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Hospital Cuts Possible Once Fed. Reimbursements Disappear

Illinois hospitals may be effected if people do not buy Obamacare coverage.

03/12/2014

File photo of pigs. (Photo by Gabriela Panela/AFP/GettyImages)

Illinois Pork Producers React to Deadly Pig Virus

Pig farmers in 25 states, including Missouri and Illinois, are facing devastating losses from a virus that’s wiping out baby pigs.

03/12/2014

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Update: Power Restored in Cahokia, Ameren Dealing With Other Outages

Heavy winds and power lines don’t mix well, and that’s led to early-morning outages on both sides of the Mississippi.

03/12/2014

Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

School Band Saved, But Teachers Cut from Granite City

The Granite City Elementary and Junior High Band programs survived the budget axe, but not all teaching positions made the cut.

03/12/2014

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Republican Gov. Candidates Critical Over Closed State Facilities

Some of the Republican candidates for governor are critical of the recent closure of state facilities.

03/11/2014

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Study: Ill. ‘Fiscal Mess’ Reputation Costs State Money

The perception that Illinois is a fiscal mess has some consequences, according to a new study.

03/11/2014

St. Clair County Jail in Belleville, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Another Lawsuit Over County Jail’s Strip Search Policy

Two more former inmates of a southern Illinois jail are suing over strip searches they claim were unconstitutional.

03/11/2014

Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

District Overspending: Chief Concern for Granite City Teacher’s Union

“A morale-breaker” that’s how the Granite City Teacher’s Union describes the cuts being proposed

03/11/2014

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4 Guards Injured During Pinckneyville Prison Fight

A southern Illinois prison is on lock down after a weekend altercation left four guards with slight injuries.

03/10/2014

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2 Accused of DUI After Crash With State Police Car

Illinois State Police say two people are accused of drunken driving after a car rear-ended a trooper’s cruiser during a southwestern Illinois traffic stop.

03/10/2014

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