• Centralia releases revised open burning policy

    by  • October 28, 2014

    CENTRALIA — The City of Centralia has revised its open burning policy. Now the open burning of landscape waste is permitted on the first and third full weekends of the calendar months of April, May, June, July, August, and December. In the months of September, October, and November, open burning of landscape waste is...

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    Ashby confirms run for mayoral reelection

    by  • October 28, 2014

    CENTRALIA — Centralia Mayor Tom Ashby announced in our studios this morning that he will be running for reelection, having picked up his nomination petitions shortly before coming to the station. Ashby had initially said he would be willing to run for reelection, if a slate of city councilmen David Sauer, Bill Smith and...

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    Mt. Vernon woman arrested on burglary suspicion

    by  • October 26, 2014

    MT. VERNON –A 57-year-old Mt. Vernon woman was arrested for alleged burglary Saturday night, after leading officers on a brief foot chase. Officers responded to the Queens Lake area of Mt. Vernon around 10:30 Saturday night, on a report of someone attempting to break into a home. When an officer arrived, he reportedly located...

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    State warns against business with warranty company

    by  • October 23, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) is alerting consumers that an unlicensed company doing  business in Illinois as Certified Warranties Corporation, with addresses in Lombard and Oakbrook Terrace has been issuing, selling or offering for sale home warranty service contracts in violation of the financial and registration requirements of the Service Contract...

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