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Monday, June 17, 201306/17/2013

Quinn Still Pushes Pension Conference Committee

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Gov. Pat Quinn wants to keep the pension fire burning by establishing a so-called conference committee if lawmakers don’t pass a plan this Wednesday.

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Monday, June 17, 201306/17/2013

Flood Impacted Illinoisans Eligible for SNAP

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People impacted by spring floods can get help buying groceries.

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Monday, June 17, 201306/17/2013

Gun Found in Pontiac Correctional Center Walls

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Officials say they’ve found a gun inside the walls at Pontiac Correctional Center.

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Monday, June 17, 201306/17/2013

AG Madigan Wants Even More Time to Review Concealed Carry

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Attorney General Lisa Madigan wants another month to decide whether to appeal the concealed carry ruling.

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Sunday, June 16, 201306/16/2013

Man killed in pedestrian vs vehicle accident

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A late night accident north of Pana claims the life of a man who was walking down a roadway.

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Sunday, June 16, 201306/16/2013

FEMA Okays Funds For Counties Hit By Floods

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is approving funding for 15 additional counties that battled flood waters in April and May.

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Friday, June 14, 201306/14/2013

A Merger For Two Regional Offices Of Education

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The July 1st deadline is looming for Illinois Regional Offices of Education to consolidate or beeliminated to reduce the number of offices from 44 to 35.

Friday, June 14, 201306/14/2013

Cullerton Says He’ll Call Madigan’s Pension Bill

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Senate President John Cullerton says he will call House Speaker Michael Madigan’s pension proposal for a vote, but it’s unclear how it will fare. It received just 16 votes before the legislative session wrapped up last month.

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Friday, June 14, 201306/14/2013

Schock: Lower Top Tax Rates; Simplify Filing

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U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) says everyone wants compliance with the income tax code to be simpler. He says a…

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Friday, June 14, 201306/14/2013

Dead Decatur Woman Identified

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The woman found dead at a Decatur construction site has been identified as Karen Kay Gilbert-Gibbs, who was in the area seeking medical treatment.