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    Chesley, Durbin and Enyart announce $3.25 mil fed job creation grant for Mt. Vernon

    by  • September 16, 2014 • Breaking News

    MT. VERNON — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart, D-Belleville; and Mount Vernon Mayor Mary Jane Chesley announced a $3.25 million grant to Mount Vernon. The grant was provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to create jobs and help in the construction of infrastructure, according to a...

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    Fayette county joining others in circuit offering veterans court

    by  • September 15, 2014 • Breaking News

    VANDALIA — In recent years, court and law enforcement officials have started to recognize a significant number of veterans returning home from wars overseas with mental health issues manifesting themselves in an assortment of criminal acts. Authorities have noted that steering those veterans toward treatment they may have initially rejected will benefit not only...

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    NEW Local Sports Program to debut on WILY – October 11

    by  • September 13, 2014 • Breaking News

    Those looking for local sports programming on WILY between 9am and 11 on Saturday mornings will be ecstatic on Saturday, October 11.  This week, Withers Broadcasting announced new programming would debut on that date. Those tuned into WILY between 9AM-11AM the next few weeks will hear the following promotional announcement: “Local sports will never...

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    West Nile Virus found in Marion County

    by  • September 12, 2014 • Breaking News

    CENTRALIA — The Marion County Department of Public Health has announced that a sample taken from mosquito pool on the southwest side of Centralia has tested positive for West Nile Virus. West Nile Virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has obtained the virus by feeding on an infected bird. Centralia...

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