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mike_madigan

Thursday, December 12, 201312/12/2013

Madigan Blasts Corporate Incentives Packages

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House Speaker Michael Madigan has sharply criticized corporate requests for tax breaks and says he’s unlikely to support deals for companies that pay little in taxes.

pension

Thursday, December 12, 201312/12/2013

Even with New Pension Law, State Is Troubled, Says Expert

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U of I expert predicts deficits will continue

school board headquarters

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Finalists for School Superintendent Meet the Public

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Public meets the top candidates for school superintendent.

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Lottery Day at the State Board of Elections

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Who shows up where on the next state-wide election ballot has been determined

municipalcenter

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Proposed Ordinance Would Raise Aldermanic Pay Slightly

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Pay for Springfield city officials could climb slightly.

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Ameren Gas Rates to Climb, But Not As Much As Requested

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Utility bills to climb again this winter.

siren

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Springfield Police Nab Video Machine Thiefs

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A couple of incidents have brought five arrests in thefts from video poker machines at gas stations – three in Springfield and one each in Auburn and McLean County.

alternative schools network

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Dropout Numbers Can Be Misleading

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Change in definition makes the story look better

farm

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Farm Data Is Big Business

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Farmers are willing to sell the information

pension

Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Bond Houses React to Pension Deal

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It has been a while since anybody heard this, but somebody is upgrading its view of Illinois’ financial condition.