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    Supbonaed emails could be missing from Quinn NRI program

    by  • July 8, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A metro-east lawmaker says investigators might not have received all of the emails they sought in connection with Gov. Pat Quinn’s scandal-tainted neighborhood recovery initiative; an anti-violence program that critics say was used as a political slush fund. The grant program is the subject of a federal investigation and also came...

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    Hill sentenced on reduced drug charge

    by  • July 8, 2014 • Breaking News

    SALEM — A 40-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Tuesday in Marion County court to 18 months in prison, after he pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of felony drug possession. Tyrone A. Hill was originally charged in June with manufacture with the intent to deliver heroin near a school, public housing, or park –...

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    Okawville man arrested for Easter home invasion

    by  • July 7, 2014 • News

    NASHVILLE — According to Okawville Police Chief Steve Milken, a suspect in an Easter weekend home invasion has been arrested. Milken says 24-year-old Phillip Walker Law, of Okawville, was arrested Saturday night in connection with an early Easter morning incident at a residence in the Washington Springs Mobile Home Park, in which two individuals...

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    Obit: Dean Deadmond

    by  • July 4, 2014 • Obituaries

    ODIN — Nelson “Dean” Deadmond, 91, of Odin, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born December 12, 1922 the son of Joseph and Clara (Williams) Deadmond in Odin. He married Marion “Rosebud” Helen Chappell on October 15, 1946 in Mayfield, Kentucky. She survives in Odin. In addition to...

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