Springfield Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Mapes in for big paydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The former chief of staff to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations will collect $130,500 for unused vacation and sick time, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. A 40-year state employee, Tim Mapes will be reimbursed for 91 vacation days and will get half-pay for 146 sick days for a payout of $130,516.28, according to records disclosed under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.

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  2. McCann files 65,000 signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A pro-life, pro-union former Republican is positioning himself as the alternative to Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger JB Pritzker. State Sen. Sam McCann filed about 65,000 petition signatures to run as a member of a new party, the Conservative Party.

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  3. Lumber Lane is not the fast laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A joint review board of taxing bodies affected by a proposed TIF district is hitting the Pause button. The proposal would make about 41 acres south of Sangamon Avenue and east of I-55 a tax increment finance district.

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  4. Black Caucus a oemotivated as hella after Rauner remarks on WTAXRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Rauner started his Friday on Springfield radio station WTAX and was asked about the caucus' negative reaction to his earlier statement on Chicago radio station WVON that he's the best governor black Illinoisans have ever had. "I'm not surprised they're sensitive," Rauner said, "because black legislators really have not been serving their community very well.

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  5. Is today the day for Janus?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The U.S. Supreme Court could hand Gov. Rauner a huge victory in his quest to weaken the power of unions. The decision in Janus v.

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  6. US Title Series Hydroplane Races @ Lake SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    S MARINE AND MARX FIREPLACES, LIGHTING, AND OUTDOOR LIVING PRESENTa ..THE 4th ANNUAL U.S. TITLE SERIES BOAT RACES on Lake Springfield, 4th of July Weekend! See hydroplane boats screaming across the water at over 100 mph! Where? BRIDGEVIEW PARK, on Lake Springfield.

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  7. Where the jobs are aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    How can Springfield's job creators create jobs? That's something for the CEO of the Gallup Organization to tackle. "We don't have enough full-time jobs; good jobs with a living wage in this country.

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  8. Oral arguments in HB 40 appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The state is in court again over a new state law that would have some abortions paid with state tax dollars. "The backdrop is abortion.

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  9. White Oaks' arrow points upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    What can you do with White Oaks Mall? The general manager, Clay Emerich, had some ideas when he appeared at Tuesday's city council meeting. "My biggest challenges are going to be, number one, foot traffic.

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  10. Angel lifts comedy clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A local comedy club that has been open for almost two decades was set to shut their doors, until an anonymous donor came forward. Donnie B's Comedy Club and West side Pub and Grill at 3455 Freedom Dr. closed Saturday and on Monday afternoon a woman came forward to help them stay open, to the tune of $20,000 The club cited declining attendance and funds as the reason.

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  11. Springfield Man Arrested in Connection with May ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Police report Harris was wanted in connection with the May 25th shooting of a minor female who was standing outside with a group of friends at the time in the 1700 block of South 9th Street. The Sangamon County State's Attorney's Office issued a warrant on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.

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  12. Illinois Officials Work to Preserve Race Riot ArtifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois officials are working to preserve artifacts from the 1908 Springfield Race Riots that were found at the site of a railroad improvement project. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis says he's working with officials to move the items to museums, such as the Smithsonian or the Library of Congress.

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  13. 1 Woman Dead, Man Hospitalized in Tuesday Afternoon CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A 79-year-old Cottage Hills woman is dead and her passenger in serious condition at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield after a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon on I-55 South just south of mile marker 92. Illinois State Police report the woman was southbound when her car swerved from the right lane into the path of a semi tractor trailer truck. When the two vehicles collided, it caused the woman's car to spin and roll into the median.

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  14. 3 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Crash in Morgan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Three are dead and one is hospitalized tonight after a fatal accident on Illinois 104 near Franklin this afternoon. Illinois State Police report 19-year-old Tiffany Pepper of Franklin was eastbound near the Reese Curve when another vehicle crossed the center and struck her.

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  15. Man Killed in Monday Night Motorcycle Crash IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The name of a man killed Monday night in a motorcycle crash along I-72 near mile marker 112 has been relased. Sangamon County Coronor Cinda Edwards said in a press release the victim is 66-year-old Kenneth Simpson of Gretna, Nebraska.

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  16. Springfield Man Indicted on 19 CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Springfield Police report they arrested McClain April 19th when they found him in a hotel with a juvenile female. He attempted to escape and had an outstanding warrant for obstructing justice.

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  17. Border to borderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    After you pass a State Police car this holiday weekend, don't put the hammer back down. There very well may be another trooper around the bend.

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  18. Sex assault, home invasion among recent arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Springfield police hope they've solved a recent home invasion with a pair of arrests. Christopher Nelson, 25, and Amanda Daily,18, of Springfield are accused of forcing their way into a home in the 2500 block of South Fourth Street earlier this month, beating the woman who lives there and stealing several items.

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  19. More about school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The money has just started to flow to local schools under a new formula, and there is still plenty of talk in Springfield about how the state pays for elementary and secondary education. From Centralia, superintendent Chuck Lane says the change in the formula is the first step in a long road back.

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  20. Crime Stoppers Crime of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Springfield police are asking for the public's help in capturing a suspect involved in the theft and use of stolen and forged check throughout Springfield in the past weeks totaling over a thousand dollars. The victim reports the theft occurred April 7th in the 1100 block of North 8th street around 3pm.

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