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  1. Portland Thorns fight back to earn 2-2 draw at ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Oregonian

    The Portland Thorns never expected to be down two goals just eight minutes into Saturday night's game in Chicago. After the poor start, the Thorns fought back to earn a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Red Stars at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex in Lisle, Illinois.

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  2. CSB: USD Wins Double-Header In MacombRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    South Dakota senior center fielder Katie Dinning hit a home run with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie in game two and help the Coyotes complete a doubleheader sweep of Western Illinois Saturday at McKee Stadium. Scores went 7-4 and 4-3.

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  3. Opinion: Prevent abuses in FCC spectrum auctionsRead the original story

    35 min ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... conducted an auction to make more spectrum available for commercial purposes, many companies participated including Illinois-based Geneseo Communications. The proceeds from auctioning off the spectrum would then return to the federal government to ...

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  4. Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot errorRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | El Paso Times

    When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."

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  5. Western Illinois Downs NDSU 7-2Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Valley News Live

    The Western Illinois University Leathernecks tallied seven runs on 10 hits to help defeat the North Dakota State University baseball team on Saturday, April 25, in game two of a three-game Summit League series in front of 151 spectators at Newman Outdoor Field. The Bison and Leathernecks are scheduled to conclude the series with a game at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 26. Jon Hechtner led the Bison offensively in the contest, going 2-for-4 with a RBI, while Juan Gamez smashed his team-high seventh homer of the season.

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  6. Gregg Marshall, former players view Jody Adams' style as ultimately goodRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... I would change how I reacted." Former WSU assistant coach Carlai Moore played for Adams at UMKC and Southern Illinois and worked as her assistant coach at Murray State. She followed Adams to WSU in 2008 and stayed through the 2012 season. Complaints ...

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  7. Notable deaths last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... 1927, and attended high school in Moneta, Iowa. He played in college at Buena Vista in Iowa and the University of Illinois. • Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler with a big personality who played all 11 of his ...

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  8. Stateline Helps in the Great American Clean-upRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WIFR

    ... It brought over one-thousand state line volunteers who braved the frigid spring temperatures for the, Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful litter clean-up. Each group of ten or more covers about 2 square miles, leaving a trail of yellow trash-bags ...

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  9. Waubonsie students assemble 'Bikes for Tykes'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... to a muscular dystrophy research nonprofit group called Rally for Ryan. Kelly Knox of Naperville, who volunteers as Illinois director for Special Spaces , wanted to harness volunteer help even though creating a new room for one child wasn't a big ...

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  10. NU Falls to Top-Seeded Illinois in Tournament Semifinals, 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    ... 30 Northwestern's Big Ten Tournament run came to an end in the semifinals Saturday afternoon, as top-seeded No. 4 Illinois overcame the `Cats 4-0. NU is now 20-9 on the season. The Illini captured the doubles point with wins on courts 1 and 3. ...

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  11. 'To Kill a Mockingbird' play to go on under Harper Lee groupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    ... Co. had refused to extend the performance rights for the production in Lee's hometown of Monroeville, but the Illinois-based publishing company said Saturday on its Facebook page that Lee has founded a new, nonprofit group called the Mockingbird ...

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  12. No. 22 Women's Gymnastics Holds Annual Awards...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Penn State Athetlics

    ... has finished among the top-25 nationally. The Nittany Lions posted one school record, a 49.550 on the vault at Illinois on Jan. 31, and two top-10 scores in program history; a 49.450 on the vault in a quad-meet vs. Brockport, Iowa State and Penn ...

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  13. Capitol marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln train stopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gazette

    One hundred and fifty years ago Saturday, the body of President Abraham Lincoln arrived in Albany during its long trip from Washington to Illinois.

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  14. 2 sentences reduced in St. Clair courthouse drug scandalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    A former southwestern Illinois probation officer who pleaded guilty to selling cocaine to a judge will get to leave federal prison early. James Fogarty received a five-year sentence for his role in a courthouse drug scandal that led to the imprisonment of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook for heroin possession and weapons violations.

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  15. Twins-Mariners: Molitor alters lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... and raised in Chicago, he grew up following the White Sox and hating the Cubs. He attended both the University of Illinois and Illinois-Chicago and began his baseball writing career at the Kansas City Star. He can be heard occasionally on KFAN ...

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  16. Kite flying in LindenhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... for reusable ones, collect shoes and recycle a host of items, from wire hangers to textiles. The event featured the Illinois Association of Park Districts Annual Statewide Kite Fly "Flying for Kids," with the first 50 participants receiving a free ...

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  17. Local veterans recall fall of Saigon on 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... to wage from the beginning. "The South Vietnamese were about as corrupt as you would find this side of Cook County, Illinois," he said. Mr. Burns said the war was not just about one side, the American side against another side. "In Vietnam, there ...

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  18. Man Who Threw First Nationally Televised Forward Pass Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Nearly a half-century later, the first one thrown on national television went for a touchdown for the University of Illinois against Stanford in the 1952 Rose Bowl. The passer, Donald J. Engels - a longtime North Shore resident who had lived in ...

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  19. Illinois man accused of beating dogs to death with hammerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A Waukegan , Ill. man has been charged with three counts of felony animal cruelty for torturing and killing three dogs, according to the Chicago Tribune .

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  20. Making the president funny at correspondents dinner is serious workRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... you count Congressman Aaron Schock's office" - was awfully close to one the president had prepared about the former Illinois representative whose "Downton Abbey"-themed office had recently gained infamy. And the first year Litt joined the White ...

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