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Sunday, July 21, 201307/21/2013

Better Gov Association: AG Madigan Made Right Call

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A government reformer believes Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan made the right call in staying out of the governor’s race.…

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Sunday, July 21, 201307/21/2013

Disability Parking Compliance to be Checked Sunday

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Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s office will check for compliance with disability parking regulations Sunday at Chicagoland Motor Speedway…

Saturday, July 20, 201307/20/2013

An Early Candidate for Mayor?

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Although the election is a year-and-a-half away, one elected official says he is interested in the mayor’s office.  Sangamon County…

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Saturday, July 20, 201307/20/2013

Could Springfield City Council Ask Houston to Step Down?

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To be clear, Springfield city council members are not currently petitioning for Mayor Mike Houston to step down from his post. However,…

Saturday, July 20, 201307/20/2013

Durbin to Hold “Stand Your Ground” Hearing

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he will hold a hearing on so-called “stand your ground” laws. About 30 states have…

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Saturday, July 20, 201307/20/2013

Chicago Fraternal Order of Police vs. Rep. Davis

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Chicago Fraternal Order of Police leaders are saying State Rep. Monique Davis owes them an apology. Davis was quoted as…

Saturday, July 20, 201307/20/2013

Houston Reacts To Departures

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After revealing the departure of both the chief of police and corporation counsel, Mayor Houston was asked by the press if he had requested both men to leave the city payroll.

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Springfield Police Chief, Corp Counsel Out

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In a surprise move Springfield Mayor Mike Houston announced Friday that Police Chief Robert Williams and Corporation Counsel Mark Cullen…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Life in Prison for Harris in Beason Killings

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An Illinois man convicted of fatally beating five members of his ex-wife’s family in 2009 has been sentenced to life…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Homeowners Scam in Sangamon County

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Sangamon County Recorder Josh Langfelder is warning citizens about a scam going around that affects homeowners. Advertisements that say a…