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4:59 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Olney Woman to Serve 60-days in Jail

The girlfriend of a southern Illinois man who's imprisoned for the shooting deaths of two campers has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for hindering the investigation.

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Illinois
4:51 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Mayville Loses IDNR Job

A top Illinois Department of Natural Resources official is the latest administrator to leave the agency.

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Pension Reform
4:32 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

New Pension Law May Results in Numerous University Retirements

University of Illinois officials have worried for months that state pension reforms will push employees to retire early. But they say language inadvertently placed in pension law may provide even stronger incentive.

Avijit Ghosh  is a senior adviser to university President Robert Easter. He said at a trustees' meeting Friday that the pension law passed last year would effectively take away a year of pension benefits from about 4,000 University of Illinois employees if they don't retire before July 1. Those pensions would be reduced by up to 35 percent.

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Pressroom
3:24 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Centralia, Mater Dei (Breese) Students Compete in Quarterfinals on Local TV Quiz Show April 27

Credit Pearl Franz / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Friday, April 18, 2014

Contacts: David Kidd, Senior Producer, WSIU-TV, (618) 453-5887, david.kidd@wsiu.org;

John Guberud, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, john.guberud@wsiu.org

Centralia, Mater Dei (Breese) Students Compete in Quarterfinals on Local TV Quiz Show April 27

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Quad State News
4:31 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Lockdown Ends at Menard

Credit IDOC

The lockdown at the state's maximum security prison in Chester ended Thursday... well for the most part.

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