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Channel NewsAsia
Big Rail's little cousins find boon in US oil-by-rail bustOLEAN, New York: Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in sout
Big Rail's little cousins find boon in US oil-by-rail bust
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
OLEAN, New York: Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in southwest New York state, tucked away on miles-long stretches of underused rail tracks, hundreds of idle oil tank cars attest to the extent of fallout from oil's rout. The... Read more
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Reuters
Big Rail's little cousins find boon in U.S. oil-by-rail bustOLEAN, New York Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in south
Big Rail's little cousins find boon in U.S. oil-by-rail bust
Reuters / Posted 14 hours ago
OLEAN, New York Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in southwest New York state, tucked away on miles-long stretches of underused rail tracks, hundreds of idle oil tank cars attest to the extent of fallout from oil's rout. The oil... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Hopes milk prices on the rise tonightStrong rise in milk prices expected. Photo by Peter McIntosh. Tonight's auctio
Hopes milk prices on the rise tonight
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Strong rise in milk prices expected. Photo by Peter McIntosh. Tonight's auction will be closely watched after prices finally rebounded in the last auction, ending a 10 auction falling streak. Whole milk powder (WMP) futures were pointing to about a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Mud volleyball raises money for Macomb Fire DepartmentCloudy skies didn't keep students, faculty and staff at Western Illinois Univer
Mud volleyball raises money for Macomb Fire Department
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
Cloudy skies didn't keep students, faculty and staff at Western Illinois University from getting a little muddy at their 13th annual Mud Volleyball Tournament. Hopes were to raise $5,000 or more on Saturday. No word yet on the total amount raised,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign County's newest judge sworn inURBANA — Ronald Holliman said when his daughter was 5 years old she announced t
Champaign County's newest judge sworn in
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
URBANA — Ronald Holliman said when his daughter was 5 years old she announced to him that she was going to be a lawyer. "She's got tunnel vision. When she sets her mind on something, that's all she sees," Holliman said of his youngest daughter, who... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Reeder: More than businesses leaving IllinoisJust as adults are migrating to states with better business climates, so, too,
Reeder: More than businesses leaving Illinois
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Just as adults are migrating to states with better business climates, so, too, are new high school graduates. In 2013, 40 percent of new Illinois high school graduates who chose to attend public four-year universities went out of state, and many may... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Universities suffering from 'brain drain'Just as adults are migrating to states with better business climates, so too ar
Universities suffering from 'brain drain'
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
Just as adults are migrating to states with better business climates, so too are new high school graduates. In 2013, 40 percent of new Illinois high school graduates who chose to attend public 4-year universities went out of state. And many may... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school football preview 2015: HuntleyCoach: John Hart (fourth season, 18-11). 2014 record: 8-2 overall, 4-1 FVC Val
High school football preview 2015: Huntley
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Coach: John Hart (fourth season, 18-11). 2014 record: 8-2 overall, 4-1 FVC Valley Fast fact: Huntley has made the playoffs five times in school history; two of those appearances have come in Hart’s three seasons. Scouting report • The offense is... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Crawford: Welcome to new Chamber630 board membersJoining the Chamber630 Board are Ron Castrogiovanni of Waddell & Reed; Dan Coil
Crawford: Welcome to new Chamber630 board members
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 7 days ago
Joining the Chamber630 Board are Ron Castrogiovanni of Waddell & Reed; Dan Coil of Waddell & Reed; Dean Malone of Midwestern University; Kevin O'Flaherty of O'Flaherty Law; and Chuck Zimmerman of Corporate Strategies & Solutions. Per the Chamber630... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Semester starts at Kish College"So far, so good," Khamissi said on her first day of class at the community col
Semester starts at Kish College
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
"So far, so good," Khamissi said on her first day of class at the community college on Monday. "I know where everything (is). Nothing new, teachers are familiar." The parking lot was filled with cars and the hallways and cafeteria bustled with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lessons That Can Be Learnt From Dockworkers Who Helped Bring Apartheid to Its KneesBy Peter Cole, Western Illinois University Today's complex global economy has
