Today’s headlines — Wednesday, Aug. 14

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  1. Illinews @Illinews15m
    Peoria PR: 31 apply to be on the Peoria City Council http://bit.ly/15DvgE3

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  2. Dewitt Daily News @DewittDN19m
    Teen Safe Driving Campaign Kicks Off At State Fair A safe driving campaign for teenagers kicked off this week at… http://fb.me/HhkHkmM6

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  3. Dewitt Daily News @DewittDN19m
    New Law Helps Prevent Flooding By ‘Going Green’ Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation to help Illinois… http://fb.me/1KD3O5AMr

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  4. Rick Pearson @rap3028m
    Bill Daley gets first big Dem audience, speaking on same bill as #ILGov Quinn b4 county chairs. No state fair rally, but Lt Gov has banjo.

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  5. Illinews @Illinews34m
    Kane County: Kane board OKs riverboat money for social media connection program http://bit.ly/1cB2DRE

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  6. QuincyJournal @quincyjournal42m
    New Illinois law promotes Veteran-owned business – Veterans who own businesses will now get more opportunity to do… http://ow.ly/2z5gLC

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  7. Sheila Simon @SheilaSimonIL46m
    Enjoyed talking with @WCIA3Steve early this morning. Come see me play with Loose Gravel at 3:30 @ILStateFair! pic.twitter.com/aY1ESnnU8H

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  8. Illinews @Illinews1h
    NW Herald: Our View: Bleachers expansion exposes ambiguity http://bit.ly/14b35Nj

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  9. dailyherald @dailyherald1h
    Everything Buffalo Grove debuts on Facebook http://bit.ly/14xlAus

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  10. Ron Sandack @RonSandack1h
    Where’s the Governor’s personal involvement and leadership on the most important issue facing the State? Perhaps… http://fb.me/10dS7yUXL

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  11. Illinews @Illinews2h
    Decatur: State is slacking on sensitive inventory http://bit.ly/14Kkyzy

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  12. News Talk 1090 @1090WCRA2h
    USDA Predicts Stronger Illinois Corn Crop http://www.effinghamradio.com/USDA-Predicts-Stronger-Illinois-Corn-Crop/17053889 …

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  13. Ron Sandack @RonSandack2h
    The more the merrier in the Democratic Gov primary? If this happens, I say Daley is okay with it. Quinn? Not so much. http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/2013/08/kr.html …

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  14. Illinews @Illinews2h
    Southtown: Shaw: Tough to monitor Cook County’s docs http://bit.ly/15CXS0e

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  15. WAND Lauren Rainson @LaurenRainson2h
    Springfield just broke the record of overnight low temp of 51…A bit on the chilly side this AM. pic.twitter.com/Bi6uDwYZZU

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  16. Illinews @Illinews3h
    Crain’s: The Chicagoans ‘Saturday Night Live’ should hire http://bit.ly/1cABcas

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  17. Journal-Courier @journalcourier3h
    State panel to focus on ‘environmental justice’: It wasn’t difficult to find the biggest polluters in Jerry Me… http://bit.ly/1cAy3Yq

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  18. Illinews @Illinews3h
    Southern: Voice of The Southern: Time to make changes in fight against drugshttp://bit.ly/16iZuTc

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  19. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Our Opinion: Jackpot – State to intercept gambling winnings from deadbeat parents http://bit.ly/14wTm2V

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  20. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Letter: State fair ‘shark on a stick’ inappropriate http://bit.ly/14wTlMH

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  21. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Letter: Making fun of politicians a harmless tradition http://bit.ly/14wTlMD

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  22. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Letter: Reporter separates Obamacare facts from myths http://bit.ly/14wTnnA

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  23. Illinews @Illinews4h
    Southern: Speaker says fracking will bring jobs http://bit.ly/14JZWY7

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  24. Illinews @Illinews4h
    Southern: Illinois State Fair’s butter cow remains udderly safe http://bit.ly/16in42i

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  25. Illinews @Illinews7h
    SJ-R: Brit blogger critiques Springfield, downtown Hilton http://bit.ly/14wlNOw

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  26. Illinews @Illinews7h
    SJ-R: BGA: Clout hiring persists in IDOT under Quinn http://bit.ly/14wlNOu

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  27. Michael E. Hastings @HastingsforIL8h
    "We have a moral obligation to help those who are most in need." — Sen. Hastings at Advocates United event tonight. pic.twitter.com/uD0oARb0DK

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  28. AM1220 WLPO @AM1220WLPO8h
    State grant could build another path to the I & M Canal in La Sallehttp://wp.me/pqhOH-6I4

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  29. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard9h
    Stopped by two fundraisers on way back home from Sprinngfield. First in Will County for Janet Silosky for State … pic.twitter.com/60b0GcLDjj

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  30. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois9h
    We can re-take ownership of our government in #Illinois! http://ow.ly/nTlYu #Fight4IL

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  31. Journal Star Sports @pjstarsports9h
    Jaguars sign Eureka grad Studebaker http://zo.pe/bITX

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  32. Kristen McQueary @StatehouseChick10h
    Had distinct pleasure of mingling w/our loyal readers, letter writers tonight. Met Ron Bradley, Woodridge. pic.twitter.com/eFxyT9MjOm

