Today’s headlines — Thursday, Aug. 8

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WJOL News @WJOL6m

Durbin’s Immigration Bill Roundtable Draws a Big Crowd http://www.wjol.com/common/more.php?m=15&r=3&item_id=25371 … pic.twitter.com/NtmI5j55GC

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WCBU@WCBURadio26m

Congressman Rodney Davis says fellow lawmakers shouldn’t focus on government shutdown http://bit.ly/178geJ6 via @WCBURadio

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Joanie Lum FOX 32 @JoanieLum28m

Hey #baby, put down that mobile device. Momma wants to read you a book.#Consumergroup against apps for toddlers. @fox32news

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970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield29m

Winning Powerball Tickets Not Sold in Illinois http://wmay.com/wmay-news/68071

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Illinews @Illinews35m

WPSD: Officials celebrate adoption of higher dropout age http://bit.ly/1cfbvMK

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Illinews @Illinews35m

WPSD: Illinois State Fair set to begin http://bit.ly/15ejCiT

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Illinews @Illinews56m

DeKalb: Our View: Let next DeKalb County clerk and recorder move forwardhttp://bit.ly/1cf7AiT

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News Talk 1090 @1090WCRA56m

Illinois State Police Receive Accreditation With Excellence Awardhttp://www.effinghamradio.com/Illinois-State-Police-Receive-Accreditation-With-E/17009804 …

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News Talk 1090 @1090WCRA57m

Representative Halbrook To Host Concealed Carry Informational Seminars In Coles County http://www.effinghamradio.com/Representative-Halbrook-To-Host-Concealed-Carry-In/17008968 …

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VermilionCountyFirst @VCFirst1h

Gubernatorial Candidate Wants Special Session http://bit.ly/14A2niM

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack1h

Here’s today’s "In the Know." http://fb.me/Tx6SM0Bs

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Illinews @Illinews1h

Decatur: TV has nothing on DeWitt County Board http://bit.ly/14nguoA

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In the Know Illinois @ITKIllinois1h

Get "In the Know" on SIU, Bodybuilding Grandma & The Standells!http://goo.gl/fb/bNGCu

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Illinews @Illinews1h

NIU PR: Full Speed Ahead For DeKalb Co. Road Project http://bit.ly/15e7Uoe

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Illinews @Illinews1h

NIU PR: Schock Pivots From Party On Immigration Reform http://bit.ly/15e7VbT

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heraldandreview @heraldandreview3h

Crack cocaine reportedly falls from suspect’s sock during arrest http://bit.ly/15Pr0Hz

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Illinews @Illinews4h

SJ-R: Our Opinion: Hats off to Dr. Dohner, state fair parade marshal http://bit.ly/15PiBE8

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Illinews @Illinews4h

SJ-R: Bernard Schoenburg: Dual versions of Barr ad have Hanners in, outhttp://bit.ly/15PiBE0

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Illinews @Illinews4h

SJ-R: Bob Williams: Hey, Chicago, whattya say? Chapter 9 is on the wayhttp://bit.ly/15dF2fZ

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Illinews @Illinews4h

Tribune: Editorial: The future of Metra http://trib.in/1ceE50F

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Illinews @Illinews5h

Sauk Valley: Legislators want their paychecks? Get in line http://bit.ly/146RcqI

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Illinews @Illinews6h

Rockford: Public bodies shell out cash for Springfield lobbyistshttp://tinyurl.com/mmq2rw5

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Illinews @Illinews8h

KWQC: Quinn Brings Violence Prevention Task Force To IL http://bit.ly/13ORCmc

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Illinews @Illinews8h

Bloomington: State cuts school merger incentive money http://bit.ly/15OyQRQ

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ChiTrib Clout Street @ChiTribCloutSt8h

This just in: Bill Daley to criticize Quinn Thursday on a patronage appointment. You read that right: a Daley to rip someone on patronage.

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan8h

Join me Sunday, Aug 11th for our complimentary Meet and Greet in #Chicago at The Green Door Tavern, 678 N Orleans St from 3-4pm. #twill

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SJ-R Breaking News @SJRbreaking8h

Former IDPH aide indicted for fraud http://bit.ly/146lREu

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IL Statehouse tweets @SJRthedome8h

Hospitals: Demand from new Obamacare patients won’t be overwhelminghttp://bit.ly/14m8vrY

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WICS ABC 20 @wics_abc208h

Dozens of Illinois communities have shelled out big bucks to hire lobbyists to represent them at the statehouse: http://bddy.me/177dZpo

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KFVS News @kfvsnews8h

Illinois students require additional shot. http://bit.ly/1774DK9 pic.twitter.com/1lv8SBchpz

