Today’s headlines — Wednesday, Sept. 25

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City spent $3.5M on failed Midway privatization deal
51 Privatizing Midway Airport could have left Chicago with $500 million — even after debt was retired — to shore up city pensions and build infrastructure projects. Instead, it ended up costing Chicago taxpayers $3.5 million.

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Lobbying, but for what? Who knew that so many Illinois politicians felt so passionately about the F-35?Click to Continue »

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IDOT delays local bridge repairs again If good things come to those who wait, then Wilmington officials have no problem waiting for repair work planned for the Route 53 bridge over the Kankakee River.

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Our Opinion: Inspector general idea good – if scaled back What a difference a decade makes. It was about 10 years ago that Springfield aldermen objected to newly seated Mayor Tim Davlin’s plan to put $101,000 toward an inspector general position to help root out waste, mismanagement and corruption in city government.

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Chicago Business News
For ADM, it’s all about location, location, location Archer Daniels Midland Co. is shopping for a new city to put its world headquarters. Will Chicago be it?

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JALC passes $38M budget WEST FRANKFORT — For the first time in seven years, John A. Logan College trustees agreed to spend less than they did the previous year while approving a $38 million budget Tuesday for the cur…

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Journal-Courier – opinion,opinion/
Editorial: JDC limbo risks more damage to failing buildings Considering the apparent rush by Gov. Pat Quinn to shutter the Jacksonville Developmental Center — to the point of relocating residents with questionable speed — it’s pretty clear those fast wheels of

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Editorial: The lessons of Cornell Square Park – Chicago Tribune Editorial: The lessons of Cornell Square ParkChicago TribuneThe bill, introduced by state Rep. Michael Zalewski, D-Chicago, would have set stiffer sentences for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and for gun crimes committed by felons. It would have required that offenders serve at least 85 percent of their …

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Shaw: Let voters decide on the need for lieutenant governor – SouthtownStar Shaw: Let voters decide on the need for lieutenant governorSouthtownStarThe current occupant, Sheila Simon, also wants to keep the post around, but she’s exiting to run for another office, state comptroller. Nationally, only five states don’t have a lieutenant governor, so they either tap the state Senate president or a …

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Bears’ Cutler showcases dunking skills in high school … – WLS 890 am Story by 89 WLS Web Writer Kim Rasmussen (CHICAGO) Before he went to Vanderbilt or became the Bears’ starting quarterback, Jay Cutler was dunking on …

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Archer Daniels move worries Decatur residents ADM also says it will spend $750,000 over three years working with the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur & Macon County; give the local school …

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Speaker says Common Core unconstitutional ROCKFORD – More than 150 residents, teachers and school officials from area districts met Monday at the Parkway school auditorium to learn more about …

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Jail consultant: County needs to decide on whom to lock up URBANA — A consultant hired to assess Champaign County’s criminal justice system says the county needs "a better definition of who it wants to put in cages.".

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Adult Education Week: Many GED programs lead to diploma, job 23 through 29 is Adult Education Week, and Decatur has three adult education providers ready to help. “Each one is unique,” said Rocki Wilkerson, executive …

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Tom Kacich: Weibel to challenge Kurtz in primary – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteTom Kacich: Weibel to challenge Kurtz in primaryChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteIn what may be a first in the history of Champaign County, the former chairman of the county board plans to challenge the current board chairman in next year’s Democratic primary election. C. Pius Weibel, who headed the board from 2006 to 2012, says he …

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ilhousegop: Strengthening Illinois Stalking Laws http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/strengthening-illinois-stalking-laws.html?spref=tw … Strengthening Illinois Stalking Lawshttp://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/strengthening-illinois-stalking-laws.html?spref=tw

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tomdemmer: Spoke to the Oregon City Council this evening and helped recognize 20 years of service to the city by Charlene… http://fb.me/YS7k4X8t Spoke to the Oregon City Council this evening and helped recognize 20 years of service to the city by Charlene… http://fb.me/YS7k4X8t

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MikeforIllinois: In #Joliet In #Joliet

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SenatorKirk: Congrats to the Mascoutah School District’s Scott Elementary on becoming a @usedgov Congrats to the Mascoutah School District’s Scott Elementary on becoming a @usedgov

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KirkDillard: Thank you Mayor Holland for the kind words at your event. Can’t wait to come next year for the Tastes’s 10th Annual! pic.twitter.com/l4HUqUw4Wh Thank you Mayor Holland for the kind words at your event. Can’t wait to come next year for the Tastes’s 10th Annual!pic.twitter.com/l4HUqUw4Wh

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bmwheeler: Full house in Johnsburg. @pamelaalthoff Full house in Johnsburg. @pamelaalthoff

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RutherfordDan: In #Chicago In #Chicago

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mjzalewski: .@RobinRobinson .@RobinRobinson

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Illinews: SJ-R: SHA five-year plan mainly about maintenance http://bit.ly/1fkeULx SJ-R: SHA five-year plan mainly about maintenance http://bit.ly/1fkeULx

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SouthernILAlive: Southern: Du Quoin perseveres, opens school http://bit.ly/19D1Wjz Southern: Du Quoin perseveres, opens school http://bit.ly/19D1Wjz

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BenBradleyABC7: 72 Dead. In less than 2 years. In 1 county. The "epidemic" that’s sweeping suburban Chicago. ABC 7 News at 10pm. 72 Dead. In less than 2 years. In 1 county. The "epidemic" that’s sweeping suburban Chicago. ABC 7 News at 10pm.

