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Focus 10/20 – A Variety of Topics
Focus 10/20 – A Variety of Topics

Kent Redfield of UIS talks with Alex Degman about campaign funding for the Sheriff’s race, Scott McFarland of the District 186 School Board talks with Bob Murray about the search for a new Superintendent, Marcelin Love of Ameren talks about Careers in Energy Week, Spingfield Catholic Diocese Bishop Thomas Jon Paprocki on Legal Services for the Poor.  Finally, Alex returns with Chatham Village President Tom Gray on the village’s marketing efforts.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.

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Quinn v Rauner on Minimum Wage

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Both candidates for governor say they support raising the state’s minimum wage—but under different circumstances