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Sheriff: I’m Not Running for Office for Anything Again

Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says it’s time to travel and spend time with his grandkids.

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Cross Officially Announces Treasurer Bid

House Republican Leader Tom Cross says he’s running for Illinois treasurer because the office has more opportunity than ever before in helping turn around Illinois’ financial woes.

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CWLP Vehicles to be Outfitted with GPS

City Water Light and Power vehicles will be outfitted with GPS devices, and information could be used to discipline employees.

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Dawson Water Service Disrupted, Repair Time TBA

Dawson residents will be without water as village crews work to repair what they call a major water leak.

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Langfelder Wants Aldermen “In the Loop” on Pension Matters

Langfelder: why not keep aldermen apprised of pension fund activities more regularly?

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Trustee: Is Chatham Getting A Raw Deal?

One Chatham Village Trustee is demanding answers from the Village President and Village Manager on what Chatham is getting for its 25-thousand dollar a year contract it has with an economic development contractor.

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Plans for Rail Pointe Pond in Sherman Coming Along

The village of Sherman is moving forward with plans for Rail Pointe Pond. Mayor Trevor Clatfelter said the engineer’s report…

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Brady Selects Lt. Governor Candidate

It’s Maria Rodriguez, the former mayor of Long Grove, pop. 8,000, in Lake County.

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What are the Sheriff’s Future Plans?

Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says he will make an announcement Wednesday on his future plans after he retires as sheriff.

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DUI Charges to be Filed in IL 97 Crash

The 16-year old driver involved in a single vehicle accident on Illinois Route 97 Monday night now faces initial charges of driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphenalia.

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First Openly Gay NFL Draft Cut: Purely Football Decision

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St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says cutting Michael Sam from the team had nothing to do with sexual orientation. It was strictly a football decision.

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Barricaded Man Fortified Residence – Electrified Door

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Drug suspect barricaded himself in his fortified home, including iron bars, plywood and electrified door.

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Oberweis: No Mandatory Labels For Foods

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Both Oberweis and Durbin agree that mandatory labeling of foods is wrong...although both oppose genetically modified products.

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Snuff the Butt at UI Tailgate Parties

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Enforcement still up in the air

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Decatur Asian Carp Screen Back in Place

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Bad winter weather damaged screen