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Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered Tonight
It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Edward Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her …
Is Illinois Holding Your Unclaimed Property? Find Out Here!
The Illinois Treasurer's office has what they call an I-Care Program where names of people are listed as owners of unclaimed property.  That property could be cash from old bank accounts, forgotten stocks, life insurance policies and other assets that are in need of return to their rightfu…
Quincy to Keep Both Amtrak Trains for Now
As the continued budget crisis for the State of Illinois continues to drag on, the concerns of many state agencies grows. How much longer can they continue to operate without the state funding  needed? That concern has been hanging over the heads of all of the cities along the state supported A…
There’s No Better Time Than Now to Raise the Gas Tax
If you have lived any length of time in the Land of Lincoln you are well aware of how bad the financial situation is for the State of Illinois. The state is way behind in its payments and its infrastructure is deteriorating.  So how do you correct this problem?
Now’s the Time to Raise the Gas Tax in Illinois
If you have lived any length of time in the Land of Lincoln you are well aware of how bad the financial situation is for the State of Illinois. The state is way behind in its payments to many school districts and agencies and has been for a long time. So how do you correct this problem? The obvious …
Zero Fatalities in Brown County
On Monday, the Illinois State Police and the Brown County Sheriff's Department will hold a joint event in Mt. Sterling to highlight the fact that Brown County recorded zero fatalities in 2012.

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