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Newspaer schedule for Memorial Day

(TAYLORVILLE) — In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, the Breeze- Courier will not be printing and the newspaper office will be closed. Sunday’s, May 29, newspaper will be printed and the next issue of the newspaper will be Tuesday, May, 31.

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Need for speed: Indy 500 tabs ‘Rooster’ to wave green flag

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Miles Teller feels the need, the need for speed. The “Top Gun: Maverick” actor will get it as the honorary starter for what should be the fastest Indianapolis 500 in history. Teller will wave the green flag for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. The 35-year-old Teller…

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Today in History: May 24, first major league night game

The Associated Press Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 24, the 144th day of 2022. There are 221 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 24, 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line. On…

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PUBLIC NOTICE   State of Illinois County of Will   APPLICATION FOR BROKER’S LICENSE UNDER THE ILLINOIS COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION LAW   Before the Illinois Commerce Commission File No. 233380   To Whom It May Concern:   The undersigned Applicant hereby gives notice to the public that Donnie Moore has filed with the Illinois Commerce Commission,…

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Edinburg art students on field trip to Chicago Art Institute

CHICAGO — Edinburg Art students and their teacher (Ms. Karen Skinner) traveled to Chicago to visit the Art Institute and Museum this past Monday, May 16th as part of their art education. Leaving Edinburg at 7:30 am and arriving at the Institute at 11:30 am (with a short break at “Wallys” in Pontiac), Ms. Skinner…

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Seven gift ideas for soon-to-be graduates

TAYLORVILLE — It would be an understatement to say that it has been an interesting few years for the Class of 2022. Due to the pandemic, many soon-to-be grads spent a significant portion of their school years adapting to a changing landscape, both at school and at home. While it is an accomplishment to reach…

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How to throw – and enjoy – a graduation party

TAYLORVILLE — Graduation is a momentous occasion for students that marks an end to many years of dedication to studies. Most people look back fondly on the day they received their degrees and diplomas. But often what is remembered most when a person graduates is the party that commemorated the event. For parents planning graduation…

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World Almanac

Today is the 138th day of 2022 and the 60th day of spring. TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1917, the United States passed the Selective Service Act, a conscription law requiring registration of all men ages 21 to 30 who were not already in the military. In 1974, India successfully tested its first nuclear weapon. In 1980,…

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Parga Returns to Macon Speedway Victory Lane 

(Macon, IL) Tough luck has kept Jose Parga from being at Macon Speedway. Whether it was timing and scheduling conflicts or a broken hauler, Parga had yet to appear at a track he won a lot of races. His return Saturday night propelled him to victory lane during the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Model…

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