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Home owner in rural Madison County shoots would-be intruder

MARINE, IL (KPLR) – A Madison County man picked the wrong home to burglarize Thursday night after being sent to the hospital for a gunshot wound to the chest. 286 more words


2015 Reorganization

Pursuant to Section 8.1 of the DPVA Party Plan, a Democratic Committee shall be elected for each county and city by the Democratic voters during the period between December 1st in odd numbered years and the 15th of the following January. 77 more words


Illinois Supreme Court Upholds the Exclusive Remedy Provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act and the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act in Asbestos Related Diseases

On November 4, 2015, the Illinois Supreme Court filed the attached opinion in the matter of Folta v. Ferro Engineering, 2015 L 118070. In a 4-2 decision, the Court held that when the employee’s injury or disease first manifests after the expiration of certain time limitations under the Workers’ Compensation Act (820 ILCS 305/1 et seq. 2,526 more words


Gathering excursion

Pooches, when my manservant returned from his morning walk/run he immediately retrieved the leaf rake from storage and resumed his season-long raking activity.  After two hours he came in the den and said the all things should be in moderation.  311 more words

Indian Creek Greenway: Not Just a Fair Weather Friend

What a drag!  Fall colors popping, moderate temperatures, a weekend with a few unscheduled hours — and rain, rain, rain.  A rainy Saturday afternoon and evening left trails in the area saturated, and more rain was virtually a certainty for Sunday.  1,527 more words

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Madison Central rolls, 35-14

FLOWOOD — Every prognosticator picked Madison Central to beat Northwest Rankin in The Clarion-Ledger’s high school football pick ‘em on Thursday.

The Jaguars’ performance on Friday exhibited why so many people placed that kind of faith in them. 576 more words


YouthBuild Joins Alton Greater United & Rebuilding Together to Weatherize Homes

Welcome once again to the Builiding Futures YouthBuild AmeriCorps blog!

As the cold front approaches us and we start to pack away those warm weather clothes (and activities) until next spring, people, somewhat like bears, retreat into their homes to hibernate. 626 more words