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Crain's Chicago Business
Rush hospital president to retirePeter Butler, president of Rush University Medical Center, is retiring after si
Rush hospital president to retire
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
Peter Butler, president of Rush University Medical Center, is retiring after six years at the helm of the Near West Side hospital. Michael Dandorph, Rush executive vice president and chief operating officer, will succeed Butler as president and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: CEO saves Glen Ellyn school during a road tripThe Glen Ellyn institution, the nation's only public residential school for peo
Lester: CEO saves Glen Ellyn school during a road trip
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Glen Ellyn institution, the nation's only public residential school for people who are deaf and blind, was in a big bind. It was running out of money because its state funding was locked up in the eight-month battle between Republican Gov. Bruce... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Feeling at home in ChillicotheChillicothe’s newest police officer did not have a typical first day on the job
Feeling at home in Chillicothe
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Chillicothe’s newest police officer did not have a typical first day on the job.Patrick Murphy officially began his law enforcement career on Dec. 19, the same day the Chillicothe Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 247 delivered Christmas presents to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ask Tom: If water is clear, why is snow white?Dear Tom, Why is snow white when water is clear? — Charles Cooper, Kankakee
Ask Tom: If water is clear, why is snow white?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Dear Tom, Why is snow white when water is clear? — Charles Cooper, Kankakee Dear Charles, Sunlight consists of all colors of the spectrum blended into white light. When light shines on a red shirt, the cloth absorbs all of the light except the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Illinois’ family-friendly communitiesTo identify the most family-friendly Illinois cities, WalletHub’s analysts comp
Illinois’ family-friendly communities
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
To identify the most family-friendly Illinois cities, WalletHub’s analysts compared 162 cities in the Prairie State across 21 key metrics. Its data set ranged from the percentage of families with young children to median family income to housing... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
It's Your Business: Hilton's first Home2 Suites in Illinois opensVisitors to Champaign-Urbana have a new option for overnight stays — one with m
It's Your Business: Hilton's first Home2 Suites in Illinois opens
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Visitors to Champaign-Urbana have a new option for overnight stays — one with many of the comforts of home. Home2 Suites by Hilton Champaign/Urbana opened Tuesday at 2013 S. Neil St. in Champaign's Carriage Center complex. General manager Molly... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Indiana high school regional wrestling resultsHigh school wrestlers from around Michiana took to the mats today to compete fo
Indiana high school regional wrestling results
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
High school wrestlers from around Michiana took to the mats today to compete for regional championships. Results from today's regionals are listed below: Rochester Regional 106 ResultsGuaranteed Places 1st Place - Kory Cavanaugh of Penn 2nd Place... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Car club chapter help nonprofit organizationsThe group is a chapter of the Veterans Motor Car Club of America, a national cl
Car club chapter help nonprofit organizations
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
The group is a chapter of the Veterans Motor Car Club of America, a national club dedicated to the restoration and use of antique and classic cars, and touring. Seventy-five convertibles were part of the event. The oldest car registered was a red... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Sub-sectionals add wrinkle to postseason playIn this format, teams feeding into a sectional are divided into sub-sectionals
Sub-sectionals add wrinkle to postseason play
Bureau County Republican / Posted 8 days ago
In this format, teams feeding into a sectional are divided into sub-sectionals for purposes of 1-12 seeding. Presumably, the best four teams would then win regionals and advance to the sectional, preventing the top teams from meeting early at... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
More than 150 sleeping outdoors for a nightCHAMPAIGN — Mornings always begin for Rich McElroy with picking up his sleeping
More than 150 sleeping outdoors for a night
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Mornings always begin for Rich McElroy with picking up his sleeping bag and his clothes, which are mostly everything he owns in the world, and leaving wherever he spent the night. About 80 percent of the time, that's somewhere outside,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
February 3BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomington South 61, Owen Valley 40 Carroll (Ft. Wayne) 62,
February 3
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomington South 61, Owen Valley 40 Carroll (Ft. Wayne) 62, Huntington North 44 Clinton Prairie 57, Sheridan 48 Indpls Broad Ripple 79, Indpls Irvington 42 Indpls Manual 41, Triton Central 26 Marshall, Ill. 71, W. Vigo... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
National Signing Day 2016: Local athletes sign their letters of intentFebruary 3rd is national signing day. A number of high school athletes across M
National Signing Day 2016: Local athletes sign their letters of intent
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 10 days ago
February 3rd is national signing day. A number of high school athletes across Michiana are signing their national letters of intent to play college sports. The following is a list of area athletes who have signed a national letters of intent. If you... Read more
