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Clinton on mend, ‘touched by support’

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton released a video saying he is on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in California for six days to treat an infection unrelated to COVID-19. The 75-year -old Clinton, who arrived Sunday at his home in New York, said in the Wednesday video that he was…

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By WILL WEISSERT ssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a 14-year-old girl killed in the 2018 Florida high school shooting masacre announced Thursday that he’s joining the top ranks of an anti-gun violence group to promote like-minded political candidates round the country ahead of next year’s midterm elections. Fred Guttenberg will be a…

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Fire/Police

Christian County Arrests Oct. 21: Edinburg police arrested Lacy Mantell, 33, who was arrested for reckless driving. Accidents Oct. 20: Stephen Kates and Samuel Miloncus were involved in a traffic crash in Taylorville. Kates was traveling west- bound on Illinois Route 104 near 930E Rd. Miloncus was eastbound on 104 near 930E. Kates struck a…

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Courthouse

Court appearances Published court appear- ances reflect the daily 10:00 a.m. criminal call and do not necessarily account for all felony proceedings heard that day. Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley presided over the following cases on Oct. 21, 2021: Brehia N. Alaria, 21CF191, had preliminary hearing con- tinued until Dec. 2, 2021. Pre-trial for…

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WORLD ALMANAC

Today is the 293rd day of 2021 and the 29th day of autumn. TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1944, U.S. forces landed on the island of Leyte, beginning a monthslong campaign to free the Philippines from Japanese control. In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened its first hearings on communist influence in the film industry. In…

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World Almanac

Today is the 291st day of 2021 and the 27th day of autumn. TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1767, the boundary between Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania (the Mason-Dixon Line) was established. In 1962, Drs. James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins won the Nobel Prize in medicine/physiology for uncov- ering the double-helix structure of DNA. In 2001,…

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Chuck Berry live album released posthumously in Dec.

MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Dualtone Records is marking the birthday of Chuck Berry by announcing the release of a live album from the late rock ’n roll legend. “Live From Blueberry Hill” is taken from performances recorded between July 2005 and January 2006 at Blueberry Hill café in St. Louis,…

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Fields’ inconsistency hurts Bears in 24-14 loss to Packers

JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Fields was terrific on Chicago’s first possession. He showed off his arm and legs on another impressive drive for the Bears in the fourth quarter. Other than that, he looked like just another rookie quar- terback. Fields showed off his promise and his inexperience during a…

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North School Impact Award Winner

  TAYLORVILLE — Courtney was nominated by her peers for going above and beyond to help all students and teachers. Co-workers appreciate her great atti- tude, flexibility, and ability to assist with anything to benefit students. Submitted photo

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