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Government
8:20 am
Thu January 31, 2013

ILL Group Wants Dwight Prison Kept Open

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A prison watchdog group is asking Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to reconsider plans to close the Dwight women's prison.

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Politics
8:17 am
Thu January 31, 2013

ILL Falling Into Pension Crises

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Illinois Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan says public employee unions have offered no cooperation on fixing the pension crisis.

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Business
8:16 am
Thu January 31, 2013

ATT Working on Eggners Ferry Bridge Friday Night

AT&T says their crews plan to reconnect fiber optic lines on the Eggners Ferry Bridge starting about 9 p.m. tomorrow (Friday) night.

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Environment
8:41 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Corps of Engineers Clearing New Section of Mississippi

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has cleared tons of rock from one section of the middle Mississippi River and is now moving work upstream in response to river levels lowered by recent drought conditions.

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Environment
8:35 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Rough Weather Rolls Through Region

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Last night’s storm system brought 80 mile an hour winds and multiple tornado sightings to our region as it moved through, but little actual damage was reported.

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Politics
8:32 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Former TN Governor Says Taxes Unfair

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Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen says small businesses suffer an unfairly high tax rate because they don't have powerful lobbyists to fight for loopholes.

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Environment
8:30 am
Wed January 30, 2013

LBL Prepares for Spring Season

The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is making some changes to benefit visitors this spring.

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Education
8:28 am
Wed January 30, 2013

TN Lawmakers Want Limits For Online Schools

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Some Tennessee Democratic lawmakers say they support Gov.Bill Haslam’s proposal placing stricter enrollment requirements on online public schools established in the state.

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Education
8:26 am
Wed January 30, 2013

WKU Challenges Other Schools in Conservation

Western Kentucky University says it is challenging other Kentucky colleges and universities to see which can save the most electricity and water over a three-week period.

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Society
8:22 am
Wed January 30, 2013

TN Lawyers Offer Free Help Line

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A coalition of Tennessee legal groups is launching a toll-free phone line offering free legal information for civil issues.

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