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February 1, 2023

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HOOPESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Updated Scribner's error on the dollar amount the school claimed it would save. The Hoopeston Area School District #11 closed its Honeywell elementary school earlier this year citing financial concerns and alleging it would save the district close to 250k annually. Their official website...

United States (ECWd) - The Federal District Court issued their order today in the Sarah Palin Defamation case and even though you may not agree with what the New York Times printed, the federal courts have properly applied the well-established case law that should be taught...

Logan Co. (ECWd) - The Atlanta Public Library took out multiple bank loans and all indications are those loans are not allowed by law. 75 ILCS 16/40-5- Sec. 40-5. Buildings and equipment. (a) Whenever the board determines or resolves to erect a building to be used as a...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Mike Marron "called out" by local Danville Resident. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="237"] Mike Marron pic from campaign flyer[/caption] Mr. Mike McClain wrote to the News Gazette about his perspective on Vermilion County Board Chairman, Mike Marron.  This was published in the August 25th, 2017...

Champaign Co., IL. (ECWd) - On August 23, 2017, a Champaign County Judge determined that the positions of Parkland Community College Trustee and employee of the college are incompatible with each other and gave College Trustee and employee Rochelle Harding the opportunity to decide which position...

(Orland Park Public Library Director Mary Weimar's credit card spending is questioned.) ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS -- (ECWd) -  A strong argument can be made that the Orland Park Public Library Board (OPPLB) of Trustees has run afoul of the Illinois Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (50...

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