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Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin
Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

McMenamin talks about his proposed ordinance to limit aldermanic pay raises to 1 percent over a four year term. Salaries are currently frozen, so why propose a pay hike at all?

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18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

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The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

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The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

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The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

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Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.