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Four Cross Country runners earn MVC scholar-athlete honors

Four Cross Country runners earn MVC scholar-athlete honors

NORMAL – The Missouri Valley Conference announced the 2015 MVC Scholar-Athlete team yesterday and included four Illinois State cross country runners. Senior Haley Goers and Juniors Jeff Bajema, Jesse Hahne and Ariel Michalek were the four to earn the honors. The MVC ...

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November 5th, 2015

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Redbirds rally late to overcome Indiana State

Redbirds rally late to overcome Indiana State

NORMAL – After being stalled throughout most of the game, the No. 3-ranked Illinois State football team captured its 17th straight home victory with a 27-24 win over No. 21 Indiana State on a rainy, overcast Saturday afternoon at Hancock Stadium.

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November 1st, 2015

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Scholar-Athlete of the Year nominees announced

Scholar-Athlete of the Year nominees announced

NORMAL – The nominees for the 2014-15 Linda Herman Female-Scholar Athlete of the Year and Doug Collins Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were announced Wednesday.

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October 29th, 2015

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Ewing Cultural Center hosts Shakesfear

Ewing Cultural Center hosts Shakesfear

NORMAL- Throughout this week, the Ewing Cultural Center will be hosting Shakesfear, a three hour event that combines the works of William Shakespeare with Halloween.

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October 27th, 2015

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Redbirds take sole possession of first place in MVC

Redbirds take sole possession of first place in MVC

NORMAL – The scoring started early for the third-ranked Illinois State Redbirds on Saturday as they beat the twentieth-ranked Western Illinois Leathernecks 48-28. The Redbirds improved their record to 6-1 (4-0) while also improving their FCS leading home winning streak

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October 25th, 2015

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Joe Biden will not run for President in 2016

Joe Biden will not run for President in 2016

WASHINGTON – Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he would not be a candidate in the 2016 presidential campaign, bringing to a close a three-month exploration that began shortly after the death of his oldest child and threatened to fracture the Democratic Party.

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October 21st, 2015

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ISU Men’s Golf Finishes in Third Place

ISU Men’s Golf Finishes in Third Place

NORMAL – Illinois State Men’s Golf finished in third place at the Georgetown Intercollegiate.

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October 21st, 2015

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Zimmerman hires lawyer from St. Louis

Zimmerman hires lawyer from St. Louis

BLOOMINGTON – A Bloomington man accused of killing his ex-wife has hired a St. Louis attorney to replace the Twin City lawyer forced to drop the murder case because of a conflict of interest.

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October 15th, 2015

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UAW Local 2488 approves contract

UAW Local 2488 approves contract

BLOOMINGTON – United Auto Workers members have overwhelmingly approved a new labor agreement at Mitsubishi Motors as the plant prepares for closure.

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October 15th, 2015

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Redbird earns conference honors

Redbird earns conference honors

BLOOMINGTON – Abby Van Deventer, a defensive back for the Illinois State soccer team, is the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for the third time this year and second week in a row.

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October 14th, 2015

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