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Peoria Journal Star
Man who jumped off McClugage Bridge allegedly stabbed his wifeoff the McClugage Bridge on Monday, minutes after allegedly stabbing his estran
Man who jumped off McClugage Bridge allegedly stabbed his wife
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 hours ago
off the McClugage Bridge on Monday, minutes after allegedly stabbing his estranged wife in the neck. Woodford County State's Attorney Greg Minger said Monday night his office obtained a $1 million arrest warrant for Bret M. Davis, 41, on a... Read more
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J Weekly
Brown signs anti-BDS bill into California lawfrom contracting with businesses that engage in discriminatory conduct due to a
Brown signs anti-BDS bill into California law
J Weekly / Posted 23 hours ago
from contracting with businesses that engage in discriminatory conduct due to a boycott of Israel or any other sovereign state. California has now joined states such as New York and Illinois in taking a stand against the anti-Israel boycott,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State still hasn't stepped up, so feds step in at Lincoln law officeand the $166,000 grant will fund facade work, window repairs and new doors, amo
State still hasn't stepped up, so feds step in at Lincoln law office
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
and the $166,000 grant will fund facade work, window repairs and new doors, among other improvements, according to the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. The Lincoln Herndon Law Offices closed after Labor Day 2014 for what was expected to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Clean air advocates blast Bartonville coal-fired power plantlater in 2013 by IPRG, which is a subsidiary of Dynegy, an energy company based
Clean air advocates blast Bartonville coal-fired power plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
later in 2013 by IPRG, which is a subsidiary of Dynegy, an energy company based in Houston. The ruling came at a time when state lawmakers will soon have the opportunity to consider several pieces of energy-related legislation, including a Clean... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'I've watched too many people struggle to breathe'in 2013 by IPRG, which is a subsidiary of Dynegy, an energy company based in Ho
'I've watched too many people struggle to breathe'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
in 2013 by IPRG, which is a subsidiary of Dynegy, an energy company based in Houston. The ruling came at a time when the state lawmakers will soon have the opportunity to consider several pieces of energy-related legislation, including a Clean... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Taylor Park once a main Freeport hubFreeport hub The park has a lively history behind it. The history of Freeport’
Taylor Park once a main Freeport hub
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Freeport hub The park has a lively history behind it. The history of Freeport’s park system, “Public Parks of Freeport Illinois, The First Hundred years,” published in 1949 by Robert F. Koenig, a former leader in Freeport park development,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Thugs didn't expect target to be ex-NFL linebackerwas because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a ma
Thugs didn't expect target to be ex-NFL linebacker
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
was because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a man of many hats. Not only has he served as an Illinois state senator since 2013, he is the owner of two Beggars Pizza franchises. One of which, in Harvey, Ill., received a... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Federal grant to pay for repairs at Abraham Lincoln’s officeIL (AP) – Federal money will pay for restoration work at Abraham Lincoln’s law
Federal grant to pay for repairs at Abraham Lincoln’s office
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
IL (AP) – Federal money will pay for restoration work at Abraham Lincoln’s law office in Springfield. Illinois Historic Preservation Agency officials tell The (Springfield) State Journal-Register that the site’s exterior has... Read more
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The Hill
Senate rivals gear up for debatesto two debates: Oct. 3 with the Chicago Tribune editorial board and another one
Senate rivals gear up for debates
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
to two debates: Oct. 3 with the Chicago Tribune editorial board and another one in late October hosted by University of Illinois, Springfield/State Journal-Register/WICS-20/WMAY Duckworth has also agreed to a debate on Oct. 26 hosted by City... Read more
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Daily Herald
Federal grant to pay for repairs at Abraham Lincoln's officeSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Federal money will pay for restoration work at Abraham Lin
Federal grant to pay for repairs at Abraham Lincoln's office
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Federal money will pay for restoration work at Abraham Lincoln's law office in Springfield. Illinois Historic Preservation Agency officials tell The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2dmAZhz ) that the site's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Civic Center takes over sales effort in new arrangement with Convention & Visitors Bureausell Civic Center convention space," he said. In his four years as head of the
Peoria Civic Center takes over sales effort in new arrangement with Convention & Visitors Bureau
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
sell Civic Center convention space," he said. In his four years as head of the bureau, Welch identified youth sports and Illinois associations as the top categories when it comes to finding what plays in the Peoria area. Both Welch and Clayton... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
NFL linebacker delivers pizza, fights off muggers and helps nab murder suspectswas because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a ma
NFL linebacker delivers pizza, fights off muggers and helps nab murder suspects
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
was because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a man of many hats. Not only has he served as an Illinois state senator since 2013, he is the owner of two Beggars Pizza franchises. One of which, in the Chicago suburb of... Read more
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Island Packet
NFL linebacker delivers pizza, fights off muggers and helps nab murder suspectswas because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a ma
NFL linebacker delivers pizza, fights off muggers and helps nab murder suspects
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
was because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a man of many hats. Not only has he served as an Illinois state senator since 2013, he is the owner of two Beggars Pizza franchises. One of which, in the Chicago suburb of... Read more
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Dundas Star News
They wanted to rob the pizza guy. They didn’t expect a 250 lbs ex-NFLer to deliver itwas because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a ma
They wanted to rob the pizza guy. They didn’t expect a 250 lbs ex-NFLer to deliver it
Dundas Star News / Posted 4 days ago
was because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a man of many hats. Not only has he served as an Illinois state senator since 2013, he is the owner of two Beggars Pizza franchises. One of which, in Harvey, Ill., received a... Read more
