Today’s headlines — Thursday, Aug. 29

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Metra directors should know trains, Cook commissioner says – Chicago Tribune ABC7Chicago.comMetra directors should know trains, Cook commissioner saysChicago TribuneO’Halloran’s resignation came after Clifford leveled patronage allegations against him and others, including House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago. Some labeled his severance package as "hush money." O’Halloran, who also recently resigned his …Metra board member says he’s done at end of termQuinn vetoes ma
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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Springfield Park District revises vacation policy Non-union employees at the Springfield Park District have a year to use accrued vacation time now that a new policy has gone into effect that prohibits them from carrying the extra days from year to year.

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kevinartl: If a candidate announces for office, but no one covers it, did it happen? If a candidate announces for office, but no one covers it, did it happen?

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RutherfordDan: Tues Sept 10, join me @ Stewart Center, 50 W Douglas St 7th Fl, #Freeport, 12-1:30pm for our fundraiser. Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/88/EventDetails.aspx … Tues Sept 10, join me @ Stewart Center, 50 W Douglas St 7th Fl, #Freeport, 12-1:30pm for our fundraiser. Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/88/EventDetails.aspx

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SenatorRezin: I attended a reception for Dr Johnson, the new President -University of St Francis. I attended a reception for Dr Johnson, the new President -University of St Francis.

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State university retirees confused by insurance changes, association says – The State Journal-Register State university retirees confused by insurance changes, association saysThe State Journal-RegisterLinda Brookhart, executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, said she is also worried that information about the changes may not be reaching all of the people who will be affected by it. “One of the things we are very concerned …

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Kay to hold town hall meeting Thursday night – Alton Telegraph Kay to hold town hall meeting Thursday nightAlton TelegraphKay to hold town hall meeting Thursday night For The Telegraphthetelegraph.com. COLLINSVILLE — State Rep. Dwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, will be hosting a public town hall meeting Thurday night to discuss issues facing the state. The town hall meeting …

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RayLong: Freed from IL Death Row, graduates to ‘Peace Limo’ http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-talk-reynolds-former-inmate-20130828,0,5491364.story … .@ReynoldsJessica #twill Freed from IL Death Row, graduates to ‘Peace Limo’ http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-talk-reynolds-former-inmate-20130828,0,5491364.story … .@ReynoldsJessica #twill

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Moline and Rock Island town halls stay open as cooling centers – Quad-Cities Online Moline and Rock Island town halls stay open as cooling centersQuad-Cities OnlineQCOnline.com · RadishMagazine.com · QCHomes.com · QCOnlineAuction.com · Find It · QCOnline.Jobs · QCLife.com · Home Delivery | Contact Us | Jobs | Alerts | News Archives | Site map | Log In | Webmail | Internet Services | Mobile …

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Hultgren hosts education leaders for Common Core debate – Northwest Herald Hultgren hosts education leaders for Common Core debateNorthwest HeraldExecutive Director of Choice Media Bob Bowdon listens to the other panelists Wednesday during the Common Core Summit hosted by U.S. Rep Randy Hultgren at McHenry County College. The summit was held to discuss the Common Core standards, …

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Zalewski Has Second Thoughts – Southwest News-Herald Zalewski Has Second ThoughtsSouthwest News-HeraldAld. Michael Zalewski (23rd), whose ward takes in most of the Southwest Side airport, has concerns about Great Lakes Airport Alliance, which is a partnership of Spain’s Ferrovial and Macquarie Group — which leased the Chicago Skyway for 99 years …

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Funeral Home Strikers To Meet Lipinski – Southwest News-Herald 2 Funeral Home Strikers To Meet LipinskiSouthwest News-HeraldTammy Duckworth (D-8th), Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and state Rep. Tom Cullerton (D-23rd). Local funeral home directors and drivers have been unable to to get a commitment earlier from Lipinski. However, the congressman had …

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Bernard Schoenburg: Davis, Schock sign anti-Obamacare letter – The State Journal-Register Bernard Schoenburg: Davis, Schock sign anti-Obamacare letterThe State Journal-RegisterRodney Davis, R-Taylorville, and Aaron Schock, R-Peoria, are among 80 members of Congress who signed an Aug. 21 letter urging a defunding of “Obamacare.” Spokesmen for Davis and Schock say that they don’t view the letter, spearheaded by U.S. Rep.

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Rep. Jakobsson appointed to Education Commission of the States – Daily Illini 1 Rep. Jakobsson appointed to Education Commission of the StatesDaily IlliniNaomi Jakobsson, D-103, was recently appointed as an Illinois delegate to the Education Commission of the States. During her time as an Illinois representative, Jakobsson said she has championed higher education. She has served as a chairwoman of the …

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State lawmakers size up agribusiness economy during tour – Herald & Review State lawmakers size up agribusiness economy during tourHerald & ReviewChapin Rose, R-Mahomet, organized the ADM tour before the Illinois Farm Bureau took the legislators on a tour of the Farm Progress Show in the afternoon. The lawmakers, who included Republicans and Democrats, visited the … who has announced he will …

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Letter: Financial discrimination for civil union family – The State Journal-Register Letter: Financial discrimination for civil union familyThe State Journal-RegisterI am a state employee so we decided to put the family on my insurance plan. This has been a huge financial mistake. The state offers insurance to civil union couples, but it comes with a big price tag. There is a tax included with the service called an …

