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Synthetic drug ban to be sent to Governor

While the spring session hasn’t technically concluded, nearly 500 bills were approved by the General Assembly before the scheduled session deadline of May 31. One

Honoring the red, white and blue

Leading up to Independence Day, the nation celebrates Flag Day on June 14 to honor the American flag and what it represents. Over the weekend,

Rain slowing Southern Illinois farmers

Rain and continuing wet conditions have left farmers in parts of Illinois behind schedule—threatening Illinois’ overall soybean, corn and wheat production this year.  In the

Illinois farmers wrap up corn planting

The 2015 Illinois corn crop is now officially 100% planted according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The total amount of corn plants

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