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Struggling Cahokia schools could go without sports
CAHOKIA (AP) — A southwestern Illinois school district is blaming shortcomings in state funding for its tentative plan to eliminate dozens of teaching jobs and go next school year without an athletics director, coaches or extracurricular activities.Continued ...
First lady to visit school impacted by violence
CHICAGO (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to Chicago to address a conference on youth violence, after which she will visit a high school hard hit by violence.Continued ...
Marble fragment of Lincoln sarcophagus on display
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A fragment of the marble sarcophagus that once contained Abraham Lincoln's coffin is on display at the Lincoln Tomb Historic Site in Springfield.Continued ...
2 charged in drive-by shooting of 14-year-old
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County prosecutors have charged two alleged street gang members with first-degree murder in the shooting death of another alleged gang member.Continued ...
Peoria street gangs warned: 'You're next'
PEORIA (AP) — A central Illinois police chief has put two street gangs on notice.Continued ...
1-man Illinois police department robbed
ESSEX (AP) — The one-man police department in the town of Essex in northern Illinois has been robbed.Continued ...
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