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Our view: In praise of Quinn, Legislature – SouthtownStar Chicago TribuneOur view: In praise of Quinn, LegislatureSouthtownStarThe Illinois General Assembly has come under heavy, and justifiable, criticism for its inability to address some major issues, most notably pension reform, but its spring session was not as devoid of accomplishment as you might think. While legislators …Quinn defends early release programRegulating Police Use of Drones

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When Will Illinois Stop Pushing Discredited Coal Curriculum on Children … – Huffington Post 24 Huffington PostWhen Will Illinois Stop Pushing Discredited Coal Curriculum on Children …Huffington PostTwo years after a national campaign exposed a coal industry-bankrolled curriculum foisted on unwitting teachers and children, the state of Illinois is still dragging its feet to revamp its own widely denounced, misleading and climate change-denying …

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Candidates will run on values campaign – Saukvalley VoicesCandidates will run on values campaignSaukvalleyThe known factors in the state race, State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard and Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford, will be revisiting their past. Brady either lacked the fire-in-the-belly, or his arrogance cost him the election the last time around …New PAC to support Republicans for Illinois HouseRepublicans Rally at the Du Quoin State Fair

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Chicago Heights Patch
City To Invest in Selected Infrastructure Repair Chicago Heights is accepting bids for storm sewer and catch basin repair work.

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illinois infrastructure – Google…
IDOT officials offer update on transportation projects – Morris Daily Herald IDOT officials offer update on transportation projectsMorris Daily HeraldText Size: AaAaAaAaAa. JOLIET – At Tuesday’s leadership meeting of the Will County Board, Illinois Department of Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider and Region One Engineer John Fortman reported on the status of three regional projects – the South …Will County gets update on major road project from IDOT

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Series of concussions ended hopes of an NFL career – The State Journal-Register Series of concussions ended hopes of an NFL careerThe State Journal-RegisterIllinois needed help on the offensive line. Although he was not eligible to play because he had transferred, Klachko worked in summer camp last year with the Illini before the concussions came. “Ryan has issues with his head,” Illini coach Tim Beckman …

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kirk dillard – Google News
State Wrap: Dillard May Choose Tracy; Cross’ Replacement Could be Chosen … – 1340 WJOL State Wrap: Dillard May Choose Tracy; Cross’ Replacement Could be Chosen …1340 WJOLRumor has it that state rep Jil Tracy will be joining Kirk Dillard’s ticket as lieutenant governor. Dillard hinted that his running mate was a woman from southern Illinois, who has two degrees from SIU Carbondale. Tracy fits the bill. She’s served in …

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RonSandack: The IL state GOP must offer a new vision and fiscal plan in contrast to the Democrats who control all of state… http://fb.me/2jURwEpHRThe IL state GOP must offer a new vision and fiscal plan in contrast to the Democrats who control all of state…http://fb.me/2jURwEpHR

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Mark Wahlberg ‘Transformers 4’, Chicago Uptown neighborhood Chicago Tribune reporter Luis Gomez visits the recent ‘Transformers 4’ film set, located in the uptown neighborhood of Chicago. For more video, visithttp://… From: ChicagoTribune Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:39 More in News & Politics

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chicagotribune: Chicago Public Schools board approves budget. http://trib.in/18maHhp Chicago Public Schools board approves budget. http://trib.in/18maHhp

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Illinois Law Tempers Civil Penalties – Credit Union Times Illinois Law Tempers Civil PenaltiesCredit Union TimesLou Lang (D-Skokie), who sponsored the bill in the Illinois House, DFPR Acting Secretary Manny Flores and Division of Financial Institutions Credit Union Supervisor Francisco Menchaca to address credit union concerns. “We are very pleased the Illinois …

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Batavia Patch
Cost of drones, not new law to keep eye out of the sky By Benjamin Yount | Illinois WatchdogSPRINGFIELD — Chances are, a drone won’t find you as you speed down Interstate 55 or drink beer in a public park.Not because Illinois’ new drone regulations forbid it,

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mjzalewski: Good stuff from friend and former seat mate on difference between perception and reality http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22211204-452/hedlyne-jkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjk.html … via @suntimes Good stuff from friend and former seat mate on difference between perception and reality http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22211204-452/hedlyne-jkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjk.html … via @suntimes

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ashvinlad: I was torn between my hometown Rep & @ronsandack’s guy untiI I recalled the former, while great on the grill, is lost cause on fiscal issues I was torn between my hometown Rep & @ronsandack’s guy untiI I recalled the former, while great on the grill, is lost cause on fiscal issues

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StatehouseChick: Tomorrow’s editorial. Illinois GOP at crossroads. Who best to carry the party forward? Not Poe. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-gop-20130829,0,2881357.story … Tomorrow’s editorial. Illinois GOP at crossroads. Who best to carry the party forward? Not Poe. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-gop-20130829,0,2881357.story

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Wheaton Patch
Wheaton Chiropractor is Go-To for Hollywood Stars Local chiropractor Dr. George Gauthier is a favorite among celebrities, and takes the occasional break from his Wheaton practice to work movie sets and the Oscars.

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Number of no-bid state contracts on the rise – Quad City Times Number of no-bid state contracts on the riseQuad City TimesBrown said there definitely is an added cost. "We’re not getting the benefit of what competition might yield," Brown said. State Rep. Jack Franks, a Marengo Democrat who chairs the House State Government Administration Committee, said the situation …

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Lawmakers Tour Farm Progress Show – WICS-TV 2 WICS-TVLawmakers Tour Farm Progress ShowWICS-TVA few dozen Illinois lawmakers were among the farmers and agriculture CEOs. There were two tours of lawmakers there today. Sen Chapin Rose and Rep. Adam Brown led a tour through ADM, then the Illinois Farm Bureau took over with a tour of the show.

