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Jul 30, 2014

First Meeting of Springfield Advisory Board

Springfield is stepping up to the table to demand a better government.
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Jul 29, 2014

Another Adult Venue Near Nuns?

In latest controversy for Stone Park, another adult-themed club is proposed near Catholic convent.
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Jul 28, 2014

New Watchdog, New Conflicts

Downstate attorney is appointed new inspector general for the Illinois Legislature, but he and his firm have ties to top lawmakers, raising questions...