Today’s headlines — Tuesday, Sept. 3


Are State Fairs still relevant? Luke Runyon of Harvest Public Media asked that…
Are State Fairs still relevant? Luke Runyon of Harvest Public Media asked that question as he visited the Colorado State Fair…Changing times bring adaptation at Colorado State Fair | Harvest Public Mediaharvestpublicmedia.orgAcross the country, more people are moving from rural towns to cities and the divide between city-dweller and rural-lifer is growing. Since it takes fewer people to run farm

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Editorial: Population key to solving pension crisis Losing population has a lot of negative effects on a state — less representation in Congress, fewer electoral votes. Perhaps most importantly, but often overlooked, is that when people leave t…

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WGN Radio
Odd September Holidays Nick Digillio finds out about TV Dinner Day, National Talk Like a Pirate Day and other odd September holidays. And to download this or any of Nick’s podcast visit our I-Tunes page. [http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/nickdgilio/oddseptemberholidays0913.mp3]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
New law to add more accountability for how state grant funding is spent SPRINGFIELD – State grants will soon be subject to additional scrutiny and specifically restricted from political use with the August 27 signing of two new laws sponsored by State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) “State grants account for hundreds of millions…

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Illinois needs to invest in transportation – Quad City Times Illinois needs to invest in transportationQuad City TimesThe Transportation for Illinois Coalition has stepped forward to being the discussions on how to fix our broken transportation infrastructure but we can’t do it alone. We as a state need to take this issue head on and determine how we improve our …Other voices: How should we pay to ensure good state roads?

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New medical marijuana law will impact Illinois employers – Lexology NBC ChicagoNew medical marijuana law will impact Illinois employersLexology (registration)On August 1, 2013, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, a four-year pilot program legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Illinois is the 20th state to legalize medical …Widow who pushed for medical marijuana law not allowed t

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Editorial: Costs of not expanding Medicaid in Missouri begin to hit home – STLtoday.com Editorial: Costs of not expanding Medicaid in Missouri begin to hit homeSTLtoday.comFor those states that have agreed to expand Medicaid coverage to people making up to 138 percent of the poverty line — states like New York and Colorado and California and Oregon and Illinois — the promise of cost-control and improved access is …

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In Illinois Bruce Rauner Runs for Governor on Term Limits – IVN News 2 IVN NewsIn Illinois Bruce Rauner Runs for Governor on Term LimitsIVN NewsHowever, speculation is already circulating that the intended target of such a proposal is Speaker of the House Michael Madigan. Madigan has served in the Illinois legislature for 42 years and has been speaker for all but two of the last thirty years …Lawmaker term-limits re-emerge for 2014 campaignLabor Day marks start of

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Letter: A shining example of state’s poor priorities I am an inconsistent reader of Dave Bakke’s columns, but I read last Friday’s article about the new Capitol doors with great interest. Anyone who has tried to find information from the state on potentially embarrassing expenditures will sympathize with Dave’s efforts to complete his story.

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Council Addresses Fire, Police Pension Funding The Ward 2 alderman spot once again led off the Litchfield City Council meeting on Thursday, Aug. 29, as the city continues to have a vacancy for the position.

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Alton Daily News News
LIHEAP Sign-Up Underway Some area residents can start applying for home heating assistance. There is a special two-month priority period for applicants with elderly or disabled household members to apply. Beginning October 1, sign-up begins for those with kids u…

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Illinois Leads in Wind Energy 2 Illinois is a leader in wind energy, according to a recent federal report – but an expert at Illinois State University is not blown away. “While 2012 was a great year,” says economics professor David Loomis, “so far in 2013, …

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WHBF – More Local News
Rodman heads to NKorea to visit his ‘friend’ Kim Former NBA star Dennis Rodman said Tuesday he was going to North Korea to hang out with authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un, have a good time and bridge some cultural gaps – but not to be a diplomat.

