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The Ray Lytle Show 6-4-13
The Ray Lytle Show 6-4-13

The complete show from Tuesday June 4 2013. Menard county fire update, Class action lawsuit filed for state retirees, a fast food worker licks his way into the news and in the 5pm hour… Scott McFarland joins us to talk about the School board and update on the Superintendent search

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Springfield Aldermen Avoid Pension Fix

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3-31-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council has essentially punted on eliminating a city retirement incentive that allows unused vacation and sick time to be counted toward their pension contribution.

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Girl Found, Jail Escapee Still Wanted

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A 15-year-old girl who was thought to be with a man who escaped from a Kankakee jail Wednesday morning after allegedly beating a jailer has been found.

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Illinois: 2,000 Legal for Medical Marijuana

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There are now officially 2,000 people in Illinois who will be allowed to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.

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Rauner, Kirk Criticize Indiana Religious Freedom Law

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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.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says Indiana's religious objections law may open the door to discriminatory behavior.

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Durbin vs. Schumer in Senate Leadership Fight

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats.

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Want to Buy a Plane? Nearly No One Does

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Apparently no one wants the state's fleet of airplanes.