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Panel to Attempt Response to ALPLM Battle

Panel to Attempt Response to ALPLM Battle

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency has created a panel to review the strengths and weaknesses of the governing structure for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Monday’s move comes in the wake of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s introduction of legislation to split the library from the agency. He says the institution is held back by needing permission for its operations from the Historic Preservation Agency.

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

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Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

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Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

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Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.