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- Central Ill. in crosshairs of another winter blitz ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Portions of winter-weary Illinois braced Friday for another potent storm that forecasters warn could dump as much as 10 inches of snow on the state's midsection, adding to what in some areas have been record accumulations. The storm
- Hurray for GOP tax plan A Republican leader is doing something right ... and good. He is Rep. David Camp of Michigan. Camp has issued a detailed plan for simplifying the tax code. That's his duty as chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, which writes tax law. Reformin
County economic development group meets
The Effingham County Economic Development Committee is expected to review new applications for the county's revolving loan program.
Dieterich board meets Monday
The Dieterich Village Board is expected to discuss a persistent drainage issue behind Wright's Furniture Monday.
Foul play not suspected in Lake Sara man's death
Preliminary autopsy results on a man found dead in his Lake Sara home have been returned.
Chimney fire causes light smoke damage in Watson
Debris stuck in a chimney caused a small fire in Watson Thursday.
New library details outlined at meeting
Tentative dates for the transition to the new library, along with a report on the financing and fundraising for the project, were discussed at a special Library Board meeting Thursday night.
Teutopolis teachers approve strike call
Teutopolis Unit 50 teachers may be one step closer to striking.
Ill. officers face upcoming challenges
From medical marijuana to post-traumatic stress disorder, a local summit is bringing to light the new challenges facing law enforcement officers.
Sheriff's Department audit nears completion
Effingham County officials are awaiting the results of an audit of the county sheriff's department that County Board chairman Jim Niemann said will determine what the board's next move will be.
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