Illinois

April 22, 2019 - 8:04 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Schools statewide are receiving 5,000 tree seedlings from the Illinois Department of Transportation. IDOT officials say the ``Trees to Schools'' initiative honors Earth Day, which is Monday. Trees are provided by the East Moline-based nature-preservation group Living Lands...
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April 19, 2019 - 8:46 am
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOX/AP) - A Cook County Sheriff's police sergeant made a different sort of rescue on the Jane Addams Tollway Wednesday morning. Sgt. Bonnie Busching came upon a donkey needing assistance on eastbound I-90, just east of Arlington Heights Road. Her body camera recorded her...
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race cars at Gateway Motorsports Park
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April 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm
By JIM SALTER/Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois,...
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German beer in a beer garden
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April 17, 2019 - 4:38 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX/IIS) – Most people in Illinois could soon be able to get booze delivered with their groceries. Alcohol delivery is already available in some Illinois towns and cities, but it's an entirely local issue right now. State Senator Don Harmon's proposal would create statewide...
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April 16, 2019 - 10:37 am
THOMSON, Ill. (AP) - A nontraditional family of bald eagles is caring for three eaglets that hatched this spring in a nest along the Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois. A webcam is allowing fans around the world to watch the interactions of the trio two males and a female. Related: Bald eagle...
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April 15, 2019 - 9:55 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - If you have diced melon in the fridge, it may be best to take it back to the store. There's a 17 state recall for pre-sliced melon that was processed at an Indianapolis plant, after 93 total cases have been reported in the outbreak. The melon from Caito Foods was sold at Kroger,...
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veggies
April 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Grab your canvas bags and bring your cash — farmers’ market season is back. A favorite of many around the area, the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market starts up again tomorrow, Saturday, April 13. However, there are many other markets to choose from too as spring transitions into summer...
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