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Frank Edwards on the City Council Meeting
Frank Edwards on the City Council Meeting

Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to talk about the brief hiccup before approving Chief Winslow, and the city budget.

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.

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Illinois Economy Still Growing, but More Slowly Than Last Month

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Illinois' economy continues to grow at a steady pace, according to a monthly measure of it from the University of Illinois.