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Wheaton News Leader
Suburban Life Sound Off: Aug. 22-28, 2016Pensions not free There seems to be a misunderstanding about public school tea
Suburban Life Sound Off: Aug. 22-28, 2016
Wheaton News Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
Pensions not free There seems to be a misunderstanding about public school teachers getting 100 percent free pensions on the taxpayer. Not true. The Illinois Teachers Retirement System is three legged. This means the teachers, their school district... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS comic artist Robert Atkins shares journey, impact of his faithof an effect on Robert Atkins’ family. When his now 10-year-old son Connor was
LDS comic artist Robert Atkins shares journey, impact of his faith
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
of an effect on Robert Atkins’ family. When his now 10-year-old son Connor was 4 years old, he told his friend in preschool that he wanted to be Dr. Fate for Halloween. Connor started explaining to his friend, who wanted to be Superman for... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield Board of Education updates personnel after levy passage Posted Aug. 31, 2016 at 11:36 AM Posted Aug. 31, 2016 at 11:36 AM After tow
Springfield Board of Education updates personnel after levy passage
The Suburbanite / Posted 9 hours ago
Posted Aug. 31, 2016 at 11:36 AM Posted Aug. 31, 2016 at 11:36 AM After township residents passed a school renewal levy during the Aug. 2 election, the Springfield Board of... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Ernest J. Vogel, age 75, of Springfield died on Aug. 27, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home in Sp
Ernest J. Vogel
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
, age 75, of Springfield died on Aug. 27, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Springfield. The clergy will be Father Phil... Read more
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BC Local News
DeHart: New indiginous winery opens on the WestsideAlong with being an accomplished musician, gifted winemaker, Jason Parks is a h
DeHart: New indiginous winery opens on the Westside
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Along with being an accomplished musician, gifted winemaker, Jason Parks is a hands-on basic technique old-school winemaker. The concept for Indigenous and wine making started in 2011 with grapes from 2 1/2 acres on-site and the... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
DeHart: New indiginous winery opens on the WestsideAlong with being an accomplished musician, gifted winemaker, Jason Parks is a h
DeHart: New indiginous winery opens on the Westside
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
Along with being an accomplished musician, gifted winemaker, Jason Parks is a hands-on basic technique old-school winemaker. The concept for Indigenous and wine making started in 2011 with grapes from 2 1/2 acres on-site and the... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 30, 2016Tuesday, capping a long period of turbulence at the iconic Dorchester instituti
August 30, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Tuesday, capping a long period of turbulence at the iconic Dorchester institution. Steven Rothstein, who has led Citizen Schools and the Perkins School for the Blind, will be announced Tuesday as the new executive director of the non-profit... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 30, 2016Please have at least one adult for every four children. Information: 273-0561.
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 30, 2016
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Please have at least one adult for every four children. Information: 273-0561. Skill Toy Club for elementary and middle school aged children, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, The Toy Store, 5300 S.W. 21st. Please have at least one adult for... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Elected School Board: Yes or No?Robert Martwick, Kwame Raoul and Jesse Ruiz during the "Elected School Board: Y
City Club of Chicago: Elected School Board: Yes or No?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Robert Martwick, Kwame Raoul and Jesse Ruiz during the "Elected School Board: Yes or No?" panel at the City Club of Chicago, August 29, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) August 29, 2016 Elected School Board: Yes or No? – Hon. Robert Martwick, Hon. Kwame... Read more
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Boston Globe
A hand up: a special bond helps at-risk city kids reach collegeFoundation, which has invested millions of dollars to transform athletics and i
A hand up: a special bond helps at-risk city kids reach college
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Foundation, which has invested millions of dollars to transform athletics and improve academic outcomes in Boston’s middle schools. Six years ago, Webster and Kelley were drifting at the Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury, then one of the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday Calendarthe corner of Sunset and S. Belmont Avenues. Use the parking lot and church ent
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the corner of Sunset and S. Belmont Avenues. Use the parking lot and church entrance off S. Belmont to attend the meeting. Springfield City Manager James Bodenmiller and Deputy City Manager Bryan Heck will be the guest speakers. Information to be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
The law said an ex-felon couldn't be a nurse. So this single mom got the law changed.for the next two decades. But it never defined her. On Thursday, Creason, now
The law said an ex-felon couldn't be a nurse. So this single mom got the law changed.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
for the next two decades. But it never defined her. On Thursday, Creason, now a 43-year-old mother of three and a nursing school graduate, stood tearfully beside Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. She watched as he signed a law that would give... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Series of debates to air next week on 22NewsKriger moderates a debate between Democtratic candidates for Hampden County She
Series of debates to air next week on 22News
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
Kriger moderates a debate between Democtratic candidates for Hampden County Sheriff. The candiates, from left, are former Springfield Mayor Michael Albano, Springfield City Councilor Tom Ashe, and Hampden County Sheriff's Department Deputy... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016Farm Center exterior, old-time Champaign squad cars, the UI solar farm and whet
Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Farm Center exterior, old-time Champaign squad cars, the UI solar farm and whether sheep might be employed there, Urbana school enrollments then and now, a new grocery store in Champaign, an old Kresge store in Champaign, retail restroom... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield district approves personnel items at special meetingBy Maria Lindsay LAKEMORE — During a special Aug. 22 Springfield Local Schools
Springfield district approves personnel items at special meeting
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
By Maria Lindsay LAKEMORE — During a special Aug. 22 Springfield Local Schools Board of Education meeting, the board approved the following personnel items, all effective for this school year: • the resignation of classified employee Aimee... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jays facing Springfield Central for first time since 1965 seasonCity Jays were a 2-8 team. That season followed a state semifinals appearance.
