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Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Feds would pay to create health insurance exchange

If state lawmakers don’t act soon, Illinois could miss out on hundreds of jobs and $500 million in federal dollars to establish a state health insurance marketplace. As end of the spring legislative...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Former cop fights for benefits

A former top-ranking Springfield police officer seeking disability benefits has sued the city’s police pension board.Daryle “Doug” Williamson says he can’t work because he suffers from post-tr...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Circuit clerk bans sagging pants

 Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri has banned sagging pants in his office.“No sagging pants policy,” reads an electronic message on a flat-screen television above the counter where peo...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am
 It is still a year before Lincoln’s 150th anniversary funeral reenactment. But to event organizer Katie Spindell, it seems like there’s no time at all.Spindell is chair of the the 2015 Linco...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am

CWLP faces tough choice on old boilers

 Springfield City Water, Light and Power must decide whether to upgrade or decomission its three oldest boilers in light of changing pollution regulations, and the utility’s decision could affe...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am

Proposed regulation part of major shift for Illinois EPA

 Livestock producers in Illinois oppose a regulation that would require feedlots to register with the state, but a legislative panel appears poised to approve the regulation.The proposal is part...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 01:33 pm

Union defended former teacher

 A former Springfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting a boy more than a decade ago remains in limbo more than three years after criminal charges were filed and nearly five years after he...

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