Today’s headlines — Friday, Aug. 16

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  1. Illinews @Illinews13m
    LaSalle: La Salle County highway jobs planned next week http://bit.ly/15Nh9fr

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  2. Rick Pearson @rap3015m
    My story: Daley won’t seek Democratic endorsement for governorhttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-cook-county-democratic-slating-0816-20130816,0,4115925.story …

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  3. Illinews @Illinews16m
    Jacksonville: Editorial: On tanning, state is playing parent http://bit.ly/14jvnVX

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  4. Dewitt Daily News @DewittDN20m
    Rauner Suggests Term Limits GOP candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says governors and other political leaders in… http://fb.me/FHD1CNAZ

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  5. Dewitt Daily News @DewittDN20m
    University of Illinois Outlines Changes In Master Plan Administrators at the University of Illinois hope to hire… http://fb.me/1OIMFgwz8

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  6. will county news @willcountynews22m
    How to comment on plans for Illiana Expressway in Will County:http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/mobile/21952797-463/moustis-chicago-planning-agency-no-friend-when-it-comes-to-illiana-tollway.html …

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  7. Steve Staeger @WCIA3Steve24m
    Meet Victor at 6:50. #ILstatefair pic.twitter.com/oAvPpnl4Va

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  8. WNIJ @WNIJNews29m
    GED Program Goes Beyond Academic Help | WNIJ and WNIU http://bit.ly/12a4Mgt

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  9. SJ-R Breaking News @SJRbreaking34m
    Toby Keith, Journey get $300,000 for state fair http://bit.ly/1cJc4P8

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  10. Illinews @Illinews44m
    WHBF: Clive’s red-light camera system deal OK’d http://bit.ly/1cJ9WH5

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  11. Illinois DNR @IllinoisDNR1h
    Be at the Vose stand at Conservation World at 3:30 pm today to sample new kind of corn dog. Free while supply lasts pic.twitter.com/ddkYziLrAd

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  12. Chicago Alive @ChicagoAlive1h
    NW Herald: Our View: Patricia’s Law is worthwhile http://dlvr.it/3pkgvn

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  13. ABC 7 Chicago @ABC7Chicago2h
    Metra mess – board meets this morning after another member quit; Gov. Quinn appointed special task force. @donofrioABC7 LIVE at 5:01

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  14. Jenna Dooley @DooleyJenna2h
    IL Republicans Face Competing Visions For GOP Governor- story by @BrianMackeygreat pics by @AmandaVinicky http://bit.ly/1aaRHsc

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  15. Illinews @Illinews3h
    WHBF: Chicago officials expand Greencorps job-training http://bit.ly/14R7MPF

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  16. Illinews @Illinews4h
    Tribune: Editorial: A new Metra route http://trib.in/16rhvyD

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  17. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Our Opinion: Tax-reform debate merits voters’ attention http://bit.ly/14QUEdj

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  18. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Letter: Glimpse of reality for Madigan http://bit.ly/14iUCaR

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  19. Illinews @Illinews4h
    SJ-R: Letter: Thanks are due to Springfield whistle-blower http://bit.ly/14QUFxT

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  20. saukvalley.com @saukvalley4h
    Opinion: Everyone plays important role in student safety http://bit.ly/15MkknM

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  21. Illinews @Illinews6h
    WIFR: Stephenson County Board Members Push Back Vote on Controversial Gun Ordinance http://bit.ly/1bBWvon

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  22. Napoleon Harris @Napoleon_Harris6h
    Thanks to @THELILMOSHOW for performing for the first annual Family Fun Fest.

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  23. Napoleon Harris @Napoleon_Harris6h
    If you missed tonight-@THELILMOSHOW rocked it. Tomorrow we have Chante Moore and Kendrick family soul performing. pic.twitter.com/p1h9oNafc9

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  24. Illinews @Illinews6h
    WMAQ: Kinzinger Warns Republicans Against Defunding Obamacarehttp://bit.ly/1aanJo8

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  25. Napoleon Harris @Napoleon_Harris6h
    Had a great time at the Fest with my little big sister @THELILMOSHOWpic.twitter.com/kuQSWCx9WF

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  26. Illinews @Illinews7h
    SJ-R: City using state program to dun scofflaws http://bit.ly/14QG5GI

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  27. Katie Heinz @kathrynheinz7h
    Republicans came within 1% of winning the Governor’s office in 2010. Now, @ilgophopes in 2014 rest with 1 of 4 men: http://bit.ly/16qTyYc

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  28. Illinews @Illinews7h
    WICS: Urban League Looks To Help Ex-Cons Get GED http://bit.ly/14iv6T5

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  29. Bill Daley @BillDaleyIL7h
    Great to meet everyone at the #ILStateFair pic.twitter.com/yAeerL0M9N

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  30. Illinews @Illinews8h
    Peoria: U.S. Rep. Bustos to discuss economy in Peoria http://bit.ly/14ireSa

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  31. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan8h
    Hosted a gathering of supporters after the #GOP lunch at the #IllinoisStateFair.@ilgop pic.twitter.com/Bt2uwR5JsF

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  32. Patrick Yeagle @PatrickYeagle8h
    Took my boys to the Illinois State Fair last night. Besides the high prices, it’s excellent fun. pic.twitter.com/bnT562VroX

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  33. Illinews @Illinews8h
    WLS: Former Chicago comptroller indicted in Ohio http://bit.ly/16qLDKq

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  34. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan8h
    Spoke at Republican Day explaining our path to win the Governor’s Office.#IllinoisStateFair @ilgop #GOP pic.twitter.com/CvxPaViC4v

