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  1. Governor Appoints New Commander of Illinois Air National GuardRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | M2.com

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, the Commander-in-Chief of the Illinois National Guard, has appointed Brig. Gen. Ronald E. Paul of Springfield, Illinois, to serve as the full-time Assistant Adjutant General - Air upon the retirement of Maj.

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  2. Rauner Appoints New Guard CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Brig. Gen. Ronald E. Paul of Springfield will serve as assistant adjutant general upon the retirement of Maj.

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  3. "What do you think of the musician's execution?'/'I'm in favor of it."Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Big Apple

    ... it before? sed ma. O, not more than 2000 times, sed pop . . . 31 January 1936, Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL), "Hollywood Chatter" by Hubbard Keavy, pg. 6, col. 3: Groucho Marx said he knew a Berlin song that was even worse. He'd ...

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  4. Daniel Pike Named Bowling Green Daily News Managing EditorRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher

    ... general manager of the Glasgow (Ky.) Daily Times. He also worked as a reporter at the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill. Pike has won several awards for reporting, writing and design, including recognition by the Kentucky Press Association, ...

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  5. Nearly 900,000 veterans are still waiting to get onto the VA backlogRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Affairs, gives an address during the Vietnam Veterans of America 2015 National Convention on July 24, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. A new report from the VA's Office of the Inspector General has found that nearly 900,000 military veterans have pending ...

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  6. Rauner-led GOP, Democrats about to square offRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    ... ties to organized labor including the Quad-Cities, Peoria, Rockford and Decatur areas and, notably, Springfield and Jacksonville, which are home to large numbers of AFSCME represented employees and retirees. Smiddy on Tuesday said he's confident he ...

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  7. Booklet published on life of Route 66 artist Bob WaldmireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Route 66 News

    A friend of the late Route 66 artist Bob Waldmire has published a 28-page booklet, "Waldmire: An Artist's Life On Route 66." Springfield, Illinois, artist Bill Crook met Waldmire during the 1970s and wrote the book, according to the Springfield State Journal-Register . "Waldmire" includes reproductions of some of Waldmire's art, some of Crook's art, including a sketch of Waldmire done about a month before he died and a few photographs.

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  8. House Democrats seek to override Rauner on union arbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, watches as Illinois Rep. Jack Franks, D-Woodstock, speaks to reporters in the Governor's office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. Illinois House Democrats are trying to build momentum for a vote this week to defy Rauner on legislation they say could prevent labor unrest.

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  9. Dems seek to override Rauner's vetoRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois House Democrats attempted to round up the votes Wednesday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a measure that would ostensibly remove the threat of a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.

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  10. Rauner wins labor fight; House fails to override vetoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    Gov. Bruce Rauner watches on Jan. 15 as Illinois Rep. Jack Franks, D-Woodstock, speaks to reporters in the Governor's office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. The Illinois House failed to override a veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.

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  11. Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A Springfield woman accused of being under the influence of drugs and alcohol when she caused a fatal accident last October has fired her attorney. The State Journal-Register reports Andrea Little, 28, had been expected to plead guilty Wednesday to Aggravated Driving Under the Influence and other charges, requested someone to replce her counsel, Dan Fultz.

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  12. Rauner's veto on arbitration bill standsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to members of the press outside his office at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in Springfield Ill. Rauner has stepped up the pressure on House Speaker Michael Madigan over the lack of a budget deal.

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  13. Union Arbitration Override Fails In Ill. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... The Score is partners with CBS 2 TV and WBBM 780, and they give you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 [...] SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on action at the state Capitol, where the Illinois House is expected to consider overriding Gov. Bruce ...

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  14. AMA Pro Flat Track Roars Back Into Springfield, Illinois For The...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Paddock Talk

    To riders and fans alike, the Springfield Mile is the crown jewel of the AMA Pro Flat Track schedule every year, and this Labor Day weekend will be no exception. Top guns in the premier Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines class will face off against one another at the Illinois State Fairgrounds for the second time in 2015, only this time, the stakes will be much higher.

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  15. Fox Lake Search Continues, Tributes Begin to Come INRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... Meanwhile, tributes are pouring in for the slain officer. Before a moment of silence on at the state Capitol in Springfield, the local State Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) spoke on the House Floora "The tragic event has devastated one of our ...

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  16. Freeman receives top honor from fair associationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pike Press

    Lynn Freeman was honored at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield Aug. 14 by being named the 2015 Outstanding County Fair Person of the year for his service to the Western Illinois Fair. With Freeman while accepting his award were, left to right, Rhonda Jachino, Chief Administrative Officer at IL Department of Agriculture.

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  17. The Latest: Enough Dems answer roll to override union vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The latest on action at the state Capitol, where the Illinois House is expected to consider overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of union-related legislation and other measures : Lawmakers have advanced a bill to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from closing the Illinois State Museum and four satellite sites.

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  18. Christopher Motorcyclist Killed in Head-On CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Magic 95.1

    ... near Water Road in Franklin County. Authorities say 34-year old William Barger of Christopher Continue Reading>> SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois House Democrats are trying to line up votes to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner on legislation they say will ...

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  19. U.S. Midwest corn crops affected by rain, droughtRead the original story

    Wednesday | World-Grain

    ... good," said Long, 59, who began harvesting Aug. 26 on land he farms about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Springfield, Illinois, U.S. "Some of it just ran out of gas." He now expects yields to be "average at best" at 180 bushels to 200 bushels an ...

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  20. Northerly Island Park opens Friday on Chicago lakefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Red Eye Chicago

    ... called flying into the airport, where small planes shuttled politicians between Chicago and the state Capitol in Springfield.

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