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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

ADM Incentive Proposal Is on Hold

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Illinois House adjourns without taking up incentives

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

New Firefighters’ Deal Approved

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A new tentative collective bargaining agreement with Springfield firefighters was approved 9-1 by the city council Tuesday night.  The three-year…

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Back to the Drawing Board for Police Document Shredding Settlement

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It is a rare occassion when the Springfield City Council does not go into executive session but that was the…

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Pension Reform Passes

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a historic plan to eliminate the state’s $100 billion pension shortfall, considered the worst in…

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Suspicious Powder at Downtown State Office: Baby Powder

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Several agencies are on scene at a downtown state office building after a suspicious powder was found in its mail room.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Power Restored to 1,000+ CWLP Customers

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Springfield’s power utility blames an “underground equipment failure” for a service outage that lasted a little more than an hour Tuesday morning on Springfield’s southeast side.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Panel Advances Pension Measure; Madigan Decries Current System as “Too Rich”

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It’s on to the House and Senate for the pension proposal, which aims to save $160 billion over 30 years and shore up Illinois’ underfunded public pension systems.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Deadline Extended to Submit Healthcare Forms

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A deadline has been extended once more for some Illinois state retirees who need to submit certain health insurance documents.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Call It P-Day

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House, Senate to vote today

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

ADM, Other Incentives Paired with Satellite Tax

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Sponsor says user fee helps offset giveaways; ADM would have to boost Decatur