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Ventra card change starts Monday for CTA, Pace riders Starting Monday, CTA and Pace riders will face a big change as the transit agencies switch over to the new Ventra payment system.

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BrianMackey: MT @flavius217: IL Statehouse makes an appearance on Weekend Update. I’ll credit Springfield native @cecilybecily. // pic.twitter.com/spDf6eh283 MT @flavius217: IL Statehouse makes an appearance on Weekend Update. I’ll credit Springfield native @cecilybecily. // pic.twitter.com/spDf6eh283

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Daily Herald Media Group earns top business honor 2 The Daily Herald Media Group won the Brian H. Burke Business of the Year designation Saturday night and was among several other businesses honored at the Schaumburg Business Association annual dinner.

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Dems Endorse Hertz Lakin May Still Run It is looking more like Madison County Sheriff Bob Hertz will have a challenger for his job. Former Madison County Chief Deputy Sheriff and current Glen Carbon Police Chief John Lakin sought the Democratic Party endorsement in the spring primary…

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Letter: Panel’s decision to build new courthouse not surprising To date, no one in the public nor the local media has seen any official studies conducted by engineering firms concerning options for the courthouse. Recently, the special courthouse committee decided the best solution is to build a new

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Letter: Disappointed at vulgarities in haunted house story I’m writing in reference to the Sept. 29 article entitled, "Monster costume ball kicks off bewitching season." I’m specifically concerned about the following quotations: "I wanted to take her to the haunted house even though they scare

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Pension woes not isolated by size Those who think Illinois’ pension problems only extend to the larger state funds should look again — municipal fire and police pensions also are suffering and could put the local taxpayers who support

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Illiana Expressway’s fate to be determined soon The Illiana Expressway debate is coming to a head as two regional planning boards prepare to vote this month on the billion-dollar question of whether the road should get built. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Metropolitan Planning Organization have been asked to add the proposed tollway to a list of projects eligible for federal funding. The list is part of CMAP’s Go To

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The Barrel Head is back after two years The familiar Springfield pub re-opened two years after foreclosure …. but Illinois National Bank claimed it purchased the business name along with the building …

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Letter: Speak up for Health Alliance The old saying, “Don’t try to fix what is not broken,” applies to Health Alliance not being one the four insurance companies awarded state contacts for Medicare …

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Our Opinion: Skills gap puzzle requires collaboration, commitment No matter how you slice it, unemployment remains a problem both in Illinois and in the United States in general. Job growth from the recession has not met …

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Mental Illness Awareness Week: Hope, services, solutions in reach The Northern Illinois Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness hopes to … Other events include a mental health rally at noon Monday at the Winnebago …

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Illinois Chater School Funding Task Force – October 7, 2013 Illinois Charter School Funding Task Force. Agenda. Meeting #2. October 7, 2013. 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.. ISBE V-Tel Room. James R. Thompson Center. 100 West …

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Common Core curriculum moves into Southern Illinois – Illinois Review 1 PINCKNEYVILLE – Illinois is moving forward with Common Core curriculum standards, and the changes are clearly found in the way math is being taught in the …

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Enyart Stands Alone On US House Vote – WSIL TV Enyart Stands Alone On US House VoteWSIL TV"Shocked and upset," says Illinois Representative Mike Bost. A candidate for Enyart’s congressional seat, Bost says he’s disappointed by Enyart’s decision, especially since the U.S. House Speaker even asked him to reconsider. "He was one, the only one …

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Tdap Vaccine Shortage May Affect Illinois Schools – NBC Chicago NBC ChicagoTdap Vaccine Shortage May Affect Illinois SchoolsNBC ChicagoThe Illinois State Board of Education sent a memo this week to school nurses, principals and district administrators saying the Tdap vaccine shortage will be considered when deciding if a school is in compliance with the required vaccination protocols.

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Chicago might further stuff prisons In a recent op-ed piece in the Chicago Tribune, Maki argued that another approach is needed. “If enacted, mandatory minimums will cost Illinois taxpayers …

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Chicago mayor’s mandatory sentencing plan bad for Illinois Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing a proposal to enact mandatory minimum sentences for … Springfield needs to be part of the solution,” Emanuel said.

