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School Funding Overhaul Again Faces Long Odds in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Efforts to overhaul Illinois' school funding formula again face long odds in the spring legislative session, despite calls to address the matter urgently.

Illinois Owes Springfield Hospitals $76 million

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois owes Springfield's two largest hospitals $76 million for the care of state workers, retirees and dependents, an amount that continues to grow due to the state's budget impasse.

Police Beat for Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Salem woman arrested for alleged aggravated battery.  Centralia man arrested for alleged DUI. 

Juror: Evidence Not Strong Enough to Convict Ex-Prosecutor

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - A juror in the first-degree murder trial of a former Illinois prosecutor accused of suffocating his sleeping wife says that "most everyone felt he was guilty," but the panel couldn't agree on a conviction because of a lack of evidence.

Court Effort Aims to Link Job Placement with Child Support

Professor Who Wore Headscarf to Leave Christian College

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested for Home Invasion And Other Charges Following Altercation With Police

Mt. Vernon Man Injured in Effingham County Crash

Centralia Police Arrest Mt. Vernon Man on Multiple Weapon and Drug Charges

Early Voting Begins for March Primary Election in Marion County

Former NRA President Issues Warning In Visit to Odin Gun Shop

Police Beat for Saturday, February 6th, 2016

New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

U of I Reports Record Number of Freshman Applications

Three Injured In Friday Morning Crash in Salem

Marion County Building Committee Okays Public Service Buildling Renovation

Amtrak to Keep Two Daily Round Trip Trains on Chicago to Carbondale Route

Gov. Rauner Touts Government Consolidation Legislation

Rauner: Illinois State Museum May Open with Its Own Funding

Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

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Empire State Building Gets in Super Bowl Spirit

As Super Bowl 50 gears up in California, New Yorkers can still get in on the spirit from the East Coast on Sunday night. Just follow along with the game by looking up at the skyline -- the Empire State Building will become a "virtual scoreboard," sparkling for points and glowing for the leading team. The lights will b ...

Hillary Clinton Blasts 'State's Neglect' for Flint Water Crisis During Visit to City

  Hillary Clinton blasted the "state's neglect" for the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, during an emotional visit Sunday to an African-American church in the city."We don't yet know how many children have been affected by lead poisoning, we don't yet know how many challenges they will face," she said from ...

Manhunt Launched for Prisoner Who Escaped From Arkansas Jail

  A manhunt is under way in Arkansas for a prisoner who escaped from jail, apparently by putting a blanket over a razor wire in the middle of the night, officials said.Paul Grice, 38, escaped from the Dallas County Jail around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Dallas County Sheriff's Office. Grice was still at t ...

Police Searching for Loose Monkey in Ohio

  Residents in Minerva Park, Ohio, are on the lookout for a monkey that has reportedly been on the loose since Thursday.Witnesses have reported seeing what appears to be a medium-sized howler monkey in Minerva Park, an independent village in Columbus. The Minerva Park Police Department posted an alert on their Fac ...

Recovery Operation Continues After 2 Planes Collide in Midair Off Los Angeles

FBI: Detroit Man Threatened Attack on Church, Police Officer

Cornell Fraternity President, Accused of Sex Crime, Remains in Prison

FBI Investigates Laser Strikes at Cleveland Airport

Two Planes Collide in Midair, Plunge Into Ocean Off Los Angeles

Air Traffic Controllers Texting, Using Snapchat While on the Job, Documents Show

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High School Prep Basketball Scores 2-7-16

Anderson has 27 in EIU's 78-69 win over SE Missouri

Trae Anderson scored 27 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Demetrius McReynolds also had a double-double to lead Eastern Illinois over Southeast Missouri 78-69 on Saturday.

Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night.   

Anisimov has goal, 3 assists; Blackhawks beat Stars 5-1

Artem Anisimov had a short-handed goal and three assists, and the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Saturday night.  

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Denver Broncos Defeat Carolina Panthers to Win Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos are Super Bowl Champions for a third time. On Sunday night, the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 to win Super Bowl 50. The win marks ...

Obama Dogs Pick Sides in Super Bowl 50

President Obama is keeping quiet on his team pick for Super Bowl 50, but the same can't be said for the First ...

The Best Super Bowls in NFL History

  There have been a lot of amazing, nail-biting match-ups over a half-century of Super Bowl games, with t ...

Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton Named NFL MVP

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been named the National Football League's Most Valuable Player o ...

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Chipotle Closing Restaurants Monday for Food Safety Staff Meeting

Chipotle Mexican Grill is shutting down all of its restaurants for four hours on Monday. The Mexican food chain will close its 2,000 restaurants to hold a company-w ...

Matt LeBlanc Says He Suffered 'Dark Time' in His Life After 'Friends' Wrapped

  Matt LeBlanc starred as Joey Tribbiani, the goofy next door neighbor on "Friends," for 10 years and 236 ...

Veterinarians Save Dog With Crushed Skull

An 8-month-old Rottweiler whose skull was crushed after being hit by a car four months ago has a promising ro ...

Dad’s Photo of Baby's Swollen Toe Raises Awareness of Rare Syndrome

One dad's photo of his baby's swollen toe is sparking conversation among parents across the Internet.Scott Wa ...


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Super Bowl 50: The Commercials

The stars weren’t only on the field during the Super Bowl on Sunday. The much-hyped commercials offered a wide range of A-listers, from Amy Schumer and Seth R ...

Review: “The Choice” (PG-13)

The Choice is the eleventh love story from Nicholas Sparks to hit the big screen -- since 2012, Sparks films ...

Beyoncé Announces The Formation World Tour

After joining Coldplay for their Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday night, Beyoncé announced a stadium ...

Super Bowl 50: The Halftime Show

Coldplay offered a flashback performance during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show Sunday night at Levi's Stadi ...

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