Stack of coins.

October 31, 2017 - News Local/State

Illinois Issues: Is The State Budget Balanced?

Gov. Bruce Rauner recently criticized the Democrats for passing a spending plan that is more than a billion dollars out of balance, according to analysis from his budget office. That same report noted that if one-time revenues are included, the state could see a surplus at the end of the year.

State Representative Jeanne Ives.

Office of State Rep. Jeanne Ives

October 31, 2017 - News Local/State

Q&A: The Woman Taking On Gov. Rauner

State Rep. Jeanne Ives says she’s taking on Governor Bruce Rauner in the upcoming Republican primary.

Robert Mueller.

Andrew Harnik/AP

October 30, 2017 - News Local/State

Grand Jury Approves First Charges In Mueller’s Russia Investigation

Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, turned himself in to the FBI on Monday morning in response to the first charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in last year's election.

Part of a ten dollar bill.

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October 30, 2017 - News Local/State

Illinois Moving To Kill Credit Freeze Fees

lllinois lawmakers are working to end the $10 fee for freezing consumer credit data. It comes months after Equifax, Inc. exposed the sensitive personal information of tens of millions of Americans.

The old federal building in downtown Danville.

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October 29, 2017 - News Local/State

Danville Federal Courthouse To Become New County Admin Building

​For years, the old post office and federal courthouse building in downtown Danville has been nearly empty, except for Congressman John Shimkus’ office. But over the next few months, the building will become the new home of Vermilion County government.

Wisconsin running back Garrett Groshek tries to avoid a tackle by Illinois linebacker Dele Harding.

Bradley Leeb/AP Photo

October 28, 2017 - News Local/State

Illinois Loses Homecoming Game To Unbeaten Wisconsin, 24-10

The Illinois football team lost its homecoming game to No. 5 Wisconsin 24-10 Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Badgers Alec Ingold and Garrett Groshek scored on short runs in the first half, offensive lineman Michael Deiter added another touchdown on a trick play late in the game, and Wisconsin remained unbeaten for the season. 

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