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Libertarian candidates make campaign stops in Quincy, Jacksonville

QUINCY/JACKSONVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Libertarian candidates for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and comptroller were in west central Illinois Saturday for meet and greet events. Kash Jackson, Bubba Harsy, Steve Dutner and Claire Ball, ballot access director Krysta Walker and campaign manager Brian Lambrecht met with supporters More...

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By Ben Cox On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Time Out Communities LLC seeks to put veterans, elderly out with lot rent raises

JACKSONVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — Ron Hoffstadt and his wife are 17 year residents at the Prairie Knolls mobile and manufactured home park just east of Jacksonville. Danny Davidson, a retired paramedic and More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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COMMENTARY: Bank of Springfield Center and SMEAA — a massive drain on taxpayers

(Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Policy Institute published a story Tuesday regarding the Springfield Metropolitan Exposition and Auditorium Authority (SMEAA) and the damning debt that Springfield taxpayers More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Libertarian Party files nearly 48,000 signatures for ballot access

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Candidates, party officers and volunteers representing the Libertarian Party of Illinois delivered nearly 48,000 signatures for the statewide slate of candidates Monday morning More...

By Ben Cox On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Three Jacksonville residents facing Federal meth charges

JACKSONVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — According to the Department of Justice and United States Attorney for Illinois’s Central District John E. Childress, 40 year old Nathaniel Stone, 32 year old Jeremie Stone, More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Illinois third parties are in weekend time crunch to meet filing deadline

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — It is crunch time this weekend as third party candidates assemble their petition packets leading to the final day of candidate filing for the November 6 general election More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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House representative leaving office early, taking private sector job

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — A Republican state representative who voted in favor of tax hikes in 2017 and opted not to seek re-election in November’s general election is leaving earlier than expected More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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State police investigates Nokomis officer-involved shooting

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois State Police is conducting an independent investigation of an officer-involved shooting that took place Friday evening, June 15 in Nokomis, according to a press More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Rogers honored for four decades of service in Witt council’s May meeting

WITT (Heartland Newsfeed) — Witt Fire Department chief Tom Rogers was a recurring talking point in the city council’s May 22 meeting on several points of discussion. Rogers has marked four decades as More...

By Illinois News Network On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Ousted Madigan aide strikes out at accuser

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A former aide to House Speaker Michael Madigan shot back at the woman who accused him of sexual harassment earlier this year while downplaying her allegations. Attorneys More...

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