Mark Wicklund and family at their home in Decatur
Mark Wicklund for Congress
October 12, 2016

Democrat Mark Wicklund Discusses 13th District Issues

Democrat Mark Wicklund is challenging incumbent Republican Rodney Davis for Illinois’ 13th Congressional District seat.  Wicklund’s lone political experience is a three-year stint on the Macon County Board that ended in 2013. The Decatur resident currently serves as the president of the board of directors for the Decatur-Macon County Opportunities Corporation, a not-for-profit agency that provides services such as meals for seniors and energy assistance.

A screen capture of LIFT, a new super-PAC, aiming to tie Gov. Bruce Rauner to Donald Trump.
October 12, 2016

New PAC Aims To Tie Rauner To Trump

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and his allies are shoveling historic piles of cash into legislative races this year. A new federal super-PAC that goes by the acronym "LIFT" is seeking to counter that, by tying Rauner to Donald Trump.

workers unload pipes for the proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline that would stretch from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to Illinois.
Nati Harnik/AP File Photo
October 11, 2016

Access Pipeline Work To Resume In Protest Area

The company building the four-state Dakota Access pipeline says it will resume construction on private land near Lake Oahe in North Dakota, where protests supporting tribal rights have endured for months.  

Champaign County NAACP President Patricia Avery asks questions of the Citizen Review of Complaints Working Group Monday at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Champaign.
Jeff Bossert/Illinois Public Media
October 11, 2016

Panel Exploring Champaign Police Review Board Starts To Get Public Input

The City of Champaign has started gathering public input as it weighs whether to recommend forming a citizens police review board. Monday's meeting of the 14-member Citizens Review of Police Complaints Working Group was first of two this week. The 16 people who attended the first at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church cited concerns with they call an intimidating complaint process that needs to be better explained.

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