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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, July 26, 2016 updateNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
CJ Extra calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, July 26, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Our Towns calendars: 7-25for use. No cost. Contact: Lynn Israel, 419-885-1162 or lisrael@accesstoledo.co
Our Towns calendars: 7-25
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
for use. No cost. Contact: Lynn Israel, 419-885-1162 or lisrael@accesstoledo.com. ● Jim Schall Memorial Blood Drive at Springfield High School’s Field House Lobby, 1470 S. McCord Rd., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Pre-registration at redcrossblood.org... Read more
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Philly.com
Weddings: Stephanie Miller and Matthew WallinHello there Matt and Steph lived in the periphery of each other's lives for ye
Weddings: Stephanie Miller and Matthew Wallin
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Hello there Matt and Steph lived in the periphery of each other's lives for years. They had known each other well enough to say hello since grade school, as both their families attended Aldan Union Church. At Springfield High School in Delaware... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'whirlwind romance would bring rich rewards. Jeanne Pratt at Rockpool Photo: Vi
Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
whirlwind romance would bring rich rewards. Jeanne Pratt at Rockpool Photo: Vince Caligiuri Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I depart, I intend to have nothing," she says. "I've already given... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Billionaire philanthropist Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I
Billionaire philanthropist Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I depart, I intend to have nothing," she says. "I've already given most of it away." She has never been acquisitive and simply counts herself lucky she's been able to spend... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Pod Rods: a smoking electric with speed!; some classic cars on auction; and the local car event calendarbeyond: -- Thousands saw Hans-Joachim Stuck at this past March’s Amelia Island
Pod Rods: a smoking electric with speed!; some classic cars on auction; and the local car event calendar
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
beyond: -- Thousands saw Hans-Joachim Stuck at this past March’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, along with a display of some of his most famous racing machinery. But last weekend, Stuck did something very special at England’s famed Shelsley... Read more
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The Age
Billionaire philanthropist Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I
Billionaire philanthropist Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I depart, I intend to have nothing," she says. "I've already given most of it away." She has never been acquisitive and simply counts herself lucky she's been able to spend... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Billionaire philanthropist Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I
Billionaire philanthropist Jeanne Pratt: 'I'm an ordinary person who has had an extraordinary life'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Jeanne Pratt, one of Australia's richest women, wants to die a pauper. "When I depart, I intend to have nothing," she says. "I've already given most of it away." She has never been acquisitive and simply counts herself lucky she's been able to spend... Read more
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BikeRadar
When doping in sports was expected and celebratedThe morning of August 30, 1904, dawned hot and humid in St. Louis, Missouri. Th
When doping in sports was expected and celebrated
BikeRadar / Posted 4 days ago
The morning of August 30, 1904, dawned hot and humid in St. Louis, Missouri. The United States was hosting its first Olympic Games, and it was as if an oppressive blanket had been lowered over the Missis­sippi River town for a signature event, the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield district plans professional developmentBy Maria Lindsay At the July 19 meeting, the Springfield Local Schools Board o
Springfield district plans professional development
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
By Maria Lindsay At the July 19 meeting, the Springfield Local Schools Board of Education agreed to continue using an early release program to provide time for professional development of staff. Curriculum Director Mary Meadows said the program was... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield Schools officials say it's renewal or cuts for district Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:27 AM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:27 AM A 30-year-o
Springfield Schools officials say it's renewal or cuts for district
The Suburbanite / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:27 AM Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 5:27 AM A 30-year-old renewal school levy named Issue 6 will be on the ballot Aug. 2 for Springfield Local School District... Read more
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Salon.com
Who is funding group challenging redistricting?CHICAGO (AP) — A group waging an aggressive legal battle to keep a redistrictin
Who is funding group challenging redistricting?
