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    Murphysboro alderman facing escape charge, still getting paycheck

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    A Murphysboro city alderman faces new charges after attempting to escape from the Jackson County jail last month. Ronald Nolan, 46, faces new felony charges of attempted escape, aggravated battery and resisting a peace officer. Nolan was indicted by a grand jury Oct. 2 on charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, kidnapping, and unlawful...

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    IDNR awards 26 wildlife enhancement grants

    by  • November 12, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced the award of 26 grants for wildlife enhancement projects made possible through voluntary donations to the Illinois Wildlife Preservation Fund. This fund is a voluntary contribution check-off option on the Illinois state income tax form. The funds have been used to support projects ranging from habitat enhancements...

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    Verizon customers warned of fraudulent text messages

    by  • November 12, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Several Verizon wireless customers in southern Illinois have fallen victim to fraud. According to WSIL-TV, customers are receiving a fraudulent text message that includes a link to click. The text message looks like it’s from Verizon, but if the link is clicked the phone becomes disabled. International phone calls and excessive charges have also...

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