Today’s headlines — Monday, Aug. 5

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Illinews @Illinews11m

DeKalb: Government meetings for the week of Aug. 5 http://bit.ly/15yM2Kk

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23 WIFR @23WIFR19m

The Rockford area is seeing lower gas prices: http://bit.ly/14Z9iuS

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Illinews @Illinews19m

Champaign: Doctors unconvinced on value of medical marijuana http://bit.ly/15yJZpL

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Tom Miller@NewsradioWJPF32m

John Tillman with the Illinois Policy Institute joins us at 7:20 to talk about the Progressive Income Tax in Illinois.

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Illinews @Illinews36m

Peoria PR: Lincoln’s tomb to close for renovations http://bit.ly/15yEZRQ

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ABC 7 Chicago@ABC7Chicago37m

Mayor @RahmEmanuel wants to crack down on littering, supports proposal that includes $1,500 maximum fine. http://abc7.ws/15HcLBX

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WinnebagoCountyNews @WinnCountyNews41m

Pritchard: Salary Lawsuit Is Needed http://goo.gl/fb/iTCiI – WNIJ News

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Benjamin Yount @BenYount45m

I thought legislators were supposed to represent their communities in state government, not lobbyists. http://ow.ly/nDih5 #twill

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Journal-Courier @journalcourier53m

Editorial: Live in the governor’s mansion: Our house is a very, very fine house … .http://bit.ly/14Z24qK

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ChicagoBreaking @ChicagoBreaking55m

New law allows DuPage to shrink government http://trib.in/16WXVqa

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In the Know Illinois @ITKIllinois1h

Get "In the Know" on Health Care Reform, First Traffic Signal & Made in America!http://goo.gl/fb/DqEKy

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Illinews @Illinews1h

Belleville: Swansea adds new siren to its warning system http://bit.ly/14YYHzZ

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack1h

Another mistake. RT @dailyherald: Acting Metra chairman tells @DHInTransit the entire board won’t be stepping down http://bit.ly/13SeCjq

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Illinews @Illinews1h

Bloomington: Normal City Council to consider hiring lobbyist http://bit.ly/14YWXqx

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Illinews @Illinews1h

Jacksonville: Editorial: Live in the governor’s mansion http://bit.ly/14YS8xu

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970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield1h

State Fair Price Just Right, According to Fair Manager http://wmay.com/wmay-news/67628

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Radio Group News @RadioGroupNews11h

State officials have announced an interstate partnership with Michigan to update Illinois’ outdated Medicaid information management system

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Illinews @Illinews1h

DeKalb: Our View: Online voter registration the right move http://bit.ly/1c2naOM

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News Talk 1090 @1090WCRA2h

Congressman Shimkus Opposes Expensive EPA Rules http://www.effinghamradio.com/Congressman-Shimkus-Opposes-Expensive-EPA-Rules/16974889 …

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News Talk 1090 @1090WCRA2h

Illinois Rural Health Association Hosting 24th Annual Educational Conference In Effingham http://www.effinghamradio.com/Illinois-Rural-Health-Association-Hosting-24th-Ann/16974786 …

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Illinews @Illinews3h

Southern: SIU students take part in SEED workshop http://bit.ly/14YkHLr

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Illinews @Illinews4h

Belleville: Springfield’s landmark discovery of cooperation http://bit.ly/15xN5KL

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Illinews @Illinews4h

SJ-R: Our Opinion: Don’t cut federal funds for the arts http://bit.ly/15xCmzU

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Illinews @Illinews5h

Southern: What’s with concealed carry? http://bit.ly/15xln0D

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Illinews @Illinews6h

WGN Radio: Lollapalooza and National Mustard Day coverage! http://bit.ly/15xiJIg

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saukvalley.com @saukvalley6h

Springfield honors black soldiers http://bit.ly/14XZUI2

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Daniel Biss @danielbiss6h

Really intriguing stuff (without any obvious/simple broad conclusion) on partisan polarization in state legislatures: http://americanlegislatures.com/2013/07/29/partisan-polarization-in-state-legislatures/ …

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Illinews @Illinews7h

KMOV: Illinois is making a pledge to protect its citizens http://bit.ly/14XSyEg

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Illinews @Illinews7h

Southtown: Quinn approves ‘Rocky’s Law’ http://bit.ly/14XN6Bj

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Lisa Donovan @donovansuntimes7h

