Today’s headlines — Monday, Aug. 12

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  1. Ron Sandack @RonSandack12m
    I took Jack to Bourbonnais yesterday to watch the Bears training camp practice. Lots to see! We even saw a glimpse of football.

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  2. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop23m
    In The Know Illinois: Fair, T-Rex & 007! http://www.intheknowillinois.com/2013/08/fair-t-rex-007.html?spref=tw …

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  3. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop23m
    Week in Review for August 5 – 9 2013 http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/08/week-in-review-for-august-5-9-2013.html?spref=tw …

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  4. Evanston Now @EvanstonNow26m
    Vote set to hold township funding steady: Evanston’s town board tonight is set to reject spending increases… http://dlvr.it/3ndx7t

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  5. Illinews @Illinews34m
    Jacksonville: Frontier to accelerate Internet speed http://bit.ly/1ct5kVb

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  6. In the Know Illinois @ITKIllinois37m
    Get "In the Know" on Fair, T-Rex & 007! http://goo.gl/fb/wXWLZ

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  7. Illinews @Illinews45m
    NIU PR: Illinois Law Enforcement Prepares For Concealed Carry http://bit.ly/15tWU6j

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  8. Illinews @Illinews55m
    Jacksonville: Editorial: Better child-welfare reporting needed http://bit.ly/15tV7OP

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  9. Radio Group News @RadioGroupNews11h
    The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs is recognizing Linda Kay Crites as veteran of the month for July.

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  10. NBC Chicago @nbcchicago1h
    Feds to limit mandatory minimum sentences for some drug offenders:http://bit.ly/18oJrAN

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  11. Illinews @Illinews1h
    KMOX: Rutherford Warns of White, Christian Republican Partyhttp://cbsloc.al/1csVXoD

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  12. 970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield1h
    Senior and Scout Day at Illinois State Fair http://wmay.com/wmay-news/68354

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  13. Illinews @Illinews1h
    DeKalb: Out View: Want your paycheck? Get in line http://bit.ly/1csTMRQ

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  14. 970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield1h
    Woman Wins Husband Calling Contest 8th Time http://wmay.com/wmay-news/68352

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  15. 970 WMAY Springfield @WMAYSpringfield1h
    Ten Percent of Births in Sangamon County to Teen Mothers http://wmay.com/wmay-news/68350

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  16. News Talk 1090 @1090WCRA2h
    Congressman Shimkus Holding Office Hours In Effingham On August 20http://www.effinghamradio.com/Congressman-Shimkus-Holding-Office-Hours-In-Effing/17020264 …

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  17. Illinews @Illinews3h
    WIFR: Committee Votes Down Video Gambling Ban in Unincorporated Stephenson County http://bit.ly/168uvZQ

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  18. Illinews @Illinews3h
    WIFR: New Illinois Highway Maps Feature Quick Access to Web http://bit.ly/168uvZI

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  19. Illinews @Illinews3h
    Southern: SIU offers new courses for dual admission students http://bit.ly/168ukxw

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  20. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Our Opinion: Public deserves more information from pension committeehttp://bit.ly/15tk4cY

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  21. Illinews @Illinews5h
    Tribune: Editorial: Why tests matter for students http://trib.in/14CjiOW

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  22. Illinews @Illinews5h
    Sun-Times: Blago’s brother: Jesse Jackson Jr. needs to ‘come clean’http://bit.ly/1684Ss0

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  23. Illinews @Illinews5h
    WBBM: Continuing Education Helps Chicago Teacher Stay Up-To-Datehttp://cbsloc.al/1cskNVI

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  24. Illinews @Illinews6h
    Sauk Valley: ‘No political push’ for stormwater fees in Sterling http://bit.ly/167U9Oe

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  25. Illinews @Illinews6h
    SJ-R: Four rail projects in works for city http://bit.ly/1cscGZf

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  26. Illinews @Illinews6h
    SJ-R: New committee to lobby for nonprofits’ interests http://bit.ly/15t0VI5

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  27. Times Republic @timesrepublic7h
    Iroquois County officials oppose fire sprinklers requirement http://fb.me/1qzoroFzp

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  28. BNDBelleville @BNDBelleville8h
    ‘Road to nowhere’ leads to a cornfield; state says Illinois 15 project in #Bellevilleneeded for safety http://m.belleville.com/belleville/article/MHeOTW6u …@bhundsdorfer

