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WATCH: NBA ‘drafts’ Isaiah Austin

WATCH: NBA ‘drafts’ Isaiah Austin

DRAFTED:Isaiah Austin is "drafted" by the entire league. Photo: YouTube

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recognized Isaiah Austin by calling his name on behalf of the league after his dreams were cut short by his diagnosis with Marfan syndrome.

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Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death

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A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

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North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

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Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

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Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

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Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

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If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

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Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.