• Suspect in two high speed chases, a 17-yo male, in custody

    by  • October 31, 2013

    A 17-year-old man believed involved in two police chases Wednesday night has reportedly been taken to the Marion County Jail Thursday morning, after Wamac Police Chief Brooks Alcorn noticed what he says was a suspicious looking male on Hickory Street. Alcorn stopped the individual and discovered he was a suspect in two fleeing and...

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    Trick-or-Treat Updates

    by  • October 31, 2013

    Looking for the latest in trick-or-treat updates?!?  You’ve come to the right place!  See our Community Calendar page or click here!    

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    High-speed chase reaches 120 mph, stolen car totaled

    by  • October 30, 2013

    A 17-year-old man believed involved in two police chases last night has reportedly been taken to the Marion County jail this morning, after Wamac Police Chief Brooks Alcorn noticed what he says was a suspicious looking male on Hickory Street. Alcorn stopped the individual and discovered he was a suspect in two fleeing and...

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    Kirk calls for change to medical debt credit reporting

    by  • October 30, 2013

    U.S. Sen. Mark S. Kirk (R-Ill.) wants a consumer agency to fix the problem of medical debt affecting credit reports. Along with Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), Kirk is urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate the issue, which he says can cause costly errors. Kirk says the issue is close to him personally....

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    Topinka: supplemental appropriation needed for back pay

    by  • October 30, 2013

    Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says a supplemental appropriation is needed to come up with the money to fund back pay for state workers. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has made a supplemental funding request for $221 million for a variety of expenditures. It includes $112 million to pay back wages plus interest to thousands...

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