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Illinois Senate Votes To Raise New Teacher Pay

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — The Illinois Senate has approved raising public school teacher salaries to a minimum of $40,000 a year. The Senate voted 37-16 Thursday to increase minimum full-time teacher salaries over the next five years.

No Delay For Fennel To Report To Prison

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Former Vigo County School Corporation employee Franklin Fennell has asked a federal judge to delay the date he’s to self-report to prison. Fennell was sentenced to two years after being convicted by a

Cause Of Death Determined In Paris Fire

PARIS, Ill. – Investigators have released the cause of death of a Paris, Illinois woman who was found in a burning home on Union Street Tuesday night. The Edgar County Coroner says that 66-year-old Karen Devers died

Tried To Beat The Train, Didn’t Make It

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – Vigo County Deputies were called to a truck – train crash Thursday morning around 10:20 a.m. Deputies say that a white Ford Ranger driven by Jerod T. Forrest of Terre Haute was traveling

Hunley To Take Over School Corporation Civil Case

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – A special judge will take over the Vigo County School Corporation’s civil lawsuit against those who ran a kickback scheme and stole nearly $100,000. Judge Robert Hunley of Sullivan County accepted the case

Committee To Look At Dance Ordinance

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – At last night’s Terre Haute City Council meeting the council formed a committee to clear-up confusion and improve an ordinance regarding dance permits. Councilwoman Martha Crossen will chair the group that will be