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A new program is coming to Effingham to help families and children in need. Crisis Nursery is planning to be up and running by fall 2016. The program will offer children a temporary safe place to stay. READ MORE>

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EIU Tuition Increase

The Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition.

EIU students will see a 1.5% increase in the fall.

Officials say that increase is only about $4, from $285 up to $289.  

The increase will only apply to incoming freshman and transfer students since tuition for current students is locked in.


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NFL Draft Recap

    The Bears and Colts add more talent to their rosters thanks to the N-F-L draft.
    The Bears traded up two picks to select Georgia outside linebacker Leonard Floyd ninth overall, while the Colts selected center Ryan Kelly with the 18th overall pick.
    Kelly, 6'4", 311 pounds, was considered the best center in the draft and solidifies ... READ MORE >

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