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Shelbyville Football Fireworks

Besides cheering fans, the Shelbyville Rams Booster Club felt their Boys of Fall needed a little more excitement to their Friday nights. So at the start the game, after touchdowns, and after a win, the fireworks go off. Last Friday night, they went off several times, considering the Rams scored 50 points! Snider says the fireworks have a way to pump up the crowd and the team. The players say the READ MORE>

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Decatur Man Sentenced for Killing Toddler

A central Illinois man is sentenced to 50 years in prison after admitting he killed a 2-year-old boy by slamming him against a wall after the child would not stop jumping on a bed.

29-year-old Manuel Gonzales pleaded guilty in Macon County Circuit Court to a first-degree murder count related to the death last December in Decatur of Dominic Bradley.

Authorities say Gonzales


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Eastern Illinois Volleyball

On the volleyball courts Eastern Illinois probably wishes they had one back at the Penn State Alumni Classic.

They had a two sets to one lead against undefeated East Carolina but let it slip away.

Your final is ECU 25-22, 24-26, 24-26, 25-18, and in the deciding set 15-8.

The Panthers took their loss into a matchup with number three in the nation Penn State, and ... READ MORE >

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