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Sherman Village Board

Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Sherman’s Rail Pointe Gets Another Green Light

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Touting itself as the Route 66 Gateway to the Abraham Lincoln Historic Sites, a planned 99-acre development is taking another step forward.

smokey

Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Jacksonville Claims Another Local Celebrity

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Jacksonville has another claim to fame. This time it is of the canine variety.

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Grants for Historic Projects Available

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The Sangamon County Historic Society is offering grants for projects in the county that have historical significance

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Airport Crash Drill Set for Wednesday

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First responders will be conducting a large drill Wednesday morning at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

ADM Asks for $20 Million Tax Break

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ADM is asking for a tax break of $20 million to consider moving its global headquarters from Decatur to Chicago.

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Man Injured in Crash Expected to Survive

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The crash happened around 2:00 Monday afternoon near the corner of Woodward and Stevenson when an SUV pulled out in front of the motorcyclist as he was trying to make a turn.

medical

Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

IPI: Welcome to the 29-Hour Work Week

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A group that opposes ObamaCare is out with a study showing that low-wage workers are getting fewer hours at their jobs.

capitol

Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Durbin: GOP Holding Americans Hostage

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U. S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the Republicans who control the U. S. House ought to negotiate

marijuana

Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Agencies Meeting to Craft Medical Marijuana Rules

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Illinois officials have begun setting up a system to let people buy medical marijuana in the state.

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

Harvest Progress Still Sluggish

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The harvest is under way, though the corn and soybean progress remains behind last year’s levels, according to the weekly USDA crop progress report.