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    Police report multiple car burglaries

    by  • April 16, 2013 • News

    According to Centralia police, multiple car burglaries have been taking place throughout the town in the last couple of weeks. Streets such as Fayette, 7th Street, and 6th Street have all had cars broken into. Little items were reported missing, such as flashlights.  The robberies have been taking place  overnight. Centralia police suggest locking...

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    Illinois spending millions in vendor interest

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News

    Illinois comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says the long list of vendors waiting on payments from the state means the taxpayers’ money is being “flushed away.” The total for outstanding bills was about $6 billion last week, but tens of millions collected in income taxes will be diverted to cover interest. Topinka says it’s another...

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    Killed I-57 pedestrian identified

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News

    A Michigan man has been identified as the victim struck early Friday morning along interstate 57 in union county. William Mundy, 57, died as reports indicate he was in the passing lane of the interstate around 3 friday morning. Authorities say the driver who hit Mundy called 911 and tried to avoid contact with the...

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    High court rejects conceal carry decision

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says it’s “good news” for Illinois that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to stay out of the gun debate in New York. The justices declined Monday to hear a challenge to a strict New York law making it difficult to get a license to carry a...

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    Tax deadline looms a midnight

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News

    Despite delays to the kick-off of tax season, Monday is still the deadline to get your taxes to Uncle Sam. For those of you who waited to the last minute, you have until midnight to get your 2012 federal income taxes in the mail. If you’re not quite ready to file, though, you can...

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    Communities begin approving CILA homes

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News

    As one community fights against the closure of the Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia, another community has announced the opening of a new group home for individuals with developmental disabilities will open in their community this spring. The West Frankfort City Council has agreed to donate three lots to the H Group for...

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