• Ameren customers to see lower gas prices

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Ameren Illinois customers should expect lower natural gas prices for the 2013-2014 winter, an Ameren Illinois spokesperson announced Monday. Ameren Illinois gas supply director Ken Dothage, says because of their price hedging and storage strategies, they anticipate that the gas supply portion of a customer bill will be lower this winter than last. According...

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    After displaying ax, man strikes women with car

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A 25-year-old Franklin County man is facing charges after authorities alleged he struck a pair of women with his car. James Lenzie of West Frankfort was reportedly returning property to the two victims at a residence along east Lindell Street in Frankfort around 7:30 Sunday evening. Lenzie is accused of not returning the items...

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    Madigan will not call Quinn veto for vote

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of lawmakers’ paychecks will not be taken up as lawmakers return to town for the fall veto session. House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, filed a letter today explaining that the governor’s veto of money for lawmaker paychecks has been struck down by a Cook County judge. Madigan wrote in his...

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    Salem teacher resigns following multiple arrests

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A Salem Kindergarten teacher who was recently in the news for allegedly providing alcohol for teens attending a party at her home and for two alleged DUIs within three days of each other has resigned her position from hawthorn grade school in Salem. The school board accepted a one-sentence resignation Monday night from Wendy...

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