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    Law enforcement seizes another marijuana crop

    by  • September 25, 2014 • News

    SALINE COUNTY — For the third time this month, law enforcement has found and destroyed large crops of marijuana in southern Illinois. Over $150,000 worth of marijuana plants recently discovered in eastern Saline County have been seized and destroyed. Saline County Sheriff Keith Brown says his office and the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force...

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    Police searching for missing girl

    by  • September 25, 2014 • News

    CARBONDALE — Carbondale Police need your help finding a missing juvenile. Officials say 17-year-old Brooke Zwicky was last seen around 5:30 Monday afternoon. She was reported missing from the 1000 block of East Park Street. Zwicky is described as a white female who is 5’2” tall with an average build. She has blue eyes...

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    Jimmy John’s says customers’ card data stolen

    by  • September 24, 2014 • News

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Jimmy John’s sandwich chain said Wednesday that it believes customers’ credit card data was stolen from 216 of its shops between June and September. The Champaign, Illinois-based chain said in a news release that stores in 37 states across the United States were affected. It did not say how many customers...

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    Quinn agrees to stall dismissal of IDOT workers

    by  • September 24, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Nearly five dozen Illinois Department of Transportation employees have been given a temporary reprieve from layoff because of a court agreement by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration. Quinn’s lawyers agreed late Monday in Sangamon County Circuit Court to disregard the Sept. 30 dismissal date for 58 so-called “staff assistants” until they have...

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