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    Additional postage rate increase looming

    by  • September 20, 2013 • News

    Look for a possible increase in postage rates soon. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says his agency is financially strapped and facing a $6 billion loss this year after last year’s $16 billion loss. A decision may be made as early as next week on a postage increase. The regular annual rate increase is already...

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    Elderly township supervisor pleads guilty to wire fraud

    by  • September 20, 2013 • News

    The 77-year-old  Moro Township supervisor in Madison county pleaded guilty to wire fraud and structuring transactions to avoid reporting requirements in federal court, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the southern district of Illinois. Donald R. Flack of Moro faces up to 20 years in prison on the wire fraud charge and up...

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    Marion County looks at area road improvements

    by  • September 20, 2013 • News

    Driving on a wet day like today, will make motorists appreciate improvement plans Marion County Highway Engineer Mike McCormick has for Green Street Road. McCormick wants to add raised reflectors in the center line of Green Street road from Scout Road to U.S. 51 in Central City. He feels the reflectors will help drivers...

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