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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

City, County Unveil Minority Participation Plan

In News

An effort is underway to get minority students interested in engineering.

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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

Scherer Still Pushes for Gas Tax Repeal

In News

The price of a gallon of gas would go down, under a proposal a Springfield area lawmaker is sponsoring.

gun

Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

CCW Permits Available Only Through Internet

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Want a concealed carry permit in Illinois? You’d better have a computer.

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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

Sierra Club Sues FutureGen Alliance

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The Sierra Club has filed a federal lawsuit aimed at tightening the pollution controls planned for the FutureGen clean-coal project.

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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

Illinois Should Study Policy on Incentives in 2014, Quinn Says

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Corporate incentives, or giveaways, will be under scrutiny next year. ADM, Boeing and others are seeking incentives in excess of…

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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

School’s On in Mount Olive

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Teachers ratified tentative deal Sunday

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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

Quinn: New Pension Law Is Paying Off Already

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Celebrates bond sale

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Sunday, December 15, 201312/15/2013

Those Buried at Camp Butler Receive Holiday Cheer

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A solemn holiday tradition at Camp Butler took place Saturday

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Sunday, December 15, 201312/15/2013

Winter is Here!

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Winter has arrived with six inches of snow and ice.

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Sunday, December 15, 201312/15/2013

Amish Exempted from ACA

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In many ways, Douglas County resembles most of its neighbors in eastern Illinois: a patch of rich farmland with an…