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    Illinois gas prices up slightly

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    Just in time for summer travel, the price of gas in Illinois is up slightly. The statewide average for Illinois is now $3.90, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report, up a nickel from a month ago. Beth Mosher, spokesman for the AAA-Chicago Motor Club says, we’ve entered into the summer demand season. Unfortunately,...

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    Mental fitness questioned in murder case

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    A southern Illinois man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the back of the head has been ordered to undergo psychiatric testing to assess his mental fitness for trial. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports Franklin County Circuit Judge Jerry Crisel ordered the testing for 66-year-old John P. Adams at his attorney’s request. Adams...

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    West Nile Virus confirmed in southern Illinois

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed that a bird and mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus. Department officials say Henry County Health Department employees found a bird that was infected with the virus on May 29 in Colona. Madison County Health Department found a batch of mosquitoes that tested positive...

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    Centralia man charged in Wednesday burglary spree

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    An apparent crime spree has led to the arrest of a 24-year-old Centralia man, who is now held in the Marion County jail. According to reports, Jeff Gallatin arrested for burglary after allegedly taking a golf cart from a shed in rural Kinmundy. Marion County Sheriff’s investigators believe initially wrecked a Jeep Wednesday morning...

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