Politics and Government
JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent
Partisan candidates who have filed for March 15 primary election for federal, state and Champaign County races
Andrea Zopp, Chicago, Democrat
Tammy Duckworth, Hoffman Estates, Democrat
Napoleon Harris, Harvey, Democrat
SPRINGFIELD — For the second consecutive election, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis will have an opponent in the Republican Party primary.
And for the first time, state Sen. Dale Righter, R-Mattoon, will have one too.
And in Champaign County, Democrats have a candidate for county coroner.
WATSEKA — A limestone quarry west of Ashkum in northern Iroquois County has applied for a permit from the state to expand its mining operation by 54 acres.
DANVILLE — Several Democratic candidates filed Monday to run for the Vermilion County board, giving the party nearly a full slate in all districts.
CHAMPAIGN — A lawsuit alleging two Champaign police officers used excessive force in apprehending a suspect following a single-car accident two years ago could be settled before it ever sees a courtroom.