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    Get Covered Illinois sees more than 231,000 visits

    by  • October 3, 2013 • News

    Illinois officials say more than 231,000 people have visited the Get Covered Illinois website, many of them looking for information on new options for health insurance. The Illinois website routes people to a state Medicaid enrollment site or to a federal website depending on household income. The Medicaid side of the system appears to...

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    Centralia prepares for annual leaf vacuuming

    by  • October 3, 2013 • News

    Republic Services will start the leaf vacuuming service for city residents of Centralia as of Monday, October 14, 2013. The vacuuming service will last for a period of 9 weeks ending on Friday, December 13, 2013. A map of approved routes and rules for leaf pickup can be seen online at cityofcentralia.org. The usual...

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    Irregular heartbeat blamed for Rend Lake drowning

    by  • October 3, 2013 • News

    A southern Illinois coroner says an 18-year-old woman likely had an irregular heartbeat that led to her drowning death last month in Rend Lake. Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler tells KFVS-TV those are the official findings of an autopsy on Emilie Joe Turrentine of Carmi. Authorities say Turrentine was swimming with friends Sept. 2...

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