Today’s Headlines — Friday, Aug. 2

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Today’s Headlines — Friday, Aug. 2

by Ryan Keith

BeaconNews @BeaconNews4m

Former Aurora pastor pleads guilty to stealing $1.6 million in donations and investments given to his church http://bit.ly/144Y5Nh

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Thomas Frisbie @thomasfrisbie14m

CST Letters to Editor: No #CPS "gainers"; Rahm’s energy-benchmarking ploy; Issue is#abortion, not women’s rights http://ow.ly/nytHJ

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Illinews @Illinews39m

Sun-Times: Taxpayers deserve ‘golden parachute’ http://bit.ly/1ckFIcl

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Cindy Wojdyla Cain @CindyWojCain45m

Will County urged to act quickly on South Suburban Airport revenue – Joliet Herald News@willcountyboard http://bit.ly/1b00D17

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Radio Group News @RadioGroupNews146m

Accident data shows 24 percent of motorcycle fatalities in Illinois involve a rider who is drunk.

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop47m

Latest on our Blog: Everett McKinley Dirksen: Fiscal conservative and champion of civil rights http://goo.gl/fb/MBhZo

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Illinews @Illinews52m

WMAQ: Bulls Release 2013-14 Preseason Schedule http://bit.ly/14LE4qZ

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Illinews @Illinews1h

Peoria PR: Decision on Dwight Prison could come in September http://bit.ly/1bRJwCA

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Illinews @Illinews1h

KFVS: Taiwan lawmakers brawl over nuclear plant bill http://bit.ly/15jzMxf

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In the Know Illinois @ITKIllinois1h

Get "In the Know" on State Fair, Is TV Watching You? & Corduroy!http://goo.gl/fb/hnWXn

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Jenna Dooley @DooleyJenna1h

Rockford vs. Peotone? Not Likely Says Airport Director. Plus reaction from@ChuckSweeny http://bit.ly/16dLhD9

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Illinews @Illinews1h

WBBM: State Commission Probing Police Torture Withdraws Decision In 1983 Casehttp://cbsloc.al/16MpCSA

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WPSD Local 6 @WPSDLocal61h

If you’re in need of school supplies, #Tennessee and #Missouri are waiving sales tax for the weekend. http://bit.ly/16omBtF #WPSD

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Illinews @Illinews1h

NW Herald: Our View: Support for online voter registration http://bit.ly/1bRFtWI

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dailyherald @dailyherald1h

#PoliticalRecount by @DHStatehouse: DuPage Co. likes new law, Lake Co. doesn’thttp://bit.ly/15juy4C

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970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield1h

Couple To Settle With City Over Accusations Cop Threatened Themhttp://wmay.com/wmay-news/67469

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970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield1h

Illinois State Fair Preview Features Deep Fried Oreo http://wmay.com/wmay-news/67467

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Illinews @Illinews1h

DeKalb: 117-year-old telescope returns to U. of Illinois http://bit.ly/15jqJMN

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Illinews @Illinews2h

CLTV: New law will help families of injured high school football playershttp://bit.ly/16MgkG2

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack3h

3rd annual Goombay Bash is Sat. night! Please support @The_HFoundation as they raise direct $ for cancer research! http://blog.conciergepreferred.com/chicago/13th-annual-goombay-bash-at-navy-pier/ …

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Illinews @Illinews3h

Southern: Winkeler: A cure for chiggers? Yeah, there’s plenty out therehttp://bit.ly/1bRnQXe

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Illinews @Illinews3h

KFVS: Judge to decide whether to block horse slaughter http://bit.ly/15j4qXq

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Illinews @Illinews4h

Southern: Former local journalist, SIU graduate, dies at 28 http://bit.ly/1cuZmAK

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Illinews @Illinews5h

SJ-R: Letter: Return rate assumptions were realistic http://bit.ly/1ck0etD

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Illinews @Illinews7h

SJ-R: Turnover delays Springfield teacher contract talks http://bit.ly/16Lszmp

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WinnebagoCountyNews @WinnCountyNews7h

Stateline Residents React to Medical Marijuana Law http://goo.gl/fb/6qpUU – WIFR News

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Dean Olsen @DeanOlsenSJR8h

Coming Sunday: In-depth look at Obamacare by SJ-R health-care beat reporter Dean Olsen http://bit.ly/1cjEH43 #ACA #Obamacare #TWILL

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Illinews @Illinews8h

WMAQ: Gay Teacher Fired After Marrying Longtime Partner http://bit.ly/14Kjszh

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan8h

I was keynote speaker for the Warren Township #GOP dinner in Lake County.#lakecounty pic.twitter.com/TXkaGaqauc

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan8h

Introduced Rep Kay Hatcher at her event in #Aurora & to alls surprise she will not be running for re-election. pic.twitter.com/hc4aiV9e7l

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Kyle McCarter @SenatorMcCarter9h

Wonderful evening in the park tonight with friends and supporters in Centralia. Gen. Sherman’s rib eye sandwiches were a big hit.

