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Springfield Business Journal Report…Oct 26
Springfield Business Journal Report…Oct 26

What’s new on the area’s business front? Find out every Saturday on the Weekend NewsWatch

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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

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A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

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Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

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Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

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Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

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The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.

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Sanitary District Wants $70m+ in Bonds for Plant Upgrades

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The Springfield Metro Sanitary District could need $70 million in bond money to pay for upgrades to the Sugar Creek Treatment Plant