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The Record
They wanted to rob the pizza guy. They didn’t expect a 250 lbs ex-NFLer to deliver itwas because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a ma
They wanted to rob the pizza guy. They didn’t expect a 250 lbs ex-NFLer to deliver it
The Record / Posted 4 days ago
was because Napoleon Harris III, arrived with the pizza in hand. Harris is a man of many hats. Not only has he served as an Illinois state senator since 2013, he is the owner of two Beggars Pizza franchises. One of which, in Harvey, Ill., received a... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rulesThe State Journal-Register obtained the agreement between the state's Capital D
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The State Journal-Register obtained the agreement between the state's Capital Development Board and the nonprofit Illinois Executive Mansion Association via an open records request. The mansion association is leading efforts to raise private money... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rulesThe State Journal-Register obtained the agreement between the state's Capital D
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The State Journal-Register obtained the agreement between the state's Capital Development Board and the nonprofit Illinois Executive Mansion Association via an open records request. The mansion association is leading efforts to raise private money... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Local educators give state officials an earful on new education law PEORIA — Given a chance to weigh in on Illinois’ plans for implementing the n
Local educators give state officials an earful on new education law
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
PEORIA — Given a chance to weigh in on Illinois’ plans for implementing the new federal education law, area educators gave state officials an earful, much of it related to testing,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Local educators give state officials an earful on new education law PEORIA — Given a chance to weigh in on Illinois’ plans for implementing the n
Local educators give state officials an earful on new education law
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
PEORIA — Given a chance to weigh in on Illinois’ plans for implementing the new federal education law, area educators gave state officials an earful, much of it related to testing,... Read more
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CNET
The mystery of the Tully Monster, solved at lastcreature dates back to the Carboniferous Period in the late Paleozoic Era, rest
The mystery of the Tully Monster, solved at last
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
creature dates back to the Carboniferous Period in the late Paleozoic Era, restricted to the Mazon Creek fossil beds in Illinois some 307 million years ago. Although it's not quite as old as the 508 million-year-old pre-Cambrian Burgess Shale... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Napoleon Harris fights off robbers, helps catch murder suspectsFormer NFL linebacker Napoleon Harris has done well for himself in retirement,
Napoleon Harris fights off robbers, helps catch murder suspects
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 4 days ago
Former NFL linebacker Napoleon Harris has done well for himself in retirement, getting elected to the Illinois State Senate and owning a couple of pizza places in the Chicago area. And now Harris can add Superhero Crime Fighter to his résumé. When... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rulesSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An agreement shows that a privately funded renovation of t
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An agreement shows that a privately funded renovation of the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield will follow wage and bidding rules required of traditional taxpayer-funded construction projects. The (Springfield) State... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rulesCapitol building in Springfield, Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ An agreeme
Illinois Executive Mansion work to follow funding rules
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ An agreement shows that a privately funded renovation of the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield will follow wage and bidding rules required of traditional taxpayer-funded... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 4great games and memorable moments, but how many teams does it feel like we have
Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 4
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
great games and memorable moments, but how many teams does it feel like we have a read on? Alabama, Louisville and Ohio State are good. Virginia and Kentucky are bad. We can say those things with confidence. Beyond them, it still feels like... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Address of CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo to the American Enterprise Institutean emerging world of automated, non-human decision-making, CFTC market supervis
Address of CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo to the American Enterprise Institute
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 5 days ago
an emerging world of automated, non-human decision-making, CFTC market supervision and enforcement still turns on human states of mind underlying the traditional legal concepts of foreseeability, mens rea and failure to supervise. Proposed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wisconsin coach Paul Chyrst maintains he needs 'both' quarterbacksHornibrook replaced starter Houston in the third quarter last weekend against G
Wisconsin coach Paul Chyrst maintains he needs 'both' quarterbacks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Hornibrook replaced starter Houston in the third quarter last weekend against Georgia State and led the Badgers to a 23-17 victory on 8 of 12 passing for 122 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Houston was 10 of 18 passing for just 91 yards... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ferguson: Records don't tell the whole story in high school footballwhole story in high school football PEORIA — There is a general sense of parit
Ferguson: Records don't tell the whole story in high school football
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
whole story in high school football PEORIA — There is a general sense of parity around the high school football world in Illinois this week. Six of the top 10 teams in last week’s Class 5A rankings lost, including No. 6 Notre Dame and No. 9... Read more
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Namibia Economist
How a few thousand votes in New Hampshire could change Americamost closely watched in America. It is the most high-profile political contest
How a few thousand votes in New Hampshire could change America
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
most closely watched in America. It is the most high-profile political contest between two women—a sitting senator and a state governor—in the country’s history. It is the most expensive race to have been run in New Hampshire, with an estimated... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 9:40 a.m. CDTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Tran
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 9:40 a.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Transportation Department position that he says was central to a patronage hiring scandal stretching back more than a decade. Rauner's office said early Monday that abolishing... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Tran
