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Alderman Simpson on the City Council
Alderman Simpson on the City Council

Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson joins Joey to talk about the city council meeting last night, and the proposed city garage consolidation which includes a NAPA Auto Parts.

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A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on former Congressman Aaron Schock's cooperation with a federal investigation.

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Steven Salaita can amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.

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Governor Signs Law Forming Springfield High-Speed Rail Commission

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