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    Bail lowered for Centralia man charged in daughter’s shooting death

    by  • June 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

     Bail has been reduced by $25,000 for a 56-year-old Centralia man accused of the Easter weekend shooting of his 21-year-old daughter. Marion County resident judge Mark Stedelin granted a motion Wednesday to reduce Charles Wilkin’s $100,000 bail to $75,000, with the understanding that if released, Wilkin will stay with his adult daughter who lives...

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    KC GED students graduate

    by  • June 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Kaskaskia College recently held a G.E.D. graduation ceremony in the lifelong learning center. KC offers a G.E.D. scholarship to eligible G.E.D. graduates. The scholarship covers tuition and student technology fees and may be awarded for up to 48 credit hours as long as the student meets eligibility requirements and attends consecutive semesters. The May...

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    Quinn ready to call special session

    by  • June 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he’s prepared to call a special session on pensions but Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan have to set aside their differences on the issue. Madigan and Cullerton had dueling plans to fix the nearly $100 billion pension crisis. But the house-backed plan failed in the senate...

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    Court extends deadline for Ill. conceal carry

    by  • June 5, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois attorney general’s office says the federal appellate court has given the state an extra 30 days to lift its ban on concealed weapons. The court on Tuesday granted Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s request to allow Gov. Pat Quinn more time to review legislation passed last week. However, on issuing its ruling, the...

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