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SPRINGFIELD | Illinois lawmakers are pushing for a zero-tolerance alcohol policy for on-duty police officers, yet recent findings could slow negotiations.
SAUK VILLAGE | With Village Manager Henrietta Turner on leave in recent days, it has fallen on Village President Lewis Towers to handle the day-to-day administrative tasks involved in the operations of municipal government.
Models and upcoming designers new to the fashion front are gearing up for Fashion on the Shore this Saturday, May 26th at the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in downtown St. Joseph.
One of legendary Yankee Yogi Berra's most famous malapropisms is "déjà vu all over again," and the Yogiman actually bumbled into perfect misusage, because it's often the best description of one event that feels eerily like another, including an Asian vacation Mary and I took over the winter …
This is a true story but the names have been changed to protect the benevolent.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, right, is greeted by Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, center, and Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford, left, before Quinn delivered his State of the Budget address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly on the House floor at the Illinois State Capit…
Our lives are punctuated with "official" rites of passage. Bridges to somewhere. Game-changers. Exclamation points at the end of biographical sentences. They're shared experiences--communal events like graduations, confirmations, bar/bat mitzvahs, engagements, weddings and births.
CHICAGO | A new investigation has found that the wrongful convictions of 85 people have cost Illinois taxpayers $214 million.
At our March 11 Quality of Life Council quarterly meeting, Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association called for a thousand eyes and ears to monitor the behaviors of our elected officials.
CHICAGO | A dozen Cook County judges deemed unqualified by legal organizations won re-election Nov. 2, a result that left their opponents searching for better ways to educate city voters and strengthen Chicago's judiciary.
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