he wouldn't look at me,” she told ABC News Thursday after testifying Wednesday. “But I tried and I ...

Critics Say ‘Burnbook’ App Exposes Children to Cyberbullying

In the hit cult film, Mean Girls, the Burn Book was all the rage. Now, it’s a cellphone app that’s going viral in schools across the nation.Akin to a local Twitter without the Twitter handles, the Burnbook app lets students find and click on their school and post anonymous comments about anything or anyone ...

Michael Brown's Family to File Civil Suit Against Ferguson, Darren Wilson

Lawyers for the family of Michael Brown announced on Thursday that they will file a civil suit for the teen's death.At a news conference, the attorneys for the Brown family confirmed that the city of Ferguson, Missouri and former police officer, Darren Wilson, would be named in the suit. They did not say when exactly ...

Murder Suspect Only Wanted to Kill Himself, Defense Argues

Opening statements in the North Carolina trial of Jonathan Broyhill focused on the suspect’s mental state, with defense attorneys arguing Broyhill was only interested in killing himself, not his best friend’s wife, political strategist Jamie Hahn in April 2013.“Something snapped...This case is a trag ...

SMU Fraternity Chapter Suspended After Alleged Neighbor Harassment

Delta Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York

Jodi Arias Trial: Judge Declares a Mistrial After Hung Jury

Kentucky Drivers Get Stranded on Snowy Interstate

Boston Marathon Bombing: Inside Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's 'It Was Him' Defense Strategy

Boston Bombing Suspect’s Widow Under Investigation, Could Face Charges

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SCHS Boosters to Host Drive One 4 Ur School

SCHS Boosters to Host Drive One 4 Ur School

Patoka's Season Ends Despite 43 From Cain

Patoka's Season Ends Despite 43 From Cain

Lady Falcons Fall At Home

Lady Falcons Fall At Home

Eastern Illinois beats SIU-Edwardsville 78-66 at OVC tourney

Eastern Illinois beats SIU-Edwardsville 78-66 at OVC tourney

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Peyton Manning Officially Back with Denver Broncos

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passed his physical and will return to wear orange and blue this season, the team announced on Thursday. The 14-time Pro B ...

Darnell Dockett Signs with 49ers

Free agent defensive end Darnell Dockett wasn't out of work long. The San Francisco 49ers signed Dockett to&n ...

Vince Wilfork Becomes Free Agent, Pats Deny Option

Veteran defensive end Vince Wilfork announced on Thursday that he will be a free agent when the new league ye ...

No Criminal Charges Filed Against Kurt Busch

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch won't face any criminal charges over the alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend P ...

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Last Ebola Patient in Liberia Leaves Treatment Ward

The final Ebola patient in Liberia is back home and Ebola-free.Beatrice Yardolo, 58, spent 16 days in a Chinese Ebola treatment unit, but she returned home on Thurs ...

Recovering Addict Explains Why You Should Care Heroin Overdose Deaths Tripled

A high school soccer and softball player with passing grades, 17-year-old Kiyla would be the last person you& ...

YouTube Campaign Urges Women to Share Advice to Their Younger Selves

To celebrate International Women’s Day, YouTube has launched a campaign urging women to share advice th ...

Have a Drink, You'll Look Better

iStock/Thinkstock(BRISTOL, England) — Much has been said about how people seem more attractive after you ...


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Mary Mary Says New Season of Reality Show Is About 'Evolving'

Season four of Mary Mary's hit self-titled WeTV reality show won't be like the last. Last year, the gospel duo took a break from creating music together, split fr ...

Neil Patrick Harris Doesn't Think He'll Host Oscars Again

Neil Patrick Harris had some big shoes to fill as host of the 87th Oscars following Ellen Degeneres.The recep ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Turned 22 Wednesday

Bobbi Kristina Brown turned 22 on Wednesday.The daughter and only child of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney H ...

Conan O'Brien Sings, Learns Spanish, Visits Cigar Factory During Cuba-Themed “Conan”

Conan O'Brien's trip to Cuba last month aired Wednesday night on TBS as a special episode of his late-night s ...

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