- Dopson wheels way to title CLINTON — A champion is in the ranks of the Clinton Municipal Transit Administration, and for the first time in 21 years, Clinton will be represented by the top seed in the national championship Bus Roadeo competition.Dan Dopson, a 10-year MTA vetera
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Can plants hear? Study finds that vibrations prompt some to boost their defenses
They have no specialized structure to perceive sound as we do, but a new study has found that plants can discern the sound of predators through tiny vibrations of their leaves - and beef up their defenses in response.
Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters
The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.
- Water fights bring out area firemen CLINTON — With an afternoon filled with a variety of entertainment options, it wasn’t easy for Fourth of July Festival-goers to choose a favorite but one area that ranked among the top of the list was the annual water fight along Riverview Drive.Clin
- Holly's changing hot dog rules CLINTON — Fireworks, flags and franks — the three main staples of the Fourth of July. Holly Rowden takes special pride promoting the dogs.The owner of the Holly’s Dogs stand has entrenched herself in Clinton’s hot dog eating scene, nabbing passersby
FULTON, Ill. — A new family business has opened up shop in Fulton and they have plans of staying for the long haul.Specializing in used cars, 3D Auto Sales opened its doors to the community nearly one month ago and so far, the reception has been noth
Wynn 'humbled' to be parade marshal (with VIDEOS)
CLINTON — Friday’s celebration of the nation’s birth also serves as a return to the spotlight for one of Clinton’s historical figures.LaMetta Wynn, Clinton’s mayor from 1995 to 2007, said she’s weaning herself off public service. It’s something that
- Meet Your Neighbor: Theresa Zahs CLINTON — Jefferson Elementary School’s new principal, Theresa Zahs, has always wanted to be an educator. As a child, growing up in Platteville, Wisconsin, she wanted to be a teacher. As Theresa became older, this dream changed into one of being a gu
- Parade, fireworks on tap for Fourth of July CLINTON — Local organizations have pulled out all the stops for the upcoming Fourth of July Festival. With a slate of free activities carrying attendants through the entire day, organizers are expecting their largest crowd yet in Year Three of the ev
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