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  • Illinois student dies after basketball practice

    O'FALLON (AP) — A student at a southwest Illinois junior high school has died after suffering a medical emergency during a basketball practice.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • AG: Hotline available for settlement mortgage help

    CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan says Illinois consumers who believe they were impacted by "shoddy" mortgages through Bank of America can ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Bradley expects enrollment drop, budget cuts

    PEORIA (AP) — Bradley University President Joanne Glasser says freshman enrollment is expected to be down this fall and the private university is look ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, Aug. 22Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plannin ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Geothermal work at schools nearly done in Oregon

    OREGON – With temperatures reaching the 90s this week, students and staff at two Oregon school buildings will be glad the new heating-and-cooling syst ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fundraiser at Sterling Moose

    STERLING – An open house will take place Aug. 30 at the Sterling Moose Lodge, 2601 E. Lincolnway.A p ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Rock Falls High OKs budget with $500K shortfall

    ROCK FALLS – Once again, the Rock Falls School District must deal with a budget deficit. The school ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Advance orders still open for lobster sales

    MORRISON – Sullivan Foods’ third annual Lobster Fest will be Aug. 30 at the store, 300 N. Madison St.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Attorney General says he understands mistrust of police

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson ab ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Slums barricaded; Ebola sets record

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – Riot police and soldiers acting on their president’s orders used scrap wood ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Blues, Brews and BBQ to take over downtown Dixon

    DIXON – Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival will take over First Street from noon to midnight Aug. 30 in downtown Dixon.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

    WASHINGTON (AP) – At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Police warn about man posing as city worker, holding ‘tester’

    ROCK FALLS – Rock Falls Police warn residents to be on the lookout for anyone trying to enter their homes by posing as a city utility worker.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Students return to classes in realigned Dixon schools

    DIXON – While some students might have dreaded the first day of school, Mariam Sohail, a fifth-grader at Madison Elementary School, enjoyed it.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Slain 40-year-old American remembered for his passion

    ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – In 2011, just after he was released from the Libyan prison where he’d been he ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:15 am
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