Jays facing Springfield Central for first time since 1965 season
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
City Jays were a 2-8 team. That season followed a state semifinals appearance. It was also the final time Central High School out of Springfield had a winning record in the regular season before the Bulldogs went 5-4 last season. Now go all... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
First school resource officer begins work in Champaign CountyLocal schools have increased the number of law enforcement officers walking the
First school resource officer begins work in Champaign County
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Local schools have increased the number of law enforcement officers walking their halls, including the first full-time deputy in any district in Champaign County and an additional deputy in Clark County. School leaders said resource officers are an... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield superintendent thanks community for passing levy Posted Aug. 25, 2016 at 12:37 PM Posted Aug. 25, 2016 at 12:37 PM Springfie
Springfield superintendent thanks community for passing levy
The Suburbanite / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Aug. 25, 2016 at 12:37 PM Posted Aug. 25, 2016 at 12:37 PM Springfield Local Schools Superintendent Chuck Sincere thanked the voters for passing a recent renewal levy during the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT to hold 7 public hearings on new tolling systemCollege in Lynn; Sept. 12 at Newton City Hall; Sept. 13 at Framingham Town Hall
MassDOT to hold 7 public hearings on new tolling system
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
College in Lynn; Sept. 12 at Newton City Hall; Sept. 13 at Framingham Town Hall; Sept. 14 at Allston’s Jackson Mann School; Sept. 14 at Springfield City Hall; and Sept. 15 at MassDOT’s highway offices in Lenox. State officials announced the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Mentors help connect students to colleges, careersGov. John Kasich proposed in his 2014 State of the State address. Grants have b
Mentors help connect students to colleges, careers
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Gov. John Kasich proposed in his 2014 State of the State address. Grants have been awarded to programs serving students in school districts with a high number of economically disadvantaged students or low graduation rates, according to program... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS' double-dog dareMaybe you thought the Chicago Public Schools budget crisis was essentially over
CPS' double-dog dare
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Maybe you thought the Chicago Public Schools budget crisis was essentially over. Springfield coughed up some cash. So will Chicago taxpayers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is boasting about spending millions to install air conditioning in every school. All's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel's school board OKs property tax hikes for new CPS budgetThe Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday approved a roughly $5.4 billion bud
Emanuel's school board OKs property tax hikes for new CPS budget
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday approved a roughly $5.4 billion budget that relies on a series of property tax hikes, more borrowing and a financial windfall from a gridlocked state government coming to fruition. The board, appointed by... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Scores sagging for high school grads who took ACT examWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took t
Scores sagging for high school grads who took ACT exam
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework. The testing company said Wednesday that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois graduating seniors have slight ACT score increaseSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - New statistics show the Illinois' graduating seniors t
Illinois graduating seniors have slight ACT score increase
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - New statistics show the Illinois' graduating seniors this year had a slight increase in their ACT scores. The Illinois State Board of Education said Wednesday that Illinois high school seniors earned a score of 20.8 out of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois graduating seniors have slight ACT score increaseSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – New statistics show the Illinois’ graduating seniors t
Illinois graduating seniors have slight ACT score increase
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – New statistics show the Illinois’ graduating seniors this year had a slight increase in their ACT scores. The Illinois State Board of Education said Wednesday that Illinois high school seniors earned a score of 20.8 out of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
University of Missouri system sees drop in enrollmentThe bulk of that decrease comes from fewer incoming freshmen. Part of the drop
University of Missouri system sees drop in enrollment
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
The bulk of that decrease comes from fewer incoming freshmen. Part of the drop may be attributed to the tumultuous year the school had last year, but is likely also a factor of the growing concern over the rising cost of tuition. The university... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
University of Missouri system sees drop in enrollmentThe bulk of that decrease comes from fewer incoming freshmen. Part of the drop
University of Missouri system sees drop in enrollment
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
The bulk of that decrease comes from fewer incoming freshmen. Part of the drop may be attributed to the tumultuous year the school had last year, but is likely also a factor of the growing concern over the rising cost of tuition. The university... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 23, 2016Recipients will be asked to provide the number of people in their household. S
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, August 23, 2016