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans338h

I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2higRmmrP

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans338h

I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2jCa9vFHr

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans338h

I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/VxJjDUdX

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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans338h

@ CSU – Jazz on the Grass today……I had a blast as the guest host this evening with Troi Tyler. When is the… http://fb.me/2iAmJhgA2

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h

Why a Progressive Tax is a Bad Idea http://www.dwightkay.org/why_a_progressive_tax_is_a_bad_idea … via @feedly

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h

Fighting Domestic Violence http://www.richbrauer.org/fighting_domestic_violence … via@feedly

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h

Quad City Arts to receive funding grant http://www.senatormikejacobs.com/index.php/in-the-news/41-press-releases/148-quad-city-arts-to-receive-funding-grant … via @feedly

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h

Ives Gives Kids Taste of Health and Fitness Boot Camp http://www.jeanneives.org/ives_gives_kids_taste_of_health_and_fitness_boot_camp … via @feedly

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h

Stanley Cup Trophy Presentation at Brooks Park: Rep. McAuliffe Rallies the Crowd!http://www.michaelmcauliffe.org/stanley_cup_trophy_presentation_at_brooks_park_rep_mcauliffe_rallies_the_crowd … via @feedly

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Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h

State Sen. Connelly and Rep. Senger Team Up to Host 2013 Children’s Safety Expohttp://www.darlenesenger.org/state_sen_connelly_and_rep_senger_team_up_to_host_2013_children_s_safety_expo … via @feedly

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard9h

Speaking with Stephanie at Rep. Mike Tryon’s annual fish boil on gorgeous evening in Huntley. pic.twitter.com/x7A92s0gRo

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WSIL News @WSILNews9h

Meridian Schools Share Classrooms Under New Split-Shift Schedulehttp://www.wsiltv.com/home/top-story/Meridian-Districit-101-Will-Begin-Year-With-Split-Shift-Schedule-218758921.html?llsms=382161&c=y …

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Illinews @Illinews9h

KHQA: Quincy police want school zones signs on 24th changed backhttp://bit.ly/15NWI81

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Chicago News Now @chicagonewsnow9h

Cicero agrees to $675,000 settlement in sexual harrassment case vs. town presidenthttp://dlvr.it/3mc4n6 #chicago

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Daniel Biss @danielbiss9h

Look! A @streetsblogCHI article about 2 of my favorite things, @RevBrewChicago & the absurdity of parking minimums: http://chi.streetsblog.org/2013/08/06/how-parking-requirements-get-in-the-way-of-new-chicago-businesses/ …

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Chicago Tribune @chicagotribune9h

Security on new school routes still in flux, with just weeks to go http://trib.in/14lWSRI

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Illinews @Illinews9h

Lake County: Demographics make the county fair suffer http://bit.ly/15cLPGz

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ILOpportunityProject @ILOpportunity9h

The Conference Committee’s slow-walk on pension reform is not inspiring much confidence. http://trib.in/19awgHZ

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Dick Durbin @DickDurbin9h

Great conversation with @KCDemocrats in Yorkville’s Bicentennial Park this afternoon.pic.twitter.com/jA5MGIVt9n

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Illinews @Illinews9h

WSIL: Williamson County Fair Underway http://bit.ly/14lBwEe

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Illinois Policy@illinoispolicy9h

A low-quality teacher can cost students up to $400,000 in lifetime incomehttp://illin.is/14yayvS

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Illinews @Illinews9h

Aurora: Police departments reviewing what new concealed carry law means for themhttp://bit.ly/1cdRohP

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Register Star @rrstar9h

Didn’t catch our chat with Rep. John Cabello live today? You can read the transcript online. http://bit.ly/18gD2L5

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Ron Sandack @RonSandack9h

The dude in front of me at the White Sox game is very, very hungry.

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Northern IL Alive @NorthernILAlive9h

Joliet: Man Shouts ‘Vice Lords’ While Punching Boy, 10: Police http://bit.ly/13OECNA

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ILCleanEnergy @ILCleanEnergy9h

@RepKinzinger will host an #energy roundtable in #Byron on Aug 8. Here are the details:http://bit.ly/17748jx #nuclear #ilcleanenergy

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news_gazette @news_gazette10h

Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to visit Urbana on Thursday to make an announcement about creating jobs: http://bit.ly/1etMbyg

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan10h

Spoke at the DeWitt County Young #Republicans Kick Off event in Clinton. Great turn out. #GOP @VisitClintonIL pic.twitter.com/iW16hTOYSq

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Jennifer Bertino @49JBT10h

Thank you to Hollywood Casino for inviting me to its Responsible Gaming event! I had a nice time sending an important message!

