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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Nearly 50 years ago, medical help took flightwas a nun, Sister Mary Andre, serving as the nursing supervisor of St. Francis
Nearly 50 years ago, medical help took flight
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
was a nun, Sister Mary Andre, serving as the nursing supervisor of St. Francis Hospital's premature nursery in Peoria, Illinois. At the time, most premature infants were transported to St. Francis by ambulance, often a long and arduous trip.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum siteSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — David Bohlen opens a drawer at the Illinois State Muse
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum site
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — David Bohlen opens a drawer at the Illinois State Museum's Research and Collections Center and not quite staring back at you — because their eyes are long gone — are about a dozen passenger pigeons. That's significant... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum sitegopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum site
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
gopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are found within the zoology collection at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center, in Springfield, Ill. The public will have a rare chance to see some of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum sitegopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum site
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
gopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are found within the zoology collection at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center, in Springfield, Ill. The public will have a rare chance to see some of... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum sitegopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum site
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
gopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are found within the zoology collection at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center, in Springfield, Ill. The public will have a rare chance to see some of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum sitegopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum site
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
gopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are found within the zoology collection at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center, in Springfield, Ill. The public will have a rare chance to see some of... Read more
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The News-Times
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum sitegopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are
Public gets chance to tour lesser-known State Museum site
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
gopher skulls are just one of the many thousands of skeletal specimens that are found within the zoology collection at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center, in Springfield, Ill. The public will have a rare chance to see some of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Reynolds: Manual guard Youngman commits to Eastern Kentuckywhose uncle Steve starred at Missouri and the NBA, has also received scholarshi
Reynolds: Manual guard Youngman commits to Eastern Kentucky
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
whose uncle Steve starred at Missouri and the NBA, has also received scholarship offers from Oral Roberts, IUPUI, Eastern Illinois, Vermont, Wyoming, SIUE and Evansville. … Washington guard Devin Whitelow’s first offer came this week from Division... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Wessler: Shaun Livingston and the friendship worth more than $1 millionfor kindergarten, which was taught by Ruth, and years later, in eighth grade, s
Wessler: Shaun Livingston and the friendship worth more than $1 million
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
for kindergarten, which was taught by Ruth, and years later, in eighth grade, star for a Lutheran Sports Association state championship basketball team coached by Tom. That’s about the time Shaun and Jerry formally met. Jerry was working as... Read more
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Roll Call
A Democrat's Choice to End Subtlety on Divisive Issuenothing happens on the Hill without suspicion of political motive, arrived Wedn
A Democrat's Choice to End Subtlety on Divisive Issue
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
nothing happens on the Hill without suspicion of political motive, arrived Wednesday on the op-ed page of the Akron Beacon Journal. It was an 820-word essay from one of the four House members from that part of northeastern Ohio, Democratic Rep.... Read more
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Business Insider
'Disinvitations' for college speakers are on the rise — here's a list of people silenced this yearnot because of the content of Mock's speech, but because pro-Israel group Hille
'Disinvitations' for college speakers are on the rise — here's a list of people silenced this year
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
not because of the content of Mock's speech, but because pro-Israel group Hillel co-sponsored the lecture. California State University, Los Angeles — Ben Shapiro Critics slammed the conservative writer and claimed his proposed lecture —... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Home schooling is the best solution for some familiesBe sure to check out our Extra edition "Make the Grade" in this Sunday's Journa
Home schooling is the best solution for some families
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Be sure to check out our Extra edition "Make the Grade" in this Sunday's Journal Star and at www.pjstar.com/extra MORTON — During the school year, Andra Benson of Morton works two jobs a day. She works second shift as an addictions counselor at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Jump unveils newly space designed for collaboration and creativitythan three years after the simulation center opened as a collaborative effort b
Jump unveils newly space designed for collaboration and creativity
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
than three years after the simulation center opened as a collaborative effort between OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. About 170 employees in departments such as telehealth, performance improvement,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Hiring of P.E. teachers approvedwas cut, leaving classroom teachers to develop curriculum and lead P.E. classes
Hiring of P.E. teachers approved
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
was cut, leaving classroom teachers to develop curriculum and lead P.E. classes ever since. But beginning this fall, the state will require all students to complete at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Children in grades 3-12 also must... Read more
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Asian journal
Diversity matters: Filipino-Americans in the Obama Administration(Part 2 of 2) Last week, the Asian Journal featured part one of Filipino-Ameri
Diversity matters: Filipino-Americans in the Obama Administration
Asian journal / Posted 2 days ago
(Part 2 of 2) Last week, the Asian Journal featured part one of Filipino-Americans who are part of the current administration. We are now publishing the second half of this two-part series. The Obama administration has been touted as the most... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Jump unveils third and fourth floors as space for collaboration, creativitythan three years after the simulation center opened as a collaborative effort b
Jump unveils third and fourth floors as space for collaboration, creativity
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
than three years after the simulation center opened as a collaborative effort between OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. About 170 employees in departments such as telehealth, performance improvement,... Read more
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dna
"Hillary will make us stronger together": Bill Clinton backs wife at DNCdidn’t speak to her. Then one night I was in the law library talking to a class
"Hillary will make us stronger together": Bill Clinton backs wife at DNC
dna / Posted 3 days ago
didn’t speak to her. Then one night I was in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal. He said it would guarantee me a job in a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn’t interested, I... Read more
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KERA North Texas
As Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If'had planned on running for president, and life intervened," the vice president
As Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If'
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
had planned on running for president, and life intervened," the vice president told his local paper, the Delaware News Journal, last week. "I made the right decision for my family, for my children. I made the right decision across the board. I... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Conventionslightly different time frames. But raw numbers are less informative than usin
Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
slightly different time frames. But raw numbers are less informative than using the actual poverty rate. The Wall Street Journal looked at the poverty rate instead of the sheer number of people, to take into account the population increase. It... Read more
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Philly.com
How will history rank President Obama?could take years - as it does with most presidents - to sort out the legacy of
How will history rank President Obama?