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Chicago women’s soccer pros show kids need for practicing skills DECATUR — When rain began to pour down on the athletes practicing at the Decatur Soccer Complex on Saturday afternoon, none of them let a little water get …

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Tom Kacich: Jakobsson stepping up in defense of tax plan – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Tom Kacich: Jakobsson stepping up in defense of tax planChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteThere’s a new Naomi Jakobsson out there, forceful and feisty when it comes to defending her proposal to bring a graduated income tax to Illinois. Last month, the veteran Democratic state representative from Urbana traveled to Charleston to push her …

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Exports.Illinois.gov : 2013 Governor’s Export Awards Reception Governor’s Export Awards Reception. Download Original. Governor Pat Quinn. Download Original. Governor Pat Quinn and Jeff Victor, Treatment Products Ltd.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
John Kelker: Mobilizing a community of volunteers Horace Mann once said, “Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. We do ourselves the most good doing something for others.” In those words, the great education reformer and abolitionist captured the essence of humanity and in many ways summarizes why we work every day to encourage others to give, volunteer and advocate.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
The Barrel Head is back after two years JEROME — Mike Lopez was waiting when The Barrel Head opened Thursday to serve its first lunch crowd in two years, but he wasn’t there for the famous horseshoes. Lopez, Jerome’s village president, had an old friend to welcome back to the neighborhood. New owner Mark Freetly is only the fourth name attached to the 40-year-old pub opened by Pinky McHenry in 1974.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Approved concealed-carry instructors brace for onslaught The phone calls and emails started pouring in almost immediately after John Jackson’s name appeared on the Illinois State Police’s website as an approved concealed-carry instructor in Sangamon County.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Tim Landis: Levi, Ray & Shoup adds office in France Tim Landis column: Technology and consulting firm LEVI, RAY & SHOUP of Springfield has added Paris to its overseas software distribution offices.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
A La Carte: Sugar Jar Bakery to open as downtown take-out Downtown Springfield is getting a bakery. Sugar Jar Bakery, owned by pastry chef Sabrina Martindale, is on schedule to open late this month or early November at 319 E. Monroe St. The space formerly was Moxie Massage.

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Costello to Speak on Infrastructure Issues Former U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello will host a speaking engagement this week at SIU-Edwardsville. The title of the talk is “Our Nation’s Infrastructure …

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Mark Denzler: Protect Illinois manufacturing jobs Despite recent growth, the future of Illinois manufacturing is far from certain. The industry, both at home and abroad, is dependent on free trade — and right now …

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Scenic Byway Week is Underway By Jim Anderson – Illinois Radio Network. Illinois’ seven scenic byways will be calling attention to themselves for a week. This is the second annual Illinois …

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Congressman Rodney Davis to Visit Eagle Ridge Affordable … Congressman Rodney Davis will visit Eagle Ridge of Decatur, a BMA affordable assisted living community, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 15. The community …

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Bernard Schoenburg: Could Quinn win? Yes, leaders say For all the problems in the state under his leadership, Democratic Gov. PAT QUINN can’t be discounted as the 2014 campaign is upon us. That’s the assessment …

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Topinka Optimistic on Pension Compromise | NewsRadio WTAX Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she likes what she has heard so far of a pension compromise proposal that would supposedly save the state $138 …

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Skills Gap: Experts warn of ‘unemployment cliff’ … at 4:45 and Wednesday morning at 8:20 during The WUIS/SJ-R Business Report on WUIS 91.9 FM, 89.3 FM and WUIS.org, or online athttp://www.sj-r.com.

