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Flagpole removed from Old State Capitol

A helicopter is used to remove the flagpole from atop the Old State Capitol in Springfield on Monday morning as part of a renovation project to reinforce the dome and repair a leaky roof. SPRINGFIELD – People walking through downtown Springfield on Monday morning looked up to an unusual sight – a helicopter hovering over…

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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

Foods Broilers national comp wtd av 1.24591.2459 Eggs large white NY Doz. 4.224.17 Flour hard winter KC cwt 24.4024.40 Cheddar Cheese Chi. 40 block per lb. 2.69622.6962 Coffee parana ex-dock NY per lb. 1.57981.5891 Coffee medlin ex-dock NY per lb. 2.14322.1438 Cocoa beans NY per ton 23812387 Cocoa butter African styl $ met ton 50005000…

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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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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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American fans give up Thanksgiving to travel to World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Hector Garcia’s family had a hard time understanding his decision to travel to this year’s World Cup and abandon his annual gathering of 30 family and friends. “This would have been my 40th year cooking turkey and I gave that up to be here. It was hard,” he said. “They were…

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Man with Adam Toledo when he was shot by police is acquitted

CHICAGO (AP) — A man accused of shooting at a car while standing alongside 13-year-old Adam Toledo moments before the teen was fatally shot last year by a Chicago police officer was found not guilty of weapons charges Friday by a Cook County judge. Ruben Roman, 23, stood trial this week on charges that were…

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‘Amazing’: Mom hears late daughter’s transplanted heart

CHICAGO (AP) — An Indiana woman heard the heartbeat of her late daughter inside the chest of a 68-year-old Illinois man who received it in a transplant operation. Amber Morgan and Tom Johnson met for the first time Saturday, four years after he received a heart transplanted from the body of Andreona Williams, who was…

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