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Stories with place: Bloomington
  • State Farm CEO: Bloomington remains company's home 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:01 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - State Farm Insurance Co. CEO Ed Rust Jr. says the company's plans to expand in Arizona, Texas and Georgia will not affect the company's headquarters in Bloomington.

  • EXCHANGE: Students learn Shakespeare with costumes 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:55 am
  • NORMAL, Illinois - Sophomore Emily Henrichs was not looking forward to spending several weeks studying another William Shakespeare play.

  • Cadaver lab opening for Ill. high school students 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:17 pm
  • LEROY, Illinois - A group of doctors in central Illinois is opening a cadaver dissection lab for high school students to give young people a head-start on future medical careers.

  • Power restored after Bloomington blackout 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 12:13 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - More than 14,000 homes and businesses in Bloomington briefly lost power during a morning power outage.

  • EXCHANGE: Program looks to change criminals 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 8:49 am
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Gary Brown knows his chances of staying out of jail hinge on his ability to change his own mind about criminal behavior.

  • Sustainable living theme of annual Illinois expo 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 4:06 am
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Fashion from thrift stores, cooking with organically grown food and protecting the Mahomet Aquifer will be featured in presentations by about 100 exhibitors at the annual "Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo" at Illinois Wesleyan University.

  • Former ISU president charged with misdemeanor 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:52 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - Illinois State University's former president was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor disorderly conduct related to an alleged altercation with an ex-groundskeeper at the school.

  • ISU president's departure surprises students 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 12:55 pm
  • NORMAL, Illinois - The abrupt departure of Illinois State University's president just seven months into his job surprises students on the school's campus in Normal.

  • Fighter pilot remembered for humor, love of family 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 6:56 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - A fighter-jet pilot and "TopGun" student from Illinois was remembered Saturday by hundreds of friends and loved ones for his sense of humor, love of family and service to country.

  • After Illinois GOP loss, Brady's next step unclear 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 6:18 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - The first thing on Bill Brady's mind after losing his third bid to become governor was the job he already has. Beyond that? He doesn't yet know.