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Rural Communities Can Find Resources on New Site

A website compiling information about resources rural communities can use is making progress, according to the director of the Illinois Institute…

Will We See a Farm Bill?

Will Congress pass a farm bill this year – and does it matter? Illinois Farm Bureau President Phillip Nelson says…

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High-Speed Rail Meeting in Springfield on Tuesday

Questions, comments and concerns will all be addressed on the High-Speed Rail during an open meeting in Springfield. The Illinois…

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Don’t Wait on FEMA Relief, Apply Now

If you were affected by mid-November storms, register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency now. That’s the message FEMA Public…

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Quinn Fights Changes in Ethanol Rules

Governor in Washington to protest EPA proposal

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Illinois, by the Numbers, in a New Census Report

Illinois home values, ownership rate sag

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New Pension Law in Place, But Will it Stick?

The new pension law does not solve the state’s financial problems by itself.

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Menard County States Attorney Pronounced Dead

The Menard County States Attorney has been pronounced dead.

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Southern Illinois Prosecutor’s Comments Draw Complaint

The Illinois state disciplinary agency for lawyers has filed a complaint against a southern Illinois prosecutor over comments he made…

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Senators Talk Benefits of Illiana Expressway

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois and Dan Coats of Indiana are talking up the benefits of the proposed Illiana…

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Durbin’s War Chest Swelling

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Senator Dick Durbin’s latest campaign report says he’s got more than $6 million in the bank for his re-election bid…

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Lt. Gov. Pushing for Wider Acceptance of LINK Card

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Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is not done trying to get technology to accept Link cards into all of the state's farmers' markets

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Sherman Plans Road Improvements

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The Village of Sherman has finished studying what roads in town need work, and it's compiled a list available for public inspection.

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Renewed Push for Chicago Casinos

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Proponents say the entire state would benefit

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State Police Investigating Metro East Trooper

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The Illinois State Police is investigating one of their own