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WMAYSpringfield: Mayor Skeptical Towards Creation of City Inspector General http://wmay.com/wmay-news/73318 Mayor Skeptical Towards Creation of City Inspector Generalhttp://wmay.com/wmay-news/73318

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Letter: A few ideas for Springfield schools I have read many articles of late about the money problems with District 186 schools. I as a lowly taxpayer can name several fixes to the problem. First, if the …

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Letter: A few ideas for the state’s finances With Iowa and Missouri moving in this direction, Illinois will be totally surrounded by right-to-work states. We are only two more downgrades from Illinois bonds …

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Illinois Tollway Could Expand Payment Deadline for Unpaid Tolls New deadlines touted as simple, consistent approach — and 34 more days to pay.

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ISP watching drivers in school zones – IllinoisHomePage.net ILLINOIS — State police are focusing on schools zones from now until the end of the month.

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ISBA Conference – Fracking in Illinois: Facts and Myths Explained … Matthew Cohn and William Anaya recently spoke and moderated at the Illinois State Bar Association’s CLE Conference titled Fracking in Illinois: Facts and Myths …

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Springfield Proposes $2 Million More on Infrastructure Repairs … The city of Springfield wants to spend an extra $2 million in dedicated money to fix alley-ways and drainage problems, but Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin …

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Illinois State Representative Ron Sandack – WBEZ With less than a month until a possible vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois, advocates are pressing for votes from an unlikely quarter: state House …

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Our View: Opportunity intersection Back then, the Illinois Department of Transportation decided to tunnel beneath the street to build a wide, ramped, pedestrian pathway, pretty much removing …

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IDOT to resurface Ottawa Street The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing Ottawa Street, southbound Route 53, from Jackson to Osgood streets on Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Fall Harvest Is Slow By Jim Anderson – Illinois Radio Network. The progress of the … By this time last year, 94 percent of Illinois corn was mature, and 51 percent harvested. Now, 47 …

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Health Care for Poor By John Gregory – Illinois Radio Network. A new study gives Illinois low marks when it comes to providing health care for the poor. The state-by-state scorecard …

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Kane board mulls health insurance alternatives to offset 9 percent jump GENEVA – Kane County could pay 9 percent more to provide county workers with health insurance next year, thanks in no small part to the Affordable Care Act.

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Illinois: Land of big spenders And if that’s not bad enough, Illinois’ official unfunded pension liability was $55.4 billion in 2008 – and the Commission for Government Forecasting and …

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RepKinzinger: Tune in now to hear me talk with Jay LeSeure on @WCMY or listen here: http://bit.ly/1704oTL Tune in now to hear me talk with Jay LeSeure on @WCMY or listen here:http://bit.ly/1704oTL

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Kadner: Video gambling growth equals nine casinos Video gambling has exploded in Illinois with suckers, I mean gamblers, dropping more than $175 million into the machines since they became legal a year ago in bars, restaurants, veterans halls and other establishments that sell liquor. There now are 9,794 machines operating at 2,402 locations, according to the Illinois Gaming Board, which is the equivalent of adding nine casinos. In January,

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Gery Chico | WUIS 91.9 Nearly all the students at south suburban Roosevelt Elementary School in Riverdale, IL, are African American. Principal Shalonda Randle says she’s made …

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ILOpportunity: No matter how much more money you give Illinois state government, it is going to spend more and borrow more. http://bit.ly/1gWRNSP No matter how much more money you give Illinois state government, it is going to spend more and borrow more. http://bit.ly/1gWRNSP

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Chatham board terminates lobbyist’s contract – Springfield, IL – The State Journal-Register 1 CHATHAM — The Chatham Village Board is ending its contract with the village’s longtime lobbyist and economic development consultant. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to notify Tim McAnarney that it plans to terminate his $24,000 annual contract in 30 days. McAnarney has worked with the village for 10 years. In a separate move, the board voted 3-2 to remove language from the ordinance stat

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Chatham board terminates lobbyist’s contract – The State Journal-Register Chatham board terminates lobbyist’s contractThe State Journal-Register“He’s very competent. He’s well-respected at the Capitol. “One thing I would point out, even the state of Illinois has consultants, has lobbyists in Washington, D.C. The state agencies have lobbyists in the Capitol. It’s not an uncommon arrangement …

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Illinois EPA to clean up burned Grayville High building 2 Owensboro police are on scene of an attempted bank robbery Tuesday afternoon. Officers say a man attempted to break into the US Bank of Carter Road a little …

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WICS NewsChannel 20 :: News – Top Stories – School District "Upbeat" After ADM Announcement Anytime jobs leave a community, it’s bad news for the school district. But Decatur officials are upbeat–despite some high-paying jobs heading out of town. ADM is the largest employer in Decatur, and the company announced Monday that it’s moving its corporate headquarters–which will mean 100 executive positions leaving town.Any time the population drops, there’s a chance that will mean less stude

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WICS NewsChannel 20 :: News – Top Stories – School District "Upbeat" After ADM Announcement Anytime jobs leave a community, it’s bad news for the school district. But Decatur officials are upbeat–despite some high-paying jobs heading out of town. ADM is the largest employer in Decatur, and the company announced Monday that it’s moving its corporate headquarters–which will mean 100 executive positions leaving town.Any time the population drops, there’s a chance that will mean less stude

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Area legislators come together to talk business – The Bugle Area legislators come together to talk businessThe BugleJennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, reiterated her commitment to small business, noting her father’s and their families’ livelihood was based on it. Her mission is to find out if Illinois is bad for business. “We have developed a small business …

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Chicago needs more cops, not troopers Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy this week summarily dismissed the idea of bringing in the Illinois State Police to help quell the violence in Chicago.

