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Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Quinn Hints at Special Session During State Fair

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Gov. Pat Quinn is hinting at the possibility of a special session on pensions when lawmakers are in Springfield next month for the Illinois State Fair.

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Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Still No Traction for Farm Bill

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U-S Senator Dick Durbin says the version of the new Farm Bill that the Senate has passed brings together both…

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Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Student Loan Relief? Rates Could Roll-Back

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US Senator Dick Durbin says he is hopeful Congress can reverse the recent jump in interest rates on student loans. …

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Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Illinois Agency Ready for Surge in Calls on Abuse

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The Illinois Department on Aging says it can handle an expected increase in hotline calls about alleged abuse of disabled…

Tuesday, July 23, 201307/23/2013

Durbin Wants More Police Departments to Trace Guns

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants Illinois police departments to use a federal firearms tracing system that can tell investigators the…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Legacy Pointe Outlet Mall Project Moving Forward

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Plans are moving forward on the future Outlets at Springfield development. Construction on the 80 plus retail stores will begin…

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

MacFarland – Minority Should Be Amongst Finalist For Superintendent

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District 186 and the search firm they hired to select the next superintendent is ramping up their efforts to to…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Daley: Quinn Should Hold 24/7 Pension Talks

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Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley is calling on Gov. Pat Quinn to bring the state’s legislative leaders together for around-the-clock talks to resolve the state’s $97 billion pension shortfall.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Stanley Cup Returns to Springfield

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The Stanley Cup is returning to Springfield — the public will have a chance to view it, but it will be tight.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Rt. 104 Rail Crossing Near Kincaid to Reopen

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A long dormant railroad crossing on state route 104 near Kincaid will soon reopen.