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — A group waging an aggressive legal battle to keep a redistricting question off November’s Illinois ballot hasn’t reported a single donation or expense since it became a political committee last summer, adding to the mystery of who is... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Agatha “Aggie” HoffmannSPRINGFIELD - Agatha "Aggie" Hoffmann age 91, of Springfield, MN died on July 1
Agatha “Aggie” Hoffmann
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD - Agatha "Aggie" Hoffmann age 91, of Springfield, MN died on July 14, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield, MN. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Commissioners consider CD 60 repairCounty Ditch 60 contained about 40,300 feet of open ditch and 61,000 feet of co
Commissioners consider CD 60 repair
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 8 days ago
County Ditch 60 contained about 40,300 feet of open ditch and 61,000 feet of county tile with a drainage area of about 4,954 acres. The open ditch portion was cleaned out in 2014. Ditch benefits were last determined in 1961 at $161,787. The system... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterSheriff’s Office seeking males who damaged Coventry school, buse
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 8 days ago
By Staff WriterSheriff’s Office seeking males who damaged Coventry school, buses COVENTRY — The Summit County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two white males responsible for $2,000 in damage to Coventry Middle School and several of the district’s... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Beer festival in Champaign todayBeer Fest starting at 3 p.m. today in the parking lot between Cowboy Monkey and
Beer festival in Champaign today
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Beer Fest starting at 3 p.m. today in the parking lot between Cowboy Monkey and the PNC bank. The festival will showcase local and regional breweries: Triptych Brewing, Riggs Beer Co., Destihl Brew Works, BrickStone Brewery, JT Walker's Brewery,... Read more
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The Current
UMSL Student Elected to Pine Lawn Board of Alderman – The CurrentBy Leah Jones, Features University of Missouri-St. Louis student, Elwyn Walls,
UMSL Student Elected to Pine Lawn Board of Alderman – The Current
The Current / Posted 13 days ago
By Leah Jones, Features University of Missouri-St. Louis student, Elwyn Walls, senior, public policy and administration, is no stranger to adversity; however, persistence, dedication, and a passion for social justice run in his family. Walls’... Read more
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The Current
UMSL Student Elected to Pine Lawn Board of Alderman – The CurrentBy Leah Jones, Features University of Missouri-St. Louis student, Elwyn Walls,
UMSL Student Elected to Pine Lawn Board of Alderman – The Current
The Current / Posted 13 days ago
By Leah Jones, Features University of Missouri-St. Louis student, Elwyn Walls, senior, public policy and administration, is no stranger to adversity; however, persistence, dedication, and a passion for social justice run in his family. Walls’... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Auditor general in legal quandaryThe State Board of Elections on Monday voted to require that Auditor General Fr
Auditor general in legal quandary
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The State Board of Elections on Monday voted to require that Auditor General Frank Mautino respond within 14 days to its request for amended campaign disclosure reports from when the Spring Valley Democrat was a state representative. The board's... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Are colleges doing enough to investigate sexual assaults?men will be sexually assaulted before they graduate from college. A U.S. Senat
Are colleges doing enough to investigate sexual assaults?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
men will be sexually assaulted before they graduate from college. A U.S. Senate subcommittee reported in 2014 that 40% of colleges and universities reported not investigating a single sexual assault in the previous five years. The Jeanne Clery... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Green Board of Education hires assistant principal at Green Primary Posted Jul. 10, 2016 at 11:36 AM Posted Jul. 10, 2016 at 11:36 AM The Green
Green Board of Education hires assistant principal at Green Primary
The Suburbanite / Posted 16 days ago
Posted Jul. 10, 2016 at 11:36 AM Posted Jul. 10, 2016 at 11:36 AM The Green Board of Education approved the hiring of Kelli Fultz as assistant principal at Green Primary School... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Summit ESC earns grant for drug education programBy Staff Writer GREATER AKRON — Summit Educational Service Center (ESC) recent
Summit ESC earns grant for drug education program
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 18 days ago
By Staff Writer GREATER AKRON — Summit Educational Service Center (ESC) recently earned a $130,000 grant through the Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADM) Board for a new drug education program in area schools. ESC... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, July 5, 2016 updateNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, July 5, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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Queensland Times
