Study: More people dying at home, not hospitals

Social: Doctors say the trend reflects the rise in home hospice care.
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  ‘Set your price for a slave’: Mo. teacher on leave over historical trade assignment

The NAACP has called for a formal apology from the teacher and superintendent. They also offered to help train school staff.


  How to know the difference between just having a cold and the flu

  Carbondale Christmas Store helps hundreds of kids

Murray State University to celebrate December commencement

Seventh flu death reported in Arkansas

  Homicide investigation underway, Major Case Squad activated in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.
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  Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges.

Source: Wacha, Mets agree on one-year deal

“A traffic crash can’t be undone.” Make it home safe for the holidays

Bipartisan legislation to improve reporting child abuse deaths, helping prevent future fatalities

2 arrested at motel for drugs

  Family says hackers accessed a Ring camera in their 8-year-old daughter’s room

SIUC asking for birthday cards for alum’s son awaiting bone marrow transplant

  New lights parade in Cairo, Ill. continues to grow

Frost Flowers 'bloom’ in Missouri

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  FedEx driver’s temper tantrum caught on doorbell camera

The whole episode was captured on a doorbell camera at the home where the pickup was made.


Source: Wacha, Mets agree on one-year deal

Mizzou in process of hiring new football coach

According to multiple reports, the University of Missouri is in the process of hiring Eli Drinkwitz as its next head football coach.


SIU Carbondale chancellor search underway

Carbondale Mayor to give 2019 State of the City Address

Gov. signs ‘Illinois Works’ legislation to increase workforce diversity

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Northeast Arkansas opens

  Head-on crash sends 2 to hospital

Two were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
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  Greta Thunberg is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

Young environmental activist Greta Thunberg has been named Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year.”

Input on presidential search sought at Shawnee Community College

2 more cultivation centers for adult-use cannabis approved in Ill.

2.4 magnitude quake shakes in Tenn.

Ill. lawmakers send letters on climate change to U.N. Convention, President Trump


Seventh flu death reported in Arkansas

Pink Up: Southern Illinois man beats brain and lung cancer

Second bed bug found at Jonesboro Elementary School