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  35. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan9h
    .@wics_abc20 – Rutherford touts statewide connections, experience #twillhttp://www.wics.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.il/32f595ff-wics.com.shtml …

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  36. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan9h
    #Morris Daily Herald: Moment to Treasurer #twill http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/2013/08/15/moment-to-treasure/ajrgijy/ …

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  37. Illinews @Illinews9h
    Southtown: Our View: Video gambling a rush, for now http://bit.ly/1aa2eUq

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  38. Talk Illinois @TalkIllinois9h
    S-T Sneed: Sneed: Quinn wants transit board members to serve for freehttp://goo.gl/fb/Kyndo

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  39. Chicago Tribune @chicagotribune9h
    Tribune photographers are documenting the lasting toll of crime in Chicago.http://bit.ly/18yHeTx

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  40. Chicago Tribune @chicagotribune9h
    Bill Daley won’t seek Cook County Democratic endorsement for governorhttp://trib.in/14QkJcA

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  41. Christian Mitchell @cljmitchell9h
    Preseason or not, it’s great to come home to the sound of football. Lets go Bears!

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  42. Tribune Edit Board @Trib_ed_board9h
    Op-ed: Sen. Durbin answers his ALEC critics http://trib.in/1cBAvOa

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  43. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL9h
    "Kirk feels ‘excellent,’ wants better care for stroke victims" http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x369948755/U-S-Sen-Mark-Kirk-urges-GOP-at-fair-to-never-give-up?rssfeed=true …

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  44. Romenesko @romenesko9h
    Former Sun-Times and Time Out Chicago media columnist Robert Feder partners with Chicago Tribune. http://trib.in/13oWCDI

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  45. Illinews @Illinews9h
    DeKalb: Scammers trying to gain from health law confusion http://bit.ly/1bBpw3q

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  46. IL Blog Network @ILBlogNetwork9h
    Kass: Does this idea have a leg to stand on? http://dlvr.it/3pdVrV

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  47. Kerry Lester @kerrylester10h
    This story – along with a trip to see the infamous butter cow – caps off my first #ILstate fair experience in 20 yrs http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/08/15/2707942/kirk-gives-illinois-gop-a-pep.html …

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  48. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL10h
    "New law promotes green infrastructure" http://senatortomcullerton.com/index.php/news/122-new-law-promotes-green-infrastructure …

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  49. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL10h
    "Cabello Talks with Rockford Register Star" http://www.johncabello.org/cabello_talks_with_rockford_register_star …

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  50. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL10h
    "Representative Sullivan Invites Area Residents to a Property Tax & Appeal Process Workshop" http://www.repedsullivan.com/representative_sullivan_invites_area_residents_to_a_property_tax_appeal_process_workshop …

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  51. Catalyst Partners @CatalystIL10h
    "Harms Strengthens Agribusiness Role in Illinois Finance Authority"http://www.repharms.org/harms_strengthens_agribusiness_role_in_illinois_finance_authority …

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  52. Ray Long @RayLong10h
    Former suburban school treasurer charged with stealing $1.5Mhttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/la_grange_western_springs/chi-former-schools-treasurer-charged-20130815,0,5261088.story … #LaGrange@ZZTop

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  53. Illinews @Illinews10h
    Rockford: Rockford’s video gaming scene grows outside of bars, truck stopshttp://bit.ly/14i66LJ

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  54. Illinois Senate GOP @ILSRCC10h
    IL GOP had the best attendance for #gopday in years and the crowds were energized! Our leaders are ready to make Illinois great again #twill

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  55. Chicago Alive @ChicagoAlive10h
    Joliet: Palmer apppointed to Quinn task force http://bit.ly/14i54PT

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  56. Illinois_Stage @Illinois_Stage10h
    Gubernatorial talking points, catchphrases dominate GOP day at Illinois State Fairhttp://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/elections/republicans-size-each-other-up-at-fair/article_1196b135-bb3d-5c6f-86ef-760ab7f12ae8.html …

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  57. Illinews @Illinews10h
    Belleville: An advantage for politicians http://bit.ly/15Le6Vc

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  58. Independent Maps @IndependentMaps10h
    ICYMI: Crain’s covers the campaign; explains why #IndependentMaps will help end gerrymandering in Illinois. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130815/OPINION/130819927?r=1117H3575690B4U …

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  59. WSIL News @WSILNews10h
    Little Healthcare for Retirees in UMWA, Patriot Coal Agreementhttp://www.wsiltv.com/news/local/umwa_contract_deal-219849021.html?llsms=397321&c=y …

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  60. Cindy Wojdyla Cain @CindyWojCain10h
    Moustis: Chicago planning agency CMAP doesn’t like Illiana competition from Will County @willcountyboard http://bit.ly/1cR5WU5

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  61. Register Star @rrstar10h
    Our View: #Rockford business leaders eager to chart region’s future.http://bit.ly/16SPeiL

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  62. Illinews @Illinews10h
    KSDK: School bus route changed after stop put in front of sex offender’s homehttp://on.ksdk.com/15Lj9oB

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  63. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois11h
    Love us on #Twitter? Then be sure to "Like" us on #Facebook too! Click here:http://ow.ly/nTnba

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  64. IL ASCD @ILASCD11h
    The 2012 Illinois Honor Roll recognizes 624 schools across the state for their continued academic progress. http://www.isbe.net/honor_roll/default.htm …

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  65. Erika Harold @erika4congress11h
    Speaking with members of the media during Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair.pic.twitter.com/3faqFnrpDA

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  66. Illinews @Illinews11h
    Aurora: Groups lobby Republican House members on immigration reformhttp://bit.ly/1bBdpDz

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  67. Illinews @Illinews11h
    WAND: Governor Signs Bill to Help Illinois’ CASA http://bit.ly/14hWDUL

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  68. Fran Spielman @fspielman11h
    Huge embarrassment for @RahmEmanuel. Newly-departed city comptroller indicted in alleged Ohio bribery scheme. Who did the vetting?

