St Clair County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Three Illinois State Workers Sue for Freedom from UnionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    In February, Illinois' Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced both an executive order and a lawsuit to force the state to stop requiring state employees to pay "fair share" union dues if they did not want to join the union. Unions represent almost all government employees in Illinois whether they want it or not.

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  2. 3 state workers seek to join Rauner lawsuit over union duesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    CHICAGO – Three Illinois state employees on Monday sought to join Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit against labor unions, a legal maneuver aimed at trying to end mandatory union dues for nonmembers across the U.S., not just in Illinois. All three workers' jobs are covered by collective bargaining agreements, but the employees opted not to join their union.

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  3. Unions win round over Rauner in fee lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Bruce Rauner, shown Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Chicago State University, had issued an executive order that stopped "fair share" fees from being sent to unions. Gov. Bruce Rauner, shown Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Chicago State University, had issued an executive order that stopped "fair share" fees from being sent to unions.

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  4. This just in Unions win Round 1Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    You'll recall that the governor filed a preemptive federal lawsuit in Chicago to declare the employee fair share fees unconstitutional. The unions responded to that federal suit, claiming that the matter belonged in state court.

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  5. Odenville police chief fears for officers' safety over equipment malfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WTVM

    The city of Odenville's police chief feels that an officer is going to get hurt if something is not done about the county's communication system used by law enforcement. "It's going to be a sad day when they say he couldn't get out on his radio and get help to him," said Chief Adam Pardue.

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  6. Roy Moore's Son Arrested for Drugs; AL Chief Justice Has No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | News Max

    The son of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is at the center of a same-sex marriage tug-of-war in the state, was arrested Sunday in Troy, Alabama, on drug charges. WSFA-TV reported that 24-year-old Caleb Moore was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana - second-degree charges - after police confronted him and several others while responding to a break-in call.

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  7. Jackson Hicks v. East St Louis Board of Election CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | FindLaw

    A 1 The question presented by this appeal is whether a candidate for municipal office is entitled to have his or her name placed on the ballot if the governing election board has properly calculated and announced the minimum number of valid signatures required by statute to support the candidate's nominating petition, but the candidate's petition falls short of that legally-mandated threshold. The election board in this case determined that Illinois law requires only substantial compliance with the numerical signature requirement and that the candidate whose eligibility is being challenged here had come close enough to the minimum requirement to permit his name to be placed before the voters.

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  8. Attorney General Madigan and Labor Unions Defend Fair Share FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | JD Supra

    Over the past several weeks, Illinois' largest labor unions and Attorney General Lisa Madigan took steps to defend "fair share" fees against Governor Rauner's Executive Order suspending the collection of those fees, and his federal lawsuit attacking them as unconstitutional. On March 5, 2015 the Illinois AFL-CIO and 26 labor unions filed suit in state court to block Governor Rauner's Order.

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  9. Son of Alabama chief justice speaks out on Facebook after drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's son was arrested on Sunday on drug possession charges.Troy police said they responded to a report of five men attempting to break into a home in Troy around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. When officers arrived, they found Caleb Elisha Moore, 24, and four other men near a pickup truck.

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  10. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's son arrested in TroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's son Caleb Moore was arrested over the weekend in Troy, according to the Troy Police Department. Sunday at about 2:30 p.m., Troy police officers responded to a report of a break-in on Allen Street, according to court documents.

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  11. Son of Alabama chief justice arrested for drug possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Troy police said they responded to a report of five men attempting to break into a home in Troy around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. When officers arrived, they found Caleb Elisha Moore, 24, and four other men near a pickup truck.

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  12. Family seeking answers in woman's fatal fall at nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    BELLEVILLE – The family of an 85-year-old nursing home patient who was found dead at the bottom of a stairway still strapped in her wheelchair said they are seeking answers, including why her caregivers did not call police. The St. Clair County coroner's office learned about Juanita Simmons' death at Midwest Rehabilitation and Respiratory Center last Thursday from a funeral home, which called asking what type of death certificate would be issued – one indicating the death was from natural causes or another stating it was an accident, Deputy Coroner Dean Darnall told the Belleville News Democrat.

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  13. Police: Man arrested after using counterfeit bills at Metro East mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Il. A Fairview Heights man was arrested after going to multiple stores and buying items with counterfeit $100 bills, police say.

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  14. Metro East care facility at center of death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. A Metro East care facility with a history of state violations is at the center of a death investigation involving a woman who was found dead in her wheelchair at the bottom of a flight of stairs.

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  15. Correction: Man Kidnapped storyRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A 19-year-old woman has been charged with kidnapping an elderly man who let her into his Illinois home when she came to his door asking for help. KSDK reported Thursday that Brittany Davis is charged with kidnapping and aggravated battery.

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  16. Coroner's office investigating death at Belleville facilityRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone says Juanita Simmons died at Midwest Rehab and Respiratory. He says she was found Thursday morning in her wheelchair at the bottom of a flight of stairs.

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  17. Belleville radio host found not guilty in trespassing caseRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A St. Clair County jury has found a Belleville talk radio host not guilty of trespassing on a local politician's property. Bob Romanik was accused in 2011 of trespassing on the property where St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern lives with his wife.

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  18. Woman, 19, charged in beating, abduction of elderly manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. A 19-year-old woman is accused of setting up a 77-year-old in a beating and abduction case near Belleville.

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  19. Casco Twp. man convicted of murder asks for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Times Herald

    Casco Twp. man convicted of murder asks for new trial Jess Bowman, 52, was convicted of second-degree murder after a 4-day trial in February.

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  20. Translating German obituaries, students help others unearth ancestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Working in pairs, the fourth-year German students at Belleville East High School had different approaches to the challenging task at hand - translating an obituary from an old-time German newspaper in Belleville into English. Seniors Colin Creedon and Daniel Jackson chose to translate the old German dialect, known as Fraktur, into German first and then translate the German text they were more familiar with into English.

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