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    Not for profit group homes seek state rate increase

    by  • November 18, 2013 • News

    An agency that helps screen people with developmental disabilities as part of the process for determining benefits is saying that last year the state was running six months behind in its payments, it is now cutting checks within a few months. According to the Springfield State Journal-Register, while the state has started getting its...

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    As tornado cleanup begins, Ill., death toll stands at six

    by  • November 18, 2013 • News

    Cleanup began Monday in the aftermath of a storm system officials are saying left six people dead Sunday after strong storms and tornadoes swept across state. Five of Sunday’s fatalities reported were in southern Illinois, with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency reporting up to 200 were injured. Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger confirmed Monday...

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    Updated to three reported dead from storms in Washington County, several injured

    by  • November 17, 2013 • News

    Officials are reporting one person was killed and others injured in Washington County, as strong storms and tornadoes swept across southern Illinois Sunday. Major damage was reported in Washington County, particularly in and around the community of New Minden. Washington County EMA coordinator Rick Greten reports that one person was killed south of New...

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