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    Verizon customers warned of fraudulent text messages

    by  • November 12, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Several Verizon wireless customers in southern Illinois have fallen victim to fraud. According to WSIL-TV, customers are receiving a fraudulent text message that includes a link to click. The text message looks like it’s from Verizon, but if the link is clicked the phone becomes disabled. International phone calls and excessive charges have also...

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    St. Mary’s recognized as top performer in key areas

    by  • November 12, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    St. Mary’s Hospital has again been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for heart attack, pneumonia, and surgical care by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the U.S. St. Mary’s Hospital was recognized for using evidence-based clinical care processes that are closely linked to positive patient...

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    Free help for vets denied V.A. disability

    by  • November 11, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Veterans across Illinois whose disability claims are rejected by the V.A. can get free legal help to file an appeal. The help comes from the Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic, run by the John Marshall Law School. Director Brian Clauss says the organization knows how to cut through the clutter and write a...

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    Bill would give tax credit for refurbishing abandoned state property

    by  • November 11, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    One state lawmaker wants to offer tax incentives to companies if they agree to take over abandoned state facilities. Lee Enterprises Newspapers’ Springfield bureau reports supporters of the legislation say it could help communities, while also keeping vacant facilities from turning into crumbling eyesores. The bill would let a private investor get an income...

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