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26+ Reasons to Get Off the Couch - Part III

Editor's note:This is the third column in a three-part series

Sen. Haine reacts to flood plain article

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The illness is not the person

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Fool's Gold and 27 Dresses

Renting a newly-released or classic film DVD for a dollar a day seems like a good deal. Watch it the same night, return it the next day, and you're out a dollar.

New maps show flood risk at University Town Center site

Levees protecting the site of a proposed 900 acre mall in Glen Carbon could fail in the next big flood, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Man sues over injuries from Collinsville Road accident

A Madison County man is suing the driver who he says struck him as he was attempting to cross the street.

Farm hand claims grain drying machine caused severe injuries

A man has filed suit against his Jersey County employer, alleging he was injured while helping to operate a grain drying machine.

Route 203 accident is subject of suit

A man claims he was seriously bruised after a driver struck the vehicle in which he was riding.

Daughter files wrongful death suit against hospital

The daughter of a recently deceased woman has filed suit against St. Joseph's Hospital of Highland, alleging her mother died from injuries she sustained after she fell while attempting to climb out of her hospital bed.

Auto accident leaves woman unable to care for husband with Parkinson's, suit claims

A woman claims she is no longer able to care for her husband who is suffering with Parkinson's disease and with neurological degradation after a driver rear-ended her.

Estate seeks deposition of witness to auto accident

The administrator of a deceased man's estate is asking the court to summon the witness to the accident that caused the man's death.

Lender seeks repayment on home equity line

An Illinois financial services company claims a man has stopped making payments on his home equity line of credit.

Bank seeks to recover unpaid promissory note

A bank has filed suit against the St. Clair County man who it says owes it more than $80,000 after he failed to continue making payments on his promissory note.

Ford F-150 tried to run scooter off road, suit claims

A St. Clair County man claims he was riding on a scooter when the driver of a Ford F-150 forced him to collide with a Ford Taurus.

Bethalto man sues driver heading wrong way on I-255

A Bethalto man has filed suit against the alleged intoxicated driver who he says hit him head-on while driving in the wrong direction.

Doctors failed to diagnose woman with stroke, med mal complaint alleges

A woman claims three doctors failed to diagnose her with a stroke after they failed to properly interpret a CT scan.

Driver turned left in front of oncoming car, suit says

A woman claims she suffered injuries to her low back, left hip, right knee and left wrist after a driver attempted to make a left-hand turn in front of her.

Madison County Circuit Clerk's office to begin debt collection

Got an unpaid court fine or fee? Madison County Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci is issuing notice to pay up.

Fairness hearing scheduled in AIG PPO class action case

Stack A fairness hearing is scheduled in one of the numerous 2005 class action suits filed in Madison County over improper preferred provider organization discounts taken from claims filed by chiropractors and other health care professionals.

Madison County Probation and Court Services Department wins leadership honor

Callis The Madison County Probation and Court Services Department has been honored with this year's Innovative Leadership Award for its work on the county's truancy diversion program.