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
could take years - as it does with most presidents - to sort out the legacy of the skinny, under-experienced senator from Illinois who won in 2008. Among the elements of the Obama legacy, here, briefly, are some that are ripe for dispute: The... Read more
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International Business Times
Read Bill Clinton's DNC 2016 speech endorsing presidential candidate and wife Hillary Clinton but still didn't speak to her. Then one night in the law library talking to a c
Read Bill Clinton's DNC 2016 speech endorsing presidential candidate and wife Hillary Clinton
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
but still didn't speak to her. Then one night in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal, he said it would guarantee me a job at a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn't interested —... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
As Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If'had planned on running for president and life intervened," the vice president t
As Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
had planned on running for president and life intervened," the vice president told his local paper, the Delaware News Journal last week. "I made the right decision for my family, for my children. I made the right decision across the board. I... Read more
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CBS News
It's time to retire tired talk about the "Rust Belt""Rust Belt" -- to describe a large swath of the U.S.? The well-worn phrase has
It's time to retire tired talk about the "Rust Belt"
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
"Rust Belt" -- to describe a large swath of the U.S.? The well-worn phrase has staged a resurgence as politicians and journalists dust it off to describe a part of the country that could prove pivotal in the presidential battle between Donald... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Republicans move to get two Kirk opponents knocked off ballotalderman noted, is down by almost 50 percent. That’s pretty amazing.” (Hal Dard
Illinois Republicans move to get two Kirk opponents knocked off ballot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
alderman noted, is down by almost 50 percent. That’s pretty amazing.” (Hal Dardick) *New pension worries: The Wall Street Journal is reporting that long-term investment returns for public pension plans are poised to drop to the lowest rate of... Read more
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CNN
Transcript: Bill Clinton's DNC speechdidn't speak to her. Then one night I was in the law library talking to a class
Transcript: Bill Clinton's DNC speech
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
didn't speak to her. Then one night I was in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal. He said it would guarantee me a job in a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn't interested, I... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Conventionslightly different time frames. But raw numbers are less informative than usin
Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
slightly different time frames. But raw numbers are less informative than using the actual poverty rate. The Wall Street Journal looked at the poverty rate instead of the sheer number of people, to take into account the population increase. It... Read more
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Washington Post
Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Conventionslightly different time frames. But raw numbers are less informative than usin
Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
slightly different time frames. But raw numbers are less informative than using the actual poverty rate. The Wall Street Journal looked at the poverty rate instead of the sheer number of people, to take into account the population increase. It... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Conventiondidn’t speak to her. Then one night, I was in the law library talking to a clas
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Convention
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
didn’t speak to her. Then one night, I was in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal. He said it would guarantee me a job at a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn’t interested, I... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Conventiondidn’t speak to her. Then one night, I was in the law library talking to a clas
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Convention
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
didn’t speak to her. Then one night, I was in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal. He said it would guarantee me a job at a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn’t interested, I... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Conventiondidn’t speak to her. Then one night, I was in the law library talking to a clas
Read Bill Clinton's speech to the Democratic National Convention
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
didn’t speak to her. Then one night, I was in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal. He said it would guarantee me a job at a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn’t interested, i... Read more
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Fortune
Read Bill Clinton’s Speech at the Democratic Conventiondidn’t speak to her. Then one night I was in the law library talking to a class
Read Bill Clinton’s Speech at the Democratic Convention
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
didn’t speak to her. Then one night I was in the law library talking to a classmate who wanted me to join the Yale Law Journal. He said it would guarantee me a job in a big firm or a clerkship with a federal judge. I really wasn’t interested, I... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 26 in Journal Star sports historyJULY 26 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Phil Schindler and
July 26 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
JULY 26 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Phil Schindler and Sons baseball team, sparked by the arm and bat of Bob Koeppel, tops Home Juice Company 6-0 to take sole possession of first place in the Journal Star Prep League. Koeppel... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- FDR and the voice from the sewerby encouraging leading Democrats to run. Among those FDR urged to seek the Dem
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- FDR and the voice from the sewer
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
by encouraging leading Democrats to run. Among those FDR urged to seek the Democratic nomination were Secretary of State Cordell Hull, Works Progress Administration chief Harry Hopkins, Agriculture Secretary Henry Wallace, Solicitor General... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinoisthat communicate with train crews, vehicle sensors in pavement and signs warnin
