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Illinois Environmentalists
11:17 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Groups Want Coal Mine Rules Enforced

Coal

Groups such as the Sierra Club of Illinois feel the state has plenty of regulations for coal mining, but enforcement of rules has been lax.

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Budget Address
6:40 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Illinois Democrats to Push for Permanent Income Tax Hike

Governor Pat Quinn

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) said he will call a vote this spring on making the state's temporary income tax increase permanent.

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TSPR Local
9:04 am
Mon March 24, 2014

ISU President Out After Eight Months-Gets $480,000 Severance

New ISU President Larry Dietz

Originally published on Mon March 24, 2014 7:25 am

Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan has resigned after eight months on the job.

Flanagan is being investigated by ISU police after a former campus employee accused him of assault.  

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Mishandling Calls, Sleeping on Job
10:05 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Lee County Dispatcher Resigns Amid Conduct Concerns

LeeComm Dispatch Center

A Lee County emergency dispatcher has resigned after her superiors repeatedly disciplined her for mishandling calls for service, sleeping on the job and accessing police databases improperly, according to internal records.

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Forgery Arrest, Budget, Response, SRO
10:22 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Around the Region

A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.

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