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  69. IL Public Media @willpublicmedia11h
    The Knuckleball Can Devastate, So Why Don’t All Pitchers Throw It?:http://will.illinois.edu/news/story/the-knuckleball-can-devastate-so-why-dont-all-pitchers-throw-it …

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  70. Illinews @Illinews11h
    WMAQ: Federal Judge Denies Request to Stop School Closureshttp://bit.ly/15LcHhg

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  71. Illinews @Illinews11h
    Rockford: Free immigration reform workshop in Rockford http://bit.ly/14Q4Dj6

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  72. Scott Fornek @sfornek11h
    Metra Board exodus so bad one guy quit before he could be appointed. Definitely a time saver. @rosalindrossi reports. http://bit.ly/14hT4ha

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  73. Illinews @Illinews11h
    KFVS: Heroin a growing problem in Southern Illinois http://bit.ly/1a9IgJy

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  74. State Rep. Lou Lang @StateRepLouLang11h
    AG is second on the agenda. @GregHinz: @StateRepLouLang What time is AG, Lou?

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  75. VernonHills Review @VernonHillsPPN11h
    Letter to the editor: Pension reform http://bit.ly/16SHhdu

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  76. NatalieSparacio @nataliesparacio12h
    Pretty awesome that a Red Wings fan found me at the #ilstatefair to congratulate me on the #blackhawkshttp://instagram.com/p/dDYnJJv648/

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  77. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn12h
    Meeting @TobyKeithMusic last night at the @ILStateFair was great!pic.twitter.com/CYvBIbsv27

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  78. IL Public Media @willpublicmedia12h
    Sen. Mark Kirk Urges GOP To "Never Give Up" At State Fair:http://will.illinois.edu/news/story/sen.-mark-kirk-urges-gop-to-never-give-up-at-state-fair …

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  79. Illinews @Illinews12h
    Aurora: Actor comes home to Aurora for film screening, workshophttp://bit.ly/14PXwr2

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  80. Illinews @Illinews12h
    WSIU: Construction Project Funded at Giant City State Park http://bit.ly/1a9D9cb

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  81. Mike Unes @mikeunes12h
    What are you doing next Saturday morning? Will you join me in walking in the Hanna City Heritage Days Parade? http://fb.me/2RDnx46Vi

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  82. ChiTrib Clout Street @ChiTribCloutSt12h
    Gov’s office just announced that yesterday was "Toby Keith Day" in Illinois. Day Late, Dollar Short. Wonder if that’s a Toby Keith song.

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  83. Rep. Cheri Bustos @RepCheri12h
    Great spending the day in Warren & Henderson Counties & meeting w/ reporters at Olivia’s in Monmouth pic.twitter.com/crTZ7690TZ

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  84. Pat Quinn @PatQuinnNews12h
    Why South Side legislator might enter the race for governorhttp://www.snsanalytics.com/pEvNy1

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  85. Dave McKinney @davemckinney12312h
    Brady, Dillard nail Rauner for his Rahm ties at Republican Dayhttp://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/brady-calls-rauners-ties-to-rahm-a-huge-liability-during-republican-day-at-the-state-fair/ … via @suntimes

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  86. Illinews @Illinews13h
    SJ-R: State board OKs Vibra’s purchase of Kindred Hospital http://bit.ly/1bAQAjn

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  87. Illinews @Illinews13h
    Moline: Public, media not invited to Bustos econ talks http://bit.ly/16q7RMH

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  88. Illinews @Illinews13h
    NW Herald: Proposed legislation ties boating to driver’s licenses http://bit.ly/1bAUbht

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  89. Andy Manar @AndyForSenate13h
    I posted 5 photos on Facebook in the album "Prairietown Homecoming Parade | August 10, 2013" http://fb.me/1L5w7mOrb

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  90. Illinews @Illinews13h
    Aurora: Bill Foster backs tax on Internet sales http://bit.ly/1cHaEVb

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  91. Illinews @Illinews13h
    WICS: Schock Sounds Off on Affordable Care Act http://bit.ly/1cH9FEw

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  92. Ashley Michels @WCIA3Ashley13h
    Tune in to @WCIA3 at 6 to see @WCIA3Steve take the atomic wing challenge. Should be some good television! #ILStateFair13

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  93. Tom McNamee @McNamee5413h
    You’d be hard-pressed to find a fan of Jay Mariotti at the Sun-Times, where he was, um, intense, but this is just sad http://voices.suntimes.com

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  94. John Flynn Rooney @JohnFlynnRooney13h
    State-lawyer discipline panel urges disbarment for suburban lawyer who misused $2.1 million in client money. http://chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/08/15/ARDC-8-15.aspx …

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  95. State Rep. Lou Lang @StateRepLouLang13h
    Cook County Democrats begin slating of statewide candidates on Friday; 9:00 am, and we hear from @GovernorQuinn first. #twill @GregHinz

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  96. Lainie Steelman @LainieSteelman13h
    "Schock around the clock." Pat Stout writes the best headlines.

