All posts tagged "Featured"

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    CUB helps residents find best deal

    From Citizens Utility Board The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has unveiled a free calculator to help residents determine how to save the most money in the Illinois electric market. The CUB Power Calculator, CUBPowerCalculator.com, is designed to...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    What the Scott Walker fundraising controversy means for 2016

      By Anthony J. Gaughan Drake University The Wisconsin Supreme Court dismissed a criminal investigation on July 16 that threatened Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s political ambitions. The court’s ruling spares Walker’s presidential campaign from what could have...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Corn prices fade as supplies stay in surplus

    By Debra Levey Larson U of I News Bureau URBANA – Corn futures prices increased about 90 cents per bushel from mid-June to mid-July. According to University of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good, the increase was driven...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Cubs make history in an unfortunate way

    By Nate Johnson Columnist In the midst of a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies this past weekend, history was made at Wrigley Field. Unfortunately, as is too often the case, the Cubs were on the wrong...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    Pension battle headed for SCOTUS?

    AG Madigan’s office seeks an extension to file request By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — Attorney General Lisa Madigan is considering an appeal of the state high court’s May decision that tossed out the state’s...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    Closed for Progress: downtown’s steady revival

    By Shane Nicholson Managing Editor Orange barrels and detour signs have become a seemingly permanent fixture of the downtown landscape this summer. From the closure of the 3rd Street bridge leading out of Rockford’s center to the...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    TRRT Online Edition | July 29-August 4

    Read or download this week’s The Rock River Times right on your computer, tablet or cell phone. Top stories: downtown improvements steady and necessary; pension plan could be headed to the Supreme Court.    

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    State employees get another win in pay dispute

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — In a ruling entered Friday, the Fifth District Appellate Court refused to overturn a circuit court’s order that state employees continue to be paid — despite the lack of...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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    Judge tosses Chicago pension deal

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s effort to shore up two of Chicago’s ailing pension funds was voided Friday by a Cook County Circuit Judge. Judge Rita Novak issued her decision...

    • Posted July 25, 2015
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    AFSCME, Rauner administration still at odds

    By Mark Fitton Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — There’s been a bit of progress in talks between Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration and AFSCME Council 31, but the sides still appear far apart. The American Federation of State,...

    • Posted July 25, 2015
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