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970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield10h

Aldermen Pass Liquor License for Scandals, Pass Moratorium on Boathouse Workhttp://wmay.com/wmay-news/68046

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Champaign: UI graduate appointed to Illinois Board of Higher Educationhttp://bit.ly/15cwqGc

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Illinews @Illinews11h

WICS: Madigan Leads Discussion on Foreclosure Fraud http://bit.ly/15O1rXt

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Joliet: Durbin, Foster rally support for immigration reform http://bit.ly/14lHHrN

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Peoria: Madigan disappointed in salary lawsuit delay http://bit.ly/1cdF29z

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Illinois Senate GOP@ILSRCC11h

240 computers are missing from two state agencies. Thats on top of an audit in June that showed 250 missing from a university. #unacceptable

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Illinews @Illinews11h

WPSD: New penalty for violating ‘No Texting’ http://bit.ly/1cdE2lR

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Illinews @Illinews11h

WPSD: Some Illinoisans calling for GMO labeling http://bit.ly/15csO7p

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FOX2now @FOX2now11h

Minority bridge workers exceed goals on new bridge construction – http://bit.ly/14zjzoz

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Michelle Manchir @TribuneMM11h

Yoga for prison inmates is no longer a stretch http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-prison-yoga-20130808,0,5445257.story …

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ChicagoBreaking @ChicagoBreaking11h

Lottery manager seeks lower profit projection http://trib.in/1etCW0R

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Illinews @Illinews11h

SJ-R: Hundreds of bills await action by Quinn http://bit.ly/13OkbAs

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Sheila Simon @SheilaSimonIL11h

Check out our campaign video from last week’s announcement for comptroller!http://youtu.be/S4uRgVVjiCY

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Michael E. Hastings @HastingsforIL11h

Patty is looking down on her parents smiling with pride. I am humbled to have met such loving parents. #HB1010 pic.twitter.com/CK6vXqn0Hv

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Illinews @Illinews11h

WFLD: State Rep. Bill Brady proposes vouchers for Chicago studentshttp://bit.ly/145LSUo

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FOX 32 News @fox32news11h

State Rep. Bill Brady proposes vouchers for #Chicago students http://bit.ly/16ACrkY

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Michael E. Hastings @HastingsforIL11h

Lincoln Mall plays a vital role in the economic development in our community, we will rebuild the Southland. http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-lincoln-mall-developer-lawsuit-20130807,0,6240905.story …

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Michael E. Hastings @HastingsforIL11h

Lauren departed us today heading back to college. She interned with us and Google this summer. We’ll miss you Lauren! pic.twitter.com/EVvakDVyqg

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KFVS News @kfvsnews11h

Pastor fired for attending rap concert. http://bit.ly/1cwl6hc pic.twitter.com/BhYvkZZ8hs

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Illinews @Illinews11h

Kane County: Miss Illinois to visit St. Charles Dairy Queen http://bit.ly/145K7Xv

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dailyherald @dailyherald11h

Lauzen catches heat for illegal RTA appointment http://bit.ly/145JixG

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Chris Fusco @FuscoChris12h

Breaking: Feds indict Quin Golden, Obama friend Eric Whitaker’s former chief of staffhttp://www.suntimes.com/news/21792550-418/feds-indict-obama-friends-former-chief-of-staff.html … via @suntimes

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Illinews @Illinews12h

WMAQ: Woman Says She Was Harrassed on Flight for Breastfeedinghttp://bit.ly/15cjhNE

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Illinois Senate GOP@ILSRCC12h

Stability = job growth "@DougTruax: We need tax reform that’s meaningful and long-lasting and that gives the business community certainty."

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Illinews @Illinews12h

Joliet: Kendall may vote again on electric aggregation http://bit.ly/15ciw7a

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Illinews @Illinews12h

Edwardsville: Good idea worthy of a second try http://bit.ly/13OmfIL

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Mike Brooks @robyroad12h

Why Lawmakers Want to Settle Salary Dispute in Court http://www.wics.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_12461.shtml … #twill

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan12h

Worked from #Chicago office this week and had meetings throughout the day.pic.twitter.com/VDq6AcPptY

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Naperville Patch @PatchNaperville12h

Route 59 in Naperville to Get Additional $34.6 Million From Illinois for Improvementshttp://goo.gl/Cko03D

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WJBC AM-1230 FM-93.7 @WJBC12h

Madigan disappointed in salary lawsuit delay http://bit.ly/15NFjMM

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Andy Manar @AndyManar12h

First Ed funding SJR 32/SR 431 hearing will be on Aug 19 in Springfield#educationfundingreform

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Jon Hilkevitch @jhilkevitch12h

Oldest CTA rail cars ride into retirement Thursday http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-oldest-cta-rail-cars-ride-into-retirement-thursday-20130807,0,2825209.story …

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard12h

Spoke to 300 Farmers Insurance Agents/staff in Rosemont. pic.twitter.com/UZwtHnSpXX

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Illinews @Illinews12h

Kane County: Get ready for ‘Patrick Kane County’ Day http://bit.ly/15ca4oy

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Steve Long @SteveLongWHBF13h

Centennial Bridge connecting Davenport to Rock Island has reopened after closing for about 45 mins as PD investigated suspicious package.

