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“Shock and sadness” over LeRoy plant closing

“Shock and sadness” over LeRoy plant closing

The mayor of McLean County’s third largest city urged the public Wednesday night to show caring and compassion for the dozens of people who lost their jobs earlier in the day at the Pioneer Hi-Bred plant.MORE


WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…

WJBC Voices: Plus ca change…

No Neck and his Democratic buddies patted themselves on the back and told us how happy we should all be now that we have a “balanced” budget for the first time in years.

WJBC Voices: Bipartisan fixing the pothole

Now that the spring legislative session is over, it’s amazing to reflect all that was completed: a balanced budget, legalized cannabis and a long-overdue infrastructure bill to fix our roads and bridges.