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Quincy man pleads Not Guilty in ComEd Bribery case

Quincy man pleads Not Guilty in ComEd Bribery case

by Associated Press / Scott Hardy

Mike McClain entered that plea Tuesday in Federal court in Chicago

Rapid testing to continue through December in Adams County

Rapid testing to continue through December in Adams County

by Mary Griffith

Hours to be determined later this week

Former Quincy State Representative indicted in ComEd bribery scheme

Former Quincy State Representative indicted in ComEd bribery scheme

by Associated Press / Scott Hardy

Mike McClain indicted Wednesday in Federal court in Chicago

Former Center, Missouri City Clerk indicted on Federal charges

Former Center, Missouri City Clerk indicted on Federal charges

by Scott Hardy

Tracey indicted on four counts; made first appearance Wednesday in U.S. District Court

39th Adams County resident dies of COVID-19

39th Adams County resident dies of COVID-19

by Scott Hardy

Total number of positives approaching 4,000

Positive COVID-19 test results in Adams County spike

Positive COVID-19 test results in Adams County spike

by Scott Hardy

Results from first day of expanded testing show 250 new positives

City to allocate pot sales tax money to Fix or Flatten

City to allocate pot sales tax money to Fix or Flatten

by Scott Hardy

25% of revenue from sales will go to program

WIU Board to vote Monday on new President

WIU Board to vote Monday on new President

by Scott Hardy

Guiyou Huang, President of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, to replace Dr. Jack Thomas

Adams County Board budget keeps levy flat

Adams County Board budget keeps levy flat

by Scott Hardy

Urged to increase cash reserves

Quincy City Council OK's $7.6 million in pension payments

Quincy City Council OK's $7.6 million in pension payments

by Scott Hardy

Police pension nearly 49% funded, Fire pension 40% funded

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Republicans predict more revelations in ComEd bribery scheme as not guilty pleas trigger discovery process

(The Center Square) – All four defendants pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in the ComEd scandal while Illinois House Republicans predicted more revelations in the scheme.

Illinois sees highest daily death toll, though some reported new deaths could be from holiday lag

(The Center Square) – Illinois marked a grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday.

More than one-in-three small businesses closed since January

(The Center Square) – Illinois has lost more than a third of its small businesses since the beginning of the year, according to TrackTheRecovery.org.

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This Day in History: Dec. 3

Police arrest 800 students at the University of California at Berkeley, one day after they staged a massive sit-in. The first telephone text message is sent.

Alaska search suspended after 6 go missing amid flooding, landslides: reports

A search for at least six missing people was suspended Wednesday evening after heavy rains triggered avalanches, landslides and flooding across southeast Alaska, according to reports. 

NYPD believe they’ve found missing Staten Island doctor

After weeks of searching, police believe they have located the body of a missing doctor in a Staten Island park, The New York Post has learned.

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Emails detail Madigan’s use of ComEd as crony job service

Emails between indicted former employees of ComEd show hiring at the company was based on what Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan wanted.

Madigan leadership team member becomes 19th vote opposing him as House speaker

Enough Illinois House Democrats already said they would vote to end Mike Madigan’s 35 years as speaker but losing a party leader will make it much more difficult for him to retain power.

Shop Small gets smaller in Illinois, with 11,200 fewer shop owners

Ownership of bars and restaurants also has declined over 70%, thanks to COVID-19 and associated restrictions

Illinois cell phone taxes highest in nation

Nearly one-third of the cell phone bills in Illinois are taxes