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Tom Robb @t_robb113h

Why Listen To Police Dispatches? IL Press Association Attorney Troubled By Encrypting Radio Systems http://bit.ly/13OeZwo

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Channel1450.com @Channel1450com13h

Lanphier All-State point guard Larry Austin Jr. stopped into the station to talk Tennessee, recruiting, and more. http://channel1450.com/Austin-Jr-Joins-Us-on-the-Press-Box-Talking-Tennes/17010326 …

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Illinews @Illinews13h

WBEZ: Lake County reconsiders 4-year-old ban on video gamblinghttp://bit.ly/1cdmohW

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News Democrat @bellevillenewsd13h

Federal, state officials gauge cost of cleaning up contaminated land in Sauget: State and federal agencies are… http://bit.ly/15NzHSD

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Amanda Vinicky @AmandaVinicky13h

More ethics troubles in Illinois: U.S. Attny’s Office tomorrow to announce new indictment relating to state grant/contract fraud

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Illinews @Illinews13h

Champaign: Madigan discusses foreclosure scams http://bit.ly/13OdsGD

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Jason Nevel @JasonNevelSJR13h

Work on bridge between municipal hall buildings looks completepic.twitter.com/NsapHRmwL2

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WBEZ @WBEZ13h

Childhood obesity falls in 19 states, except Illinois via @monicaenghttp://goo.gl/OnhG0D

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Illinois Review @IllinoisReview13h

Rutherford: position on gay marriage evolving, ILGOP needs to be more tolerant #ilgophttp://bit.ly/1ccWaw3

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Illinews @Illinews13h

Peoria PR: Senator Dick Durbin weighs in on medical marijuana http://bit.ly/13OaKks

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Illinews @Illinews13h

Peoria PR: Schock talks of defining ‘The Path … ‘ http://bit.ly/14labSr

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St. Charles IL Patch @StCharlsILPatch13h

Aug. 8, 2013, Is ‘PATRICK KANE COUNTY DAY’ – Today in Geneva – Geneva, IL Patchhttp://geneva.patch.com/groups/5-things/p/aug-8-2013-is-patrick-kane-county-day …

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SJ-R Sports @SJRsports13h

Rochester grad MT @jongriffith27: #Badgers fr. Garret Dooley taken out of practice in ambulance. Hurt right knee. pic.twitter.com/QaGC7CcVNU

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Maria A. Berrios @RepBerrios14h

Finally! “@ABC7Chicago: CPS eliminating 15 standardized tests in campaign to streamline classes: http://abc7.ws/19Of6zs

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Craig Newman @craignewman14h

Judge considers having reporter explain how he got murder reports – Chicago Sun-Timeshttp://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/21787208-418/judge-considers-having-reporter-explain-how-he-got-reports-on-homicide.html … via @suntimes

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Northwest Herald @nwherald14h

Harvard man given probation for hitting fellow gang member in head with baseball bathttp://shawurl.com/pjc

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Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage14h

Rutherford: I think my party needs to be more tolerant http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/GOP-gubernatorial-candidate-talks-LGBT-support/43998.html …

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Emily Miller @emmillerwrites14h

HELP A REPORTER OUT: I’m writing about school supplies for @couriernews. Can I go shopping with your family in @sdu46 or @CUSD300?? #HARO

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Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage14h

Treasurer Dan Rutherford discusses LGBT issues http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/GOP-gubernatorial-candidate-talks-LGBT-support/43998.html …

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Illinews @Illinews14h

Aurora: Kane County left with second transportation board vacancyhttp://bit.ly/13O2TDs

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Carol Marin @CarolMarin14h

A Cook County prosecutor quits over a heater case she believes lacked evidence. On Chicago Tonight@7.

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Edward Marshall @edmarshallcbs214h

CHA sending 80 to college at 50 schools. Watch the send-off at 6p on CBS2. Rob Johnson/Edw. Marshall.

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Rick Pearson @rap3014h

Brady, who lost to Quinn in 2010, says #ILGov hit "grand slam" with voters on pay veto but Dem divide means Quinn not helpful to lobby fix.

