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Salem City Series Game 3

Great baseball played on all Little League games.  The Salem City Series Game 3 broadcast is in full from 1350 AM WJBD.


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State Representative Candidates Square Off at WJBD

One of the most watched general election races in South Central Illinois has been the race for the 107th Illinois House seat. Incumbent John Cavaletto and his opponent, Centralia Chiropractor Dr. Josh Berger, met inside the WJBD Radio Studio for the final candidate forum of the election season.

Central City Teacher Pleads Guilty to Theft

A former Central City Grade School teacher has pleaded guilty in Marion County Court to a reduced charge of misdemeanor theft of another teacher's vicodin tablets.  

Centralia Library Youth Department Opens

The Youth Department at the Centralia Regional Library District's Main Library in Centralia is once again open to the public. 

Halloween Night Brings Slew of Activites

Its shaping up to be a big Halloween in South Central Illinois.

Tennessee Men Arrested in Kentucky After Salem, Mt. Vernon Walmart Thefts

Sheriff's Candidates Mostly Agree on Issues During WJBD Forum

Ex-Prison Guard Admits to having Sex with Inmate

UI Frat to Meet with School Officials about Sign

Man Charged in Southwestern Illinois Death

Carp-Processing Plant Wrestling with Ultimatum

New Plant Comes to Tuscola

KC to Hold Nashville Center Benefit

Truck Accident Injures Two

Illinois Schools ask FBI to Investigate Teacher

Ex-Prison Guard Admits to Having Sex with Inmate

Kaskaskia Moves Forward With Nashville Extension Center

Good Samaritan Expands in Mt. Vernon with New Clinic

Centralia Woman Injured in Accident

Amazon Announces it will Bring 1,000 Jobs to Illinois

IPHD Director: Quarantine Policy Differs From Other States

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Man Survives Driving Off Cliff, 17 Hours Trapped Underneath Vehicle

iStock/Thinkstock(BOONE, N.C.) — A man in North Carolina survived 17 hours pinned underneath his vehicle after he fell asleep behind the wheel and drove off a cliff, authorities said.Joseph Woodring's vehicle fell at least 60 feet when he went off the road in Boone, N.C., on Tuesday night, according to State High ...

San Francisco Giants Fans Celebrate World Series Title with Couch Fires

Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Big crowds hit the streets of San Francisco late Wednesday to celebrate the Giants' third World Series title in five years.People burned couches and other debris in the city's Mission District after the Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in the decis ...

Man Says He Wrongly Confessed to Murder After Undergoing 'Exorcism'

iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A man claims he was under a sort of exorcism when he confessed to killing a fellow member of a religious group in Kansas City, Missouri, whose death was originally ruled a suicide.The body of Bethany Deaton was found Oct. 30, 2012, in the back seat of her minivan with the doo ...

Five Cases in Ferguson, Mo., In Which Darren Wilson Was 'Indispensable Witness' Dismissed

Saint Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced on Wednesday that five felony cases in Ferguson in which Officer Darren Wilson -- the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, 18, in August -- was an indispensable witness for the prosecution will be dismissed.The announcement was made in a press release, which ...

NASA Completes Initial Assessment of Virginia Launch Site Following Rocket Explosion

Steady Stream of Lava Visible From Space

Eric Frein Manhunt Hopes Deflated by Balloon's Failure

How Vine Star's Speedo Stunt Hit Turbulence at 30,000 Feet

Vanished Broncos Fan 'Decided to Go for a Walk,' Police Say

Why Baltimore Is Hesitant to Open a 100-Year-Old Time Capsule

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South Central Advances, Salem's Season Ends in High School Volleyball

South Central plays Woodlawn in next round of Christ Our Rock Regional on Wednesday night.  

Junior High Sports Round-Up: St. Theresa and Patoka Play For St. Peter Tournament Title

Central City and Odin boys also pick up junior high wins along with Selmaville and Centralia girls.  

Illini Look to Score More, Return to NCAA Tourney

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois opened last season with nine new faces on a roster of 15.

Moment of Silence for Taveras Before World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There was a moment of silence before Game 6 of the World Series to honor Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, who died in an automobile accident over the weekend in the Dominican Republic.

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Bruins Lose Krug for 2-3 Weeks

The Boston Bruins' blueline takes another hit.Torey Krug will miss two to three weeks with a broken finger, Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Wednesd ...

Belichick Calls Manning "Best Quarterback I've Ever Coached Against"

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has created many defensive schemes in his 40 years of NFL coaching, ...

ESPN: Robert Griffin III Will Start Sunday

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, according ...

Bumgarner Does It Again, Giants Win World Series

Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday pitched five innings of scoreless relief on two days' rest to lead the San Fra ...

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See the Birth of Modern Medicine from the Doctor Who Collects the Negatives

medical adviser on the Cinemax drama The Knick. The show centers on the Knickerbocker Hospital at the turn of the 19th century, just as now common surgical techniqu ...

Humility Is the Virtue Women Want in a Man

iStock/Thinkstock(HOLLAND, Mich.) — To the chagrin of the stereotypical nice guy, it seems that women ar ...

Most Breastfeeding Friendly Airports Really Aren't

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Are most U.S. airports “breastfeeding friendly” as they cla ...

No Shortage of Tanning Beds for Students at Top Colleges in US

iStock/Thinkstock(WORCESTER, Mass.) — College students at top schools in the United States have plenty o ...


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There's More than One Mike Myers...and Freddy Krueger Too

Hulton Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sometimes fate can play cruel tricks. Other times, it’s your parents who do so.Either way, there are number of pe ...

Report: Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake Expecting First Baby

David Becker/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jessica Biel and hubby Justin Timberlake are expecting their first ...

Suge Knight, Katt Williams Arrested on Robbery Charges

Rapper Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of robbery involving a ...

“Orange Is the New Black” Actress Goes from Criminal to Cop in ABC's “Forever”

portrayed by Ioan Gruffudd -- to help solve murders.  Morgan is a medical examiner, but as Toussaint exp ...

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