• Springfield CILA home destroyed by fire

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    A Springfield group home for people with cerebral palsy was destroyed by a weekend fire. The State Journal-Register reports the home operated by United Cerebral Palsy was destroyed Sunday afternoon. Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin says the three people who lived in the home, along with a property manager, were at church when the...

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    Caboose joins steam engine in Fairview Park

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    Fairview Park in Centralia received a new addition to its railroad attractions this weekend. The City of Centralia officially dedicated Illinois Central Railroad Caboose No. 9415, which was donated to the city from Canadian National Railroad. The bright red caboose was newly renovated before its move to the park. It was in service between...

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    No injuries reported in weekend helicopter crash

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    There were no injuries in a Saturday night helicopter crash in Clinton County. The accident took place just after 6:15 Saturday night, with first responders finding the crashed helicopter north of Highway 161 near Albers. The pilot and his two passengers were uninjured. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

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