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MikeforIllinois: Pretty easy way to get lost in #Chicago history. An overlaid map of Chicago pre-Great Fire over the current city. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/What_Did_Chicago_Look_Like_Before_the_Great_Fire.html … Pretty easy way to get lost in #Chicago history. An overlaid map of Chicago pre-Great Fire over the current city.http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/What_Did_Chicago_Look_Like_Before_the_Great_Fire.html

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RepRobinKelly: Today I attended the bell ringing ceremony to celebrate #mow50 #50 mow pic.twitter.com/ZrYhCujDTU Today I attended the bell ringing ceremony to celebrate #mow50 #50 mow pic.twitter.com/ZrYhCujDTU

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dailyherald: Second man charged with $40K cellphone robbery in #Naperville http://bit.ly/19Om3xZ Second man charged with $40K cellphone robbery in #Napervillehttp://bit.ly/19Om3xZ

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SOUND OFF: Illinois will take greater steps to ensure the safety of students…. SOUND OFF: Illinois will take greater steps to ensure the safety of students. The state formed the new school safety task force. The idea behind the law stems from recent school shootings across the U.S. So do you think this is a good idea to make schools more secure?

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mjzalewski: Good stuff from friend and former seat mate on difference between perception and reality http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22211204-452/hedlyne-jkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjk.html … via @suntimes Good stuff from friend and former seat mate on difference between perception and reality http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22211204-452/hedlyne-jkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjkjk.html … via @suntimes

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Woodstock Man Charged With Attacking 6th Woman He Met On Craigslist WOODSTOCK, Ill (STMW) – A northwest suburban man already charged with several sex-related crimes he committed against woman he met on Craigslist was charged Tuesday with attacking a sixth woman. Charles R. Oliver, 45, of the 400 block of West Greenwood Avenue in Woodstock, was already being held at the McHenry County Jail on a $3 million bond for three counts of criminal sexual assault, three coun

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Woodstock Man Charged With Attacking 6th Woman He Met On Craigslist WOODSTOCK, Ill (STMW) – A northwest suburban man already charged with several sex-related crimes he committed against woman he met on Craigslist was charged Tuesday with attacking a sixth woman. Charles R. Oliver, 45, of the 400 block of West Greenwood Avenue in Woodstock, was already being held at the McHenry County Jail on a $3 million bond for three counts of criminal sexual assault, three coun

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Mark Kirk will push law enforcement money in Rockford stop – Rockford Register Star MyStateline.comMark Kirk will push law enforcement money in Rockford stopRockford Register Star (blog)U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Highland Park) will stop in Rockford today where is expected to drum up support for his proposals in a $52.3 billion Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill meant to include money to fight violent crime in Illinois …Senator Kirk stops in Rockford, announces ef

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The Illinois Tollway is taking a new approach in its battle to get drivers who r… The Illinois Tollway is taking a new approach in its battle to get drivers who repeatedly skip tolls to pay up.http://bit.ly/1cicwQuIll. Tollway creates wall of shame for scofflawswww.wandtv.com

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Illinews: Moline: Education, infrastructure and government regulations discussed at Bustos forum http://bit.ly/16TRoe3 Moline: Education, infrastructure and government regulations discussed at Bustos forum http://bit.ly/16TRoe3

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Illinews: KFVS: Funds needed for Carbondale Pension and Project Idea http://bit.ly/16TUVZC KFVS: Funds needed for Carbondale Pension and Project Ideahttp://bit.ly/16TUVZC

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State Rep. Conroy to meet with residents at Villa Park coffee house – Suburban Life Publications State Rep. Conroy to meet with residents at Villa Park coffee houseSuburban Life PublicationsDeb Conroy (D-Villa Park) will visit with residents at the Funky Java Coffee House as part of her Coffee Shop Stop tour of the district. On a regular basis, Conroy visits different coffee shops in her district to meet with residents. She will be at the …

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Doctors search patient data for unneeded costs – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Doctors search patient data for unneeded costsChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteSeven Illinois-based ACOs — located in Champaign, Chicago, Peoria and other cities — are among about 250 operating nationally under the health law. Combined, ACOs are coordinating the care for more than 200,000 Illinois Medicare patients. The federal …

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ComEd Promises Improvements in La Grange after June Power Outage Village officials met with ComEd representatives this summer after storms knocked out power for a period of time President Tom Livingston called "unacceptable."

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SenMattMurphy: I will be filling in for John Kass tomorrow with Lauren Cohn. Listen in AM 890 from 9-11 we’ll be talking Syria, jobs and more. I will be filling in for John Kass tomorrow with Lauren Cohn. Listen in AM 890 from 9-11 we’ll be talking Syria, jobs and more.

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Aldermen say Emanuel needs to do more on food deserts – Chicago Tribune 4 Chicago TribuneAldermen say Emanuel needs to do more on food desertsChicago TribuneMayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration needs to take more action to combat the city’s food deserts and focus less on issuing news releases touting progress on the issue, some Chicago aldermen said Wednesday in response to a Tribune story that showed …Rahm Emanuel’s food desert promises fall short

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Metra board member says he’s done at end of term 10 The lone Metra board member who voted against the controversial severance package for the agency’s former CEO has no plans to resign like five counterparts have done, but says he’s leaving the board once his term expires in June. "Eight years is more than enough for any rational human being to serve on a board like this," McHenry County appointee Jack Schaffer said.

