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  • Rural Nauvoo woman killed when bullets strike her home Thursday

    Rural Nauvoo woman killed when bullets strike her home Thursday

    Friday, May 29 2015 10:04 AM EDT2015-05-29 14:04:54 GMT
     A 67-year-old woman was fatally shot when several bullets were fired into her home Thursday morning southeast of Nauvoo. A male juvenile was taken into custody and faces possible charges of reckless and aggravated discharge of a firearm and involuntary manslaughter.
     A 67-year-old woman was fatally shot when several bullets were fired into her home Thursday morning southeast of Nauvoo. A male juvenile was taken into custody and faces possible charges of reckless and aggravated discharge of a firearm and involuntary manslaughter.
  • Hollis sets sights on returning to national spelling bee

    Hollis sets sights on returning to national spelling bee

    Thursday, May 28 2015 10:51 AM EDT2015-05-28 14:51:12 GMT
    Ben Hollis' experience at the Scripps National Spelling Bee convinced him of one thing. "I definitely want to come back next year," Ben said. The Hamilton sixth-grader tied for 50th in the 88th annual bee. Ben spelled his words correctly in Rounds 2 and 3 on Wednesday but did not score high enough on the preliminary exam to make the semifinals.
    Ben Hollis' experience at the Scripps National Spelling Bee convinced him of one thing. "I definitely want to come back next year," Ben said. The Hamilton sixth-grader tied for 50th in the 88th annual bee. Ben spelled his words correctly in Rounds 2 and 3 on Wednesday but did not score high enough on the preliminary exam to make the semifinals.
  • Potential nursing shortage would not affect region

    Potential nursing shortage would not affect region

    Friday, May 29 2015 9:50 AM EDT2015-05-29 13:50:24 GMT
    Brenda Beshears is confident that West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri will have nothing to worry about if a projected shortage of registered nurses in other parts of the nation proves accurate in the coming years.
    Brenda Beshears is confident that West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri will have nothing to worry about if a projected shortage of registered nurses in other parts of the nation proves accurate in the coming years.
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