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  29. Cindy Wojdyla Cain @CindyWojCain9h
    Pulse: Sen. McGuire OK with no pay for now – Joliet Herald Newshttp://bit.ly/14BKOfj

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  30. Journal Star Sports @pjstarsports9h
    Wessler: Illini can spin; can they play? http://zo.pe/bIzb

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  31. Ron Sandack @RonSandack10h
    No mere shift. D’s in charge need more! MT @rebootillinois: Is the progressive tax a tax increase in disguise? http://ow.ly/nqtdy

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  32. Dan Kotowski @SenatorDan10h
    Thoughts on #itoughttobealaw. Call/text 312-981-7200 or 24720 from 10:30 to 11:00 p.m. #thepattivasquezahow will vote on your idea!

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  33. dailyherald @dailyherald10h
    White Sox kind of caught in between on Ventura http://bit.ly/16798bj

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  34. Steve Grzanich @SteveGrzanich10h
    Report: 96% of #Illinois nursing homes cited w/one or more deficiencies. 25% w/severe indicating widespread abuse, neglect, mistreatment.

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  35. Steve Grzanich @SteveGrzanich10h
    11 States Get Failing Grades for Nursing Home Care via @CBSNewshttp://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57597944/eleven-states-get-failing-grades-for-nursing-home-care/ … #ILLINOIS gets F http://nursinghomereportcards.com/state/il/

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  36. Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage10h
    Super regular guy Bruce Rauner hosting wienie luncheon at State Fair Wednesdayhttp://www.pantagraph.com/blogs/erickson/erickson-rich-republicans-don-t-always-cut-it/article_034d4062-01fe-11e3-9e28-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  37. Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage10h
    Mosquito spraying to start Monday in Mattoon. Could they also squirt some on my deck? #itchy http://jg-tc.com/news/mosquito-spraying-starts-monday/article_5d321832-0163-11e3-9492-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  38. Illinews @Illinews11h
    Sauk Valley: Oregon teen dies after fight at party http://bit.ly/14mnQoq

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  39. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard11h
    Bucky gets a "kids cone" at the historic Main Street DQ in Lombard. Yum!!!pic.twitter.com/3zlIwbss2u

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  40. Illinews @Illinews11h
    Peoria: Immigration campaign passes by some in GOP http://bit.ly/15sn0qd

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  41. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan12h
    .@ABC7News: Illinois treasurer warns of imitation unclaimed property websites #twillhttp://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=9201320 …

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  42. Illinews @Illinews12h
    KTVO: Ottumwa Babe Ruth League fundraises for new concession standhttp://bit.ly/14BeF7P

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  43. Register Star @rrstar12h
    Planes, trains and automobiles … Lawmakers and the cost of doing Illinois’ business.http://bit.ly/17HwJuL

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  44. Illinews @Illinews12h
    WLS: Dozens lop off long hair to support cancer patients at ‘Make the Cut’ hair donation event http://bit.ly/166MS1h

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  45. Illinews @Illinews12h
    Aurora: Developer seeks TIF funds for Walgreens project http://bit.ly/1crkxq0

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  46. Mike Brooks @robyroad12h
    Sculpture at #ilstatefair, called great Illinois pension reform debate #twillpic.twitter.com/7GPoFHKDWV

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  47. IL Blog Network @ILBlogNetwork13h
    Hilkevitch: Illinois Tollway’s robotic mower like a Roomba for embankmentshttp://dlvr.it/3nVrWK

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  48. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan13h
    #Springfield Business Journal: Rutherford talks Illinois, Springfield #twill http://www.springfieldbusinessjournal.com/index.html

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  49. dailyherald @dailyherald13h
    Coffee with Rep. Yingling http://bit.ly/14m1ZgO

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  50. Register Star @rrstar13h
    My View: Joe Sosnowski says he still isn’t "grumpy" about #Rockford‘s east side bus station. http://bit.ly/1cXqloU

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  51. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan13h
    Herald-Review: Rutherford says Quinn squandered pension opportunity #twillhttp://herald-review.com/news/local/rutherford-says-quinn-squandered-pension-opportunity/article_90a4cf70-00aa-11e3-9663-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  52. Tom Miller @NewsradioWJPF13h
    Fishermen found body of murdered man this morning at Horseshoe Lake State Park boat ramp