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Quinn hands rooftops a win over Cubs – Crain’s Chicago Business 22 Quinn hands rooftops a win over CubsCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)Score one for the Wrigley Field rooftops over the Chicago Cubs — thanks to Gov. Pat Quinn. Without much ado, Mr. Quinn yesterday signed legislation that protects the ability of the rooftop clubs that surround Wrigley to serve alcoholic drinks to their …

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Suburban police chiefs say they want national gun registry – Chicago Daily Herald 100+ Suburban police chiefs say they want national gun registryChicago Daily HeraldScott Drury of Highwood and Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim hosted the bipartisan discussion in North Chicago with eight local police chiefs on ways to combat gun violence on the federal, state and local levels. Advertisement. The police …

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Winnetka-Glencoe Patch
Half of New Trier’s Study Body Now Equipped with iPads 1 The 2013-14 school year kicked off with over half of New Trier High School’s student body, or around 2,300 students, using iPads as a learning tool. T

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Inmate trying for decades to prove innocence dies in prison – Chicago Tribune 1 Inmate trying for decades to prove innocence dies in prisonChicago TribuneBy Steve Schmadeke Tribune reporter. 4:00 p.m. CDT, August 28, 2013. An inmate who for decades had been trying to prove his innocence in a 1978 Harvey slaying has died in state prison while awaiting a hearing. Attorneys at Northwestern University …

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Illinois race involving 70-year-old jockey probed – The Southern 1 Alton Daily NewsIllinois race involving 70-year-old jockey probedThe SouthernThere also was no need to whip Magnificent Mandy, a horse that has never beaten My Kentucky Breeze. If the jockey knows he is getting everything he can from the horse, whipping the thoroughbred isn’t going to make him or her race harder, Wessel said.Race allegedly fixed for jockey, 70Investigation Into Illegal Horse Racin

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McLean County dropped from Beaman lawsuit – The State Journal-Register McLean County dropped from Beaman lawsuitThe State Journal-RegisterHe was convicted of the 1993 strangulation death of his former girlfriend, Illinois State University student Jennifer Lockmiller. But the Illinois Supreme Court reversed his conviction in 2008 based on DNA testing that pointed to two previously unknown …

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Our Opinion: Tax-exempt revocations lack common sense – The State Journal-Register 1 Our Opinion: Tax-exempt revocations lack common senseThe State Journal-RegisterThere are 425 such affected organizations in Springfield – 20,000 in all of Illinois, according to the IRS – many of which were not aware they were on a list of automatic tax-exempt revocations until a reporter contacted them. The IRS did not notify …

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BruceRauner: Had great time at Du Quoin State Fair last night. About to go on WJPF with Tom Miller. Tune in! pic.twitter.com/HWkR5QOzRl Had great time at Du Quoin State Fair last night. About to go on WJPF with Tom Miller. Tune in! pic.twitter.com/HWkR5QOzRl

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RepBerrios: Brady to help w/ #MarriageEquality http://www.suntimes.com/22197199-761/aclu-hires-ex-gop-chief-pat-brady-to-lobby-for-same-sex-marriage.html … Brady to help w/ #MarriageEquality http://www.suntimes.com/22197199-761/aclu-hires-ex-gop-chief-pat-brady-to-lobby-for-same-sex-marriage.html

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RepBerrios: Women in business http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130828/OPINION/130829825?template=mobile … Women in business http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130828/OPINION/130829825?template=mobile

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cljmitchell: Never been more grateful for fog on a morning training run. The sun is playing for keeps this week Never been more grateful for fog on a morning training run. The sun is playing for keeps this week

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ilwatchdog: DISLIKE: Facebook handed over data on thousands of its users to the federal government: http://goo.gl/dGKMYy DISLIKE: Facebook handed over data on thousands of its users to the federal government: http://goo.gl/dGKMYy

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Illinews: KHQA: IDOT suspends construction for Labor Day travelers http://bit.ly/1cgIHQm KHQA: IDOT suspends construction for Labor Day travelershttp://bit.ly/1cgIHQm

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Illinois-Based Franchise Dynamics Named to Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com Illinois-Based Franchise Dynamics Named to Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest …The Herald | HeraldOnline.comFounded in 2006, Franchise Dynamics serves a unique niche of growing businesses across many industries, including retail and restaurants, through franchise sales, and is the only company of its kind on the list. Robert Stidham, president of Franchise …

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StateRepLouLang: @GovernorQuinn signed my bill permitting Illinois Tollway to post publicly the names of drivers who owe fines of $1,000 or more. #twill @GovernorQuinn signed my bill permitting Illinois Tollway to post publicly the names of drivers who owe fines of $1,000 or more. #twill

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Actually, this is a good thing * Sun-Times… Another new PAC that has ties to gubernatorial candidate and millionaire businessman Bruce Rauner emerged this week. Since Monday, Rauner, Jack Roeser and Richard Uihlein — all wealthy businessmen — have dumped $94,000 into the Reform PAC, according to a state campaign filing. Roeser is one of the most influential Republicans in the state. “What […]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Roskam: Honoring Dr. King and His Legacy of Service 6 WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream Speech” to 250,000 supporters during the March on Washington: “Fifty years ago today Dr….

