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Reports: Taliban assassinates provincial Afghan leaders; U.S. troops wounded

The New York Times called it "one of the most devastating Taliban assassination strikes of the war," wiping out the entire top leadership of Kandahar Province. Read more

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Pliuras name Bob, Ed Brady in $1.8 million lawsuit

BLOOMINGTON — A LeRoy physician and attorney has filed a $1.8 million lawsuit against Bob and Ed Brady, who he claims have defaulted on a loan. Read more

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Statehouse candidates Blair, Sommer talk spending at forum

NORMAL — Your vote for the statehouse may boil down to a simple question: How long is too long for a legislator to serve? Read more

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Doctors announce challenge gift for YMCA building project

BLOOMINGTON — Plans for a new, larger Bloomington-Normal YMCA building to include Easterseals Central Illinois on the OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center campus, took another step toward reality on Wednesday when two doctors announced a $200,000 challenge gift. Read more

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Forget last week's snow; look to El Nino, other factors

LINCOLN — The snow experienced in parts of Central Illinois last Friday might have been a bit of a shock, but it's not an indication of things to come, say weather experts. Read more

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