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  53. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL13h
    "Chicago Tribune – Editorial: A tale of murder and redemption"http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-76993772/ …

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  54. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL13h
    "Bulls’ Great Pippen Hosts Skills Camp Nearby" http://lakeforest.patch.com/groups/editors-picks/p/bulls-great-pippen-hosts-skills-camp-in-nearby_8cac1dba …

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  55. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL13h
    "Capitol Weekly August 2-10" http://www.richbrauer.org/capitol_weekly_august_2_10 …

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  56. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL13h
    "Erickson: Rich Republicans don’t always cut it" http://www.pantagraph.com/blogs/erickson/erickson-rich-republicans-don-t-always-cut-it/article_034d4062-01fe-11e3-9e28-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  57. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL14h
    "Illiana Expressway’s road getting bumpy – SouthtownStar"http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNFlFStxv6Nq4EhRdVOYChhtVKwhcA&url=http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/21835564-522/illiana-expressways-road-getting-bumpy.html …

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  58. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL14h
    "New legislation: Sling shot bows authorized – Springfield, IL – The State Journal-Register" http://www.sj-r.com/features/x369946263/New-legislation-Sling-shot-bows-authorized …

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  59. Illinews @Illinews14h
    Bloomington: Eureka Reagan Festival scheduled for Aug. 22-24http://bit.ly/140KNhH

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  60. Dennis LaComb @dlacomb14h
    Federal Court Protects Mobile Pregnancy Services http://bit.ly/1eCK9vL

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  61. IL Blog Network @ILBlogNetwork14h
    IL Review: Letter to the Editor: Do we need a bigger boat? Illinois shark fin law enforced http://dlvr.it/3nVMmM

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  62. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard14h
    Thanks to Sen. Syverson, Rep. Pritchard, Rep. Sosnowski, Rep. Cabello, and former Rep. Wait for a great day at th… pic.twitter.com/zBxcKO2z4z

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  63. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. @Repevans3314h
    Frank Zucarelli Picnic — at Green Lake Woods Forest Preservehttp://fb.me/1lIkychgr

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  64. A Better Illinois @abetterillinois14h
    LTE: IL middle class pays higher tax rate than millionaires. We need a change!…http://fb.me/2OeVjUWnD

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  65. IL Media Services @IOCIRADIO14h
    Audio from this press conference is available on our website:…http://fb.me/2FZmZvMXP

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  66. WinnebagoCountyNews @WinnCountyNews14h
    Gas prices down nationwide http://goo.gl/fb/Q03W7 – WNTA News

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  67. Sue Rezin @SenatorRezin14h
    Putnam Co Republican picnic – Senator Darin LaHood is the speakerhttp://ow.ly/i/2QM8Q

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  68. Illinews @Illinews14h
    Peoria: Simon, Quigley officiate mock gay marriages http://bit.ly/15rOZXj

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  69. Illinews @Illinews14h
    Peoria: Deadbeat Illinois: Panel to focus on backlog of delayed state paymentshttp://bit.ly/166q8P5

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  70. IL Immigrant Rights @icirr14h
    They may be on recess, but House GOP are listening. Tell @PeterRoskam to give us a vote! http://bit.ly/RepPRoskam #TimeIsNow

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  71. Illinews @Illinews15h
    WHBF: Illinois correctional officer charged with murder http://bit.ly/14lIAMT

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  72. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn15h
    A beautiful day here in Springfield to honor our Veterans at the @ILStateFairpic.twitter.com/h6rge2K6yQ

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  73. Amanda Vinicky @AmandaVinicky15h
    Love the @WhiteSox ’83 uniforms, with numbers on the front of the pants. Can we bring that back, team? pic.twitter.com/34p8q9gKwE

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  74. Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara15h
    The view from our Market Days table. Come say hi! pic.twitter.com/4WEf9tNnBZ

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  75. Illinews @Illinews16h
    Peoria: Word on the Street: Council to discuss applicants for Sandberg’s seathttp://bit.ly/166cZFF

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  76. Ben Bradley @BenBradleyABC716h
    Hey @GovernorQuinn : Check out @GovChristie ‘s Twitter feed today. That’s how you promote a state! Makes me want to go to NJ, almost.