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Illinois Enacts Landmark Homeless Bill Of Rights – Progress Illinois 500+ Progress IllinoisIllinois Enacts Landmark Homeless Bill Of RightsProgress IllinoisIra Silverstein (D–Chicago), who sponsored the legislation in the Senate. Under the measure, homeless people in Illinois also have the right to access emergency medical care and move freely through public buildings, spaces and transit systems. Other …

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ILSenateGOP: As high temperatures persist throughout the Midwest, the Senate Republican Caucus is reminding Illinoisans to… http://fb.me/2DtgIrrk3 As high temperatures persist throughout the Midwest, the Senate Republican Caucus is reminding Illinoisans to…http://fb.me/2DtgIrrk3

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BarackObama: At 2:45 pm ET, the President will speak from the Lincoln Memorial, honoring the dream Dr. King shared 50 years ago. #MLKDream506 At 2:45 pm ET, the President will speak from the Lincoln Memorial, honoring the dream Dr. King shared 50 years ago. #MLKDream50

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ILSenDems: Martinez announces new Seal of Biliteracy for Illinois students http://bit.ly/1ch4W8W Martinez announces new Seal of Biliteracy for Illinois studentshttp://bit.ly/1ch4W8W

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Today Lard: * From a photo taken at yesterday’s Du Quoin State Fair Republican Day and post… http://bit.ly/1ch6K1HCapitol Fax #twill Today Lard: * From a photo taken at yesterday’s Du Quoin State Fair Republican Day and post… http://bit.ly/1ch6K1H

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Vote set for tomorrow on House GOP Leader: * Subscribers have known about this for a few da… http://bit.ly/1aQfe1UCapitol Fax #twill Vote set for tomorrow on House GOP Leader: * Subscribers have known about this for a few da… http://bit.ly/1aQfe1U

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ILSenateGOP: State grants will soon be subject to additional scrutiny and specifically restricted from political use with the… http://fb.me/2Abn64b4cState grants will soon be subject to additional scrutiny and specifically restricted from political use with the… http://fb.me/2Abn64b4c

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Bill_Brady: Nancy and I very proud of son William, sworn in today as a JAG officer with Illinois Army National Guard. Nancy and I very proud of son William, sworn in today as a JAG officer with Illinois Army National Guard.

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RepChrisWelch: Good Morning everyone, Check out my interview on WLS 890 AM Radio discussing the Homeless Bill of Rights! http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1786911 … Good Morning everyone, Check out my interview on WLS 890 AM Radio discussing the Homeless Bill of Rights! http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1786911

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SenatorMcCarter: Announcing my candidacy for IL State Senate in 2014 today. Just met with friends over coffee and breakfast in Effingham.Announcing my candidacy for IL State Senate in 2014 today. Just met with friends over coffee and breakfast in Effingham.

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Today’s mystery * I received several text messages and phone calls about this automated poll last night… Robo-calls in the 9th and 16th congresional districts, as well as parts of Lake County, hint that Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) could be considering a 2014 bid for Governor. Tuesday night, Republicans in those Illinois districts began getting robo-calls that asked […]

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Trib_ed_board: Eric Zorn: Illinois gubernatorial hopeful @BruceRauner’s idea for term limits is popular, but not much else http://bit.ly/15vdRBI Eric Zorn: Illinois gubernatorial hopeful @BruceRauner’s idea for term limits is popular, but not much else http://bit.ly/15vdRBI

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Trib_ed_board: Eric Zorn: Illinois gubernatorial hopeful @BruceRauner’s idea for term limits is popular, but not much else http://bit.ly/15vdRBI Eric Zorn: Illinois gubernatorial hopeful @BruceRauner’s idea for term limits is popular, but not much else http://bit.ly/15vdRBI

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Gov. Quinn unveils USD 1.5 mln broadband network investment – Telecompaper Gov. Quinn unveils USD 1.5 mln broadband network investmentTelecompaper (subscription)The partnership between Frontier North, the city of Carbondale, Southern Illinois University and Connect SI will use the funding to build a gigabit network that will serve residents, businesses and institutions in Southern Illinois. The USD 1.5 million …

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Lopez: 2 Springfield public high schools better than 3? – The State Journal-Register Lopez: 2 Springfield public high schools better than 3?The State Journal-RegisterDepending on what Illinois schools get in state aid, the Springfield School District faces up to $6 million in spending cuts in order to balance its budget by the end of the next school year, according to interim business services director Joe Bascio …

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ILConnected: CST: Chicago Police union loses key battle in retroactive pay fight after an embarras…: Chicago Police union… http://on.fb.me/1545aLrCST: Chicago Police union loses key battle in retroactive pay fight after an embarras…: Chicago Police union…http://on.fb.me/1545aLr

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State Legislative Term Limits in Illinois Related Links: Term Limit Study Chicago Tribune blog on The limits of term limits The News-Gazette article on No limit on term limit issue Capitol Fax article on Rauner forms new PAC, but can he succeed? Reboot Illinois: Top 10 IL Government List Chicago Sun-Times: Voices blog on Bruce Rauner’s new SuperPAC raising campaign limit questions Chicago Tribune article on Rauner forms new PAC to

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Illinews: WTTW: State Legislative Term Limits in Illinois http://bit.ly/1548W7F WTTW: State Legislative Term Limits in Illinois http://bit.ly/1548W7F

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CookCounty17th: Chicago Tribune Editorial: #Metra board can’t undo its mistakes http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-metra2-0828-jm-20130828,0,7751540.story … #CookCounty #twill Chicago Tribune Editorial: #Metra board can’t undo its mistakes http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-metra2-0828-jm-20130828,0,7751540.story … #CookCounty #twill

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Report: Proft won’t run: * From the Twitters… Dan Proft NOT running for governor. #twill… http://bit.ly/17hDV5T Capitol Fax #twill Report: Proft won’t run: * From the Twitters… Dan Proft NOT running for governor. #twill… http://bit.ly/17hDV5T