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Senator Durbin Statement on Illinois Health Plan Rates – eNews Park Forest San Francisco ChronicleSenator Durbin Statement on Illinois Health Plan RateseNews Park ForestWashington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–September 24, 2013. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement today after the State of Illinois announced that the rates for health care plans in Illinois’ new Health Insurance Marketplace will be …Quinn draws cheers, boos over Obamacare price claimGov

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Munoz encourages attendence to Employment Workshop State Senator Antonio Munoz (D-Chicago) is encouraging Illinois veterans to attend a ‘Navigating the Application Process for State Employment’ Workshop. The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 11AM to 1PM at the Arturo Velasquez West Side Technical Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue. For more information, click the document below to view the event flyer.

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Joliet Patch
5 things you didn’t know about Bruce Rauner FUN FACTS: BRUCE RAUNER What kind of watch does a man as wealthy as Bruce Rauner wear? It’s among our Fun Facts for the Chicago venture capitalist-turned-gubernatorial candidate.

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WGN Radio
Is it the end of the Wrigley ballhawks? Sirott and Murcianio talk to Scott Bolohan from the Red Eye about his experience with the Wrigley Ballhawks. Scott Bolohan shows off his prize for outworking other ballhawks outside Wrigley Field. (Lenny Gilmore / RedEye)

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Montgomery Patch
Oswego 308 Board Shows No Support For Reducing Fees for Orchard Road Apartments The developer of a 906-unit apartment complex asked the board at a previous meeting to reduce fees to $906,000 from about $2.6 million.

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
Ill. Teen with Down Syndrome Models in Wet Seal Campaign A teen model with Down Syndrome is making headlines after she posed in a photo shoot for a popular clothing company. Karrie Brown, a 17-year-old high school student from Collinsville, Ill., jumped into the spotlight after she made waves in the fashion world as a model for a photo campaign for the clothing company Wet Seal. It all started in August when the teen’s mom, Sue Brown, posted a picture o

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ilhousegop: Latest on our Blog: Strengthening Illinois Stalking Laws http://goo.gl/fb/M3I7n Latest on our Blog: Strengthening Illinois Stalking Laws http://goo.gl/fb/M3I7n

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SenatorDurbin: IL’s @FermilabToday IL’s @FermilabToday

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SenatorKirk: Ensuring an excellent education for @ScottAFB Ensuring an excellent education for @ScottAFB

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RonSandack: Off to Rep. Patti Bellock’s fundraiser in Hinsdale. Patti is a terrific rep. and should be supported, IMHO. Off to Rep. Patti Bellock’s fundraiser in Hinsdale. Patti is a terrific rep. and should be supported, IMHO.

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at the Massac Cty. #GOP Spoke at the Massac Cty. #GOP

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mjzalewski: Thru the magic of io7 I’ve managed to accrue 22,000 unread email in my gmail account. Thru the magic of io7 I’ve managed to accrue 22,000 unread email in my gmail account.

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KirkDillard: Attending Mayor Holland’s event at C.D. & Me in #Frankfort Attending Mayor Holland’s event at C.D. & Me in #Frankfort

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MikeforIllinois: I had some great #WillCounty I had some great #WillCounty

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MikeforIllinois: Good times at Traditions in #Joliet Good times at Traditions in #Joliet

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Illinois State Representative Ed Sullivan – WBEZ With less than a month until a possible vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois, advocates are pressing for votes from an unlikely quarter: state House …

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Rauner shifts voting address back to suburbs – Blogs On Politics … 16 Greg Hinz on Politics · Shia Kapos Takes Names · John Pletz on Technology · Joe Cahill on Business · Danny Ecker on Sports · For the Record · On Dining.

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Chicago Sun-Times
Former Tribune exec sentenced in scam A former Tribune Co. real estate director received two years in prison Tuesday for bilking her employer out of $264,000. Stephanie Pater, 39, was sentenced for carrying out a scam in which she paid herself commissions that should have gone to Tribune. She also was ordered to pay restitution. In June, Pater pleaded guilty to mail fraud in the case.

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Local News
Bustos, Kinzinger mum on fundraising How much time do our congressmen spend fundraising? I’m still trying to find out, but haven’t had much success.

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Clout Street – Local political coverage – chicagotribune.com
City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks Scores of union workers protested outside city buildings during lunch Tuesday, taking aim at Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what they contend is an attempt to retroactively freeze their wages after privatizing hundreds of jobs in the past couple of years.

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KSDK – Headlines
Man runs Illinois marathon backwards while juggling One Florida man finds that simply running a marathon is not challenging enough.

