President Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Obama discussed a range of topics including education, income inequality, climate change and immigration reform.
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January 28, 2014

Decrying Washington Stalemate, Obama Calls For ‘Year Of Action’

With the country slowly digging itself out of recession, some of his legislative priorities buried under Washington's partisanship and his approval ratings at some of their lowest levels, President Obama called for "a year of action" during his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday.


January 16, 2014

Illinois AG Appeals Order On Toxic-Waste Landfill

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is appealing a decision that would put a central Illinois landfill a step closer to storing toxic waste over an aquifer that provides water for about 750,000 people.


Christina Gann speaks at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Gifford on Dec. 26, 2013 during a meeting about tornado relief efforts.
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December 26, 2013

Meeting In Gifford On Additional Support Following Tornado

There is still a long way to go in the rebuilding and repair efforts in the Champaign County town of Gifford, which was hit by a powerful tornado last month. On Thursday night, more than a hundred people showed up to a forum in Gifford to learn about additional support.


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