The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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According to the The World Wide Fund for Nature's Living Planet Index, the world’s animal population has declined 52 percent in the past 40 years. The dramatic drop is attributed to humans killing animals for food and taking over or otherwise destroying their habitats.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Continuing a survey of student opinions of teachers, the report this time is from an eighth-grader in his last year of middle school. Max, (not his real name), is a bright youngster who had clear opinions about what makes good or bad teachers and...

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September 30Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Day

Updated at 10:28 PM

Thinning tresses? We reveal 8 common causes of hair loss in women.

Updated at 10:17 PM

The Rev. Abraham Adejoh, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Harrisburg, is a native Nigerian and has family in that west African country. When reports of the Ebola outbreak raging in neighboring Liberia first surfaced there were no Nigerian...

Updated at 10:08 PM

The Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School juniors held the first meeting of the prom and after prom party fundraising committee at the village library on Friday evening. These juniors are embarking on endeavor to raise funds for their prom and after...

Updated at 9:27 PM

First things first: Last week, several people took issue (to put it mildly) with 

Updated at 9:24 PM

CSM Joe Patrick Dagley, age 66 of Marion, passed away with his family by his side at 6:48 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Heartland Regional Medical Center of Marion.

Updated at 9:21 PM

Charles W. “Red” Smith, 87 of Shawneetown, passed away at the Fountain View Nursing Home in Eldorado 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

Updated Sep 29, 2014 at 9:18 PM

Peggy J. Webb, age 81, Bethalto, died 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville.

Updated Sep 29, 2014 at 9:16 PM

Silas Omar Anderson, 79, Elizabethtown, died Sunday Sept. 28, 2014, at Hardin County General Hospital.

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