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Yesterday | Quincy Journal

Court rules state retirees can stop paying health insurance premiums

Weather on QuincyJournal.com is provided by the National Weather Service, is in the public domain, and is not covered by copyright protection.

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Related Topix: Weather, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pension, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Injunction granted ending retiree premium hike

A Sangamon County judge issued a preliminary injunction barring Illinois from collecting higher health care insurance premiums from retired state employees.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

Teamsters want fired IDOT workers spared

Lawyers representing Teamsters Local 916 said Tuesday they want 55 members of the union who were put in Illinois Department of Transportation jobs as staff assistants under a process criticized by a state inspector general's report to be able to continue working for the agency.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Herald

Former Springfield teacher convicted of sex abuse

The State Journal-Register reports that 59-year-old Steven Battles was sentenced to seven years in prison in Sangamon Circuit Court Monday.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Logan County Herald

Sometimes we need a break from technology

I bought a "new" phone the other day. My 6-year-old, Anna, gave it a perplexed look.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Arrests Made in January Murder

Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson says three men are now in custody in connection with the January murder of Justin Sharp.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Reuters

Union group seeks quick ruling on Illinois pension reform lawsuit

A coalition of public labor unions is seeking an expedited ruling in consolidated lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of a new Illinois pension law.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

WTAX-AM Springfield

Two Found Dead in Springfield's Riverside Park

They were found late Thursday afternoon in Riverside Park. The Sangamon County Coroner's office arrived shortly before 7:00 p.m. Park Police, who handed the investigation to Springfield Police Thursday night, classified the investigation as a "death investigation," not a homicide.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Police Activity on West Side; Tracking Down SMTD/Hotel Gun Suspect

UPDATED 12:55 p.m. Several law enforcement agencies are staging off I-72 just east of Veterans Pkwy.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFGate

Sangamon County panel OKs $2.6 million settlement

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Authorities ID woman whose remains found in shed

Authorities say remains found inside a shed in Rochester last month are those of 43-year-old Tracy Trimby of Decatur.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL, Decatur, IL

Daily Herald

$1.5 million bail for Elgin man charged in string of robberies

A judge set bail at $1.5 million for an Elgin man charged with robberies at Aldi and two at Family Dollar in Elgin in June and August.

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Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Kane County, IL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Troy woman who faked cancer faces more charges

An additional felony charge has been filed against a Troy woman accused of lying that she and her son had cancer in order to defraud people out of donations.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Thu Aug 07, 2014

jdsupra.com

Did Abraham Lincoln Engage In The Unauthorized Practice Of Law?

I recently learned that I'm supposedly related to a certain Joshua Short, late of Sangamon County, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Car on Dirksen Pkwy.

A man was killed early this morning after being hit by a car on Dirksen Parkway near Old Rochester Road early Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Survey Shows Most in Sangamon County Like Where They Live

A survey conducted by UIS for the Springfield Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission has been updated since the last time the survey was conducted in 1975.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Woman takes care of almost two dozen feral cats

Feral cats prowl around July 9 outside the home of Tina Hold in Springfield. Many of the feral cats she feeds scatter after their morning meal but return the next day.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Woman's remains in shed identified

Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Eric Hall told The State Journal-Register that the woman found in the shed on July 19 was identified through dental records and other evidence.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL, Springfield, IL

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