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2009-01-11 14:38:34

An Illinois couple who said they enjoyed hanging out at Taco Bell decided to marry there. It's appropriate.

2009-01-03 17:11:35

Sam Shepard, the writer and actor who won a Pulitzer Prize for his play Buried Child, was charged with drunken driving Saturday in Illinois. Police in Normal, Ill., stopped Shepard for speeding at about 2 a.m., the Bloomington Pantagraph reported. Lt.

2008-11-28 15:02:18

The Christmas ornaments handcrafted out of reindeer dung come with a certificate of authenticity from the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Ill., the zoo says. The ornaments sold at the zoo gift shop for $5 are made of dried chunks collected by zoo employees and then clear-coated or rolled in glitter. Each one is unique.

2008-10-06 21:00:24

By M.K. Guetersloh BLOOMINGTON - A McLean County judge has refused efforts to tie the foreclosure on the Ensenberger building to the civil lawsuit between the building owner and the condominium developer.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By Scott Richardson;srichardson@pantagraph.com Anglers are nice folks.

2008-09-18 21:00:19

BLOOMINGTON - The 2007 winner of "America's Got Talent," ventriloquist Terry Fator, will bring himself and his multiple personalities to the stage of Bloomington's U.S. Cellular Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Tickets are $29.50 and $39.50, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept.

2008-09-17 21:00:25

By Bob Holliday NORMAL - Davin Garrett started cutting the hair of his friends. Now, he's opened a barber shop in Normal. "I was cutting out of college dorms and was known as the underground barber' and the name stuck on me," he said. Garrett's new shop, at 315 W.

2008-09-15 21:00:22

BLOOMINGTON - The Verizon Foundation has awarded $25,000 to YouthBuild McLean County. The money will be used to upgrade technology in the YouthBuild schools to help students better use technology and to succeed in college and careers. (c) 2008 Pantagraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-09-12 21:00:26

By PANTAGRAPH STAFF BLOOMINGTON - An event next week will recognize women's achievements in business and honor the recipient of the 2008 Athena Award. The Women's Division of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce will present the award at the 6 p.m.

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By Scott Richardson There's good news on the outdoor front. In the midst of Gov.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.