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A man charged in the 2010 kidnapping and death of a 15-year-old girl in southern Illinois has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller reports the morning's news and weather.


Gov. Pat Quinn calls a special session, IDOC workers claim retaliation, SIU gets a good financial report, and a Pinckneyville man is convicted of murder.

A southern Illinois man faces up to 60-years in prison now that he's been convicted in a 2010 killing of a 15-year old girl.