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Environment
11:12 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

State groups asking for tougher coal power company regulations

There are 90 aging coal ash pits in Illinois — piles of slag left behind when coal is burned for energy, most often electricity. Environmental groups are asking for tougher state regulations on coal-burning power companies now that coal ash residue is starting to show up in the water supply.

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Government
11:09 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Request for national DCFS director search

Some Illinois politicians want Governor Pat Quinn to conduct a national search for the next director of the state’s child welfare system.

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Education
2:59 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Former Charter Oak principal requesting leave of absence

Former Charter Oak Principal John Wetterauer is requesting a leave of absence for the rest of the school year.  

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State News
7:44 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

30-day delay for IL concealed carry law

Illinois will have an extra 30 days to approve a concealed carry law.

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