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Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

NWS Confirms EF-1 Tornado Hit Decatur

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The National Weather Service has confirmed some of Friday’s desctruction in Decatur was caused by a tornado.

railroad

Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

Rail Consolidation Moving Forward

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Its just one more step in the long, drawn-out process but it is a major one.  Sangamon County Board members…

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Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

Conceal Carry on Quinn’s Desk

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Lawmakers are breathing a little easier this week, knowing they met their deadline on passing concealed carry.  They sent a…

Monday, June 3, 201306/03/2013

Pension Reform (or not)

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The Illinois legislature has adjourned for the summer without restructuring the state’s pension system. House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego)…

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Saturday, June 1, 201306/01/2013

Flooding in Sangamon County

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Rains on Friday caused flooding problems in the surrounding area. Flood warnings were in effect for southwestern Sangamon County until…

Saturday, June 1, 201306/01/2013

Lawmakers Fighting for Murray Center

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State Representatives are once again asking Governor Pat Quinn to keep the Murray Developmental Center open. State Rep. Charles Meier says…

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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Rutherford Announces Gubernatorial Run on WTAX

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Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford told WTAX’s Ray Lytle show that he’s running for governor.

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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Harris Found Guilty In Beason Murders

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Chris Harris is guilty. A jury says there’s enough evidence to prove he killed five members of the Gee family in Beason, back in 2009.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Topinka: Illinois as Zimbabwe?

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State Comptroller Judy Baar-Topinka may not be in the trenches fighting the budget battles but she is far from just…

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Fracking to Bring 45K Jobs to Southern Illinois

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The Illinois House has approved a series of regulations on the practice of fracking. Lawmakers supporting the new rules were…