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Fire at St Margaret’s Hospital Monday

SPRING VALLEY – A fire reportedly in the living center area of St. Margaret’s Hospital on Monday had many area departments called to Spring Valley.   Around 9:45 AM the Spring Valley Fire Department evacuated all three floors of elderly tenants and battled the blaze which was

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MacMurray College to close after 174 years

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois college will close its doors after 174 years due to declining enrollment and other financial challenges. The State Journal-Register reports the chairman of the MacMurray College board of trustees said Friday the four-year liberal arts college in

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