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Regional poll shows approval of bobcat hunting, trapping

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 9

Filed under Campus, News

Southern Illinoisans are statistically in favor of a new law to bring bobcat season back to the state next year, despite harsh criticism from animal-rights advocacy groups. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation in July amendin...

Illinois state workers’ paychecks to go out as court fight continues

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune

July 14

Filed under News

Republican Comptroller Leslie Munger is forging ahead with plans to send out full paychecks to state workers Wednesday, despite an ongoing court battle over whether – and how much – public employees can be paid while state ...

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