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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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Kinmundy's American Obstacle Doubles in Size with New Additions

Kinmundy's American Obstacle Doubles in Size with New Additions

The outdoor adventure park, American Obstacle, showed off their newest additions today during a ribbon cutting ceremony at their location in Kinmundy.

Salvation Army Plans Back Pack Giveaway Party

Sign-up for back packs for the start of the next school year is underway at the Salvation Army.  

U of I's Top Administrator Says Campus Aims to Plot a Long-Term Financial Course

One of the top administrators at the University of Illinois' flagship campus says a new task force looking at the school's budget aims to plot a long-term financial course.

Former U.S. Congressman Fails to Appear at Arraignment on Federal Tax Charges

CHICAGO (AP) - A former U.S. congressman has failed to appear at a scheduled arraignment to enter a plea on federal tax charges.

ACLU Seeks Federal Enforcement of Illinois Child Services

German POW Turned U.S. Soldier Turned Murray Center Dentist Honored

Study of East Entrance to Salem Wal-Mart Now Underway

Salem City Council to Consider Canine Unit for Police Department

Police Beat for Monday, July 6th, 2015

Four Arrested on Meth Charges In Marion County Over Weekend

Salem Man Arrested Following Near Crash and Chase

Crowd Gathers to Watch 5th Veterans 4th of July Parade in Centralia

Farina's 60th 4th of July Celebration Goes off with A Bang

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested For Domestic Battery

Five Injured, Including 4 Children From Hoyleton, in Perry County Crash

Smithsonian Exhibit on Water to Come to Southern Illinois

As Trading Pits Close, Old Timers Recall the 'Roar' From The Floor

Effingham Man Hurt in One Vehicle Crash in Kinmundy

Police Beat for Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Closer Look: Despite Budget Deadlock, There Are Ways Out

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Woman Shot and Killed While Walking in Hollywood, Motive Unclear

A gunman shot and killed a woman in Hollywood, and the shooter’s motive remains unclear, authorities said.The shooting happened after 10 p.m. Sunday near Sunset Boulevard.The Los Angeles Police Department’s West Bureau Homicide division identified the victim in a media release as Carrie Jean Melvin, 30. Me ...

One Dead, Five Injured in Washington State Ice Cave Collapse

An ice cave partially collapsed Monday in Washington state, killing one person and injuring five others, authorities said.The collapse happened at about 5 p.m. at the Big Four Ice Caves, located in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest east of Seattle.According to the Snohomish County Sheriff, the person who died ...

Man Charged With Murder in San Francisco Pier Shooting, DA Says

The man accused of a killing a young woman in a tourist-heavy area of San Francisco has been formally charged with murder, officials said. Francisco Sanchez, allegedly gunned down Kate Steinle as she walked with her father on Pier 14 last Wednesday night in an apparently random killing, according to police. Sanchez, a ...

Chicago Mayor Decries Gang Violence After Violent Holiday Weekend

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Monday he is both “saddened and sickened” by the gun violence in the city over the July 4th weekend. The shootings, which were concentrated in the city's struggling south and west sides, left 9 people dead and at least 53 injured. A 7-year-old-boy, and a 17-year-old-boy, ...

Bikes Stolen From Neighborhood Bicycle Program, Community Donates Three Times as Many

South Carolina Takes Step Towards Removing Confederate Flag With Senate Vote

Convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Begins Appeals Process

Maryland Mom Accused of Leaving Infant on Road Held on $500K Bail

Turnabout: ISIS Fighter Makes July 4 Threat, Reportedly Killed That Day

SC Confederate Flag Removal Plan Takes Step Forward

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Salem Post 128 Junior's Return To Action Tonight At Home....Summer Schedule For Tuesday...

SALEM - Today in Jr Legion play, Breese Gray plays at Breese Blue in a double header at 6, Centralia heads to Salem to take on Post 128 in a double header at SCHS Field starting at 6pm, Carlyle Purple will play a pair at Carlyle Gold. 

AL Knocks Off NL In Little League Major's All-Star Game...

SALEM - In the Little League Major's All-Star game held at the Complex last night the American League knocked off the National League 8-6

Men's Recreation Softball League Scores...

SALEM - In men's softball play last night at Bryan Bennett Park...

Salem Soccer Association Holding Registration....

SALEM - The Salem Soccer Association is accepting registration for fall soccer.  This is to play in the Southwest Illinois Soccer League, which is a travel recreation league. 

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Lackey outduels Lester, leads Cardinals to 6-0 win over Cubs

     CHICAGO (AP) - John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon L ...

Sale strikeout streak ends, pitches White Sox past Toronto

     CHICAGO (AP) - Chris Sale's bid for a record strikeout streak ended, but he pitched a ...

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester gets 1st career hit in 67th at-bat

     (AP) - Cubs pitcher Jon Lester has singled for his first major league hit after 66 fr ...

Oilers get G Anders Nilsson in trade with Blackhawks

     EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson ...

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Your Age Might Not Match the Age of Your Cells

A new study from Duke University found that some people are biologically 'older' and aging at a faster rate – even though their chronological age is the same. ...

Brooklyn Woman Officially Named World’s Oldest Person at 116

At 116 years old, Susannah Mushatt Jones of Brooklyn, New York is now officially the world's oldest living pe ...

Model You Never Knew Existed Shapes the Jeans You Wear

ABC News(NEW YORK) — J.Lo, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian may have the most talked-about derrieres in Hollyw ...

Your Body: Keeping Your Kids Hydrated

one that health experts say affects more than half of the children in America.A new study out of Harvard sugg ...


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Scaled-Down "American Idol Live!" Tour Launches Tonight

 American Idol season 14 ended in May, but now the top five contestants are hitting the road for the annual American Idol Live! tour.  Yes, ...

"The Bachelorette" Recap: Shawn B. Finds Out About Kaitlyn's Night with Nick

Monday night on ABC's The Bachelorette, Kaitlyn Bristowe confessed to Shawn B. that ...

Final Totals for July 4 Weekend Box Office Puts "Inside Out" Ahead of "Jurassic World"

 Jurassic World's reign as box office champ has come to an end. Estimates for the Fourth of July weekend ...

Caitlyn Jenner 'Feels a Responsibility' to the Transgender Community

Caitlyn Jenner is exploring the issues and people in the LGBT community in a series of editorials for&nb ...

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