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  • Lightning strikes Normal home Thursday morning, causes fire
    Around 7:30 Thursday morning, lightning struck the attic of 1317 Ogelthorpe, just shy of the front entry...
  • McLean County GOP name new candidate in second district
    The McLean County Republican Party have selected county board member Scott Murphy of Downs as their nominee in the 2nd District.He replaced former board chairman Matt Sorensen, who was charged with fraud back in January...
  • Former county director charged with embezzlement
    A former Winnebago County purchasing director has been charged with embezzling at least $5,000.U.S. Attorney John MacKenzie filed a criminal complain in federal court Wednesday against Sally Claassen. She is charged with two counts accusing her of embezzling in 2014 and 2015. The county has said she used her county-issued credit card to buy $60,000 worth of personal items.Last December, FBI agents seized nearly $300,000 front bank accounts controlled by Claassen and her husband.Claassen ran the purchasing department from 1997 until she was placed on administrative leave in August. She resigned the following month.
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Illinois News Network
  • Democrats attempt second override of union arbitration bill
    largeTwo days after the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override the governor’s veto of a controversial binding arbitration bill, Democratic state Rep...
  • Mike’s rules: How Madigan killed Illinois democracy
    Madigan2On a single day in 2011, Illinois lawmakers introduced and passed the largest tax hike in modern state history in a matter of hours...
  • Illinois’ opioid crisis and the dark side of workers’ comp
    shutterstock_32952331When an Illinoisan gets hurt at work, she goes to the doctor. The doctor treats her, and perhaps prescribes a painkiller. She gets better. She starts working again. At least, that’s how things are expected to play out. But a little-known loophole in Illinois’ workers’ compensation system is being used to exploit vulnerable workers for […] The post Illinois’ opioid crisis and the dark side of workers’ comp appeared first on Illinois News Network.
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Morning Buzz w/Tom Davis Podcasts
  • Morning Buzz 5-27-16 8am
    Congressman Darin LaHood Talks V.A. Problems–Chef Steve from HyVee Fires Up The Grill–Super Bug in the News–Spy Bill–Signs of the Apocalypse
  • Morning Buzz 5-27-16 7am
    VA Wrongly Declares Vets Dead with/Fox’s Rachel Sutherland–Blues Lives Matter Signed Into Law in L.A.–State Senator Barricman $7B Heavy State Budget–Hillary Update 
  • Morning Buzz 5-26-16 6am
    V,A, Steps on it Again Declares Living Vets DEAD–Hiroshima with Alastair Wanklyn–Spy Bill–Illinois Budget $7B Heavy
  • Morning Buzz 5-27-16 5am
    Eye Opener–Fox’s Tonya J. Powers talks with Tom About Trump Securing the Delegates Needed for Nomination–Obama’s COmments on Trump–Trum and Bernie Debate and Clinton’s Emails–Illinois Budget Mess Continues with New Budget Proposed to be $7M Heavy
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