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  33. WJOL News @WJOL10h
    Quinn Inks Bill Making Cops More Pup-Friendly http://ow.ly/nTIEN

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  34. Chicago Alive @ChicagoAlive10h
    Sun-Times: Cicero official and town employee arrested after Naperville fracashttp://bit.ly/1czyLoO

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  35. Illinews @Illinews10h
    WFLD: Hackers use their skills to make Chicago more `user-friendly`http://bit.ly/15BKVUj

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  36. Chicago Alive @ChicagoAlive10h
    Fox Chicago: Former NY governor takes aim at Chicago while defending `stop-and-frisk` http://bit.ly/15BKYiZ

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  37. Ed Wojcicki @edwojcicki10h
    Got Alan Dixon’s signature at his book signing. What a treasure. @siupress

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  38. Illinews @Illinews10h
    Lake County: Jesse Jackson Jr.’s lawyers to use mental illness to push for lighter sentence Wednesday http://bit.ly/16hFvEj

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  39. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois10h
    The #Illinois politicians work for us. We hired them. Let’s hold them accountable.http://ow.ly/nTlUE

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  40. Central IL Alive @CentralILAlive10h
    Bloomington: Ready or not, Obamacare is on its way http://bit.ly/15BHNYx

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  41. Illinews @Illinews10h
    Sun-Times: 10 legislators working to make pension reform happen, but they need Madigan and Cullerton http://bit.ly/1czrsxs

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  42. Dick Durbin @DickDurbin11h
    Wonderful to have my friend & colleague, @timkaine, w/ me at @ILStateFair. Thanks for the kind words about my record! pic.twitter.com/aEKyeQPs4C

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  43. Napoleon Harris @Napoleon_Harris11h
    2 days until @THELILMOSHOW comes to the Chi and Represents with Senator Harris for the Southland Family Fun Fest in Harvey # 15th District.

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  44. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard11h
    #JanetSiloskyforStateRepresentativedreception hosted by Judge(Ret.) Ed Petka, Sen. Jim Oberweis & former Cong. Jo… pic.twitter.com/xdYGhvgRfn

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  45. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL11h
    "Lisa Madigan Speaks on Paycheck Lawsuit Against Father"http://www.wics.com/news/top-stories/stories/lisa-madigan-speaks-paycheck-lawsuit-against-father-12556.shtml?wap=0 …

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  46. Illinews @Illinews11h
    WSIL: School District Battling Mold Begins Classes http://bit.ly/14J7Q47

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  47. Illinews @Illinews11h
    WSIL: Experts Debate Fracking Impact in Southern Illinois http://bit.ly/16hrS7Y

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  48. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL11h
    "Illinoisans Compete in Agri-Quiz Bowl" http://www.wics.com/news/top-stories/stories/illinoisans-compete-agriquiz-bowl-12560.shtml?wap=0 …

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  49. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL11h
    "Durbin continues drumbeat for immigration reform" http://www.dailyamericannews.com/article/20130813/NEWS/130819808/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true …

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  50. Craig Newman @craignewman11h
    Former Chicago Sun-Times investor dies in bicycle accident – Chicago Sun-Timeshttp://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/21909444-418/former-chicago-sun-times-investor-dies-in-bicycle-accident.html … via @suntimes

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  51. Champion News @ChampionNewsNet11h
    8/13/2013 – U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin attempts to interrogate the Illinois Policy Institute – http://www.championnews.net/1970/01/01/8132013-u-s-sen-richard-durbin-attempts-to-interrogate-the-illinois-policy-institute/ …

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  52. Illinews @Illinews11h
    Aurora: Rough sailing for Kane’s riverboat grant distribution http://bit.ly/15BwLmc

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  53. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois11h
    We need to demand a solution to the #pension #crisis! Click here to join us:http://goo.gl/tFyHxi Speak up & speak out!

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  54. Talk Illinois @TalkIllinois11h
    Tribune: Zorn: Why Kwame Raoul might enter the race for governorhttp://goo.gl/fb/Z5atv

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  55. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois12h
    What is #RebootIL? We intend to give you the information and tools you need to act on improving #Illinois. http://ow.ly/nTlQZ

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  56. State Rep. Lou Lang @StateRepLouLang12h
    Governor? Judge? Thursday, I and other Cook County Democratic committeemen begin candidate slating for March primary. @PoliticalEditor

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  57. dailyherald @dailyherald12h
    Arlington Heights resident wants term limits on 2014 ballot http://bit.ly/16hmnGy

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  58. dailyherald @dailyherald12h
    IDOT to host meeting Wednesday on Route 59 project in Bartletthttp://bit.ly/16hmqSw

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  59. Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk12h
    Tomorrow join @repaaronschock & me at Bradley University Renaissance Coliseum 4 the Central #IL #Veterans #Jobs Fair http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=blog&id=834

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  60. ABC 7 Chicago @ABC7Chicago12h
    Sentencing day looms for Jesse Jackson Jr., Sandi Jackson, @BenBradleyABC7reports live from Washington, D.C. VIDEO:http://abc7.ws/13isJVD

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  61. Pantagraph @Pantagraph12h
    State board rejects plan to add nursing unit at Luther Oaks http://bit.ly/14vw9yb

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  62. Joe Ward @JayDubWard12h
    More news media coming to Galesburg: @KnoxCollege1837 says it will bring NPR affiliate to town. Will employ at least 1 local journalist.

