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SIU Narrows Carbondale Chancellor Search to 2

There are now two candidates to become the next chancellor of Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.

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Not Guilty Pleas in Connection with Quincy Murder

Three people arrested in connection with the death of a boy in Quincy have all pleaded not guilty in Adams County.

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Damage Assistance Available Following April Northern IL Tornadoes

It would allow business owners in the Fairdale area to get Small Business Administration loans to help rebuild.

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Welcome Back, Lawmakers!

Workers' comp is the issue in the House

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Lawmakers React to Guv’s Budget Cut Proposals

Nekritz, Kotowski: Work on budget before Turnaround Agenda

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

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A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.