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2015/08/04 16:43
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois' state climatologist says July was cooler and wetter than average across the state. But there were exceptions. Climatologist Jim Angel said Monday the state's average...
2015/08/04 16:43
2015/08/04 16:43
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2015/08/03 11:13
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GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A severe thunderstorm warning has expired for Chicago, though a few rain showers may still pass through the area early Monday. The National Weather Service...
2015/07/31 16:46
2015/07/31 16:46
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NBC and Telemundo will host Clear the Shelters on Aug. 15 when many local shelters in Chicago will waive adoption fees in hopes of finding homes for as many pets as possible. Find a shelter near you...
2015/07/31 05:12
2015/07/31 05:12
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Rush University Medical Center is considering building a new start-of-the-art medical school and student housing on the site of Malcolm X College, creating an educational hub for its students and...
2015/07/31 03:13
2015/07/31 03:13
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Mark Giangreco was fuming Thursday. In previous years, WLS-7 would shoot extensive footage of drills during the Bears' first day of training camp. However, the team's new media policies limited his...
2015/07/30 22:13
2015/07/30 22:13
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... A Joliet police sergeant has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested Wednesday by Kankakee police on theft-related charges. Henry M. Dahl is charged with possession of...
2015/07/30 21:46
2015/07/30 21:46
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Since the Chicago Bears moved their summer training camp to Bourbonnais in 2002, legions of fans have made the 50-mile trek down Interstate 57 to see the Monsters of the Midway gear up for the regular...
2015/07/30 12:13
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Kankakee, Ill. (AP) - A report says inmates from outside Kankakee County are saving the jail $2.6 million this year. A special finance committee formed to study the county's rent-a-cell program found...
2015/07/29 15:04
2015/07/29 15:04
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Here is your weekly roundup of goings on -- artist signings, staffing moves, good news and more -- in the wide world of country music. News from the road: Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldeansold a...
2015/07/29 00:13
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State lawmakers are pushing the Illinois State Board of Education to take away a special stipend given to new state schools Superintendent Tony Smith that was awarded to make up for his reduced...
2015/07/28 17:36
2015/07/28 17:36
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PACKWOOD-Connie Lou Thoma, 73, of 225 N. Church St., died at 4:46 a.m. July 27, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa. She was born May 18, 1942 in Packwood, IA to Donald and Edrith Ruggles...
2015/07/28 12:14
2015/07/28 12:14
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A 38-year-old Kankakee man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for growing marijuana plants with the intent to distribute them. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Springfield said Monday...
2015/07/25 05:34
2015/07/25 05:34
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LEETONIA - The First United Methodist Church of Leetonia will host its first fun fest from noon to 4 p.m. today in the church parking lot. A Praise Band, the "New Way" from Canton, will play from 2 to...
2015/07/24 05:37
2015/07/24 05:37
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... tornadoes were surveyed as a result of the June 22 storm. From Morrison to Kankakee, there was about 130 miles of continuous damage. Within that 130 miles, approximately 55 miles were tornado...
2015/07/24 01:13
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A 2005 Illinois law was intended to curtail big salary spikes and impose cash penalties on districts that give raises larger than 6 percent to retiring educators. But hundreds of districts doled out...
2015/07/23 19:14
2015/07/23 19:14
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CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment dropped in June in every Illinois metro area, the 16th straight month of statewide decreases: Metropolitan Area June 2015 June 2014 Change Bloomington 4.6% 5.8%...
2015/07/23 14:04
2015/07/23 14:04
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Kankakee, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a 12-year-old Kankakee boy is charged with arson in a fire at a Family Dollar store earlier this month. The (Kankakee) Daily-Journal reports...
2015/07/23 03:30
2015/07/23 03:30
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One big gift tonight for the local "Pink Heals" chapter. The Rantoul Fire Department donated one of itss oldest fire trucks to their cause. The newly-formed Central Illinois chapter had just a squad...
2015/07/23 00:04
2015/07/23 00:04
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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY--Farmer Jeff Suits has been farming since the 1980s and he says this year is unlike any other. "I have never seen anything like this," said Suits, who farms corn and soybeans in...
2015/07/22 20:20
2015/07/22 20:20
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URBANA — A Rantoul teen who a judge said reacted with "explosive anger" during a fight sparked by the flashing of a gang symbol was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison. "He had to know he was...
2015/08/04 16:43
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