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Gov. Rauner’s appointment to SIU Board Violates SIU Charter and Ethics Rules

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Gov. Bruce Rauner re-appointed Joel Sambursky, and appointed U.S. district court judge John Phil Gilbert and Attorney Amy Sholar to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University.

Most Courageous Guys in Illinois Today

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They are the muckrakers of the farm fields, bloodhounds for small-town waste and corruption… who comb through the books of municipal governments all across Illinois” ~ Chicago Tribune, March 2, 2015

COLLEGE OF DuPAGE SUED FOR OPEN MEETINGS ACT VIOLATIONS

“The Board’s actions were a slap in the face to the principles of open government and transparency that are embodied in the Open Meetings Act.”

COD Officials Attempt to Intimidate Media…and Fail

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College of DuPage is simply trying to marginalize any media that does not agree with their position.

Nightly NewsCap: Your headlines in AUDIO!

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Topics covered include: Steve Ochs, teacher’s aide at Newton High School, arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of class; Kirby Cheesman takes a plea to sex crime against a Mt. Carmel High School student; and Edgar County Watchdogs make Forbes Magazine.

EDGAR COUNTY WATCHDOGS MAKE FORBES MAGAZINE

Adam with our North Counties correspondent Kirk Allen

Two regular guys from Southern Illinois, Kirk Allen and John Kraft, became folk heroes after lawfully “citizen arresting” their park district board. Now, their fight against corruption threatens to shake the established political order.

INTERESTING LAWSUIT HIGHLIGHTS HEARTLAND LEAD ARTICLE THIS MONTH

Jan Burno

We know that a lot of our Disclosure readers are familiar with the offensive website, topix.com, because we get a lot of referrers from it.

WHO’S THE GUY FROM EFFINGHAM FEATURED AS A DRUNK DRIVER & PAID BY TAXPAYERS?

Mark Doan

He’s a school superintendent, of course!

FAA Orders Edgar County Airport to Suspend All Work

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n a surprisingly timed, but not unexpected move (for us), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (IDOT-DA), to direct the Edgar County Board to suspend all work on the fuel farm and apron expansion projects until further notice.

Nightly NewsCap: Another busy news day, with your headlines in AUDIO

Red Wine on Summer Day

Topics covered include: Danny Coston’s appeals argument heard in Mt Vernon yesterday; Cindy Stearns gets sentence in the killing of her father in Williamson County; names released in yesterday’s U.S. 50 wreck; Edgar County Watchdogs plugged on Reboot Illinois; sad anniversary of the plane crash that killed Paris pilot Rusty Bogue a year ago today; Tina Williams finally arrested in Hardin County; former Carbondale teacher Jordan McGuire exonerated in Evansville sex trial; and the Olney city council approves siting of a medical marijuana facility after a short meeting this afternoon.

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