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    Stanley Cup rematch goes to Blackhawks

    by  • January 20, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    UNDATED (AP) — Patrick Kane had been 0-for-9 in shootout attempts this season before allowing the Chicago Blackhawks to win a rematch of last year’s Stanley Cup finals. Jonathan Toews and Kane provided the Hawks’ shootout tallies in a 3-2 comeback win over Boston. Marian Hossa and Brandon Bollig scored in regulation, with Bollig’s...

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    Sharapova ousted in fourth round

    by  • January 20, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova has followed Serena Williams out of the Australian Open. The third-seeded Sharapova has been eliminated in the fourth round, losing 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to Dominika Cibulkova at Rod Laver Arena. Sharapova struggled with her serve, hitting seven double-faults in the third set alone and needing an off-court medical...

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    Threat issued to the Olympics

    by  • January 20, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    MOSCOW (AP) — An Islamic militant group in Russia has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the southern city of Volgograd last month and posted a video threatening to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. There had been no previous claim of responsibility for the bombings, which killed 34 people and heightened...

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    Obit: Gary “Mule” Miller

    by  • January 18, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    Gary “Mule” Miller, age 64, of Nashville, passed away at 8:22 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. He was born October 7, 1949 in Centralia, , the son of Harold “Bud” and Clarine (Hiltibidal) Miller. He married Janet “Jan” Newman on April 29, 2000 at St. Paul United Church...

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    Obit: John Mortsfield

    by  • January 17, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    Patoka – John J. Mortsfield, 86, of Patoka passed away January 17, 2014 at his home. He was born on June 14, 1927 in Detroit, Mich., the son of John & Anna (Dittmann) Mortsfield. He married Janet “Jo” Bricker in Toledo, Ohio, on January 1, 1957. John formerly called “John Boy” was a retired...

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    Obit: Velma Atherton

    by  • January 17, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Velma Eunice Amanda Vera Atherton, 85, of Centralia, passed away at 10:22 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. She was born on August 17, 1928 in Centralia, the daughter of Ferdinand and Martha (Oestreich) Riechmann. She married Evan Charles Atherton on June 14, 1959 in Centralia, and...

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