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More local officials in northeastern Illinois are raising concerns about the enforcement of environmental regulations for the planned Foxconn manufacturing plant in neighboring Wisconsin.

Several communities in Lake County along the Illinois-Wisconsin state line have joined county leaders in resolutions calling on Wisconsin officials to reconsider waiving environmental regulations for the Taiwanese company.

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Peoria city officials hope new promotional videos will attract residents and show how their city is improving.

The Journal Star reports that the one-minute videos unveiled to the public Tuesday highlight Peoria's arts, education, and sports.

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News literacy isn’t always taught in schools even though it’s becoming more important in the age of misinformation.

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The parent company of the Pantagraph newspaper in Bloomington reported an increase in quarterly earnings Wednesday.

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Last weekend, when an online video surfaced apparently showing a violent beating inside a Normal apartment, the public didn’t find out about it through a local newspaper, radio station, or TV newscast.