Lessons That Can Be Learnt From Dockworkers Who Helped Bring Apartheid to Its Knees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Peter Cole, Western Illinois University Today's complex global economy has brought new forms of worker exploitation. And globalisation has made workers ever-more precarious. For example, factory workers in Bangladesh toil long days in buildings... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
Leave a Trace: Duerrisms for August 20thDuerrisms roars into Week One of the Show Me State Football Season with our ful
Leave a Trace: Duerrisms for August 20th
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 12 days ago
Duerrisms roars into Week One of the Show Me State Football Season with our fully fleshed out Preseason Power Poll Gridiron Greetings everybody. Welcome to a new season of High School Football. Welcome to our most beloved slate of seasonal sports,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Reversal in dairy price trend forecastDairy prices are tipped to finally rise at this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction
Reversal in dairy price trend forecast
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
Dairy prices are tipped to finally rise at this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction as the market responds to lower volumes. Markets had begun to bid prices higher on the likelihood that New Zealand production would fall this season. Fonterra was also... Read more
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FOX News
6 guys with ripped abs tell you why it’s not worth itAn electro-shocker belt hawked on a late-night infomercial won’t give you six-p
6 guys with ripped abs tell you why it’s not worth it
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
An electro-shocker belt hawked on a late-night infomercial won’t give you six-pack abs. At least not unless you can clip it to your tongue and use it to zap your taste buds. (Rendering all food as flavorless as rice cakes.) Achieving a visible... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
Some area firefighters put some students to the testMACOMB, ILL -- Some students learned how to endure a room full of smoke and be
Some area firefighters put some students to the test
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 16 days ago
MACOMB, ILL -- Some students learned how to endure a room full of smoke and be able to find their way out to safety. A few Western Illinois University students who are resident assistance are excited for one thing. "That their safety is first,"... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Are Illinois public universities doomed?Illinois has another looming financial crisis on its hands: the state's regiona
Are Illinois public universities doomed?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
Illinois has another looming financial crisis on its hands: the state's regional public universities, a door to upward mobility for tens of thousands of teens every year and the last reliable economic engine in parts of the state. Northern Illinois... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
WIU passes out MAP grant funding, despite lack of state budgetIllinois lawmakers' inability to pass a budget is leaving some college students
WIU passes out MAP grant funding, despite lack of state budget
WGEM Quincy / Posted 17 days ago
Illinois lawmakers' inability to pass a budget is leaving some college students in limbo, but a local university is stepping in to help. Western Illinois University has decided to go ahead and credit MAP grant funding to students accounts, even... Read more
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Daily Herald
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grantsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that admin
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grants
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that administers state-funded college grant money for students can't pay schools to cover their tuition. However, many schools in Illinois are crediting student accounts for the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grantsHowever, many schools in Illinois are crediting student accounts for the Moneta
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grants
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
However, many schools in Illinois are crediting student accounts for the Monetary Award Program, or MAP, grants under the assumption that there will eventually be a state budget and the money will be paid to the universities and colleges. The acting... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grantsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that a
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grants
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 18 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that administers state-funded college grant money for students can't pay schools to cover their tuition. However, many schools in Illinois are crediting student accounts for... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grantsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that a
Some Illinois colleges crediting students for MAP grants
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The lack of an Illinois budget means the agency that administers state-funded college grant money for students can't pay schools to cover their tuition. However, many schools in Illinois are crediting student accounts for... Read more
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SaukValley.com
High school sports: Dixon AD Price to retire at 2015-16 school yearPrice turned in her letter of resignation 2 days ago during Wednesday’s school
High school sports: Dixon AD Price to retire at 2015-16 school year
