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    Ill. workers’ comp insurance rate down 4.5 percent

    by  • August 20, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration says the statewide average workers’ compensation rate has dropped 4.5 percent. Officials say the figure set by a national rating agency continues a downward trend that has saved Illinois employers $315 million in insurance premium costs since 2011. The National Council on Compensation Insurance issued the figure Monday. Insurance companies...

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    Centralia gearing up for fall cleanup days

    by  • August 20, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The City of Centralia would like to announce that this year’s Keep Centralia Beautiful fall city wide cleanup event is scheduled for October 19th, 2013. Any organizations or individuals interesting in volunteering will need to meet at 9 .m. in Fairview Park. Bags will be provided along with vests, gloves & orangatongs for everyone....

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    Jesse White Tumblers coming to Centralia

    by  • August 20, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Centralia High School Alumni Association and the Centralia Youth Commission is proud to sponsor the Jesse White Tumbling Team at the Centralia High School gymnasium from 1 until 1:30 Friday afternoon. These dedicated young men and women have been seen during half-time shows at the NBA, the NFL and Major League Baseball games...

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    Man sentenced for toddler’s beating death

    by  • August 19, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A judge in southwestern Illinois has sentenced a man to 47 years in prison for beating to death his girlfriend’s 3-year old daughter. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that 24-year old Julian Gates told the Saint Clair County Judge Friday that he “snapped” when the girl urinated in her bed. Gates, who pleaded guilty to...

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