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard9h

Spoke to Arlington Heights Tea Party. Excellent questions, suggestions & dialog!pic.twitter.com/F7JBb9yNKb

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Sue Rezin @SenatorRezin9h

I spent the afternoon touring the Marseilles Dam with General Peabody, Mayor Smith and the US Army Corp of Engineers http://ow.ly/i/2LR9A

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Illinews @Illinews10h

WFLD: State Rep. charged with accepting bribe hosts fundraiser http://bit.ly/1bQrOz8

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Northern IL Alive @NorthernILAlive10h

WQAD: Davenport, developer at odds over casino location http://dlvr.it/3l7qG3

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heraldandreview @heraldandreview10h

Naughty By Nature brings old-school hip-hop to Decatur http://bit.ly/14JVNip

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Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois10h

Does it matter how much time the #governor of #Illinois spends in the state’s capital city?http://goo.gl/YL3B6I

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Bruce Dold @BruceDold10h

Editorial: O’Halloran hits the tracks http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-metra-0802-jm-20130802,0,7041015.story …

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MikeFlanneryFOX32 @PoliticalEditor10h

Meet suburbanite seeking license to grow marijuana in NW Suburbs. Experts: he may earn $3 million a yr. http://bit.ly/1aZSI3G

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Independent Maps @IndependentMaps11h

We are bringing real reform to Illinois. Check us out at http://independentmaps.org and spread the word.

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Register Star @rrstar11h

Mayor Larry Morrissey sad, frustrated to see downtown Morrissey Building in foreclosure.http://ow.ly/nykAA

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SJ-R Breaking News @SJRbreaking11h

Deposition: Non-union police files not subject to MOU http://bit.ly/1cjfZAT

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Sun-Times Editorials @CST_Editorials11h

Editorial: O’Halloran made right decision to resign. #MetraMess http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/21671384-474/ohalloran-made-the-right-decision-to-resign.html …

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Bloomington: Local lawmaker unhappy with medical marijuana law http://bit.ly/14JMUpg

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Lauren FitzPatrick @bylaurenfitz11h

Brad O’Halloran also resigned his post as trustee from the village of Orland Park. Maybe he’s done with public life? #MetraMess

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Illinois report @Illinoisreport11h

High percentage of motorcyclists driving drunk in Illinois in late afternoon … – SuburbanJournals http://dlvr.it/3l7J3K

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WSIL News @WSILNews11h

Enhanced 911 Could Launch Next Year http://www.wsiltv.com/news/local/Enhanced-911-Could-Launch-Next-Year-218015411.html?llsms=371581&c=y …

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Rockford: Our View: Pat Quinn’s pen has been busy — and that’s goodhttp://bit.ly/14JKVB7

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Register Star @rrstar11h

Ever tried a hot dog topped with mac and cheese, bacon and chives? Now you can at#Rockford‘s first food truck. http://bit.ly/17WBBOE

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KFVS News @kfvsnews11h

De Soto man wins $750,000 in Illinois Lottery http://bit.ly/13qJOL6

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Michael J. Zalewski @mjzalewski11h

Senator Mulroe and I stopped by CCH yesterday to discuss what we can do to reduce homelessness going forward. http://fb.me/2h9emwRwK

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Lake County: Under strict state law, it won’t be easy to get medical marijuanahttp://bit.ly/1cjb4A6

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ChicagoBreaking @ChicagoBreaking12h

Blogger fingers McHenry cop for alleged lewd gesture http://trib.in/18V5Wl5

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Andy Manar @AndyManar12h

From my OpEd in Reboot Illinois on our DCEO reform bill: "There are areas in Central and Southern Illinois… http://fb.me/2iCFfVByx

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Doings LaGrange @Doings_LaGrange12h

#ICYMI: Metra officials say the La Grange Road train station won’t be redone until next spring. http://bit.ly/135DHs1