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
Price turned in her letter of resignation 2 days ago during Wednesday’s school board meeting.�Her resignation was accepted, and this school year will be her last. Price has worked at Dixon since 2010 as an assistant principal, and as the school’s... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Communication breakdown"Meaningful communication" between the president of Black Hawk College and area
Communication breakdown
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 18 days ago
"Meaningful communication" between the president of Black Hawk College and area school superintendents has all but ceased, Wethersfield Superintendent Shane Kazubowski told the board of education at its monthly meeting Thursday night."Since the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Miller: Gov. Rauner escaping, but could be running out of timeI think it’s too early to judge, and, frankly, I think everyone is going to end
Miller: Gov. Rauner escaping, but could be running out of time
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
I think it’s too early to judge, and, frankly, I think everyone is going to end up losing here anyway. As you know, the governor has refused to negotiate a budget until the Democrats accede to his demands to essentially neuter the power of labor... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Leathernecks looking to finish what they start with run at MVFC titleMACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University wide receiver Lance Lenoir Jr. didn'
Leathernecks looking to finish what they start with run at MVFC title
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 23 days ago
MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University wide receiver Lance Lenoir Jr. didn't like watching the Football Championship Series national championship game from home last winter. While the Leathernecks went 5-7, they lost by a combined 10 points to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Notable deaths last week: LPGA pioneer; ex-senator who ran with Reagan• Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 w
Notable deaths last week: LPGA pioneer; ex-senator who ran with Reagan
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
• Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, has died at age 91. Suggs was perhaps the most influential player in LPGA history. Along with being one of the 13 founders in 1950, she served as LPGA... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
In Springfield, no one's winning if no one's governingThere are those who believe strongly that one side or the other is “winning” ou
In Springfield, no one's winning if no one's governing
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 24 days ago
There are those who believe strongly that one side or the other is “winning” our latest and perhaps greatest Statehouse impasse in Illinois history. I think it's too early to judge, and, frankly, I think everyone is going to end up losing here... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
WIU's Holtschlag eager to make most of final season and carry on family legacymmikesell@whig.com | @MikesellWHIG MACOMB, Ill. — Eddy Holtschlag now stands a
WIU's Holtschlag eager to make most of final season and carry on family legacy
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 24 days ago
mmikesell@whig.com | @MikesellWHIG MACOMB, Ill. — Eddy Holtschlag now stands alone. Since signing to play football at Western Illinois University, the Quincy Notre Dame graduate has always had one of his brothers on the roster with him. Jimmy... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Dr. Russell Dohner, known for $5 office fee, dead at age 90RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Dr. Russell Dohner, who never charged more than $5 for a
Dr. Russell Dohner, known for $5 office fee, dead at age 90
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 24 days ago
RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Dr. Russell Dohner, who never charged more than $5 for an office visit during his 58 years practicing medicine in central Illinois, is dead at age 90. Culbertson Memorial Hospital Marketing Director Molly Sorrell says Dohner... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Dr. Russell Dohner, known for $5 office fee, dead at age 90RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Dr. Russell Dohner, who never charged more than $5 for a
Dr. Russell Dohner, known for $5 office fee, dead at age 90
FOX News Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Dr. Russell Dohner, who never charged more than $5 for an office visit during his 58 years practicing medicine in central Illinois, is dead at age 90. Culbertson Memorial Hospital Marketing Director Molly Sorrell says Dohner... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Dr. Russell Dohner, known for $5 office fee, dead at age 90RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Dr. Russell Dohner, who never charged more than $5 for a
Dr. Russell Dohner, known for $5 office fee, dead at age 90
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 24 days ago
RUSHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Dr. Russell Dohner, who never charged more than $5 for an office visit during his 58 years practicing medicine in central Illinois, is dead at age 90. Culbertson Memorial Hospital Marketing Director Molly Sorrell says Dohner... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
WIU prepared for possible mumps outbreakMACOMB, ILL. -- The Illinois Department of Public Health is urging students at
