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Dirksen / South Grand Closed

Dirksen / South Grand Closed

Be advised that the intersection of Dirksen Parkway and South Grand Avenue is closed until about 10 a. m. because of an accident investigation. This also affects Route 29 and the I-55 / 72 off-ramps leading to South Grand.

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39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High Speed Internet Access

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Thirty-nine percent of people in rural parts of Illinois have no access to high-speed Internet service.

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Three Arrested in Pawnee on Meth Charges

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The Sangamon County Drug Interdiction Response Team, or DIRT, is reporting some meth arrests in Pawnee.

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Reid Suggests Schumer, Not Durbin, Should Succeed Him

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is praising Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid as "one of the ablest leaders of the Senate Democratic caucus in modern history.''

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Kirk, Durbin Back Changes to Disaster Declaration Process

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The measure has been introduced twice previously without success.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.