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    Blackhawks sink Predators 3-1

    by  • December 18, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Duncan Keith scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-1 win over the Nashville Predators last night. Patrick Kane and Nick Leddy also scored for Chicago, which has won five of six. Shea Weber scored for the Predators. Keith scored the game’s first...

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    Obit: Mary Ellen White

    by  • December 17, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Mary Ellen White, age 82, of Centralia, passed away at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. She was born on Sept. 4, 1931 in Centralia, the daughter of Fred Logan and Florence Elsie (Friess) Edwards. She married Arthur White on Dec. 14, 1952 in Centralia and he...

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    State successful in fighting unemployment fraud

    by  • December 17, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Illinois efforts to stop unemployment fraud prevented $1 million from being paid in the first three months since a working group was created as part of a reorganization of the Illinois Department of Employment security, the state agency said Monday. “The unemployment insurance program is a balance between paying workers enough to tide them...

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    Class action sought in police torture cases

    by  • December 17, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Lawyers want a judge to grant class status to prisoners who may have been tortured into giving false confessions by Chicago police. The Chicago Sun-Times reports attorney Locke Bowman estimates that about 40 people are falsely imprisoned in Illinois after being tortured by police under the watch of former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge....

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