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Documents: State Farm CEO made $20 million in 2020

The documents were filed with the Illinois Department of Insurance and obtained by The Pantagraph through the Freedom of Information Act. 

Watch now: Newly released dashcam video shows Decatur police chase

The Herald & Review obtained the footage through a Freedom of Information Act request. Watch the videos here. 

Watch now: 200 registered sex offenders in live in Macon County. Is the state database working?

Sex offenders in Illinois must have their names and addresses registered on a public-accessible database — and Decatur has more than 200 convicted defendants living within a 10-mile radius of the city.

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12 photos of Charleston locations from our archives

A look back at history photos of the Charleston area. 

Watch now: A.E. Staley documentary nearing completion

The Herald & Review is a partner in the movie. 

Watch now: At Millikin, camp gives young musicians taste of band life

First Gig is a week-long camp ending in a public performance that allows kids 10 to 17 to get a taste of what being in a band is really all about. 

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