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Bill Aimed at Changing Requirements for FEMA Assistance

VIENNA -- A new bill proposed by U.S. Senators and Representatives of Illinois looks to reform FEMA's disaster declaration process. Read More »

Class Act: Cobden Junior-Senior High School

UNION CO. -- A school in Union County is seeing outstanding results, just by adding a few extra study opportunities and weekly checks on grades. Read More »

Affordable Care Act Deadline Extended

WSIL -- If you missed the deadline to enroll in a health care plan under the Affordable Care Act, the deadline has been extended in Illinois. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 23, 2015

WSIL -- A popular spot in Jackson County has landed at the bottom of this week's Restaurant Report Card. Read More »

EPA-Funded Study Focuses on Barbecues

UNION CO. -- Research in California could change the way you use your barbeque grill. The EPA wants to reduce the smoke from your smoker in order to keep the air cleaner. Read More »

Premise Alert Program Comes to Union County

UNION COUNTY -- Emergency responders in Union County want to be better prepared before disaster strikes by reviving a safety program. Read More »

Preserving the Trail of Tears History

UNION CO. -- One group is working to preserve a devastating piece of American history. Read More »

Cable Wanted for Burglary, Theft

UNION CO. -- The Union County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding Kevin G. Cable. Read More »

Oxford Now in Custody

WSIL -- Williamson County authorities say tips from the public helped track down a wanted fugitive. Read More »

Girl Scouts Celebrating 103rd Birthday

WSIL -- On March 12th, we say "Thanks-A-Lot" to girl scouts everywhere. Read More »

Students Begin New State Assessement

VIENNA -- New state assessments have caused big problems for some parents. Read More »

Denver Company Backs Southern Illinois Marijuana Grower

ANNA, Ill. (AP) - A medical marijuana business in far southern Illinois intends to start construction this month of a 27,000-square-foot facility that would produce a first harvest in late fall. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 9, 2015

WSIL -- Bottom's Up in Jacob finds itself on the bottom of our report this week. Read More »


I-24 Semi Crashes

WSIL -- News 3's Tony Laubach sent in pictures of a semi crash on Interstate 24 at Exit 27. Read More »

Johnson County Launches New 911 System

VIENNA -- The winter storm is giving dispatchers a chance to test new technology in Johnson County. Read More »

Job Squad: March 4, 2015

WSIL -- There are several businesses hiring in this week's Job Squad. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 2, 2015

WSIL -- March is National Caffeine Awareness Month. We check out the scores of a few popular spots for a cup of coffee or tea. Read More »

West Frankfort Holds Off A-J To Advance to Regional Final

WEST FRANKFORT -- West Frankfort beat Anna-Jonesboro 59-50 to earn a spot in the Frankfort 2A regional final against top seeded Carterville Friday night. Read More »

Cobden's Hartline Becomes Morthland's First Volleyball Recruit

COBDEN -- Cobden senior Sandra Hartline will continue her volleyball career at the collegiate level. Read More »

BBB Warns Consumers of Spring Break Travel Scams

WSIL -- We may be in the heart of winter, but many students are already counting down the days until Spring Break. Read More »

Pinckneyville Rallies To Beat A-J

PINCKNEYVILLE -- The Pinckneyville Panthers beat Anna-Jonesboro 54-49 Friday night. Read More »

Sesser-Valier Wins BDC West Battle With Goreville

SESSER-- Sesser-Valier scores the 20 point win over Goreville in a BDC-West showdown 82-62. Read More »

Gallatin County, Goreville Advance to Regional Final

GOREVILLE -- Gallatin County beat Meridian 56-49, and Goreville downed Pope County 43-37 to advance to Thursday's 1A girls regional final. Read More »

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