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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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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.

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Rauner Makes Several Cabinet Appointments

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The Governor's office announced the new appointments Friday.

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Rauner Addresses 6-figure Salary for First Lady’s Chief of Staff

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Governor calls salary competitive and says it's needed to attract top talent.

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Number of Illinois Households on Food Stamps Still Rising

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State figures show the number of Illinois households on food stamps continues to rise.

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AG Madigan Blocks Lottery Termination Agreement

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Attorney General Lisa Madigan has rejected a proposed agreement ending the state's contract with the private vendor that ran the Illinois Lottery.