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    No single cure for state’s financial woes

    by  • November 4, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    It’s uncertain whether Illinois lawmakers will address the state’s nearly $100 billion pension shortfall when they return to Springfield for the final week of the fall legislative session. But even if they do, Illinois won’t be out of the woods financially. That was the takeaway of a sobering new study by the University of...

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    Professional regulation releases disciplinary report

    by  • November 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a report on disciplinary actions taken during September 2013. Mandy McLaughlin of Carterville and Maleah Sanders of Centralia had their cosmetology licenses reprimanded and each must complete deficient hours. They were each fined $140 for failure to complete required hours of continuing education hours for...

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    Authorities looking into infant’s death

    by  • November 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Authorities in Williamson County are looking into the death of an infant in Johnston City. The 3-month old victim was found unresponsive when authorities arrived a little after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon at a home along west Fifth Street in the Williamson County community. Reports indicate the child, Brayson Michael Vaughn, was taken to a...

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