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Six months since they last collectively met, Governor Bruce Rauner and the four top legislators will gather again. They're set to meet Tuesday afternoon in Springfield. It comes as Illinois rounds out a fifth month without a state budget. Rauner says he'll talk finances once changes are made he believes will improve the business climate. But Steve Brown, the spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan, says Madigan will press budget issues at the meeting.
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How many are there? Chuck Pell says maybe 20 or more.He's the Chairman of the Sangamon County Historic Preservation Commission. The group has teamed up with the county's Farm Bureau to find out more about the long standing structures."I am confident many of these we will learn about are those type of families where they are fairly confident of their history of the last 150 to 200 years," Pell said. He points out the homes don't need to be a current residence.If you are unsure of the actual...
Sixty years ago Tuesday, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Ala. A police officer made the arrest that set off the modern civil rights movement. Today police recruits in Alabama's capital city are being schooled in that history in a course designed to eliminate bias in policing.If you want to be a cop in Montgomery, first you have to take a bus tour of sorts. About two dozen police recruits, in cadet blues, are in the Rosa Parks...
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