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Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

Ill. Supreme Court Hears Retiree Healthcare Lawsuit

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The Illinois Supreme Court has heard arguments over whether retired state government workers should be required to pay health insurance premiums.

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

Thumbs Down to Helping Hands

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The Springfield Planning and Zoning Commission voted to not recommend Helping Hands be allowed to purchase and use a portion of a building on North Fourth Street as a permanent shelter

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

Grand Jury Indicts DeRyke

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An Effingham County Grand Jury indicted Justin DeRyke on three counts of murder for allegedly murdering his niece, seven year old Willow Long.

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

Quinn: I’m Focused

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Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t gloating about his Democratic challenger dropping out of the governor’s race.

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

Sheriff: I’m Not Running for Office for Anything Again

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Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says it’s time to travel and spend time with his grandkids.

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

Cross Officially Announces Treasurer Bid

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House Republican Leader Tom Cross says he’s running for Illinois treasurer because the office has more opportunity than ever before in helping turn around Illinois’ financial woes.

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

CWLP Vehicles to be Outfitted with GPS

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City Water Light and Power vehicles will be outfitted with GPS devices, and information could be used to discipline employees.

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Wednesday, September 18, 201309/18/2013

Dawson Water Service Disrupted, Repair Time TBA

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Dawson residents will be without water as village crews work to repair what they call a major water leak.

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Langfelder Wants Aldermen “In the Loop” on Pension Matters

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Langfelder: why not keep aldermen apprised of pension fund activities more regularly?

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Trustee: Is Chatham Getting A Raw Deal?

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One Chatham Village Trustee is demanding answers from the Village President and Village Manager on what Chatham is getting for its 25-thousand dollar a year contract it has with an economic development contractor.