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South Central Receives One of 12 Federal Literacy Grants

South Central Grade School has been selected as one of only a dozen rural schools across the country for a federal literacy grant. 

Alleged Buchheit Burglar Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

A 19-year-old Centralia man already facing federal burglary and weapons charges has now been indicted on the same charges by a Federal Grand Jury. 

Centralia HS Alumni Association Opens New Capital Funds Donation Initiative

The Centralia High School Alumni Association has a new way for alumni and donors to help out with projects at the school. 

Mark Decker Drops Out of Salem Mayoral Race, Three Candidates Remain

One of the four candidates for Mayor of Salem has dropped out of the race.  

Centralia High School Approves Low Tax Levy

Kaskaskia College Presents Check to Salem Hospital

14 Salem High Seniors Honored as State Scholars

Mt. Vernon Bank Robber, Caught in the Act, Pleads Guilty

Bid Date Set for South Central Grade School Addition

All Lanes Open Following Hazardous Material Spill on I-64

GOP says Rauner Should Appoint Next Comptroller

Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.4 Percent

Gov. Quinn Calls Session for Comptroller Election

I-64 Reopened Following Chemical Spill in White County

Odin School Board Once Again Urged To Fire Superintendent

Calumet and Airport Roads Completely Reopened Until Spring

Iuka Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Charge

Junction City Man Charged With Failure To Register As Child Murderer

Sandoval Board Clears Way for Hiring of New Animal Control Officer

Police Beat for Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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“The Interview”: FBI Links North Korea to Sony Hacking

iStock/Thinksto(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government has taken the bold step of publicly branding the North Korean regime as the driving force behind the massive cyber-attack on Sony Pictures that has paralyzed the film company and raised fears of terrorist attacks inside the United States.In a rare, official statem ...

“The Interview”: Feds Prepared to Blame North Korea for Sony Attack

Singapore, Thailand, Italy, Bolivia, Poland and Cyprus -- before hitting its target in the United States.A group calling itself “Guardians of Peace” has claimed responsibility.It’s unclear what role North Korea’s army of cyber soldiers -- known as “Bureau 121” -- may have played in ...

Facebook Friend Request Spat Leads to Arrest

Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LARGO, Fla.) — A spat over a Facebook friend request resulted in a 72-year-old woman being slapped and another woman being arrested, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.Authorities say Rachel Anne Hayes, 27, became upset when the alleged victim refu ...

Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes 'Is Not a Monster,' Parents Say

Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office(NEW YORK) — The parents of James Holmes, the man accused in a 2012 movie theater rampage in Colorado, said their son “is not a monster” and expressed hopes that he gets institutionalized in their first public statement since the attack.“We love our son, we have a ...

Ohio Supreme Court Says Traffic Camera Can Stay

America Conducted Fewest Executions Since 1994

North Carolina Driver Gets Into Two Accidents, Caught on Video

New York AG Sends Cease-and-Desist Letters to Companies Selling Realistic-Looking Toy Guns

Mystery in Texas Meteorologist's Shooting Deepens

'Slender Man' Stabbing Suspects Competent to Stand Trial

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High School Basketball Round Up

Salem, Centralia and South Central girls win, St. Elmo and Wayne City Boys Tournaments continue.  

Junior High Basketball Round Up

Patoka Junior High boys beat Sandoval.  Salem Franklin Park girls fall to Breese All Saints.

LA Kings Erase 3-Goal Deficit, Move Past Blues 6-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anze Kopitar had a career-high five points, Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

High School Basketball Round-Up

St. Elmo and Wayne City Boys Basketball Tournaments continue.  Sandoval girls beat Ramsey.  

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Report: Padres Acquire Outfielder Justin Upton from the Braves

The San Diego Padres have struck again this offseason by acquiring another big-time bat. According to reports, the team has acquired outfielder Justin Upton from th ...

Seahawks Reward Linebacker K.J. Wright with Four-Year Extension

The Seattle Seahawks have locked up another key member of their dominant defense. ESPN reports they've reward ...

Giants Re-Sign Starting Pitcher Jake Peavy

Starting pitcher Jake Peavy enjoyed his brief time with the San Francisco Giants so much, he agreed on a two- ...

Jets Acquire Defenseman Jay Harrison from Canes

Winnipeg Jets acquired defenseman Jay Harrison from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a sixth round pic ...

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The Possible Health Benefits of Mistletoe?

Korean mistletoe -– may help fight obesity-related liver disease in mice.That particular mistletoe contains a number of biologically active compounds, includi ...

The Couple that Tries to Lose Weight Together May Not Lose Weight Together

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two brains are better than one when it comes to tackling certain things, b ...

Parents Should Buy Teens Newer, Safer Cars

Parents buying their teenage children cars should open up their wallet and opt for a new car instead of a use ...

Report Names Most, Least Prepared States for Infectious Disease

A new report named the most and least prepared states in the country when it comes to infectious disease.The ...


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Why Natalie Portman Says "Star Wars" Actually Hurt Her Career

When Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace came out in 1999, it became one of the highest grossing movies of all-time, but fans of the Star Wars franchise were to ...

Angelina Jolie on Bucking the Hollywood Establishment: ‘I Do What I Want to Do’

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie has never played by Hollywood's rules, and she doesn't ...

Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Directing Brad Pitt in Love Scene

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be back on screen together in By the Sea, which is set to be released next ...

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye to “The Colbert Report” Thursday Night

Comedy Central(NEW YORK) — After nine years as host of The Colbert Report, and with a new gig as David L ...

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