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Dept. of Veterans Affairs plans women's event
BELLEVILLE (AP) — The state Department of Veterans Affairs and Southwestern Illinois College are teaming up on an event for the fastest growing group of veterans: women.Continued ...
CTA invests $20M for Green Line track improvements
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Transit Authority is putting $20 million worth of improvements into a train line that stretches into the west and south sides of the city.Continued ...
Old Collinsville cemetery signs head to museum
COLLINSVILLE (AP) — Historic, cast iron signs that once stood outside the oldest cemetery in a southwestern Illinois community are being donated to the Collinsville Historical Museum.Continued ...
Clergy members amp up support of gay marriage
CHICAGO (AP) — Advocates of same-sex marriage in Illinois turned up the pressure on state lawmakers Thursday as a group of black Chicago-area clergy members cast their support, calling it a bold step forward for equality — even in the face of potential backlash from colleagues and congregants.Continued ...
Illinois high court rules against E2 owners
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reversed an appellate court's decision that tossed guilty verdicts and sentences for owners of a Chicago nightclub where 21 people were crushed to death in 2003 as they stampeded down a stairwell from the second floor.Continued ...
Audit finds lack of mine inspectors in Illinois
CHAMPAIGN (AP) — The state department in charge of mine safety lacked enough safety inspectors to comply with Illinois law in 2011 and 2012, according to an audit of the agency released Thursday.Continued ...
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