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL12h

"Fracking and our water supply – Harrisburg Daily Register"http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHcYTy_JO8eoXm6CYj3mmKLLufZXw&url=http://www.dailyregister.com/article/20130731/NEWS/130739907 …

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL12h

"89 WLS – Cross, Tryon, Senger call for House hearing on Metra allegations"http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Cross%2C+Tryon%2C+Senger+call+for+House+hearing+on+Metra+allegations&id=57783&is_corp=0 …

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL12h

"Kosel Describes Paychecks vs Law Suit over Pension Reform ‘All Politics’"http://newlenox.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/kosel-describes-paychecks-vs-law-suit-over-pension-reform-all-politics_e66470d5 …

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Illinews @Illinews12h

WSIL: Illinois Patients Still Have Long Wait for Marijuana http://bit.ly/1bPWeBF

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Doug Wolfe – WAND TV @WANDTVDoug13h

I think the media in our town need an ethics lesson. Radio, TV & paper.

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop13h

Metra chairman resigns amid political scandal http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-metra-chairman-resigns-amid-political-scandal-20130801,0,1066336.story …

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard13h

#LeydenTwn./ Elmwood Park offices—getting used to calling Rep. Skip Saviano "Mayor". Gave me a chance to stop b… pic.twitter.com/BQAM5F58Eu

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions13h

Illinois legislative pay flap far from settled even after filing of lawsuithttp://feedly.com/k/15xL7au

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AM1220 WLPO @AM1220WLPO13h

Local state trooper receives a livesaving medal http://wp.me/pqhOH-6Ff

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dailyherald @dailyherald13h

#Palatine man crushed by trash compactor remembered as caring http://bit.ly/13FeDqW

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WJOL News @WJOL13h

Payless Payday For Lawmakers As Pension Reform Languishes http://ow.ly/nyaxc

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Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk13h

Join me in remembering the heroes of the 1944 #Warsaw uprising who fought to free#Poland from nazi oppression. http://www.chicago.msz.gov.pl/en/news/anniversary_of_the_warsaw_uprising#.UfqL0l1inhU.facebook …

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Illinews @Illinews13h

WIFR: Durbin, Bustos Have Thomson Prison Meeting http://bit.ly/14Jlu2B

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Greg Hinz @GregHinz13h

#Metra chair O’Halloran is out. Read his resignation letter here. .http://tinyurl.com/mda9xa8

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Illinews @Illinews14h

Belleville: State issues warning about swine flu http://bit.ly/15houtx

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Illinews @Illinews14h

Belleville: State investigating Lebanon nursing home that left man in wheelchair at the Flying J http://bit.ly/14JeQJI

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Journal-Courier @journalcourier14h

Illinois State Fair celebrates farmers’ resiliency: Resiliency could well be the theme of the 160th Illinois S… http://bit.ly/14Jhmje

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Illinews @Illinews14h

Lake County: Waukegan allows beer garden at lakefront — one day onlyhttp://bit.ly/16KkTAH

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ColonelTribune @ColonelTribune14h

Tribune Editorial: Then there were 9. A note to the Metra board. http://bit.ly/142O9ns

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Ed Sullivan @EdSullivanforIL14h

Good start but not the end of this scandal. RT@chicagotribune: Metra chairman resigns amid political scandal http://trib.in/16bYNap

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Illinews @Illinews14h

WSIL: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Herrin Mayoral Election http://bit.ly/1ctAFET

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thebig550 @thebig55014h

Illinois Horse Racing Board hands down suspension to jockey; say he did not try hard enough in race… http://www.ktrs.com/news/local-news/item/10213-horse-jockey-suspended-for-role-in-fairmount-race …

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Doug Wolfe – WAND TV @WANDTVDoug14h

State Fair Yummy: Oreo cookies encased in cookie dough and battered and then deep-fried. pic.twitter.com/vm8rLy1KJw

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions14h

Entrepreneurs interested in medical marijuana despite federal stance, costshttp://feedly.com/k/15xL0fk

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IL Supreme Court @illinoiscourts14h

3 Appellate Court Opinions and 3 Official Reports posted to the IL Courts website for 1st and 3rd District http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Opinions/recent_appellate.asp …

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Illinews @Illinews14h

WQAD: Moline cancer survivor applauds new pot law http://bit.ly/14JaEtr

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Steve Grzanich @SteveGrzanich14h

BREAKING: @Metra Chairman resigns reports WMAQ-TV

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Oak Park Oak Leaves @OakLeavesNews14h

