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    Moody’s downgrades Illinois credit rating

    by  • June 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday downgraded Illinois’ general obligation credit rating by one notch — to the lowest rating in the state’s history — following a move earlier this week by Fitch Ratings.  Moody’s downgraded Illinois’ $27 billion of general obligation debt to A3 from A2, with a negative outlook after state lawmakers last...

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    Conceal carry bill lands on Quinn’s desk

    by  • June 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

     The concealed carry bill has been sent to the governor.  This occurred on Wednesday. The governor will have just over 30 days to review the legislation and decide whether to sign it into law. State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, a republican candidate for governor, says he supports three provisions found within the current bill which...

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    Juvenile arrested in Salem for car burglary

    by  • June 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    According to Salem police, a 15-year-old male was arrested early this morning for alleged vehicle burglary, after a resident on Schroeder Drive found the boy near his truck around 2 a.m. and called the police department saying had the boy detained for Salem officers. The resident, off-duty police officer Beau Frazier says he woke...

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    Second sexual harassment investigation into IDOC official

    by  • June 6, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    For the second time in his career, the Department of Corrections Deputy Director of the Southern Region is being investigated for sexual harassment, according to an official document received by Withers Broadcasting. “We have facts to look at based upon documents,” commented Sen. Kyle McCarter, R-Lebanon. “We should move forward with these facts like...

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