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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is citing an Anheuser-Busch InBev can plant subsidiary in suburban St. Louis for several violations after two accidents in which employees suffered amputations.
OSHA said Wednesday that one worker at Metal Container Corp. in Arnold lost fingers in machinery. A second lost a foot in a forklift accident.
The family of a child allegedly molested by a drunken guest at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in suburban St. Louis is suing the hotel.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the suit was filed Tuesday.
Illinois' education chief is giving East St. Louis' school district an ultimatum - fix the way it deals with some 1,500 special-education students or face "aggressive actions," including having the school system dissolved.
Administrators of a southwestern Illinois school district say financial problems have forced them to lay off or not renew the contracts of 71 employees, including more than five dozen teachers.
Cahokia School District 187's board made the move during a special meeting Monday night.
The laid-off workers include 62 teachers, two teachers' aides, a school psychologist and a social worker.
The number of broadband Internet connections in Illinois has exceeded the number of phone landlines for the first time.
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