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Rauner: No more budget meetings until early January

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune

December 19, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Gov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he does not expect to meet again with legislative leaders until early January, a day after House Speaker Michael Madigan skipped out on such a meeting because of an unexplained scheduling conflict.Raune...

Ministry fights to serve community despite budget impasse

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

December 8, 2015

Filed under City, News

Many organizations are struggling with the state's budget impasse and one non-profit in Carbondale that provides services to the needy is no exception.Good Samaritan Ministries, which is usually allocated $100,000 in state gran...

Legal expert says governors cannot restrict Syrian refugees from entering their states

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 18, 2015

Filed under News

Governors from 31 states around the country — including Gov. Bruce Rauner — have announced suspensions of the admission of Syrian refugees prompted by the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.A statement iss...

Trump calls for Starbucks boycott at raucous Springfield rally

By Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune

November 10, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump stopped in the state's capital city Monday for a raucous rally where he congratulated himself for strong ratings as host of "Saturday Night Live" and called for a boycott of Starbucks...

Southern Illinois man accused of sexual assault

By Len Wells, Evansville Courier & Press, Ind.

November 10, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

A southern Illinois man faces 240 felony charges of criminal sexual assault following an investigation by Illinois State Police detectives and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.Ronald C. Yarber, 48, of Equa...

Rights group to Jackson County Board: Protect us

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

There was only standing room in Courtroom 1 of the Jackson County Courthouse as the County Board convened Tuesday night. More than 45 people could not find a seat as they rallied to support a Community Bill of Rights, a measure cu...

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