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    Reverse Agriculture Trade Mission Kicks Off in Auburn

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    Illinois attracts international tourists. They are easy to spot along Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Downstate farm fields, not so much – except for this week.

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    McFarland Enters City Council Race, Seeks Ward 4 Seat

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    A school board member is switching it up next year -- running instead for Ward 4 on the city council.

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    Area Economic Health is Still in Poor but Guarded Condition

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    Some guarded optimism for area's business health

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    Saturday Shooting Victim Identified; Still in Critical Condition

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    A man shot in the face late Saturday night is still in critical condition.

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    Rauner Proposes Ban on Outside Employment for Legislative Leaders; Leaders Aren’t Sold

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    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner doesn't want state legislative leaders to hold outside jobs