BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is asking its federal counterpart for more time to assess damage form early-winter floods that struck nearly two dozen counties.
MASCOUTAH, Ill. (AP) — Member of Illinois' congressional delegation are appealing to the head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in support of Scott Air Force Base's bid to host its new facility.
REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press
MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press
PORFIRIO IBARRA, Associated Press
MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press
URBANA — A billion light years from Earth, two dense objects known as black holes collide at enormous speed, sending giant ripples through the fabric of space-time.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2016. There are 324 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 11, 1812, Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry signed a redistricting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party — giving rise to the term "gerrymandering."
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