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Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:08 am

Liberty Principles PAC spend, $1.3 million to slam incumbent Republican

 It isn’t often that an incumbent state legislator faces a primary challenger backed by a governor from his own party, but this isn’t a typical election year.Republican state Sen. Sam McCann...
Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:07 am

African-American History Museum opens new location

 In a fitting spot above the water fountain at the Springfield and Central Illinois African-American History Museum is a photo of a public restroom with three doors. One is marked “LADIES,” a...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 12:11 am

State board holds hearing

Illinois auditor general Frank Mautino has retained J. William Roberts, former Sangamon County state’s attorney and former U.S. attorney for central Illinois, to assist him in responding to questions about his campaign finance disclosures.
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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:10 am

Cameras come to court

The Illinois Supreme Court this week ruled that cameras will be allowed in courtrooms throughout the state.The state’s highest court began allowing cameras and audio recording devices in courts four...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:09 am

Complaint prompts review of auditor general

The Illinois State Board of Elections is reviewing campaign finance reports filed by auditor general Frank Mautino while he was in the General Assembly.The board probe was sparked by a complaint filed...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:08 am

Program offers legal help for health issues

 Doctors at SIU School of Medicine have a new tool for improving the health of low-income patients around Springfield: the ability to “prescribe” a lawyer.SIU School of Medicine and Land of L...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 10:01 am

Manar’s bill might help CWLP get paid

The State of Illinois owes City Water, Light & Power, Springfield’s municipal utility, $12 million in back pay from the state for electricity and water....
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:10 am

Project proceeding despite TIF denial

 Starting this fall, the University of Illinois Springfield will offer housing for graduate students who want to live downtown.A partnership between UIS, Town and Country Bank and Bluffstone, LLC...

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