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    Legislative leaders put finishing touches on pension plan

    by  • November 26, 2013 • News

    Could Illinois’ legislative leaders be close to bringing public pension reform up for a vote? Illinois’ legislative leaders are meeting this afternoon to try to put the finishing touches on a pension restructuring plan. The Illinois House is scheduled to meet next Tuesday, so Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) wants to get it...

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    Annies Broadcast Change For Tonight

    by  • November 26, 2013 • News

    PROGRAM CHANGE……. The Centralia Annies game has been moved to X95.3 WRXX Centralia tonight from Marion.  This is due to the Saluki’s losing last night and playing this afternoon at 12:30 on X95. So listen to Centralia v. Marion tonight at 7:30 on X95 with Ryan Roddy providing the play-by-play.  If you miss it,...

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    Illinois House to convene next week on pensions

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois House will convene for a special session next week on the state’s roughly $100 billion pension crisis. Both the House and Senate had tentatively set two days aside next week to meet. On Monday House Speaker Michael Madigan’s chief of staff emailed representatives, telling them to expect a one-day...

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    Illinois football staff member charged

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say University of Illinois football staff member and former player Matt Sinclair has been charged after allegedly pointing an unloaded handgun at a vehicle carrying other staff members. Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz says Sinclair was arraigned Monday on two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon....

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    Police hunt for gunman who shot Harvey officer

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News

    HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities are searching for a gunman who they say shot a Harvey police officer who was responding to a reported robbery. Officials say officer Robert Rolfe was wounded twice while responding to a robbery call yesterday evening in the southern Chicago suburb. Harvey officials say the officer will...

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