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nwi.com @nwi14h

Workforce development called state’s top priority http://bit.ly/15Ni1Xm

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Rick Pearson @rap3014h

State Sen. Brady, GOP gov candidate, says #ILGov Quinn legis pay veto "backfired" and "more cause for pause" to come up with pension fix.

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Tom Negovan @TrustNegovan14h

@WGNNews at 5- another Metra scandal brewing– this one involving patronage allegations and Illinois’ powerful House Speaker

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WCBU@WCBURadio14h

Environmentalists weigh-in on Bartonville coal-plant discharge http://bit.ly/176phu0 via@WCBURadio

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Bill Cameron @billjcameron14h

Brady jumps into CPS school closings controversy. #twill http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?feed=11&pt=Brady+seeks+vouchers+for+students+from+newly+closed+CPS+schools&id=58913&is_corp=0 …

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Kyle McCarter @SenatorMcCarter14h

Do you believe in a personal injury lawsuit the wrong party should only pay their fair share and no more?

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The Chicago Reporter @ChicagoReporter14h

Rep. Bobby Rush has been under fire for his possible involvement in the Metra scandal. Is residents anger warranted? http://dnain.fo/19aSZUj

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Meredith VanKampen @MeredithVK14h

State Sen. Connelly and Rep. Senger Team Up to Host 2013 Children’s Safety Expohttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/naperville_lisle/community/chi-ugc-article-state-sen-connelly-and-rep-senger-team-up-t-2013-08-07,0,5743595.story …

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Kyle McCarter @SenatorMcCarter14h

At ALEC learning about reforming lawsuits to make IL competitive economically.

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Ray Long @RayLong14h

Speaker Madigan: Daughter knew I wasn’t going to retire http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-speaker-madigan-daughter-knew-i-wasnt-going-to-retire-20130807,0,1138283.story …

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Emanuel Chris Welch @RepChrisWelch14h

Like and Share my Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/repchriswelch

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Emanuel Chris Welch @RepChrisWelch14h

Deadline Sept.30 for IL homeowners to apply for up to $35k in mortage payement assistance http://www.keepyourhomeillinois.org #foreclosurehelp

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Emanuel Chris Welch @RepChrisWelch14h

@governorquinn annouced IL successfully administered IL Hardest Hit program-Helping 9k homeowners keep homes #foreclosurehelp #twill

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Wally Haas @whaas1714h

Edit board meetings keep piling up, but there’s still room for guests. @rrstar

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Skokie Review @Skokie_Review14h

The Skokie Village Board is not yet ready to turn on @ATT U-Verse for the community, but one trustee is making a push http://bit.ly/176asaV

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Tribune Edit Board @Trib_ed_board15h

Eric Zorn: Town halls are no longer effective http://trib.in/17y5iDF

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NewsTalk 1400 WDWS @wdws140015h

Davis confident in no government shutdown http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-07/davis-confident-no-government-shutdown.html …

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Deerfield Patch @DeerfieldPatch15h

Gov. Quinn announces grant for Trinity U. http://deerfield.patch.com/groups/schools/p/trinity-university-gets-government-grant-for-improvements …

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Rahm Emanuel @RahmEmanuel15h

Good advice RT @hotlinereid: My last On The Trail column: The 5 immutable rules of politics — http://www.nationaljournal.com/columns/on-the-trail/the-five-rules-of-politics-20130807 …

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Crain’s Chicago@CrainsChicago15h

#ICYMI Mayor Emanuel heaps on new layer of garbage bureaucratshttp://fw.to/AgmOPWC

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Aricka Flowers @ArickaFlowers15h

Fahner Breaks His Silence Over Controversial Bond Rating Comments: ‘I Misspoke’http://ow.ly/2yYddJ

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop15h

Latest on our Blog: Infographics: Jobs in Illinois http://goo.gl/fb/eKzmr

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Illinews @Illinews15h

WMAQ: Unions Blame Civic Committee For Credit Downgrade http://bit.ly/15N0a2N

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Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage15h

The Illinois Capitol is getting new doors pic.twitter.com/1RI9jsf54n

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The Chicago Reporter @ChicagoReporter15h

The new bureau of @WBEZ is a neighborhood neighbor to the Barber Shop Show’s North Lawndale headquarters http://bit.ly/19aSbPi @Vocalo

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MikeMahoney @MikeMahoney1815h

Like we dont have enough problems. Jrtc ceiling is leaking during the storm but fear not buckets are in place. pic.twitter.com/CMpi0VQDZ3

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard15h

#luncheon featuring a GREAT presentation on job growth by Stephen Moore of the Wall Street Journal editorial page… pic.twitter.com/61OiLXKo1B

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Wally Haas @whaas1716h

Very good chat with state Rep. John Cabello today. http://e-rockford.com/chat/

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Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan16h

Left #chicago, #Pontiac home for haircut & tonight DeWitt County Young #GOPchartering. #Springfield Capitol office tomorrow

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Don Harmon @DonHarmonIL16h

Hope this is limited to Congress! Our town hall participants have been civil & engaged, even those who disagree w/me http://bit.ly/13EWa2m

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Eric Krol @EAKrol16h

Three of four men’s room toilets out of service. Now I know what the Sun Times folks felt like when ownership didn’t restock toilet paper.