Neumann triumph a lesson in grass roots politicsSHAYNE Neumann was celebrating on Saturday night and Teresa Harding was commise
Neumann triumph a lesson in grass roots politics
Queensland Times / Posted 21 days ago
SHAYNE Neumann was celebrating on Saturday night and Teresa Harding was commiserating and there were a raft of reasons why. Why did Mr Neumann win Blair for the fourth time for the ALP? This article will analyse the factors at play. Ms Harding ran... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire companies to share nearly $200,000 in state Workforce Training Fund grantshelp their employees stay competitive in their respective marketplaces. This q
Berkshire companies to share nearly $200,000 in state Workforce Training Fund grants
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
help their employees stay competitive in their respective marketplaces. This quartet, T&M Auto Sales and TOG Manufacturing of North Adams, and Interprint and Modern Mold and Tool of Pittsfield, have received a combined total of $197,475 from the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Gifted programs changing in some Clark, Champaign County schoolsState educators are considering changing programs for thousands of Ohio gifted
Gifted programs changing in some Clark, Champaign County schools
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 25 days ago
State educators are considering changing programs for thousands of Ohio gifted students and the effects will be seen in some Clark and Champaign county classrooms this school year. But some gifted-student advocates argue schools may use the new... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Five things to watch after the great Illinois budget dealwe're going to get the rest, that being spending for the second half a year and
Five things to watch after the great Illinois budget deal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
we're going to get the rest, that being spending for the second half a year and a tax package to pay for it all instead of continuing to put it on the plastic. Here's a few things to watch on that and related matters. * How nasty will the tone... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
New for-profit school gets another green light in SpringfieldBy Ariel Hakim The Springfield Board of Trustees gave the go-ahead June 23 on
New for-profit school gets another green light in Springfield
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 25 days ago
By Ariel Hakim The Springfield Board of Trustees gave the go-ahead June 23 on a change to the township’s zoning code that will allow schools to be established in some commercial zoning districts. While the change applies to any school wishing to... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterMETRO offering free bus rides on Fridays in July, August GREATE
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 25 days ago
By Staff WriterMETRO offering free bus rides on Fridays in July, August GREATER AKRON — METRO Regional Transit Authority bus rides will be free on Fridays in July and August. The free fares are for line-service routes only. Free fares don’t apply... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield district prepared if August levy failsBy Pam Lifke If renewal of Springfield Local School District’s five-year emerg
Springfield district prepared if August levy fails
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 25 days ago
By Pam Lifke If renewal of Springfield Local School District’s five-year emergency levy isn’t approved in the Aug. 2 Special Election, voters may have sense of déjà vu come November. As a backup plan, the Springfield Local Schools Board of... Read more
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Salon.com
Budget deal draws handful of ‘no’ votesSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Illinois lawmakers’ attempts to approve
Budget deal draws handful of ‘no’ votes
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on Illinois lawmakers’ attempts to approve a stopgap state budget and money for schools (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The partial-year budget the Illinois General Assembly sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner drew only a... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
IL stopgap budget deal drew handful of 'no' votesSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS/AP) - Illinois leaders discussed the stopgap budget abo
IL stopgap budget deal drew handful of 'no' votes
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 26 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS/AP) - Illinois leaders discussed the stopgap budget about 15 minutes after the Senate adjourned on Thursday, June 30. Democratic leaders in the Illinois General Assembly are congratulating their colleagues for adopting a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois lawmakers approve stopgap budget dealSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve
Illinois lawmakers approve stopgap budget deal
WGEM Quincy / Posted 26 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve a stopgap state budget and money for schools (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Illinois lawmakers averted a shutdown of schools and avoided further uncertainty in government... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