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CollegeDemsofIL: As our chapters begin their year, many have one thing particular in mind & that is making sure @ElectRodney is #OneTermRodney! #twill #IL13 As our chapters begin their year, many have one thing particular in mind & that is making sure @ElectRodney is #OneTermRodney! #twill #IL13

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CollegeDemsofIL: Just as @ElectRodney voted against the interest of the 100k students in #IL13, we look forward to voting against him next November! #twill Just as @ElectRodney voted against the interest of the 100k students in #IL13, we look forward to voting against him next November! #twill

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rebootillinois: Retweet if you agree that the #citizens are stronger than #corruption! #twILL #Fight4IL http://ow.ly/i/2YR2V Retweet if you agree that the #citizens are stronger than #corruption! #twILL #Fight4IL http://ow.ly/i/2YR2V

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illinois immigration: Google Noticias
Roskam Gets Targeted By Activists For ‘Standing In The Way’ Of Immigration … – Progress Illinois 5 Progress IllinoisRoskam Gets Targeted By Activists For ‘Standing In The Way’ Of Immigration …Progress IllinoisWhile U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R, IL-6) attended a town hall meeting in Naperville on Wednesday, a group of protesters, upset with the congressman’s opposition to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and several immigration reform proposals, held a …Protesters greet Roskam during Naperville vi

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illinois – Google News
Special prosecutor to review Southern Illinois woman’s gun death – STLtoday.com Special prosecutor to review Southern Illinois woman’s gun deathSTLtoday.comCARBONDALE, Ill. • A special prosecutor will review the case of a 21-year-old Southern Illinois woman whose body was found last year in the apartment of a police dispatcher she’d dated. A Jackson County judge signed off on the request by State’s …

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Illinois Department of Transportation’s Facebook Wall
Governor Pat Quinn was joined this week by local and company officials to open a… Governor Pat Quinn was joined this week by local and company officials to open a new railroad spur to Continental Tire in Mount Vernon, a state-funded infrastructure improvement that will strengthen the company’s expansion and pave the way for 100 new jobs by 2015. The new $1.1 million railroad spur, supported by the Illinois Department of Transportation, will help the company bring more resource

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Governor Quinn Opens Job Fair for Soon-to-Open Pullman Park Retail Development CHICAGO — Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by local officials to open the Workforce Development Resource and Job Fair at George H. Corliss High School fo… From: GovernorQuinn Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 02:54 More in News & Politics

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joe walsh – Google News
Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Rewrites ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech To Count The … – Wonkette 1 Wonkette (satire)Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Rewrites ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech To Count The …Wonkette (satire)Joe Walsh (R-Shitbag of the year) Even the most casual reader of the Intertubes is aware that former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-DEADBEAT) is pretty much one of the worst people in the history of ever. (Yes, yes, we know: Hitler, Stalin, and Dick Cheney are much …Tea-partying deadbeat dad Joe Walsh ha

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illinois energy – Google News
Missouri, Illinois lead in clean energy job creation – St. Louis Business Journal 4 Missouri, Illinois lead in clean energy job creationSt. Louis Business Journal (blog)The $2 billion project will transmit more than 3,500 megawatts of wind energy from Kansas and Missouri east to other states. Illinois ranked No. 4 on the list with two new projects that will add 3,400 jobs in the state. One project is the Chicago …Oregon makes list of top green-job creators

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mjzalewski: Happy 65th wedding anniversary to Bob and Wanda Zalewski. I asked my Grandma what the secret is. She assured me there is none. #fb Happy 65th wedding anniversary to Bob and Wanda Zalewski. I asked my Grandma what the secret is. She assured me there is none. #fb

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repsosnowski: Before the Farm Progress Show I had the pleasure of touring ADM Corporate offices. Thank you for the tour! pic.twitter.com/wFUNHlaWj6 Before the Farm Progress Show I had the pleasure of touring ADM Corporate offices. Thank you for the tour!pic.twitter.com/wFUNHlaWj6

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repsosnowski: Since 1837, John Deere has been a global leader in agricultural equipment. Great presentation! pic.twitter.com/hsLnsntkbL Since 1837, John Deere has been a global leader in agricultural equipment. Great presentation! pic.twitter.com/hsLnsntkbL

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MikeforIllinois: Join Mike Monday for #LaborDay in the #QuadCities! Sign-up here: http://goo.gl/oyYYd3 #RockISland #Labor #twill pic.twitter.com/vf3F5nlniW Join Mike Monday for #LaborDay in the #QuadCities! Sign-up here: http://goo.gl/oyYYd3 #RockISland #Labor #twillpic.twitter.com/vf3F5nlniW

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AndyManar: Enjoying tour of Farm Progress Show in Decatur with my colleague Senator Dave Koehler. pic.twitter.com/EHbX39jrUm Enjoying tour of Farm Progress Show in Decatur with my colleague Senator Dave Koehler. pic.twitter.com/EHbX39jrUm

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AFTunion: "They were seamstresses and steelworkers, students and teachers…" – @BarackObama #AdvancingTheDream #Unions #1u "They were seamstresses and steelworkers, students and teachers…" – @BarackObama #AdvancingTheDream #Unions #1u

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KirkDillard: I just visited the ADM trading floor in Decatur. I just visited the ADM trading floor in Decatur.