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  63. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn12h
    Congratulations to Mrs. Brandt who purchased the Land of Lincoln Grand Champion Barrow! @ILStateFair pic.twitter.com/mmYImEPRxC

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  64. RF Forest Leaves @RF_ForestLeaves12h
    Cook County jail guard arrested for allegedly trying to bring ammunition and pharmaceutical pills to the jail: http://bit.ly/16OaJRL

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  65. KaneCounty Chronicle @kcchronicle12h
    Senger staff: Foe’s comments ‘100 percent false’… http://fb.me/34uTA62Qb

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  66. Mike Brooks @robyroad12h
    Grand champion meat goat wether brings record of 11,500 at sale of Champions#ilstatefair

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  67. Ryan Keith @rkprsolutions12h
    WMAQ: Mayor Supports Sentencing Reforms to Ease Crowded Jailshttp://buff.ly/1d1dhPi

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  68. Illinews @Illinews12h
    Champaign: Shimkus: Corn growers probably won’t be hurt by fuel billhttp://bit.ly/15BkwWJ

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  69. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn13h
    Our annual @ILStateFair Sale of Champions is always a good time! Here with legendary Ag broadcaster Orion Samuelson. pic.twitter.com/pxyBpOc4xQ

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  70. Dawn Rhodes @rhodes_dawn13h
    Sun-Times parent creates Journatic-like unit. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130813/NEWS06/130819974?template=mobile&X-IgnoreUserAgent=1 …

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  71. Illinews @Illinews13h
    Bloomington: State board rejects plan to add nursing unit at Luther Oakshttp://bit.ly/1cz6v5C

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  72. thebig550 @thebig55013h
    Jack Clark hires an attorney; stands by accusations of PED use…http://www.ktrs.com/news/local-news/item/10435-jack-clark-hires-attorney-stands-by-ped-accusations …

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  73. Deb Mell @debmell13h
    Hope to see you at the CAPS meeting tonight for beat 1724 Location: Horner Park Field House, 2741 W Montrose. 7:00

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  74. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn13h
    It’s Ag Day at @ILStateFair & I’m here signing bills to support our #1 industry & help thousands of farmers in #IL pic.twitter.com/oegtABcNNc

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  75. Andy Manar @AndyManar13h
    My colleague Senator John Sullivan and Representative Jim Sacia auctioneering at the Sale of Champions at the… http://fb.me/XbYxplox

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  76. Alexandrea Davis @WCIA3Alex13h
    Gov. Quinn signs five ag bills into law on state fairgrounds. @WCIA3pic.twitter.com/W0KYlWNqb1

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  77. SJ-R Breaking News @SJRbreaking14h
    Barr says Hanners will no longer be in campaign http://bit.ly/15B73yg

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  78. SJ-R Breaking News @SJRbreaking14h
    Court sides mostly with UIS in FOIA dispute http://bit.ly/15B71pW

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  79. Rick Pearson @rap3014h
    I’ll be joining @PaulLisnek on @PoliticsTonight at 6p on @CLTVnews on Zuccarelli, Quinn and the CTA. Also new state Rep. Jaime Andrade.

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  80. Brian Mackey @BrianMackey14h
    Was at IDOT headquarters today. Who knew this is actually how transportation planning is done? pic.twitter.com/FasuoIsjBo

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  81. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer14h
    Just in… @GovernorQuinn vetoes bill that wanted to cut # of free days a museum or aquarium must offer IL residents from 52 to 26. #twill

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  82. Doings LaGrange @Doings_LaGrange14h
    #Lyons Township senior tennis player, Alex Chatt, has his sights set on the state championship. @KenRyan15 http://bit.ly/17ni8FJ #tennis

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  83. Illinews @Illinews14h
    WREX: ISP, IDOT kick off seventh year of Operation Teen Safe Drivinghttp://bit.ly/14IJ6sA

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  84. Illinews @Illinews14h
    WREX: Boys & Girls Club of Rockford hosts statewide conferencehttp://bit.ly/14IJ6sy

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  85. FOX2now @FOX2now14h
    Senator Durbin urges Metro East law enforcement trace guns used in crime –http://bit.ly/1cLwqWQ

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  86. Anna Carrera @WCIA3Anna14h
    Some colleges around central Illinois are trying to help manufacturing workers get back on the job. http://fb.me/2pJXRAKck

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  87. Monique Garcia @moniquegarcia14h
    I’m here where are ya? I gotta follow the Guv around for a bit

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  88. Daniel Biss @danielbiss14h
    Road tripping to the state fair with @ElaineNekritz pic.twitter.com/HiPF9n2qXz

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  89. Andrew Maloney @amaloney2414h
    State panel says Cook County judge unfit for job due to mental illnesshttp://tinyurl.com/lgpv7y3 (by @JohnFlynnRooney)

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  90. Chicago Reader @Chicago_Reader14h
    Mike Miner brags on a Trib writer, discovers said Trib writer has an e-book:http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/08/13/tribune-agate-publishing-teaming-up-for-e-books-print-runs …

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  91. Benjamin Yount @BenYount14h
    What does @GovenorQuinn have in common with ALEC? Pension reform. No, seriously. http://ow.ly/nTV3G #twill

