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    Second Marion County drug sweep nets 19 arrests

    by  • January 16, 2015 • Breaking News

    The drug sweep continued Friday in Marion County, with multiple agencies spreading across the county to arrest nearly 20 individuals on methamphetamine related charges. Additional arrests are anticipated, but 19 individuals were arrested Friday, with 15 of those charged with the delivery of meth precursors. Those arrested include 27-year-old Andrew Barringer, 33-year-old Michael Hallam,...

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    Madigan and Cullerton retain leadership positions after lawmakers sworn in for 99th GA

    by  • January 14, 2015 • Breaking News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — House Speaker Michael Madigan is stressing the importance of bipartisanship as Illinois enters its firstĀ  divided government in more than a decade. Madigan was again selected House speaker by the 99th General Assembly in a vote along party lines Wednesday. The Chicago Democrat is the country’s longest serving House speaker. He’s...

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