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Events to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Events to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

WTAX’s Bob Murray interviews Robert Davis, Creator and Producer of the Springfield area events

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Special Election Candidate Says Raise in Gas Tax Isn’t the Way to Go

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Mike Flynn says there are alternatives to raising gas tax in order to fund the Highway Trust Fund.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.