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Most loved this week

New rules could cost 140,000 Illinoisans food stamp benefits

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker blasted the new rules, calling them “cruel” and suggesting they are being enacted for other political purposes

Mattoon man sentenced to prison for drug delivery in fatal overdose case

A Mattoon man has been sentenced to seven years in prison on a drug delivery charge in a case that involved a fatal overdose of heroin.

Charleston boys win Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament for first time since 2015

Charleston won its first Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament title since 2015 67-59 over Dieterich as Isaac Miller hit back-to-back three-pointers in the final 2:37 to break a deadlock at 58. 

President Trump, citing impact on farmers, to tariff steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil

President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Charleston police produce 'Elf on the Shelf,' 'Grinch' holiday video

"Ofc. Doughnut Saves Christmas" was produced by the Charleston Police Department. 

Mattoon dog park campaign officially kicks off on Giving Tuesday

Fundraising to develop an 8 acre dog park on the south side town will official kick off on Giving Tuesday this week.


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