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WQAD.com
Quinn in East Moline for company’s expansion [ooyala code="QxbDh5ZToeLUqjWAjMpwkdrWSWm5ykkY" player_id="728b068401c44c3e960e1c9f3ab47295"] An East Moline company has plans to expand, which will in turn bring in over 100 jobs. Material Control Systems Inc. of MATCON is building a logistics facility in East Moline. On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Illinois Governor Pat Quinn was in town for the announcement. “This is the kind

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Evanston Now – News from Evanston’s online newspaper
Township dissolution proposal advances Evanston aldermen Monday introduced without debate an ordinance calling for a binding referendum on abolishing Evanston Township and turning its responsibilities over to the city. read more

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Springfield primed to host Route 66 festival 1 A shiny car with lots of power hitting the open road is part of the American fabric. The spirit of freedom that idea conveys requires little explanation to most Americans; and it is the object of env

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WICS Top Stories
Christian County Schools React to Possible Merger 3 Dwindling state aid means maximizing money: that’s the situation two Christian County schools find themselves in as they consider merging resources. This is just another step in what has been a long process for these schools, who began discussing a potential merger about three years ago when they began seeing a decline in enrollment. …

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Sec. of State Celebrates Progress of Veterans History Project Preserving the memories of veterans. That’s the goal behind the ongoing Illinois Veterans’ History Project. It’s run by the Secretary of State’s office, and seeks to provide a permanent record of the names and stories of Illinois war veterans and their families. …

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Peoria Public Radio
Bustos warns against federal sequester during Head Start visit 1 Congresswoman Cheri Bustos says more cuts to child care services are likely coming if federal sequestration remains next year. Bustos made those comments visiting Webster Head Start in Peoria. The federal sequester this spring cut $400 Million dollars from the national Head-Start program. Bustos says the financial impact will continue past October first:

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WLS Chicago News, Weather, Traffic | Chicago Area News | ABC7Chicago – abc7chicago.com
I-Team: ‘Path to Paradise’ promised to al-Shabaab recruits The shopping mall siege by terrorists in Kenya has ended, but the I-Team says there are questions about Americans who may be involved.

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DavidOrmsby: @RahmEmanuel Delivers $1.6 Million to Train Unemployed for Jobs at O’Hare – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/24/emanuel-delivers-1-6-million-to-train-unemployed-for-jobs-at-ohare/ … #chicago #twill @RahmEmanuel Delivers $1.6 Million to Train Unemployed for Jobs at O’Hare – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/24/emanuel-delivers-1-6-million-to-train-unemployed-for-jobs-at-ohare/ … #chicago #twill

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fspielman: AFSCME members press their case for new contract w/ retro pay hike & privatization guarantees pic.twitter.com/fLFmLdiQwd AFSCME members press their case for new contract w/ retro pay hike & privatization guarantees pic.twitter.com/fLFmLdiQwd

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rkprsolutions: Congrats to Rep. @ElaineNekritz for winning the IBIO John Maitland Award for legislative excellence: http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2013/09/24/2979063/ibio-announces-2013-john-w-maitland.html … Congrats to Rep. @ElaineNekritz for winning the IBIO John Maitland Award for legislative excellence: http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2013/09/24/2979063/ibio-announces-2013-john-w-maitland.html

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SenatorDurbin: What an inspiring story from my colleague @SenatorKirk What an inspiring story from my colleague @SenatorKirk

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mjzalewski: Some things should transcend politics “@jonfavs: .@kalpenn Ted Cruz is now taking the name of White Castle in vain during his filibuster.” Some things should transcend politics “@jonfavs: .@kalpenn Ted Cruz is now taking the name of White Castle in vain during his filibuster.”

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Pantagraph: Longtime health, human services leader to retire http://bit.ly/1fiX77J Longtime health, human services leader to retire http://bit.ly/1fiX77J

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LisaMadigan: Attorney General Madigan: FDA Must Regulate E-cigarettes, Ban Sales to Minors http://bit.ly/18nUsC8 via @eNewsParkForest #twill Attorney General Madigan: FDA Must Regulate E-cigarettes, Ban Sales to Minors http://bit.ly/18nUsC8 via @eNewsParkForest #twill

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illinoispolicy: Illinois residents should say no to progressive tax hike http://illin.is/15pwl3V via @news_gazette @policyvan #twill Illinois residents should say no to progressive tax hikehttp://illin.is/15pwl3V via @news_gazette @policyvan #twill

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thomasfrisbie: Changes at top at #Illinois #Torture Inquiry Commission? http://bit.ly/1bEegpG #twill #policetorture Changes at top at #Illinois #Torture Inquiry Commission?http://bit.ly/1bEegpG #twill #policetorture

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New Lenox mayor renews call to boycott gas stations 2 New Lenox Mayor Tim Baldermann routinely has complained about gas prices being higher in the village than at gas stations carrying the same brands in neighboring towns. Now Baldermann says he will pay for the signs for anyone who wants to picket New Lenox gas stations. He is asking residents to not buy gas, food or any other items from local stations for one month. “I’ll buy the signs out of

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Northbrook Patch
Schneider: Government Shutdown Is Irresponsible Deerfield Congressman educates more than 140 constituents during a Concord Coalition workshop in Lincolnshire about the federal budget process.

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Chicago Public Schools Adds Flipped Professional Development for … Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has adopted a blended approach to teacher professional development in an effort to improve its lowest-performing schools.

