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    Bonnie man indicted on federal meth charges

    by  • August 13, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A 42-year-old Jefferson County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Benton on methamphetamine related charges. Alvin Gene Chelf of Bonnie was charged on two counts stemming from allegations that he knowingly distributed methamphetamine in February of this year. Each count carries a potential 20 years in prison, up to $1,000,000...

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    Debt ratings downgraded for 7 Illinois public universities

    by  • August 13, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    (AP) Moody’s Investors Service downgraded debt ratings on seven public Illinois universities, including the University of Illinois, and warns more decreases could take place in the future. The bond rating agency took the actions Friday, about two months after it warned it was reviewing all public universities in Illinois because of the state’s precarious...

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