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Cops: Pennsylvania man stole 300K pennies from employer
The man is accused of taking a steel drum filled with $3,000 worth of pennies from Pyne Freight Lines       
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Police: Pennsylvania man stole 300,000 pennies from employer
TAYLOR, Pa. (AP) - Talk about penny pinching: A Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing about 300,000 pennies from his employer.
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Judge orders treatment for ex-Illinois village treasurer
EDDYVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois judge has ordered a small-town treasurer accused of theft into state custody for inpatient mental health treatment. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports ( ) the defense attorney for 58-year-old Kim Smith of Eddyville says she has retrograde amnesia and can't remember the time ...
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Illinois retains Jamall Walker as assistant coach, report says
Assistant coach Jamall Walker will remain on the Illinois staff under new coach Brad Underwood, according to an Illini Inquirer report Thursday. Retaining Walker — whom new Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin reportedly had targeted for his staff — could help Underwood persuade Illinois' signees to stay...
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Appeal halts land swap near Aspen between Victoria’s Secret billionaire, BLM
The BLM planned to close the deal Thursday with Leslie Wexner, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath and Body Works, and his wife Abigail. But the agency's appeals board temporarily blocked it from going through so it can review objections that the BLM underestimated the worth of the land.
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Illinois mayor says he was punched while shopping at store
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A mayor in southern Illinois says a man punched him in the face while he was shopping at a store.
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3 more guards _ 9 total _ suspended in jail's sex probe
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Three more guards have been suspended with pay at a northeastern Pennsylvania jail, meaning nine are off the job while state prosecutors and others investigate allegations that inmates were sexually abused.
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Review: Brutal plot of Jason Miller’s ‘Red Dog’ not for the faint of heart
The “Little Egypt” region of southern Illinois is among the state’s most diverse – with rich farmland near fallow soil, abandoned coal mines and beautiful parks, economically depressed rural areas near at least two well-respected universities. And in the hands of Jason Miller, Little Egypt also make...
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