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The Suburbanite
Springfield BOE rasies prices for school lunches, milkCarolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent SPRINGFIELD TWP. The Springfi
The Suburbanite / Posted 12 hours ago
Carolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent SPRINGFIELD TWP. The Springfield Board of Education approved a raise in school lunch prices throughout the district for the 2017-18 school year. Prices were raised 25 cents for lunches and milk,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCPS board negotiating for construction managerJefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education approved to enter into contra
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education approved to enter into contract negotiations Monday with a regional construction firm to manage the district's two high school projects. The board unanimously approved entering negotiations with... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Special session slated if Rauner doesn’t get school billSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Bruce Rauner said he wants lawmakers to send him an ed
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Bruce Rauner said he wants lawmakers to send him an education funding bill by noon Monday or face daily special sessions until month’s end to ensure the state’s schools open on time. The Republican repeated his vow to use... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Sunday Special: As drug deaths rise, a safe haven opens35th birthday on Aug. 5. But the day she looks forward to — and celebrated — c
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
35th birthday on Aug. 5. But the day she looks forward to — and celebrated — came two days ago, the two-year anniversary of her sobriety. "I feel really blessed to be here," said the Danville woman, who struggled with drug addiction — including... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Special Session Slated if Rauner Doesn't Get School BillGov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he wants lawmakers to send him an education fundi
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he wants lawmakers to send him an education funding bill by noon Monday or face daily special sessions until month's end to ensure the state's schools open on time. The Republican repeated his vow to use what is called... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Special session slated if Rauner doesn't get school billKristina Rasmussen, left, the new chief of staff for Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Kristina Rasmussen, left, the new chief of staff for Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, watches as Rauner enters a news conference at Auburn High School Friday, July 21, 2017, in Auburn, Ill. Rauner said he wants lawmakers to send him an education funding... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Special session slated if Rauner doesn't get school billSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he wants lawmakers to se
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he wants lawmakers to send him an education funding bill by noon Monday or face daily special sessions until month's end to ensure the state's schools open on time. The Republican repeated his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner lurches from crisis to crisisstrategy. "Crisis creates opportunity," he said during an April 6, 2015, appea
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
strategy. "Crisis creates opportunity," he said during an April 6, 2015, appearance before the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board to discuss the state budget. "Crisis creates leverage to change. And we've got to use that leverage of the crisis to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
UMass tuition rising 3 percentBy Stephanie Murray State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massac
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
By Stephanie Murray State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday -- a move that will cost the average... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
University of Massachusetts raises tuition and fees 3%Stephanie Murray/State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachu
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
Stephanie Murray/State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday -- a move that will cost the average... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
University of Massachusetts raises tuition and fees 3%Stephanie Murray/State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachu
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
Stephanie Murray/State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday -- a move that will cost the average... Read more
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The Herald News
University of Massachusetts raises tuition and fees 3%Stephanie Murray/State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachu
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Stephanie Murray/State House News Service BOSTON -- The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday -- a move that will cost the average... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
County wants to revisit school closureswhen it supported a resolution that asked for a retroactive moratorium on schoo
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 15 days ago
when it supported a resolution that asked for a retroactive moratorium on school closures in Elgin County. Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter’s announcement on June 28 that there is now a moratorium on future Pupil Accommodation Review has... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield BOE honors retired employeesCarolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent SPRINGFIELD TWP. Retirees wer
The Suburbanite / Posted 15 days ago
Carolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent SPRINGFIELD TWP. Retirees were recognized at the June 20 Board of Education meeting. The six retirees had a total of 170 years of experience and each received a gift of a bell. They were Mary Coomer,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Eliminating more mandated tests good, Clark County school leaders saytests, effective immediately. State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria had recommend
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
tests, effective immediately. State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria had recommended a broader change — eliminating one of those social studies tests, plus two high school end-of-course exams, and the WorkKeys test for students hoping to earn a... Read more
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The Suburbanite
NewsCarolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent SPRINGFIELD TWP. Retirees wer
The Suburbanite / Posted 16 days ago
Carolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent SPRINGFIELD TWP. Retirees were recognized at the June 20 Board of Education meeting. The six retirees had a total of 170 years of experience and each received a gift of a bell. They were Mary Coomer,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner compares tax hike to 'two-four' as veto override vote is setto see its credit rating dropped to junk status if a deal wasn't reached. Desp
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
to see its credit rating dropped to junk status if a deal wasn't reached. Despite the movement toward a resolution in Springfield, Moody's Investors Service indicated Wednesday that even overriding Rauner's budget vetoes might not be enough to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, July 7, 2017Well, that was a heckuva week. We finally get a state budget but mailbag reader
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Well, that was a heckuva week. We finally get a state budget but mailbag readers want to know about all kinds of other things. Such as: Hy-Vee in Champaign, the Macon County Jail, Rep. Rodney Davis' Facebook page, how school districts are numbered,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Kasich vs. lawmakers in Medicaid fight: ‘If you break it, you own it’UPDATE, July 6: The Ohio House of Representatives took up 47 of Gov. John Kasic
Dayton Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
UPDATE, July 6: The Ohio House of Representatives took up 47 of Gov. John Kasich’s vetoes, but Medicaid expansion was not one of them. In a fast-paced session debating Kasich’s vetoes, the House skipped over Issue 28, the enrollment freeze on... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Ohio House will not vote today to override Gov. Kasich veto on Medicaid expansionUPDATE, July 6: The Ohio House of Representatives took up 47 of Gov. John Kasic
Dayton Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
UPDATE, July 6: The Ohio House of Representatives took up 47 of Gov. John Kasich’s vetoes, but Medicaid expansion was not one of them. In a fast-paced session debating Kasich’s vetoes, the House skipped over Issue 28, the enrollment freeze on... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield group to open downtown center to help addicts, familiesA local organization that supports the families of people with addiction will o
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
A local organization that supports the families of people with addiction will open a center in downtown Springfield to expand its services later this year. The Springfield chapter of the Families of Addicts group recently received at $28,000 grant... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
With Bill Brady's ascension, central Illinois picks up more cloutVlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick For the first time in a long time, ce
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 24 days ago
Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick For the first time in a long time, central Illinois has a seat at the head of the leadership table in the state Legislature. That's courtesy of Bill Brady's ascension Friday to the head of the Senate... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Illinois legislators miss budget deadline yet againSPRINGFIELD — Illinois starts the new fiscal year today without a full budget f
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois starts the new fiscal year today without a full budget for the third year in a row, but there was some optimism Friday that a spending agreement could be reached, possibly this weekend. It won't be easy, lawmakers... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Former Riverdale teacher accused of sexual assaultMOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio — A former Riverdale Local Schools teacher is accused of
The Toledo Blade / Posted 28 days ago
MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio — A former Riverdale Local Schools teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a student. Brooke L. Rosendale, 26, of Bloomdale, is charged with three counts of sexual battery, all third-degree felonies for offenses that occurred... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan reveals his budgetfiscal 2018 spending plan that includes almost $3 billion in spending cuts, $5
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
fiscal 2018 spending plan that includes almost $3 billion in spending cuts, $5 billion in tax hikes, and more spending on education and social programs. But while the plan builds on the package passed by the Senate and has the support of Senate... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Mike Madigan finally makes his budget movefiscal 2018 spending plan that includes almost $3 billion in spending cuts, $5
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
fiscal 2018 spending plan that includes almost $3 billion in spending cuts, $5 billion in tax hikes, and more spending on education and social programs. But while the plan builds on the package passed by the Senate and has the support of Senate... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
University of Missouri finds hot market for rental dorm roomsThe offer of dorm rooms for football games has proved wildly popular with the p
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
The offer of dorm rooms for football games has proved wildly popular with the public but area hotel operators are grumbling. After reporters attending the University of Missouri Board of Curators meeting tweeted that 4-bed residence hall suites were... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Davidson: ‘I came here to solve problems and change laws’Warren Davidson beat out a crowd of 15 fellow Republicans to take a job that it
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Warren Davidson beat out a crowd of 15 fellow Republicans to take a job that it’s hard to imagine anyone would want: a U.S. congressman elected to fill the seat vacated by the former Speaker of the House John Boehner. But one year into his term as... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield Pride festival returns this weekendSpringfield Pride will host its third annual celebration and awareness of lesbi
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Springfield Pride will host its third annual celebration and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual issues this weekend. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at City Hall Plaza. “This year is going to be very family... Read more

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