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HSHS St. Mary’s Launch New Telemedicine Program

January 17th, 2020- HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital has launched an advanced critical care telemedicine program for hospital intensive care units that will ensure the highest quality of care for their sickest patients. St. Mary’s partnered with Advanced ICU Care® to deliver their new monitoring system of highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care specialists that will…Continue Reading

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Winter Weather Driving Conditions

January 17th, 2020- With icy and freezing weather in the forecast for the weekend, extra preparation for traveling and driving under winter conditions is highly encouraged. Throughout the winter, especially during adverse conditions, you should always practice basic winter driving skills and build extra time into your schedules as a simple precaution. As part of IDOT’s “Winter Weather –…Continue Reading

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Decatur Celebration King & Queen

January 16th, 2020- The Decatur Celebration is looking for its next King and Queen. Nominations for King and Queen are now being accepted and all you have to do is send in your name for your chance to be crowned King or Queen of the Decatur Celebration, and receive exclusive VIP perks. The contest is based on a…Continue Reading

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Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarships

January 16th, 2020-  The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2020- 2027 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. Student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning…Continue Reading


Millikin University Student-Run Radio Station Nominated For IBS Awards

January 16th, 2020- Millikin University’s student-run radio station 89.5 WJMU The Quad has been nominated for a station record eight national awards by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System. IBS Awards finalists represent the top three to five percent of work submitted in their category to the National IBS from the previous year. Winners will be announced at the 80th Annual IBS International Media Conference March…Continue Reading

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Illinois Lottery Launches Two New Monopoly Instant Games

January 16th, 2020- The Illinois Lottery is launching two new Monopoly instant games. The Monopoly 10 times and Monopoly 25 times multiplier tickets are now on sale, costing two and dollars each. The Grand Prize ranges from 25,000 to 350,000 dollars and there is also a second chance drawing for non-winning tickets for a trip…Continue Reading