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  77. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois16h
    Together, we can turn it around. Together, we can work to improve Illinois. Together, we can #RebootIL! – http://ow.ly/nqZS9

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  78. Illinews @Illinews16h
    Champaign: C-U Haiku, Aug. 11, 2013 http://bit.ly/1cqNjac

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  79. Southern IL Alive @SouthernILAlive17h
    Southern: Dawg Daze raises money for shelters http://bit.ly/140nVyO

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  80. Chicago Alive @ChicagoAlive17h
    Suburbs: Lemont clinic offers pet health screenings Monday http://dlvr.it/3nTLBq

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  81. Chicago Alive @ChicagoAlive17h
    Suburbs: Lisle-based Navistar to cut ‘a few hundred’ jobs http://dlvr.it/3nTL96

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  82. Elmhurst Patch @ElmhurstPatch17h
    NASA Predicts Spectacular Meteor Shower Will Peak Before Dawn on Monday. Staying up late tonight? #Elmhurst http://elmhurst.patch.com/groups/summer/p/nasa-predicts-spectacular-meteor-shower-next-week_cf32cfae …

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  83. phil_rosenthal @phil_rosenthal17h
    Stadium looked so much better then RT @BeschlossDC Here is football in Soldier Field Chicago 60 years ago this week: pic.twitter.com/CkJVRoN52P

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  84. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka17h
    Great photo ops over here at the Tent! We’ll be beginning in just a few. Join us for some period music! #ILStateFair pic.twitter.com/4JpY7oXWwk

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  85. Illinews @Illinews17h
    KMOX: Illinois Bars and Clubs Rush to Get Piece of Video Actionhttp://cbsloc.al/165XZro

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  86. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan17h
    Off to #Chicago for our complimentary Meet and Greet today at The Green Door Tavern, 678 N Orleans St from 3-4pm. Join us #twill

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  87. Illinews @Illinews17h
    Champaign: Clapton guitar fest to be shown at Savoy 16 http://bit.ly/165T0qq

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  88. IDOT @IDOT_Illinois17h
    Intermittent I-39 lane closures from Kappa to Minonk in Woodford County, starting Monday: http://goo.gl/sWPGpo

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  89. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka18h
    Step into the Comptroller’s Tent and back to the Civil War as reenactors join us for a Veterans Day Event at 2pm! pic.twitter.com/oYVo5geJhL

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  90. Illinews @Illinews18h
    Southern: Local agencies assist with health insurance http://bit.ly/15rhlRh

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  91. SJ-R Sports @SJRsports18h
    Evelyn Brandt Thomas of Brandt Consolidated, Springfield, marks 90th b-day with 1st pitch at #Cardinals gm. pic.twitter.com/C3z37OUx1W

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  92. SJ-R Sports @SJRsports18h
    Jason Knoedler & son Colton throw out 1st pitch at #Cardinals game. Earlier:http://bit.ly/165JUtR pic.twitter.com/1xfZ76EN9L

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  93. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan18h
    Filled up gas tank for campaign van. $63.09 and I looked for inexpensive fuel.

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  94. Journal-Courier @journalcourier18h
    Man who died at southern Ill. festival identified: Authorities in southern Illinois have identified the 24-yea… http://bit.ly/15rcM9Q

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  95. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan18h
    Early morning jog and off to McHenry Cty for event before Chicago event. A fair but of road time.

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  96. Jason Nevel @JasonNevelSJR19h
    Today’s story about city making progress on its abandoned home demolition efforts.http://bit.ly/16JcMGV

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  97. Illinews @Illinews19h
    KFVS: Crews on the scene of house explosion in Du Quoin http://bit.ly/1404Ug2

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  98. KaneCounty Chronicle @kcchronicle19h
    A post office named after a St. Charles lawmaker is being knocked down:…http://fb.me/6rUNRZtW9

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  99. Evanston Patch @EvanstonPatch19h
    A fight over a pump at an Evanston gas station escalated when one man kicked the other guy’s car. Take that, car! http://bit.ly/15liHgo

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  100. Rick Pearson @rap3020h
    And congrats to The Economist for moving Dick Simpson to Indiana from University of Illinois at Chicago. Thanks for driving by. Move on.

