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Get text messages on your mobile phone and/or email with news, weather, and more from CINewsNow.

Choose from these categories of messages you want to receive:
1)  Breaking News Alerts - find out first when news breaks in CentrAmerenTag2.jpgal Illinois
2)  Severe Weather Alerts - know where and when severe weather will strike
3)  Weather First Forecast - get your forecast each day from News 25
4)  Sports News & Scores - stay current on scores and news on local teams
5)  Buddy Check 25 - be reminded each month on the 25th to do your breast self-exam and to contact your buddy.
6)  School Notices & Closings - be the first to know about school closings or delays

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Important: Our systems are tested for performance and reliability on a frequent basis. However, normal network transmission limitations can occur from time-to-time and may cause delays in the receipt of messages.

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1) News

2) Severe Weather Alerts

3) Daily Weather Forecast

4) Sports News & Scores

4a) High School Sports

4b) College Sports

4c) Major League Baseball - Midwest League

4d) Minor League Hockey

5) Community Partners

6) School Notices & Closings

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