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OSF HealthCare to no longer accept Meridian plans

PEORIA – OSF HealthCare will no longer be accepting Meridian Medicaid and Medicare plans, effective December 15th. According to a press release, the contract will no longer be renewed with Meridian for provision that do not align with the Ministry’s current strategy. Meridian members ...Read more

Counterfeit cash investigation in Peru

PERU – Charges could be issued for two suspects involved in using counterfeit cash in Peru on Sunday. Deputy Chief Bob Pyszka says the individuals are both from Chicago, and could face formal charges after being released from authorities on Sunday. Pyszka says fake $100 bills showed up at ...Read more

Tips to avoid online scams during the holidays

UNDATED – The Better Business Bureau is warning of online shopping scams during the holidays. If you are taking advantage of some Cyber Monday deals tonight and other online bargains this season, the business bureau has the following warning for consumers: Beware of false advertising and ...Read more