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at the Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club Breakfast on the state finances of #Illinois. pic.twitter.com/R7nroM3s0W Spoke at the Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club Breakfast on the state finances of #Illinois. pic.twitter.com/R7nroM3s0W

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BillDaleyIL: Honor the 50th anniv of the #MarchOnWash by advancing #VotingRights here in #IL – sign on http://action.billdaleyillinois.com/page/s/voter-access-in-illinois … pic.twitter.com/XEBdsQ0KlC Honor the 50th anniv of the #MarchOnWash by advancing #VotingRights here in #IL – sign on http://action.billdaleyillinois.com/page/s/voter-access-in-illinoispic.twitter.com/XEBdsQ0KlC

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ILSenateGOP: A new law sponsored by Senator Tim Bivins offers immediate and practical solutions for keeping students safe at… http://fb.me/14R9qh2qI A new law sponsored by Senator Tim Bivins offers immediate and practical solutions for keeping students safe at…http://fb.me/14R9qh2qI

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Vote set for tomorrow on House GOP Leader – The Capitol Fax Blog Vote set for tomorrow on House GOP LeaderThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Illinois House Republicans are gathering to elect a new leader on Thursday following a summer of internal squabbling while the current caucus chief debated his political future. The 1 p.m. meeting at Springfield’s Statehouse Inn follows House …

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Illinois eyeing new day care nutrition regulations – The State Illinois eyeing new day care nutrition regulationsThe StateSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — State officials are considering a series of proposals that’d remove unhealthy snacks and chocolate milk from day cares, while also banning young children from watching television. Other proposals also mandate children go outside at …

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WAND-TV NewsCenter 17’s Facebook Wall
State Police put the brakes on unsafe buses in Decatur: http://www.wandtv.com/st… State Police put the brakes on unsafe buses in Decatur: http://www.wandtv.com/story/23270568/strike-force-puts-the-brakes-on-unsafe-busesStrike Force Puts The Brakes On Unsafe Buseswww.wandtv.comDecatur – Illinois State Police are part of a nationwide strike force targeting unsafe buses and bus drivers. "If there’s some type of equipment malfunction, or the driver errored, that could cause a

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sfornek: ‘Ex-White Sox exec sentenced in player kickback scheme.’ Dirty Sox sent up river. http://bit.ly/17khXx2 ‘Ex-White Sox exec sentenced in player kickback scheme.’ Dirty Sox sent up river. http://bit.ly/17khXx2

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Repevans33: I really wish I could have personally been in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on… http://fb.me/19dcFB8Yh I really wish I could have personally been in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on… http://fb.me/19dcFB8Yh

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Repevans33: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/12j3hmfAk I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/12j3hmfAk

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rebootillinois: We love #Illinois. Our homes are worth fighting for. Join us! http://ow.ly/ohAOA #Fight4IL We love #Illinois. Our homes are worth fighting for. Join us! http://ow.ly/ohAOA#Fight4IL

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WVON1690: Check out photos from WVON’s 50th Anniversary Celebration events. If you see yourself tag and share. #WVON50years… http://fb.me/JvYK7Yy2 Check out photos from WVON’s 50th Anniversary Celebration events. If you see yourself tag and share. #WVON50years… http://fb.me/JvYK7Yy2

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WBEZNews: Hundreds march from CPS to City Hall in call for elected school board http://bit.ly/15xX5lz Hundreds march from CPS to City Hall in call for elected school boardhttp://bit.ly/15xX5lz

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DavidOrmsby: Dan Rutherford Backs Tea Party Opposition to Education Reform – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/08/28/insider-dan-rutherford-backs-tea-party-opposition-to-education-reform/ … #twill Dan Rutherford Backs Tea Party Opposition to Education Reform –http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/08/28/insider-dan-rutherford-backs-tea-party-opposition-to-education-reform/ … #twill

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moniquegarcia: Quinn also welcomed Rep. Derrick Smith to speak at the podium. Quinn previously called on Smith to resign following federal bribery charge. Quinn also welcomed Rep. Derrick Smith to speak at the podium. Quinn previously called on Smith to resign following federal bribery charge.

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illinois coalition – Google News
Training to tote: Illinois concealed carry coursework in limbo – Medill Reports: Chicago Training to tote: Illinois concealed carry coursework in limboMedill Reports: ChicagoColleen Daley, executive director of the Illinois Coalition Against Handgun Violence, said she hopes that amendments to strengthen restrictions on concealed carry will surface then. Whether those changes may impact concealed carry coursework remains to …

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Huntley Patch
Area Businesses Included on Illinois Tollway’s ‘Super Scofflaws’ List The Illinois Tollway on Wednesday began publishing on its website the names of businesses that have over $1,000 in fines.

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Huntley Patch
Area Businesses Included on Illinois Tollway’s ‘Super Scofflaws’ List The Illinois Tollway on Wednesday began publishing on its website the names of businesses that have over $1,000 in fines.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
New Illinois rule allows underage kids to get sex infection vaccination without parents’ knowledge 4 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed to Illinois Review that twelve-year-old children could now be getting Gardasil vaccine shots without their parents’ knowledge or permission. A new administrative rule set into place in late June (see…

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HuffPostPol: GOP state senator posts ridiculous gay marriage tirade http://huff.to/1dngCKi GOP state senator posts ridiculous gay marriage tirade http://huff.to/1dngCKi

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MarkBrownCST: Stroger aide Carla Oglesby guilty. Forgot all about her. http://bit.ly/12M3DvM Stroger aide Carla Oglesby guilty. Forgot all about her.http://bit.ly/12M3DvM

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illinois township – Google News
Cleveland streetcar now in Illinois after plans for University Circle display … – Plain Dealer Cleveland streetcar now in Illinois after plans for University Circle display …Plain DealerBrookins assembled, displayed and operated trolleys at Trolleyville U.S.A. in Olmsted Township. After Trolleyville closed in 2002, Lake Shore Electric Railway Inc. formed to preserve the cars and crafted a downtown proposal for a trolley loop and museum.

