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    Illinois rainfall below average

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    Precipitation has been below average this summer in Illinois. Climatologist Jim angel of the Illinois state water survey in Champaign says statewide average precipitation for June, July and august was just less than 10 inches. He says that’s nearly 2 inches below average. Data show June’s rainfall was above average, but rainfall during both...

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    Carlyle teen pleads guilty to stabbing dad

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    A 19-year-old Carlyle teenager has pleaded guilty to stabbing his father during a June argument. Kole P. Koehler will be sentenced October 15th. He pleaded to aggravated domestic battery and misdemeanor unlawful weapons use. A charge of armed violence using an edged weapon was dismissed as part of the agreement. The June 19th argument...

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    Vacant Selmaville home destroyed by Friday fire

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    A vacant home that was in the process of being torn down at 3043 Selmaville Road southwest of Salem was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon.  According to the Salem Fire Department, the single story vacant house, had not been lived in for some time and was in the process of being torn down. When...

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    Missing Illinois teen found in southeast Mo.

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after a 13-year-old girl officials say was abducted in Champaign Thursday afternoon was found in southeast Missouri. Police said Cleo Younce was found safe in Cape Girardeau Friday afternoon. Authorities said Cape Girardeau police on Friday worked with U.S. Marshals to track Cleo Younce...

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