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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2016Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park, llamas in Illinois, safely crossing University Avenue, the future of the pomology research area, Olympian Drive, Holly the butterfly, the price of military service,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2015Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park
Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
Another week of intriguing questions: the really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park, llamas in Illinois, safely crossing University Avenue, the future of the pomology research area, Olympian Drive, Holly the butterfly, the price of military service,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County sees decrease in crime reportsCrime reports to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office have decreased by about a th
Clark County sees decrease in crime reports
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Crime reports to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office have decreased by about a third since 2012. More deputies in local townships, new technology and additional training are reasons for the lower numbers, Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly said... Read more
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The Suburbanite
PLCC Fire Academy gets boost from communityThe Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) Board of Education held its organization
PLCC Fire Academy gets boost from community
The Suburbanite / Posted yesterday
The Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) Board of Education held its organizational meeting on Jan. 14. During this time the board elected a president and vice president. Manchester Schools representative Jack Daniels was elected as president and... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Woodstock District 200 to Cover ACT Exam Costs if State Doesn't Pay - February 2016By Katelyn Stanek | 3:00 p.m. Feb. 2, 2016 Woodstock School District 200 is po
Woodstock District 200 to Cover ACT Exam Costs if State Doesn't Pay - February 2016
The Woodstock Independent / Posted yesterday
By Katelyn Stanek | 3:00 p.m. Feb. 2, 2016 Woodstock School District 200 is poised to pay for each of its high school juniors to take the ACT even if the state budget crisis means Springfield won’t fund it. Superintendent Mike Moan said the... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
February 2016honorary captain at senior night. 2016 Woodstock Groundhog Days: Photographs f
February 2016
The Woodstock Independent / Posted yesterday
honorary captain at senior night. 2016 Woodstock Groundhog Days: Photographs from bowling, bags tournament, chili cook-off, walking tour, story tales and Awakening of the Groundhog. Photos by Ken Farver and Michelle Krenger | 2:00 p.m. Feb. 2,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Complete text of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis' State of the City addressPosted Feb. 3, 2016 at 3:36 PM Thank you for the opportunity to deliver this y
Complete text of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis' State of the City address
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 3:36 PM Thank you for the opportunity to deliver this years State of the City address. Thank you to the Chamber for hosting the event and to Dewberry for sponsoring once again.We know that we have a lot of good things going on... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield officials: Academic success hinges on reading, writing Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 12:00 PM Reading and writing are the foundation for e
Springfield officials: Academic success hinges on reading, writing
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 12:00 PM Reading and writing are the foundation for educational success. Every lesson – in any subject – is strengthened by the students’ ability to read,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Convicted sex offender will no longer help Tecumseh parents groupA former Tecumseh Local Schools guidance counselor who is a Tier III sex offend
Convicted sex offender will no longer help Tecumseh parents group
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
A former Tecumseh Local Schools guidance counselor who is a Tier III sex offender decided to stop helping a parents’ group in the district last weekend after her victim’s father complained to the superintendent and the Clark County Sheriff’s... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking spons
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programs
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking sponsors and sites for summer food programs. State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith urged school administrators Friday to spread the word about the U.S. Department of... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking spons
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programs
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking sponsors and sites for summer food programs. State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith urged school administrators Friday to spread the word about the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking sponsors
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programs
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking sponsors and sites for summer food programs. State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith urged school administrators Friday to spread the word about the U.S. Department of... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking spons
Illinois seeking sites for summer meals programs
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking sponsors and sites for summer food programs. State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith urged school administrators Friday to spread the word about the U.S. Department of... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
2015 Citizen of the Year: Ingold makes large strides in education, community EAST PEORIA — District 86 Superintendent Tony Ingold’s life has been a whirlw
2015 Citizen of the Year: Ingold makes large strides in education, community
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
EAST PEORIA — District 86 Superintendent Tony Ingold’s life has been a whirlwind lately.He’s been involved with a major construction project at District 86, and during a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 29, 2016mailbag questions. I've always said our readers are a curious group, and I mean
Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 29, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
mailbag questions. I've always said our readers are a curious group, and I mean that as a compliment. This week: the end of an era in the Illinois horse racing industry, how much was Bob Woodward paid, defining a buzzer-beater, downtown Champaign... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 29, 2015mailbag questions. I've always said our readers are a curious group, and I mean
Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 29, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
mailbag questions. I've always said our readers are a curious group, and I mean that as a compliment. This week: the end of an era in the Illinois horse racing industry, how much was Bob Woodward paid, defining a buzzer-beater, downtown Champaign... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local senior care operations desperately awaiting Illinois budgetCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Local senior care operations desperately awaiting Illinois budget
