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    GM recalls Camaros for ignition problems

    by  • June 16, 2014 • News

    General Motors is recalling more cars for problems with ignition switches. GM is recalling nearly 512,000 Chevrolet Camaro muscle cars from the 2010 to 2014 model years. A driver’s knee can bump the key and knock the switch out of the “run” position, causing an engine stall. That knocks out power steering and brakes...

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    Suspect in high-speed chase caught, stolen truck burned

    by  • June 13, 2014 • News

    MT. VERNON — In a change of pace, firefighters captured a suspect fleeing police Friday afternoon. The suspect, who had led Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon law enforcement on a high-speed chase after allegedly stealing a truck Friday afternoon was ultimately captured around 4:30 p.m. at a residence on East Baseline Road near North...

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    KC graduates 46 GED students

    by  • June 13, 2014 • News

    Kaskaskia College recently held a GED graduation ceremony in the Lifelong Learning Center at the main campus in Centralia. The college reports 46 GED students obtained their equivalency degrees during the ceremony. Students Brittany Conrad, Ethan Hanabarger, Ninrrod Serrano Prieto, Debbie Stuehlmeyer and Kenneth turner were all named to the National Adult Education Honor...

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    Crimestoppers looks for tips in Mt. Vernon robbery

    by  • June 13, 2014 • News

    MT. VERNON — Jefferson County Crimestoppers is asking the public for help solving an attempted robbery that took place around 8 p.m. Thursday, June 5, in the parking lot of the Mt. Vernon K-Mart store. According to police reports, the suspect is a black male, approximately 5-feet 10-inches tall, weighing around 150 pounds. He...

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