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Zoning Dispute Between City & Transitional Houses for Parolees 3/8
Zoning Dispute Between City & Transitional Houses for Parolees 3/8

It has been a hot-button issue for some Springfield residents as an operator of temporary housing for parolees battles it out with the city’s zoning committee.  Rainbow House attorney Tom Immel explains to WTAXs Kirk Farah what is at stake.

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Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

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GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

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Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

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Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.

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Natural Gas Prices to Hold Steady This Winter

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No wide price swings expected this winter

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Elkhart Mine Expansion Vote Delayed

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Vote to extend waste site expected in November

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City Gives Attorney Additional $25k to Defend Police Officer

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The Springfield City Council will allow a police officer facing a lawsuit to be represented by an attorney of his choice -- but not everyone is on board with it.