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The Telegraph – opinion,opinion/
Illinois must address infrastructure As you return to work today, try to open your holiday weekend-weary eyes a little wider and pay attention to the road.

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Lake County News Sun
Durbin in Lake County to push immigration reform 2 Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider joined community leaders Aug. 29 at College of Lake County’s Southland Campus in Vernon Hills to stress the urgency of House passage of immigration reform.

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Watch: Bobby Hull Sings 7th Inning Stretch at Cubs Game He’s too darn cute! Bobby Hull tells the Cubs to, “spank that horse hide” at the end of the 7th Inning Stretch.

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Country Music News, Artists, Interviews – US99.5
Watch: Illinois Man Wins Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes 6 And you thought it was a scam!

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
RTA Proposes Merging CTA, Metra, Pace Planners The Regional Transit Authority wants to combine the planning departments of Metra, the Chicago Transit Authority and Pace to potentially save the agencies a lot of money. The reported proposal comes as Gov. Pat Quinn meets for the first time Tuesday with the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force, a panel that includes former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and aims at reforming the ar

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WHBF – More Local News
State Farm sponsors Tollway help in $1.8M deal State Farm insurance is spending $1.8 million to sponsor tow trucks that rescue motorists who are stranded on the Illinois Tollway.

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DeKalb truancy proposal could be shelved 1 DeKALB – Blowback from residents has DeKalb city officials considering how to proceed with a proposed truancy ordinance.

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Peoria Public Radio
Il Gambing Board to consider 24 hour casinos 1 Illinois’ gaming regulators will decide if casinos can stay open around the clock. The gaming board is holding a special meeting about it later this month.

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Peoria Public Radio
Il businesses still worry about workers’ compensation insurance rates Despite a drop in the rate of workers’ compensation insurance, Illinois businesses say the system is still too burdensome. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports.Businesses used to be REALLY unhappy with how Illinois required them to handle employee-injury claims. Then, in 2011, Illinois changed its workers’ compensation laws. The state Department of Insurance, the governor and others say the changes work

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Journal-Courier – opinion,opinion/
Editorial: We see bumpy roads ahead As you return to work today, try to open your holiday weekend-weary eyes a little wider and pay attention to the road.

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Dewitt Daily News News
Clinton Schools Make Adequate Yearly Progress It’s the time of year when local school districts learn the fate of the yearly progress exams they give their students from the year before. Based on the scores of those exams, it’s determined by percentages if the school district met or exceed what…

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Clinton Police Chief Says New Senior Assistance Program Off To Good Start 3 The DeWitt County Triad’s R U OK Program is up and running. The program is a telephone assurance program for senior citizens with no cost to the subscriber. Clinton Police Chief Mike Reidy says that he has been signing up people daily for the progra…

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CBS St. Louis
Belleville Police Receive $40,000 Donation From Injured Officer BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) – The Belleville Police Trust Fund will receive a $40,000 donation tonight. The money will be earmarked for safety and operational gear for patrol officers, according to the Belleville Police Department. In 2011, Belleville Police Sgt. Jon Brough won a settlement with a ballistic shield manufacturer after losing his sense of smell in a 2006 shooting. A confidential sum was

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Lt. Governor Sheila Simon 9/3/2013 Lt. Governor Sheila Simon 9/3/2013: Play now!Dave and Elizabeth talk with Lt. Governor Sheila Simon for thier regular update. Download Depending on your browser settings, you may have to right click the link below and select "Save Link As…" or "Save Target As…" Download now!

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cwetterich: Steve Kim was always a happy guy the few times I saw him on the campaign trail in 2010. Steve Kim was always a happy guy the few times I saw him on the campaign trail in 2010.