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Recipients will be asked to provide the number of people in their household. Skill Toy Club for elementary and middle school aged children, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, The Toy Store, 5300 S.W. 21st. Please have at least one adult for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Former Bradley QB Larry Selinger remembered as 'nicest tough guy'There was no better way to describe Larry Selinger than the way Springfield Spo
Former Bradley QB Larry Selinger remembered as 'nicest tough guy'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
There was no better way to describe Larry Selinger than the way Springfield Sports Hall of Fame Friend of Sport Gene Callahan did many years ago. “He’s the nicest tough guy I know,” Callahan said then. Selinger, who died Sunday morning after a long... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner throws up hands at Kirk's Obama 'drug dealer' commentStreet: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on
Rauner throws up hands at Kirk's Obama 'drug dealer' comment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Asked Monday to weigh in on U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s recent characterization of President Barack Obama as the... Read more
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Philly.com
Rhoda Robin Shralow, 78, family therapistdied of melanoma on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was 78. She
Rhoda Robin Shralow, 78, family therapist
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
died of melanoma on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was 78. She was vice chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors from 2008 to 2014. She had been a member... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Northeast Florida filled with contested racesassistant to city councilman, TerranceFreeman.com Stan Jordan, 78, Arlington,
Northeast Florida filled with contested races
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
assistant to city councilman, TerranceFreeman.com Stan Jordan, 78, Arlington, retired Army officer, former legislator and school board member, StanJordan.org Mark MacLean, 54, Sans Souci, attorney, VoteMacLean.com Don Redman, 71, Southside,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Agenda Tuesdayopen sealed bids on surplus township vehicles, 7 p.m., administration building,
Agenda Tuesday
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
open sealed bids on surplus township vehicles, 7 p.m., administration building, 2600 Elmwood Drive Extension. Austintown school board, 11 a.m. work session and executive session, central office, 700 S. Raccoon Road, and regular meeting 1 p.m.,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Mission statement accomplished at SaukAbout a year after the molding process began in earnest, the Board of Trustees
Mission statement accomplished at Sauk
SaukValley.com / Posted 10 days ago
About a year after the molding process began in earnest, the Board of Trustees will vote on the following mantra: Sauk Valley Community College is dedicated to teaching and scholarship while engaging the community in lifelong learning, public... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
50 facts for Parkland's 50 yearsthe farm family. "It was my in-laws' farm. I worked on the set-aside acres. We
50 facts for Parkland's 50 years
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
the farm family. "It was my in-laws' farm. I worked on the set-aside acres. We farmed all along Mattis Avenue. After high school, for me, it was Vietnam or go to school. I decided I wanted to get an education. For the first graduating class, we... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County voters could see 20 issues on ballotClark County has a loaded ballot heading into this fall, with a dozen renewals
Clark County voters could see 20 issues on ballot
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Clark County has a loaded ballot heading into this fall, with a dozen renewals and a handful of new tax levies. Board of Elections director Jason Baker said most tax levies are on a five-year rotation and sometimes they hit on presidential election... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mary Ann MacLean, state civic leader, wife of ex-Mettawa mayor, diesneeded to be said," daughter Gillian MacLean Growdon said Saturday. "That just
Mary Ann MacLean, state civic leader, wife of ex-Mettawa mayor, dies
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
needed to be said," daughter Gillian MacLean Growdon said Saturday. "That just spiraled into requests for her to serve on boards in education, at museums and different centers." MacLean, a former state board of education member and director of... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 214 approves tentative 2016-17 budgetNorthwest Suburban High School District 214's school board has approved a tenta
District 214 approves tentative 2016-17 budget
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Northwest Suburban High School District 214's school board has approved a tentative budget for the 2016-17 school year. The $285.8 million budget is down about $20 million from last year due to fund transfers and construction projects held over from... Read more
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Redwood Falls Gazette
Backward Glances — Blind man gives advice to umpirescommunities. It concluded with a “Galilean” service held on Lake Redwood. • R.F
Backward Glances — Blind man gives advice to umpires
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
communities. It concluded with a “Galilean” service held on Lake Redwood. • R.F. Druck of Wabasso and Kenneth Hemmingsen of Springfield, the Redwood County fair directors, publicly wore the hats they swore they’d eat if the fair wasn’t a huge... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
4th Ranked 'Hoos Dowse Flames in Season OpenerLiberty (0-0-1) by a score of 4-0. Senior goalkeeper Morgan Stearns (San Anton
4th Ranked 'Hoos Dowse Flames in Season Opener
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 days ago
