Central Illinois Gazette (September 2012)

Dems pour more money into anti-Davis commercials in 13th District

An updated report by the Federal Election Commission today shows that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has upped its involvement in the 13th Congressional District race, putting almost $170,000 more into television commercials critical of Republican nominee Rodney Davis.


More "independent" spending against David Gill

The American Action Network said today that it has entered the 13th Congressional District race against Democrat David Gill.

According to the Federal Election Commission, the conservative group chaired by former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., spent $183,747 last week on television ads and internet advertising against Gill.


Daily dose: Local history, David Gill campaign on TV

Local history In 1912, C.W. Murphy, trustee for the National Refrigerators’ Co.


Daily dose: Local history, EIU enrollment, Tom Cross takes fundraising business to Michigan

Local history

In 1912, there is a shortage of milk hereabouts, due to the heat wave. The near-famine reached its height Wednesday when the milk supply for the city was about 350 gallons short. Hurried calls were made to Chicago, Bloomington, Peoria and Effingham, and those cities were asked to help Champaign-Urbana. But all apparently were in the same boat.


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