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Debt forces hunt for Lincoln-item auctioneers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The hunt for auctioneers to settle a $9.7 million debt by selling off parts of a valuable collection of Lincoln artifacts, including an iconic stovepipe hat and gloves bloodied the night he was assassinated, began Wednesday, but theAbraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Mu

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-15 20:58:52

Scattered thunderstorms expected across Central Illinois today

LINCOLN — Scattered thunderstorms are expected across Central Illinois this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Lincoln.A hazardous weather outlook was issued for an area that includes Christian, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Effingham, Jasper, Logan, Macon, McL

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-15 13:59:00

Attempt to hide gun in Warrensburg bar's restroom soon goes wrong, police say

A sworn affidavit from the Warrensburg Police Department said the 27-year-old man caused suspicion the moment he walked into Daburg Bar & Grill, 145 N. Main St., Saturday afternoon.

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-14 20:50:00

Illinois Walmart hit with $50,000 fine for allowing truck parking

A Walmart store in Springfield, Illinois, is facing tens of thousands of dollars worth of fines for allowing tractor trailers to park in the store’s lot.Last Wednesday, city officials in Springfield approved a measure to impose a $50,000 fine to the Walmart Supercenter store at 1100 Lejune Drive, ac

CDLLIFE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:55:28

Animal abuse charges filed against former dog owner in Wapella

CLINTON — Formal animal abuse charges have been filed against a Wapella woman in connection with a video posted on social media in which a woman is seen apparently abusing a husky dog.Ashlee Kemplin, 25, was formally charged Tuesday with abuse to an animal and is due in DeWitt County Circuit Court f

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-14 21:00:00

Sale of Champions sets two new records

The 2018 Grand Champion Honey sold for $2,600, breaking the previous record of $850. This year's Grand Champion Honey was exhibited by Nancy Sweet, of Chatham. Nancy says she's been a longtime gardener and is currently a master gardener intern. Nancy says she plans to donate all proceeds from the sa

WCIA.COM - 2018-08-15 16:33:18

Former Vice President Joe Biden cancels Illinois State Fair visit due to illness

In this June 7, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a conference in Athens, Greece. Biden has canceled his trip to the Illinois State Fair due to illness.Petros Giannakouris, Associated Press

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-15 13:35:00

A horse was neglected by its owner. Now the horse is suing.

Justice, front, shares a pasture in Estacada, Ore., with three other rescued horses: Lincoln, Badger and Flick. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-08-14 11:27:00

APNewsBreak: Debt forces hunt for Lincoln-item auctioneers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The hunt for auctioneers to sell off parts of a valuable collection of Lincoln artifacts, including an iconic stovepipe hat and gloves bloodied the night he was assassinated, to settle a $9.7 million debt began Wednesday, but theAbraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museu

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-15 16:07:14

Alert bartender thwarts attempt to hide gun in restroom garbage can, Warrensburg police say

A sworn affidavit from the Warrensburg Police Department said the 27-year-old man caused suspicion the moment he walked into Daburg Bar & Grill, 145 N. Main St., Saturday afternoon.

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-08-15 11:00:00

The Latest: State rep says Lincoln auction prep 'bad sign'

Report rights infringementSPRINGFIELD,Ill.(AP) —The Lateston the potential auction ofAbraham Lincolnartifacts to pay off $9.7 million debt (all times local):3:20 p.m.The Springfield Republicanwho holds theIllinoisHouseseat once occupied by Abraham Lincoln says it's a "badsign" that officials are see

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Ill. AG sues Clinton firm over diesel spill

CLINTON — A Clinton trucking company is being sued by Attorney General Lisa Madigan who alleges the firm allowed a diesel fuel that contaminated a pond and nearby creek.Madigan’s office filed a lawsuit in DeWitt County Circuit Court against H&M Trucking Co. that specializes in transporting food prod

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Wright, other architects top latest Bicentennial voters' list

SPRINGFIELD — Frank Lloyd Wright and his fellow architects dominated the list of Illinois' top artists and architects as chosen by voters in the Illinois Top 200 project.All four nominated architects made the top 10, reflecting the state's leading role in building design for more than 150 years.Wrig

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Car hits, seriously injures pedestrian along I-72

According to an Illinois State Police report, Matthew T. Wallick, 32, of Petersburg was walking east on or near the shoulder of the interstate when he was hit by an eastbound car about 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

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New law makes changes to Illinois' MAP grant program

"I honestly believe that it's a good idea because you've taken the class and you've taken the course work for it," University of Illinois Springfield student Jennifer Queller. "You've already done the work, so why should you have to do it over again?"

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Bills' McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend following home invasion

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, LeSean McCoy of the Buffalo Bills, left, and Delicia Cordon arrive at the 6th annual NFL Honors at the Wortham Center in Houston. Cordon, McCoy's ex-girlfriend, is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten a

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Rauner Signs Law Requiring State Jobs Be in Capital

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring state jobs to be located in the capital city unless there's good reason to put them elsewhere.The Republican's action Thursday is designed to save state money — and Springfield's pride. It makes Sangamon County what Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez cal

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-08-14 11:57:56

Fallen tree causes power outage near state fair grounds

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) —The Springfield fire Department says some residents east of Peoria road are without power Sunday night after a tree fell and damaged a transformer.It happened near the fair grounds by Gate 6.Taintor and Peoria Roads are closed off to traffic.We're told crews are working to

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New state solar law protects farmland

The County Board is set to vote on whether to approve the solar zoning ordinance, which would govern local solar plants, August 23.

WCIA.COM

Rauner signs two new bills to help keep students from leaving Illinois for school

MAP, or the Monetary Award Program, gives Illinois students money for college that doesn't need to be repaid.

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