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2014/07/23 16:43
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems. The Nebraska Department of Education announced Tuesday it would...
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2014/07/23 10:29
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... Two Illinois gang members have pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute drugs. The (Peoria) Journal-Star reports (http://bit.ly/1nndD8S ) 26-year-old Aeiral Yarbrough and 24-year-old Deona White...
2014/07/22 19:11
2014/07/22 19:11
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EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- East Peoria Police are investigating a Monday evening fire as an arson. According to the Journal Star, the fire broke out just before 6 p.m. at 403 Monson St. Authorities say...
2014/07/22 12:29
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) _ A former Baptist missionary accused of shooting his wife to death on Valentine’s Day of last year was found guilty of first-degree murder. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports the...
2014/07/20 04:26
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Nathan Leuthold is accused of shooting his 39-year-old wife, Denise, in their Peoria home on Valentine's Day in 2013. Prosecutors allege Leuthold wanted his wife dead so he could pursue an...
2014/07/19 13:29
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... Police say a man halted a home invasion and beating by removing four women from the scene with one "giant bear hug. " The incident in South Peoria allegedly began about 6:45 p.m. Thursday at a home...
2014/07/19 13:20
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PEORIA, ILL. (AP) -- Chad Grimm is the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor, but he's not campaigning this summer as much as defending his spot on the November ballot. As an...
2014/07/16 21:26
2014/07/16 21:26
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The (Peoria) Journal-Star reports Wednesday that neighbors of the northwest-side house approached a Peoria County Sheriff's deputy after seeing a bright flash and hearing an explosion above the...
2014/07/15 20:14
2014/07/15 20:14
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The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington March 5, 2014. U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared to look for a compromise that would enable them to avoid overruling a...
2014/07/15 17:57
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A former Nebraska football player has pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges. The Lincoln Journal Star says 26-year-old Benjamin Martin made the pleas Monday at a hearing in...
2014/07/15 13:57
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The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners is considering paying $75,000 to settle a lawsuit filed over the suicide of a 16-year-old in county custody. The Lincoln Journal Star says the settlement...
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2014/07/15 13:47
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KEWANEE, Ill. (AP) - The Henry County coroner says a western Illinois man was apparently electrocuted when an aluminum ladder he was carrying contacted a power line. Henry County Coroner Dave Johnson...
2014/07/15 11:14
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Peoria officials say the ex-husband of a strangled woman whose murder investigation is ongoing has died of apparent suicide. The Peoria County coroner tells the Journal Star...
2014/07/15 06:24
2014/07/15 06:24
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Nathan Leuthold says he found his 39-year-old wife there after an apparent burglary. But police believe the former Baptist missionary staged the burglary and killed her. According to the Journal Star...
2014/07/14 20:11
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PEORIA, Ill. -- A Peoria man sentenced to 55 years in prison for killing his wife is looking to get a new trial, and change his guilty plea. Phouvone Sophanavong pleaded guilty in the November death...
2014/07/14 17:52
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A man who says he was never mentally ill is suing doctors who kept him in a Nebraska psychiatric ward for nearly 20 years, the AP reports. John Montin, 52, is seeking roughly $33 million in damages...
2014/07/14 06:24
2014/07/14 06:24
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Nathan Leuthold’s trial begins today. He has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the 2013 death of his wife, 39-year-old Denise Leuthold. The Journal Star reports that broadcast media will...
2014/07/14 06:06
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High School Football Season is closer than you think.Posted Monday, July 14, 2014, at 12:39 AM Hemingford's Ethan Skinner (#45) looks for daylight in last year's Class D-1 final at Memorial Stadium...
2014/07/12 14:58
2014/07/12 14:58
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Dave "Hayseed" Thomssen is 79 years old, a retired geologist, who, thanks to recent back surgery, walks with a cane. He's also one of Lincoln's fastest men. But unless you're an...
2014/07/12 09:04
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Ameren Illinois is turning off the power for part of downtown Peoria to fix a utility line. The (Peoria) Journal Star (http://bit.ly/TXBGzv) reports Ameren says shutting down the...
2014/07/23 16:43
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