Man killed a block from Chicago Police Headquarters in a violent weekend that saw at least 22 others injured http://ow.ly/nCLYq

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Illinews @Illinews8h

WICS: Durbin on Obamacare in Illinois http://bit.ly/15wTzcH

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IL Statehouse tweets @SJRthedome9h

Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion comes with costs, benefits http://bit.ly/14XAeuW

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IL Statehouse tweets @SJRthedome9h

ACA’s Medicaid expansion potential boon for mental-health patients, providershttp://bit.ly/1c1pW6I

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Greg Hinz @GregHinz9h

#Ford finds Chicago politics an uphill drive. Who needs good jobs here, anyhow?http://tinyurl.com/lq67bs5

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The Telegraph @altontelegraph9h

Illinois State Fair celebrates farmers’ resiliency http://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article_18fb03ec-fd65-11e2-abdc-0019bb30f31a.html#.Uf8SlrNAOkk.twitter … via@altontelegraph

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Illinews @Illinews10h

Kane County: GOP governor candidates stop through Elburn http://bit.ly/14Xrkhd

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News 4 St. Louis @kmovnewsfeed10h

Illinois is making a pledge to protect its citizens http://bit.ly/14XqFMG #kmov#News4StLouis

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Illinews @Illinews10h

Southtown: Hispanic Leadership Council serving needs in Southlandhttp://bit.ly/15ww3wy

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Michael Spaulding @MikeWSOY10h

Manar bill aims to help small school districts http://bit.ly/183XT0M

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Illinews @Illinews11h

SJ-R: Logan County livestock auction proves profitable for 4-H membershttp://bit.ly/13QBWy9

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Metro East Alive @MetroEastAlive11h

Belleville: Belleville City Council set to vote on sales tax extension Monday night; opponents plan rally beforehand http://bit.ly/1c18XBG

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Alton: Scandal puts focus on ‘toothless’ ethics law http://bit.ly/1c17Thg

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Bill Daley @BillDaleyIL11h

I posted 6 photos on Facebook in the album "McHenry County Fair 2013"http://fb.me/1sNbcWx5B

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard11h

#WesternKaneCountyRepublicanPicnic w/ my wife Stephanie. Nice to see County Bd. Chair Chris Lauzen and his wife S… pic.twitter.com/eM16twqDi9

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Dr. Patricia VanPelt @SenVanPelt11h

Happy Birthday @BarackObama! Have an excellent day! Mr. President, we are celebrating with you!

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Ray Long @RayLong12h

Rocky’s running now, says mother of late paralyzed son Law requires major-injury insurance for school athletes http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-pat-quinn-signs-rasul-rocky-clark-school-athlete-insurance-bill-20130804,0,6971413.story …#twill

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan12h

Visiting at Western Kane County #GOP picnic pic.twitter.com/KlXGWx9aBp

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Illinews @Illinews12h

Rockford: Our View: Redemption, airport grant, Facelift in editorial stewhttp://bit.ly/14WX9Xc

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Thomas Frisbie @thomasfrisbie13h

Laura Washington column: MWRD candidate wants to be 1st countywide elected Asian American http://www.suntimes.com/news/washington/21686134-452/why-is-josina-morita-running-for-reclamation-board-i-care-about-water.html … @MediaDervish

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Pantagraph @Pantagraph13h

Normal to celebrate recycling http://bit.ly/15vVtKy

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Thomas Frisbie @thomasfrisbie13h

CST Editorial: #Millikin U should stand behind prof who was schizophrenic as youth.http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/21684008-474/millikin-should-stand-behind-professor-st-james.html … #twill

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St. Charles IL Patch @StCharlsILPatch13h

Sunday Comic: Gov. Pat Quinn Plays Hardball with Sox, Cubs – Opinion – St. Charles, IL Patch http://stcharles-il.patch.com/groups/thoughts/p/sunday-comic-gov-pat-quinn-plays-hardball-with-sox-cubs_4ed0db11 …

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Illinews @Illinews13h

Peoria: Implementing medical marijuana law will take time http://bit.ly/13QdBZ6

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Illinews @Illinews13h

Sun-Times: Millikin should stand behind Professor St. James http://bit.ly/15vOf9n

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Tara GarciaMathewson @TaraGM_DH14h

I’m covering Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent tonight and looking forward to seeing some great performers! @dailyherald