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Bob Heisse: National reporting project on skills gap started here Thanks for reading us, and let me know what you think about anything in The State Journal- Register or http://www.sj-r.com. Executive Editor Bob Heisse can be …

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Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform – Chicago Tribune Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reformChicago TribunePeter Roskam, a high-ranking Republican. A caravan of pro-immigration demonstrators planned to caravan to Roskam’s west suburban district on Saturday. And area pastors were to march to Federal Plaza to call for congressional action. "If you are pro …

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Immigrants, immigration advocates rally for reform – WGNtv.com NBC ChicagoImmigrants, immigration advocates rally for reformWGNtv.comPeter Roskam to support a comprehensive immigration bill that contains a path to citizenship. A mass immigration reform march is scheduled for October 12th in Chicago. 0.000000 0.000000. Share. VIEW & ADD COMMENTS. Click here to cancel reply.Emanuel, Quinn Weigh in On Immigration Reform

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Editorial: Illinois wins if ADM, others remain in state Archer Daniels Midland didn’t become one of the world’s largest companies by spending money recklessly.

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Immigration Rally comes to Roskam district: 9 photos – Suburban Life Publications Immigration Rally comes to Roskam district: 9 photosSuburban Life PublicationsMaribel Caldera (from left, by banner), a representative of PASO, and Ere Rendon, of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) speak to a rally that overflowed out the door of the sanctuary at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in …

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Longtime Sangamon County Judge Retiring – Wics.com After 21 years on the job, Judge Leo Zappa is retiring from the Sangamon County Circuit Court at the. … Make My Non-Profit Run Better Contest · Best Seats In …

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thomasfrisbie: Letter to Editor: Time to consider #prison sentence modification for older inmates. http://ow.ly/px5woLetter to Editor: Time to consider #prison sentence modification for older inmates. http://ow.ly/px5wo

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Counties to receive $3M in transportation improvements Several counties will receive $3.2 million in state capital investments to repair infrastructure in Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall and LaSalle counties, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday.

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Oberweis to host town hall meeting in West Chicago Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) will host a Town Hall meeting Oct. 15 in West Chicago. At the meeting, Oberweis will discuss issues facing Illinois, including the …

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Congressman Davis on WTAX with Bob Murray 10-4-13 … Congressman Davis on WTAX with Bob Murray 10-4-13. Oct 4, 2013. In The News. WTAX. Congressman Davis on WTAX with Bob Murray 10-4-13. Issues:.

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Emanuel, Quinn Weigh in On Immigration Reform – NBC Chicago NBC Chicago (blog)Emanuel, Quinn Weigh in On Immigration ReformNBC Chicago (blog)… Thursday that Gov. Pat Quinn’s move to halt Illinois lawmaker paychecks is unconstitutional and they must be paid right away. But Quinn is not giving up the fight. Mary Ann Ahern reports. Quinn Appeals Judge’s Decision To Resume Illinois Lawmakers …

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Tarter: Medical marijuana could challenge employer drug testing policies A new day is coming for Illinois employers. While it may not dawn right away, preparations for the acceptance, understanding and management of cases dealing with medical marijuana are already underway. In August, Illinois became the 20th state in the country to approve the sale, production and use of marijuana or cannabis, a substance that once had a very different image.

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Disabled woman sues Illinois hotel over firing – Belleville News Democrat Disabled woman sues Illinois hotel over firingBelleville News DemocratThe Associated Press. ROCKFORD, Ill. — A northern Illinois woman is accusing a hotel of firing after she said she needed to use an oxygen tank for her respiratory illnesses at work. The disability rights group Equip For Equality filed a lawsuit Friday …

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Ill. agencies hash out medical marijuana rules – Sacramento Bee Ill. agencies hash out medical marijuana rulesSacramento BeeLou Lang, the chief sponsor of the legislation, said he knows he’s laid some difficult tasks on the agencies’ plates, but he is pleased thus far with the progress they have made. The state Department of Health is examining how to issue identification …

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Governor lands in Peru to talk about road, bridge jobs – LaSalle News Tribune LaSalle News TribuneGovernor lands in Peru to talk about road, bridge jobsLaSalle News TribuneSue Rezin (R-Morris) said she appreciates the local allotments in the capital bill, noting when businesses look at places to locate and invest, “they look at the workforce and the infrastructure.” She said she is on the Senate transportation committee …

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Group marches on Davis’ office for immigration reform

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"Meet the Machines" to be held in conjunction with last Farmers Market TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Main Street will host “Meet the Machines,” a new event for children on Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Review Fifield, Leaving Illinois … On June 24, 2013, in Fifield v Premier, the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District ruled that an offer of at-will employment is not adequate consideration to …

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RepChrisWelch: Panel discussion going on right now! Affordable Health Care Act AKA ObamaCare! Panel discussion going on right now! Affordable Health Care Act AKA ObamaCare!

