Lawmakers announce more than $123M in federal funding for IL highway, bridge repair

The funds also include $24,388,389 in new federal funding for risk-based bridge repair and replacement.

Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

For the social network, that's one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices.
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Rep. Nunes sues Twitter, parody accounts for defamation and negligence

The lawsuit accuses Twitter of “knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory.”

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Ky gov signs bill limiting Grimes’ power over election board

Kentucky’s Washington in walking boot ahead of NCAA tourney

Corps of Engineers employees fighting Mississippi River flooding

  Deputy’s body cam captures high school promposal

  Heartland church begins recovering after tornado

This was far from their regular service as just days ago an EF2 tornado ripped through their church causing crippling damage to part of the facility where a preschool class was with 40 children and 10 staff members.
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

School bus carrying 40 SC students catches fire during field trip; no one injured

  Harrah’s Metropolis reopens as floodwaters recede

Protecting yourself from scams, fraud after flooding

Police: 14-year-old found with loaded gun, drugs after traffic stop

  Elmwood, McBride public housing in Cairo, IL to be demolished

Study ranks most, least federally dependent state

Police arrest man on drug charges during security check

Cape Girardeau Co. officials say missing man has been located

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US airlines rank poorly in cleanliness, survey finds

Japan’s All Nippon took the top spot in the survey. The cleanest ranked airline from North America is Air Canada

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Chiefs sign Breeland in upgrade to beleaguered secondary

Saint Louis rallies past Bonnies 55-53 for A-10 title

Saint Louis rallies from 15-point, first-half deficit, locks down St. Bonaventure in the second half for a 55-53 victory in the Atlantic 10 championship

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  Police: Loaded AK-47, handgun found during robbery investigation

“Sgt. Treadway would like to speak with him.” KY officials look to identify man

Failure to stop at a stop sign led to a crash with injuries

Police respond to staff, patient altercation at hospital in Hayti, MO

  Crash slowed traffic on I-57 in Williamson Co., IL

State police said one lane is blocked and traffic is moving slowly
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  Woman who pushed friend off 60-foot bridge may not go to jail

Tay’lor Smith was caught on camera pushing her friend off a high arch bridge at Moulton Falls, WA. Jordan Holgerson suffered four broken ribs and a punctured lung.

Man who escaped Missouri jail, Oklahoma patrol car captured

  Serious crash between vehicle, semi on I-64 in Jefferson Co., IL

  Crashes slowing traffic in Williamson and Jefferson Co., IL

She’s OK! First lady of Kentucky falls off back of stage