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Business Wire
Dave Scott joins ERDMAN as Senior Vice President of OperationsMADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERDMAN announced the recent addition of Dave Sc
Dave Scott joins ERDMAN as Senior Vice President of Operations
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERDMAN announced the recent addition of Dave Scott, Senior Vice President. Scott brings over 33 years of construction, operations and leadership experience to ERDMAN. Scott has successfully delivered complex hospital,... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Power plant proposed in Grundy CountyMORRIS, Ill. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-pow
Power plant proposed in Grundy County
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 13 days ago
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy station in Grundy County in northern Illinois. Construction of the plant could begin in 2018, depending on permit approvals from state regulators. The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Power plant proposed in Grundy CountyMORRIS, Ill. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-pow
Power plant proposed in Grundy County
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy station in Grundy County in northern Illinois. Construction of the plant could begin in 2018, depending on permit approvals from state regulators. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Power plant proposed in Grundy CountyMORRIS, Ill. -- A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered
Power plant proposed in Grundy County
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
MORRIS, Ill. -- A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy station in Grundy County in northern Illinois. Construction of the plant could begin in 2018, depending on permit approvals from state regulators. The (Kankakee)... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria scores and highlightsBy The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Angola 44, Hamilton 37 Batesville 57
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria scores and highlights
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Angola 44, Hamilton 37 Batesville 57, N. Decatur 55 Bedford N. Lawrence 73, Jeffersonville 64 Beech Grove 65, Indpls Lutheran 56 Bethesda Christian 58, Colonial Christian 36 Bloomfield 67, N. Central... Read more
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Daily Herald
Naperville marijuana dispensary getting ready to openFuture customers of the first medical marijuana dispensary in Naperville say th
Naperville marijuana dispensary getting ready to open
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Future customers of the first medical marijuana dispensary in Naperville say they hope the facility lives up to its name by providing a welcome treatment alternative to traditional medications. 3C Compassionate Care Center held an open house Friday... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Exelon: Braidwood nuclear plant licenses extended 20 yearsCHICAGO (AP) - Exelon officials say the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has
Exelon: Braidwood nuclear plant licenses extended 20 years
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Exelon officials say the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved licenses for the Braidwood Generating Station southwest of Chicago for another 20 years. The plants, Unit 1 and Unit 2, have been operating since the late 1980s.... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Exelon: Braidwood nuclear plant licenses extended 20 yearsCHICAGO (AP) - Exelon officials say the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has
Exelon: Braidwood nuclear plant licenses extended 20 years
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 16 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Exelon officials say the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved licenses for the Braidwood Generating Station southwest of Chicago for another 20 years. The plants, Unit 1 and Unit 2, have been operating since the late 1980s.... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areasCHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropol
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areas
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 16 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropolitan areas during December and six of the regions reported having fewer jobs available. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areasCHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropol
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areas
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 16 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropolitan areas during December and six of the regions reported having fewer jobs available. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Read: Gov. Rauner's full State of the State addressSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State
Read: Gov. Rauner's full State of the State address
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State address to the Illinois General Assembly Wednesday. He urged lawmakers to cast aside political and ideological gridlock and use "mutual respect" to move Illinois... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Complete text of Gov. Rauner's 2016 State of the State address Journal Star Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 1:00 pmUpdated at 1:03 PM President Cul
Complete text of Gov. Rauner's 2016 State of the State address
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
Journal Star Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 1:00 pmUpdated at 1:03 PM President CullertonSpeaker MadiganLeader RadognoLeader DurkinLieutenant Governor SanguinettiAttorney General... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Read Rauner's speech hereGov. Bruce Rauner's office released the prepared text of his State of the State
Read Rauner's speech here