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  92. dailyherald @dailyherald14h
    Parents: What’s your best piece of back-to-school advice? http://bit.ly/16gMVaO

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  93. Illinews @Illinews14h
    Lake County: ‘Chicago Fire’ filming on the Amstutz http://bit.ly/14v0zkf

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  94. KWQC News @kwqcnews14h
    UPDATE: 12-Year-Old Rock Falls Girl Dies In Go-Kart Accident: A go-kart accident in Rock Falls, Ill., on Monda… http://bit.ly/1cyMtZ7

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  95. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan15h
    At #illinoisstatefair congratulating our photo contest winners. Photos will be used for our Ag Marketing materials. pic.twitter.com/Nwrnw3u92h

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  96. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn15h
    Today in Orland Park signing a bill to help municipalities protect against future flooding http://tinyurl.com/l4ade28 pic.twitter.com/RihzmfHzs3

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  97. Dan Petrella @PetrellaReports15h
    Springfield is getting a new microbrewery: http://www.sj-r.com/breaking/x606653069/Engrained-Brewing-sets-opening-date …

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  98. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard15h
    #Ag-TourismAwardCeremonyw/ComptrollerJudyTopinka…. after chatting with U. of I. Pres. Robert Easter( legendary … pic.twitter.com/rNxi2xA29m

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  99. Mary Ann Ahern @MaryAnnAhernNBC15h
    Seems as if #GovQuinn is having a memory lapse, join us at 5p on NBC5#politicalamnesia

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  100. Dave McKinney @davemckinney12315h
    Incoming state representative was ‘the nobody, nobody sent’ – Chicago Sun-Timeshttp://www.suntimes.com/news/cityhall/21910829-418/incoming-state-representative-was-the-nobody-nobody-sent.html … via @suntimes

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  101. Illinews @Illinews15h
    WSIU: Moody’s Downgrades SIU’s Credit Rating http://bit.ly/16gFMr6

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  102. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop15h
    Latest on our Blog: Who Am I? A Famous Gravesite http://goo.gl/fb/M3nZl

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  103. Andy Manar @AndyManar15h
    Our office will be hosting Senior Fairs across the district which will offer free services to seniors. The fairs… http://fb.me/IOfxfr5W

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  104. MV Register-News @MVRN15h
    The Illinois State Board of Elections and Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder Connie Smith have released the… http://fb.me/2NtARLtCJ

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  105. IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems15h
    New law will give patients more information about doctors http://bit.ly/15AJSE3

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  106. Illinews @Illinews15h
    WBBM: Supt. McCarthy Responds To Criticism Of Chicago Police Tacticshttp://cbsloc.al/16gz6t4

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  107. ILSenateGOP @ILSenateGOP16h
    Follow the link below for more information about the "It Can Wait" no texting while driving pledge that Senator… http://fb.me/2OXXGIuUm

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  108. John O’Connor @APOConnor16h
    MT @RichSaal: Except for no Reisch, photo could have been today: Illinois State Fair, Aug. 1936. Beer tent, lower rt. pic.twitter.com/d8yQbz0aq2

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  109. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka16h
    Boy did we have some fun at the tent for Ag Day! Thanks to everyone who came out to support our Ag honorees! pic.twitter.com/0qj4yj5C9k

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  110. John O’Connor @APOConnor16h
    Residency policy was a problem 15 years ago when @APOConnor was covering@SPS186: @SJRbreaking http://tinyurl.com/lkcdf7g @mollybeck

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  111. Ryan S. Voyles @Rsmootvoyles16h
    The #DecaturIL Township enters the 21st century, has up-to-date website on officials, meeting dates #DecHR http://townships.toi.org/DECATURTOWNSHIP/default.asp …

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  112. BGA @BetterGov16h
    Question: Does BGA have a position on Citizens United decision/money in politics?#afternoonshift

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  113. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer16h
    @BillDaleyIL: "Frank Zuccarelli had little choice but to do the honorable thing by resigning today…" #twill #il2014

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  114. Darin LaHood @lahooddarin16h
    New law sponsored by LaHood to help children of deadbeat parents – See more at:http://senatorlahood.com/Media/News/NewsDetails/tabid/115/nid/320/r/1/Default.aspx#sthash.33me9QAU.dpuf …

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  115. James Fuller @DH_jfuller16h
    Another big debate over #KaneCounty Chairman Chris Lauzen’s new Community Outreach positions today. Story to come.

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  116. StandforChildren IL @IllinoisStand16h
    Accountability is the final recommendation-make standards high and clear with support given to struggling districts. #EDfunding

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  117. Illinews @Illinews16h
    Champaign: Shelden: no endorsement from Johnson yet, but he still has opinionshttp://bit.ly/16gqfYd

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  118. IL Public Media @willpublicmedia16h
    Champaign School District, Teachers, Request Federal Mediator:http://will.illinois.edu/news/story/champaign-school-district-teachers-request-federal-mediator …

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  119. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer16h
    Lt. Gov Sheila Simon’s band, Loose Gravel, performs on Governor’s Day at Illinois State Fair; Miller Lite Tent; Wed, 3:30 pm #twill

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  120. Illinews @Illinews16h
    KSDK: NFL’s new handbag for women shows all http://on.ksdk.com/14Ioa5c

