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united way

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

United Way of Central Illinois Donates $1.7 Million

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39 local programs received about $1.7 million from the United Way. The United Way of Central Illinois invested the money in programs that…

antonio_phillips

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Antonio Phillips Sentenced to 65 Years

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Antonio Phillips has been sentenced to 65 years for the 2009 murder and armed robbery of William Suggs.

ILNationalGuard

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

LLCC Offers Army Cooking Classes

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Lincoln Land Community College is expanding its partnership with the Illinois National Guard.

handcuffs

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Two Arrested in Capitol Fracking Protest

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At least two people have been taken out of the Capitol in handcuffs this week.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

WTAX Announces New Program Lineup

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Newsradio WTAX Thursday announced several programming changes that will take effect on Tuesday, May 28th. WTAX’s new Monday through Friday…

gun

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Concealed Carry Compromise Advances

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A compromise concealed carry bill has passed a House committee by a comfortable 13-3 margin. It includes bans on guns in…

meter electric

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

ComEd and Ameren Will Be Raising Rates

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It’s official. ComEd and Ameren will be raising rates in the near future.

sex ed

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Possible Changes To Sex Ed Curriculum In Illinois Classrooms

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Sex education is causing a bit of a rift in the legislature.

70 speed

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Illinois Could Soon Increase Speed Limit to 70 MPH

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Lawmakers are split on whether the speed limit on rural interstates should be increased to 70-miles an hour.

money

Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Topinka: Bills Getting Paid… for Now

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It’s not a new story, but the state’s comptroller is telling it anyway.