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Jacob Beard and Val Laymon
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UPDATED 5:10 P.M. | Mail-in and provisional ballots have flipped the results in a closely contested McLean County Board race.

Jacob Beard and Val Laymon
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UPDATED 1:45 P.M. | It will be two weeks before the community knows the outcome of a contested McLean County Board race.

John McIntyre, Rachael Lund and Jo Ann Litwiller
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McLean County Board Chairman John McIntyre held on in a close battle for re-election while Republicans maintained slim leads in several close races in their hope to maintain a majority.

Ken Allison
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Participants in Thursday night’s virtual Bloomington-Normal NAACP candidate forum were unified in denouncing white supremacy. 

A McLean County Board incumbent says he's helped make county government more accessible, but his challengers say the county hasn't done enough.

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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McLean County Board members are raising a collective eyebrow at a proposed ordinance that would regulate public gatherings on county property.

Jacob Beard
Jacob Beard

McLean County Board member Jacob Beard has announced he's running for re-election next year.