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  121. StandforChildren IL @IllinoisStand16h
    We have to focus on equity and flexibility at the district level with an increase in school level budget transparency #Edfunding

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  122. Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage16h
    Illinois not cowed by butter vandals in Iowa http://www.pantagraph.com/news/no-additional-security-for-illinois-butter-cow/article_76661dd8-0449-11e3-b42b-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  123. Bruce Rauner @BruceRauner16h
    Pension mess continues to impact our state. More bond downgrades in Illinois:http://apne.ws/19qVkKX

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  124. Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk16h
    1100 tons of #nuclearwaste are stored near Lake Michigan. We shld protect#GreatLakes by moving fwd w/ Yucca Mountain pic.twitter.com/6TQ5QWhwxO

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  125. Brooke Anderson @MBrooke2016h
    In Orland Park where @GovernorQuinn is signing legislation to improve stormwater management in communities pic.twitter.com/Aq0YRU21QU

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  126. Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk16h
    DC Appeals Court says #Yucca Mtn for #nuclearwaste storage is law of the land. RT if you agree project shld move fwd. http://wapo.st/1cKC8bu

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  127. State Rep. Lou Lang @StateRepLouLang16h
    Boone’s in Springfield is the site for a Pre-Democrat Day party being held by friend Sen. Mike Frerichs; 5:30 pm #twill #ilstatefair

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  128. STL Public Radio @stlpublicradio16h
    Missouri’s biggest political contributor is fighting an amendment that would severely limit his power: http://bit.ly/1bsDN2u #moleg

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  129. Illinews @Illinews16h
    Effingham: Effingham County Committee holds off health board appointmentshttp://bit.ly/15Av34B

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  130. Dennis Anderson @dennisedit16h
    RT @ChrisKaergard: Who wants to fill the open City Council seat? Practically everybody … http://fb.me/Lzhd9PJv

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  131. Illinews @Illinews16h
    Rockford: NIU not among the 7 Illinois universities downgraded by Moody’shttp://bit.ly/14uAZMg

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  132. WJBC AM-1230 FM-93.7 @WJBC16h
    Moody’s downgrades ISU, six other Illinois universities http://bit.ly/1cypXiU

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  133. Lauren Chooljian @laurenchooljian17h
    The animals are making themselves right at home at @fly2ohare One even had a baby this morning! @WBEZ #chicago pic.twitter.com/QYIQSloquS

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  134. Illinews @Illinews17h
    Peoria: Baa! O’Hare turns to goats to clear airfield brush http://bit.ly/14uzOMG

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  135. Emily Miller @emmillerwrites17h
    .@CUSD300 unveils tentative budget with both deficit and good news–because school budgets are complicated like that. http://ht.ly/nT0Od

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  136. WJBC AM-1230 FM-93.7 @WJBC17h
    Illinois State’s Herman to be inducted into MVC Athletics Hall of Famehttp://bit.ly/15Ap67C

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  137. Mark Kirk @SenatorKirk17h
    Retweet if you agree: US #Vets are some of the most talented men & women this nation has to offer. http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=blog&id=834

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  138. Bill Foster @RepBillFoster17h
    I met Madison who asked friends to donate books to @reachoutandread instead of presents for her 7th b-day pic.twitter.com/tf2bFHbpaY

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  139. Bill Foster @RepBillFoster17h
    Today I joined @reachoutandread at the Will County Community Health Centerpic.twitter.com/YMjwSMftyV

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  140. Illinews @Illinews17h
    Lake County: County makes ‘tough vote’ to repeal ban on video gaminghttp://bit.ly/14Iebgc

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  141. Daniel Biss @danielbiss17h
    Welcome to Chicago’s Union Station, brought to you by Franz Kafka. #AndPeopleWonderWhyAmericansAreSkepticalOfMassTransit

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  142. Thomas Frisbie @thomasfrisbie17h
    Why some other politicians don’t support Emanuel’s call for stiffer gun crime sentences http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/backtalk/tougher-sentences-for-gun-crimes-face-objections/ …

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  143. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka17h
    Head on over to the Comptroller’s Tent for our 1:30 Ag Day event while we honor some really neat Ag experts!

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  144. Senator Noland @SenatorNoland17h
    I’m speaking to the local chapter of the National Active & Retired Federal Employees’ Annual Picnic at Tyler Creek Forest Preserve, Elgin.

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  145. Crain’s Chicago @CrainsChicago17h
    O’Hare, Midway come in dead last for on-time departures. No surprise there:http://fw.to/O3gZnmd

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  146. Illinews @Illinews17h
    WREX: Harlem graduate joins Illinois State Police District 16 http://bit.ly/14unQ5C

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  147. Illinews @Illinews17h
    WICS: Jacksonville Chooses New Location for Water Plant http://bit.ly/15AgiP3

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  148. Ray Long @RayLong18h
    New complaint against suspended Cook County judge found NOT guilty by reason of insanity in battery case http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-state-board-files-complaint-against-suspended-cook-county-judge-20130813,0,198227.story … #twill

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  149. Cities 92.9 FM @cities92918h
    Bloomington City Council Approves $10 Million Bond For Road Work…http://fb.me/1U0P7n14j

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  150. Lincolnwood Review @LincolnwoodNews18h
    Take a look at this letter to the editor from Todd Maish of the @ILChamberaddressing the state’s pension crisis. —http://bit.ly/17kxued

