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Sinkhole Exhibit at National Corvette Museum

WAVE/CNN -- This weekend, the public will get its first up-close look at the sinkhole that swallowed eight cars at the National Corvette Museum. All of the cars are now out and on display at the museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Read more »

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Armed Robbers Hit Southeast Missouri Nursing Home

STEELE, MO (AP) - Police say two masked men armed with a gun were likely looking for prescription drugs when they burst into a southeast Missouri nursing home. Read More »

Air Force Staffer Admits Having Pipe Bombs

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (AP) - An Air Force staffer stationed in Illinois has admitted he possessed pipe bombs that officials say he planned to unleash on local sex offenders. Read More »

Missouri House Endorses Motorcycle Helmet Law Change

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) - The Missouri House has endorsed a bill that would allow motorcyclists over the age of 21 to forgo wearing helmets while travelling on the road. Read More »

Hundreds of Quilts on Display in Paducah

PADUCAH, KY (AP) - Thousands of people are expected to visit Paducah this week for the American Quilter's Society's QuiltWeek. Read More »

Hundreds of Cases of Pig Virus Reported in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) - Illinois agriculture officials say there have been hundreds of cases of a deadly pig virus in Illinois. Read More »

Missouri Gov. Declining Death Row Inmate's Clemency

ST. LOUIS -- The state of Missouri has executed convicted killer William Rousan. The 57 year old died by lethal injection just after midnight Wednesday in Bonne Terre, Missouri. Read More »

2014 Illinois State Fair Theme 'Making Memories'

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) - The theme of this summer's Illinois State Fair is "Making Memories." Read More »

State Makes Payments To Dead People

CHICAGO (AP) - An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records. Read More »

Pepsi MidAmerica Expanding

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A Pepsi franchise is planning to build a new customer service center in Cape Girardeau that could create 74 jobs. Read More »

Lowe's Agrees to Minimize Lead Dust

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Justice Department says Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle violations of federal rules that require contractors to minimize lead dust from home renovations. Read More »

Illinois Gives Early OK to $100M for Obama Museum

CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois House committee has advanced a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to Chicago. Read More »

Illinois Unemployment Drops to 8.4 Percent

CHICAGO (AP) - State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. That's its lowest level since 2009. Read More »

Beef Prices Reach Record Highs

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The highest beef prices since 1987 are hitting the pocketbooks of home cooks and restaurant owners. Read More »

Local Mid-Continent University Students Waiting for Answers

WSIL -- The sudden closure of a college in Western Kentucky is impacting students here in our region. Mid-Continent University, in Mayfield, has laid off its staff and is shutting down in June. Read More »

WWI Love Letters Found in Indiana Attic

JASPER, IN -- Pieces of history were found during a home renovation in Jasper, Indiana. The homeowners found letters a World War I soldier sent to the woman he loved. Read More »

Kirk Will Campaign for Oberweis in Senate Race

QUINCY, IL (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate. Read More »

Illinois Trooper Charged for Roadside Strip Search

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (AP) - A southwestern Illinois state trooper is facing a felony aggravated battery charge after authorities say he strip-searched a man along the side of a road during a traffic stop. Read More »

Fingerprint Required for Six Flags Season Tickets

EUREKA, MO (AP) - A fingerprint is now required for season pass holders at Six Flags St. Louis. Read More »

Rutherford: Dismiss Sexual-Harassment Lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) - Lawyers for Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by an ex-employee alleging sexual harassment and forced political work on state time. Read More »

Tanning Salons Adjust to New Illinois Law

DEKALB, IL (AP) - Illinois tanning salon owners say they've adapted to a law banning customers under 18 from using their tanning beds. Read More »

New Mississippi River Bridge Yet to Reach Traffic Projections

BELLEVILLE, IL (AP) - A study by the Illinois Department of Transportation indicates traffic on a new bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis isn't at projected traffic levels. Read More »

St. Louis Aldermen OK Music Festivals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis will apparently be host two big annual music festivals starting in 2015. Read More »

FutureGen Signs Deal With Construction Unions

JACKSONVILLE, IL (AP) - The coal-industry group working with the Department of Energy to build the FutureGen clean-coal project says it has signed deals with 17 unions ahead of construction. Read More »

Steely Dan to Play Illinois State Fair

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) - Grammy Award-winning rock band Steely Dan will play this year's Illinois State Fair. Read More »

Fatal Shooting in Suburban Kansas City

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City. Read More »

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