• Winter storm warning for Thursday

    by  • February 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Giving plenty of time to prepare, the national weather service has issued a winter storm watch for the listening area, effective throughout Thursday. Snow or sleet is expected to move into the area Thursday morning, continuing through the day Thursday with freezing rain, especially for the areas along and south of Interstate 70. The...

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    Plan proposed to fix rotting gas pipes

    by  • February 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    State lawmakers are proposing a fix to rotting natural gas pipes. State Sen. Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) is sponsoring a bill that will allow gas companies to upgrade Illinois’ underground gas pipes. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation 27 incidents resulting in injury and millions of dollars in property damage have resulted from the...

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    Home invasion results in arrests

    by  • February 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Two young men were arrested Monday and another is still sought by the Centralia Police Department after an alleged home invasion just before one o’clock yesterday in the 300 block of West McCord. Captured after a brief chase were 17-year-old Asante Poore and 18-year-old Rashad Campbell, both of Centralia. Police charged them with residential...

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    Lawsuit could save Murray Center

    by  • February 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Illinois Department of Human Services to oppose and prevent the closure of the Warren G. Murray Developmental Center and the six other state operated developmental centers. “We will keep on fighting,” said Rita Winkeler, president of the Murray Parents Association, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit....

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