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    A project at a Watseka plant will not be as big as was projected, but company officials are happy to be in the community and working with city officials.

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URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois researchers say a new type of corn disease has been found in northern Illinois.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Enormous rats are making their way through the federal court system. But they're not wet-nosed, living rodents. They're rubber, inflatable ones.

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CHICAGO (AP) — NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children. Wade lamented on Twi…

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LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Corrections says a suburban Chicago woman convicted in the death of her severely disabled daughter has been released from prison while a court c…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?

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   A 17-year-old male Cissna Park juvenile arrested for aggravated battery to a peace officer after an incident Aug. 12.

    A Watseka man was still incarcerated as of presstime yesterday on a charge of aggravated domestic battery.

    A claim of injuries being sustained in a boating accident have turned into aggravated domestic battery charges for a Watseka man.

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Chad Walwer pleaded guilty to three counts of retail theft.

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Three men were arrested after a safety compliance check conducted by the Watseka Police Department Friday.

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Chaz Reetz left, Chaz Reetz right, Chaz Reetz up the middle was the Bearcats offense in a steady downpour in Milford tonight. 

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Milford used the momentum from Wednesday's Navy Pool win over Cissna Park to cruise to a win over the Cornjerkers yesterday at Cissna Park's Timberwolf Tip-Off. 

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In a match that had many ebbs and flows, Katie Kidwell changed the tide with a pancake dig. The Lady Warriors used the momentum from that play to win a stressful match over PBL yesterday in Si…

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Cissna Park used Wednesday's loss to Milford to constructively improve its game. The Timberwolves took the good from the loss and used it in a win over Central yesterday in the Timberwolf Tip-…

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Central High School romped to an easy volleyball win in its first match then made a warm gym hot with a nail-biter of a win yesterday in the Timberwolf Tip-Off at Cissna Park.

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The summer months can be a tough time to find a job. If you live anywhere on the East Coast you realize that our summers are short. It’s basically a 10-week span to take family vacations, play golf, go swimming, boating, camping, fishing, biking, etc. Did I leave anything out?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job bef…

MOSCOW (AP) — A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia's emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims were all young women trapped in a dressing room while changing into their …