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  97. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer13h
    #RTA Chairman John Gates to IL pols on #Metra board resignations: "make filling these vacant posts among their highest priorities." #twill

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  98. WCBU @WCBURadio13h
    Shadid donates campaign funds to Bradley University http://bit.ly/13olFGX via@WCBURadio

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  99. KSDK NewsChannel 5 @ksdknews14h
    Two #Missouri executions being questioned as "human experiments." #KSDKhttp://on.ksdk.com/15KHpXM

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  100. Dave Benton @WCIA3Dave14h
    Info from Rep Jakobsson. You can get a free credit report from each agency a yearhttp://www.annualcreditreport.com/ Stop #IdentityTheft Check it out

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  101. Tom McNamee @McNamee5414h
    The incredibly shrinking Metra board. And in each case, the person who quit really had to go: http://bit.ly/128Azyh

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  102. Seth Richardson @EgyptianRich14h
    Come out to Hangar 9 to celebrate the launch of the @dailyegyptian app with staff starting at 9 PM

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  103. Illinois Help Desk @ILHelpDesk14h
    Governor Quinn Announces $368,000 for Monmouth Airport Improvements – Illinois Jobs Now! Project Will Include… http://dlvr.it/3pbY5Q

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  104. Illinois Help Desk @ILHelpDesk14h
    Governor Quinn Announces $996,000 for Peoria and Pekin Airport Improvements – Illinois Jobs Now! Project Will… http://dlvr.it/3pbY5G

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  105. Illinois Help Desk @ILHelpDesk14h
    Governor Quinn Announces $4 Million for Quad City International Airport Improvements – Illinois Jobs Now! Project… http://dlvr.it/3pbY4r

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  106. Illinois Help Desk @ILHelpDesk14h
    Governor Quinn Announces $1.6 Million for Construction Project in Rockford and Cherry Valley – Project Will… http://dlvr.it/3pbY4H

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  107. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop14h
    Latest on our Blog: What will Illinois Pay for Health Care. http://goo.gl/fb/jJnSC

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  108. dailyherald @dailyherald14h
    Cubs closing in on Wrigley futility mark http://bit.ly/14Df5GB

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  109. Reboot Illinois @rebootillinois14h
    Here is your one-stop-shop on all #Illinois #news in our Daily Tip-Off:http://ow.ly/nTn3v #twILL

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  110. Ben Estes @benestes14h
    Veterinarian cited for treating human who lost toes http://trib.in/1dbiLHl

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  111. Illinews @Illinews14h
    LaSalle: ‘Bags’ tournament offered next week at Bureau County Fairhttp://bit.ly/1a9p3rq

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  112. Illinois Watchdog @ilwatchdog14h
    The White House just announced $67 million in Obamacare outreach grants. Is your state on the list: http://watchdog.org/101370/white-house-trolls-conservatives-gives-planned-parenthood-money-for-obamacare-outreach/ …

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  113. IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems14h
    Sen Mulroe’s bill: RT @SJRthedome New law bans electronic cigarettes for minorshttp://bit.ly/15KCpCy

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  114. WJBC AM-1230 FM-93.7 @WJBC14h
    Apparent suicide at State Farm Corporate Headquarters http://bit.ly/16pTRCz

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  115. Michelle Manchir @TribuneMM14h
    Former suburban schools treasurer charged with stealing $1.5 millionhttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/la_grange_western_springs/chi-former-schools-treasurer-charged-20130815,0,5261088.story …

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  116. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard14h
    Greetings from the State Fair! A special thanks to Gov. Edgar, my colleagues, my friends and especially my family… pic.twitter.com/bD5eYVzOYm

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  117. KWQC News @kwqcnews14h
    Commencement ceremony moves at U of Illinois http://bit.ly/19w8qGO

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  118. Illinews @Illinews14h
    Aurora: Foster backs tax on Internet sales http://bit.ly/14hofct

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  119. tammyduckworth @tammyduckworth14h
    Vets can pitch business ideas for real startup cash at upcoming event | Army Times |http://armytimes.com http://www.armytimes.com/article/20130815/JOBS05/308150010/Vets-can-pitch-business-ideas-real-startup-cash-upcoming-event …

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  120. Paris Schutz @paschutz14h
    Acting #Metra board chairman concerned about the latest board member resigning; the agency is perilously close to not being able to function

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  121. Andrew Maloney @amaloney2414h
    Recap: @GovernorQuinn taps Patrick Fitzgerald, former fed prosecutor from Blagojevich case, to help fix transit http://tinyurl.com/mljx69r

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  122. ILSenateGOP @ILSenateGOP15h
    Seeking to save lives and educate the public about the deadly consequences of indoor tanning, State Sen…. http://fb.me/1sE3iTo9k

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  123. Evanston Now @EvanstonNow15h
    Bridge repair gets state funding: Gov. Pat Quinn today announced approval of $2.38 million in state funding to… http://dlvr.it/3pb2yB

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  124. DuQuoin Evening Call @TheEveningCall15h
    Check out the American Thresherman Assn. show and visit the Illinois Rural Heritage Museum in Pinckneyville this weekend.

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  125. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois15h
    Just added some pictures to the "Mike at the #ILStateFair" alubum on #Facebook. Check them out! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151599890296961.1073741837.191309156960&type=1 … #twill #Democrat

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  126. Andrew Maloney @amaloney2415h
    State will set up veterans’ legal hotline, provide court-based counsel in civil cases after @GovernorQuinn signed @illinoiscourts bill today

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  127. Daily Herald Opinion @dh_opinion15h
    Jim Slusher’s column today: When someone says, "I don’t have anything against those people, but…"… http://fb.me/2ONV6Ij9u

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  128. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn15h
    To learn more about the Access to Justice Act, please visit http://tinyurl.com/n7l3x5d

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  129. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn15h
    By signing the Access to Justice Act, #IL has ensured vets across our state will get the legal help they deserve. pic.twitter.com/qzOZ5evKLv

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  130. Illinews @Illinews15h
    NW Herald: College funding workshop planned in Huntley http://bit.ly/14heT0v

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  131. WIXN AM1460 @wixnam146015h
    90th District Illinois State Representative Tom Demmer is the Friday August 16th guest on the Talk-Line at 8:15am on AM 1460 WIXN

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  132. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer15h
    Just in… Bob Healy, Ex-Treasurer of Lyons Township Trustees of Schools has been charged with stealing $1.5 million, says Anita Alvarez.

