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    Chief Larry Evans to retire in January

    by  • October 8, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    After 26 years with the city of Centralia, Police Chief Larry Evans has submitted his intent to retire, effective January 12,  2014. Evans says it has been his greatest honor to work with the men and women the department serving the citizens of Centralia. He continued, saying his career with the city of Centralia...

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    FBI: Man’s pipe bombs intended for sex offenders

    by  • October 8, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    An Air Force staffer stationed in southern Illinois is jailed without bond after being accused of possessing pipe bombs he told investigators he planned to unleash on local sex offenders. Twenty-four-year-old Justin Vangilder made a court appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. He faces three felony counts of possessing an...

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    Quinn says more layoffs possible with shutdown

    by  • October 7, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says if the federal government shutdown continues more state workers will be laid off whose paychecks come from federal funding. Illinois has already issued nearly 100 such temporary layoffs. They include employees with the state Department of Military Fairs, economic analysts at the Illinois Department of Employment Security...

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