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The 10th Annual Holiday Interfaith Breakfast is Coming Up
The 10th Annual Holiday Interfaith Breakfast is Coming Up

WTAXs Kirk Farah visited with Michael Datz,the rabbi at Temple B’rith  Sholom and Les Eastep, volunteer to talk about this year’s Interfaith Breakfast on Christmas Day.

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War on Poverty: Illinois Scores “Mediocre”

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Proportion of income devoted to rent is a problem

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

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The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

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"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes

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A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.