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2015/01/28 16:14
2015/01/28 16:14
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a former eastern Illinois township supervisor to probation for stealing more than $60,000 from the township and using the money to gamble. The...
2015/01/28 16:14
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2015/01/28 12:13
2015/01/28 12:13
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Kankakee, Ill. (AP) - Lucy had been elusive since she bolted from her northeast-Illinois home on Dec. 28. But in the end she couldn't resist the lure of a cheeseburger. The 2-year-old German...
2015/01/28 02:43
2015/01/28 02:43
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A former suburban Chicago police chief has pleaded guilty to federal fraud, money laundering and tax evasion charges in connection with a nonprofit organization established in...
2015/01/26 20:46
2015/01/26 20:46
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Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration had prepared lists of businesses that were to receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses before...
2015/01/25 13:20
2015/01/25 13:20
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RANTOUL — Illinois ridership on Amtrak in fiscal year 2014 was down 4 percent from the previous year, the passenger rail service reported. Amtrak had about 4.97 million boardings and alightings in...
2015/01/25 05:50
2015/01/25 05:50
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Malik Williams posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds and Jessie Bates III scored 15 points to lead the Snider Panthers to a 59-43 boys high school basketball win over Concordia...
2015/01/24 00:57
2015/01/24 00:57
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The WSBT 22 Sports Team is getting ready for a big night of high school hoops. The annual Bi-County Tournament is a great competition for our local teams, and that will be featured tonight on Hoop it...
2015/01/22 18:08
2015/01/22 18:08
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say dozens of new applications for so-called enterprise zones in Illinois are under review. Illinois law allows a limited number of zones each year that are aimed...
2015/01/21 20:40
2015/01/21 20:40
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From his couch at home in New York City, Sam Marcus helped a woman bake corn muffins in Jefferson City, Mo., last week. The woman, who is blind, needed someone to read the instructions on a box of...
2015/01/15 05:13
2015/01/15 05:13
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A Kankakee firefighter with a fatal disease is getting new help in his battle against City Hall. Derek Hogg, a firefighter diagnosed with ALS--Lou Gehrig's disease, is about to be dumped from his...
2015/01/14 22:40
2015/01/14 22:40
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What is it, exactly, and has the word become an overused expression? "The action or business of promoting and selling products or services, including market research and advertising." That little...
2015/01/14 17:10
2015/01/14 17:10
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The finalists for Player of the Week are: *Josh Robinson, Normal West - 19 points vs. Moline; 19 points vs. Wheaton *Lou Griffith, Washington - 14 points vs. Pekin; 23 points vs. Kankakee *Cloe...
2015/01/13 20:40
2015/01/13 20:40
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After years of handwringing over the ethics of meat, I decided that this year I needed to kill my own -- or maybe stop eating it. My evolution started a decade ago with meat I bought from local...
2015/01/08 04:13
2015/01/08 04:13
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They put their lives on the line to save ours. However, one Kankakee firefighter battling a deadly disease said in his time of need, he's getting no help at all from City Hall. "Watching the parades...
2015/01/07 20:53
2015/01/07 20:53
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Stop the Illiana Tollway Dear Governor Rauner As a resident of Indiana, I join with Illinois residents in opposing the proposed the Illiana Tollway. The Illiana Tollway will be a major economic...
2015/01/05 23:43
2015/01/05 23:43
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A Kankakee, Illinois man is facing multiple drug charges. Clifton Johnson, 33, was charged with possession of a controlled substance over 30 grams and manufacture/deliver of a controlled substance...
2015/01/05 18:13
2015/01/05 18:13
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Kankakee, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A south suburban man was killed on New Year's Day when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree near Kankakee. Derek J. Bryant Jr., 18, of...
2015/01/05 14:20
2015/01/05 14:20
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The only domestic-violence shelter in Champaign-Urbana has had to turn away hundreds of women and children because it does not have enough room — and the problem is only getting worse, according to...
2015/01/04 22:04
2015/01/04 22:04
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Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel is known for antics and amusing quotes, like when he told his players to "line up alphabetically according to your height." Stengel's shenanigans started when he...
2015/01/04 12:26
2015/01/04 12:26
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Jessica Ortega will be responsible for overseeing Crystal Lake Park District beach operations, youth and teen programming and special events.� Ortega received her undergraduate degree in recreation,...
2015/01/28 16:14
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