Central Illinois Gazette (September 2012)
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.
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, pension vote in January, almost $400,000 spent on attack ads in 13th District raceFri, 09/14/2012 - 8:35am | Tom Kacich
Local history In 1912, C.W. Murphy, trustee for the National Refrigerators’ Co.
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.