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    Appellate court rules in favor of Murray center wards

    by  • April 16, 2014 • News

    The 5th Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon handed down a loss today to the Illinois Department of Human Services, and reaffirmed in its entirety an earlier ruling in Clinton County court appointing attorney Stewart Freeman as guardian for all state wards of the Warren G. Murray Developmental Center in Centralia. Justice Judy Cates gave...

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    Death notice: Allen Warnecke

    by  • April 14, 2014 • Obituaries

    BREESE — Allen L. Warnecke, 60, of Breese, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, in the Main Gymnasium at Central Community High School in Breese, with Pastor Donald Propek officiating. Visitation will be from 4 until 8...

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    Obit: Burl Albert Quick

    by  • April 12, 2014 • Obituaries

    SHATTUC — Burl Albert Quick, 98, entered into rest on April 12, 2014, in Carlyle. He was born on November 16, 1915, in East Fork Township near Boulder, IL, the son of Albert and Lura (Orrell) Quick. Burl lived his entire life in East Fork Township. In 1941, he married Helen Payne, who died...

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    Obit: Bertram “Bert” Rostance

    by  • April 12, 2014 • Obituaries

    ODIN — Bertram “Bert” Joseph Rostance, 80, of Odin, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at home. He was born the son of Joseph F. and Florence (Meadows) Rostance on September 25, 1933 in Odin. He married Nonda Faye Burge on June 18, 1955 in Odin. Survivors include his wife Nonda; three children Becky...

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    Hepatitis C cure could devastate corrections budgets

    by  • April 9, 2014 • News

    According to a Pew report, if used widely, a new generation of antiviral drugs has the potential to wipe out the deadly hepatitis C virus in the United States. But the high price of the drugs could destroy corrections budgets across the country, where roughly one-third the population is afflicted. Ronald Shansky, former medical...

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