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    Fairfield coach accused with videotapping girls, also charged with burglary

    by  • May 12, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    Formal charges were filed Monday against a Fairfield Community High School math teacher and track coach for allegedly videotaping students in a girls’ locker room at the school. Timothy C. Going was arrested Friday after the allegations surfaced that he had been videotaping students in a girls’ locker room. He was charged Monday morning...

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    IDOT hires had political clout

    by  • May 12, 2014 • Breaking News, News • 0 Comments

    (AP) — Dozens of state jobs involved in a dispute over whether they should be free of politics were filled by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration with candidates who were politically connected or gave campaign money to the governor’s party. That’s according to an Associated Press review of state documents. Among those Illinois Department of...

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    Measure would address mine subsidence insurance

    by  • May 12, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    The southern two-thirds of Illinois is subject to mine subsidence. A bill sponsored by state Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea) would provide some protection for insurance customers. Hoffman says when people pay mine subsidence insurance, they expect to get that insurance. However, when an event occurs, and there is mine subsidence, they should be notified...

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    Local grade school to close its doors

    by  • May 12, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    For the first time since 1863, a small southern Illinois village will be without a school. According to the Effingham Daily News, Edgewood Grade School is set to close at the end of the school year because of falling enrollment and state aid. Edgewood is about 15 miles southwest of Effingham and has 440...

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