VIDEO: Gov. Pat Quinn helped mark the grand opening Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Rosemont today: http://bit.ly/16n4VP6

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Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk15h

Frightening statement by Supreme Leader of #Iran. Urge world leaders 2 join me in supporting Baha’is #HumanRights http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/01/iran-supreme-leader-issues-edict-on-banned-sect-tells-people-to-avoid-dealing/ …

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News Democrat @bellevillenewsd15h

State board issues regulatory actions against local individuals, businesses: The Illinois Department of Financ… http://bit.ly/17mWCzG

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News Democrat @bellevillenewsd15h

Cahokia airport gets $508,000 state grant for work on taxilane: The St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia has … http://bit.ly/1ctAk52

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Crain’s Chicago@CrainsChicago15h

U.S. House, Senate stall on transportation funding bill http://ow.ly/nyiZ8 via @GregHinz

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Illinews @Illinews15h

Joliet: State: Joliet prison fire was arson http://bit.ly/14J4vgX

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Fran Spielman @fspielman15h

Hard to believe #Wrigley is valued at only $19 million but then, it is 99 years old and does still have nets to catch falling concrete.

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Illinews @Illinews15h

WBBM: Mom Gets 5 Years In Prison For Leaving Toddlers Alone Before Firehttp://cbsloc.al/1bPwMfI

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Northwest Herald @nwherald15h

D-300 charter school clarifies fees after state intervenes http://shawurl.com/p6f

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Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk15h

Congrats to new UN ambassador #SamanthaPower thank you for your commitment to improve #HumanRights in #Iran http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=iranian_dissident_awareness_program …

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Northwest Herald @nwherald15h

Police: McHenry vandals used golf carts as bumper cars http://shawurl.com/p6e

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Kerry Lester @kerrylester15h

Resiliency could be the theme of this year’s #IL state fair. .@APhttp://www.sacbee.com/2013/08/01/5616165/illinois-state-fair-celebrates.html …

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan15h

Great to speak w/members of Deerfield Rotary Club for their meeting at Deerfield Italian Kitchen. @DeerfieldPatch pic.twitter.com/jrQL5i6Kfq

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WCBU@WCBURadio15h

State economic index shows improvement http://bit.ly/17mSnUP via @WCBURadio

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Scott Fornek @sfornek15h

"Downstate professor had dark secret: He killed his family 46 years ago.’@davemckinney123 @SeidelContent Frank Main http://bit.ly/17Wkpc3

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Tim Landis @timlandisSJR15h

Credit Union 1 offering helps to state lawmakers who have missed paychecks.

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Ray Long @RayLong15h

#Jackson Jr. vows ‘best efforts’ to come up with $750K http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-jackson-jr-vows-best-efforts-to-come-up-with-750000-soon-20130801,0,1884079.story … #Elk @katherineskiba

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Illinews @Illinews15h

Peoria PR: Gearing up for the Illinois State Fair http://bit.ly/1ciDPNk

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Illinews @Illinews15h

SJ-R: Zero-interest loans offered to state lawmakers http://bit.ly/1bPtPvJ

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions15h

Morning Jolt: Student forgotten in jail cell gets $4.1M http://feedly.com/k/15xKVbw

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Illinews @Illinews15h

NW Herald: Extension of electronic billboard ban moves forward http://bit.ly/17mQrvD

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Greg Hinz @GregHinz15h

Transit trouble: House, Senate both tube transp.$$ bills. Could be trouble for #O‘Hare,#CTA, #Amtrak and roads http://tinyurl.com/km7esdx

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Senator Dick Durbin @SenatorDurbin16h

We need to be smarter about our sentencing laws—focus sld be on using limited resources/facilities to house the most violent offenders

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Rep. Kelly Cassidy @RepKellyCassidy16h

View the Virtual Town Hall Recording http://conta.cc/18UIRPF http://fb.me/2kgt2M8qY

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Rick Pearson @rap3016h

I’m hosting @PoliticsTonight subbing for Paul tonight on @CLTVnews at 6. Med marijuana and proposed sprinkler rules. Smoke and the water!

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News Democrat @bellevillenewsd16h

Attorneys apply for open judge seat: EDWARDSVILLE – Fifteen attorneys have applied for a vacant judge position… http://bit.ly/15gWMNe

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Northwest Herald @nwherald16h

A second extension of a ban on electronic billboards in unincorporated areas is on its way to the county board – http://shawurl.com/p68

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Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka16h

Can’t wait to visit with my old friend Tom Miller and @wjpfradio, the Voice of Southern Illinois! Will be on live tomorrow at 7:20 am!

