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After almost a year of searching, Eastern Illinois University has selected its next president. The university announced their new president-elect at its board of trustees meeting earlier this afternoon. EIU's president election committee announced today, David Glassman will be the school's next president. Glassman will be Eastern's 12th president since it's establishment in 1895. EIU's search READ MORE>

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Coles Canine Unit Addition

A local sheriff's department adds another four legged member to their team.

The Coles County Sheriff's Department says they'll be adding a second police K-9 team, along with a new full service S-U-V.

Coles County Sheriff, James Rankin, says the department's K-9 program has been limited to just narcotic detection, but with the addition of a full-service K-9 team, it'll expand the

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Cubit Sentenced

One University of Illinois football staff member is sentenced to two years of court supervision after pleading guilty to driving under the influence.

Ryan Cubit, son of Illini offensive coordinator Bill Cubit, must wear an alcohol-monitoring device for three months and was fined $1,000 Friday, following an incident that happened last year.

Officials say Cubit, the Director of Fo ... READ MORE >

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