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Christian County Circuit Clerk and law enforcement deploy eCitation program

CHRISTIAN COUNTY — On Monday, Nov. 7, the Christian County Sheriff’s office and the Taylorville, Pana, Kincaid, Morrisonville, Stonington, Assumption and Edinburg police departments deployed digiTICKET on existing mobile computers. Deployment consisted of 50 hand-held units, barcode scanners and portable printers for each unit so the officers can print accurate tickets immediately during traffic stops,…

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Researchers Identify Brain Markers of ADHD in Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood, affecting approximately 6 million American children between the ages of 3 and 17 years. Children with the disorder may have trouble paying attention and controlling impulsive behaviors, or they may be overly active. Diagnosis relies…

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BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0343

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Officer acquitted in man’s shooting at Chicago train station

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer has been found not guilty in the February 2020 shooting and wounding of an unarmed man during a struggle at a downtown commuter train station. Cook County Judge Joseph Claps acquitted 33-year-old Melvina Bogard Tuesday of aggravated battery and misconduct charges. Prosecutors have said Bogard and another officer,…

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Past Thanksgivings in Illinois were a mix of old and new

Tom Emery Thanksgiving has been an official holiday in the U.S. since 1863, and the people of Illinois have found ways to celebrate the occasion ever since. Some of those long-ago Thanksgivings reflect both the past and future – and somewhat resemble modern celebrations. Church services were a big part of the day in some…

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Morrisonville receives $790,000 grant for electric school buses

MORRISONVILLE — Morrisonville CUSD #1 is excited to announce that they have received a $790,000 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to purchase 2 electric school buses. Morrisonville School District worked with Lion Electric of Joliet to complete the application process this past summer. The award announcement news arrived in late October…

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DMCC Preschoolers Are Thankful

TAYLORVILLE — Preschool students at Davis Memorial Christian Church display their recent artwork depicting what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Pictured from left are Eloise Luzader, Mila Burchi and Poppy Stork. (Submitted Photo)

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

On Monday: The S&P 500 fell 15.40 points, or 0.4%, to 3,949.94. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 45.41 points, or 0.1%, to 33,700.28. The Nasdaq fell 121.55 points, or 1.1%, to 11,024.51. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 10.59 points, or 0.6%, to 1,839.14. For the year: The S&P 500 is down…

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BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0343

Foods Broilers national comp wtd av 1.24591.2392 Eggs large white NY Doz. 4.174.12 Flour hard winter KC cwt 24.4025.15 Cheddar Cheese Chi. 40 block per lb. 2.69622.6962 Coffee parana ex-dock NY per lb. 1.58911.6102 Coffee medlin ex-dock NY per lb. 2.14382.1642 Cocoa beans NY per ton 23872412 Cocoa butter African styl $ met ton 50005000…

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Temporary Visitor Restrictions in Effect for Visitors to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to Help Prevent Spread of Respiratory Illnesses

Temporary Visitor Restrictions in Effect for Visitors to Taylorville Memorial Hospital to Help Prevent Spread of Respiratory Illnesses TAYLORVILLE – Memorial Health is implementing temporary visitor restrictions at its five hospitals to curb the spread of respiratory illnesses. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recommended temporary visitor restrictions due to a statewide increase in…

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