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- Film critic to share insight FULTON, Ill. -- A professional film critic will be the featured speaker at a program this week in Fulton. Linda Cook will discuss the subjective art of critiquing film and her love of movies at this week's Wild Winter Wednesday program at 9 a.m. Wedn
- Law enforcement investigating Albany bank robbery ALBANY, Ill. — A man who walked into the First Trust & Savings Bank in Albany and demanded money Friday afternoon is still at large. Albany Police Chief Wyatt Heyvaert said police are working to find the man who stole thousands of dollars from the ba
- Project puts iPads in Fulton schools FULTON, Ill. -- The River Bend Educational Foundation Trustees this year selected the purchase of additional iPads for all three school buildings in the district as its annual project. The foundation, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is designating
- Ashford splits doubleheader in Tuscon TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Ashford University softball team ditched the cold weather and headed west for spring break, opening play at the 2014 Tucson Invitational on Sunday. Ashford 2, Siena Heights 1 Sophomore Nicole Schmidt was dialed in from the first
- St. Thomas More too big, too strong, too fast NORMAL, Ill. -- Sometimes things are not as advertised. Sometimes they don't live up to the hype, or even meet expectations. And sometimes they leave you in astonishment, left with your mouth wide open. Unfortunately for the Prophetstown Lady Prophe
- Two men charged with credit union break-in MORRISON, Ill. -- Two Morrison 18-year-olds are charged with burglary in connection with a break in at a credit union. Colton M. Merema and Alexander "Mart" Wegener are charged with burglary, a Class 2 felony. Merema's bond is set at $75,000. Wegener
- Saints upset by late final run CLINTON -- Ashford wishes it would have finished Saturday's game the way it started. The Saints fell to the Northern New Mexico Eagles 51-48 in the Association of Independent Institutions tournament championship, and a big reason why the No. 23 Sain
Actually, that asteroid did not nearly hit Earth
The Internet lit up with reports last week that a big rock was on a path to nearly strike the Earth on Monday night, Feb. 17. This was not true. But it made for a grabby headline. As in: "An Asteroid Will Almost Hit the Earth Tonight" (from Motherboard).
Red-light cameras click less as towns get Orwell off roads
The shutters clicked, the grainy photos were sent to the red-light violators and St. Louis raised $4.1 million last year. Now the vehicular version of "Candid Camera" may be ending, as it has in other U.S towns and cities.
Five things you should know about the Netflix-Comcast deal
Now Comcast and Netflix have announced that they will directly interconnect their networks, rather than having Netflix traffic flow first through a third-party network. With this, another layer of Internet architecture - interconnection and peering - is under the microscope.
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