Illinois Governor To Air Ad Of Rival, Blagojevich On Wiretap

By SARA BURNETT and JOHN O’CONNOR, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has reserved 30-minute time slots on TV stations across Illinois for infomercial-like campaign ads featuring FBI recordings of conversations between a top Democratic rival and now-imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The ads, which include 11 minutes of discussions between billionaire businessman…

MODOT’s Staff Shortage Could Mean Problems For Motorists In The Event Of Major Snow Storm

Jefferson City, MO  (KTRS)  A worker shortage with the Missouri Department of Transportation could create havoc for motorists if a major snow storm hits the region. MODOT’s Director, Patrick McKenna,expressed that concern to lawmakers during a state budget hearing this week. “We were about 500 people below where we needed to be in terms of…