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O’Fallon Justice Center construction nears completion

Work on O’Fallon’s new Justice Center continues to roll along as the building nears completion. At its July 27 meeting, the O’Fallon City Council heard a construction update on the police and courts facility, which is slated to be completed in September.

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Health Capsules: July 19

Safe travel on two wheels More bicyclists than ever are pedaling the roadways in pursuit of fun and fitness this summer. But as biking has risen in popularity, the number of related accidents also has gone up nationwide, particularly among male riders, according to a recent study. Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco found that over the most recent 15-year period for which data is available, hospital admissions due to bike crashes increased by 120 percent in the U.S. Men accounted for three-fourths of those injuries. During the entire 15-year study period from 1997 to 2013, there were 3.8 ...

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