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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Meredosia Asking For Federal Aid After Floods

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Officials in Meredosia are hopeful the federal government will provide aid for reimbursement after flooding along the Illinois River.

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Lang Drops Sponsorship of Gambling Expansion Bill

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State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) is stepping down as chief sponsor of the gaming bill, claiming there’s a possible conflict of interest.

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Jurors See Pictures of Beason Survivor’s Injuries

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Jurors are getting a glimpse of the injuries suffered by the only survivor of the Beason murders.

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

AG: Springfield BOE Broke Laws with Milton Separation

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The Attorney General’s office says the Springfield School Board acted illegally when negotiating Superintendent Walter Milton’s exit.

Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

House, Senate Pension Bills $28 Billion Apart

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One goal of the 2013 spring session of the Illinois General Assembly has been to do something about the state’s…

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Attorney General Won’t Weigh in on Springfield PD Shredding

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A letter from the Attorney General’s Office addressed to Springfield Mayor Mike Houston states the situation involving the Springfield Police…

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Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Springfield Emergency Alert System Expanded for Public Use

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A new emergency notification system is up and running on the springfield.il.us website. Citizens can sign up for email, texting…

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Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

HyVee Development Progressing

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A sign in front of the old Kmart on MacArthur announcing that HyVee is coming soon is a sign of…

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Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

City Upgrades 24 Vehicles to Propane

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Springfield city officials say they’ll save on fuel costs by converting 24 city vehicles to run on propane.

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Tuesday, May 21, 201305/21/2013

Potential Insurance Changes Confuse Lawmakers

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The transition to state-sponsored Medicare plans continues, and it’s not an easy one for state retirees – or lawmakers – to grasp.