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    State agencies asking lawmakers for more money

    by  • October 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Several state agencies are asking Illinois lawmakers to give them more money than was originally budgeted for the year. The Department of Corrections wants an extra $40 million to pay for inmates’ food, clothes and medical care. The Department of Transportation wants $17 million to help offset the costs of providing...

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    Veach resigns as Murray Center director

    by  • October 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    We have received information that the director of the Warren G. Murray Center has resigned and is taking a position at the hospital in Flora. Jamie Veach informed staff Tuesday morning of his resignation and move. Veach took over the director’s position at the Murray Center in 2004, after serving at the chief administrator...

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    Cooler temperatures hit area

    by  • October 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    It may be time to break out the hat and gloves. The National Weather Service has issued frost advisories and freeze warnings early Tuesday for most of northern and central Illinois. Weather officials say it is a good time to cover or more sensitive plants indoors. It will be the first widespread freeze of...

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