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State Commission holds hearing on Tamms closure

Illinois state officials sit before the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability panel at Shawnee Community College Educational Center in Ullin Monday afternoon to argue in defense of Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposal to close the Tamms Correctional Center. The hearing, which lasted for more than four hours, took testimony from …

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Commissioners approves Johnson County Comprehensive Plan

The Johnson County Comprehensive Plan resolution was passed in a regularly scheduled commissioners meeting Monday and will provide a guideline for the county to seek both financial and infrastructural improvements to the region. Johnson County initiated a study in 2008 looking to fulfill an obligation to the Southernmost Illinois Delta …

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Johnson County responds to Harrisburg disaster

On Wednesday, February 29 at 4:56 a.m., the City of Harrisburg was struck by a deadly tornado. While much of Johnson County was unaware of the severe destruction to its northeast early that morning, area emergency and law enforcement personnel were already responding. In the hours and days that followed, …

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