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Cement Truck Crashes into Home Daycare

The Illinois State Police say nobody was hurt when a dump truck crashed into a home daycare.

Police say on Thursday morning, a steer tire blew on a cement truck causing the driver to run into a home on 8090 East 600 Avenue in Newton.

Authorities say no children were in the room where the truck crashed. No other injuries were reported.

The name of the driver isn't being r


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Eastern Illinois Athletics: Week in Review 7/21-7/27

EIU Introduces Tom Michael As New Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Eastern Illinois introduced Michael in a press conference Tuesday, making the former University of Illinois Athletic Director the 10th full-time AD in EIU history.

Eastern Vice President of Student Affairs, Dan Nadler, spoke highly of Michael during the press conference.

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