Liberty (0-0-1) by a score of 4-0. Senior goalkeeper Morgan Stearns (San Antonio, Texas) picked up the win and tied the school record for wins in a career at 55, matching the mark set by Chantel Jones in the 2011 season. Stearns is now 55-5-4... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield STEM school could reach max capacity next yearbeen a great journey, and I’m sad to be leaving soon,” said Wesley Sizemore, a
Springfield STEM school could reach max capacity next year
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
been a great journey, and I’m sad to be leaving soon,” said Wesley Sizemore, a senior who was the first to apply to the school. “Any kid with an interest in science or something STEM related, or just a passion for learning, should definitely... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
Accomplished Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse in Columbia, Missouri Phyllis J. Prier, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is to be honorably mentioned for her outstanding accomplishments in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare publicationespecially psychiatric mental health and post traumatic stress disorder. Phylli
Accomplished Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse in Columbia, Missouri Phyllis J. Prier, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is to be honorably mentioned for her outstanding accomplishments in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare publication
PR NewsChannel / Posted 12 days ago
especially psychiatric mental health and post traumatic stress disorder. Phyllis is currently serving patients as a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, Missouri. Phyllis... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Some of state's most contested House races will be in Northeast Floridaassistant to city councilman, TerranceFreeman.com Stan Jordan, 78, Arlington,
Some of state's most contested House races will be in Northeast Florida
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
assistant to city councilman, TerranceFreeman.com Stan Jordan, 78, Arlington, retired Army officer, former legislator and school board member, StanJordan.org Mark MacLean, 54, Sans Souci, attorney, VoteMacLean.com Don Redman, 71, Southside,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Graham begins school year with new leader and new planGraham Local Schools will start “a new era” when classes resume Wednesday with
Graham begins school year with new leader and new plan
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Graham Local Schools will start “a new era” when classes resume Wednesday with a new superintendent and a new strategic plan for the district’s next five years. Kirk Koennecke’s first official day as superintendent was Aug. 1. A principal at Marion... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
B-PC sets tentative FY 2016-17 budgetBUSHNELL — The Bushnell-Prairie City School District is expected to finish the
B-PC sets tentative FY 2016-17 budget
McDonough County Voice / Posted 12 days ago
BUSHNELL — The Bushnell-Prairie City School District is expected to finish the 2016-17 school year in a better financial position compared to the previous year. Superintendent Kathy Dinger presented the tentative budget during a regular board of... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield preparing for first school dayBy Emily Chesnic Employees of the Springfield Local School District currently
Springfield preparing for first school day
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
By Emily Chesnic Employees of the Springfield Local School District currently are finishing their last-minute checklist items in preparation for the students’ return Aug. 23. At the Aug. 16 Springfield Board of Education meeting, the administration... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Local issues filed for November ballotarea will see a few issues on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot. The 90-day f
Local issues filed for November ballot
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
area will see a few issues on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot. The 90-day filing deadline for the Summit County Board of Elections (BOE) was Aug. 10. The following includes a rundown of the issues filed for the ballot. As of presstime,... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Nessacus Leadership Program helps kids step up and team up for community-building projectsto master the art of spreading joy to others. Facilitated by the Becket-Chimne
Nessacus Leadership Program helps kids step up and team up for community-building projects
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
to master the art of spreading joy to others. Facilitated by the Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA at Nessacus Regional Middle School, with support from the Berkshire Outdoor Center, the program pilot offered youths entering grades 6 through 9, the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
School of the Osage looks to gain from experienceLAKE OZARK, Mo. — The School of the Osage had a roller-coaster season last year
School of the Osage looks to gain from experience
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
LAKE OZARK, Mo. — The School of the Osage had a roller-coaster season last year. The Indians battled injuries at quarterback and came into the season with a lot of new players in key positions. Now that some of those new players have some time under... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Treasurer Kurt Summers considering 2018 bid for governor, sources sayclear the field of primary challengers, should he decide to run. But the revel
City Treasurer Kurt Summers considering 2018 bid for governor, sources say
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
clear the field of primary challengers, should he decide to run. But the revelation that Summers may see his future in Springfield may be a sign that Rahm Emanuel will run again in 2019. Summers, a protege of both Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and... Read more
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