• New law bans teen indoor tanning

    by  • August 15, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that bans indoor tanning in Illinois for anyone younger than age 18. The General Assembly sent Quinn the legislation in June. Its supporters include 51-year-old Donna Moncivaiz (mon-sih-VAY’-az) of Beach Park. Moncivaiz is a former tanner who suffers from late-stage melanoma. She testified at a Senate committee hearing...

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    IDNR proposes longer duck-hunting seasons

    by  • August 15, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is proposing 60-day duck-hunting seasons for 2013 and 2014. The recommendations were made Wednesday and are subject to final approval by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service later this summer. The IDNR proposes the 60-day duck hunts in all four waterfowl hunting zones in Illinois. It’s also proposing...

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    Homeless man charged with home invasion

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    A 31-year-old Centralia man is in the Marion County Jail this morning, charged with home invasion, domestic battery and criminal damage to property. According to reports, Brandon Kyle Black, who told police he was homeless, forced his way into a Centralia home Wednesday night and once inside began to batter one of the occupants....

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