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Elizabeth Johnston

John McIntyre sitting at desk
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The McLean County Board has approved keeping the property tax rate the same, as part of next year’s $104.5 million budget.

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Stress is abundant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Job loss, health fears, time spent away from loved ones — it piles up. And that stress takes a toll on the body. For some, the effects are more visible. Some are even losing hair over it.

A proposal to regulate gatherings on county property -- which called for issuing organizers a fine if they don't provide advance notice of demonstrations and other events -- has stalled in a McLean County Board committee.

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After nearly two hours of discussion, McLean County Board members voted 12-8 Thursday night to table a resolution to implement the Restore Heart of Illinois plan

Shayna and Nikita hug
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It was said to be another Year of the Woman. Following Tuesday’s midterm election, that prediction came true as more women were elected to public office across the U.S. than ever before.

McLean County Board candidates at the forum
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The idea of a nonpartisan commission to handle elections in McLean County divided candidates Tuesday at a forum hosted by GLT and the League of Women Voters of McLean County.