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RepBerrios: Just saw @ROADIECAB on Irving Park Rd. Thanks for partnering with #PortagePark for #ArtistsMonth Just saw @ROADIECAB on Irving Park Rd. Thanks for partnering with #PortagePark for #ArtistsMonth

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KirkDillard: Enjoying the afternoon in #LakeBluff for their annual Ribfest! Enjoying the afternoon in #LakeBluff for their annual Ribfest!

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RutherfordDan: .@Pantagraph: @IllinoisStateU president hopeful on pensions after talks with Quinn, Rutherford http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/isu-president-hopeful-on-pensions-after-talks-with-quinn-rutherford/article_e2aaaea8-2c8c-11e3-93b6-0019bb2963f4.html … #twill .@Pantagraph: @IllinoisStateU president hopeful on pensions after talks with Quinn, Rutherford http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/isu-president-hopeful-on-pensions-after-talks-with-quinn-rutherford/article_e2aaaea8-2c8c-11e3-93b6-0019bb2963f4.html … #twill

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ChrisWelch_JD: Special thanks to Walgreens for being a sponsor at my Senior Services Fair today. Over 100 seniors… http://instagram.com/p/fGYwlUwsTb/ Special thanks to Walgreens for being a sponsor at my Senior Services Fair today. Over 100 seniors… http://instagram.com/p/fGYwlUwsTb/

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ChrisWelch_JD: Seniors really enjoyed finishing the day with a few games of Bingo. It was very competitive. http://instagram.com/p/fGZrxIwsVb/ Seniors really enjoyed finishing the day with a few games of Bingo. It was very competitive. http://instagram.com/p/fGZrxIwsVb/

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ChrisWelch_JD: I even sat for a flu shot at the fair. Thanks Walgreens! http://instagram.com/p/fGb6jgwsZV/ I even sat for a flu shot at the fair. Thanks Walgreens! http://instagram.com/p/fGb6jgwsZV/

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State Senator Mattie Hunter joins Women legislators from across the … One hundred women legislators and one hundred women community leaders from more than 35 states gathered Monday morning steps from the Capitol to call …

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reynoldsjessica: Hey Chicago, have ideas for improving our lovely city?@Trib_Ed_Board wants to hear them. http://trib.in/1fQB5tc #planchicago Hey Chicago, have ideas for improving our lovely city?@Trib_Ed_Board wants to hear them. http://trib.in/1fQB5tc #planchicago

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Northern Illinois woman accused of shoving grandmother charged … THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 05, 2013 – 1:41 pm EDT. Share/Save/Bookmark. DES PLAINES, Illinois — A northern Illinois woman accused of shoving her …

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Lisa Madigan Says New Battle Against Fraud will Continue Madigan says it’s well known that EACH TIME something new like Obama Care comes out, scammers are going take advantage of peoples’ insecurities. One of …

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Video poker protections questioned – Chicago Tribune 1 Chicago TribuneVideo poker protections questionedChicago TribuneTo control the new, sprawling video gambling market, the state issues licenses to key players at every level of the industry, from slot machine makers to those repairing them, subjecting their backgrounds to the scrutiny of investigators at the …

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DavidOrmsby: Lone Chicago GOP Lawmaker Draws Young Democratic Challenger http://huff.to/1918VpE via @HuffPostChicago #twill #ilgop Lone Chicago GOP Lawmaker Draws Young Democratic Challenger http://huff.to/1918VpE via @HuffPostChicago #twill #ilgop

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RutherfordDan: #Illinois Main Street State Convention was in my home town #Pontiac this year. Happy to stop by and visit. #twill pic.twitter.com/yWW97kl7Mf #Illinois Main Street State Convention was in my home town #Pontiac this year. Happy to stop by and visit. #twillpic.twitter.com/yWW97kl7Mf