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions14h

WREX: Man gets out safe after home catches fire from electric problemhttp://buff.ly/16S1G00

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Illinews @Illinews14h

WPSD: Happy Birthday, Mr. President: Obama turns 52 http://bit.ly/15vDsfA

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Southern IL Alive @SouthernILAlive14h

WPSD: Southern Illinois standoff continues into second day http://bit.ly/13PY8Z7

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan14h

Discussion with Campton Twp #GOP Precinct Committeemen in Kane Ctypic.twitter.com/FFzJzlISNf

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Talk Illinois @TalkIllinois14h

Tribune: Editorial: Board Games scandal over, but who’s next? http://goo.gl/fb/gysgK

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Bill Baar @BillBaar14h

West Side Blogger: Dan Rutherford at Campton Township Meet and Greethttp://baarswestside.blogspot.com/2013/08/dan-rutherford-at-campton-township-meet.html?spref=tw … #ilGOP #DanRutherford @RutherfordDan

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IL Blog Network @ILBlogNetwork15h

IL Review: McHenry County Obama supporters celebrate the president’s 52nd birthdayhttp://dlvr.it/3lmPXr

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions15h

Belleville: State cites Belleville for inadequate emergency plan http://buff.ly/16S1D4t

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WinnebagoCountyNews @WinnCountyNews15h

Couple Gets Married on Ship Groom Built By Hand http://goo.gl/fb/ntsuR – WIFR News

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Daniel Biss @danielbiss15h

RIP Ruth Rothstein. She was a real giant, an incredible trailblazer and activist.

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Illinews @Illinews15h

Peoria: Word on the Street: Zimmerman says his IMRF future up to County Boardhttp://bit.ly/13POtBK

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Dean Olsen @DeanOlsenSJR15h

Bob Heisse: Informational series on Obamacare comes at right time; roots of writer’s series began in Peoria http://bit.ly/13dtJVr @pjstar

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Sue Rezin @SenatorRezin15h

Ottawa Riverfest parade today http://ow.ly/i/2N2Zm

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Dean Olsen @DeanOlsenSJR16h

The first day of the SJ-R’s five-day series on the Affordable Care Act:http://bit.ly/ACAseries @ILHealthMatters #ACA #twill #Obamacare

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions16h

WREX: Governor Quinn signs legislation to give ex-offenders 2nd chancehttp://buff.ly/16S1z4I

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Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois16h

Join us in a panel event with two prominent experts on #IL‘s financial state at our Aug 15 tax forum in #Springfield. http://ow.ly/ny1WO

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems17h

Harris’ insurance plan for student athletes signed into law http://bit.ly/1c0kZeE

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Pat Milhizer @PatMilhizer17h

No longer the "school over the drug store" @JMLSChicago … Story from@JennBallardNews http://chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/08/02/School-8-2.aspx …

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KFVS News @kfvsnews17h

An eighth-grader who misspelled the correct answer to a "Jeopardy!" question says he was cheated. Details: http://bit.ly/1elpV9C

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Illinews @Illinews17h

Southern: Local girl wins world archery championship http://bit.ly/1c0clwH

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Rep. Bob Rita @RepBobRita17h

Bob welcomed the governor and his colleagues to Blue Island today for the bill signing of the new Rocky Clark law: https://www.rebelmouse.com/repbobrita/press_release_rep_rita_support-217745647.html …

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Steve Grzanich @SteveGrzanich17h

Heroin use up 75% since 2007 @CBSSunday visits suburban #Chicago. Fastest-growing group of users under 21 http://ow.ly/nBZmE

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Casey Toner @ctoner17h

The bill is named for Rocky Clark, former Eisenhower football player who broke his neck and became paralyzed while playing football.

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Casey Toner @ctoner17h

@GovernorQuinn signed a law today mandating catastrophic injury insurance for all athletes. Not to cost more than $5 a student, begins 2014

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Casey Toner @ctoner17h

"This is Rocky’s law. This will always be Rocky’s law." @GovernorQuinnpic.twitter.com/ZSWaNLejIm

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Dennis LaComb @dlacomb17h

New study shows Chicago violence the result of global warming http://bit.ly/1bWOIFj

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Edward McClelland @TedMcClelland17h

@ChicagosMayor is said to favor @BruceRauner for governor. In his heart, Rahm puts class above party.

