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14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Harrison is new Champaign County GOP chairman

Harrison, a 38-year-old Champaign real estate broker, replaces Habeeb Habeeb, who is stepping down after two years as party chair.


Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Champaign County, IL, Urbana, IL

22 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Sherman Plans Road Improvements

The Village of Sherman has finished studying what roads in town need work, and it's compiled a list available for public inspection.


Related Topix: Sherman, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

University of Illinois Extension celebrating 100th anniversary

Officially, Extension began in 1914 with the Smith-Lever Act. Many changes and additions have happened through the years.


Related Topix: Illinois, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Kos

IL-Gov: Convited Felon William Cellini Backs Bruce Rauner

Springfield powerbroker William Cellini is back on the political scene, following his release from prison late last year.


Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Pat Quinn, Pension

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Rauner runs into Kjellander and Cellini at Springfield GOP funder

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Herald

Illinois providing $100M for local road repairs

The state of Illinois is giving local governments $100 million to help repair roads and address other transportation needs following a particularly brutal winter.


Related Topix: Weather, Madison County, IL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Palazzolo Enters 2015 Mayoral Race

Sangamon County Auditor Paul Palazzolo says he's worked in local government for more than ten years and those skills will serve him well as mayor.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Bald eagles back from near extinction

Longtime birders and eagle enthusiasts Margaret and Steven Myers of Blackberry Township go to great lengths to see a bald eagle.


Related Topix: Carpentersville, IL, Kane County, IL, Mooseheart, IL, Oswego, IL, Springfield, IL

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Ceremony provides military honors at Ill. cemetery

A special ceremony will be held this week to recognize a dozen veterans who were buried in a central Illinois cemetery without military honors.


Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Clear Lake, IL

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Miller: Rauner questionable in regard to unions

It didn't take long for Republican gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner to drop the word “unions” from his vocabulary.


Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Starting your own transplants

Questions abound on when to start transplants, finish pruning chores, when to start mowing, and several others.


Related Topix: Menard County, IL, Springfield, IL, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Wed Mar 19, 2014

NBC Chicago

Hardiman, Not Quinn Carried Downstate Counties

Even though incumbent Pat Quinn easily won the Democratic nomination Tuesday nights election results in some downstate counties show some troubling spots as he seeks his second full term.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Winnebago County, IL, Rock Island County, IL

WTAX-AM Springfield

School Mergers Fail, Citizens Efficiency Commission to Continue

The proposed merger of the PORTA and AC-Central school districts will not go forward.


Related Topix: Pleasant Plains, IL