Clinton: America faces ‘moment of reckoning’

Accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination, she tried to do what her husband did for her in his own address Tuesday night – humanize herself by telling personal stories and showing glimmers of her personality. She shared an often-not seen personal side, talking about her late mother, her daughter and grandchildren. And she rallied the crowd with details from her broad policy portfolio.

Something rotten in the county of Dunstan

Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler’s bungled handling of a handicapped discrimination lawsuit is hitting the $1 million mark. That’s bad, but then the guy he’s trying to unseat as county chairman has dirty hands from a property tax scandal that could cost the county much more.

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Stranded runners cost Highland at American Legion State Baseball Tournament

Highland Post 439 manager Harry Painter says stranded base runners, a demanding schedule and Quincy Post 37's bats cost them advancement at the Illinois American Legion Baseball State Baseball Tournament.
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Stranded runners cost Highland at American Legion State Baseball Tournament 3:50

Stranded runners cost Highland at American Legion State Baseball Tournament

Combines make big hits Thursday at fair 4:08

Combines make big hits Thursday at fair

Mark Eckert: Dallas Cook's request is 'appalling' 2:53

Mark Eckert: Dallas Cook's request is 'appalling'

Dallas Cook: Mayor needs to stop interfering with my office 2:41

Dallas Cook: Mayor needs to stop interfering with my office