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$15 could only be worth $10.46 by 2025

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House could vote on a plan this week to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, but inflation will largely negate the impact for low-income workers by the time the pay floor reaches that level in 2025. It’s no windfall for more than 1 million

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Mendota PD reports use of counterfeit cash

MENDOTA –  Mendota Police Department took a report regarding the use of a fake $100 bill. The bills are made by “washing” $10 bills and reprinting them as $100 bills. There are two really easy and quick ways to detect these types of counterfeit bills. 1. Hold a bill up to a light and

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