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinois
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
that communicate with train crews, vehicle sensors in pavement and signs warning of train speeds faster than 80 mph, The State Journal-Register reported. Illinois Commerce Commission rail safety program administrator Mike Stead said the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in IllinoisIll. (AP) - Safety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains a
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinois
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
Ill. (AP) - Safety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains along a high-speed rail corridor in Illinois months before Amtrak service at up to 110 mph is set to begin. The State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2amuOJR )... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in IllinoisIll. (AP) _ Safety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains a
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinois
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
Ill. (AP) _ Safety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains along a high-speed rail corridor in Illinois months before Amtrak service at up to 110 mph is set to begin. The State Journal-Register reports that new safety... Read more
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Island Packet
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in IllinoisSafety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains along a high-
Safety regulators get up for higher train speeds in Illinois
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
Safety regulators have started warning motorists of faster trains along a high-speed rail corridor in Illinois months before Amtrak service at up to 110 mph is set to begin. New safety improvements include crossing gates, signals that communicate... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Diamond Rio to headline first night of Urbana Sweetcorn Festivalat 3013 Rutherford Drive. JOHNATHAN HETTINGER ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL UI
Diamond Rio to headline first night of Urbana Sweetcorn Festival
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
at 3013 Rutherford Drive. JOHNATHAN HETTINGER ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL UI grad named principal PHILO — University of Illinois grad Lisa Doughan has been named the new principal at St. Thomas Catholic School, succeeding Melissa Reder. Doughan... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide properties
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013.The confirmation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria to buy, raze landslide properties
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
EP to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
EP to buy, raze landslide properties
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
EP to buy, raze landslide propertiesEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
EP to buy, raze landslide properties
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013.The confirmation... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslideJul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM EAST PEORIA — Offici
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:24 PM EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslideEAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Ma
East Peoria will be able to buy and then demolish properties affected by 2013 landslide
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Officials learned Friday afternoon that the Illinois Emergency Management Agency has confirmed grant funding for the city to allow it to purchase and then demolish seven properties severely damaged by landslides in 2013. The... Read more
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The Hill
Why old school organized labor is needed in new digital newsroomsbittersweet. I’d had my quibbles with the company’s management and editorial po
Why old school organized labor is needed in new digital newsrooms
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
bittersweet. I’d had my quibbles with the company’s management and editorial policies, but I also learned a ton, grew as a journalist and made friends. We ate cake on my last day. A month later, and two weeks into an exciting new job at Reuters,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 22 in Journal Star sports historyJULY 22 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Galesburg Pioneers
July 22 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
JULY 22 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Galesburg Pioneers baseball team posts a 4-3 comeback win over Lincoln in Central Illinois Collegiate League play. The Pioneers break a 3-all tie on pitcher Minton White’s home run in the... Read more
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NBC News
From Clinton to Obama: Convention Speeches That Made an Impactto avoid physically embracing the president who trailed behind him awkwardly. C
From Clinton to Obama: Convention Speeches That Made an Impact
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
to avoid physically embracing the president who trailed behind him awkwardly. Carter would later allege in his private journal that his primary opponent had been drinking that night. While the speech is remembered as one of the most... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rude but harmless awakening in Monticellodays. The up-and-down tone of Wednesday's malfunction is from the era of air ra
Rude but harmless awakening in Monticello
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
days. The up-and-down tone of Wednesday's malfunction is from the era of air raid sirens. STEVE HOFFMAN Piatt County Journal-Republican CHAMPAIGN URBANA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Kirchner is new director CHAMPAIGN — Gerri Kirchner, an expert in... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories from Thursday, July 21stCounty, where 15 people died. Baron said the floods triggered memories of the
Mad Minute stories from Thursday, July 21st
KHQ Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
County, where 15 people died. Baron said the floods triggered memories of the November 1985 floods that remain the state's costliest natural disaster, with more than $570 million in damage and 47 dead. "These are the people of our state.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without onecan register students for school and, if needed, get their physical exams and i
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without one
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
can register students for school and, if needed, get their physical exams and immunizations. About 700 students missed the state-mandated Oct. 15 deadline last year, which is part of the reason the district went to the earlier deadline. Though the... Read more
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