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    Weekend accident results in fatality

    by  • March 25, 2013 • News

    One person died and two were seriously injured in a single vehicle rollover wreck in Clinton County Saturday. Kyle P. Holthaus was pronounced dead at the scene, say sheriff’s deputies. The wreck occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Jamestown and Surge roads. Taken by ambulance to the hospital were 23-year-old...

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    Medical marijuana bill closer to passage

    by  • March 25, 2013 • News

    The sponsor of a bill that would allow marijuana use for medical purposes in Illinois says the measure is just “one or two” votes short of passage in the house. Rep. Lou Lang tells the Pekin Daily Times he’s close to getting the support he needs for the four-year pilot program. The Skokie democrat’s...

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    Lottery could expand online sales

    by  • March 25, 2013 • News

    The Illinois Senate could soon decide to increase the number of ways you can play the lottery online A committee has passed a bill that would allow players to wager on any of the “draw-based” games – that is, in which the winning numbers are randomly selected, as in Pick-3 and Pick-4. right now,...

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