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    Madigan reelected to lead Illinois democrats

    by  • April 23, 2014 • News

    House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of the Illinois democratic party. The Chicago democrat received near unanimous support from the party’s state central committee during a meeting in Springfield on Tuesday. The only committeeman to oppose him was state Sen. Michael Noland of Elgin. Noland says he...

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    Investigation launched into Centralia man’s death

    by  • April 23, 2014 • Breaking News, News

    According to the Marion County Coroner’s Office, an investigation has been launched into the death of a 31-year-old Centralia man. Martez Marshall, of North Poplar Street in Centralia, was reportedly found unresponsive Wednesday morning at a friend’s house on South Pine Street. EMS was summoned to the scene, and they subsequently requested assistance from...

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    More renewing Ill. vehicle registration online

    by  • April 22, 2014 • News

    A growing number of Illinois vehicle owners are taking paper out of the procedure for renewing their registrations. Over the last year, since it became possible to get your renewal notice via e-mail and to renew online, 1.1 million renewals have been handled that way, and it’s snowballing, says Beth Kaufman of the Secretary...

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