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Thursday, August 15, 201308/15/2013

IDNR Proposes 60 Day Duck Hunting Season

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is proposing 60-day duck-hunting seasons for 2013 and 2014.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Authorities Report String of Bar Robberies

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A rash of burglaries at local taverns has police looking for suspects.

gun

Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Springfield Police Investigate Two Shootings

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Springfield Police are investigating two shootings.

pat-quinn

Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Governor’s Day at the State Fair

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Illinois Democrats celebrated as much unity as they could during the county chairmen’s breakfast, the prelude to Governor’s Day at the Illinois State Fair.

Mike Houston

Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Mayor’s Appointment to Police Commission Generates Controversy

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A little used commission has generated controversy over a potential appointment.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Topinka Hopes New Commission Will Help Non-Profits Get Paid

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Stand in line…that’s what many have to do to get a check from the state for services rendered and the comptroller says non-profit groups are hurting the most.

butter cow

Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Ag. Dept: No Added Butter Cow Security

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Organizers of the Illinois State Fair say they’re not changing security procedures after vandals threw paint on a butter cow at the state fair in Iowa.

corn

Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Local Farmers Agree with Crop Forecast

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Farmers attending Agriculture Day at the Illinois State Fair say the optimistic corn and soybean forecast might prove to be true.

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Mayor Asks for Another ISP Investigation; Downtown Parking Lot for $1.5 Million?

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This time, Mayor Mike Houston wants to find out who leaked police internal affairs files, specifically the investigation of Deputy Police Chief Cliff Buscher’s 2008 Missouri arrest.

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Former U.S. Sen. Dixon Recounts Days in Washington, Gives Advice to Current Lawmakers

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A former Illinois. U.S. Senator says the government is missing bipartisanship.