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Register Star @rrstar17h

How many guns do #Rockford-Winnebago Co law enforcement officers seize annually?http://bit.ly/16sVD3V @JeffKolkey

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The Telegraph @altontelegraph17h

Golfers go for the green at fund-raiser http://www.thetelegraph.com/news/local/article_30741612-fcac-11e2-9971-001a4bcf6878.html#.Uf6jgf8OfM0.twitter …via @altontelegraph

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Rich Saal @RichSaal17h

As part of newspaper contest: if Emil Jensel spotted his picture in the paper, he got $1, Aug. 1930. #spihistory pic.twitter.com/FeoaQMlnPT

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Ed Sullivan @EdSullivanforIL17h

I asked Siri for a car wash on Midlothian road in Mundelein, Illinois. The cheeky bugger gave me 15 car washes in Mondo, Japan. #epicfail

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan17h

On way to Kane Cty for Meet & Greet today, Sunday 8/4, Community Center, 5N082 Old LaFox, Road, Campton Hills, 3:00-4:30 PM Please stop by

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Ray Long @RayLong17h

Quinn paycheck veto impact light for lawmakers w/ second checks rolling inhttp://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/409/article/p2p-76896286/ …pic.twitter.com/UPpE3LmzTh

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IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems17h

Sen Napoleon Harris with Annette Harris at today’s Rocky’s Law signing.@JeremySchaap pic.twitter.com/a5MFk4p6R2

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Illinews @Illinews17h

Champaign: Doesn’t like idea of pension reform http://bit.ly/14W6BKx

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tom kacich @tkacich18h

John Shimkus has become the Washington PACman http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-04/tom-kacich-shimkus-coffers-influence-growing-steadily.html … via@news_gazette

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Ben Feldheim @PalosPatch18h

Quinn takes his salary halting approach to Chicago baseball in today’s comic.http://ow.ly/nCcET

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Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois18h

Nearly 1/4 of our tax dollars go into keeping our failing state #pension systems afloat. And it will only get worse. http://goo.gl/SsYdZS

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Sue Rezin @SenatorRezin18h

Ottawa Riverfest group picture with Congressman Adam Kinzinger

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IL Blog Network @ILBlogNetwork18h

IL Review: Mild, Mild West: IL counties see no problems from concealed carryhttp://dlvr.it/3ll5f2

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans3318h

HAPPY BDAY!!! http://fb.me/U71Pwwec

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Thomas Frisbie @thomasfrisbie18h

Guns keep pouring into city. 1 dead, 21 wounded in shootings since Fridayhttp://ow.ly/nCe2L

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Daniel Biss @danielbiss18h

Leave home to head to Champaign for the 2013 #edgarfellows conference hosted by@IllinoisIGPA — looks to be a fascinating program.

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Kristen McQueary @StatehouseChick19h

Only time @RahmEmanuel‘s lobbyists got noticeably animated over pensions this year was to push for a PENSION HOLIDAY for #CPS.

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Michael J. Zalewski @mjzalewski19h

I’ve lost my ability to hit a golf ball with a short iron. That’s not a recipe for success.

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Illinois Review @IllinoisReview19h

$15 minimum wage would harm Chicago workers http://bit.ly/15Fj6xO

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Chicago Reader @Chicago_Reader19h

Lady journalists are finally getting some equality in the newsroom. That’s not necessarily a good thing. http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/association-for-women-journalists-newsroom-sexism-media/Content?oid=10489893 …

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL19h

"Erickson: Quinn has turned into quite the painter" http://www.pantagraph.com/blogs/erickson/erickson-quinn-has-turned-into-quite-the-painter/article_f80a93c8-fc79-11e2-a23c-001a4bcf887a.html …

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL19h

"Tom Kacich: Shimkus’ coffers, influence growing steadily | http://News-Gazette.com "http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-04/tom-kacich-shimkus-coffers-influence-growing-steadily.html …

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan19h

Morning jog and off to a number of campaign stops

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan20h

Great reunion of @IllinoisStateU @sigmataugamma fraternity brothers, it has been years since we have been together pic.twitter.com/RwpfdJcdAr

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Rep. Ann Williams @RepAnnWilliams20h

@SaraFeigenholtz On WBBM radio today talking about my PA testimony on adoption bill

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KFVS News @kfvsnews20h

Trapshooting championships come to Sparta, Illinois. Details: http://bit.ly/16sR0a6

