Chicago school officials meet with parents over lead testing

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents at a Chicago elementary school where high lead levels were detected in water from three fountains met with city officials to find out how the issue will be addressed.

Champaign among nation’s faster-growing cities

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau reports that Champaign is among the nation’s faster-growing cities.

Illinois: Publicly owned resort should be demolished

SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a troubled, state-owned resort in eastern Illinois that has been closed since 2009 should be demolished and the site redeveloped.

Management shake-up at TSA not likely to ease security lines

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are concerns the ouster by the Transportation Security Administration of its head of security operations and new leadership of passenger screening at Chicago O’Hare won’t make long checkpoint lines won’t go away.

State Police announces traffic safety initiative

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police have joined a national initiative aimed at reducing fatalities on highways.

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Blues go back to goalie Brian Elliott for Game 6

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are going back to goaltender Brian Elliott for Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.

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Tomlin wins again as Indians beat Sale, White Sox 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Josh Tomlin beat Chris Sale in a one-sided matchup of unbeaten pitchers and Francisco Lindor had three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

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Hammel stars on mound, plate in Cubs’ rout of Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago’s six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night.

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...