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Morality Is Not A Replacement

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

In a tweet posted on December 2, rising Democratic Socialist politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called attention to the recently failed audit of The Pentagon. This audit, occurring back in November, revealed a mismanagement of around $21...

The Government Shutdown

The Government Shutdown

January 30, 2019

2016 general election results for Sangamon County

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

In the 2016 general election cycle, Sangamon County had a slight increase of 4.5 percent in voter turnout or 99,402 (72.92 percent) of registered voters casting ballots at the polls compared to the 2012 election with only 95,156...

AT&T to acquire Time Warner in biggest buyout in U.S. history

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

AT&T, Inc. announced that it will acquire Time Warner, Inc. in a stock-and-cash transaction agreement valued at $85.4 billion, making it the third-largest media buyout in U.S. history. The board of directors of both companies...

Latino vote becoming increasingly important

Sean Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

The Latino or Hispanic vote is increasingly powerful, and Latino Millennials hold nearly half of that power, giving them the potential to pick the next president of the United States. In the United States, particularly during...

Federal grants made available to help substance abuse victims

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

Community groups in Illinois will receive $3.2 million in federal grants from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to help prevent youth substance abuse across the state. “By working alongside local coalitions,...

Redistricting amendment rehearing denied

Jeff Burnett, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

The Illinois Supreme Court denied a rehearing on the redistricting amendment on Sept. 13, which it ruled unconstitutional earlier this month, meaning that the amendment would not appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. “We cannot afford...

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