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  101. Journal-Courier @journalcourier20h
    Sex ed law may mean little change for most schools: Illinois is expected to soon have a state law requiring th… http://bit.ly/1cqfN3M

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  102. Zach Pillsbury @ZachPillsbury20h
    Some photos I took at the #ILStatefair Saturday: http://on.fb.me/15qWNIN

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  103. Tribune Edit Board @Trib_ed_board20h
    POLL: Vote in this week’s Scott Stantis cartoon caption contest.http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/chi-stantis-poll-0807,0,7183971.poll …

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  104. Rick Pearson @rap3020h
    Love expertise of drive-by journalism. When the lede has the wrong # of state lawmakers, why read on? http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21583267-tussle-across-three-branches-government-no-play-no-pay …

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  105. Illinews @Illinews20h
    SJ-R: A La Carte: Gallagher’s Steak House pressured to change namehttp://bit.ly/1cqd8ad

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  106. Doug Wolfe – WAND TV @WANDTVDoug20h
    Foundation seeks grant applications http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-10/foundation-seeks-grant-applications.html … via @news_gazette

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  107. tracyswartz @tracyswartz21h
    chicago this weekend surpassed 250 homicides for the year. 15 homicides so far in august. your neighborhood: http://www.redeyechicago.com/homicides

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  108. Illinews @Illinews21h
    WHBF: Sex ed law may mean little change for most schools http://bit.ly/165g8FG

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  109. Illinews @Illinews21h
    WHBF: Chicago school closings worry poor neighborhoods http://bit.ly/15qMZyr

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  110. Illinews @Illinews21h
    Southern: Legislative leaders often fly on state airplanes http://bit.ly/15qJDeG

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  111. Tom Miller @NewsradioWJPF21h
    Reports of house "exploding" near Wal-Mart in DuQuoin.

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  112. JJI @JJInitiative21h
    Sexual assault of inmates often goes unnoticed. But this time it’s caught on tape.#prisonsystem #justice http://goo.gl/7W8xjG

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  113. tammyduckworth @tammyduckworth22h
    Day off-1st one in two weeks.Slept in &now running errands.Say hi if u see me-I’m in t-shirt, shorts, Bball cap and NO makeup! #Relaxed

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  114. Daniel Biss @danielbiss22h
    Final reminder: concealed carry town hall with @KwameRaoul and others TODAY at 3pm at the Levy Center, Evanston: http://www.senatorbiss.com/index.php/component/content/article/1-latest-news/115-august-11-forum-safety-freedom-and-the-status-of-gun-laws-in-illinois …

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  115. dailyherald @dailyherald22h
    Palatine vocalist wins Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent contest http://bit.ly/14kt2ZP

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  116. Andy Manar @AndyManar22h
    Home foreclosures are a continuing issue across Central Illinois in both large and small communities. We will… http://fb.me/1TljYlCqa

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  117. Illinews @Illinews22h
    Galesburg: Q&A: Mayor talks about settling in, moving ahead http://bit.ly/13ZBPkF

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  118. Andy Manar @AndyForSenate23h
    I posted 10 photos on Facebook in the album "Dorchester Homecoming Parade | August 3, 2013" http://fb.me/11mq2UsR4

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  119. Ron Sandack @Ron4Illinois23h
    Gov can’t cancel Republican Day at the Fair! (though many think Reps have done so). Time to revive our party & State! http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-08-09/news/chi-quinn-cancels-democratic-rally-at-state-fair-20130809_1_illinois-state-fair-quinn-two-chicago-democrats …

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  120. WJBC AM-1230 FM-93.7 @WJBC23h
    Schock prepares for war on Capitol Hill after summer recess http://bit.ly/13ZylPf

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  121. Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk23h
    At the Aug 14 #Vets #Job Fair VA reps & over 30 orgs will be on hand 2 help vets sign up 4 benefits & assist w/claims http://ow.ly/nNtPS

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  122. Ron Sandack @RonSandack23h
    It is interesting and instructive to see how others perceive us. In this instance, it’s really no surprise. http://fb.me/6samIDjfh

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  123. Illinews @Illinews23h
    Bloomington: Editorial: Simple solution to pension problem: Approve the planhttp://bit.ly/13Zx5vo

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  124. Doug Wolfe – WAND TV @WANDTVDoug23h
    Illinois football team signing autographs in the Great West Hall today at Memorial Stadium. 4 – 5pm. Free admission.

    from York, IL

  125. Ron Sandack @RonSandack23h
    Big & bold or crazy & unattainable? Don’t know but I love the concept of challenging the higher ed status quo. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324110404578627712224845012.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop …

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