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Flash Flood Watch until 7AM CDT SUN

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Today's Weather

Hoopeston, IL
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Today

81° 62°

A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Humidity:78%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:W at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:50%
UV Index:8 Very High
Sunrise:05:19:35 AM
Sunset:08:23:28 PM

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Area Happenings

Jun
16

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EXHIBIT: Discovery Through Brush & Lens: Niches Land Trust

Date and time
VenueCheryl Borst
CostFree

The Discovery Through Brush and Lens (DTBL) project is a collaboration of four professional artists to paint and photograph most of the 40+…

Jun
16

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EXHIBIT: Status: Fluid/Dynamic, works by Jason Myers

Date and time
VenueArt Museum of Greater Lafayette
CostFree

Jason Myers is a prolific multi-disciplinary American artist with studios in Indiana and the Netherlands. Myers received his bachelor’s deg…

Jun
16

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LEGALLY BLONDE-The Musical presented by Civic Players of Logansport

Date and time
VenueMcHale Performing Arts Center
Cost$15.00

Elle Woods appears to have it all. However, her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her so he can attend Harvard L…

Jun
17

Calendar

EXHIBIT: Discovery Through Brush & Lens: Niches Land Trust

Date and time
VenueCheryl Borst
CostFree

The Discovery Through Brush and Lens (DTBL) project is a collaboration of four professional artists to paint and photograph most of the 40+…

Jun
17

Calendar

EXHIBIT: Status: Fluid/Dynamic, works by Jason Myers

Date and time
VenueArt Museum of Greater Lafayette
CostFree

Jason Myers is a prolific multi-disciplinary American artist with studios in Indiana and the Netherlands. Myers received his bachelor’s deg…

National News

Yankees trade for Mariners star Edwin Encarnacion, beat White Sox

CHICAGO - There's an acute need for another starter on the Yankees, but that hasn't stopped them from adding more offensive firepower. Slugger Edwin Encarnacion is heading to the Yankees via trade from the Seattle Mariners, as first reported by ESPN's Jeff Passan. A former three-time All-Star, the right-handed hitting Encarnacion, 36, is currently leading the AL with 21 home runs and is ... Read more

Peru shut down one of the world's largest illegal gold mines. But at what cost?

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru - For more than a decade, authorities turned a blind eye to the sprawling illegal gold mine in southeastern Peru that had become a national embarrassment but fueled the local economy. The area, known as La Pampa, stretches across 40 square miles of what used to be old-growth Amazon forest. Now it's a desertlike wasteland, gouged with toxic mud pits. It's a place where ... Read more

2020 Democrats defend themselves in South Carolina over questions of lack of black support

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Four Democrats hoping to be their party's presidential nominee in 2020 promised at a forum Saturday to improve the economic status of blacks, while also defending themselves against criticism they aren't doing enough to win over black voters, the South Carolina Democratic Party's largest voting bloc. Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., told reporters in Charleston that ... Read more

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This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Late night thunderstorms. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.Sat
80%71° 65°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Sun
50%81° 62°
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Mon
20%75° 59°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Tue
20%81° 64°
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
50%78° 62°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Thu
40%78° 61°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
40%83° 66°