By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces waterfowl hunting season dates

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced Monday waterfowl season dates and bag limits for the upcoming hunting season. These seasons include a 60-day More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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Income tax hike will cost Moultrie County residents $3.8 million more this year

  SULLIVAN (Heartland Newsfeed) — Moultrie County residents will pay an additional $3,812,807 in state income taxes this year, according to an analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS). LGIS More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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Jonas Petty to take on Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer in Illinois House primary

PITTSFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Things are beginning to heat up in the Republican primary against C.D. Davidsmeyer in the 100th District of the Illinois House of Representatives, as Pittsfield businessman More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Montgomery County Treasurer Ron Jenkins will not seek a tenth term in 2018

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — The person who has held county office longer than anyone in Montgomery County’s 196-year history announced that he will not seek a tenth term in office. Montgomery County More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Rep. Chad Hays accused of violating economic interest filing rules

CATLIN (Heartland Newsfeed) — Rep. Chad Hays (R-Catlin) should be prosecuted for filing falsified or incomplete information on his statement of economic interest form, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Newspaper alleged to have joined Carlinville in FOIA battle

  CARLINVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The ongoing war between Edgar County Watchdogs, John Kraft and the City of Carlinville has dragged on for the past five years, and according to a recent report on More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Discovery to buy Scripps in deal valued at $14.6 billion

SILVER SPRING, Md./CINCINNATI, Ohio (Heartland Newsfeed) — Discovery Communications Inc. said Monday they have reached an agreement to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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WSJ report: Charter says no thanks to Sprint mega-merger

Charter Communications sign as shown at a location in Chesterfield, Missouri. (Photo credit: Bloomberg) STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Charter Communications Inc. said it isn’t More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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State tax hike means Harrisburg elite couple get richer

HARRISBURG (Heartland Newsfeed) — School’s out in the summertime. So when Harrisburg School District superintendent Mike Gauch and his wife Angella, a teacher in Carbondale, decided they would drive to More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Chevron shares flat after revenue beats estimates, profits rise from a year ago

SAN RAMON, Calif. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Chevron on Friday reported quarterly profits and revenues that beat Wall Street’s expectations as the company cut costs and as oil and gas prices and refining More...