Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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October 30, 2012

Daily News seeking those affected by Superstorm

EFFINGHAM — Daily News is looking for people in the community who have relatives or friends who are living in the affected areas of Superstorm Sandy, or who have knowledge of anyone giving relief in the area.

The Daily News can be reached at 217-347-7151.

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  • Ron W.jpg Opinion: 'Signs, signs, everywhere a sign'

    On July 10, 1971, a band from Ontario, Canada, made its debut on Billboard’s Top 40. Its first single would move up the charts to No. 3. The band was called Five Man Electrical Band and the song was “Signs.”

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  • Joshua Robison.jpg Opinion: America is a parade

    This idea marched into my mind about a week ago while sitting along a street in Herrick, Illinois. My family and I, along with a few hundred other people enjoying the pleasant July morning, were lined up to watch the town’s annual Independence Day parade.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • No foul play suspected in Willow Hill death

    No foul play is suspected in the Thursday afternoon death of a 33-year-old Willow Hill man.

    July 11, 2014

  • St. Elmo school board member found dead

    Authorities have not confirmed why a St. Elmo school board member was in the Altamont parking lot where he was found dead Friday morning.

    July 11, 2014

  • Schools receive full grant payments for first time in seven years

    Area school districts, as well as districts across the state, received an expected surprise from the state this year, receiving all four grant payments on time.

    July 10, 2014

  • Impact on women workers in question after Supreme Court ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling favoring Hobby Lobby’s right not to provide birth control under the Affordable Care Act may have businesses considering their employee health coverage. However, local religious nonprofits are already exempt from the provision.

    July 10, 2014

  • No Headline Provided SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Illinois State Lottery:My 3-Midday1-6-3My 3-Evening3-3-5Pick Three-Midday6-4-1Fireball: 4Pick Three-Evening3-6-2Fireball: 2Pick Four-Midday4-3-1-7Fireball: 8Pick Four-Evening6-

    July 10, 2014

  • Vandalia man pleads not guilty to drug-induced homicide in Kull death

    Now that probable cause has been found to try a Vandalia man on charges of drug-induced homicide in connection with the January overdose death of an Altamont man, Effingham County prosecutors say more charges may be forthcoming.

    July 9, 2014

  • Truck driver airlifted after Vandalia accident

    A collision on Interstate 70 sent two semi-truck drivers to the hospital.

    July 9, 2014

  • No Headline Provided SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday in the Illinois State Lottery:My 3-Midday5-0-7My 3-Evening2-9-2Pick Three-Midday3-3-9Fireball: 7Pick Three-Evening1-6-0Fireball: 7Pick Four-Midday9-2-0-1Fireball: 2Pick Four-Evening9-4-

    July 9, 2014

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