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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 06, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Back To Drawing Board For Monticello School Officials After Referendum Defeat

By Jim Meadows

When the Monticello school board meets next week, members are expected to discuss the voters’ rejection in Tuesday's election of a $40 million bond referendum to build a new high school, and turn the old high school campus into a district-wide grade school.

Categories: Education


AP - Illinois Public Media News - November 06, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Former US Rep Lane Evans, Veterans Advocate, Dies

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Radio

Former Congressman Lane Evans, who died Wednesday, in 2006.

Former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans of Illinois, a former Marine who fought for veterans' rights during his 24 years in office, has died after a long fight with Parkinson's disease.

Categories: Government, Health


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 05, 2014

Obama Cites ‘A Moment For Reflection’ In Election Results

By Bill Chappell, with Additional Reporting from The Associated Press

President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House.

Speaking one day after his party lost control of the Senate to the Republican Party, President Obama says, "I would enjoy having some Kentucky bourbon with Mitch McConnell."

Categories: Government, Politics






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