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    Obit: Virginia E. Yates

    by  • November 18, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    Virginia E. Yates, age 82, of Sandoval, passed away at 6:31 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. She was born on December 15, 1930 in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Robert and Vera (Howard) Stewart. She married  Clarence Frederick Yates on Oct. 16, 1953 in Canton, Ohio...

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    Bost concerned with compromised security from costly capitol building doors

    by  • November 18, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    State Rep. Mike Bost, a Murphysboro republican, filed a resolution earlier this month requesting that security cameras be installed outside the doors into the capitol building. He said he heard complaints from security guards that the newly renovated doors obstructed views for guards inside who monitor visitors to the capitol. The doors, part of...

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    PI seeks to have murder case reopened, cites Ina/Paris connection

    by  • November 18, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A private investigator wants the Illinois Attorney General’s office to re-open a 27-year-old murder case. The 1986 murders of Karen and Dyke Rhoads of Paris, Ill. have remained unsolved after two men initially convicted of that crime were released due to flawed evidence. In a letter to the attorney general, private investigator Bill Clutter...

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