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eeners: It appears it was Rep William Enyart D-ILL the only 1 voted AGAINST allowing Clergy to serve military #twill : https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/113-2013/h526 … It appears it was Rep William Enyart D-ILL the only 1 voted AGAINST allowing Clergy to serve military #twill :https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/113-2013/h526

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IllinoisReview: McDermed enters race to replace retiring State Rep. Renee Kosel #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/15SyiWLMcDermed enters race to replace retiring State Rep. Renee Kosel #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/15SyiWL

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IllinoisReview: Supreme Court to decide if big labor can strong arm Illinois mom of disabled son #twill #tcot #teaparty http://bit.ly/1ce00ob Supreme Court to decide if big labor can strong arm Illinois mom of disabled son #twill #tcot #teaparty http://bit.ly/1ce00ob

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Donald Peloquin – New Lenox, IL Patch
Councilwoman Quillman Calls Confrontation a ‘Chaotic Situation’ Councilwoman Jan Quillman said the night she squabbled with a firefighter she was greatly upset by the bloody "massacre scene" she happened upon when her mother-in-law injured a varicose vein.

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RepChrisWelch: Senior Services Fair Set for TODAY, Oct. 5th! #constantcontact http://conta.cc/1f877zu Senior Services Fair Set for TODAY, Oct. 5th! #constantcontacthttp://conta.cc/1f877zu

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RepRobinKelly: Voted today to pay furloughed federal employees after the #GOPshutdown ends. They should not be penalized for this ridiculous shutdown. Voted today to pay furloughed federal employees after the #GOPshutdown ends. They should not be penalized for this ridiculous shutdown.

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RepRobinKelly: 200 Dems sent letter to Speaker #Boehner to #demandavote on Senate CR + allow bipartisan majority to reopen the govt http://goo.gl/5AcbQl 200 Dems sent letter to Speaker #Boehner to #demandavote on Senate CR + allow bipartisan majority to reopen the govthttp://goo.gl/5AcbQl

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DonHarmonIL: Kicking off "Eat Local, Buy Illinois Products" with Sugar Beet CoOp at Oak Park farmers’ market. pic.twitter.com/7MhKZwwRmc Kicking off "Eat Local, Buy Illinois Products" with Sugar Beet CoOp at Oak Park farmers’ market. pic.twitter.com/7MhKZwwRmc

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RepBerrios: #PortagePark #ArtistsMonth supporting Levi and the Veterans Art Museum pic.twitter.com/5iiehsQtEV#PortagePark #ArtistsMonth supporting Levi and the Veterans Art Museum pic.twitter.com/5iiehsQtEV

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AndyManar: What does a $3k mostaccioli lunch look like? Enjoying St. Michael’s School Octoberfest auction in Staunton pic.twitter.com/KuAYpb4Wsq What does a $3k mostaccioli lunch look like? Enjoying St. Michael’s School Octoberfest auction in Stauntonpic.twitter.com/KuAYpb4Wsq

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Bill Wheelhouse and Chris Mooney point out the ironic nature of public radio: i… Bill Wheelhouse and Chris Mooney point out the ironic nature of public radio: it’s new but it does what we’ve done since cave times, tells our story. Support storytelling on WUIS; become a Calendar Club member or increase your commitment by $5+/month. Call 217-206-6403 or clickhttp://wuis.org/invest-now-0. Thanks!Randy Eccles’s PhotosWheelhouse & Mooney note WUIS tells our story. Suppor

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pkadner October 4, 2013 9:36PM. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Calif.

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Daily Herald editors: We love our jobs 1 As part of National Newspaper Week, we asked Daily Herald employees to share with you why they believe newspapers are important. Here are their thoughts:

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Support Franks’ tax bill 20 edition about Jack Franks’ new property-tax initiative, and am writing to say that I am really glad to see that someone in this state is working on structural …

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Missing quarter delays Ill. fire department grant The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports (http://bit.ly/1aRwl01 ) that the city of Lincoln received a $39,506 federal grant in 2009 for a new exhaust system at its fire …

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Former US Congressman Jerry Costello Set to Speak at SIUE Oct. 8 By Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Former U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello will speak on “Our Nation’s Infrastructure—Approaching Crisis?” at 7 p.m. …

