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    Trump to testify at Chicago trial on condo deals

    by  • May 14, 2013 • News

    Donald Trump is known for grilling contestants on his TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice.” But he’ll be the one in hot seat Tuesday as he takes the stand at a civil trial in Chicago. Several of Trump’s companies are named in a lawsuit filed by an 87-year-old investor who says she was lured into buying...

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    Abortion doctor won’t face death

    by  • May 14, 2013 • News

    According to the Associated Press, a Philadelphia abortion doctor who was convicted yesterday of killing three babies who were born alive won’t face the death penalty. Dr. Kermit Gosnell today agreed to give up his right to appeal his conviction, and prosecutors agreed to two life sentences without parole. Prosecutors had sought the death...

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    BREAKING: ISP trooper hits and kills pedestrian

    by  • May 14, 2013 • News

    Authorities say a carnival truck driver whose convoy was stopped on a southwestern Illinois highway was killed when an Illinois State Police sport utility vehicle struck him. St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone says 46-year-old James Gaskill of Monmouth died at the scene of the accident early Tuesday on Illinois 159 near Swansea. Stone...

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    Centralia teen injured in weekend one-car accident

    by  • May 13, 2013 • News

    A 17-year-old Centralia woman was airlifted late Saturday night to a St. Louis area hospital following a one car accident on South Commercial Street in Central City. According to Central City Police Chief Mike Berger, Ariel Davenport appeared to have been traveling at an excessive rate of speed when just before 11 p.m., Saturday,...

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    Motorcyclist injured in weekend accident

    by  • May 13, 2013 • News

    According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, a 43-year-old Centralia man was injured Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed on Madison Street near Ninth Street in Junction City. Deputies say John Felty was traveling northbound on Madison when he lost control of his bike and it lay down on the road. Felty then slid...

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