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Jump in fatal train accidents prompts railroad crossing safety

SPARTA, IL (KPLR)- A Breese, Illinois man was killed Thursday after trying to beat a train. Investigators stress caution when crossing railroad tracks. Police say many times when people are crossing a railroad track, they are either in a hurry or not paying attention, but those quick decisions can cost you your life. 274 more words

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Illinois police raise money for boy with cancer

SMITHTON, IL (KTVI) – They came from Cahokia, Lebanon, Granite City, and many other police municipalities.

Police officers gathered to raise money for a Smithton, Illinois boy with cancer. 33 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - Tammy Duckworth Expected to Challenge Senator Mark Kirk in Illinois

Representative Tammy L. Duckworth of Illinois is expected to announce next week that she will challenge Senator Mark S. Kirk in 2016, potentially pitting two candidates with personal stories of overcoming physical handicaps against each other in a…. 7 more words

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Cleff's Chronicles: Bob Berty


ROBINSON, Ill. (WTHI) – He has been a community staple in Crawford County, Illinois for more than 50 years.

Robinson resident Bob Berty was recognized in early March with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Robinson Chamber of Commerce. 274 more words

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Jump in fatal train accidents prompts railroad crossing safety

SPARTA, IL (KTVI)- A Breese, Illinois man was killed Thursday after trying to beat a train. Investigators stress caution when crossing railroad tracks. Police say many times when people are crossing a railroad track, they are either in a hurry or not paying attention, but those quick decisions can cost you your life. 274 more words

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KWQC-TV6 leads February ratings

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – KWQC-TV6 swept the 2015 February ratings period, winning total Households in all Monday through Friday newscasts, which include Quad Cities Today, News at Noon, 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. 183 more words

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More Sweet Sixteen

The second half of the sweet sixteen hits the hardwood tonight in Houston and in Syracuse.
UCLA takes on Gonzaga and Utah meets Duke in Houston on CBS, while in Syracuse, North Carolina State takes on Louisville in an all ACC matchup, followed by Michigan State and Oklahoma on TBS. 161 more words