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  1. US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Sept. 27, 2014 file photo, a central Illinois corn farmer, on top of his combine, is silhouetted against the setting sun while harvesting corn in Pleasant Plains, Ill.

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  2. US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 27, 2014 file photo, a central Illinois corn farmer, on top of his combine, is silhouetted against the setting sun while harvesting corn in Pleasant Plains, Ill.

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  3. LCHS Junior Varsity wins Athens Scholastic BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Sophomore Invitational against 11 other teams from the area. They went 4-1 in pool play, only loosing to Pleasant Plains by a slim 10 point margin. However, with a three way tie for first in the pool, Lincoln came out on top for point totals from ...

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  4. Saukees show improvements during Turkey TourneyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Pike Press

    ... Pittsfield finished sixth place. Payson Seymour won the tourney with a 3-1 mark, followed by Macomb and Pleasant Plains, also 3-1; and Liberty (2-2); and Illini West (3-1). Western was also 1-3 for seventh and Lovejoy eighth at 0-4. Pleasant Plains ...

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  5. Alan D. Smith July 26, 1952-November 24, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... two brothers, David Smith (wife, Joan) of Springfield and Gary Smith (companion, Lizabeth Lucas) of Pleasant Plains; an uncle and aunt, Darrell and Lavelda Smith of Virginia; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his father. Alan ...

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  6. Springfield veteran charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crashRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Northwest Herald

    A U.S. Marine Corps veteran has been indicted for aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two people near Pleasant Plains. The State Journal-Register reports 27-year-old Andrea Little of Springfield was indicted Thursday.

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  7. Springfield Woman Faces More DUI Charges in Crash That Killed TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Andrea Little, already facing aggravated DUI charges in connection with the deaths of two people outside Pleasant Plains, will now have to answer to more charges. Sangamon County State's Attorney John Milhiser says a grand jury is now tacking on aggravated charges of driving under the influence of marijuana.

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  8. Cold snap helps wake up wheat and corn pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, with rain storms in the forecast, central Illinois corn farmers are silhouetted against the setting sun while harvesting this year's crop of corn in Pleasant Plains, Ill.

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  9. Pleasant Plains teachers picket amid negotiationsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Teachers in a central Illinois school district are picketing in an effort to gain parents' support as contract negotiations stall. The State Journal-Register reports teachers in Pleasant Plains held signs Wednesday that read "Let's work together for kids" and "Make it better."

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  10. Pleasant Plains PicketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The signs Wednesday read "Let's work together for kids" and "Make it better." The teachers have been working under an expired contract for nearly three months and negotiations over a new contract began in April.

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  11. Pleasant Plains Teachers Demand Higher PayRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Pleasant Plains teachers formed a sea of red, Wednesday evening. Supporting their union leaders as they met with the school board.

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  12. FREE Preview: Class 3ARead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Rivals.com

    ... will need to get past. The Sangamo has three other schools in this Quad, those being Auburn, New Berlin, and Pleasant Plains. I really like Auburn as they usually put together long playoff runs, and New Berlin has a very potent passing attack that ...

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  13. Milhiser: Andrea Little Could Face More Charges in DUI DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... Illinois." Little has a previous DUI. She alledgedly struck the car being driven by Danielle Allen, 16, of Pleasant Plains Friday night. Also killed in the wreck was a passenger of Little's: Steven Moore, 35, of Jacksonville. She faces up to 28 ...

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  14. Woman Charged in Deadly CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Springfield woman has been charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence in connection with a crash that killed a passenger and and a Pleasant Plains High School student. The Illinois State Police also cited Andrea E. Little, 27, for improper lane usage, driving too fast for conditions, improper overtaking, operating an uninsured vehicle, illegal transportation of alcohol, and following too closely.

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  15. Springfield Woman Held in DUI DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A Springfield woman is being charged with two counts of aggravated DUI following the deaths of a 16-year old Pleasant Plains girl and another person. Andrea Little is being held on 1-million dollars bond after her arrest Saturday.

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  16. Weekend Crash Kills 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A weekend accident near Pleasant Plains killed two people. The coroner says they are 16-year-old Danielle Allen of Pleasant Plains and 35-year-old Steven Moore of Jacksonville.

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  17. Riverton tops Pittsfield 18-7, but Saukees play solid football all the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Pike Press

    The Saukees' Jesse Drone tries to escape a Pleasant Plains tackler last Friday night. Drone, only a junior, will be back again next year for Pittsfield.

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  18. Saukees fall in close one against Pleasant Plains 14-7; show promise for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Pike Press

    ... is not giving up, even with the toughest odds. Pittsfield did just that this past Friday and roared back on Pleasant Plains in a 14-7 football loss. Pleasant Plains scored seven points in the second quarter and scored again in the fourth with 5 ...

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  19. USDA's huge harvest expectations still growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Journal and Courier

    USDA's huge harvest expectations still growing Some farmers, accustomed to receiving higher prices, are struggling to cover costs. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1vY4gAo Some of the corn crop in Pleasant Plains, Illinois, is harvested, but nationally, only 12 percent of the crop is in.

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  20. Pittsfield football boys look to rebound after loss to WilliamsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Pike Press

    ... Simonson said helps considerably. 'We will have more seniors than that next year,' Simonson added. 'We have Pleasant Plains this week, then Riverton and we are going to Auburn for the ninth game of the season. Our goal is to come out of the next two ...

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