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Chicagoland: Illinois Lottery Commissioner Attempted to Drive the State Game … – PJ Media 2 Chicagoland: Illinois Lottery Commissioner Attempted to Drive the State Game …PJ MediaFox 32 in Chicago reports on Illinois lottery superintendent Michael Jones, who the station has found to be steering government contracts to the company he owned until his appointment to the state lottery. The decisions look corrupt on their face. The …

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State Rep. Wants To Ease Paperwork Burden For Illinois Alzheimer’s Patients – CBS Local 2 State Rep. Wants To Ease Paperwork Burden For Illinois Alzheimer’s PatientsCBS Local(CBS) – An Illinois lawmaker is working on ways to help Alzheimer’s patients through the paperwork maze. State Representative Robin Gable from Evanston says witnesses at her committee hearing explained how hard it can be to get the help they’re …

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Fairmount Park to host fewer races next season – Belleville News Democrat Belleville News DemocratFairmount Park to host fewer races next seasonBelleville News DemocratThe Illinois Racing Board on Tuesday announced four alternative schedules for all five Illinois horse tracks’ 2014 season, depending on whether the General Assembly approves an extension of advance deposit wagering. Advance deposit wagering was …Racing Board lays out best-to-worse optionsFairmount faces

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Reboot Illinois: Independent journalism or billionaires’ propaganda? September 24, 2013 (WLS) — Some Chicago area billionaires are bankrolling an internet effort aimed at influencing Illinois politics. The group launched a …

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Chicago Education Activists To Hold First ‘People’s School Board … 25 Community members upset with the "damaging" education policies endorsed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s appointed school board will hold their first …

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Chicago Forward: The future of marriage – Chicago Tribune Chicago Forward: The future of marriageChicago TribuneGreg Harris, House sponsor of the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act; Robert Gilligan, executive director of the Catholic Conference of Illinois; 33rd Ward Chicago Ald. Deborah Mell; and Peter Breen, vice president and senior counsel for the …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Rutherford rhetoric may be music to union ears * I don’t think he answered the questions, but I’d bet money that his kinda-sorta non-answer will please some public employees… When asked by members of the audience about his approach to fixing the looming pension crisis facing the state, [Treasurer Dan Rutherford] voiced his disdain for the inaction of others. He contends that even though […]

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Conflict continues with pension problem – IllinoisHomePage.net SPRINGFIELD — The state’s special pension committee is expected to reveal its proposal any day now, but several lawmakers may not be on board.

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Cicero Avenue construction could cause delays through November … delays through November while the Illinois Department of Transportation completes … Temporary lane closures will intermittently cut traffic down to one lane in …

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School administrators to be recognized with awards 60 Members of Student Advisory Council work with the Illinois State Board of Education, voicing student concerns and providing student perspectives on the state’s …

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Who In Illinois Is Eligible Under Affordable Care Act? CHICAGO (CBS) — Next month begins a new chapter in health care that many Americans are still trying to figure out. On Oct. 1, open enrollment begins for what some call Obamacare. It’s really called the Affordable Care Act, and it affects 1.4 million people in Illinois who currently do not have health insurance. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains what they need to know. At 22, Lashonda Bailey is you

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
State program has preserved thousands of vets’ stories Thousands of Illinois veterans have shared their stories for future generations.

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Chicago Business – Blogs – On Politics
O’Hare locks in rest of money for key taxiway project 2 City Hall today filled in the rest of the funding for a big taxiway project needed at the south end of O’Hare International Airport.On the heels of a $10 million federal grant that was announced last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others said the remaining $82 million needed for the so-called Lima Lima Taxiway will come from O’Hare’s main carriers, United and American airlines, and from passenger ti

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Indiana, Illinois to seek out possible private partners on south … 1 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS … LOWELL, Indiana — The Indiana and Illinois departments of transportation say they’ll ask potential private developers of the Illiana …

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Chicagoland: Illinois Lottery Commissioner Attempted to Drive the … 2 Fox 32 in Chicago reports on Illinois lottery superintendent Michael Jones, who the station has found to be steering government contracts to the company he …

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IGNN: State/All Press Release – Illinois.gov – Illinois Government … EAST MOLINE – Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by executives from Material Control Systems, Inc. (MATCON) to announce the business is building a $10 …

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The Ray Lytle Show Monday September 23 2013 | NewsRadio WTAX The most ridiculous thing of the weekends involves Ray defending a former President. Ray still thinks Ted Cruz is nuts. Nobody wants to vote for Pat Quinn.

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WTAX’s Bob Murray Talks With Matt Dietrich from Reboot Illinois … Home » Podcasts » WTAX’s Bob Murray Talks With Matt Dietrich from Reboot Illinois. Podcasts. WTAX’s Bob Murray Talks With Matt Dietrich from Reboot Illinois.

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Rutherford rhetoric may be music to union ears When asked by members of the audience about his approach to fixing the looming pension crisis facing the state, [Treasurer Dan Rutherford] voiced his disdain …

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Illinois state senator address the issue of pension reform Senator Daniel Biss spoke to visitors at Lake Shore Unitarian Society this past Sunday on the challenges that the state faces when it comes to pension reform.

