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Election - April 9, 2013
4:44 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Field Set for Warsaw City Races

The April 9 Election will bring some new faces to city government in Warsaw.

Three people have filed the paperwork required to be mayor.

Ward 3 Alderman Alan Leffler
Perry Cameron
Tiffany Murphy.

The winner will replace Gary Treatch, who chose not to seek another term in office.

Meanwhile, there are three seats up for grabs on the Warsaw City Council.

In Ward 1, incumbent Truman Phillips will face Joshua Smith.

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Macomb offers site to recycle E-waste.
1:37 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Where to Dispose of Old Christmas Lights?

Broken Christmas Lights to be recycled at Tri-County Regional Collection Facility in Macomb.

After the holiday season people might have broken Christmas lights and used batteries from their new electronic devices. Those should not be thrown in the trash. Also landfills in Illinois do not take electronic waste, but the Tri-County Regional Collection Facility in Macomb recycles it for free.

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Vote to Protect Pensions
11:00 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Pinnacle Employees Authorize Strike

Employees of a Fort Madison industry say they are taking a stand to protect their futures.

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Clock Ticking on 2012 General Assembly
6:11 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Illinois House Adjourns Without Vote on Pension Plan

The Illinois Capitol Building

Over the protests of state employee unions, an Illinois House committee gave bipartisan support to a plan intended to repair Illinois' underfunded pensions.  But the full House adjourned Monday without taking a vote.

The legislation would leave workers paying more for a smaller retirement benefit.  House Republican leader Tom Cross said the change is necessary given the condition of Illinois' pension systems.

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Replacing Legislative Veteran
5:28 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

New SE Iowa Senator Preparing for Session

State Senator-elect Rich Taylor (D-Mt. Pleasant)

Southeast Iowa’s newest state lawmaker says he is still getting used to the state capitol.

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