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  133. Monique Garcia @moniquegarcia15h
    Another reason to love the State Fair: open air office. With @RayLongpic.twitter.com/q94OL1Y9Px

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  134. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois15h
    The highlight of the week was speaking to 1,300 of the hardest working #Democratsin #Illinois. #twill #ILStateFair pic.twitter.com/0NypqqIDFt

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  135. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois15h
    Honest Abe showed up at #DemocratDay at the #ILStateFair. One of the few#Republicans to attend. #twill pic.twitter.com/yFTygv1mfT

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  136. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer15h
    Illinois June 2013 unemployment rate was revised down 9.2% to 9.1%, says IDES spokesman, making July 2013 9.2% rate an uptick. #twill.

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  137. IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems15h
    Manar’s newly created Advisory Committee on Education Funding to hold first hearing http://bit.ly/15KlwId

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  138. Senator Dick Durbin @SenatorDurbin15h
    (2/2) It’s been an amazing year, but there’s more to do. Call your congressman & demand the House take up immigration reform. #CIR

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  139. Senator Dick Durbin @SenatorDurbin15h
    (1/2) 1yr ago today, #DACA began. I stood with 13k #Dreamers in Chi&said ‘this is what history looks like.’#DreamAct. http://bit.ly/16f5PMJ

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  140. WJOL News @WJOL15h
    Man Robbed After Winning at Casino http://ow.ly/nY3fA

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  141. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois16h
    Had a fantastic time at the #ILStateFair and #DemocratDay. Shaking Hands and kissing babies. #twill pic.twitter.com/yZ1W6o85Av

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  142. Michael Spaulding @MikeWSOY16h
    ‘Universities’ pension proposal shot down by economists, lawmakershttp://bit.ly/1bApngP

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  143. James Webb @JamesEWebb16h
    Gunshots, blood and teenagers. Another sad report from Chicago streets by@PeterNickeas http://bit.ly/17sOCOY

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  144. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois16h
    Stopped by @Illinois_Alma Agronomy Day + spoke with Bob Hauser. Now up in#Chicago for meetings. #twill #Agriculture pic.twitter.com/KSpNs3Irks

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  145. Brandon Phelps @repphelps16h
    Will be visiting the good people of Pope County tomorrow! Looking forward to seeing some long time friends!

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  146. IL Statehouse tweets @SJRthedome16h
    Quinn creates panel to investigate Metra http://bit.ly/15KgM5q

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  147. Katie Heinz @kathrynheinz16h
    GOP Gov. candidate Bill Brady: IL "rich in union labor." "We just need to reconcile ourselves to make sure we’re supporting all jobs."

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  148. WGLT News @WGLTNews16h
    Time to start the sales tax hike conversation PCSL and YMCA first up in #blonoasking for $32 million over 8 yrs http://bit.ly/16Sm17H

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  149. Edward Marshall @edmarshallcbs216h
    "Didn’t see it coming"…"saw him going astray." Double vision? Pols reflect on JJJ’s tragic fall. Jay Levine/Edw. Marshall at 6p on CBS2.

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  150. ChiTrib Clout Street @ChiTribCloutSt16h
    As a thank you for getting us to 5,000 followers, we’ll be giving away a copy of "Golden," the Rod Blagojevich book.. pic.twitter.com/PpBU7plkoP

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  151. Katie Heinz @kathrynheinz16h
    GOP Gov. candidate Bruce Rauner: "The government union bosses have a stranglehold on Springfield. … We have to take that on."

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  152. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard16h
    Great day at the Fair. pic.twitter.com/UIxLrqDI0G

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  153. IL Senate Democrats @ILSenDems16h
    Governor signs Stadelman bill giving fraud victims more time to file suithttp://bit.ly/1bAj50w

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  154. Paul Merrion @pmerrion16h
    Moody’s method to Chicago’s madness @CrainsChicago http://fw.to/QIARaHg #chicago

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  155. Paul M. Lisnek @PaulLisnek16h
    Gov. Quinn appoints panel to review Metra oversight. Do you think they’ll be able to change the system?… http://fb.me/RsQw9eMS

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  156. ChiTrib Clout Street @ChiTribCloutSt16h
    Illinois Republican chair Jack Dorgan says he wishes he could put 4 GOP governor candidates into a blender to get perfect nominee….

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  157. SJR Opinions @SJROpinions16h
    Bernie Schoenburg: Rauner, Brady on menu at Democratic brunch.http://bit.ly/16puO2v #twill

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  158. Chris Fusco @FuscoChris16h
    Quinn appoints Patrick Fitzgerald to transit-reform panel – Chicago Sun-Timeshttp://www.suntimes.com/news/transportation/21948663-418/quinn-to-appoint-patrick-fitzgerald-to-transit-reform-panel.html … via @rosalindrossi

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  159. WMBD 31 News @WMBD31News16h
    Central Illinois Orbit A Bit Offline: PEORIA – Central Illinois’ personal solar system may be out of whack.Th… http://bit.ly/1407MZm

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  160. Shia Kapos @ShiaKapos16h
    ‘Big Hog’ Rauner rides into Springfield @CrainsChicago http://fw.to/IgeO4Pk

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  161. My Suburban Life @MySuburbanLife16h
    Possible gubernatorial candidate #DanProft says no, but means maybe.http://shawurl.com/pzk

