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Illinois Investigating Video Showing Woman Pulling Boy Alongside Bike As He Runs

Illinois’ Department of Children & Family Services is reportedly investigating a video posted online that shows a woman riding a bike down a sidewalk as she holds the hand of a young child attempting to keep up as he runs alongside her.


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Man Accused of Mailing Marijuana to Inmate

30-year-old Lenard La’troy Duncan of Mound City, Illinois, was charged Tuesday with distribution of a controlled substance.



Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.



Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.


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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.


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Carrie Morey’s Black Pepper Biscuits

Carrie Morey’s Black Pepper Biscuits will give your Thanksgiving table just the right amount of Southern flair and keep your family running for more.


Republican Congressman John Shimkus of Illinois (Credit: KMOX)

U.S. Rep. Shimkus Seeking Re-election in 2014

Shimkus cruised to victory in 2012 with 69 percent of the vote and in 2010 with 71 percent. His only loss in a congressional election came in 1992 to Dick Durbin.


Eads Bridge Project

Ill. Official Defends ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges

“Although a bridge may be deemed or categorized as structurally deficient, it doesn’t necessarily mean that bridge is unsafe to travel on,” Jae Miller of IDOT said.


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Greyhound Cans Disappearing Driver

The bus driver walked off the job and left her passengers stranded overnight at a gas station in Charleston, Missouri.


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UPDATE: Greyhound Puts Driver On Leave After Walkaway

The driver stranded one passenger in Sikeston, Missouri and later abandoned the rest of the passengers near Charleston.



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