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office released the prepared text of his State of the State speech ahead of his address to the Illinois Legislature. The full text is below. For more of Crain's State of the State coverage: President Cullerton Speaker... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Complete text of Gov. Rauner's 2016 State of the State addressJournal Star Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 1:00 pmUpdated at 1:04 PM President Culle
Complete text of Gov. Rauner's 2016 State of the State address
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
Journal Star Posted Jan. 27, 2016 at 1:00 pmUpdated at 1:04 PM President CullertonSpeaker MadiganLeader RadognoLeader DurkinLieutenant Governor SanguinettiAttorney General MadiganSecretary WhiteComptroller MungerTreasurer Frerichs,Members of the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Text of Rauner's State of the State addressA transcript of the State of the State address, as prepared for delivery, of Il
Text of Rauner's State of the State address
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
A transcript of the State of the State address, as prepared for delivery, of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner: President Cullerton Speaker Madigan Leader Radogno Leader Durkin Lieutenant Governor Sanguinetti Attorney General Madigan Secretary... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Read Rauner's State of the State speech hereGov. Bruce Rauner's office released the prepared text of his State of the State
Read Rauner's State of the State speech here
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office released the prepared text of his State of the State speech ahead of his address to the Illinois Legislature: President Cullerton Speaker Madigan Leader Radogno Leader Durkin Lieutenant Governor Sanguinetti Attorney... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
January 26BOYS BASKETBALL Adams Central 59, Eastbrook 47 Angola 50, Heritage 42 Barr-R
January 26
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 17 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Adams Central 59, Eastbrook 47 Angola 50, Heritage 42 Barr-Reeve 55, Shoals 36 Bloomington Lighthouse 49, Southside Christian 47 Bluffton 40, Wabash 39 Brownstown 90, Austin 33 Castle 80, Ev. Mater Dei 58 Central Christian... Read more
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NBC Chicago
State's Attorney Candidate Faces Backlash Over Blackface CostumeA Republican candidate for Kankakee County State’s Attorney is on the defensive
State's Attorney Candidate Faces Backlash Over Blackface Costume
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
A Republican candidate for Kankakee County State’s Attorney is on the defensive after a photo surfaced of him in blackface dressed up as Tiger Woods for a Halloween costume. The photo of Ed Glazar has prompted calls for him to bow out of the race... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Centene shares dip, recover after news of Cook contract lossShares of health insurer Centene fell in early trading Friday before rebounding
Centene shares dip, recover after news of Cook contract loss
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Shares of health insurer Centene fell in early trading Friday before rebounding, a day after the Chicago Tribune reported that one of the firm's subsidiaries will lose a Medicaid contract with Cook County valued at up to $1.8 billion over five... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alligator rescued from Illinois basement where it lived for 26 yearsGiant six-foot alligator rescued from Illinois basement after repairman spots i
Alligator rescued from Illinois basement where it lived for 26 years
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Giant six-foot alligator rescued from Illinois basement after repairman spots it moving in cage where it had lived for 26 years Charles Price kept the reptile in a large cage in his suburban Illinois home The 200-pound alligator lived there for 26... Read more
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FOX News
Six-foot alligator removed from suburban home after 26-year stintConservation officers and an alligator specialist wrangled the 200-lb reptile,
Six-foot alligator removed from suburban home after 26-year stint
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
Conservation officers and an alligator specialist wrangled the 200-lb reptile, which was discovered by an appliance repairman. The repairman snapped pictures of the animal after noticing movement inside a container in resident Charles Price’s... Read more
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FOX News
Six-foot alligator found living in suburban home for 26 yearsConservation officers and an alligator specialist wrangled the 200-lb reptile,
Six-foot alligator found living in suburban home for 26 years
FOX News / Posted 20 days ago
Conservation officers and an alligator specialist wrangled the 200-lb reptile, which was discovered by an appliance repairman. The repairman snapped pictures of the animal after noticing movement inside a container in resident Charles Price’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lansing man kept alligator in home for 26 years, police sayPolice say a south suburban Lansing resident kept an alligator at his home for
Lansing man kept alligator in home for 26 years, police say
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Police say a south suburban Lansing resident kept an alligator at his home for 26 years without his neighbors knowing. Sgt. Bill Shannon, of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' conservation police, said Saturday that owner Charles Price... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Herb Day going out on high noteURBANA — A high baritone, Chuck Voigt always has opened University of Illinois
Herb Day going out on high note
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
URBANA — A high baritone, Chuck Voigt always has opened University of Illinois Herb Day by singing "Oh What a Beautiful Morning." At the 2016 Herb Day today at the Wyndham Garden Inn in Urbana, he will belt out even more songs. "It's become... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria highlights and scores: January 22, 2016vs. Jasper, ppd. Gibson Southern vs. Ev. Day, ppd. to Feb 19. Henryville vs.
