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Obama Chooses Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Obama Chooses Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

NORMAL- President Barack Obama announced his nomination this morning at the Rose Garden in the White House.  Obama narrowed his choices down to two likely candidates, but who did he choose?

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March 17th, 2016

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The Future Of The Republican Presidential Race

The Future Of The Republican Presidential Race

NORMAL- Tuesday’s Republican Presidential Primaries led to many important events in the 2016 Republican Presidential Contest. Donald Trump was able to win four of the five states that were up for grabs while he lost the state of Ohio by eleven points to Governor John Kasich.

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March 17th, 2016

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Bloomington Council Take Steps For Economic Development

Bloomington Council Take Steps For Economic Development

Bloomington Alderman Scott Black says “engaging the public is key” in moving forward with economic development projects. The City Council passed a resolution approving a contract to purchase the former Mennonite Hospital for $1.4 million, which formerly housed Electrolux on ...

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March 16th, 2016

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Illinois Primary Election Recap

Illinois Primary Election Recap

NORMAL- Texas Senator Ted Cruz took 40 percent of the Republican ballots cast in McLean County during the Illinois Primary. With 12,530 votes, Cruz pulled in front of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders who pulled in 12, 133 votes from the Democratic voters. The race for the ...

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March 16th, 2016

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McLean County For Bernie Marches To Appeal Voters

McLean County For Bernie Marches To Appeal Voters

NORMAL – A diverse array of voters gathered at Uptown Circle Monday for a rally and march dedicated to Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders. 

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March 15th, 2016

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Spreading The Green In Normal

Spreading The Green In Normal

Normal, Ill. – This past weekend was with filled with fun and spirit as the community came out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, parade style that is. Uptown Normal held their 6th annual “Sharin’ of the Green” parade Saturday put on by the McLean County Irish Heritage ...

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March 13th, 2016

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Times Could Change For Unit 5 Schools

Times Could Change For Unit 5 Schools

NORMAL- Students, parents and teachers are voicing their concerns about possible changes to school bus routes and start times. More than fifteen people spoke during a regular board meeting. Unit 5 Superintendent Mark Daniel says the budget situation is forcing them to make ...

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March 4th, 2016

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Connect Transit Buses May Run On Sunday

Connect Transit Buses May Run On Sunday

NORMAL – Bloomington-Normal’s public transportation service has gone years without running buses on Sunday but that could change in the coming months.

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March 4th, 2016

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ISU Women’s Track and Field Wins Conference Championship

ISU Women’s Track and Field Wins Conference Championship

NORMAL- For the first time since 1997, the Illinois State Women’s Track and Field Team won the indoor Missouri Valley Conference Championships. Along with winning the Championship, the women’s 4×400 meter team broke Illinois State and MVC record with a time ...

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March 1st, 2016

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Illinois State Women’s Golf Finishes 17th at Rio Verde Invitational

Illinois State Women’s Golf Finishes 17th at Rio Verde Invitational

NORMAL- The Illinois State University Women’s Golf team finished 17th as a team at the Rio Verde Invitational.  The Redbirds finished with a three day total score of 928 (+64) in their first spring tournament of the 2015-16 season. ISU was led by sophomore Kiley Walsh ...

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March 1st, 2016

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