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State Rep. Wants To Ease Paperwork Burden For Illinois Alzheimer’s Patients (CBS) – An Illinois lawmaker is working on ways to help Alzheimer’s patients through the paperwork maze. State Representative Robin Gable from Evanston says witnesses at her committee hearing explained how hard it can be to get the help they’re entitled to. “Filling out paperwork for long-term care insurance and having it be denied because they didn’t fill out the paperwork correctly, so people ne

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Smart meters coming to Franklin Park, Northlake – Franklin Park Herald 1 Smart meters coming to Franklin Park, NorthlakeFranklin Park HeraldBy the end of 2015, smart meters will automatically notify ComEd of power outages. That’s a big deal says Jim Chilsen, spokesman for the Citizens Utility Board, an Illinois nonprofit that advocates for consumers. “ComEd most of the time doesn’t know …

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ANC-Illinois Sits Down with Rep. Brad Schneider – Armenian Weekly Armenian WeeklyANC-Illinois Sits Down with Rep. Brad SchneiderArmenian WeeklyLINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.—The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Illinois took issues of importance to Armenians in the 10th Congressional District of Illinois to Rep. Brad Schneider (D) on Mon., Sept. 16. The group included ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian …

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Health insurance prices vary by age, county The rates are for bronze plans, which will have lower monthly premiums but … Local organizations and community leaders tell us about events in central Illinois.

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A sampling of Illinois health exchange rates (AP) — Illinois plans to launch a new health insurance marketplace in a week where consumers can shop online for coverage required under the nation’s health care law.

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State Police OK Instructors For Concealed Carry Training 19 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) – Illinois residents can begin applying in January for licenses to carry concealed weapons, but so far only 54 instructors — most from northern Illinois — have been approved to train them. State Police spokeswoman Monique Bond said the agency has received as many as 1,000 applications from would-be instructors, and is “confident that there will be enough instructors to

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Chamber panel tackles health care reform Laura Minzer, the executive director for the Healthcare Council for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Springfield, added that the lack of underwriting also could …

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Northwestern to play Northern Illinois in 2014 – Chicago Sun-Times Northwestern to play Northern Illinois in 2014Chicago Sun-TimesNorthern Illinois’s football team will play Northwestern in 2014, the first matchup between the two teams since 2005. The schools say the game will be the eighth between the two programs since 1975. It’s set for Sept. 6 at Northwestern’s Ryan Field.

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Illinois Ranked Low in Providing Health Care to Poor A new study gives Illinois low marks when it comes to providing health care for the poor.

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Question of the day * The Kankakee Daily Journal’s Phil Angelo interviewed Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner… The Illinois budget: Would make cuts by inviting 30 senior business executives to examine state practices. “It is time to downsize and outsource.” * The Question: Do you think senior business executives would have enough expertise to find significant state budget cuts? Take […]

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Central board adopts code of conduct This is in a mandate from the Illinois Elementary School Association after the school had two incidents from fans since the beginning of the school year.

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Chicago Cubs: Five Reasons the 2013 Season Was a Success 16 With five games to go, the Cubs have won four more games than they did in 2012. … It’s no secret the Cubs need long-term answers in the starting pitcher …

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Who’s backing whom? Now that primary season has picked up, I’ll do this occasionally because it’s the time of year when party leaders will back one candidate or another. Today, we got notice that state Rep. JoAnn Osmond, an Antioch Republican who isn’t running for re-election in 2014, said she’s backing state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale for governor. Dillard is running against state Sen. Bill Brady of Bloomington,

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Duckworth, Davis among congress members who skipped out on Benghazi … – Hawaii Reporter Duckworth, Davis among congress members who skipped out on Benghazi …Hawaii ReporterBy Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog. SPRINGFIELD — U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., is a busy, busy man. That’s why he didn’t stick around last week during a congressional hearing into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Making Chicago a better place for women A recent article in The Atlantic’s Cities section, "How to Design a City for Women," described how officials in Vienna, Austria began taking gender into account in public policy, specifically in urban planning. This process of "gender mainstreaming" came into effect in the early 1990s, after administrators surveyed residents of the city’s ninth district and discovered that wom

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Morning Shift: Heroin addiction in the suburbs We take a look at the growing problem of heroin addiction in the suburbs. We also hear from Evanston playwright, Dan Noonan, and his new award winning play, "Set Up".Photo: Flickr/obviously_c

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Let’s all try to remain calm – The Capitol Fax Blog Let’s all try to remain calmThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Shareholder Martin Glotzer of Chicago, who was openly booed when he asked [ADM Chairman, President and CEO Patricia Woertz] last year about moving ADM’s headquarters, said he knew it would not be a popular question in Decatur. However, he thinks …

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ISP OK’s instructors for concealed-carry training So far, more than 50 instructors have been approved to train Illinois residents applying for applications to carry concealed weapons.

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SJROpinions: Letter from Matthew Glans at Heartland Institute regarding gas tax: States will need creative funding methods http://bit.ly/19B0dLH Letter from Matthew Glans at Heartland Institute regarding gas tax: States will need creative funding methods http://bit.ly/19B0dLH

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Rev. Al Sharpton meets support at Elmhurst College 1 ELMHURST – Although Rev. Al Sharpton’s reputation for invoking upset preceded him when he spoke at Elmhurst College this week, the crowd showed nothing but support for the activist.

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Conroy to hold mortgage relief seminar in Glendale Heights VILLA PARK – On Tuesday night, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, will hold a mortgage relief seminar to help constituents struggling to make mortgage payments.