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy police respond to shots fired on Quincy's north sideCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Quincy police respond to shots fired on Quincy's north side
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Relay for Life fundraiser kicks off in QuincyCrews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break W
Relay for Life fundraiser kicks off in Quincy
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Crews struggle to fix water main breakCrews struggle to fix water main break Water gushing out of a six foot hole in the sidewalk on the corner or 6th and State Street in Quincy. Quincy crews battle water gushing out of a water main break Thursday,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Hillary Clinton campaigns in Keokuk ahead of Iowa caucusPublic School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at H
Hillary Clinton campaigns in Keokuk ahead of Iowa caucus
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Public School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at Hannibal Middle School received word of a 'potential threat' on campus. Superintendent Johnson hasn't identified the specific nature of the threat. Hannibal... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
United Way offers free tax assistancePublic School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at H
United Way offers free tax assistance
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Public School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at Hannibal Middle School received word of a 'potential threat' on campus. Superintendent Johnson hasn't identified the specific nature of the threat. Hannibal... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local school receives state recognitionPublic School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at H
Local school receives state recognition
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Public School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at Hannibal Middle School received word of a 'potential threat' on campus. Superintendent Johnson hasn't identified the specific nature of the threat. Hannibal... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
A local business finds unique use for food wastePublic School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at H
A local business finds unique use for food waste
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Public School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at Hannibal Middle School received word of a 'potential threat' on campus. Superintendent Johnson hasn't identified the specific nature of the threat. Hannibal... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Cragin: ‘Beyond absurd’ that region needs new charter school | January 29, 2016new high schools are being constructed at North Middlesex and Lunenburg, and th
Cragin: ‘Beyond absurd’ that region needs new charter school | January 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 8 days ago
new high schools are being constructed at North Middlesex and Lunenburg, and the ongoing and steady improvements of our local schools, it is beyond absurd that this area “needs” a K-12 school run by a for-profit educational corporation... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
New Jimmy John's possible for one Tri-State cityPublic School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at H
New Jimmy John's possible for one Tri-State city
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Public School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at Hannibal Middle School received word of a 'potential threat' on campus. Superintendent Johnson hasn't identified the specific nature of the threat. Hannibal... Read more
32 related stories
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WGEM Quincy
Crews struggle to fix water main breakPublic School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at H
Crews struggle to fix water main break
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
Public School Superintendent Susan Johnson says on Tuesday, administrators at Hannibal Middle School received word of a 'potential threat' on campus. Superintendent Johnson hasn't identified the specific nature of the threat. Hannibal... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge area calendar for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2016SHAPING SOUND: 6:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theatre, A mash-up of dance styles
Baton Rouge area calendar for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
SHAPING SOUND: 6:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theatre, A mash-up of dance styles and musical genres brought to life by contemporary dancers featured on “So You Think You Can Dance?” and “Dancing with the Stars.” Admission is $50 for general public, $10... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lake Park prepares to go from ACT to SATThe Illinois State Board of Education recently announced a major change in the
Lake Park prepares to go from ACT to SAT
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Illinois State Board of Education recently announced a major change in the state-funded college entrance exam administered to high school juniors on-site in their schools during the school day. This practice has afforded opportunities and... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
President confirms 12 tenured faculty pulled from layoff list Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 10:22 AM MACOMB — Western Illinois University Presid
President confirms 12 tenured faculty pulled from layoff list
McDonough County Voice / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 10:22 AM MACOMB — Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas confirmed Tuesday afternoon, that 12 tenured faculty were removed from a list of those planned... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lack of state money could create CLC budget deficitCollege of Lake County President Jerry Weber says a lack of state funding could
Lack of state money could create CLC budget deficit
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
College of Lake County President Jerry Weber says a lack of state funding could lead to a budget deficit in the 2016-17 academic year. Weber raised the possibility of a deficit and needing to tap into reserves after telling CLC board members Tuesday... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in IllinoisSouthern Illinoisan With friends like this ... During the campaign in 2014, B
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 11 days ago
Southern Illinoisan With friends like this ... During the campaign in 2014, Bruce Rauner described himself as "a friend of higher education." He recognized that the state had reduced funding to state universities in recent years, and he vowed to... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in IllinoisSouthern Illinoisan With friends like this ... During the campaign in 2014, B
Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 11 days ago
Southern Illinoisan With friends like this ... During the campaign in 2014, Bruce Rauner described himself as "a friend of higher education." He recognized that the state had reduced funding to state universities in recent years, and he vowed to... Read more
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The Current
ASUM Opposition to SB 589, Guns on CampusBy Kat Riddler, Editor-in-Chief Currently, concealed weapons are not allowed o
ASUM Opposition to SB 589, Guns on Campus
The Current / Posted 11 days ago
