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Thursday, November 7, 201311/07/2013

Tree of Lights Campaign Now Underway

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The 2013 Annual Tree of Lights Campaign is now in full swing.

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Thursday, November 7, 201311/07/2013

“Mandatory Minimum” Gun Bill Stalled

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The mandatory minimum gun law has fallen apart in Springfield.

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Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Same Sex Marriage Bill May Be Effective Sooner

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New bill would move up June 1 effective date

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Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Proposed Tax Breaks Make Progress

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ADM, Univar, OfficeMax / Office Depot may all be in Illinois.

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Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Protestors Interrupt House Debate on Tax Incentives

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A group of protesters briefly interrupted an Illinois House debate about whether to provide tax credits for companies to keep their operations in Illinois.

cellini

Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Cellini Released from Federal Prison

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Politically connected Springfield businessman William Cellini has been released from federal prison.

gun

Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Police Seek Tips on Hardees Attempted Armed Robbery

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Police are looking for tips about an attempted armed robbery at Springfield’s “Rock ‘N Roll Hardees” on Stevenson Drive.

samyingling

Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Ill. Lawmaker Proposes to Same-Sex Partner

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An Illinois lawmaker is engaged to his partner just hours after the state Legislature approved same-sex marriage legislation.

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Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Bill to Fund Concealed Carry, State Worker Backpay Advances

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The Illinois Senate could vote today or Thursday to provide additional funding for state agencies that are limping towards the next fiscal year.

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Wednesday, November 6, 201311/06/2013

Quinn to Sign Same-Sex Marriage Bill by Month’s End

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Illinois’ governor says he’s going to sign a bill legalizing gay marriage into law this month.