WIU prepared for possible mumps outbreak
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 25 days ago
MACOMB, ILL. -- The Illinois Department of Public Health is urging students at the University of Illinois to get vaccinated to help curb their growing mumps problem. KHQA looks to Western Illinois University (WIU) to see if they are doing anything... Read more
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AledoTimesRecord.com
GEORGE O. BRAUCHTGeorge O. Braucht, 78, of Joy, Ill. died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his home.M
GEORGE O. BRAUCHT
AledoTimesRecord.com / Posted 25 days ago
George O. Braucht, 78, of Joy, Ill. died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his home.Memorial services were at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo, Ill. on Saturday, August 1st at 12:00 p.m. Visitation was from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment was in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Federal prosecutor 'thrilled' to be next Champaign County judgeUPDATED AT 6:35 P.M. URBANA — A veteran prosecutor for the U.S. government wil
Federal prosecutor 'thrilled' to be next Champaign County judge
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
UPDATED AT 6:35 P.M. URBANA — A veteran prosecutor for the U.S. government will make history when she crosses the street in downtown Urbana to become a state of Illinois judge. The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts announced Wednesday... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Federal prosecutor next Champaign County judgeURBANA — A veteran prosecutor for the United States government will make histor
Federal prosecutor next Champaign County judge
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
URBANA — A veteran prosecutor for the United States government will make history when she crosses the street in downtown Urbana to become a state of Illinois judge. The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts announced Wednesday that Ronda... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
WIU Public Safety officers train school staff on basic security measuresMACOMB, ILL. -- Western Illinois University Public Safety officers are using t
WIU Public Safety officers train school staff on basic security measures
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 27 days ago
MACOMB, ILL. -- Western Illinois University Public Safety officers are using these last weeks of summer to train school staff on basic security measures. Lieutenant Thomas Clark is working with the school's housing and dining staff to handle... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Men's golf: Blackburn completes summer sweep with Rock River winAs the members of his group tapped in putts, Blackburn studied his next move ab
Men's golf: Blackburn completes summer sweep with Rock River win
SaukValley.com / Posted 29 days ago
As the members of his group tapped in putts, Blackburn studied his next move about 25 feet away from the cup. When he was ready, he sent his ball to the right of the hole, and watched as it curved in the shape of a question mark and dropped in for a... Read more
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Lemont Reporter
Lemont athletes keep busy in summer with AAU, club sports“It gives our kids great exposure to college coaches and scouts,” Lemont baseba
Lemont athletes keep busy in summer with AAU, club sports
Lemont Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
“It gives our kids great exposure to college coaches and scouts,” Lemont baseball coach Brian Storako said. “It is easier to be seen at a tournament with 40-plus teams. I think it is good for players to play against top competition all summer... Read more
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The Mendota Reporter
Mendota Reporter Sweet Corn queen candidates keep busy leading up to big dayThe MCs will also be at the upcoming practice and dress rehearsal, asking candi
Mendota Reporter Sweet Corn queen candidates keep busy leading up to big day
The Mendota Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
The MCs will also be at the upcoming practice and dress rehearsal, asking candidates impromptu questions in preparation for the �real thing� pageant night. Recently some of the Sweet Corn Queen Candidates helped out at the Survivors� Dinner during... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Marietta College's professor one of three authors of Korean accounting textbookMARIETTA — Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy professor of management and
Marietta College's professor one of three authors of Korean accounting textbook
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 1 months ago
MARIETTA — Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy professor of management and accounting, celebrated the publication of her textbook IFRS Principles of Accounting with Key Words in Korean on July 20. Co-authored with Soon Suk Yoon of Western... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Gems sweep Jackrabbits to win seven of last eight gamesQUINCY -- It didn't take the Quincy Gems long to keep their Prospect League pla
Gems sweep Jackrabbits to win seven of last eight games
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 1 months ago
QUINCY -- It didn't take the Quincy Gems long to keep their Prospect League playoff hopes alive for another night Wednesday. Third baseman Anthony Villa's RBI single in the bottom of the first gave the Gems the only run they'd need in a 5-0 victory... Read more
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