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DuPage County Fairgrounds Has Uncertain Future The future of the DuPage County fairgrounds is in the hands of a task force to determine if could change. By Quan Truong Source: Chicago Tribune A panel of contractors, real estate professionals, finance experts and others appointed to find new uses for the DuPage County fairgrounds in Wheaton kicked off its efforts Wednesday, starting a process that could change the future of the land and the ann

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Freedom 1530 WCKG | Ron Paul, Alex Jones, Mancow, Peter Schiff, Free Talk Live, Ernie Hancock, No Agenda, Dan Patrick
District 86 Has Curriculum Plans Hinsdale School District 86 has plans to have equal courses at both High Schools By Annemarie Mannion Source: Chicago Tribune Some Hinsdale Township High School District 86 officials see discrepancies between the curriculum at Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central high schools, and are prompting the district to work toward equalizing the curriculum at the schools. The board recently approved usin

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Availability of in-person help will be scaled back CHAMPAIGN — Since Illinois’ health insurance marketplace opened for business Tuesday, the number of people turning up for help at the Champaign-Urbana …

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State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Affordable Care Act Enrollment and … Sara Feigenholtz Affordable Care Act Enrollment and Information Seminar. Home · News; State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Affordable Care Act Enrollment and …

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Matt Penning and Lisa Clemmons Stott pitching this morning: State Week, Scott S… Matt Penning and Lisa Clemmons Stott pitching this morning: State Week, Scott Simon, Car Talk, Wait Wait, This American Life, Radio Lab and more… Support your Saturday mornings. Support WUIS. Become a Calendar Club member now. http://wuis.org/invest-now-0Randy Eccles’s PhotosPenning &amp; Stott driving home the point that Saturday mornings are made for public radio. Support WUIS now! — with

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RonSandack: Wait. The Governor’s "all in" on pension reform? So where is his bill, his ideas … anything on the details of… http://fb.me/6q30h6tUo Wait. The Governor’s "all in" on pension reform? So where is his bill, his ideas … anything on the details of… http://fb.me/6q30h6tUo

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EdSullivanforIL: The Gov. said he was put on this earth to solve pension problem. How about producing legislation. Bueller, Bueller?http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-quinn-tax-breaks-1005-20131005,0,3921685.story … The Gov. said he was put on this earth to solve pension problem. How about producing legislation. Bueller, Bueller?http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-quinn-tax-breaks-1005-20131005,0,3921685.story

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tomdemmer: What’s better: bad news or no news? #shutdown "Delayed Data Put Forecasters in a Bind" http://on.wsj.com/1hqZS2h What’s better: bad news or no news? #shutdown "Delayed Data Put Forecasters in a Bind" http://on.wsj.com/1hqZS2h

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BruceRauner: Great way to start the day in Marion. Spoke to first ever Williamson GOP monthly breakfast meeting. #BringBackIL Great way to start the day in Marion. Spoke to first ever Williamson GOP monthly breakfast meeting. #BringBackIL

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KirkDillard: In #Will Co speaking at the IL. #GOP State Central Committee meeting,thank you to the committee for all that you do! pic.twitter.com/KSQmAd7Z4B In #Will Co speaking at the IL. #GOP State Central Committee meeting,thank you to the committee for all that you do!pic.twitter.com/KSQmAd7Z4B

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ilhousegop: Latest on our Blog: Get the Facts: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Illinois http://goo.gl/fb/L5KMNLatest on our Blog: Get the Facts: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Illinois http://goo.gl/fb/L5KMN

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Oberweis to host town hall meeting in West Chicago – Suburban Life Publications Oberweis to host town hall meeting in West ChicagoSuburban Life PublicationsAt the meeting, Oberweis will discuss issues facing Illinois, including the state’s pension and fiscal problems. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Wayne Township building, 27W031 North Ave., West Chicago. Free ice cream will be served. For more …

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Zorn: It’s all about the money Red light cameras out, speed cameras in. Coincidence? Ha! Because my weary cynicism never permitted me to believe that red light enforcement cameras were ever really about increasing safety, I was unable to take at face value the city’s claim last week that 36 such cameras are being removed because their safety-enhancing work has been accomplished.

