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Mobile Home Park Lock Down

SANGAMON COUNTY- A lock down at a mobile home park near Riverton ended without any injuries Tuesday night. More>>

Emotions Run High As Tom Michael is Introduced as EIU Athletic Director

CHARLESTON -- It's not his home, his alma mater, or the campus he's spent 23 years dedicated to serving.New Eastern Illinois athletic director Tom Michael says, however, he's right where he needs to be."I'm honored to accept the position as the tenth director of athletics for Eastern Illinois University," said a noticeably emotional Michael. During a brief press conference announcing his new position, he revealed that 15 years ago to the day -- July 22, 1999 -- Michael's father passed away."I... More>>

Residents Voice Concerns at a High Speed Rail Meeting

Lincoln- Construction is underway across Illinois as crews make way for a high speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis. Employees from the Illinois Department of Transportation were in Lincoln on Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus hearing the concerns of community members. "We are interested in the safety and the accessibility of the high speed rails. The overpasses anandhe accessibility for anybody with a disability," Pete Roberts said. "Right now the trains are rocky and it's not necessarily... More>>

Woman Swindled, Robbed in Home Repair Scam Video included

WAPELLA- An elderly woman in one central illinois town is swindled and robbed by a crew promising home repairs.
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Community Partnering to Get Kids Immunized

DECATUR- Each year, hundreds of students miss school because they don't have the required immunizations.
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Illinois State Board of Education looking for volunteers for bilingual council

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking seven new members to serve on its bilingual education advisory council.
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Wind turbine repairs being considered by Springfield Park District

SPRINGFIELD - Steps are being taken by the Springfield Park District to fix a dysfunctional Southwind Park wind turbine. More>>

Lincoln Tomb documentary to be made by Iowa filmmaker

SPRINGFIELD - An Iowa filmmaker is partnering with the Lincoln Monument Association to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois. More>>

Corn and soybean crops in Illinois faring well

SPRINGFIELD - In a weekly crop-status update, the United States Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is faring well, and is maturing faster than normal. More>>

$1 billion Illinois road repair plan signed by Governor Quinn

CHICAGO - A nearly $1 billion capital construction spending plan intended to repair roads and bridges in Illinois has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn. More>>

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  • Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

    Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:40:29 GMT
    After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to...More >>
    Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine...More >>
  • CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

    CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:24:23 GMT
    Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.More >>
    The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.More >>
  • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:15:04 GMT
    By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.More >>
    By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots...More >>
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  • US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:41:12 GMT
    The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.More >>
    Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian...More >>
  • UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:03:27 GMT
    The Palestinian U.N. envoy says a draft U.N. resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip will be formally circulated to the Security Council.More >>
    The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."More >>
  • Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

    Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:42:54 GMT
    Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state...More >>
    A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot...More >>
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