Springfield Newswire (Page 9)

Springfield Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Springfield, IL. (Page 9)

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  1. Durkin blames Dems for ongoing stalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois Democrats like to say the state has had budgets for 198 years - until Bruce Rauner became governor. But state House Republican leaders stood up to say, hold the phone.

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  2. You should walk 15,000 steps a day according to a new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    If you feel proud when you hit 10,000 steps per day, calm down. A new study reveals to beat cardiovascular disease you'll want to walk 15,000 steps a day.

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  3. Rauner: Madigana s holding up construction jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Gov. Bruce Rauner really got wound up Monday, talking about his favorite foil, the Speaker of the Illinois House, Mike Madigan . Discussing the idea of adding privatized toll lanes to Interstate 55 near Chicago, the governor said there's no telling what Illinois could accomplish if it were not for Madigan standing in the way of his ideas House Speaker Mike Madigan holding up his ideas - like a private foundation to fix up the Illinois State Fair Grounds.

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  4. District 186, Boys & Girls Club concerned about proposed after school cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Bill Legge, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Illinois, speaks at his Springfield agency location during a news conference Friday hosted by Sen. Dick Durbin. One of two after-school programs the Springfield Public School District runs could be affected by President Donald Trump's proposal to cut funding for such programs.

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  5. Missing jet skier identified; search continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Springfield Police have released the name of a person who turned up missing after going out on a late-night jet ski excursion Saturday night into Sunday morning. Ayers was reported missing later Sunday, as he and another man went out on Lake Springfield around 1:20 am Sunday .

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  6. Missing jet skierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    An overnight jet ski excursion may have turned tragic. Search and rescue crews intend to resume today looking for the person whose jet ski was found Sunday afternoon, after the rider disappeared during an early morning ride.

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  7. Easter EggstravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Hip and Hop your way to our FREE Easter Eggstravaganza on April 8, 2017 at Knight's Action Park ! ***Each hunt will have 2 areas, one for kids ages 4-6 and another for 3 and under.

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  8. Vacant Illinois agency jobs could move to Sangamon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois agencies under Gov. Bruce Rauner have been told to decide whether vacant positions can be moved to Sangamon County as part of the process to fill the jobs. The Department of Central Management Services issued a memo Wednesday outlining the procedures needed for agencies to transfer vacant or currently occupied jobs to the state capital in Springfield.

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  9. Saturday concert helps homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A unique concert going on Saturday night at the Prairie Capital Convention Center is one that organizers hope will shed light on a continuing problem in Springfield and elsewhere. The concert featuring the tribute group "Mini Kiss" and two other local bands will benefit a group called " Operation Fight Veterans Homelessness.

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  10. Two arrested for armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Two Springfield residents are jailed for allegedly robbing a woman who had gone to the parking lot of a Wal-Mart as part of a drug transaction. Springfield Police say 20-year-old Traylee Price and 25-year-old Alysha McCrary face Armed Robbery and weapons charges.

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  11. Cardinals vs. Cubs, ALPLM-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    One of the exhibits that is a part of "Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry" at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Vince Coleman's shoes.

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  12. This a Wheel of Fortunea contestant is apparently not a theater fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A Springfield teenager will be back in court a week from Thursday, now that he is being tried as an adult for allegedly stabbing and killing his cousin Monday afternoon. Many of the 124 nurses at Illinois prisons being laid off in June as Governor Bruce Rauner wants to go to a fully privatized health care system say they're not going out without a fight.

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  13. Teen charged as adult in stabbing death makes court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    A Springfield teenager will be back in court a week from Thursday, now that he is being tried as an adult for allegedly stabbing and killing his cousin Monday afternoon. Our news partners at WAND-TV report 17-year-old Andre Burton was in court Wednesday for a first appearance on three counts of First-Degree Murder.

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  14. Governor candidate Biss campaigns in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    "If Mike Madigan had his way, I never would have joined the Legislature," says Biss . "He was against me when I ran in 2010.

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  15. Catholicsa sacred relics part of Springfield discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Spiritual relics that Roman Catholics consider sacred will be part of an exposition Thursday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Springfield. The Rev.

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  16. Schools benefit from computer recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Long before Bruce Rauner, who is 61, became governor, he was part of a start-up investment firm which had six people - and, for two years, an Apple computer. In 1981, that was his first taste of computing.

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  17. City Council hears from Y Block consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The city's new consultant on what to do with the former YWCA block downtown says the plaza he helps run for Rapid City, South Dakota has turned out better than that city ever imagined. Dan Senftner is the President and CEO of "Destination Rapid City" and says who knew a thing like having an ice skating rink in the winter, and a splash pad in the summer, among other things, would be so well-received? "220,000 visitors is what we are looking at, just for the signature events [at the facility]," Senftner tells the City Council.

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  18. Police release body cam video in officer's alleged assault of suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    An internal investigation is still going on, but that has not stopped Springfield Police from releasing body camera video from the February 28th assault that led to Officer Samuel Rosario being put on unpaid leave and being charged with battery and official misconduct. Springfield police released the body cam video from Rosario and a back-up officer who ended up reporting the assault to police, after the State Journal-Register claims it was first shown to community leaders.

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  19. Mendoza accuses Rauner administration of new misspendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza gave what she called an "exclusive" to a crowd at the City Club of Chicago Monday - something she's accusing the Rauner administration and the previous comptroller - now-Deputy Governor Leslie Munger - of doing. "Over the past two years, the Governor has paid out $112 million from that fund - not for doctors or medical services, but for consulting and management fees in contracts for computer software," says Munger.

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  20. Biss announces run for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    State Senator Daniel Biss from Evanston took to one of incumbent Bruce Rauner's new favorite forms of communication, Facebook Live, to make the announcement Monday, at the same time the Illinois Republican Party took to social media to call Biss, "a true Madigan loyalist," referring to the House Speaker. "I've been clear for a long time that Madigan's been there too long," says Biss.

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