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Bruce Rauner to ‘shake it up’ if elected Illinois governor Bruce Rauner to ‘shake it up’ if elected Illinois governor … "We need a transformation and I would be the person to shake it up like it has never been shaken …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Hultgren picks Senger in 11th CD GOP primary 5 NAPERVILLE – Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) endorsed Darlene Senger for Congress Tuesday. The 11th CD is currently represented by Democrat Congressman Bill Foster. “Darlene Senger doesn’t run from challenges, she runs toward them,” said Hultgren. “Darlene’s work to hold the…

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Home-grown virtual schools – Aurora Beacon News 6 Home-grown virtual schoolsAurora Beacon NewsLinda Chapa LaVia (D-Aurora), passed a bill enacting a year-long moratorium on online-only charter schools. Meanwhile, K12’s reputation has seen little redemption nationwide in the past year. In August, Tennessee quashed an attempt to open a second …

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Glen Carbon Chief Lakin seeks Dem nod to run for Madison County sheriff 100+ Glen Carbon Police Chief John Lakin has informed Democratic Party leaders that he plans to seek the party’s nomination to run for sheriff of Madison County.Click to Continue »

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KimberlyHoward: The diary of a Springfield Civil War soldier was given to the @LincolnLibrary 1 The diary of a Springfield Civil War soldier was given to the @LincolnLibrary

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Why Does the Chicago Tribune Want Vouchers? | Diane Ravitch’s … Many Midwestern farmers also have a hatred of the Chicago Tribune because it … from a poor Chicago community could not find a decent education within the …

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Lawmakers agree on some reforms, differ on taxes – The Doings La Grange 16 Lawmakers agree on some reforms, differ on taxesThe Doings La GrangeMary Flowers, D-82nd of Chicago, suggested implementing a business transaction tax, but Republicans disagreed. “We’ve got to make this a business-friendly state, a destination economy for those who create jobs,” said Sen. Kirk, Dillard, R-24th of …

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Former Chicago alderman pleads guilty in third corruption case 31 Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano pleaded guilty to wire fraud Tuesday, and prosecutors want to send him to prison for about 20 years.

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City’s offer yanks retroactive pay hikes, union says Rank-and-file Chicago Police officers are not the only ones at risk of losing their retroactive pay raise. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to deny nearly two years’ worth of back pay to 3,000 civilian city employees, their union charged Tuesday. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 disclosed that portion of the city’s offer in an attempt to turn up the heat

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Chicago-NYC most-popular flight in the country More passengers flew from Chicago to New York City in the last year than any other two destinations in the country, new federal data showed Tuesday. In addition, Chicago was the starting or ending point for four of the 10 most popular plane routes traveled, data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics indicated. The information Continue reading →

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Quinn Still Ready To Talk State Police in Chicago 3 Gov. Pat Quinn remains ready to talk about Illinois State Police reinforcement in Chicago after 13 people were injured in a mass shooting last week in a city park. That is, if Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Supt. Garry McCarthy want it. And apparently they don’t. When asked Monday, McCarthy said combating Chicago violence is not an issue of resources. Indeed police announced charges Tuesday of four men,

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Advocates work all angles to woo GOP on gay marriage – WBEZ WBEZAdvocates work all angles to woo GOP on gay marriageWBEZBut advocates are also hoping to build pressure from the grassroots level. One night last week, about 10 volunteers with Illinois Unites for Marriage gathered over pizza and soda to make phone calls from the community room of a church in west suburban …

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Heinrich: Quinn’s Torture-Inquiry Commission Appointees Show Bias A former Geneva police officer whose sister was sexually assaulted and murdered 30 years ago says Gov. Pat Quinn’s latest appointments to the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission can’t be impartial.

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BC-IL–Illinois News Coverage Advisory, IL – KSN-TV BC-IL–Illinois News Coverage Advisory, ILKSN-TVPat Quinn is trickling out some limited information about what Illinois health insurance prices will be on the new marketplace that’s a backbone of President Barack Obama’s health care law. Quinn says the monthly rates … If you have photos of …

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers – Belleville News Democrat Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapersBelleville News DemocratGarman, who will mark her 40th anniversary in the judiciary in January, appears to be fully on board with Kilbride’s initiative, which was announced in January 2012. The number of counties participating in the pilot project has now increased to 35, a …

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Illinews: Belleville: State expected to decide on proposed mental health center in Centreville http://bit.ly/1gWBJk7Belleville: State expected to decide on proposed mental health center in Centreville http://bit.ly/1gWBJk7

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It’s a swing district * Rodney Davis launched his congressional reelection bid yesterday. Sen. Dick Durbin blasted Davis on Sunday… “He just continues to follow the tea party line in Washington,” Durbin said before a Democratic State Central Committee meeting in Springfield. “That may be good news in his Republican primary, but this is a pretty evenly divided district. Come […]

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Illinois gun laws in legal limbo With concealed carry on the horizon, the state’s gun laws are in legal limbo. And a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision only widened the gray area.

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Report: 12 farm fatalities in Illinois last year Officials say Illinois farmers had the safest season in decades last year, with a dozen farm-related fatalities.

