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Worker Comp Claims to Get Closer Scrutiny
Worker Comp Claims to Get Closer Scrutiny

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston has drafted a proposed 2014 budget.  Part of it includes money to hire a private investigator to vet worker comp claims.  City Budget Director Bill McCarty sat down with WTAXs Kirk Farah to explain.

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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

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A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

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Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.

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Half of Sangamon County Mumps Cases “Resolved”

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Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says the county is grappling with a spike in Mumps cases.