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10:32 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Area Cooling Centers for the Public

Due to the extreme heat we are experiencing around the area, a number of public cooling stations have been set-up. If you, or anyone you know, is in need of relief from the heat please check the list below to find the closest location in your area.

In Macomb, IL

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10:13 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Rules on Health Care

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The Supreme Court ruled today that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is constitutional — giving the Obama administration a big election year win over conservative critics who argue that the health care overhaul is a step on the way toward socialized medicine.
We'll be following the news of the Supreme Court's decision, which is expected shortly after 10 a.m. ET.
1:38 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Missouri Cell Phone No-Call-List

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Missouri is the latest state to allow cell phones to be added to the No-Call List for telemarketers.
By JIM SALTER Associated Press LEMAY, Mo. (AP) - For more than a decade, Missourians have been able to ban most telemarketing calls from their landline phones, a protection that has been extended to cellphones following a bill-signing ceremony on Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon was in St.
11:19 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Missouri Gets Home Health Services Money

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The State of Missouri has received a federal award to expand home health service opportunities for Medicaid recipients. The program could help the state's budget that begins July 1.
Missouri won a federal award yesterday to expand home health services for Medicaid recipients, an announcement that will ease demands on state tax revenue in the budget year that begins July 1. When state lawmakers wrote the $24 billion spending plan for next year, they counted on the award announced yesterday, which will mean as much as $100.9 million to the state over the next three years.
11:45 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Concealed Carry on Adams County Ballot

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The Adams County (IL) Board has voted to place a question about carrying concealed firearms on the November ballot. The results of the referendum would be sent to the state.
Non-binding resolution will just ask voters if they believe the Legislature should enact concealed carry Adams County voters in November will see a concealed carry question on their ballots. The Adams County Board Tuesday night voted on a resolution to send the issue to the voters.