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The Latest: Lawmaker pay raise included in budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are in line for a pay raise after a paperwork mix-up that went uncorrected. The House adjourned its spring session Saturday without taking action on a measure that would have frozen base legislative salaries at $67,836. That means that lawmakers would ...Read more

Missing Child Found Safe After Brief Scare Friday

PERU – A child was reported missing late Friday night, but after an area search was discovered safe in Peru.   More details are expected to be released later, but near the 2400 block of Plum Street a young child had reportedly gotten up during the night and wandered outside.    Police, ...Read more