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Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage16h

The menu for next week’s GOP luncheon at the state fair hosted by Bruce Rauner: Hot dogs, beans, chips.

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Illinews @Illinews16h

WREX: Illinois Violence Prevention Task Force created http://bit.ly/15MLIrE

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Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage16h

KE$HA to get $200K for playing at the Illinois State Fair http://www.purchase.state.il.us/ipb/IllinoisBID.nsf/frmBidDocFrameset?ReadForm&RefNum=22031537&DocID=86BB7C8DFCF037B086257BB10049E5AD&view=viewNoticesClosedByDate …

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard16h

Join us for our party at the fair! http://eepurl.com/Dn-jf

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Andy Manar @AndyManar16h

Finishing up Edgar Fellows Program in Champaign. Gov Edgar: Government is all about problem solving.

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Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois16h

Spoke with @wdws1400 about #pension + #gaming impasses and what I think needs to be done to make progress. http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-06/frerichs-looking-more-effort-quinn-pensions-gaming.html … #twill

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Kate N. Grossman @KateGrossman116h

CST editorial: The trouble with teaching to the test. http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/21763012-474/editorial-the-trouble-with-teaching-to-the-test.html …

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Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard16h

Check out "Take me to the Fair!" with Kirk Dillard. I’m going! http://dfg-statefair-estw.eventbrite.com via @eventbrite

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Illinews @Illinews16h

WICS: State Fair Food: Is it Safe to Eat? http://bit.ly/1ccDL2v

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Benjamin Yount @BenYount17h

I feed my family of 4 on about $425 a month. But IL food stamp family of 2 will have only $347 after "cuts" in Nov. http://ow.ly/nIOxa

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Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk17h

Join @repaaronschock & me, 1 week from today for the Central #Illinois #VeteransEmployment & Resource Fair http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=blog&id=834

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Craig Newman @craignewman17h

Michael Madigan emerges for first time since Metra scandal http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/michael-madigan-emerges-for-first-time-since-metra-scandal/ …via @natashakorecki

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Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois17h

Join me + @AndyForSenate @SangamonDems tomorrow in #Springfield for the Twilight Parade + start the #StateFair fun. http://goo.gl/oyYYd3

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Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois17h

In #Springfield tomorrow for the Twilight Parade? March with me and other #Democrats!http://goo.gl/oyYYd3 #twill pic.twitter.com/8893RVezsT

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MikeMahoney @MikeMahoney1817h

Seems like @MELobsterFest enjoyed us as much as we enjoyed the fest.http://bit.ly/16zJcDs

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Paul Merrion @pmerrion17h

Another big fight for Illinois Lottery and its private manager http://fw.to/OTO2AxG #chicago

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Illinews @Illinews18h

Lake County: Threatened probation officer takes the stand at Jereme Richmond trialhttp://bit.ly/1ccoXkk

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Rich Miller @capitolfax18h

Capitol Fax #twill Caption contest!: * As you already know, Gov. Pat Quinn attended yesterday’s court hearing … http://bit.ly/14kcMfr

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Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara18h

I’m launching a Back to School Supply Drive for local schools. Join the Facebook Event and help me spread the word! https://www.facebook.com/events/143968655811482/?ref=22 …

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Greg Hinz @GregHinz18h

Ford dealer, held up by politics gives Chicago a deadline. #Rahm, #Solis,@Waguespack http://tinyurl.com/l2t4xxg

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Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois18h

Down in #Carbondale and Southern #Illinois all day today. Meeting with labor and#Democratic leaders from throughout the region. #twil

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Jason Knowles @KnowlesABC718h

#MedicalMarijuana clinic opens but it will be some time before patients can legally light up… http://fb.me/PXltQ9QP

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Charles Thomas @CThomasABC718h

Spkr Mike says AG Lisa "knew all along" daddy wasn’t ready to retire. He says they "talked about it". Hmm #twill

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Charles Thomas @CThomasABC718h

Spkr Madigan bans media from speech to appraisers. What’s so secret about "legislative recap"? #onlyinIllinois

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Charles Thomas @CThomasABC718h

Spkr. Madigan: "disappointed" w/schedule for pension lawsuit. Override vote possible to restore GA pay. #twill

