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Run Galesburg Run is June 5
Sunday June 5 is the 5th anniversary of Run Galesburg Run,...
Illinois farmers see changes in property tax assessments

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois farmers are paying attention to assessed land value as they pay their 2016 property taxes because of a remedy to a disparity that hinged on soil quality.

Plans shape up for actor Dick Van Dyke to visit Illinois

DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The executive director of Dick Van Dyke’s charitable foundation says the 90-year-old actor will take part in events in Danville and suburban Chicago next month.

Illinois governor: Still time to achieve ‘grand compromise’

BEDFORD PARK, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says there’s time for Republicans and rank-and-file Democrats to accomplish “a grand compromise” on a balanced budget before the Legislature adjourns May 31.

Grandmother, uncle held in 7-year-old’s shooting death

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The grandmother and uncle of a 7-year-old girl who died after a shooting in southwestern Illinois are in custody in connection with the incident.

Judge wants Emanuel to testify on police code of silence

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for the city of Chicago have told a federal judge they’re prepared to admit to a jury that a code of silence exists within the police department in an attempt to keep Mayor

2nd-oldest known female orangutan dies at Chicago zoo

CHICAGO (AP) — A 54-year-old orangutan named Maggie who was the second-oldest known female of her species has died at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo following weeks of declining health.

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White Sox beat Royals 3-2 to avoid sweep

CHICAGO (AP) — Todd Frazier tied for the AL lead with his 13th home run, Melky Cabrera drove in two runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday to avoid getting swept for

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Bumgarner throws gem, gets RBI in Giants’ 1-0 win over Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched 7 2/3 dominant innings and doubled in a run in the fifth to lift the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday night.

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Blues staying with Allen in nets

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are sticking with goalie Jake Allen in Monday night’s Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the San Jose Sharks.

Florine receives Western Big 6 Honor
Congratulations to Galesburg High School senior Shayli Florine, who on Wednesday...
GHS girls to state track meet
The IHSA girls state track and field meet begins tomorrow in...