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  162. Illinews @Illinews17h
    Champaign: Illini racing toward history http://bit.ly/15K5kqk

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  163. Greg Hinz @GregHinz17h
    "Big Hog" #Runer rides into #Springfield. What a guy! http://tinyurl.com/nm3y4xj

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  164. Illinews @Illinews17h
    DeKalb: Former Genoa mayor again accused of sexual abuse http://bit.ly/14Pg7Dv

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  165. Dave McKinney @davemckinney12317h
    Wearing Wrangler jeans, Bruce Rauner talks with supporters at Republican Day at the Illinois State Fair. pic.twitter.com/ie9BWcvUXc

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  166. Dave McKinney @davemckinney12317h
    Republican Erika Harold, the ex-Miss America running against US Rep Rodney Davis (R-Ill), mingles w/backers. pic.twitter.com/MoJaPJ4lvs

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  167. Illinews @Illinews17h
    Bloomington: Quinn OKs bill to crack down on reckless drivers http://bit.ly/15K3y8B

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  168. Bill Foster @RepBillFoster17h
    Touring @BP_America‘s Naperville Facility — talked energy policy and what life is like as a scientist in Congress pic.twitter.com/99DG4ShGDz

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  169. Jon Hilkevitch @jhilkevitch17h
    Customs: Touch screen kiosks speed up process for arriving travelers at O’Harehttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-customs-touch-screen-kiosks-speeds-up-process-for-arriving-travelers-at-ohare-20130815,0,825824.story …

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  170. Rep Sara Feigenholtz @StateRepSara17h
    Here’s the Facebook event for the upcoming Ventra Information Session:https://www.facebook.com/events/158802190980768/ …

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  171. RedEye Chicago @redeyechicago17h
    Taco Bell is handing out free Doritos Locos Fiery tacos in Cicero today.http://trib.in/19kUwUF

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  172. Illinews @Illinews17h
    WAND: Illinois governor signs teen tanning ban http://bit.ly/15K2G3Z

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  173. Charles Thomas @CThomasABC717h
    @laurenchooljian Yeah, but O’Hare has no answer for the Swine Barn. Coming up later in the show! #ILStateFair

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  174. Amanda Vinicky @AmandaVinicky17h
    .@AmericanCancer applauds new #Illinois law (signed today) banning anyone under 18 from using a tanning bed

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  175. Kerry Lester @kerrylester17h
    My early @AP fair post today: Sen. Mark Kirk inspires #ILGOP to look to his example and "never give up." http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/ca7c4bbad38b44ce84bc7ba6832f2738/IL-Illinois-Republicans-State-Fair …

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  176. IllinoisChannel @IllinoisChannel17h
    #twill Dan Rutherford: "We need to reach into districts if diversity. They are Americans and they care about the same issues we do."

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  177. Charles Thomas @CThomasABC717h
    Fun at the Sheep Barn #ILStateFair http://yfrog.com/odk57vij

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  178. Dave McKinney @davemckinney12317h
    Rutherford: "I’ve invested my time in helping build the Republican Party for years and years." pic.twitter.com/JfxvNVgIxT

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  179. Elaine Nekritz @ElaineNekritz17h
    I am hosting a Coffee and Conversation with constituents next Saturday, August 24th from 9:30-11:00 at the… http://fb.me/2jAFiyE76

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  180. Bob Heisse @bheisse17h
    It’s slow going in the Expo Building today. Cool here. Stop at SJ-R booth, view outdoors videos and sign up for drawing @ILStateFair

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  181. Mary Ann Ahern @MaryAnnAhernNBC17h
    Forget the speeches, here’s my favorite @ILStateFair pic.twitter.com/1c0xGtF08o

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  182. AM 560 The Answer @AM560TheAnswer17h
    .@ReggieLove33 former aide to @BarackObama discussed life in the #WhiteHousein this video from @ArtistsAthletes http://bit.ly/16eLMhw

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  183. Katie Heinz @kathrynheinz17h
    US Sen. Mark Kirk greets supporters at Republican Day at the IL State Fair. 1st trip downstate after stroke pic.twitter.com/Ilm4hKxuZg

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  184. Dave McKinney @davemckinney12317h
    Sen Brady: "If that rematch were held tomorrow, we’d beat Gov Quinn hands-down."pic.twitter.com/c8gPYMwRZO

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  185. Amanda Vinicky @AmandaVinicky17h
    Short, not-at-all-sweet, anti-Quinn bumper sticker getting passed around at #Illinois#GOP rally (h/t @BrianMackey): pic.twitter.com/kQRs6usTg2

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  186. Illinews @Illinews17h
    Peoria PR: Gov. Pat Quinn announces Peoria, Pekin airport investmenthttp://bit.ly/14P8f4Z

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  187. Illinews @Illinews17h
    WPSD: New law bans electronic cigarettes for minors http://bit.ly/16pjjrX

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  188. Illinews @Illinews18h
    NW Herald: Giant rat, protesting union halts work on Algonquin subdivisionhttp://bit.ly/15JRlRq

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  189. SJ-R Blogs @SJRBlogs18h
    #OffTheClock Blog: UIS film series features Oscar nominees http://bit.ly/14gHVgT

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  190. Plainfield Patch @PlainfieldPatch18h
    After complaints about a door-to-door sales pitch, read what police had to say about solicitors in #Plainfield http://plainfield.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/police-solicitors-common-in-plainfield …

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  191. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn18h
    New laws I signed today will protect #IL youth from preventable health issues caused by tanning beds & e-cigarettes http://tinyurl.com/ljyu3dh

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  192. Rep. Cheri Bustos @RepCheri18h
    Pleased to announce investments to aid energy efficiency & save money, 1 more reason we need 5 year #FarmBill http://1.usa.gov/1eMLIYc