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State Rep. Lou Lang @StateRepLouLang16h

Rep. Lou Lang Hails New Medical Marijuana Law http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/evanston_skokie_morton_grove/community/chi-ugc-article-rep-lou-lang-hails-new-medical-marijuana-law-2013-08-01,0,5139370.story …

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Todd Lighty @tlighty16h

Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, who is 71, has a new lady in his life, a young doctor, source says http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-talk-mayor-daley-date-20130801,0,1344072.story …

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans3317h

Thoroughly enjoyed the Bloom Township Senior Picnic today.

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Fran Spielman @fspielman17h

Cubs say they have authority to put up 650-sq.ft. sign in right-field at #Wrigley and will do it if rooftops won’t agree not to sue.

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack17h

Social media offers new opportunities for direct & immediate engagement in almost any endeavor-politics & policy… http://fb.me/6pp2H5S0o

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Darlene Senger @DarleneSenger17h

Help Us Spread the Word. It’s Time for a Fresh, New Face In Washington! Volunteer Today! http://bit.ly/11ssfsW pic.twitter.com/BjBpCwuVxS

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack17h

Making sure the record’s clear! MT @rebootillinois: Twitter wars aren’t just 4 celebs, the#ILGov is getting into it: http://ow.ly/ny2hb

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Wilmette Life @Wilmette_Life17h

Did you know that Wilmette’s own Josh Corwin won Olympic gold? You’ll never guess how he did it: http://bit.ly/16Edz9C

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Daniel Biss @danielbiss17h

Thanks! I’ll keep trying. MT @timfrisbie @danielbiss seems to be behind much of the GA’s most ambitious legislation lately

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Chicago Reader @Chicago_Reader17h

Oh shit. $55 million just flew out the #TIF window. Here’s how it happened:http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/08/01/meigs-field-iithe-city-council-very-quietly-passes-mayor-rahms-depaul-basketball-arena-deal …

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Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara17h

Huge turn-out at the sprinkler mandate Town Hall last night! pic.twitter.com/eFW83vlVmB

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Rep. Cheri Bustos @RepCheri17h

Pleased to announce another $1M in grant funding for MetroLINK in Rock Islandhttp://bustos.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/congresswoman-cheri-bustos-announces-additional-1-million-in-funding-for …

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Illinews @Illinews17h

WMAQ: Bill Daley’s Letter to the Cardinal http://bit.ly/15gFosb

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Michael Holtz @michael_holtz18h

IDOT: High percentage of fatal drunk driving accidents occur in the late afternoon and early evening. http://bit.ly/14lIT18

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Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage18h

Here’s the new Illinois wineries ad logo pic.twitter.com/baPdsh3SQ6

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98.9 WJEZ @WJEZ18h

Rep. Josh Harms Opens New Office in Pontiac; Criticizes Quinn http://bit.ly/14Irj0t

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Register Star @rrstar18h

Chuck Sweeny: Morrissey the candidate 9 year ago sounds a lot better than Morrissey the mayor does now. http://ow.ly/nx3qz

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Maria A. Berrios @RepBerrios18h

Lunch @RevBrewChicago catching up with @JoseCruz2000 and discussing neighborhood issues. #logansquare support #local business

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WLDS News @wldsnews18h

Man running cross country for addiction awareness http://wlds.com/news/1432-man-running-cross-country-for-addiction-awareness …

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Illinews @Illinews18h

Suburbs: Lemont golf outing to benefit support services foundation http://bit.ly/14Im4h9

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Rep. Cheri Bustos @RepCheri18h

Education should be affordable & accessible for all. That’s why I voted to keep interest rates for student loans low http://bustos.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/congresswoman-cheri-bustos-votes-to-keep-college-affordable-for-illinois …

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Sheila Simon @SheilaSimonIL18h

Looking forward to hearing from North #Chicago residents tomorrow about how we can make our #defense communities even better.

