11:01 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Illinois Assembly's Rare Hearing Challenges Proposed Workers' Comp Cutbacks

John Coffell sits at his grandmother's table in Hulen, Okla. An injury at a tire plant last year left him unable to work.
Brett Deering for ProPublica/AP

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 9:33 am

Democratic lawmakers in Illinois sought to turn back proposed cutbacks in workers' compensation benefits with a rare eight-hour hearing Tuesday before the entire Illinois House.

House Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan convened the hearing in response to workers' compensation changes proposed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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12:23 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Paducah Officer Injured In Auto Collision in Lowertown District

Credit Paducah Police Department

A police officer was injured during a vehicle collision early this morning in Lowertown Paducah. 

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