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Sunday, November 17, 201311/17/2013

High School Football Scores

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This weekend’s high school footbal scores: Sacred Heart-Griffin wins 42-8 over Highland in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs. Rochester wins…

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Sunday, November 17, 201311/17/2013

A Gettysburg Address ‘by the people’

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When Abraham Lincoln spoke of a government “by the people” at Gettysburg, he probably didn’t imagine 150 years later his…

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Sunday, November 17, 201311/17/2013

Ice and Snow Around the Corner?

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“Ice and snow – take it slow.” That’s the slogan the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are…

Saturday, November 16, 201311/16/2013

Puppy “Lemon” Law Fixed and Signed

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Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation fixing a small mistake in Illinois’ new pet “lemon” law. Lawmakers in October passed…

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Saturday, November 16, 201311/16/2013

Court to Hear Arguments on Blagojevich Appeal

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An appeals court says it will hear arguments next month on granting a new trial to former Illinois Gov. Rod…

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Saturday, November 16, 201311/16/2013

Day Cares Could Face Fines if Pest Forms not Filed

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Illinois health officials say more than 200 day care centers and schools could face fines for failing to comply with…

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Saturday, November 16, 201311/16/2013

Update: Rollover Crash on I-72

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An accident on Interstate 72 held up traffic for about an hour Friday morning. District 9 Illinois State Police are…

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Friday, November 15, 201311/15/2013

UIS May Change Mascot, Team Names

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It’s not an issue of national security, but the identity of the nominees to serve as the new UIS mascot are being closely held.

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Friday, November 15, 201311/15/2013

New Shoes + Kids = Smiling Faces

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Thanks to the generosity of alumni and faculty for the SIU School of Medicine, at least 90 students from the Enos Elementary School are headed home with new shoes

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Friday, November 15, 201311/15/2013

Former Decatur Worker Charged in Bus-Fare Thefts

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A former employee of the public transit agency in Decatur has been charged with theft of government funds after police…