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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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District 186 Enrollment Steady

Another year, another steady enrollment picture for District 186.

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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

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A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

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Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.