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  193. Emanuel Chris Welch @RepChrisWelch18h
    My App is informative, innovative and an important tool to keep my constituents informed. Share and Repost with Family & Friends

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  194. Bill Ruthhart @BillRuthhart18h
    Four Republican governor candidates make pitches at State Fair in Springfield:http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-republican-governor-candidates-make-pitches-at-state-fair-20130815,0,440059.story … #twill

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  195. Kerry Lester @kerrylester18h
    .@senatorkirk, @judybaartopinka share a chat before the #ilstatefair #ilgop picnicpic.twitter.com/wvFEcB2ccd

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  196. News Democrat @bellevillenewsd18h
    County Board member allowed to attend closed session of MidAmerica commission: One of the St. Clair County Boa… http://bit.ly/1a8MdxY

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  197. tammyduckworth @tammyduckworth18h
    Kickstarter campaign 4 a cool disabled Vet owned business: Oscar Mike – American Made Lifestyle http://kck.st/14nZJca via @kickstarter

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  198. Emanuel Chris Welch @RepChrisWelch18h
    #iPod #iPhone #iPad #Users Please Check out and Download my new #FREE #APPhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/illinois-state-representative/id642028357?mt=8 …

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  199. Illinews @Illinews18h
    Aurora: Quinn appoints Patrick Fitzgerald to transit-reform panelhttp://bit.ly/1a8MGjQ

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  200. Benjamin Yount @BenYount18h
    I thought Bruce Rauner was a millionare. #lunch? #yuck #hotdogspic.twitter.com/SoW1ztUpiy

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  201. Illinois Observer @IL_Observer18h
    Just quoting the IDES press release. @illinoispolicy: .@IL_Observer unemployment was 9.2% in June; 9.1% in May http://illin.is/1ayz8eS #twill

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  202. WUIS @WUIS18h
    Writer Collects Personal Stories On Recession In Springfield & Across UShttp://bit.ly/13nFbmT via @WUIS

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  203. Governor Pat Quinn @GovernorQuinn18h
    Today I issued an Exec. Order creating an independent task force to restore trust in northeastern #IL public transit http://tinyurl.com/l6pp3ss

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  204. Doug Wolfe – WAND TV @WANDTVDoug18h
    It’s move in day at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. #SchoolDays

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  205. Rich Miller @capitolfax18h
    Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * If you had to choose between the current crop of Republican gubernat… http://bit.ly/15JHg78

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  206. Rich Miller @capitolfax18h
    Capitol Fax #twill Ask and ye shall receive: * I gave AT&T a really hard time here the other day for lousy (ac… http://bit.ly/1cG8KUE

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  207. Illinews @Illinews18h
    Peoria: Illinois State Crime Commission produces 1st of anti-heroin adshttp://bit.ly/1bzRQTX

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  208. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard19h
    Speaking to GOP County Chairman & Central Committee on Republican Day at Crowne Plaza in Springfield. pic.twitter.com/y6U51tJyHr

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  209. Illinews @Illinews19h
    KSDK: Illinois Republicans vow turnaround in 2014 http://on.ksdk.com/15JyJ45

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  210. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan19h
    Spoke at #GOP State Central Committee&Cty Chair Assn breakfast before going to Republican Day at #IllinoisStateFair. pic.twitter.com/Dwo3BxSZut

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  211. Illinews @Illinews19h
    WFLD: ACLU to file class-action over CHA drug testing policy http://bit.ly/15JygP7

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  212. Suntimes @Suntimes19h
    When the #Chargers hit Soldier Field tonight, they’ll have Manti Te’o with them and he’s feeling great in San Diego. http://suntm.es/142nBn5

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  213. Andy Manar @AndyManar19h
    I’ll be in Brighton tonight from 6–8pm at the Village Hall to discuss education funding and other state issues…. http://fb.me/In6LNL56

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  214. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois19h
    Thanks @bschoenburg for covering my #DemocratDay speech yesterday. I’m proud to stand tall for working people. http://m.sj-r.com/sjr/db_/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=lK3ZHEnI&full=true#display … #twill

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  215. Ron Sandack @RonSandack19h
    That’s hand held use hands free ok MT @dailyherald: Jesse White says Gov. Quinn will ban cellphone use while driving. http://bit.ly/14CcPiU

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  216. Mike Frerichs @MikeforIllinois19h
    @danielbiss We all forgive you, Senator. Thanks for your support!

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  217. Ron Sandack @RonSandack19h
    People r leaving now! MT @rebootillinois: Ralph: % that increases 4 highest earners w/ a progressive tax minor, wouldn’t push them out of IL

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  218. James Fuller @DH_jfuller19h
    So, this immigration reform rally at @RepHultgren Geneva office is getting off to a very slow start. pic.twitter.com/cSfqioQt1Y

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  219. danvock @danvock19h
    Fact 3: Stateline’s staff has at least eight former statehouse reporters who covered IL, KS, MA, MD, MN, MS, NJ, ND, SD, TX

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  220. Barbara Wheeler @bmwheeler19h
    Currently reading Republican candidates for governor in Springfield for fair activitieshttp://m.sj-r.com/sjr/article/gv3IBIMe …

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  221. Illinews @Illinews20h
    KFVS: Rauner promises to fight, rebuild GOP http://bit.ly/15JkwnI

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  222. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill Progress or no?: * On the one hand… Members of a legislative pension reform committee won’t… http://bit.ly/1bzyxdm

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  223. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill I guess it depends what “always” means: * From the Twitters… Bruce Rauner didn’t say if h… http://bit.ly/1a8oJt0