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IHSA Student Leadership Conference Monday in Peoria The Illinois High School Association Student Leadership Conference will be Monday at the Peoria Civic Center. email · print. East Peoria Times-Courier – East …

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Quinn Speaks on Chicago Gun Violence Quinn Speaks on Chicago Gun Violence … Emanuel or Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy about outside agencies supplementing Chicago police.

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Sen. Durbin Wants Budget Showdown To End Quickly The Senate is considering a bill to keep funding the federal government past next Tuesday. The measure was passed last week by the Republican-controlled House, and it includes language to defund the Affordable Care Act. To discuss what is the path forward, Steve Inskeep talks to Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois.

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Quinn never said it * From a Saturday AP report… Gov. Pat Quinn said he’s open to sending Illinois National Guard troops or Illinois State Police to assist Chicago police with curbing violence if city officials want the help. He told reporters Saturday after an unrelated event in Chicago that state police have helped in places like East St. Louis, but […]

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Alleged road rage brings charges in southern Illinois – The State Journal-Register Alleged road rage brings charges in southern IllinoisThe State Journal-RegisterMARION — A southern Illinois man is free on bond after being accused of hospitalizing a teenager in what authorities describe as a case of road rage. WSIL-TV reports Williamson County prosecutors have charged 39-year-old John Proz with aggravated …

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Southern Illinois caregiver accused of stealing $25000 from 70-year … HARRISBURG, Illinois — A 70-year-old’s caregiver is accused of stealing more than $25,000 from the southern Illinois woman. Prosecutors in Saline County …

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Wealthy move money to avoid estate tax – The Southern Wealthy move money to avoid estate taxThe Southern“People don’t make decisions about where to live based on taxes,” House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago, said. “If you look at the evidence about high tax states, you’d find that lots of people decide to live in them – just look at …

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ObamaCare begins Oct. 1: What you need to know 32 People living in Illinois may start shopping for ObamaCare health insurance next week, but for many, there are still more questions than answers about what it’s all about and how much it will cost.

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Bloomington asks residents to conserve water – Belleville News Democrat Bloomington asks residents to conserve waterBelleville News DemocratBLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Bloomington officials are urging residents in the central Illinois community to conserve water because of a drought, but aren’t making restrictions mandatory. Craig Cummings is the city’s water director. He says the community’s …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Maybe your Cook County 2012 property tax bill is high, but is it $198,211? 4 CHICAGO – If you think your property taxes are high, Chicago Real Estate Daily found the ten highest property tax bills in Cook County, on multi-million dollar homes. It may be difficult to conjure up sympathy, but think how much…

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ChuckGoudieABC7: NET ALERT: two more charged in #Chicago mass shooting. Total 4 charged in last week’s attack that left 13 wounded including 3 year old boy. NET ALERT: two more charged in #Chicago mass shooting. Total 4 charged in last week’s attack that left 13 wounded including 3 year old boy.

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Emanuel Delivers $1.6 Million to Train Unemployed for Jobs at O’Hare 11 Share on Facebook Retweet this Submit this to Stumble this O’Hare International Airport (Chicago) – The Chicago Department of Aviation will provide up to $1.6 million for worker training and job placement assistance for unemployed Chicago residents. “This $1.6 million investment will provide unemployed Chicago residents with direct job placement and customized training in the sk

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Paul Vallas school ouster case is heard by Connecticut Supreme Court 4 Did Paul Vallas, the former Chicago schools chief who’s now schools superintendent in Bridgeport, Conn., properly receive a waiver to state certification requirements for his current job? That question went before the Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday as it considers whether Vallas should be ousted as schools chief of the northeastern city. There was no immediate ruling.

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Illinois’ fiscal woes justify term limits Your state may need to adopt term limits if … Your state ends the fiscal year with a $6.1 billion red-ink figure and this is celebrated as good news. read more

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Group asks ICC to reconsider Ameren line case – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette 2 Group asks ICC to reconsider Ameren line caseChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteSPRINGFIELD — A coalition of property owners in Piatt, Douglas and Moultrie counties has asked the Illinois Commerce Commission to rehear a portion of the case involving a proposed Ameren Transmission high-voltage power line. The petition filed by …

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Our Opinion: Zoning change for homeless shelter makes sense … from the former Helping Hands of Springfield homeless shelter located at 200 S. 11th St. … the Inner City Mission and Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois.

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After special Grundy County Board meeting, Hoppe still terminated In a special meeting Monday night, the Grundy County Board voted to move forward with Human Resources Director Dan Hoppe’s termination and to request the resignation of County Administrator Chris Wittkamp.

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San Antonio’s own AC Superman saves Illinois school – San Antonio Express 2 San Antonio’s own AC Superman saves Illinois schoolSan Antonio ExpressSAN ANTONIO — Global warming literally is making Americans dumber — by driving school children out of oppressively hot classrooms. Fortunately, one Texas company is doing its part to keep the children cool and in school. After temperatures settled …

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Rep. Kifowit to Partner with Mutual Ground and Eagle Academy of … AURORA, Ill. – In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, will partner with Mutual Ground and …

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Peoria Park District starts discussion of restructured season pass … 5 “We need to increase our revenue base … right now the district is subsidizing golf.” Peoria Park District courses have not turned a profit since 2009 and have …

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Miller: Brady’s lieutenant governor selection could secure GOP bid – Northwest Herald Miller: Brady’s lieutenant governor