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dailyGAZETTE Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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DIXON SCHOOLS ELECTION 2014 | PRIMARY FOR GOVERNOR
District email back online Effects of hack linger on website, Twitter account BY MATT MENCARINI email@example.com 800-798-4085, ext. 529
Alex T. Paschalfirstname.lastname@example.org
Republican Bill Brady (right) speaks with Dixon resident Charles Hage on Monday at Books on First as state representative Tom Demmer stands by. Dixon was one of several campaign stops Monday for Brady, who is vying for the Republican nomination for governor in the March 18 primary.
Brady stops in Dixon, calls himself most-electable BY MATT MENCARINI email@example.com 800-798-4085, ext. 529
DIXON – State Sen. Bill Brady was in Dixon on Monday evening and touted himself as the most-electable candidate in the Republican field. Brady, R-Bloomington, met with a handful of residents at Book on First, 202 W. First St., 8 days before the March 18 primary and said that he was the
“reliable Republican.” He pledged that he would work to reduce then eliminate the state income tax, if elected, in addition to eliminating the state Board of Education and protecting existing pensions. Brady lost in the 2010 general election to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and is running against Bruce Rauner, a wealthy private-equity investor, state Sen. Kirk Dillard and state Treasurer
Dan Rutherford for the Republican nomination. “If you look at what it takes [to beat Quinn], I’m the one candidate who’s electable,” Brady said in an interview. “And the reason we say that is, to be electable, you have to be able to bring the Republican base together. And I won 98 of 102 counties [in 2010].” RELIABLE CONTINUED ON A8
Split in support; united in opposition Local lawmakers pick their ponies; neither backing front-running Rauner BY DAVID GIULIANI firstname.lastname@example.org 800-798-4085, ext. 525
Tim Bivins, R-Dixon
Local Republican lawmakers are divided in the race for their party’s nomination for governor. One person they are not supporting – Bruce Rauner, the wealthy private-equity investor who is leading in both fundraising and public opinion polls. Rauner is one of four Republicans seeking the nomination in next Tuesday’s primary election.
First-term Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, supports state Sen. Bill Brady, a Bloomington Republican who lost in the 2010 general election to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. Meanwhile, state Sen. Tim Bivins, R-Dixon, is backing fellow Sen. Kirk Dillard, a suburbanite who is running second in the polls. He also finished second to Brady for the GOP nomination for governor in 2010. SPLIT CONTINUED ON A8
Tom Demmer, R-Dixon
ROCK FALLS | JIMMY JOHN’S COMING SOON
DIXON – The Dixon Public Schools email accounts are back up and running, the assistant superintendent said Monday. The email accounts, along with the district’s website and Twitter account, were compromised by a hacker March 2. The email was restored Monday morning, Assistant Superintendent Margo Empen said, adding that the website is still being worked on, and the district is working with Twitter to regain control of its account. Technology Director Charles Kinsella said the district is still waiting to hear back from the company that runs its parent portal about whether sensitive information on that separate server was compromised. Last week, Superintendent Michael Juenger said the district didn’t think sensitive or private information had been affected. The district’s GoDaddy account, which houses its website server, was hacked, and the website was redirected around 7 p.m. March 2, Kinsella said last week. The district fixed the redirect by the next morning, but the website was redirected a second time. On March 3, Sauk Valley Media received an email from a district employee’s account, but from the email’s content it was clear the employee didn’t send it. The district was notified and later confirmed that the email had been compromised.
CHIEF CONCERN IN OREGON
Promise made as ground is broken Owner says May open is likely, but won’t specify date BY PAM EGGEMEIER email@example.com 800-798-4085, ext. 570
ROCK FALLS – Construction has started at the new Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches restaurant at 511 First Ave., and a May opening is likely, its owner says.
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Service is such a big part of what we do in this business. We want to manage expectations and make sure that these young employees don’t get overwhelmed.
Jimmy John’s owner Liandro Arellano, who also owns the Dixon store
“The demolition is done, and now we’ve moved on to the plumbing and general construction part of the work,” store owner Liandro Arellano Jr. said. Arellano also owns the Dixon Jimmy John’s. The building has been gutted and
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is now being built up in accordance with company blueprints. Waiting on the blueprints had been the biggest holdup in starting the construction, Arellano said. PROMISE CONTINUED ON A5
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Andrzej Dajnowski of Conservation of Sculpture and Objects Studio in Forest Park works on the Blackhawk statue Monday at Lowden State Park in Oregon. Restoration work began on the 104-year-old statue in 2013.
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