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Rich Miller @capitolfax18h

Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * From Kurt Erickson… In agreeing to hire a former aide to Gov. Pat Q… http://bit.ly/13Nf5o1

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Rich Miller @capitolfax18h

Capitol Fax #twill Excuses, excuses: * Yikes… A month after reporting that Southern Illinois University had lo… http://bit.ly/14k4l3K

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Rich Miller @capitolfax18h

Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY – Crosstabs: There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. http://bit.ly/14k4l3G

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Dan Haar @dahaar18h

Matteson sues to shut down Lincoln Mall http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-lincoln-mall-developer-lawsuit-20130807,0,6240905.story …

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Charles Thomas @CThomasABC719h

BREAKING: Spkr Madigan "speaks" to reporters before secret speech @unionleagueclub. #pensions #Lisa #twill

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Toi Hutchinson @ToiHutchinson19h

Yesterday we were able to hand out 600 school backpacks/supplies to students in Kindergarten through 8th grade in Bourbonnais. Great event!

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Illinews @Illinews19h

Aurora: Will County takes first step toward new courthouse http://bit.ly/15aF741

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Illinews @Illinews19h

WMAQ: Matteson Officials Sue to Close Lincoln Mall http://bit.ly/13NbshG

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Michael Spaulding @MikeWSOY19h

Gas is 28 cents cheaper than at this time last year http://bit.ly/13Na9iN

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Marni Pyke @DHInTransit19h

I promise – last #metrascandal tweet today – Bobby Rush on Englewood flyoverhttp://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130806/news/708069751/ …

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Dan Brady @Dan_Brady19h

Road Closure Notice-Towanda Barnes http://shar.es/ycvkq via @sharethis

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Chip Mitchell @ChipMitchell119h

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) seems to back path to citizenship as part of #immigrationreform. #p2 #CIR13 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2013/08/06/what-if-the-big-conservative-backlash-to-immigration-reform-never-materializes/ …

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Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara19h

Congratulations to the Cubs for their induction into the the National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame! http://lgbtweekly.com/2013/08/02/chicago-cubs-celebrate-induction-into-inaugural-class-of-national-gay-lesbian-sports-hall-of-fame/ …

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Illinews @Illinews19h

WFLD: Study: Cable TV bills may soon top $200 a month http://bit.ly/15LSmym

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Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka19h

Super excited for the 3rd issue of our e-newsletter Dollars&Sense. It’ll be out next month! Make sure to subscribe: http://www.ioc.state.il.us/index.cfm/resources/dollars-and-sense-e-newsletter …

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Illinews @Illinews20h

Bloomington: Major road project starts Monday on I-39 north of Normalhttp://bit.ly/1cbQMcq

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Marie Wilson @mariewilson920h

School choice will be offered at four #Naperville-area elementaries:http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130807/news/708079888/ …

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Illinews @Illinews20h

WREX: More Illinois communities hiring lobbyists for help in Springfieldhttp://bit.ly/143TtTw

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Ray Long @RayLong20h

Hot spots for pot tickets in Chicago http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130807/portage-park/pot-ticket-map-which-neighborhoods-have-seen-most-possession-tickets?utm_content=rlong%40tribune.com&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=POT%20TICKET%20MAP%3A%20Which%20Neighborhoods%20Have%20Seen%20the%20Most%20Possession%20Tickets&utm_campaign=POT%20TICKET%20MAP%3A%20Which%20Neighborhoods%20Have%20Seen%20the%20Most%20Possession%20Ticketscontent …

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Lisa Madigan @LisaforIL20h

Failed Wilmette bank’s managers arraigned on fraud charges http://bit.ly/13MYMYc via@dailyherald #twill

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Jake Griffin @DHJakeGriffin20h

The least commonly drawn white #Powerball is 25. It has only been drawn 26 times since 1/3/09. Least common red ball drawn is 38 at 6 times.

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Senator Dick Durbin @SenatorDurbin20h

In Mokena #IL today, touring @Pipefitters597 and talking about job training programspic.twitter.com/iJd0hNLvtz

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LynneMarek @LynneMarek20h

The Chicago Reporter named Susan Smith Richardson, formerly a Chicago Trib editor, as its new editor and publisher: http://bit.ly/13jVkEB

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop20h

Latest on our Blog: Gallery: Members in their Districts http://goo.gl/fb/O0cvZ

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Illinews @Illinews20h

Southtown: Shaw: Political influence deeply ingrained at Metra http://bit.ly/15LCyvA

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop20h

Metra’s Memogate is bringing us results http://shar.es/ycmbB via @sharethis@rebootIllinois #transparentIL

