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Rutherford Maintains Pension Bill is Unconstitutional

The state treasurer still believes the pension restructuring bill is unconstitutional.


Gas Prices Are Down

Gasoline is at its cheapest price of the year in Illinois. The statewide average is $3.26, down five cents from…


After the Governor Signs the Pension Bill, Then What?

With the fight over solving Illinois’ worst-in-the-nation pension shortfall moving to the courts, the state faces a grim possibility: The…


Get Your Cards and Packages Ready

Even people who don’t write letters anymore are in the post office this time of year. Leaving the questions about…

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Give Healthcare Web Site Another Chance, We’re Told

This could build confidence in Illinois program

Mayor Mike Houston joins the Ray Lytle Show on 7/17/2013

Mayor: Someone’s Talking out of School

Mayor Houston says someone at city hall is leaking information


Source: Mehlick Resigns Due to Conflict of Interest

Sources have confirmed to Newsradio 1240 and 107.5 FM WTAX that John Mehlick has resigned due to a conflict of interest.


Illinois Union Exec: No Parallels Between Detroit and Illinois Pensions

Illinois public employee unions are getting ready for the inevitable court battle over pension changes passed by the legislature.


Texting Scam Hitting Area Residents

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers is concerned about a text messaging scam targeting area residents.


ADM Incentive Proposal Is on Hold

Illinois House adjourns without taking up incentives

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Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

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The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

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SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.

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Effort to Save Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

A foundation has taken possession of the boyhood home of Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, brothers who made it big in show business.