• KC hosting job search workshop

    by  • October 1, 2013

    Kaskaskia College will be offering a job search workshop on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 10 a.m. To 11:30 a.m. at the Workforce Center at 325 South Poplar Street in Centralia. Items to be discussed are the importance of networking, applying for jobs, dressing for success, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and the importance of...

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    Man gets 20 years for selling heroin in fatal overdose

    by  • October 1, 2013

    A 33-year-old southwestern Illinois man who admitted supplying heroin linked to a man’s deadly 2010 overdose has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. Joseph Robinson was sentenced Monday in east St. Louis, where he pleaded guilty in may to distributing the drug that authorities say killed 22-year-old Donnie Bauman. Both men were...

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    Women in Illinois earn less than men

    by  • October 1, 2013

    Women in Illinois aren’t making as much as their male counterparts in the workforce, but they aren’t doing so bad. That’s according to the center for American progress, which gives the state a “b plus” when it comes to giving women a fair shot at success. According to their data, women are making 79-cents...

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    Ground broken on new Pinckneyville hospital

    by  • October 1, 2013

    PINCKNEYVILLE (AP) — Ground has been broken on a new hospital near the southern Illinois town of Pinckneyville, even as officials await a decision from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on financing for the $30 million project. The ceremonial groundbreaking took place Monday on the planned 83,000-square-foot Pinckneyville Community Hospital. CEO Thomas Hudgins tells...

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