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Primary Election Victory for Congressman

Primary Election Victory for Congressman

In last week’s Illinois Primaries, incumbent Congressman Rodney Davis defeated Ethan Vandersand for the republican congressional nomination for Illinois’ Thirteenth Congressional District. Congressman Davis won by a large margin, capturing 77% of the vote.  The Congressman ...

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March 21st, 2016

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Lexington Votes Yes On School Tax

Lexington Votes Yes On School Tax

Voters flowed in slow and steady to the Lexington Community Center this Tuesday to find an important addition to their primary election ballots. This included a vote on raising taxes for Lexington schools. Over 70% of voters said yes to the tax raise, which will allow for ...

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March 21st, 2016

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Unique films to show at Uptown Normal Theater

Unique films to show at Uptown Normal Theater

NORMAL, IL. – Residents of the Normal community will get the opportunity to see unique films Uptown this weekend. Beyond Normal Films Farlee Film Festival will be hosting two film showings at the Uptown Normal Theatre consisting of “Youth,” which will hit the big screen ...

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March 21st, 2016

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Obama Chooses Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Obama Chooses Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

NORMAL- President Barack Obama announced his nomination this morning at the Rose Garden in the White House.  Obama narrowed his choices down to two likely candidates, but who did he choose?

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March 17th, 2016

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The Future Of The Republican Presidential Race

The Future Of The Republican Presidential Race

NORMAL- Tuesday’s Republican Presidential Primaries led to many important events in the 2016 Republican Presidential Contest. Donald Trump was able to win four of the five states that were up for grabs while he lost the state of Ohio by eleven points to Governor John Kasich.

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March 17th, 2016

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Bloomington Council Take Steps For Economic Development

Bloomington Council Take Steps For Economic Development

Bloomington Alderman Scott Black says “engaging the public is key” in moving forward with economic development projects. The City Council passed a resolution approving a contract to purchase the former Mennonite Hospital for $1.4 million, which formerly housed Electrolux on ...

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March 16th, 2016

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Illinois Primary Election Recap

Illinois Primary Election Recap

NORMAL- Texas Senator Ted Cruz took 40 percent of the Republican ballots cast in McLean County during the Illinois Primary. With 12,530 votes, Cruz pulled in front of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders who pulled in 12, 133 votes from the Democratic voters. The race for the ...

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March 16th, 2016

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McLean County For Bernie Marches To Appeal Voters

McLean County For Bernie Marches To Appeal Voters

NORMAL – A diverse array of voters gathered at Uptown Circle Monday for a rally and march dedicated to Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders. 

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March 15th, 2016

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Spreading The Green In Normal

Spreading The Green In Normal

Normal, Ill. – This past weekend was with filled with fun and spirit as the community came out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, parade style that is. Uptown Normal held their 6th annual “Sharin’ of the Green” parade Saturday put on by the McLean County Irish Heritage ...

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March 13th, 2016

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Times Could Change For Unit 5 Schools

Times Could Change For Unit 5 Schools

NORMAL- Students, parents and teachers are voicing their concerns about possible changes to school bus routes and start times. More than fifteen people spoke during a regular board meeting. Unit 5 Superintendent Mark Daniel says the budget situation is forcing them to make ...

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March 4th, 2016

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