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Saturday, February 07, 2015

Just waiting on a call

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Nice paint scheme.

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Behind that board on the left is (or was) a big, beautiful leaded glass window. Knowing Springfield, I'm sure this house is on the demolition list. It would be great if some rehab addict would come along so it doesn't have to be torn down.

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* Very informative discussion: The long game on unions has come to Illinois.

Bottom line, unions are a check against big money and big money doesn't like it. -- me

* Video gambling revenues doubled in 2014:

According to the Illinois Gaming Board, state revenue from the machines topped $164.8 million in 2014, up from $75.1 million in 2013. Municipalities received $32.9 million, compared to $15 million the year before.

* Springfield gaming terminals up 46 percent in 2014; revenue hits $1M:

The number of video gaming terminals in Springfield jumped more than 46 percent in 2014 to 520 at the end of the year.

* Great list: When Keith Sings: The Ultimate Keith Richards/Rolling Stones Mix.

* From you............ (Thru and Thru. I'd say it's one of my faves, but they all are.)

Posted by Marie at February 7, 2015 8:17 PM