Illinois opinion sides with AP on Gov. Rauner calendars

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois attorney general has ruled that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office has withheld too much information on his daily appointment calendars from taxpayers. The state’s public access counselor issued an opinion in response to an appeal under the Freedom of Information Act by The Associated Press. Public access attorney Joshua Jones…

Officials warn of health risks due to floodwaters

(KTRS) – As residents across the state deal with floodwaters, officials say they should also be aware of other health risks. The floodwater can be contaminated with sewage and hazardous materials. The sewage treatment plant in Fentor was flooded this week causing raw sewage to flow into the Meramec River. People should keep children and…