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan18h

Spoke to members of Aurora Golden K Kiwanis Club on the state finances of IL@FoxValleyParks in @CityofAuroraIL pic.twitter.com/fdkQVy5mEk

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Illinews @Illinews18h

WGN TV: Gov. Quinn signs bill legalizing medical marijuana http://bit.ly/16JoIWZ

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Tom Robb @t_robb118h

Shifting To Race Gear Village Ready For Growing Tour Of Elk Grove Eventhttp://bit.ly/14lAQRS @TourOfElkGrove

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Bob Susnjara @DHBobSusnjara18h

Astute politicians should question @John_Kass for not using not using full names of readers in today’s @chicagotribune column.

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Michael J. Zalewski @mjzalewski19h

@TalkIllinois: Letter http://goo.gl/fb/ZUE0x ” another story about a consumer having a problem with a per store @SenatorDan

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Illinews @Illinews19h

WMAQ: Balcony Rail Breaks, Woman Plunges 17 Floors to Death http://bit.ly/1ci1SvO

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Hyde Park Herald @HydeParkHerald19h

A rope seen hanging from a light post is as an electrical workers’ tool and not a noose, as some had feared. http://ow.ly/nxOlH

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970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield19h

Christian: Deposition Reveals New Details About SPD File Shreddinghttp://wmay.com/wmay-news/67412

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Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn19h

HB1 will help eligible patients ease their pain & ensure #IL has strict safeguards to prevent abuse http://tinyurl.com/m55tqkt @StateRepLouLang

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Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn19h

Today I signed The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act to help those #ILresidents who suffer from debilitating medical conditions.

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Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn19h

Over the years, I’ve been moved by the brave patients & veterans who are fighting terrible illnesses. They need and deserve pain relief.

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Deb Mell @debmell19h

Some light reading on my L ride to City Hall for committee. pic.twitter.com/6vdOtHCNmP

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Deb Mell @debmell19h

As a co-sponsor I am thrilled the Gov signed RT @nbcchicago: Breaking: Gov. signs#Illinois medical marijuana bill: http://bit.ly/15ylBSz

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans3319h

Bloom Township Senior Picnic

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Ben Feldheim @PalosPatch19h

State Rep. Fran Hurley shared her thoughts on the beginning of her term in office.http://ow.ly/nxKWJ

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Shia Kapos @ShiaKapos19h

Valerie Jarrett, @VJ44 (great Twitter handle!), runs into Chicagoans during a fire alarm. funny. http://bit.ly/1csLs21

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard19h

A message from Kirk Dillard http://bit.ly/18UnXju

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Michael Tarm @mtarm19h

Gov #racial #profiling? I was tipped off to big ruling by US Judge Castillo saying it’s legit question. My AP story: http://abcn.ws/1aZ64xo

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Kate N. Grossman @KateGrossman119h

The state raised taxes before reforming pensions and now can’t pass reform, a mistake Chgo won’t make, city budget dir. tells CST edit bd.

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems19h

Haine: medical marijuana signed into law http://bit.ly/17mdLJL

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Illinews @Illinews19h

Southtown: Illinois has a cool July, wet year so far http://bit.ly/1chSB6V

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Ryan S. Voyles @Rsmootvoyles19h

Decatur "classic example" of what Dems/Unions have done to Illinois, says GOP gov. candidate @BruceRauner #DecHR http://bit.ly/13DZMwY

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Monique Garcia @moniquegarcia19h

Rep. Lou Lang takes the stage to cheers and yells of "God bless you!" He jokes I only supporters could help him get paid. Quinn laughed.

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions19h

Tom Cross Hosts Job Fair in Plainfield http://feedly.com/k/1cpd2xk

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Benjamin Yount @BenYount20h

In the State Fair press packet. But shhh we must hold the news that Aug 11 is Veterans’ Day at the State Fair pic.twitter.com/xRh2LUnsqt

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Rich Miller @capitolfax20h

Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * As well all know, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon announced her campaign for c… http://bit.ly/1chOQyl

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Rich Miller @capitolfax20h

Capitol Fax #twill Reform stuff: * Ted McClelland shows us why much of the negative media hoopla and reformer … http://bit.ly/16J6TqT

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Register Star @rrstar20h

Our @jaytaft is following former Boylan star kicker as he tries to make an NFL roster.http://ow.ly/nxDCz

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Kristen Schorsch @kschorsch20h

Abbott, Caterpillar among companies with most offshore tax-haven subsidiaries. See who else made the list. http://tinyurl.com/mgh2qf6

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Daily Herald Opinion @dh_opinion20h

Jim Slusher on today’s editorial page. Newspapers and the passing of judgments….http://fb.me/2dwy270Xg

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Kerry Lester @kerrylester20h

"Abe on a stick" will be back at the Illinois state fair this year.

