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    Local libraries to receive grant funding

    by  • April 18, 2014 • Breaking News, News

    Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded more than $670,000 in “Another Back to Books” grants to 159 libraries to acquire fiction and/or non-fiction books, learning CDs and DVDs and other educational materials, including a couple in the listening area. This includes $5,000 to the Nashville High School library and $2,000...

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    Illinois unemployment drops in March

    by  • April 18, 2014 • Breaking News, News

    State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. that’s its lowest level since 2009. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday that March unemployment was down from 8.7 percent in February. But the department noted that new-job creation was still down for the month by about 3,200 jobs. that’s...

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