• FTC Says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

    by  • October 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video. The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T Mobility Inc. failed to adequately disclose to customers that it would...

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    Device helps police locate missing Jefferson County man

    by  • October 28, 2014

    MT. VERNON — An 83-year-old Jefferson County man who went missing Monday was returned safely to his family thanks in part to a special tracking device. Reports say around 6:15 Monday night the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of the missing man. Detectives Roger Hayse and Rodney Sweetin, with the Mt....

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    Former IDOC guard pleads guilty to having sex with inmate

    by  • October 28, 2014

    BELLEVILLE (AP) — A former guard at Southwestern Illinois Correction Center in Washington Park has pleaded guilty to official misconduct charges related to her engaging in sexual relations with an inmate. Victoria Castillo Wilken, 34, of the 2700 block of Lauren Lake Drive in Belleville, pleaded guilty to two counts of official misconduct and...

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    KC approves bid for Nashville Center expansion

    by  • October 28, 2014

    NASHVILLE — The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday night and accepted of $2,497,000 from Shores Builders, Incorporated of Centralia to provide construction services for the Nashville Education Center expansion project. The plans for the new Nashville Education Center will be an 11,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility that will provide labs and classrooms...

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