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Local News – 7/3/15

*List of Area Fireworks Spring Valley – tonight at the Hall High School. Festivities begin at 6PM Mineral – tonight at the baseball park Ladd – tonight at Kennedy Park Princeton – tomorrow night at Zearing Park WZOE AM1490 will be there Henry – tomorrow night at Waterworks Park Mendota – tomorrow night at the fairgrounds Ottawa – tomorrow night at the Ottawa High School Walnut – Sunday night behind Bureau Valley North Utica – Sunday…

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Governor Rauner Vetoes Pay Increase For State Lawmakers – 7/2/15

>>Governor Rauner Vetoes Pay Increase For State Lawmakers (Springfield, IL)  --  Governor Rauner is saying no to pay raises for state lawmakers.  He used an amendatory veto to stop the automatic increases.  Rauner says he stopped the pay hike because of the current state fiscal crisis.  The raises would have been about 14 hundred to 19 hundred dollars per lawmaker. The veto also freezes legislative per diems and mileage reimbursements at current levels. >>State Budget…

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Local News – 7/2/15

*Update on Mautino’s Cancer Treatments State Rep. Frank Mautino released the a statement providing an update on his treatment for esophageal cancer. He has been undergoing a combination of chemotherapy and radiation and the next step is surgery. Yesterday Mautino said, "I continue to receive outstanding medical care, my prognosis remains good and I expect to make a full recovery. While my activity in the district may be limited during this time, I worked to adjust my treatments this…

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No Budget In Place To Start Fiscal Year 2016 – 7/1/15

>>No Budget In Place To Start Fiscal Year 2016 (Springfield, IL)  --  Illinois lawmakers are beginning the 2016 fiscal year without a budget. The General Assembly couldn't agree on a deal yesterday in order to avoid a possible government shutdown.  Governor Rauner told a group of workers at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency yesterday morning that the situation was a "mess" and he hopes the state could fix the problem promptly. >>Democrats Pushing For Temporary One…

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Local News – 6/30/15

*Four Bureau County Students Earn Zearing Scholarships The Robert I. and Delyte K. Zearing Scholarship winners have been announced. The 4 scholarship winners are graduates of Princeton High School and St. Bede Academy. The recipients are Emma Perona of Spring Valley and Keaton Smith of Ladd, both 2015 graduates of St. Bede Academy and the two 2015 graduates of Princeton High School to receive the scholarships are Hailey Michael of Princeton and Andrew Birkey. Each recipient will receive…

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Governor Rauner Promises State Paycheck During Possible Government Shutdown – 6/30/15

>>Governor Rauner Promises State Paycheck During Possible Government Shutdown (Springfield, IL)  --  Governor Rauner promises state workers that if there is a government shutdown due to no budget agreement being reached, they will get paid.  He sent out an email yesterday, the eve of the last day of the 2015 fiscal year.  Rauner's statement conflicts with Attorney General Lisa Madigan's legal position.  She says if the Legislature and the governor don't reach a budget by…

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June Is Wettest On Record In Illinois – 6/29/15

>>Crowds Gather For 46th Annual Pride Parade (Chicago, IL)  --  People in Chicago are still celebrating following the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage.  An estimated crowd of one-million gathered on the North Side yesterday for the 46th Annual Pride Parade.  Several politicians were on hand including Mayor Emanuel and Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk.  The Stanley Cup was even seen on one of the more than 200 floats.  It is not yet known if the parade…

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Local News – 6/27/15

*Gypsy Opens at Festival 56 WZOE, Z98 and WRVY are sponsoring the musical Gypsy, set to open at Festival 56. The play begins this Thursday evening (7/2/15) at 7:30 at the Grace Performing Arts Center in Princeton. It will run through July 11th. In addition to the 7:30 performances on July 7th, 9th, 10th and 11th, there will be 2:00 matinees on July 5th, 8th and 11th. To purchase tickets for Gypsy call 815-879-5656 ext. 11 or stop by the box office between noon and 5PM Monday through…

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Local News – 6/26/15

*Parking Restrictions at Starved Rock Due to recent and continued flooding, there will be parking restrictions at Starved Rock Lodge this weekend. Only guests staying at the Lodge, guests utilizing the Main Dining Room and Back Door Lounge and visitors attending a wedding will be allowed to park in the Lodge lots this weekend. Lodge guests have been e-mailed a parking pass. Wedding guests will be asked to show their invitation to the wedding upon arrival. Daytrippers, hikers and…

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Governor Rauner Signs Education Funding Bill – 6/25/15

>>Authorities Searching For Man Believed To Have Shot At Trooper (East St. Louis, IL) -- State Police are searching for a man believed to have shot at a state trooper in East St. Louis. Gregory Nelson of East St. Louis is being charged with attempted murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon following a shooting Tuesday night during a traffic stop near Interstate 255. The trooper returned fire but the gunman fled. Nobody was hurt during the…

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