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Marc Tiritilli ends recount Video included

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Marc Tiritilli is waving the white flag as he called off the mayoral vote recount.

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Tiritilli not moving forward with Normal mayoral recount

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Former Normal mayoral candidate Marc Tiritilli will not move forward with a full recount of votes in April's tightly contested election.

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Local senators react to passage of Democratic state budget

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Illinois senators are starkly divided along partisan lines after Senate Democrats pushed through a $37.3 billion spending plan Tuesday that includes a $5.4 billion tax hike. 

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Schock trial date moved to January 2018

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A judge has agreed to move the date of former Rep. Aaron Schock's corruption trial to next year. 

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Bill would bar public preschools from expelling students

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A new bill introduced by a Maywood Democrat would prevent public preschools from expelling their pupils. 

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Illinois lawmakers react to Trump sharing classified info with Russia

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Illinois lawmakers are weighing in after the Washington Post reported President Donald Trump shared "highly classified" intelligence from a U.S. ally regarding the Islamic State to Russian officials during a recent meeting.  

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Mendoza puts state employee bonuses to back of the line

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Newly sworn-in Comptroller Susana Mendoza is moving state employee bonuses to the back of the line of bills to be paid. Mendoza said she is asking staff to prioritize social services, education and public safety ahead of bonuses. “When we learned through news reports in October, that as social service agencies were cutting programs because of delays in state payments, the Comptroller, at the direction of the Governor, was giving out nearly $4 million in bo... More>>

Physics teacher declares candidacy for Normal mayor

NORMAL, Ill. – A Normal man declares his candidacy to become the town's next mayor. Overnight, Mark Tiritilli released a statement, saying he has gathered the required amount of signatures needed to get on the April ballot. He says he is basing his policies on quote "smarter growth, lower taxes, and better roads". Tiritilli is currently a physics teacher at Bloomington High School. There are currently no other challengers to incumbent Mayor Chris Koos in the Normal... More>>

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