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The presidential campaign of 2016 is already in full swing, and the primary issues have crystallized. Chief among these is what to do about illegal immigration and about the estimated 11 million illegals hiding just below the surface in our country.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 8:06 AM

A former franchisee says she alerted an advertising executive at Subway after Jared Fogle spoke to her about having sex with minors in 2008.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 8:02 AM

The 35-year-old was reportedly found dead in a motel after being reported missing on Aug. 18. He spent a fortune on plastic surgery to make him look like Justin Bieber.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 9:26 AM

A TV news reporter and cameraman were killed Wednesday morning in a shooting captured in a live broadcast, and the gunman remains at large, police said.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 8:08 AM

Watch as Univision anchor Jorge Ramos tries to ask Donald Trump questions at the Republican presidential candidate's news conference in Dubuque, Iowa. “He just stands up and starts screaming,” Trump said later. “He was out of...

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:53 AM

A Clay City man was sentenced in Clay County Circuit Court recently, according to information received from Clay County State’s Attorney Sherri L. E. Tungate.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:49 AM

           FLORA, IL – The state of Illinois’ budget impasse has placed many agencies in a significant financial predicament.  Throughout the state, the impasse has...

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 8:10 AM

China's Shanghai Composite Exchange plunged again on Tuesday, giving investors the jitters worldwide. China announced on Tuesday that it's cutting interest rates for the fifth time since November, to boost the slowing economy.

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 8:13 AM

The 63-year-old British tourist wandered more than 12 kilometers from his campsite.

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 9:34 AM

During the Flora City Council meeting Monday afternoon, the council approved the emergency purchase of a new transformer and breaker at the Stanford Road substation.

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 9:32 AM

In Clay County Circuit Court news, Assistant State’s Attorney Melanie Pearce has released information regarding the sentencing of Steven Neil Huffman, 24, of Louisville, Illinois. Judge William Robin Todd sentenced Huffman to...

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