WATCH: IL leaders to speak on stopgap budget after Senate adjournsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS/AP) - Illinois leaders discussed the stopgap budget abo
WATCH: IL leaders to speak on stopgap budget after Senate adjourns
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 26 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS/AP) - Illinois leaders discussed the stopgap budget about 15 minutes after the Senate adjourned on Thursday, June 30. Democratic leaders in the Illinois General Assembly are congratulating their colleagues for adopting a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois House approves 1st parts of budget dealSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve
Illinois House approves 1st parts of budget deal
WGEM Quincy / Posted 26 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' attempts to approve a stopgap state budget and money for schools (all times local): The Illinois House has sent to the Senate the final pieces of a budget deal that would increase funding... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
M-S seeks new superintendentthe Mahomet-Seymour school district. Rick Johnston, who's been on the job sinc
M-S seeks new superintendent
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
the Mahomet-Seymour school district. Rick Johnston, who's been on the job since 2012, said he plans to retire at the end of the 2016-17 school year. But there's still a lot to oversee between now and then, including plans to construct a new... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield Schools treasurer says district finished school year 'healthy again' Posted Jun. 29, 2016 at 10:31 AM Posted Jun. 29, 2016 at 10:31 AM SPRINGFIE
Springfield Schools treasurer says district finished school year 'healthy again'
The Suburbanite / Posted 27 days ago
Posted Jun. 29, 2016 at 10:31 AM Posted Jun. 29, 2016 at 10:31 AM SPRINGFIELD TWP. Springfield Local School District Treasurer Chris Adams reported that the end of... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield Township trustees approve zoning text amendment for dropout recovery school Posted Jun. 28, 2016 at 12:39 PM Posted Jun. 28, 2016 at 12:39 PM SPRINGFIE
Springfield Township trustees approve zoning text amendment for dropout recovery school
The Suburbanite / Posted 28 days ago
Posted Jun. 28, 2016 at 12:39 PM Posted Jun. 28, 2016 at 12:39 PM SPRINGFIELD TWP. After hearing from supporters and detractors of Towpath Trail High School, a... Read more
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Salon.com
How Chicago lost the George Lucas museum: A cautionary talereligion, philosophy, and technology. It even raises a controversial question:
How Chicago lost the George Lucas museum: A cautionary tale
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
religion, philosophy, and technology. It even raises a controversial question: “Who shot first, Han or Greedo?” The creator of “Star Wars,” George Lucas, deserves credit for inspiring millions of people to explore profound topics, and his epic space... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?Andy Manar, Ron Sandack, and Barbara Flynn Currie during the Illinois School Fu
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
Andy Manar, Ron Sandack, and Barbara Flynn Currie during the Illinois School Funding Formula panel at the City Club of Chicago, June 27, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) June 27, 2016 Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair? – Hon. Barbara... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday Calendareaters, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-st
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
eaters, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Trustees defer decision on schoolBy Maria Lindsay SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Board of Trustees decided to do
Trustees defer decision on school
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 1 months ago
By Maria Lindsay SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Board of Trustees decided to do more research on a request for a proposed text amendment to the township’s zoning code that would allow a charter school to establish a site in a vacant building. During... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Bement won't grant Lions Club fund requestBEMENT — The village board voted 3-1 to deny a request for a donation by the Be
Bement won't grant Lions Club fund request
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
BEMENT — The village board voted 3-1 to deny a request for a donation by the Bement Lions Club. Gene Schnierle spoke on behalf of the local non-profit and asked for a $1,000 or "any monetary help" to cover startup costs for water bills associated... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
United Way of Illinois warns of budget impasse impactan increasing toll on agencies that serve the poor, sick and disadvantaged, a l
United Way of Illinois warns of budget impasse impact
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 1 months ago
an increasing toll on agencies that serve the poor, sick and disadvantaged, a leading association that represents nonprofit groups said today. United Way of Illinois surveyed the groups it serves and found that more than half of safety net and... Read more

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