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Illinews @Illinews20h

Champaign: Catalog of gripes on public policies http://bit.ly/13P2LCS

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Illinews @Illinews20h

Champaign: Illinois politics 101 … a game of debits and credits http://bit.ly/15unqCE

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard20h

LawndaleGospelChoir & Lawndale Community Church Pastor Dr. Wayne Gordon blessing us at Christ Church of Oak Brook… pic.twitter.com/JcQQkXvrfy

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Ben Bradley @BenBradleyABC721h

Just posted a few pictures from our Homewood-Flossmoor High School 20th reunion:http://www.facebook.com/benbradleyABC7 So fun to see everyone!

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Illinois Policy@illinoispolicy21h

Credit union offers interest-free loans to Illinois lawmakers during pay freezehttp://illin.is/14rdOcn #twill

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IL Blog Network @ILBlogNetwork21h

IL Review: Is Dora the Explorer a Racist? http://dlvr.it/3ljf8x

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Illinews @Illinews21h

Galesburg: Editors’ Roundtable: Is Galesburg, as a former resident suggests, wilting?http://bit.ly/15u5cks

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WLSAM890 @wlsam89021h

Former Lake Forest school employee pleads innocent to sex chargeshttp://bit.ly/13ONbad

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Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois21h

"Not since Governor Blagojevich…" is how the lawsuit against #GovQuinn begins. Read the whole thing here >> http://ow.ly/ny1PU

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Illinews @Illinews21h

WLS: Student athlete insurance for catastrophic coverage law to be signed by Gov. Pat Quinn in memory of Rocky Clark http://bit.ly/13OK9mv

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Ed Sullivan @EdSullivanforIL22h

This just can’t happen. Especially with the culture here in Illinois. Editorial: No more secret severance http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-clause-0804-jm-20130804,0,1362379.story …

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Telegraph Herald @TelegraphHerald22h

Big money: Powerball jackpot at $400 million after no weekend winner.http://www.thonline.com/news/iowa-illinois-wisconsin/article_83281f2e-fd11-11e2-a41b-0019bb30f31a.html …

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Lincolnwood Review @LincolnwoodNews22h

Michael Jordan spent his first night in Chicago at the Purple Hotel. Find out more about the buidling’s history: http://bit.ly/16rS2TL

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Windy City Times @WindyCityTimes122h

March on Springfield launches website, fundraising http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/March-on-Springfield-launches-website-fundraising/43905.html …

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack22h

No notice, no bids … no nothing. This important state contract is made via intergovernmental agreement? Not an… http://fb.me/2PkTHy85r

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Andy Shaw @AndyShawBGA22h

Questionable campaign donation from top Metra official has pay-to-play feel, @bettergovwrites in today’s @Suntimes http://bit.ly/14s5N77

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Talk Illinois @TalkIllinois22h

Chapman: Who’s your daddy? http://goo.gl/fb/5l9Q0

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Kristen McQueary @StatehouseChick22h

Lessons from Metra: No more secret severance with taxpayer money.http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-clause-0804-jm-20130804,0,1362379.story …

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dailyherald @dailyherald22h

Buddy Guy pushing for blues on radio http://bit.ly/15tO9is

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Dr. Patricia VanPelt @SenVanPelt22h

New Illinois Laws Aim To Help Ex-Felons Find Jobs « CBS Chicagohttp://cbsloc.al/12Ryycp Correction: 40% of IL adults have criminal records

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tammyduckworth @tammyduckworth23h

National sexual assault hotline 800-656-4673. DoD safe helpline 877-995-5247

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Illinews @Illinews23h

Southern: State race will be a costly one http://bit.ly/15tu7F1

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tammyduckworth @tammyduckworth23h

@ drill weekend in Springfield.Today is stand down day for sexual harassment&rape prevention training

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Ben Bradley @BenBradleyABC723h

On ABC7 NOW: @GovernorQuinn signs catastrophic insurance law for high school athletes and we’re live at @ILNationalGuard welcome home event.

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Illinews @Illinews23h

LaSalle: National Night Out to feature abundant activities Tuesday http://bit.ly/1bZlENa

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Steve Grzanich @SteveGrzanich4 Aug

This AM on @WBBMNewsradio, I’ll report on new studies examining human-animal bond.#Pet therapy for dementia patients/pet ownership #Chicago

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