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Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum sponsors student art contest for state bicentennial

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois children can help kick off the state's bicentennial celebration by using their imaginations and artistic skills in a contest sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The theme of this year's art contest is "Happy Birthday, Illinois." Kids from kinderg


Traffic tops August police report

Lincoln Balloon Festival for this year is a memory but Lincoln Police are asking the public to consider carpooling and arriving earlier next year to avoid creating a traffic jam. Chief Paul Adams said both Lincoln City along with Logan County Sheriff's Deputies dealt with a record amount of people i

LINCOLN COURIER - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Life Skills for Your LifeSpan: Family Caregiver Resource Center thankful for Coles County Cop Chase participants

The Family Caregiver Resource Center would like to extend our glowing, heartfelt gratitude to everyone who participated in Coles County Cop Chase 1 Mile Glow Run and 5K Glow Run on Sept. 8. A huge thank you goes out to our sponsors: Health Alliance, Cromwell Radio, Fellowship Center, Coles County Fr


Logan County 9-1-1 sponsors weather radio giveaway

Logan County 9-1-1 has partnered with the City of Lincoln and the County of Logan to sponsor a free weather radio giveaway next month. A total of 30 all-hazards weather radios, preset to receive Logan County updates from the National Weather Service, will be given away to the winners of a drawing th

LINCOLN COURIER - 2017-09-21 21:26:35

Global privacy management software firm expanding in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - A global privacy management software company will create 500 jobs over the next few years and invest $5 million in an expansion of its facility in Georgia's Fulton County. Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that OneTrust, by reinvesting in Georgia's strategic resources and talent pool, wi

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-09-22 06:37:03

LETTER: Civil War was, in fact, a civil war

As a student of the American Civil War, I read with interest David Moore's letter published September 19. Very quickly I found that Mr. Moore's version of Civil War history reflected something I've heard from others...that the federal government was the aggressor and that the Confederacy was "just d


Five at 5: Student injured in Mattoon High School shooting and 4 other stories to see

A student was injured and another was taken into custody following a shooting at Mattoon High School today. Catch up with the latest coverage of this developing story. Four other stories you should see are community helps Niantic farmer get crops harvested, Decatur Housing Authority homes still with

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-09-20 21:50:00

Ford cutting North American production as demand slips

The Flat Rock Assembly Plant is one of five North American plants that will be cutting production. The plant is slated for a two-week shutdown. (Image courtesy of Ford Motor Co.) Ford Motor Co. is cutting production at five North American assembly plants through the rest of this year as U.S. demand

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

NEW YORK (AP) - A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may soon seek political asylum in the United States. Wuilly Arteaga became well-known after playing somber renditions of Venezuela's national anthem while standing amid clouds of tear gas. During one clash

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-09-20 04:13:25

Epicuriosity 101: Here's how culinary students create their recipes

Ever want to wow your family and friends with your own one-of-a-kind recipe and delicious dish? There are several tips to follow in creating a signature dish that loved ones will request again and again. With the arrival of fall at Lincoln Land Community College comes the opening of our culinary stu

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 03:38:35

Police: Family attacked at restaurant, men arrested

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) - Two men are accused of attacking a family in Charleston. Police say they arrested two 25-year-old men, Jacob Nicely and Steven Page, after a Saturday evening fight at McHugh's Double Drive Thru (4 Lincoln Avenue). Witnesses told officers that after 7 p.m., the men yelled ra

WAND TV - 2017-09-19 19:02:00

Report: Hackers snooping inside Equifax since March

This Saturday, July 21, 2012, photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc. in Atlanta. A Wall Street Journal report says that hackers broke into Equifax's computer systems in March 2017, giving them time to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 mill

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-09-21 01:00:31

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

SHELBYVILLE DAILY UNION - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, people take the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In a Los Angeles ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, more than 9,000

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-09-20 07:22:24

Why police shoot to kill

(CNN) - Another fatal police shooting has added ammunition to the national debate over whether police are too quick to use deadly force. This time it happened on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta, where Scout Schultz, 21, a fourth-year computer engineering major, was shot and killed Sunday after

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-19 18:58:40

Your daily 6: Firefighter feels heat for racist post and tapping Trump's chairman

Big box Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, stores stay open Online competition and billions in debt led Toys 'R' Us to file for bankruptcy protection, but it says stores will stay open as usual. The filing late Monday comes ahead of the key holiday shopping season and with the giant toy retailer loo

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Aldermen debate timing of sizable sewer rate hike

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Buy Now Workers for Hoerr Construction unearth an old sewer connection last month as part of the city of Bloomington's sewer lining project at East Chestnut and North Main streets. Aldermen are debating when signific

PANTAGRAPH - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Prep Football Polls - Week 5

Here are the latest High School Football Polls for Week 5:Class 6A: 6. Sacred Heart-Griffin (3-1) 8. Danville ?(4-0)Class 5A: 5. Decatur MacArthur (4-0) Class 4A: 1. Rochester (4-0) 8. Effingham (3-1) Others receiving votes: Taylorville 2. Tolono Unity (4-0) 3. Monticello (4-0) 4. Williamsville (4-0

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:27:28

Warrensburg-Latham receives $10,000 STEM grant

WARRENSBURG, Ill. (WAND) - Warrensburg-Latham Community Unit School District #11 will receive a $10,000 grant as part of the "Grow Rural Education" program. The program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and America's Farmers, aims to better prepare students for science, technology, engineering, and ma

WAND TV - 2017-09-19 23:44:00

Police: Three people pronounced dead during Tuesday morning structure fire

BLOOMINGTON - Three people are dead after a fire on Brittany Court in Bloomington. According to the Bloomington Police Department, they were pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m. by representatives from the McLean County Coroner's office. The name of the victims have not been released until authorities notif

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-19 15:34:47