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Deputies to Monitor Train Crossings Video included

DECATUR- Illinois is the third leading state for people dying after being struck by train, so there's a statewide push to educate people about the dangers More>>

Parents Break Seat Belt Rules Video included

DECATUR-We all know that buckling up is what you're supposed to do, but a new survey shows one in four parents do not make their kids buckle up every time they're in the car.

UIUC chancellor regretting uproar caused by not hiring professor

URBANA - On Monday, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise told a committee comprised of faculty leaders that she regretted the uproar caused by the decision to not hire Steven Salaita as a Native American Studies professor. More>>

Camp Butler National Cemetery to honor veterans

CLEAR LAKE - On October 1, 2014, Camp Butler National Cemetery will host its quarterly ceremony to honor veterans who have been recently interred at the cemetery, but were not afforded funeral honors at the time of their burial. More>>

Ribbon cutting ceremony to be held for renovated school

CHAMPAIGN - Champaign Unit School District #4 will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly-renovated Robeson Elementary School on September 23. More>>

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  • Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:52:26 GMT
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...More >>
    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an...More >>
  • Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:23:33 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...More >>
    President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis...More >>
  • Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

    Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:12:52 GMT
    A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the...More >>
    The Mexican government began airlifting the first of tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.More >>
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