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    Murphysboro bank robbed again

    by  • May 13, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    Authorities are reporting the Old National Bank in Murphysboro was robbed Tuesday afternoon. It’s the second time the bank has been robbed this year. According to Murphysboro police, the bank was robbed around 3:10 Tuesday afternoon, when two men armed with handguns and wearing bandanas over their faces took money from the bank and...

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    Lawmakers move forward on college loan bill

    by  • May 13, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    State lawmakers have advanced a plan to explore if Illinois could offer college loans to students that would be paid back based on income after graduation. A Senate committee on Tuesday voted 9-0 to approve a study on the proposal. Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering similar legislation that allows students to pay back interest-free debt...

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    Durbin pushing for student relief bill

    by  • May 13, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    A tax on millionaires would pay for student loan debt relief under a plan proposed by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) The bill would allow federal and private loan borrowers to refinance at current interest rates. Durbin says it would be fully paid for by enacting the so-called “Buffett Rule,” which would charge a...

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