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Entertainment with The Illinois Times
Entertainment with The Illinois Times

Illinois Times Calendar Editor Anita Stienstra joins WTAX’s Kirk Farah to give a rundown of all the events and happenings in Springfield and Central Illinois this week.

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Reverse Agriculture Trade Mission Kicks Off in Auburn

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Illinois attracts international tourists. They are easy to spot along Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Downstate farm fields, not so much – except for this week.

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McFarland Enters City Council Race, Seeks Ward 4 Seat

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A school board member is switching it up next year -- running instead for Ward 4 on the city council.

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Area Economic Health is Still in Poor but Guarded Condition

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Some guarded optimism for area's business health

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Saturday Shooting Victim Identified; Still in Critical Condition

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A man shot in the face late Saturday night is still in critical condition.

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Rauner Proposes Ban on Outside Employment for Legislative Leaders; Leaders Aren’t Sold

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Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner doesn't want state legislative leaders to hold outside jobs

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Senator Manar Still Pushing Education Funding Reform

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A proposal to change the formula that determines how public schools in Illinois are funded faces an uphill battle