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bicycle

Monday, July 1, 201307/01/2013

Bike Trail Modifications Could Bring in State Money

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Illinois’ off-road trails are poorly marked, an advocate says. Steve Buchtel of the group Trails for Illinois says the off-road…

school_bus

Monday, July 1, 201307/01/2013

Summer Food Programs Available for Low-Income Families

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Homework and tests aren’t the only things students go without during the summer. For some, food can also be cut.…

pekin-downtown

Sunday, June 30, 201306/30/2013

Pekin Hopes Pipeline Will Produce Economic Benefits

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Pekin and the surrounding communities are looking for an economic boost from the upcoming Enbridge pipeline project and the 600 workers it will employ.

fire

Sunday, June 30, 201306/30/2013

Early Saturday Fire Displaces Five

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The fire erupted about 3:45 a.m. at 1824 Hastings Road.

roads

Sunday, June 30, 201306/30/2013

Illinois Roads Suffering Due to Spending on Bridges

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The condition of Illinois roads has deteriorated in recent years.

fireworks

Saturday, June 29, 201306/29/2013

Fireworks in Rochester Sunday Evening

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Springfield area residents can enjoy fireworks ahead of next week’s Fourth of July holiday.

Saturday, June 29, 201306/29/2013

New Law Sets Standards for Sex Offender Evaluators

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New standards for who can be a sex offender evaluator will take effect July 1.

Saturday, June 29, 201306/29/2013

Axelrod Believes Voters Don’t Want Two Madigans in Power

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The political strategist behind President Barack Obama’s rise to power says Lisa Madigan will have a problem if she runs for governor .

anti-gun-sign

Saturday, June 29, 201306/29/2013

Madigan Believes Governor Will Make Changes to Conceal Carry Bill

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she expects Governor Pat Quinn will use his amendatory veto power to make changes in the concealed carry bill on his desk.

bicycle

Friday, June 28, 201306/28/2013

League of Illinois Bicyclists Offering A Rule Quiz Online

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You can put your knowledge of the rules of the road regarding bicycles to the test. The League of Illinois…