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Jason Barickman
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Bloomington state Sen. Jason Barickman said he thinks this week's State of the State speech from Gov. JB Pritzker will not tackle the major issue facing the state.

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The mayor of Normal said he hopes Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker broadens his transition team looking at state infrastructure needs.

Fu Dog statue at Allerton Park.
Courtesy of Allerton Park

Allerton Park has seen the future, and it does not include funding from the State of Illinois. 

Bill Would Give Ex-cons State ID Card

Mar 7, 2016
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Illinois lawmakers are seeking to give every person leaving prison a state ID.

It took Deangelo Hampton two months to get an ID after he was released from prison.

"They talking about you can use your jail stuff to get state IDs, that’s just a lie. We went through a lot."