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October 19, 2015 - News Local/State

Urbana Budget Amendment For METCAD Deferred

Mayor Laurel Prussing says the two-week deferral called for by two opponents of the measure will give her more time to negotiate a longer payment schedule to cover a sharp increase in Urbana's fee for the 911 dispatch service provided by METCAD.

In this Nov. 3, 2014 file photo, former Governor of Illinois Jim Edgar, left, shows his support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, right, during a campaign rally in Springfield. Edgar, who ran the state from 1991 to 1999, is pressing

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October 19, 2015 - News Local/State

Pressure Mounts For Lawmakers To End Budget Impasse

Legislators appears no closer to a budget deal as they return to Springfield Tuesday.  Last week, former Republican Gov. Jim Edgar, who supported Gov. Bruce Rauner during his campaign, said the governor shouldn't "hold the budget hostage'' waiting for business reforms.

Former Chicago Cub Doug Glanville scores in the eighth inning on a Tom Goodwin sacrifice fly to tie the game 3-3 in game two of the National League Division Series at Turner Field in Atlanta Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003 .

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October 16, 2015 - Longer Listen

Former Cub Glanville Profiles Cubs-Mets Playoff

Former major league outfielder Doug Glanville, who broke in with the Cubs in 1996, was also a member of the 2003 team that fell just short of going to the World Series.  But today, he's best known as an analyst for ESPN and writer for the New York Times and Newsweek.  He spoke with Jeff Bossert about the 2015 Cubs.

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