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🎓 Put on your learning cap: 11 podcasts that will teach you something

Stay entertained while you drive, clean or more and grow your brain just a little with these educational podcasts. Read more

On stage: 'Love' a glorious ode to the Bard

When you combine the genius of William Shakespeare with the verbal pyrotechnics of Tom Stoppard (who wrote “Shakespeare in Love”), then add drop-dead gorgeous Elizabethan costumes and pepper in stellar acting, the result is a glorious evening at the theater. Read more

👻 Rumor has it: Myths and legends of Illinois!

Illinois is home to many urban legends and myths dating back centuries!  We've compiled a list of s… Read more

Meet your king and queen candidates

DECATUR — This year marks the fifth year the Decatur Celebration organizers have crowned a king and… Read more

🔎 Discovering Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln markers in Central IL!

Central Illinois is chock-full of historical markers from the days of our 16th president: Abraham L… Read more


Security solutions to keep your Decatur and Macon County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Decatur and Macon County residents find comfort, mobility, and savings with an American Standard Walk-In Tub

Call (888) 252-0208 to learn more about relieving pain, staying independent, and make bathing safer again. Save up to $1,500 on a Walk-In T…


Nicole Kidman embraced tough water scenes

Nicole Kidman didn't mind being "pummelled" with water while shooting 'Aquaman' and called for "bigger and better" waves to crash down on her. Read more

Ethan Hawke is a super fan of Christian Bale

Ethan Hawke is such a huge fan of Christian Bale he writes out a fan letter to him every year but he never sends it. Read more


7 So-Called 'Show-Killers' Who Deserve TV Stardom by Now

For every Emmy-winning TV star, there are countless also-rans just waiting for their big break.

Watch the Trailer for 'The Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening's New Series 'Disenchantment' (VIDEO)

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The Latest: Ex-NTSB chairman: Duck boats prone to accidents

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): Read more

The Good, The Bad, and The Queen album coming this year

Damon Albarn has confirmed his supergroup The Good, The Bad, and The Queen will finally release a new album this year. Read more

Local events

Jeff Dunham "Passively Aggressive Tour"

Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets on sale Oct. 1. Read more

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Online at SangamonAuditorium.org Read more

Terry Smith

Dinner at 5 p.m. $9. Doors open at 6 p.m. Read more

Marc Bubert

Dinner available at 5 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Read more

Straight No Chaser

Online at SangamonAuditorium.org Read more

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2018 Auto Racing Challenge

Play our 2018 auto racing challenge! Just pick the 10 drivers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each race and your top 15 races count as your overall score. Read more

ENTRIES CLOSE MONDAY: Win up to $1,000 when you enter the 2018 Destinations Photo Contest!

Vacation photographs often capture perfect moments in favorite places. Send us your best ones by July 16 for a chance to win up to $1,000 in our Destinations Photo Contest. The top photographs submitted will also be featured in a national publication reaching more than 1 million households. Read more