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  151. Shia Kapos @ShiaKapos18h
    Chicago businessman Kevin Flynn was killed biking along a country road in Michigan. http://bit.ly/1a2fDxK

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  152. Illinews @Illinews18h
    Southern: Steve Finley elected to MVC Hall of Fame http://bit.ly/14ufnj4

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  153. Illinois Senate GOP @ILSRCC18h
    While Ds continue to spend us into debt crises in Chicago, Cook Cty and Illinois; Rs are balancing budgets in places like DuPage Cty #twill

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  154. WUIS @WUIS18h
    Interview: Leslie Sgro, Springfield Park Board President http://bit.ly/17mKJLp via@WUIS

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  155. Sam McCann @mccann_sam18h
    Here’s more on @Illinois4H and the pledge not to text and drive today at the@ILStateFair. http://bit.ly/17mJlZi pic.twitter.com/lIzmhaM57z

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  156. Sheila Simon @SheilaSimonIL18h
    Enjoyed talking with RFD Network on Ag Day today @ILStateFair. Come out and celebrate Illinois’ ag heritage! pic.twitter.com/epctzgBgYy

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  157. Deerfield Review @DeerfieldReview18h
    Residents criticize flyover mosquito spraying in Lake County.http://deerfield.suntimes.com/news/mosquito-HPN-08152013:article …

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  158. Bill Foster @RepBillFoster19h
    Thanks for having me! RT @SouthNapRotary: @RepBillFoster at our meeting in#naperville talking #Economy pic.twitter.com/F78XlHAUNO

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  159. mark lebien @marklebien19h
    State board files complaint against Cook Co. judge diagnosed with bipolar mood disorder. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-state-board-files-complaint-against-suspended-cook-county-judge-20130813,0,198227.story …

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  160. Ray Long @RayLong19h
    Sandi Jackson gets charity lined up if court orders community servicehttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-sandi-jackson-jesse-jackson-jr-20130813,0,3410103.story … #SandiJackson #Jackson #Junior #elkheads #twill

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  161. saukvalley.com @saukvalley19h
    Gas line explodes late Monday night near Erie; glow in the sky could be seen 40 miles away. No one hurt. http://shawurl.com/pu4

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  162. CBS Chicago @cbschicago19h
    Need to update your bathroom? ‘Best Places To Shop For Your Bathroom In Chicago’ http://cbsloc.al/1eGy5cR

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  163. OttawaRadio.net @WCMY19h
    Starved Rock could be named Eighth Wonder of the World http://bit.ly/1a296mD

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  164. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka19h
    What a nice visit with the Illinois Soybean Association. Great to meet you all! Happy Ag Day! pic.twitter.com/mNy91wKOyr

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  165. Ann Dwyer @AnnDwyer_Crains19h
    Foreclosure filings in Chicago area drop to lowest level since 2007http://fw.to/KpCRkKQ @CrainsChicago #economy

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  166. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka19h
    Told WIRL’s DeLoss Jahnke to step into my office for this interview 🙂 Have to love the on-the-go spirit of the Fair pic.twitter.com/1a9MNSG5ag

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  167. Illinois Senate GOP @ILSRCC19h
    Aide to Mell has been appointed to IL House to replace Mell who was appointed to City Council to replace Mell. #whoson2nd #sameasiteverwas

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  168. ILSenateGOP @ILSenateGOP19h
    As back to school nears don’t forget that students entering 6th through 12th grades will be required to show proof… http://fb.me/UD5rswFt

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  169. WUIS @WUIS19h
    Honeybee Health In Illinois: A Tale Of Two Apiaries http://bit.ly/14JIJAR via @WUIS

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  170. Illinews @Illinews19h
    WMAQ: Scottie Pippen Thinks Bulls Will Be Among NBA’s Elite http://bit.ly/1cxR1Pq

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  171. Greg Hinz @GregHinz19h
    Downstate, black areas home to highest share of government workers.http://tinyurl.com/kx9s9sa

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  172. News Democrat @bellevillenewsd19h
    Durbin urges police departments to trace guns used in crimes: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield on Tuesday … http://bit.ly/147QIl7

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  173. Greg Hinz @GregHinz19h
    #Metra mess latest: the feds step in http://tinyurl.com/mqeh6wj

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  174. Illinois Senate GOP @ILSRCC19h
    Didn’t pay child support? Then don’t plan on cashing in at an Illinois casino anymore. Good new law by @lahooddarin http://bit.ly/17mBgng

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  175. Rich Miller @capitolfax19h
    Capitol Fax #twill State Fair report: * Well, here’s some good news. My iPhone’s AT&T service actually worked… http://bit.ly/147PaaB

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  176. Rich Miller @capitolfax19h
    Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * Sun-Times… When a federal judge ruled New York City’s “stop-and-fris… http://bit.ly/14HSWLh

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  177. Rich Miller @capitolfax19h
    Capitol Fax #twill Mell aide replaces Mell who replaced Mell: * This photo pretty much says it all… The cutli… http://bit.ly/14HSWLf

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  178. Bruce Rauner @BruceRauner19h
    The dysfunction in Illinois is now getting international attention:http://econ.st/16CUaZ4 We need to shake up Springfield & #BringBackIL

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  179. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka19h
    Talking Ag Day with WJBC’s Carrie Muehling at the #ILStateFair. Thanks for having me on! pic.twitter.com/6ea2mnpPZU

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  180. Illinews @Illinews19h
    Joliet: Reeder: Quinn tries, but no link between Medicaid and country doctorhttp://bit.ly/16fzub8

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  181. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka19h
    Catching up with Roger Ward from WEAI FM 107.1 on Ag Day at the #ILStateFairpic.twitter.com/08CSbDabCc

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  182. Katie Heinz @kathrynheinz19h
    Spokesman confirms Springfield’s Mayor Michael Houston just signed liquor license for Scandals on city’s east side.

