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4 am news

Cubs to host Jackie Robinson West little leaguers

2014-09-01 04:07:00

A championship team will be at Wrigley Field on Labor Day: The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars.

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EXCHANGE: Parvovirus attacking puppies in Illinois

2014-09-01 04:02:00

As Abigail E. Rigby, a 1-year-old pug, had her yearly checkup and vaccinations on Aug. 12 at Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, she was standing up to two infectious diseases…

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3 am news

Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

2014-09-01 03:07:00

The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St.

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SIU hoping enrollment doesn't fall again this year

2014-09-01 03:02:00

Officials at Southern Illinois University say they're "guardedly optimistic" new figures will show an end to a trend of dropping enrollments.

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12 am news

Today's labor movement: win some, lose some

2014-09-01 00:15:00
Battling opponents and economic changes, the U.S. labor movement sees low-wage workers as new target for organizing efforts. Read Full Story ...

At national election turning point, all is mostly quiet on the Missouri front

2014-09-01 00:15:00
Sharp contrast to the Akin-McCaskill tempest of 2012  Read Full Story ...

Rams practice squad might not have room for Sam

2014-09-01 00:15:00
Rams notebook ? Sam clears waivers, but it is unlikely the Rams will sign him to their practice squad. Read Full Story ...

Call center wait times climb as Medicaid applicants seek answers

2014-09-01 00:10:00
Private contractor, staffing issues cited as factors in drop in enrollment.  Read Full Story ...

5 things to know about Missouri's elections

2014-09-01 00:05:00
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) ? Missouri's midterm elections will feature a full slate of contests for the U.S. House and the Missouri Legislature but little in the way of competitive statewide rac… Read Full Story ...

Illinois party bus driver charged with DUI

2014-09-01 00:00:00
  BLOOMINGTON ? The driver of a late-night shuttle bus used primarily by bar patrons was charged with aggravated drunken driving Sunday after officers were notified the man may have been dr… Read Full Story ...

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