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  224. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill *** LIVE COVERAGE *** Illinois State Fair Republican Day: *http://BlueRoomStream.com will hav… http://bit.ly/1a8oLkl

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  225. Rich Miller @capitolfax20h
    Capitol Fax #twill Quinn has special day with special friends: * Some out of town reporters seemed surprised t… http://bit.ly/1a8oJsS

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  226. Illinews @Illinews20h
    Champaign: Champaign man arrested for courthouse bomb threatshttp://bit.ly/1cFKJ0e

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  227. Rich Miller @capitolfax21h
    Capitol Fax #twill A little perspective, please: * I understand that a brother would be upset, but there’s a r… http://bit.ly/14g1fL3

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  228. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan21h
    At the #illinoisstatefair live w/ Sam Madonia and Flynn Hanners on @1450 AM#WFMB radio. pic.twitter.com/85jws5WRKH

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  229. Northern IL Alive @NorthernILAlive21h
    Kankakee: Kate Cloonen’s office hours in Coal City http://dlvr.it/3pW059

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  230. Bernie Schoenburg @bschoenburg21h
    Rosemarie Long announces Dr. Ben Carson will keynote Sangamon Co. Lincoln Day event in February

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  231. Tribune Edit Board @Trib_ed_board21h
    What will Illinois pay for health care? State officials know, but won’t tell you.http://trib.in/14O3BUS

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  232. Illinews @Illinews21h
    WFLD: Illinois image tainted by Jackson crimes http://bit.ly/14fT9SE

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  233. Cities 92.9 FM @cities92921h
    Did you miss Robert Rees riding around the Illinois State Fair with manager Amy Bliefnick? Well, here you can… http://fb.me/2GDMcQwya

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  234. Northwest Herald @nwherald21h
    New development: State goes after @crystallakeil doctor’s medical license after lawsuit – http://shawurl.com/pyd via @ChelAnneXO

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  235. Bernie Schoenburg @bschoenburg21h
    Bruce Rauner didn’t say if he’d sign helmet law; only ‘I always wear a helmet’pic.twitter.com/UsJgoyBxTz

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  236. Rich Miller @capitolfax21h
    Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY – Crosstabs and a roundup: There is no excerpt because this is … http://bit.ly/16os31v

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  237. Rich Miller @capitolfax21h
    Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY – Today’s edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password): Th… http://bit.ly/16os31r

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  238. Your Fox 18 @YourFox1821h
    Whiteside County Looking To Boost Fair Profile http://fb.me/DlSPVko7

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  239. IDOT @IDOT_Illinois21h
    Visit http://www.travelmidwest.com/ for continuously updated Chicago area #trafficinformation.

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  240. Illinews @Illinews21h
    Champaign: State Senator Chapin Rose 8/15/2013 http://bit.ly/1a86Qug

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  241. Illinews @Illinews21h
    Champaign: US Senator Dick Durbin 8/15/2013 http://bit.ly/1bzdCHt

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  242. Toni Preckwinkle @ToniPreckwinkle22h
    Frank Clark, formerly with ComEd is talking about the importance of the Partnership. Click http://goo.gl/n1tpV8 to watch live

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  243. Dan Proft @DanProft22h
    Suggested name change: Chicago Democrat Party to Chicago Defendant Party.#twill

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  244. IL Green Business @illinoisGBA22h
    IGBA August Newsletter: Summit, Green Events, and More http://eepurl.com/DGgZb

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  245. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka22h
    Great talking with Sam Madonia at the Fairgrounds this morning. Thanks for having me on! pic.twitter.com/QqbLLAornz

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  246. Dan Rutherford @RutherfordDan22h
    Heading to #illinoisstatefair to be on live with Sam Madonia #WFMB @1450AM radio.

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  247. Illinois House GOP @ilhousegop22h
    Latest on our Blog: LINCOLN STORIES: His Knowledge of Human Naturehttp://goo.gl/fb/XzPJk

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  248. Central IL Alive @CentralILAlive22h
    Bloomington: Editorial: Bloomington lacks vision, goals on ‘nightlife’ issuehttp://bit.ly/14fDV00

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  249. Chicago Reader @Chicago_Reader22h
    You hear we’re looking for editorial interns? MUST be enrolled in school. Send resumes and cover letters to interns.

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  250. Judy Baar Topinka @JudyBaarTopinka22h
    Bright eyed and bushy tailed for my early morning interview with WCIA-3 Springfield’s Steve Staeger 🙂 pic.twitter.com/f3FTrXGaom

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  251. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard22h
    Live radio WMAY Sp’fld"

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  252. tanya koonce @tkoonce22h
    Peo Dist 150 administrators, teachers and staff rally @ this hour celebrating back to school at Bradly University’s Renaissance Coliseum.

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  253. Cities 92.9 FM @cities92922h
    Robert interviewing Bob Flider (Director of IL Dept of Ag) at the State Fairhttp://fb.me/33SvK099Q

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  254. Bruce & Dan @bruceanddan22h
    Robert Blagojevich (Rod’s bro) is on with us right now on @wlsam890…what does he think of the #JJJ sentencing? #twill

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  255. WLDS News @wldsnews22h
    A Jacksonville alderman wants more transparency when it comes to who sees vacancies for the city’s volunteer boards. http://wlds.com/news/1511-alderman-wants-more-transparency-in-appointee-process …

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  256. Dillard for Governor @KirkDillard23h
    On air at State Fair on cool/crisp morning with Jim Leach of 970AM WMAY about how to make Illinois a "destination… pic.twitter.com/wqfmxXXwwU

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  257. Illinews @Illinews23h
    Bloomington: Editorial: Bloomington lacks vision, goals on ‘nightlife’ issuehttp://bit.ly/14fDV00

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