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Transportation Department position that he says was central to a patronage hiring scandal stretching back more than a decade. Rauner's office said early Monday that abolishing... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CDTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register cites officials as blaming flooding in the area, the heat... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register cites officials as blaming flooding in the area, the heat... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register cites officials as blaming flooding in the area, the heat... Read more
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Deseret News
Want to handle marital stress better? Invite God insaying “religion protects marriages” is pretty vague, says Annette Mahoney, a p
Want to handle marital stress better? Invite God in
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
saying “religion protects marriages” is pretty vague, says Annette Mahoney, a professor of psychology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and a leader in the field of religious psychology and family life. “It’s like saying does... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather citedSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather cited
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2cu5Pka) cites officials as blaming... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register cites officials as blaming flooding in the area, the heat... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Sens. Jason Barickman and Chuck Weaver get key legislative appointmentsis taking on a leadership role, while a freshman lawmaker has scored appointmen
Sens. Jason Barickman and Chuck Weaver get key legislative appointments
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
is taking on a leadership role, while a freshman lawmaker has scored appointment to a quiet but powerful committee. State Sen. Jason Barickman was named Republican caucus whip in his chamber Friday, the first post on the leadership... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather citedSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather cited
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2cu5Pka) cites officials as blaming... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather citedSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fa
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather cited
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2cu5Pka) cites officials as blaming... Read more
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Daily Herald
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather citedSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair f
2016 Illinois State Fair attendance down; weather cited
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Officials say attendance at the 2016 Illinois State Fair fell by around 13 percent compared to attendance numbers last year. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2cu5Pka) cites officials as blaming flooding in... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
New York Times Owes CalPERS a Retraction for Hatchet Job on Pension Fund Terminationand bad-faith responses to FOIAs, which creates ill will among reporters. But n
New York Times Owes CalPERS a Retraction for Hatchet Job on Pension Fund Termination
Naked Capitalism / Posted 8 days ago
and bad-faith responses to FOIAs, which creates ill will among reporters. But none of that justifies a basic fail of journalism, which in this case results from an obviously biased account. Let’s go through the misrepresentations in the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia Brownfields Conference champions honoredCommunities across the state were recognized for their efforts to repurpose old
West Virginia Brownfields Conference champions honored
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Communities across the state were recognized for their efforts to repurpose old industrial properties at the 11th annual West Virginia Brownfields Conference, hosted by the West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center in Charleston recently. Patrick... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Shaping a neighborhood's destiny from the shadowssaid at a City Council hearing last year. There is also evidence that BIDs hur
Shaping a neighborhood's destiny from the shadows
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
said at a City Council hearing last year. There is also evidence that BIDs hurt some retailers. A study published in the Journal of Planning Education and Research in 2014 showed that sales and employment at shops within New York City BIDs fared... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Limestone game against Morton postponed by storm, to be played noon Saturdayto prevent a kickoff. The inductees included the 1978-79 girls basketball team
Limestone game against Morton postponed by storm, to be played noon Saturday
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
to prevent a kickoff. The inductees included the 1978-79 girls basketball team, which went 26-4 and gained the IHSA State Tournament, where they lost in the quarterfinals. Team members on honored Friday included head coach John Gross,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Appalachian State gets its turn in the spotlightWhen you were starving for college football in the offseason, this was not the
Appalachian State gets its turn in the spotlight
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
When you were starving for college football in the offseason, this was not the Saturday you marked on your calendar. In-state in the ACC, North Carolina is playing the first of two games against a “Championship Subdivision” opponent (James Madison),... Read more
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Daily Journal
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee bantaking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee ban
Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
taking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the status of Syrian refugees than the U.S. State Department does?" On Wednesday, a panel of three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit lashed... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee bantaking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee ban
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
taking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the status of Syrian refugees than the U.S. State Department does?" On Wednesday, a panel of three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit lashed... Read more
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Daily Record
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee bantaking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee ban
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
taking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the status of Syrian refugees than the U.S. State Department does?" On Wednesday, a panel of three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit lashed... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee bantaking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the
Judge sharply questions defense of Indiana's Syrian refugee ban
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
taking a tone of dry incredulity. "The governor of Indiana knows more about the status of Syrian refugees than the U.S. State Department does?" On Wednesday, a panel of three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit lashed... Read more
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