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Illinois State Museum Reopening Saturday

The Illinois State Museum in Springfield reopens Saturday. 

Governor on Next Step

Now that Illinois has a plan to get through the end of the calendar year, Governor Bruce Rauner says the next step is to negotiate a grand compromise between November and January. 

State Representative John Cavaletto Says Some Good Things Included in Stop Gap Budget

State Representative John Cavaletto says there are some good things in the stop gap budget signed by the Governor Thursday night, but a lot of other issues and problems were left unaddressed.   

Two Area Superintendents Calls State Budget 'Band Aid' That Didn't Solve Inequities

Both Sandoval School Superintendent Jennifer Garrison and Centralia High School Superintendent Chuck Lane are glad there is now a state budget in place for K-12 schools, but are disappointed there were no changes in the school aide formula.  

Kaskaskia College President Reacts to Budget

Fourth of July Celebrations and Fireworks Set Throughout the Weekend, If Weather Cooperates

Fourth of July Closures

Governor Signs Budget Bills Passed Earlier Thursday by Legislature

Rauner Signs Bill Extending Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois Legislature Passes Partial Budget

Effingham County village loses pharmacy, gains tele pharmacy

Education Leaders Rally for Equity Now in K-12 Budget

Illinois House Approves First Piece of Stopgap State Budget Deal

7 Arrested in 3 Search Warrants Executed in Mt. Vernon Drug Cases

Police Beat for Thursday, June 30th, 2016

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital receives 2016 QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare

Illinois lawmakers set to vote on stopgap spending deal

Attorneys due in court over Illinois redistricting lawsuit

Illinois unemployment agency expanding help for jobseekers

Dynegy plans to shutter 1 unit at Baldwin plant by October

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"Serial" Star's Lawyer: Syed Should Be Released on Bail

tomloel/iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) – The lawyer for "Serial" podcast star Adnan Syed who was granted a new trial on Thursday for his role in allegedly murdering his high school ex-girlfriend says his client is not a flight risk nor is he a danger to the community, saying he should be granted bail. In an intervi ...

Fourth of July Travel: What You Need To Know

If you’re like most Americans, you’re headed for a weekend full of barbecues and fireworks.But prior to the fun in the sun kicks off, inevitably, comes the hassle of travel.Millions of Americans will be taking to the sky this weekend.Airlines have nearly 11 million seats for the four-day Independence Day w ...

Serial Star's Lawyer: Syed Should Be Released On Bail

tomloel/iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) – The lawyer for "Serial" podcast star Adnan Syed who was granted a new trial on Thursday for his role in allegedly murdering his high school ex-girlfriend says his client is not a flight risk nor is he a danger to the community, saying he should be granted bail. In an intervi ...

New Baltimore PD Use of Force Policy Emphasizes 'Sanctity of Life'

the first update in more than a decade and coming in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.This is the first time the BPD's use of force policy has been updated since 2003, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The updated use of force policy announcement comes during the Departm ...

Boy, 8, Medevaced from Royal Carribbean Ship After Pool Accident

Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Granted New Trial

Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship Forced to Turn Back After Pool Accident

Family of Montana Man Killed in Grizzly Bear Attack Speaks Out

Researchers Catch an 11-Foot, 7-Inch Tiger Shark While Fishing in North Carolina

Travel Security Heightened for 4th of July

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Salem Running Club To Begin

SCHS - The Salem Running Club will be starting up Wednesday, July 6th. 

Girls Soccer Camps to Be Held At Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Blue Angel Soccer Program will host two girl’s camps in July for junior high and high school students.

Tennis Camps to Be Held At Kaskaskia College July 25-26

Two tennis camps will be held at Kaskaskia College the July 25 & 26. 

Yanks & Reds Into Minor's Final

LITTLE LEAGUE COMPLEX - The finals are set in the Little League Minor's Tournament as the Hunter Law Yankees will take on the Edward Jones Reds in the Tuesday night title game after wins last night.  

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It's Time Again for Bobby Bonilla's Annual Mets Payday

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It's that time again. Bobby Bonilla receives his annual Mets payout Friday.Each year on July 1, from now until 2035, the former M ...

Report: Jeremy Lin, Brooklyn Nets Agree on Three-Year Deal

Point guard Jeremy Lin is reportedly coming back to New York.Sources tell ESPN the free agent met with the Br ...

Minor League Team Signs Two Women Players

The Sonoma Stompers have become the first professional baseball team since the 1950’s to have multiple ...

Scoreboard Roundup -- 6/30/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEKansas City 4, St. Loui ...

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Get Crazy with Corn on the Cob This Holiday Weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — What’s a Fourth of July cookout without corn on the cob?When butter, salt and pepper simply aren’t enough, try these ...

Man Calls 911 Thinking He Was in Plane Crash, But 'It Was All Just a Dream' Possibly Caused by Medication

  A 75-year-old man from Renton, Washington, recently called 911 claiming he was in a small plane crash, ...

Growing Number of US Clinics Marketing Unproven Stem Cell Treatments, Study Finds

  Stem cells represent for some the promise of a cure from disease or relief from chronic pain conditions ...

What Your Job Says About Your Suicide Risk

  When it comes to jobs that are detrimental to your health, experts often refer to the three Ds -- dirty ...


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Audio of Prince's Emergency Plane Landing Released

Six days before Prince's untimely passing, the legendary musician was on a flight that made an emergency landing on April 15 in Moline, Illinois. EMTs came to the ...

Anna Kendrick Says Fans Who Meet Her Expect Snarkiness

If you meet Anna Kendrick in the street, don't expect a warm and fuzzy reaction. "When I’m snarky with ...

Samuel L. Jackson Watched the Grass Grow on the "Tarzan" Set

If you check out The Legend of Tarzan over the weekend, you wouldn't be blamed for thinking the mov ...

"The Legend of Tarzan," "The BFG," "The Purge: Election Year" Open Today

Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: * The Legend of Tarzan -- Alexander ...

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