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Money for Chicago Schools

Friday, 2 December 2016

Governor Bruce Rauner says he'll meet with legislative leaders to negotiate a budget deal. 

Rauner says he's willing to include money he vetoed for Chciago public schools if it's part of a "comprehensive package."

He said Frieday meetings are scheduled Saturday and Sunday with the four legislative leaders and he said hes, "Not taking anything off the table."

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Money for Chicago Schools

Friday, 2 December 2016

Governor Bruce Rauner says he'll meet with legislative leaders to negotiate a budget deal. 

Rauner says he's willing to include money he vetoed for Chciago public schools if it's part of a "comprehensive package."

He said Frieday meetings are scheduled Saturday and Sunday with the four legislative leaders and he said hes, "Not taking anything off the table."

On Thur ... READ MORE >>


EIU Vitalization Project

Thursday, 1 December 2016

A local university's efforts to boost efficiency and enrollment is moving forward.

For the last few months a team of nearly seventy Eastern Illinois University administrators, faculty, and students have been working to identify new marketing strategies, program sustainability, and student enrollment growth for a Vitalization Project.

The team was split into groups, and final rec ... READ MORE >>


Thomas Sentencing

Thursday, 1 December 2016

An Urbana man charged with the murder of his wife is sentenced to prison.

Court documents say 38-year-old Shaun Thomas is sentenced to 45 years, with a credit of 183 days already served.

Thomas originally pleaded guilty to first degree murder after the body of his 37-year-old wife, Jessica Thomas, was found in a plastic tote.

Documents say three of the four charges again ... READ MORE >>