• Your Chance to Win!

    by  • March 4, 2013

    We have 8 Tickets to give away to War Horse at the Fox Theater for Saturday March the 16th at 2PM. All you have to do is send your name and   contact information to wilyproduction@gmail.com and they can be yours! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, And tell your friends...

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    Gym housing of inmates creates additional safety concerns

    by  • March 2, 2013

    As hundreds of additional inmates are moved into the gymnasiums of six Department of Corrections facilities across Illinois, sacrifices must be made to accommodate the extra population. According to IDOC Spokeswoman Stacey Solano, as Graham Correctional Center prepares for dorm housing in its gymnasium, weight equipment from the gym has been moved into a...

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    Final Salem gun store robber sentenced

    by  • March 2, 2013

    A Chicago man, one of four who committed burglaries of firearms dealerships in three states and arrested after the burglary of Hunting Stuff in Salem..is the last to be sentenced to federal prison for the crimes. Denis M. Joiner, 20, received nine years behind bars on a guilty plea. Joiner and three other Chicago...

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    Obama signs order to begin spending cuts

    by  • March 1, 2013

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts, officially enacting across-the-board reductions that he opposed but failed to avert. Obama acted Friday, the deadline for the president and Congress to avoid the steep, one-year cuts. Obama has insisted on replacing the...

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    Details emerging on AFSCME contract

    by  • March 1, 2013

    Some details are emerging regarding the tentative agreement between the state and its largest workers union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. According to the Chicago Tribune, state retirees would no longer get free health care coverage. About 90-percent of retired state employees, university workers, judges and lawmakers now pay nothing...

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