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VIDEO: DPS-61 cuts ribbon to open MacArthur


After six years the the Decatur Public School District can put to rest their reclamation project for both public high schools...

Rauner signs two bills to create 'stopgap' budget


Bruce Rauner has signed a compromise plan to plug a $1.6 billion hole in this year's budget and avert shutdowns of state programs and services...

Gleason meets city officials, community members, during meet & greet


Decatur’s new City Manager enjoyed a warm welcome during a city-hosted meet & greet on Wednesday night at the Decatur Civic Center...

DPS-61 to cut ribbon on MacArthur Thursday


Three years after beginning an extensive reclamation project of their two public high schools, DPS-61 is ready to open MacArthur High School on Thursday...

College students tour Western & Central Illinois farms


America’s future leaders have just gotten an education in farming in Western Illinois...

Kraft, Heinz, to merge


H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods Group Inc., creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America...

Bills hailed as 'stopgap' measures to fill out the rest of the fiscal year pass


The stopgap plan to drag Illinois across the finish line of the current fiscal year quickly passed the House...

New State Rep. Butler supports LaHood in race to replace Schock


Tim Butler, a Republican state representative from Springfield, has a unique view of the 18th Congressional District and thinks a current State Senator is the right man to replace Aaron Schock...

Rauner brings 'turnaround agenda' to Decatur on Monday


Governor Bruce Rauner is continuing to spread his ‘turnaround agenda’ across the state; making a Monday stop in Decatur to speak at an event hosted by the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce...

Man arrested after attempting to run over police officer with his car


A Decatur man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he tried to run them over with his car. Decatur Police say the incident occurred on Wednesday night on the city’s east side...

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Little vetting of pilots for mental health, US experts say
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pilots and safety experts say that despite U.S. and international regulations requiring that airline pilots be screened for mental health problems, little effective, real-world checking actually takes place....
Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) -- Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots, whether against Islamic militants or spreading Iranian power....
Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law....
Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group
DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe's decision to ally with Iraq's Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State group are etched on row after row of gravestones in this palm-shaded town by the Tigris River....
Utility: Inspectors found faulty work before NYC blast
NEW YORK (AP) -- An hour before an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying at a Manhattan apartment building, injuring 19 people, utility company inspectors decided the work being done there was faulty....
 
 

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