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Kristen Schorsch @kschorsch20h

Rep. Lipinski wants hospital prices disclosed on heels of fed report highlighting wide disparties. http://tinyurl.com/mkkxynz

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WAND News @wandtvnews20h

A local pharmacy donates $28,500 to the Wounded Warrior Project and the story of disabled Iraq war veteran Shane… http://fb.me/2GHufJXII

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Chicago Reader @Chicago_Reader20h

Langdon Neal isn’t actually behind every political deal that goes down in Chicago … it just seems that way: http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/08/01/meet-langdon-neal-one-of-the-insiders-making-deals-to-transform-the-face-of-chicago …

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Wilmette Life @Wilmette_Life20h

Dem. gubernatorial hopeful William Daley asks Cardinal Francis George to rethink funding cuts over gay marriage: http://bit.ly/16J0Suu

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Kristen Schorsch @kschorsch20h

First Chicago medical marijuana clinic to open next week in Wicker Park.http://tinyurl.com/ls34psr

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Mike Brooks @robyroad20h

Ag director Flider speaking at fair preview pic.twitter.com/vav2q2UhL0

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Crain’s Chicago@CrainsChicago20h

First medical marijuana clinic to open next week in Wicker Park http://ow.ly/nxy5T

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Benjamin Yount @BenYount20h

Slow news day = big crowd of reporters at State Fair preview.pic.twitter.com/4OYTjLa8Wy

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Illinews @Illinews20h

Lincoln: 60 years of fond fair memories http://bit.ly/15g3eUM

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Kathryn Rem @KathrynRemSJR20h

New food item at this year’s Illinois State Fair: Bacon-wrapped caramel apple.

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Rich Miller @capitolfax20h

Capitol Fax #twill The day has finally arrived: * Sun-Times… Gov. Pat Quinn will make Illinois the 20th state … http://bit.ly/16IV0kQ

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Southern Illinoisan @thesouthern20h

Immigrant group threatens lawsuit over detainees’ return to Jefferson Co. jailhttp://thesouthern.com/news/local/state-and-regional/immigrant-group-threatens-lawsuit-over-detainees-return-to-jefferson-co/article_cc2cf9ae-fac0-11e2-ac91-001a4bcf887a.html …

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David C.L. Bauer @EditorDCLBauer21h

If you are dressing like a terrorist for a photo shoot in a public place, tell the police BEFOREhand. http://ow.ly/nxrak

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Kristen McQueary @StatehouseChick21h

Op-ed from #RTA board member William Coulson: No need for yet another #Metrainvestigation. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-0801-metra-20130801,0,3521682.story …

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Illinews @Illinews21h

Bloomington: Decatur planner hired as McLean Co. regional director http://bit.ly/1chD2fx

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Greg Hinz @GregHinz21h

#Illiana expressway seriously dinged by federal transit-$$ watchdog. Hellloooo Pat#Quinn.

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Robin Kelly @RepRobinKelly21h

.@MomsDemand You all certainly make some tasty lemonade! #Lemons2Lemonadepic.twitter.com/GvttZe8U6E

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Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn21h

Celebrating the grand opening of @FashionChicago – the new outlet mall in #Rosemontthat has created 2k jobs. pic.twitter.com/mPG8gyY0g4

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ILSenateGOP @ILSenateGOP21h

Enjoying the natural beauty of Illinois’ many parks this summer is now easier than ever! The Illinois Department… http://fb.me/2wDEtdTfh

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Illinews @Illinews21h

KHQA: Paycheck power challenged in Illinois http://bit.ly/1bO7ZZl

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NBC Chicago @nbcchicago21h

#Illinois man repays insurance money with 4 tons of coins: http://bit.ly/13ylFOW

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Andrew Maloney @amaloney2421h

Big-time piece this week: Teen who killed his family in 1960s Texas resurfaces as psychology prof in Decatur, Ill. http://tinyurl.com/q3d5rdh

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Robin Kelly @RepRobinKelly21h

Thank you @MomsDemand for your efforts in commonsense gun control. I love your optimism #Lemons2Lemonade pic.twitter.com/mCSIyjHe74

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dailyherald @dailyherald21h

Lines form at new outlet mall in Rosemont http://bit.ly/13DDNX0

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Illinews @Illinews21h

Champaign: Area legislators upset by federal agency’s actions http://bit.ly/1chwLAr

