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    Bill would allow psychologists to prescribe drugs

    by  • April 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The demand for mental health professionals is greater than the supply, particularly of those with prescription-writing authority. Over the objections of some medical groups, the Illinois Senate has passed a bill allowing psychologists to prescribe drugs. State Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the sponsor, says he believes some amendments address the concerns of opponents....

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    Honeywell eyes June restart of Metropolis plant

    by  • April 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A southern Illinois plant that helps make nuclear fuel is calling back workers in hopes of resuming operations in June. The plant was forced into a yearlong shutdown due to regulator-requested upgrades. Honeywell says some 135 salaried and another 135 hourly workers will be in place by the targeted restart of the Metropolis plant....

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    Tenn., man killed in I-64 accident

    by  • April 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A Tennessee man died yesterday, the result of a traffic crash early yesterday afternoon on Interstate 64 eastbound at mile marker 71. According to the Illinois State Police out of DuQuoin, a van driven by a 36-year old Adam L. Smith from Chattanooga, Tenn., and a semi-tractor driven by 51-year old Joseph Laughlin of...

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    George Jones, country superstar, has died at 81

    by  • April 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81. Publicist Kirt Webster says Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular...

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