• Illinois congressmen arrested for civil disobedience

    by  • October 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Two Illinois congressmen are among those who were arrested for civil disobedience during an immigration rally in Washington. Democratic reps. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago and Jan Schakowsky of Evanston were arrested Tuesday afternoon. That’s according to their offices. The representatives are calling on congress, particularly republicans, to push immigration legislation forward. The senate has...

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    KC offering information about prior learning experience opportunities

    by  • October 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Kaskaskia College will host an information session concerning prior learning experience opportunities at all education centers this fall. PLEO is an avenue for students seeking credit for life experiences, including military service, or formal education. Through this individualized process, KC faculty or instructional staff evaluate a prior learning portfolio, a written record of appropriate...

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    State health insurance document deadline extended

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    A deadline has been extended for some Illinois state retirees to submit certain health insurance documents because of the federal government shutdown. Recipients of various state health insurance programs need to provide IRS documents by a late October deadline in order to prove that their dependents should still be eligible to receive state health...

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    Murphysboro alderman jail on sex crime charge

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    A southern Illinois alderman is in jail after authorities charged him with a series of felonies including aggravated criminal sexual abuse, kidnapping and unlawful restraint. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports 46-year-old Ronald Nolan of Murphysboro pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the felony counts levied against him last week. Details of Nolan’s alleged misconduct haven’t...

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