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  1. Updated: severe thunderstorm watch issued East Central IllinoisRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | The News-Gazette

    New 3:45 p.m. Friday: The severe thunderstorm watch has been extended to all of East Central Illinois except Edgar County until 9 p.m. Friday. ** Original story: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Ford and Iroquois counties until 9 p.m. Friday.

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  2. Which Illinois County Has The Most Sex Offenders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Illinois was the originator of the sex offender registry, so it's not surprising that we have over 27,000 offenders currently registered in the state. Currently Edgar County ranks third in the state with 31.42 registered sex offenders per 10,000 people, just behind Alexander and Marion County.

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  3. Police Look For Couple Who Test Drive Cars And Don...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The man and woman are reportedly keeping the cars for a day or two and then abandoning them to move on to another car. The thefts have taken place in Vigo, Clay and Greene counties in Indiana and Clark and Edgar counties in Illinois.

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  4. Rauner bids farewell to DownstateRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    U.S. Rep. John Shimkus had words of warning for Edgar County Republicans: Don't expect to see gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner in downstate Illinois after Labor Day.

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  5. Tom Kacich: Rauner's focus will soon shift to ChicagoRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    U.S. Rep. John Shimkus had words of warning for Edgar County Republicans: Don't expect to see gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner in downstate Illinois after Labor Day.

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  6. Rauner stumps in Edgar CountyRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... not an option. We can't allow that to happen," Rauner said after a brief campaign stop at Joe's Pizza in the Edgar County seat 60 miles southeast of Champaign-Urbana. The Peoria-based owners of the Clinton landfill are seeking regulatory approval to ...

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  7. Paris racing beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Tribune-Star

    Dolly's Girl was a first-time winner in Illinois harness racing on Monday at the Edgar County Fair.

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  8. Updated: multiple weather advisories issued for East Central IllinoisRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... ILLINOIS... NORTHEASTERN COLES COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... EDGAR COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... VERMILION COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 230 PM CDT * AT 142 PM CDT...SEVERE ...

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  9. Report: Illinois Governor's anti-violence program told parents: "Cops Kill Kids"Read the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    ... We reserve the right to deny or remove comments. Content may not be used without permission of the author. The Edgar County Watchdogs have uncovered some disturbing documentation connected with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's Neighborhood Recovery ...

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  10. Young v. Illinois Workers Compensation Commission MecoRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... affirmed and adopted his decision and ultimate ruling in the case. On judicial review, the circuit court of Edgar County confirmed the Commission's decision. Claimant appeals, arguing the Commission erred in finding his left shoulder injury did not ...

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  11. Weather History: June 28: Record temps, storms, tornadoes, snow & tropicsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... tree and crop damage resulted from the winds and rains. In extreme east central Illinois, the town of Paris, in Edgar County, reported 10.20 inches of rainfall. This was a major contributor to a record June rainfall total of 17.65 inches, as well as ...

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  12. Entire Park District Board Placed Under Citizen's ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    ... of the law. Kraft is one of the co-founders of a group called Illinois Leaks, which used to be called the Edgar County Watchdogs. He also shot video of the arrest, posted on YouTube. Kraft says he attends several board meetings a week, and usually ...

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  13. Rex looking to expand fan base in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2013 | Tribune-Star

    ... to 'Rex Baseball: Wabash Valley's own'," Rosselli said. "Our sponsors are glad to hear that. We'd love to have Edgar County, Vermillion County, Sullivan County, Parke and Clay Counties feel like this is their team as well." The Rex saw their ...

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  14. Updated: Severe thunderstorm warnings, watch issuedRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... COLES COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... SOUTHEASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... SOUTHERN EDGAR COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE DESTRUCTIVE HAIL CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ...

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  15. Proposed IL School Funding Formula Changes Help Some, Hurt OthersRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... for education. The lowest per pupil spending in the state, $6,015, is in the Paris-Union School District in Edgar County; the highest, $25,290, is in the Seneca Township High School District in McHenry County. Nine of the top ten districts when it ...

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  16. Indiana's First Farmers Bank & Trust To Acquire Nine BMO Harris BranchesRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    INDIANA'S FIRST FARMERS BANK & TRUST TO ACQUIRE NINE BMO HARRIS BRANCHES May 9, 2014 Source: First Farmers Financial news release First Farmers Financial Corporation , parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire deposit relationships of nine BMO Harris Bank N.A. Indiana ... (more)

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  17. Newsmakers: April 20, 2014Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | Tribune-Star

    ... who has worked diligently with state and local government officials, schools and business leaders to make Edgar County a better place to live and work. He is the president of the Paris Economic Development Corp. and has been a part of the volunteer ...

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  18. Rex looking to expand fan base in 2014Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Tribune-Star

    ... to 'Rex Baseball: Wabash Valley's own'," Rosselli said. "Our sponsors are glad to hear that. We'd love to have Edgar County, Vermillion County, Sullivan County, Parke and Clay Counties feel like this is their team as well." The Rex saw their ...

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  19. Audit criticizes Ford-Iroquois agency's actionsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... the preceding months, independent investigations by the Paxton Record, a News-Gazette Community Newspaper, and Edgar County Watchdogs revealed that the health department disregarded its own procurement rules when it awarded a $127,000 contract to a ...

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  20. Illinois Primary: Repubs, Dems vie for party nominationsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | Tribune-Star

    ... and closing at 7 p.m. Central Time. The governor's race is expected to generate interest statewide, while the Edgar County Sheriff's race - with seven candidates - is expected to increase voter turnout in that county. Illinois voters have a ...

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