• Shimkus recovering from non-surgical heart procedures

    by  • July 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to his Maryville office, Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is recovering following non-surgical heart procedures at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Shimkus underwent an electrophysiology test then an ablation earlier today, and doctors expect a full and healthy recovery. Shimkus noticed an abnormal heart rhythm and sought medical advice prior to today’s...

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    Three arrested in Centralia burglary

    by  • July 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Three Centralia men were arrested Monday on charges connecting them with the alleged burglary of the Centralia Food Mart. According to Centralia police detective Capt. Richard Densmore, sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning when the store was opened, someone entered the store by breaking the drive thru window. Centralia police arrested 19-year-old Cody...

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    Man drowns in Crab Orchard Lake

    by  • July 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A 78-year-old Marion man is dead after authorities pulled his body from Crab Orchard Lake yesterday morning. Passersby contacted police around 9:15 Monday morning after discovering what they thought was a person floating in Crab Orchard Lake just north of the old marina along Route 13. The victim was pronounced dead around 10:45 yesterday...

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    Madigan fundraising nears $5 million

    by  • July 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    (AP) — Attorney General Lisa Madigan has raised close to $5 million for her next campaign. But she’s not yet saying whether she’ll use the money to run for governor or to seek another term as Illinois attorney general. Reports filed with the state Monday show Madigan took in about $613,000 in large donations...

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