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Vistra Energy to close coal power plant near Peoria

CHICAGO (AP) — A Texas-based company is closing its remaining coal-fired power plants in Illinois. Vistra Energy had already shuttered four Illinois coal-fired power plants in Canton, Coffeen, Havana and Hennepin and agreed to close another near Peoria as part of a legal settlement. But the ...Read more

November auction set for MacMurray College campus

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — MacMurray College will put its real estate up for auction in November as it prepares to close at the end of the spring session following 174 years of operation. A separate online auction currently underway is offering 600 items from the college located in Jacksonville. ...Read more