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Judge: No Pay For Illinois Workers Without State Budget

A Cook County judge has ruled that Illinois can't pay state workers in full during the ongoing budget impasse.  Some workers covered under federal law will receive federal minimum wage plus overtime.

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Smithsonian Water Exhibit Coming To Mahomet In 2016

The Museum of the Grand Prairie in Mahomet will host a Smithsonian exhibit next summer on the role of water in our communities. The exhibit is called Waterways and is part of a nationwide initiative meant to explore water use across the U.S.

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Davis Says Trade With Cuba Could Help Overthrow Castro Regime

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) says he supports normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba as a step towards expanded trade with the country, which he believes would help hasten the overthrow of the Castro regime.