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Durbin Receives Progress Report on Thomson Prison Activation


[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Following a meeting with the Director of the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons, Charles Samuels, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today said the activation of Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Illinois remains on track.

Link: Read the statement

Clinton City Council OK’s deal with Miller Ridge Apartment complex owners over unpaid sewer fees

The Layton State Bank will pay the city $500,000 and city will release liens on the property. “Read more’ for further details, council discussion and formal agreement » Read more..

Iowa drops down in ranking of state obesity rates (link to report included)

Via Radio Iowa

Iowa has dropped a few spots in the ranking of the states for adult obesity rates. » Read more..

Tentative schedule of governmental meetings this week

Clinton City Council could accept settlement over unpaid sewer fees at the Miller Ridge Apartment complex- ‘read more’ for details about meetings this week. (links to agendas included where available) » Read more..

Judge won’t delay trial in slaying of 2 sisters

A judge in Pittsburgh says he won’t delay the trial of a Pittsburgh man accused of having robbed and killed two sisters originally from Clinton.  The family lives and works in Clinton.  ‘Read more’ for links to stories on this case. » Read more..

Input Needed on Transit Services

The public’s input is needed on the Clinton public transportation system. It’s part of the work with Augustana College. » Read more..