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    WIC tweaking nutritional supplement program

    by  • September 30, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois nutrition program is tweaking the diet of the low income residents it helps feed. In a news release, the Illinois Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children says that beginning Wednesday, many of those who receive food vouchers will be offered skim milk or one percent milk instead...

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    CCSO seek help in truck theft case

    by  • September 30, 2014 • News

    CARLYLE — The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a truck reported stolen from the Shattuc Road area. The truck is described as a tan 2002 GMC dually pickup truck, with a decal of a cow with the name “Heinz-Hope Farm” underneath in the rear window. If anyone has...

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    Bail set for Salem woman charged with stabbing

    by  • September 30, 2014 • News

    SALEM — Bail has been set at $50,000 for a 49-year-old Salem woman accused with stabbing her daughter’s boyfriend in the back Sunday night. Laura L. Holstlaw was charged today in Marion County court with two Class 2 felonies for aggravated domestic battery and one Class 3 felony for aggravated battery with a deadly...

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    Commission gets OK to proceed with NRI hearings

    by  • September 30, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The top federal prosecutor in central Illinois has given the green light for a panel of lawmakers to resume hearings into democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s anti-violence program that now could unfold only weeks before the Nov. 4 election. U.S. Attorney James Lewis had asked a bipartisan state commission to hold off...

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    FAA fire suspect held without bond

    by  • September 30, 2014 • News

    CHICAGO — A Naperville man has been ordered held without bond on charges he set fires at an air traffic control center in Aurora, causing damage that brought flights to a halt at Chicago’s two airports, Midway and O’Hare and delays and cancellations nationwide. Thirty-six-year-old Brian Howard appeared before a federal judge in Chicago...

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