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Task Force Tackles Ill. Heroin Problem

Members of a heroin task force in the Illinois House of Representatives are brainstorming for ideas to stop the increase of heroin use in Illinois.

03/10/2014

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Record Number Of Bald Eagles Counted In Illinois

The vast majority of the eagles were counted along the Mississippi River.

03/08/2014

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Republican Candidates For Lt. Governor Address Lawsuits

Recently Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, had to address lawsuits against themselves and their opponents.

03/07/2014

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Heroin Public Hearing Focuses on “Raging Epidemic”

The region’s heroin epidemic is the subject of a public hearing in Edwardswille.

03/07/2014

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Embattled Caseyville Police Chief To Learn Fate Friday

The Village of Caseyville, Illinois could find out Friday if their police chief will be fired – for a third time.

03/07/2014

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Unemployment Rates Down in Ill., More Jobs in Mo.

The January unemployment numbers for Illinois are out, and they’re hard to figure.

03/07/2014

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E. STL Mayor: Non-Violence Campaign Not a Failure

Despite four homicides in the time period, East St. Louis Mayor says the campaign was not a failure.

03/06/2014

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Pedestrian Deaths on the Decline

Mirroring a national report, pedestrian deaths in both Missouri and Illinois are on the decline.

03/06/2014

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Ill. Senator: No More Ticket Quotas

An Illinois state senator wants to eliminate ticket quotas for police performance evaluations.

03/06/2014

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Gov. Quinn Offers $45 Million for Disaster Relief

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announcing a $45 million aid package for towns in Illinois still recovering from a tornado last November.

03/06/2014

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