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    Details released in Centralia fatal shooting

    by  • March 30, 2013 • News

    According to Capt. Richard Densmore, a detective with the Centralia Police Department, 21-year-old Chelsea Wilkin was fatally shot Saturday by her 55-year-old father Charlie Wilkin, in the home they shared in the 1300 block of Short Street. Densmore says the father is being held in the Marion County Jail and has been charged with...

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    Shooting in Centralia

    by  • March 30, 2013 • News

    Centralia police responded this afternoon to a report of a shooting in the 1300 block of Short Street in Centralia. Reports indicate an adult woman was shot by her father. She was transported to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of gun shot wounds. Details have not yet come in regarding the woman’s...

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    CDC: 24 E. coli illnesses linked to frozen foods

    by  • March 29, 2013 • News

    Health officials say at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children. No one has died, but eight people, mostly kids or teens, were hospitalized. An investigation detected E. coli in an open package of Farm Rich brand frozen chicken quesadillas...

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    Homes evacuated after Ark. oil pipeline ruptures

    by  • March 29, 2013 • News

    Authorities are evacuating at least 50 homes after a crude oil pipeline ruptured in central Arkansas and spilled oil into a nearby lake. Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokesman Brandon Morris says an Exxon pipeline ruptured Friday afternoon near Mayflower, a small city about 20 miles northwest of Little Rock. Morris says authorities have...

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    Feds want $18 million back from timber counties

    by  • March 29, 2013 • News

    Members of Congress from both parties say they’re outraged that the U.S. Forest Service has demanded the return of millions of dollars in federal subsidies from rural timber counties. Thirty members of the U.S. House sent a letter to the Obama administration demanding to know the authority for the move. The Forest Service has...

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