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Texting Your Emergencies :)
Texting Your Emergencies :)

The ability to text emergency information to 911 operators is not so far away.  Brian Fontes with the National Emergency Number Association talks with Joey about it on the Newswatch.

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Illinois Job Numbers Not Showing Improvement

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Unemployment rate holds at 9%

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Military a Big Employer in the State

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$13 billion; 150,000 jobs attributed to Illinois economy

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Rauner Calls State Budget “Stunningly Bad,” Provides No Solution

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.

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner says Illinois' financial condition is "stunningly bad'' and it will require "strong action'' to fix it.

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Congresswoman Duckworth Gives Birth

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War vet and baby daughter are doing well

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Lawmakers Override Governor’s FOIA Veto

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The measure would allow governments to charge higher fees to process some Freedom of Information Act requests.

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Springfield Police Make Arrest in School, Church Burglaries

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Springfield police say they have one man in custody but are searching for a second, allegedly connected to a string of burglaries of schools and churches.