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  183. Southeast Missourian @semissourian20h
    #CapeGirardeau city government website down: http://bit.ly/17my9vP

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  184. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois20h
    As a lifelong @Cubs fan, I got a kick out of running into Chairman Ricketts at the#BudBillikinParade. #twill #GoCubs pic.twitter.com/mPErlubXqP

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  185. ILSenateGOP @ILSenateGOP20h
    Senator Sam McCann proudly joined members of Illinois 4-H today to take the pledge not to text and drive! http://fb.me/2BGmZApHj

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  186. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan20h
    Just arriving #ILStateFairgrounds for #Ag Day.

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  187. Crain’s Chicago @CrainsChicago20h
    New in Chicago: West Loop CH Distillery, social media curator @empeopled, morehttp://fw.to/g8uuwvL #startup

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  188. State Rep. Lou Lang @StateRepLouLang20h
    @GovernorQuinn is hosting a BBQ at the governor’s mansion tonight. Luckily, I’m not wearing my favorite tie. #twill #ilstatefair

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  189. Illinews @Illinews20h
    WLS: Free immunizations for students available from Chicago Care Vanhttp://bit.ly/1cxMuwi

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  190. Marie Wilson @mariewilson920h
    Three more days of construction-free commutes on Route 59 in #Naperville and#Aurora, then a two-year project begins: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130813/news/708139951/ …

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  191. Jim Walsh @jxwalsh20h
    Insane twist in the ongoing Wicker Park gutter punk story from @DNA_wpb –>http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130813/wicker-park/gutter-punks-wicker-park-attacked-late-night-brawl-several-injured?utm_content=walsh.contact%40gmail.com&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=%27Gutter%20Punks%27%20in%20Wicker%20Park%20Attacked%20in%20Late%20Night%20Brawl%2C%20Several%20Injured&utm_campaign=%27Gutter%20Punks%27%20in%20Wicker%20Park%20Attacked%20in%20Late%20Night%20Brawl%2C%20Several%20Injuredcontent …

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  192. Illinews @Illinews20h
    WBEZ: Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts launch new breakfast treats from outrageous to sublime http://bit.ly/147G5id

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  193. Illinews @Illinews20h
    Belleville: Transportation summit to address state’s future needs http://bit.ly/16frWFi

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  194. Illinews @Illinews20h
    Belleville: Brauer to seek election as Monroe County’s next sheriffhttp://bit.ly/15zGTvz

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  195. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill Al the Pal returns to Springfield: * Sneed… Former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, once a household n… http://bit.ly/15zFkxZ

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  196. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill Today’s numbers: * From a Sun-Times editorial… One promising proposal that will be brought … http://bit.ly/15zFm93

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  197. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill Just an ordinary average guy: * Illinois Review… GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner w… http://bit.ly/1cxJY9i

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  198. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill Sen. Kirk begins to reemerge: * This is good news… U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is making his first … http://bit.ly/1cxK00V

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  199. Julie Wurth @jawurth20h
    More fallout from the state of Illinois’ financial mess: UI’s credit rating gets downgradehttp://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-08-13/uis-credit-rating-gets-downgrade.html … via @news_gazette

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  200. Illinews @Illinews20h
    WAND: Work-zone memorial unveiled at state fair http://bit.ly/16foPgA

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  201. Sam McCann @mccann_sam20h
    Proud to join great Illinois 4-H members at the @ILStateFair taking the pledge not to text and drive. pic.twitter.com/bm1poX2kJq

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  202. Ben Bradley @BenBradleyABC720h
    RT@ChicagosMayor: We’ve got some new landscapers at O’Hare airport.http://bit.ly/14JnVJM pic.twitter.com/JLWuaF885t

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  203. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois20h
    If you’re hoping to attend the #Democratic brunch tomorrow in #Springfield, we have a few FREE seats left. Sign up – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1O9aZFXnlN37KSTT7VrsQ46yoBE-Vy-y4bku-YMEBxdQ/viewform …

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  204. Jim Slusher @JimSlusher20h
    Today’s DH editorial. Once-troubled district works hard to fire up school spirit.http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130813/discuss/708139907/ …

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  205. Michael Koolidge @koolidge21h
    Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R) and Bill Daley (D) 4 IL guv on today’s show:http://koolidge.com/home … 10AM,12P,5,6,7 & 8PM http://fb.me/R2aYBI1g

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  206. Emanuel Chris Welch @RepChrisWelch21h
    Good Morning, lets be productive today people!

