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Bench to be reminder of frightened girl’s wait

This 60th-school year anniversary of the 1957-58 desegregation of Little Rock Central High is ending this month with the construction of the Elizabeth Eckford Commemorative Bench. This story is only a... read more

2016 NFL Draft Grades: Full Day 3 Report Card

I don't want to have a really awful haircut, so I didn't want to have to wait like eight weeks ... which sounds like a 1960s girl group but is actually some kind of bird. These Day 3 lineman scouting ... read more

'Hiawatha' could find new home outside Riverside Park

However, “Hiawatha” is a product of its time, she said, when very little in American culture accurately depicted Native Americans. “It’s not appropriate anymore, but I can appreciate wanting to keep t... read more

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72-year-old East Moline woman arrested for 2008 seat belt ticket

“I was frightened to think that she was in a jail cell, with who knows who,” said Byrd. According to the East Moline Police Department public arrest report, East Moline Police brought Fulscher to the ... read more

Judge 'quashed' thousands of warrants

URBANA — Champaign County's presiding judge recently did some major new year's housecleaning. In a 15-word order issued Jan. 5, Judge Tom Difanis "quashed," or set aside, 2,547 outstanding warrants fo... read more

Dog dies in Little Rock house fire, officials say

A dog was killed and a house in Little Rock was damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon. Crews were called about 2 p.m. to 1820 Joyce Court, which is in a neighborhood southwest of University Avenue and ... read more

An Australian republic is closer than you think

The public's reaction to Tony Abbott's knighting of Prince Philip was a reminder of how deeply republican sentiment ... Likewise, the notion that we should wait for the passing of the Queen is arbitra... read more

Five Days And Five Nights With Doctors Without Borders

We were scared away from our village and hid across the river ... Steensma at one point jams a needle all the way into the bone marrow of the girl's leg to start an IV. The little girl barely flinches ... read more

Scientists FINALLY discover why thalidomide caused birth defects

Thalidomide first appeared in west Germany in 1957 where it was prescribed as a sort of cure-all for anxiety, insomnia, upset stomach and 'tension.' It soon found its niche in the treatment of morning ... read more

More evidence of flowing water on Mars!

For the past few years, tantalizing evidence has been found that Mars — thought to be long dead, dry, and lifeless — may have pockets of water just beneath the surface. To be clear, we know there’s wa... read more

A practical guide to countering science denial

Science denial can come in many forms, but you need to be careful when debunking it. Credit: Bryan Rosengrant/Flickr, CC BY-ND It should go without saying that science should dictate how we respond to ... read more

Remembering Lacey Holsworth: How 8-Year-Old with Cancer Captured America's Heart

When he finished his meal, Payne scooped up the girl he calls his ... She said she needed a reminder that her complaints and problems were petty compared to issues like the ones facing Lacey, who she ... read more

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