Circuit clerk issues statement regarding civil case e-filing

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Starting January 1, 2018, all civil cases in Illinois must be e-filed and Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Holly Lemons wants to make sure court users are not caught off guard as the deadline is quickly approaching. An Illinois Supreme Court mandate requires all users of the court file electronically, including More...

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By United Press International On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Phoenix mayor asks Trump to cancel rally next week

PHOENIX/WASHINGTON (UPI) — Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has publicly asked President Donald Trump to postpone a campaign-style rally scheduled for Tuesday. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton asked President Donald More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Study reveals transgender troops ban could cost $960 million

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (UPI) — If the U.S. military implements President Donald Trump‘s directive to ban transgender people from serving, it would cost the U.S. government about $960 million, according More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Lockheed Martin receives $24.1 million F-35 systems contract

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has received a $24.1 million modification to an existing contract for F-35 Lightning II logistics services for U.S. and foreign military sales customers, the Department More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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AG Jeff Sessions: ‘Evil’ Charlottesville attack was domestic terrorism

WASHINGTON/CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (UPI) — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday the “evil attack” that killed a woman protesting a white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Va., was More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Sen. Andy Manar rejects funding changes that would bring $8.7 million more to his school districts

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed/Illinois Policy Institute) — The chief Senate sponsor of Senate Bill 1, State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of the new More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Trump suggests Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell must deliver or step aside

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Mike Fortner says ‘cycle ends,’ won’t seek re-election

WEST CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois State Representative Mike Fortner (R-West Chicago) will end his 12-year career in the House at the conclusion of his current term in January 2019, according to More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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President Trump’s nominations lagging after 200 days in office

WASHINGTON (UPI) — President Donald Trump is lagging behind his predecessors on filling positions in his administration as he reached 200 days in office Monday. President Donald Trump waves to guests and 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...