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Springfield Business Journal Report
Springfield Business Journal Report

SBJ’s Michelle Higgenbotham joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss events and happenings in Springfield and Central Illinois business, this week, particularly what’s going on with some local non-profits.

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Recent Headlines

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Proposed Changes in Social Services Bring Protest

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SNAP, TANF eligibility in focus

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Friday Hearing in Schock Case Cancelled

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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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Judge: Salaita Can Amend Lawsuit Against U of I

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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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Protest Over GMO Labeling at Sen. Durbin’s Office

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A small protest outside U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s Chicago office asked for him to vote against a bill which would prevent states from making the labeling of genetically modified foods mandatory.

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Rauner Vetoes Bill For Better Police, Fire Pensions

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Rauner says public -- not city councils -- should decide.

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.