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Rich Miller @capitolfax21h

Capitol Fax #twill Oh, c’mon: * Sheila Simon went after Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka with a pretty bogus char… http://bit.ly/17lRXhB

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Rich Miller @capitolfax21h

Capitol Fax #twill The fix is in: * Maybe Illinois should offer S&P some more business and they’d rate our sta… http://bit.ly/17lRXht

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MortonGroveChampion @MG_Champion21h

An R-rated film screening organized by a minor at the Morton Grove library is stirring up debate. What do you think? http://bit.ly/16wunzv

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Illinews @Illinews21h

WQAD: Arrest made after 20 reported burglaries in Dixon http://bit.ly/1bOcdA9

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Diane Dungey @DianeDungey22h

Why Quinn didn’t veto controversial Lake County election commission.http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130801/news/708019951/ …

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MyStateline.com@MyStateline22h

Repairs to Hononegah High School to Cost Nearly $700K http://bit.ly/1bO88Mq #news

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Illinois Observer @IL_Observer22h

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will open a new Divvy bike sharing station; Fosco Park Community Center; 11:15 a.m. #chicago

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Michelle Manchir @TribuneMM22h

Not great … Checkered past of doctor recently charged in 4 killings fell through the cracks in Illinois http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-met-anthony-garcia-uic-20130731,0,2644454.story …

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack22h

Today my office will be hosting mobile office hours at the Naper Blvd Public Library (2035 South Naper Blvd) from… http://fb.me/10Wws8JQY

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Daniel Biss @danielbiss22h

Check out this @Suntimes editorial in support of cell phone tracking #privacy similar to my bill SB1918: http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/21642697-474/illinois-should-enact-a-law-keeping-cellphone-tracking-data-private.html …

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Rich Miller @capitolfax22h

Capitol Fax #twill Daley weighs in on Catholic immigrant funding fight: * From a few days ago… Local political… http://bit.ly/14HsTQe

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Michael J. Zalewski @mjzalewski22h

.@BenYount because IL a state of laws, Ben, & its treacherous slope allowing officials to decide which laws they enforce & which they won’t

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems22h

August 1 is Natl Minority Donor Awareness Day; Munoz encourages minority participationhttp://bit.ly/13jWfsd http://www.lifegoeson.com

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems22h

Stadelman offers informational meeting on financial assistance for crime victimshttp://bit.ly/15crKWP

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Michael J. Zalewski @mjzalewski22h

The weather looks like it will cooperate Saturday, so don’t forget about Elhert’s Splash Pad! -07302013:article http://fb.me/HRt8y7Qf

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard22h

My interview on the Michael Koolidge show will air on: Thursday, August 1, 2013 10:00am on WROK 12:00pm Ta… pic.twitter.com/j5zldhpFba

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tom kacich @tkacich22h

Says here that "few expect" Erika Harold to beat Rodney Davis … Has The Tea Party Peaked? – http://NationalJournal.com http://www.nationaljournal.com/columns/against-the-grain/has-the-tea-party-peaked-20130731 …

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems22h

Congrats. RT @StateRepLouLang Medical marijuana will be law in IL. Gov will sign HB1 at University of Chicago Care Ctr. on Thursday. #twill

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Dan Kotowski @SenatorDan22h

If company running lottery is not performing, it should be held accountable:http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-76867932/ …

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Kyle McCarter @SenatorMcCarter22h

Great day yesterday visiting with seniors at Health Fair and Mayor Gillenwater in Effingham.

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Daily Chronicle @Daily_Chronicle22h

Espiritu: #DeKalb earned an 88.5% grade for transparency through the Illinois Policy Institute.

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Mary Ann Ahern @MaryAnnAhernNBC23h

Another day MRE takes NO questions from media, but has a public schedule#RahmChicago

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Benjamin Yount @BenYount23h

You know who DIDN’T get sick? Fat guys like me who eat meat and ice cream. Chubby guy 1, salad eaters 0. http://ow.ly/nx8bD

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems23h

Good morning, Illinois. It is August but feels like May. Enjoy.

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Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara23h

Congrats to everyone who worked so hard and diligently to pass this legislation. It’s about time !! http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/quinn-plans-to-sign-medical-marijuana-legislation-thursday/ …

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Bill Daley @BillDaleyIL23h

People should be allowed to love who they love without judgment from anyone

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop23h

Latest on our Blog: LINCOLN STORIES: Lincoln’s Dues http://goo.gl/fb/QCqP3

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