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A rare and never before seen total eclipse of the sunflower unfolded last Saturday morning. These exclusive images captured the phenomonomonomon, which likely will never be seen again...Photoshop truly is a wonderful toy...um...tool...
The morning commute on Wednesday, August 16, along old U.S. Route 51 between Cobden and metropolitan Anna was blessedly quiet, uneventful and almost free of any other traffic. On the journey to start another day of adventures at The Paragraph Factory, I couldn't help but think about what the...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and 42 other attorneys general recently announced they have reached a $33 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary over misrepresentations it made about manufacturing practices of well-known, over-the-counter, OTC, drugs. The practices...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has urged members of the Illinois Senate’s Criminal Law Committee to pass legislation to eliminate the statutes of limitations for felony criminal sexual assault and sexual abuse crimes against children. Madigan testified March 7 before the Senate Criminal Law...
A representative of the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is scheduled to be in Alexander County Thursday, today, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cairo Public Library on 1609 Washington Ave. in Cairo.  Community outreach liaison Ella York with the attorney general’s office will...
The Illinois State Police, ISP, are warning the public about a phone scam that is circulating throughout the area.   An individual will call and claim to be associated with the ISP or the “Illinois Police.”   The caller will then ask for a donation or advise there is a warrant out for your arrest...
As tax season gets underway, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan urges taxpayers to avoid applying for expensive refund anticipation products that deplete as much as a thousand dollars from their eventual tax refund.   Madigan issued advice for Illinois residents in light of a recent...
The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association is advising all Illinois county residents that there is currently underway a phone campaign fraudulently using the name “Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation” in their solicitation.  Although the number appears to resonate with an Illinois company that is not...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Oct. 7 alerted Illinois voters that a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit restores Illinois voters’ legal right to register to vote and cast their ballot at the same time in the general election on Nov. 8.  The court’s ruling puts on...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with 49 other attorneys general, announced on Oct. 3, a settlement with national retailer USA Discounters Ltd., over claims the company targeted and misled U.S. service members into expensive financing for overpriced consumer goods.  Illinois consumers...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is alerting business owners in the state about a scam in which scammers send emails, or in some cases social media messages, posing as representatives of the attorney general’s office in what is likely an attempt to con people into sending money or downloading...

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