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Decatur, Illinois is located in Macon County. Zip codes in Decatur, IL include 62525, 62523, and 62526. The median home price in Decatur is $88,900. More Decatur information.

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Man sentenced to 20 years for 2011 Decatur slaying

A central Illinois man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of a teenager in Decatur.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northwest Herald

District 12 business club tallies up awards

JOHNSBURG – Sitting down for an interview would have been a terrifying thing for Nick Pease a couple of years ago.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Experts: winter ice, winds damaged Illinois trees

Tree trimmers tell The Herald & Review that ice storms and straight-line winds caused most of the damage to trees in the state this winter.

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Minot Daily News

Sylvia Walhood

Sylvia Rose graced the world with her presence on Jan. 31, 1984, in Decatur, Ill., to her very proud parents.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

California dean named as new UT Butler School of Music director

Mary Ellen Poole has been appointed director of the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Springfield: Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for placing pipe bomb in mailbox.

Senior U.S. District Judge Harold A. Baker yesterday sentenced Lloyd B. Lockwood, 47, of Bloomington, Illinois, to serve the statutory maximum 10 years in federal prison for placing a pipe bomb in a Decatur, Illinois mailbox in March 2011, as announced by U.S. Attorney Jim Lewis, Central District of Illinois.

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Bureau County Republican

A new county administrator?

The Bureau County Board will consider hiring another county administrator to run the day-to-day operations of the county.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Pricey Pork For Summer Grilling

Millions of baby pigs in 27 states, including Illinois, have died from a virus. It is coming as the summer demand for pork goes up and the supply is dropping resulting in higher prices at your local market.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News-Gazette

Dress code proposal review set today

As Chuck Hoots walks the halls of Eisenhower High School in Decatur, he's pleased to see most of the students dressed in black, white or ash-gray polos, sweaters and sweatshirts and khaki or black pants.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Investing In The Future

Aging roads, bridges, dams, water and sewer lines. America's cities are getting older and these assets are often forty to eighty years or older.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Home Ownership Assistance in Decatur

Decatur- Banks, realtors and anyone who deals with home ownership were available for assistance at Eisenhower High School in Decatur on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Ex-Marine sentenced in killing 2 women in 2011

A former U.S. Marine recruiter who pleaded guilty in February to killing two women in central Illinois in 2011 and seriously wounding a third heard how his crimes impacted the victims' families.

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WAND-TV Decatur

NTSB report on fatal Taylorville crash almost done

A detailed report on a fatal central Illinois plane crash could be ready soon, more than 18 months after a dozen skydivers jumped from the aircraft just before it went down.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Studies to guide Decatur inland port development

A pair of state-funded studies will examine the movement of freight through central Illinois to help guide development of the Midwest Inland Port in Decatur.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Program Turning Lives Around for Women on Parole

Decatur- For four years, a transitional home for women on parole has been operating in Decatur.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Workers Call for Raise in Minimum Wage

Workers, who are paid at minimum wage, said at the State Capitol on Tuesday, it's time for an increase at a state and federal level.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

What Retail Shops/restaurants would you like to have in Decatur?

Decatur- Residents are speaking out about what retail shops and restaurants they would like to have in Decatur at a retail feedback tour.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Vietnam veterans in Decatur, Ill. reflect on their service

As he looked over the crowd of Vietnam War veterans and their families, Pat McDaniel could only reflect on how far he and other veterans have come since the war that ended more than 40 years ago.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Millikin's Perkinson Gallery to showcase Senior BFA Exhibitions March 31-April 25

Perkinson Art Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center will feature Millikin University's annual Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions the next four weeks, from March 31 through April 25. The exhibitions will feature a variety of outstanding works by senior BFA students in partial fulfillment of their degree requirements.

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WAND-TV Decatur

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A county in central Illinois is having success and saving money with a hybrid court program that's keeping drug offenders out of prison and helping them turn their lives around.

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