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Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 8:22 AM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that “We’re looking at all options” when it comes to stopping the terrorist group ISIS, including going into Syria to fight the group. So far the U.S. has only attacked the group in Iraq. Hagel also said, "This is beyond anything we have seen, and we must prepare for everything. And the only way you do that is that you take a cold, steely hard look at it and get ready."

Updated at 8:13 AM

FERGUSON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two...

Updated at 4:42 AM

Cameron Monger got plunked in the helmet while batting in the seventh inning and had to pass a quick marbles test on his way to first base, but showed in his next at-bat he was certainly fine with a three-run homer

Updated at 4:39 AM

The Marion Junior High School baseball team used a strong pitching performance by Austin Palmer and timely hitting to rout Benton, 11-0 in six innings, Thursday in Big Seven play

Updated at 4:36 AM

Benton held the lead after one inning but Marion scored nine runs over the next two frames en route to a 16-7 win over the Junior Rangerettes in Big Seven junior high softball action Thursday

Posted at 1:01 AM

By Timothy Stansky, Propel MarketingShoppers are watching more videos than ever on their tablets and smartphones, offering yet another place to find business information.

Posted at 1:01 AM

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Posted at 1:01 AM

As a manager, there are many advantages of writing a blog, even if the only place it’s ever published is in handwritten form within the journal that you keep next to your bed.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Ferguson, Missouri, has stumbled into the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons. From the tragic homicide of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, at the hands of the police, to the large-scale protests—peaceful and violent — to the...

Posted at 1:01 AM

“When the Game Stands Tall” is less about football and more about family, faith and fellowship. Loosely based on the story of the De La Salle High School (Concord, California) football program and its record 151-game winning streak – the longest in...

Posted at 1:01 AM

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