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ILSenateGOP @ILSenateGOP20h

State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) is encouraging local residents interested in watercraft safety to attend… http://fb.me/34EZ0XuO6

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WJBC AM-1230 FM-93.7 @WJBC20h

Kinzinger: Some Republicans ‘scaring people away’ with anger http://bit.ly/143Gh0N

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Michael Spaulding @MikeWSOY20h

Durbin pushes for SNAP Program in Farm Bill http://bit.ly/13MSAQ5

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Rich Miller @capitolfax21h

Capitol Fax #twill RTA chairman wants Quinn to withdraw Zuccarelli name: * RTA Chairman John Gates piled on ag… http://bit.ly/15LuGdn

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Rich Miller @capitolfax21h

Capitol Fax #twill We Are One coalition responds to Fahner’s “misspoke” claim: * From a press release… “Before… http://bit.ly/15LuFWV

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Rich Miller @capitolfax21h

Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY – Today’s edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password): Th… http://bit.ly/143CFMr

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Illinews @Illinews21h

WFLD: Chicago feels first effects of credit rating downgrade http://bit.ly/15Luefe

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Rep. Kelly Cassidy @RepKellyCassidy21h

Congrats on reaching goal for for artisanal food biz incubator- more donations will help expand! Very exciting- http://kck.st/18xrhxh

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Bruce Rauner @BruceRauner21h

No better way to start the #Bulls season than by tipping off against the defending champs. Great early test.

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Tom Dart @TomDart21h

Pleased to introduce these new mental health resources for ex-detainees of CC Jail & families of current detainees http://www.cookcountysheriff.org/press_page/press_JailMentalHealtht_08_06_2013.html …

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Ray Long @RayLong21h

Zimbabwe lobbying snares 2 who reached out to IL lawmakershttp://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/409/article/p2p-76934657/ …

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Skokie Review @Skokie_Review21h

Don’t miss you chance to meet @StateRepLouLang and @janschakowsky at the@skokielibrary today! http://bit.ly/175fGnh

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Illinews @Illinews21h

DeKalb: Our View: Our responsibility to stop abusers http://bit.ly/15a5F5o

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Patrick Wade @patrick_wade21h

Champaign won’t make further appeals of FOIA ruling: http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-06/champaign-wont-make-further-appeals-foia-ruling.html …

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Pantagraph @Pantagraph21h

Major road project starts Monday on I-39 north of Normal http://bit.ly/14jwat5

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Senator Van Pelt @SenatorVanPelt21h

Saturday my tax credit legislation for businesses hiring ex-offenders was signed into law.http://bit.ly/1cJnnEi

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Dan Brady @Dan_Brady21h

In The Know Illinois: State Fair Guide http://www.intheknowillinois.com/2013/08/state-fair-guide-operation-desert.html?spref=tw …

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Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions21h

Peoria: Illinois cigarette tax revenue rises 150 percent in July http://buff.ly/1cGbteg

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Illinews @Illinews21h

WMAQ: Vienna Unveils Sausage Dedicated To Da Coach http://bit.ly/15Lk9io

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Jake Griffin @DHJakeGriffin22h

Here’s the chart accompanying my municipal reserve column so you can find how much your town has socked away: http://www.dailyherald.com/assets/pdf/DA12738687.pdf …

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Jake Griffin @DHJakeGriffin22h

Thanks to @CivicFederation‘s Sarah Wetmore, @GFOA‘s Stephen Gauthier &@truthin‘s Sheila Weinberg for help on story: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130807/news/708079944/ …

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Jake Griffin @DHJakeGriffin22h

Accounting group says reserves should at least be 2 months of town’s expenses. Some suburbs keeping 2 YEARS worth. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130807/news/708079944/ …

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Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop22h

A peek at members when they’re not in Springfield. http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/08/gallery-members-in-their-districts.html?spref=tw …

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Illinews @Illinews22h

LaSalle: Ottawa board, teachers avoid strike http://bit.ly/13MBRML

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Bill Brady @SenBillBrady22h

Update from @CIProud on lawmaker suit RE legislator salaries http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/story/september-hearing-set-on-lawmaker-salary-dispute/d/story/nI2SXXIr-kmmn4pCd2tYgg …

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Illinews @Illinews22h

Champaign: Unionizing workers good check on system http://bit.ly/14jdvgR

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Illinews @Illinews23h

Peoria PR: Illinois State Fair kicks off Thursday http://bit.ly/15KVfzq

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Illinews @Illinews23h

WLS: Medical marijuana clinic Good Intentions opens in Chicago http://bit.ly/13MtmRT

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Illinews @Illinews23h

Bloomington: Editorial: Hiring lobbyist a bad bet in game of chance http://bit.ly/159ENT8

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