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    Lane closure for I-57 at Dix

    by  • May 31, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Road construction on Monday will close a section of Interstate 57 and an entrance ramp at the Dix interchange. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, they are alerting motorists that the northbound I-57 entrance ramp from west South Street will be closed from 9 a.m. Monday through 9 a.m. Tuesday, when it is...

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    FEMA hiring temporary help

    by  • May 31, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Federal officials are looking for Illinois residents to assist with getting disaster assistance to thousands affected by the flooding in April. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says 78 temporary, full-time workers are needed in finance and administration, planning, logistics and other fields. Applications can be submitted through the Illinois Department of Employment Security website.

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    AMBER ALERT: Luvell Maurice Dukes

    by  • May 31, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Bel Nor Police Department issued an Amber Alert for an 8-year-old boy abducted Thursday from school. suspected of taking Luvell Maurice Dukes.  Chief Scott Ford said Harrell went to the boy’s school with a fake birth certificate to pick up the child. Ford said the boy’s father has no relationship with the child. The name...

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    Man drowns at Forbes Lake

    by  • May 31, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A 21-year-old Fairfield man has drowned at Forbes State Park near Omega. According to Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon, Damon garrison was swimming with friends in the beach area of the lake around two Thursday afternoon when he became exhausted and went under. Garrison’s friends attempted to keep him above the water, but were...

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