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ISU Enrollment RecordFriday, 28 August 2015
An Indiana university reaches record enrollment.
Indiana State University in Terre Haute reports fall enrollment tops 13,584.
School officials say that's up three-percent from last year and beats the previous record set in 1970.
The university says enrollment has grown for eight straight years.... READ MORE >>
Edgar Co. Inmate DeathFriday, 28 August 2015
An inmate at a local jail dies just hours after her arrest.
Authorities say 46-year-old Michelle Hamilton of Paris was found unresponsive Thursday morning in the Edgar County jail.
Officers say Hamilton was reportedly "alert, coherent, and cooporative" when officers arrested her Wednesday evening.
The Illinois State Police and the Edgar County coroner's office are in ... READ MORE >>
Casey Cat ProblemThursday, 27 August 2015
The city of Casey appears to be dealing with a developing cat problem.
Police say countless cats are running free in parts of the community.
The city is looking to update its animal ordinance to include felines.
In the meantime, the city will be placing traps around town.
Chief Mark Jenkins say if they catch a cat that appears to be a pet, they'll try and tr ... READ MORE >>
Judge Makes Decision in Salaita CaseThursday, 27 August 2015
A judge has taken a preliminary step toward allowing a professor suing the University of Illinois over the loss of a job offer to pursue a claim the university destroyed evidence.
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber decided Thursday to allow Steven Salaita to amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.
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