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Decatur Holds Town Hall Meeting About Fair Tax Act

Supporters of The Fair Tax Act hosted a town hall meeting Thursday evening in Decatur. Sponsors are on a statewide tour to encourage citizens and lawmakers to support the bill that must be voted on by More>>

Schools Could See Major Cuts in State Funding Aid

Springfield - Schools could see about $451M less in state aid funding if the temporary state income tax increase isn't extended according to the Illinois State Board of Education. More>>

Council to Vote on Major Storm water Improvements

DECATUR- Major improvements are planned for the storm water system, coming with a major price tag of 60 million dollars.  The city has prioritized the areas with the biggest flooding problems.  There are More>>

Man who plead guilty to accidentally hitting and killing a toddler receives sentence

Decatur - In June of 2013 a 19-month-old was the victim of a hit and run, today the man who accidentally hit and killed the toddler received his sentence. More>>

Governor Quinn Announces $1.4 Million for Construction Project in Sherman

Governor Pat Quinn today announced an investment of $1.4 million for a road construction project in Sherman. More>>

Rutherford returns $30 million in unclaimed money

Illinois state Treasurer Dan Rutherford  says his office has returned nearly $30 million in previously unclaimed property to 15,000 owners in the first three months of 2014. More>>

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  • Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case

    Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:21:00 GMT
    A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.More >>
    An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped...More >>
  • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

    Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:01:29 GMT
    Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.More >>
    Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has...More >>
  • Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

    Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:50:56 GMT
    Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled...More >>
    Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to...More >>
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  • Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore

    Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:20 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:20:58 GMT
    Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday. The...More >>
    Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday. The original...More >>
  • Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

    Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:20 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:20:56 GMT
    Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.More >>
    Investigations into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it started listing and whether a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as...More >>
  • Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

    Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:20 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:20:46 GMT
    The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer....More >>
    The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or...More >>
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