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the southern – Google News
Carbondale mayor wants sales tax increase – The Southern Carbondale mayor wants sales tax increaseThe SouthernCARBONDALE — Carbondale Mayor Joel Fritzler has proposed increasing the city’s sales tax by 0.25 percent in an effort to help local public safety officer pensions and in the restoration of some community buildings. Fritzler announced the proposal …

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the southern – Google News
States experimenting to lower health care costs – The Southern States experimenting to lower health care costsThe SouthernOregon health officials are concentrating on coordinating services and preventing hospital stays. New Jersey medical centers are rewarding doctors who can save money without jeopardizing patient care. And Massachusetts is expanding the role of …

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ILConnected: WAND: We are live streaming our Farm Progress Show Special right now. Watch it here ht…: We are live streami… http://on.fb.me/16SXriT WAND: We are live streaming our Farm Progress Show Special right now. Watch it here ht…: We are live streami…http://on.fb.me/16SXriT

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ILNewsNetwork: WBEZ Radio: About 400 people filled the sidewalk in front of the Chicago Public Schools cent… http://dlvr.it/3t02ph WBEZ Radio: About 400 people filled the sidewalk in front of the Chicago Public Schools cent… http://dlvr.it/3t02ph

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jil tracy – Google News
Dillard drops hints on his Lt. Gov. choice – Quincy Journal Dillard drops hints on his Lt. Gov. choiceQuincy JournalState Representative Jil Tracy (R-Quincy) has been widely rumored to be Dillard’s choice for Lt. Governor. She was born in Carbondale, Illinois and lived in Anna. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with both a bachelor’s degree and a law …

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rosalindrossi: Running a Tab: #IllinoisTollway publishes list of "#SuperScofflaws." http://bit.ly/17imsub Know anyone on this list: http://bit.ly/14Ef5LaRunning a Tab: #IllinoisTollway publishes list of "#SuperScofflaws." http://bit.ly/17imsub Know anyone on this list:http://bit.ly/14Ef5La

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ChicagoReporter: Missed the bus to the 50th anniversary March on Washington? Let @ChicagoReporter take you there. VIDEO: http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-muckrakers/2013/08/reflecting-on-the-dream-50-years-later/ … Missed the bus to the 50th anniversary March on Washington? Let @ChicagoReporter take you there. VIDEO:http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-muckrakers/2013/08/reflecting-on-the-dream-50-years-later/

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Joliet Patch
Will County Horse Tests Positive for West Nile Virus Fear is that human cases will begin to surface in the region next.

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saukvalley: Quinn: Early release rules followed ‘precisely’ http://bit.ly/16SZT96 Quinn: Early release rules followed ‘precisely’ http://bit.ly/16SZT96

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ILREALTOR: IARBuzz: Meet U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart at IAR’s Let’s Talk Real Estate event tomorrow IARBuzz: Meet U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart at IAR’s Let’s Talk Real Estate event tomorrow (http://bit.ly/140eS6t )

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IllinoisReview: New rule allows Illinois kids to get secret STD vaccinations http://bit.ly/1chMGw9 #parentalrights #underage #Gardasil #STDs @joelpollak New rule allows Illinois kids to get secret STD vaccinations http://bit.ly/1chMGw9 #parentalrights #underage #Gardasil #STDs @joelpollak

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lisa madigan – Google News
Illinois Gay Marriage Supporters Discuss Legislation At Bud Billiken Parade … – Huffington Post Illinois Gay Marriage Supporters Discuss Legislation At Bud Billiken Parade …Huffington Post9, 2012, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. Opponents of a gay marriage ban in Illinois don’t have to worry about a fight from attorneys who would normally be responsible …

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illinois times – Google News
Tasteful teachings – Illinois Times Illinois TimesTasteful teachingsIllinois Times“E Pluribus unum” is the 2013 theme of this year’s Prairieland Chautauqua to be held four evenings over Labor Day weekend. Modeled after traditional Chautauquas, which were educational gatherings named after the first, held on Lake Chautauqua, the …

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john cullerton – Google News
Illinois Gay Marriage Supporters Discuss Legislation At Bud Billiken Parade … – Huffington Post Illinois Gay Marriage Supporters Discuss Legislation At Bud Billiken Parade …Huffington PostIllinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, looks on during a Senate Executive Committee hearing at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate committee approved legalizing gay marriage for the …

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Evanston Patch
Evanston Man Charged In Cross-County Heroin Bust More than 30 people were charged in a large heroin trafficking ring that operated in DuPage and Cook counties

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Lake Zurich Patch
Illinois Tollway Lists Suburban Businesses Owing Over $1K in Fines At least one area business was included on the Illinois Tollway’s ‘Super Scofflaws’ list, which was published Wednesday on its website.

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illinois issues – Google News
Illinois EPA Issues Update on June Seward Explosion and Fire – WIFR MyStateline.comIllinois EPA Issues Update on June Seward Explosion and FireWIFRUPDATE: SEWARD (WIFR) – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) today issued an update to the public regarding an explosion and fire that took place at Nova-Kem Chemicals Company on June 2-3, 2013. The portions of the facility that …Chemical plant executive apologizes for June fire

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Arn: Robo-calls ask, "Adam Kinzinger For Governor?" 2 By Ulysses Arn – Robo-calls in the 9th and 16th congresional districts, as well as parts of Lake County,

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