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    Website ranks Bartelso School best in Illinois

    by  • January 27, 2015 • News

    Updated rankings for the best school districts in Illinois were recently released by SchoolDigger.com, and of the top 50, number one is in our listening area. SchoolDigger.com is a website that compiles various data on the nation’s public schools. Of the state’s 863 public school districts, 747 were ranked and Bartelso School District 57...

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    Rauner ousts Quinn appointee who hired Quinn ex-governor’s campaign manager

    by  • January 27, 2015 • News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has replaced the leader of an Illinois agency that gave ex-Gov. Pat Quinn’s former campaign manager a $160,000-a-year job. Rauner on Monday appointed supporter Manny Sanchez as chairman of the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority. Sanchez replaces former state Sen. Emil Jones Jr. Jones was among the four Quinn...

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    Southwestern Illinois man could face life in prison for molesting children

    by  • January 27, 2015 • News

    JERSEYVILLE (AP) – A southwestern Illinois man has been ordered to spend at least five years in prison for molesting six children. The (Alton) Telegraph reports 63-year-old Oliver Klein of Grafton was sentenced Monday in Jersey County. Klein was arrested in September 2013 on six aggravated sexual abuse counts involving molestations of five females...

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