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JGibsonDem: Taking part in Illinois Unites for Marriage’s Statewide Day Of Action today. @IllinoisUnites #IL4M #ILEquality #ILove #twill Taking part in Illinois Unites for Marriage’s Statewide Day Of Action today. @IllinoisUnites #IL4M #ILEquality #ILove #twill

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illegal immigration group marches to pressure Congressman Rodney Davis 1 DECATUR – About 50 people gathered outside Rep. Rodney Davis’s Decatur, Illinois office Friday morning to send off approximately 24 protestors as they embarked upon a 30 mile “pilgrimage for citizenship” to pressure Rep. Davis to back the new House…

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Ameren Training Center Ameren Illinois just opened the Ameren Illinois Metro East Training Center in Belleville. Friday they held the grand opening and tour, giving guests the opportunity to climb a pole. Belleville… From: BNDVideo Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 02:22 More in People & Blogs

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Joe Kelly on pitching Game 3 Cards starter Joe Kelly talks about the challenges of pitching against the Pirates in Game 3 Sunday. From: BNDVideo Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 00:57 More in Comedy

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Calhoun may join rural transportation program HARDIN — Calhoun County commissioners are on board with the formation of a Rural Transit Assistance program in the three-county area and are waiting for more information to move forward.

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Jim Dey: Mayor’s lawyers respond in Walden dismissal case There are two sides to almost every argument — that’s why we have horse races and court cases. There are two sides to almost every argument — that’s why we have horse races and court cases. Take the nasty personnel fight that broke out in Urbana back in June. Mayor Laurel Prussing summarily dismissed — by not reappointing — Liz Walden from her longtime job as an accounting supervisor in the

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Moline filmmaker gets his day to run theater The Moline native, whose documentary "Capone’s Whiskey: The Story of Templeton Rye" has been a big hit around the region, is now running his own movie …

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Fred Klonsky Reviews “Reign of Error” | Diane Ravitch’s blog 1 Fred Klonsky came to hear me lecture at Elmhurst College, near Chicago, and writes about how my last book helped him argue against some of the harmful …

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Shimkus Tells Platts Energy Podium: US Renewable Fuel Standard Action Still Iffy – Wall Street Journal Hoosier Ag TodayShimkus Tells Platts Energy Podium: US Renewable Fuel Standard Action Still IffyWall Street Journal17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Congressional action to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) would come by the end of this year, if it comes at all, said U.S. Congressional Representative John Shimkus, Republican-Illinois, during a Platts Energy …Legislator calls for truce in rene

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Government Shutdown Hits Southern Illinois Water Recreation Areas – KMOX.com Government Shutdown Hits Southern Illinois Water Recreation AreasKMOX.com“Recreation in Illinois is and always has been very big business,” said Chris McCloud, a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. “People need to understand what kind of impact these things have in Illinois. It’s a multibillion …

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RayLong: William R. Quinlan, 1939-2013 http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-william-quinlan-obit-20131004,0,2680157.story … #twill William R. Quinlan, 1939-2013http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-william-quinlan-obit-20131004,0,2680157.story… #twill

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Black Contractor’s Business Summit Metra Chairman, Larry Huggins opening statement at the Black Contractor’s Business Summit on Friday, August 24, 2012. From: Marta Perales Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 05:12 More in News & Politics

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State Representative Al Riley – South Suburban Airport Speech at South Suburban Airport bill signing. My shoe appears at 2:18 at about the same time when Governor Quinn makes a few remarks about the Illiana Expre… From: Marta Perales Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 03:30 More in News & Politics

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Former Gov. Otto Kerner focus of conference Former Illinois Gov. Otto Kerner’s complex legacy will be the focus of an upcoming conference at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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Official: Opting out a way to keep Carle – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Official: Opting out a way to keep CarleChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteThey can opt out of their state coverage, keep Medicare and buy a Medicare supplement plan on their own, said Linda Brookhart, executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association. However, Brookhart said, her advice to retirees is "sit …Unanswered questions on state’s decision to drop Health Alliance for re

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