By Kat Riddler, Editor-in-Chief Currently, concealed weapons are not allowed on University of Missouri campuses, including the University of Missouri—St. Louis. But that could change if a Missouri State Senator gets his way in the Missouri General... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Building On Four Fronts At The SymphonyMe Out To The Ballpark" until after Memorial Day. Certainly we could not have
Building On Four Fronts At The Symphony
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
Me Out To The Ballpark" until after Memorial Day. Certainly we could not have lived with the civic blow from a shutdown of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. To avert that ugly scenario, the already low-paid musicians agreed to the symphony's... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
GOP plan would allow state takeover of CPS—and bankruptcyThe Republican leaders of the Illinois House and Senate are stepping into the f
GOP plan would allow state takeover of CPS—and bankruptcy
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
The Republican leaders of the Illinois House and Senate are stepping into the financial crisis at Chicago Public Schools, and it sounds like they're proposing a solution that City Hall will not like. In a press conference scheduled for Wednesday... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pihos seeks College of DuPage seat as independent voiceFormer state Rep. Sandra Pihos, who fell just short of election to the College
Pihos seeks College of DuPage seat as independent voice
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Former state Rep. Sandra Pihos, who fell just short of election to the College of DuPage board last spring, says she would be a good option for the appointment to fill Kathy Hamilton's term because she is not aligned with either faction on the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield school board selects presidentBy Julia Kazar The Springfield Local Schools Board of Education selected a pre
Springfield school board selects president
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 21 days ago
By Julia Kazar The Springfield Local Schools Board of Education selected a president and vice president at the organizational meeting held before the regular meeting Jan. 12. Board member Dave Hofer was elected board president, with Glenn Wieland... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterSpringfield trustees approve police contract with Lakemore SPRI
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 21 days ago
By Staff WriterSpringfield trustees approve police contract with Lakemore SPRINGFIELD — During a special Springfield Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 7, a one-year contract to provide police services for Lakemore Village was approved. The contract,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Manchester district preparing for bond issueBy Joyce Rainey Long “We have been having meetings and working on a lot of thi
Manchester district preparing for bond issue
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 21 days ago
By Joyce Rainey Long “We have been having meetings and working on a lot of things going on behind the scenes,” said Superintendent James Robinson at the Jan. 12 Board of Education meeting. “We are making this a community project … so everyone in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel, Chicago Teachers Union hold dueling Martin Luther King Jr. breakfastsStreet: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on
Emanuel, Chicago Teachers Union hold dueling Martin Luther King Jr. breakfasts
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. At 8 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will host the annual MLK mayoral prayer... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making Itpolitician named Toni Preckwinkle, on Chicago’s South Side, where politics had
Making It
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
politician named Toni Preckwinkle, on Chicago’s South Side, where politics had been upended by scandal. Mel Reynolds, a local congressman, was facing charges of sexual assault of a sixteen-year-old campaign volunteer. (He eventually resigned his... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rauner: Talks with state employee union not at an impasseTalks with state employee union not at an impasse Posted Jan. 11, 2016 at 7:39
Rauner: Talks with state employee union not at an impasse
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
Talks with state employee union not at an impasse Posted Jan. 11, 2016 at 7:39 PM Posted Jan. 11, 2016 at 7:39 PM SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that negotiations between his administration and the largest state employee union... Read more
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York Daily Record
Ex Rep. Ron Miller, retired at 64, busy as everin Harrisburg, former Rep. Ron Miller sets out to ski and just be. Ron Miller
Ex Rep. Ron Miller, retired at 64, busy as ever
York Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
in Harrisburg, former Rep. Ron Miller sets out to ski and just be. Ron Miller smiled broadly as he talked about the beauty of the mist from the spring-fed pond on cold winter mornings at his home at the edge of Jacobus. But then Chance the dog saw... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Put to the test: ACT vs. SATcollege entrance exams, let alone which test it will pick, Urbana Superintenden
Put to the test: ACT vs. SAT
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
college entrance exams, let alone which test it will pick, Urbana Superintendent Don Owen has sympathy for the first class of juniors since 2000 who are now trying to figure out how to pay for the ACT or SAT. "My hope is the state will have this... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 28 days ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Group of 100 famous living Missourians adds retired Springfield businessman, 8 othersThe Academy of Missouri Squires welcomes nine new members to its ranks. The Aca
Group of 100 famous living Missourians adds retired Springfield businessman, 8 others
KY3 Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
The Academy of Missouri Squires welcomes nine new members to its ranks. The Academy, founded by Gov. James T. Blair in 1960, honors Missourians for their accomplishments on the community, state or national levels. “I congratulate these newest... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Group of 100 famous living Missourians adds retired Springfield businessman, 8 othersThe Academy of Missouri Squires welcomes nine new members to its ranks. The Aca
Group of 100 famous living Missourians adds retired Springfield businessman, 8 others
KSPR Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
The Academy of Missouri Squires welcomes nine new members to its ranks. The Academy, founded by Gov. James T. Blair in 1960, honors Missourians for their accomplishments on the community, state or national levels. “I congratulate these newest... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Congressman Bill Johnson announces service academy nominationsDistrict: “I am extremely proud to nominate these 21 young men and women to re
Congressman Bill Johnson announces service academy nominations
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 28 days ago
District: “I am extremely proud to nominate these 21 young men and women to represent Eastern and Southeastern Ohio at one of the United States Military Service Academies,” said Rep. Bill Johnson. “Year after year, the commitment of these... Read more
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