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    Tips help Crimestoppers capture Fayette County fugitive

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    A 29-year-old Fayette County fugitive wanted for reckless homicide has been found and taken into custody. Larry Ishum has been arrested on an outstanding Fayette County Warrant, charging him with reckless homicide with a motor vehicle and aggravated reckless driving resulting in bodily harm. The charges are in connection with a DUI related fatal...

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    New rehabilitation center opens at Marion VA

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    A Veterans Administration Medical Center in southern Illinois, which serves portions of three states, has a new rehabilitation center. The 16,000-square-foot center will open later this month at the VA Medical Center in Marion. Officials on Wednesday christened the site, which was paid for by a $3.9 million contribution from Illinois AmVets. The site...

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    Illinois rainfall below average

    by  • September 6, 2013 • News

    Precipitation has been below average this summer in Illinois. Climatologist Jim angel of the Illinois state water survey in Champaign says statewide average precipitation for June, July and august was just less than 10 inches. He says that’s nearly 2 inches below average. Data show June’s rainfall was above average, but rainfall during both...

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