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria highlights and scores: January 22, 2016
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 21 days ago
vs. Jasper, ppd. Gibson Southern vs. Ev. Day, ppd. to Feb 19. Henryville vs. Providence, ppd. to Feb 9. Hudson WRA, Ohio vs. Culver Academy, ccd. Madison Shawe vs. Jac-Cen-Del, ppd. to Jan 25. Madison vs. Greensburg, ppd. to Feb 9. Milan vs. S.... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
January 22BOYS BASKETBALL Angola 46, Churubusco 33 Barr-Reeve 54, Wood Memorial 31 Bed
January 22
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 21 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Angola 46, Churubusco 33 Barr-Reeve 54, Wood Memorial 31 Bedford N. Lawrence 52, Seymour 49 Bloomfield 47, Eastern (Greene) 39 Bloomington South 60, Martinsville 49 Bluffton 50, Adams Central 33 Carroll (Flora) 50, Tri-Central... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
HOOP IT UP: Jan. 22 Scores and HighlightsWSBT 22 Sports Team Pete Byrne, Carl Deffenbaugh and Adam Derengowski has the l
HOOP IT UP: Jan. 22 Scores and Highlights
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 21 days ago
WSBT 22 Sports Team Pete Byrne, Carl Deffenbaugh and Adam Derengowski has the latest scores and highlights from Friday's high school basketball games around the area. Clay at Mishawaka East Chicago Central at Adams Hamilton at Lakeland Jimtown at... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
January 19BOYS BASKETBALL Adams Central 57, Whitko 54 Alexandria 54, Blue River 52 Bee
January 19
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 24 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Adams Central 57, Whitko 54 Alexandria 54, Blue River 52 Beech Grove 80, Morristown 63 Bethesda Christian 70, Indpls Metro 50 Bloomington Lighthouse 62, Martinsville 32 Cascade 55, S. Putnam 33 Clinton Christian 77, Tippecanoe... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Extreme Cold, Dangerous Wind Chill Grips Chicago AreaAnother round of dangerously cold winter weather has swept the Chicago area, wi
Extreme Cold, Dangerous Wind Chill Grips Chicago Area
NBC Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
Another round of dangerously cold winter weather has swept the Chicago area, with subzero temperatures and harsh wind chill values plummeting as low as -25 in some areas. Monday morning will be bright, but bitter cold. Temperatures begin below zero,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria: Highlights and scoresBOYS BASKETBALL Alexandria 58, Elwood 49 Argos 61, Oregon-Davis 49 Attica 52
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria: Highlights and scores
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 28 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Alexandria 58, Elwood 49 Argos 61, Oregon-Davis 49 Attica 52, Riverton Parke 35 Bedford N. Lawrence 71, Mitchell 56 Bethesda Christian 54, Indiana Math and Science Academy 53 Bloomfield 35, Linton 30 Bloomington Lighthouse 58,... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Ecosystem partnership prepares for future activities Posted Jan. 15, 2016 at 10:27 AM MACOMB — Board members of the La Moine Rive
Ecosystem partnership prepares for future activities
McDonough County Voice / Posted 29 days ago
Posted Jan. 15, 2016 at 10:27 AM MACOMB — Board members of the La Moine River Ecosystem Partnership (LMREP) discussed local watershed issues and upcoming activities and approved officers at its... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area update: Piatt County may bring back video arraignmentMONTICELLO — Piatt County may resurrect its video arraignment system, which off
Area update: Piatt County may bring back video arraignment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
MONTICELLO — Piatt County may resurrect its video arraignment system, which officials say would increase safety for sheriff's personnel and save time for prosecutors. "What it provides for the county as a whole is we don't have to transport the... Read more

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