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  207. Rich Miller @capitolfax21h
    Capitol Fax #twill Where do government workers live?: * Via Greg Hinz, we have a new study of where government… http://bit.ly/147t1cH

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  208. Rich Miller @capitolfax21h
    Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Crosstabs and UPDATED events list: There is no excerpt because… http://bit.ly/147sYNS

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  209. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka21h
    Check out the highlights of this year’s #ILStateFair! I’ve met some pretty cool people so far! Take a look: https://www.facebook.com/Comptroller.Judy.Baar.Topinka?ref=tn_tnmn#!/media/set/?set=a.584525758265925.1073741855.173947439323761&type=1 …

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  210. Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara21h
    Some great advice from the Citizens Utility Board on how to keep energy costs down during the summer: https://www.cubenergysaver.com/learn

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  211. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard21h
    #AgMediaTent&SwineAuction on Agriculture Day at Illinois State Fair.pic.twitter.com/RiXAh7enCP

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  212. Illinews @Illinews21h
    Galesburg: Chamber of Commerce welcomes new teachers http://bit.ly/15znJpG

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  213. Illinews @Illinews21h
    WREX: No one injured in western Illinois pipeline explosion http://bit.ly/15zkWNb

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  214. Dean Olsen @DeanOlsenSJR21h
    FutureGen study: 400 jobs for Morgan, surrounding counties – Springfield, ILhttp://bit.ly/1eGRryE #FutureGen #TWILL

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  215. Illinews @Illinews22h
    WMAQ: Michelle Obama Launching Hip-Hop Album http://bit.ly/1cxp5uX

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  216. Southern Illinoisan @thesouthern22h
    Radio host Pat Benton to retire http://thesouthern.com/news/local/radio-host-pat-benton-to-retire/article_fe8e8cf2-041e-11e3-bee4-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  217. Bill Ruthhart @BillRuthhart22h
    RT @DavidHaugh Mr. Cub sings happy tune about Presidential Medal of Freedom. "This is the pinnacle" … http://tmi.me/15B2mj

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  218. Illinews @Illinews22h
    Peoria PR: IL public universities could share more research http://bit.ly/15zdqC2

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  219. Eric Zorn @EricZorn22h
    Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg is just making stuff uphttp://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/2013/08/neil-steinberg-is-just-making-stuff-up.html#.Ugo6Czh79ss.twitter …

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  220. Illinews @Illinews22h
    WBEZ: Morning Shift: Navy Pier’s future facelift has to strike balancehttp://bit.ly/147dvxp

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  221. Bill Foster @RepBillFoster22h
    RT @SouthNapRotary: @RepBillFoster speaking @rotary meeting this morning. Best programs in #naperville at springbrook on tues am!

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  222. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois22h
    Stopping by #Decatur Building Trades meeting this morning on way to #Springfieldfor #DemocratDay + the #ILStateFair. pic.twitter.com/bskAEFoU4Z

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  223. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois22h
    Especially proud of @GovernorQuinn signing my bill, SB2229, into law this weekend. It’s good for our vets + economy. pic.twitter.com/6hgQh7NynR

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  224. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer22h
    Can Emanuel Rid Himself of Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson?http://wp.me/p2kvOk-2UP

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  225. BeaconNews @BeaconNews22h
    Aurora hires former @BeaconNews Managing Editor John Russell as grant writer:http://ow.ly/nSPbO @cityofauroraIL

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  226. Rep. Ken Dunkin @RepKenDunkin22h
    Listening to the dynamic Roger Ferguson discuss how states must rethink, repair and restart local & state pension systems. #NCSLSummit

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  227. Michael J. Zalewski @mjzalewski22h
    @ChicagoSide: Don’t dread so-called ‘Girl Play’ in flag football." Make her QB & run slant over the middle. #workedeverytime @ckzalewski

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  228. Rep. Ken Dunkin @RepKenDunkin22h
    Happy to be here! RT @NCSLorg Welcome to Atlanta and the 39th annual#NCSLsummit — glad to have you here!

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  229. IL Public Media @willpublicmedia22h
    Today on @Focus580, host Jim Meadows talk grain bin entrapment with several guests, incl a rare survivor. 10 AM. http://ow.ly/nSNuE

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  230. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop22h
    Legislative leaders flying high #ReformIL http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/08/legislative-leaders-flying-high.html?spref=tw …

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  231. Tribune Edit Board @Trib_ed_board22h
    Is Eric Holder’s plan to end mandatory minimum sentences a good idea?http://trib.in/13xeE1j

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  232. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard22h
    Crisp cool morning at Illinois State Fair on air with 1450’s WFMB/AM’s Springfield super morning man Sam Madonia. pic.twitter.com/j2vs6ggos1

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  233. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop23h
    In The Know Illinois: Week in Review, SNAP & Fast Times at Ridgemont High#InTheKnowIL http://www.intheknowillinois.com/2013/08/week-in-review-snap-fast-times-at.html?spref=tw …

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  234. Rep. Cheri Bustos @RepCheri23h
    Staff will hold office hours today from 9am-3pm at our Galesburg satellite office on 117 E Main St. Stop in if you need any assistance!

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  235. Register Star @rrstar23h
    Machesney Park may discuss ditching a tax soon. http://ow.ly/nSIUY

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  236. Maria A. Berrios @RepBerrios23h
    Thanks @LSNAChicago for posting. Please RT“@LSNAChicago: Rep Toni Berrios Back-to-School Fair this Friday. http://fb.me/6sAko3J74

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