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NorthernILAlive: KWQC: Kewanee Leaders Looking Beyond BOMAG http://bit.ly/137l22a KWQC: Kewanee Leaders Looking Beyond BOMAG http://bit.ly/137l22a

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BruceDold: Great forum on same-sex marriage coming up with Deb Mell, Peter Breen, Greg Harris, Bob Gilligan. Oct. 1. Join us: https://cfmarriage.eventbrite.com/ Great forum on same-sex marriage coming up with Deb Mell, Peter Breen, Greg Harris, Bob Gilligan. Oct. 1. Join us:https://cfmarriage.eventbrite.com/

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dmihalopoulos: Were 2 Cicero employees ‘wrongfully abused’ by Naperville PD? (Is there any such thing as ‘rightfully abused’?) http://www.suntimes.com/22210752-761/a-robot-a-panic-attack-misdemeanor-charges-cicero-pols-naperville-arrest-detailed.html … Were 2 Cicero employees ‘wrongfully abused’ by Naperville PD? (Is there any such thing as ‘rightfully abused’?)http://www.suntimes.com/22210752-761/a-robot-a-panic-attack-misdemeanor-charges-cicero-pols-naperville-arrest-detailed.html

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AndyForSenate: Thanks to the Sangamon County Dems and Chairman Doris Turner for leading the way at this morning’s Labor Day… http://fb.me/6rCk9frB4 Thanks to the Sangamon County Dems and Chairman Doris Turner for leading the way at this morning’s Labor Day…http://fb.me/6rCk9frB4

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AndyManar: A nice story from from WICS Newschannel 20 on our efforts in Springfield to highlight the 50th Anniversary of Dr…. http://fb.me/6iMZZDxuz A nice story from from WICS Newschannel 20 on our efforts in Springfield to highlight the 50th Anniversary of Dr….http://fb.me/6iMZZDxuz

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AndyManar: Pana is great small town; 20k+ incredibly nice people watch the Labor Day Parade. Had a great time. pic.twitter.com/0sKzcKP5C4 Pana is great small town; 20k+ incredibly nice people watch the Labor Day Parade. Had a great time. pic.twitter.com/0sKzcKP5C4

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EdSullivanforIL: Good read. MT@johnfritchey: Last 20 years, overall crime declined, but the inequality of violence in Chicago has… http://fb.me/22koeT95H Good read. MT@johnfritchey: Last 20 years, overall crime declined, but the inequality of violence in Chicago has…http://fb.me/22koeT95H

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KirkDillard: Excited to introduce my running mate for Lt. Governor, Rep Jil Tracy! Here’s a sneak peak of the… http://instagram.com/p/dyCoG-oxtF/Excited to introduce my running mate for Lt. Governor, Rep Jil Tracy! Here’s a sneak peak of the… http://instagram.com/p/dyCoG-oxtF/

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sophiatareen: Sen. Kirk Dillard takes to Instagram to announce his #IL lieutenant gov pick is state Rep. Jil Tracy of Quincy http://bit.ly/1a2erb9 Sen. Kirk Dillard takes to Instagram to announce his #IL lieutenant gov pick is state Rep. Jil Tracy of Quincy http://bit.ly/1a2erb9

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Tweets from Illinews
Illinews: KFVS: Ill. officials to demonstrate photo speed checks http://bit.ly/15oDl0n KFVS: Ill. officials to demonstrate photo speed checks http://bit.ly/15oDl0n

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atwaitskfvs: The search on Rend Lake has been suspended for the night. IDNR says they will continue their search at 8AM Tuesday. #KFVS The search on Rend Lake has been suspended for the night. IDNR says they will continue their search at 8AM Tuesday. #KFVS

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BenBradleyABC7: ABC7 NOW: Despite dispute with mayor, inspector general reappointed. Also Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea & ’50 Shades’ film star named ABC7 NOW: Despite dispute with mayor, inspector general reappointed. Also Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea & ’50 Shades’ film star named

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ITKIllinois: Get "In the Know" on Concealed-carry, Body language & Something borrowed! http://goo.gl/fb/tuE2P Get "In the Know" on Concealed-carry, Body language & Something borrowed! http://goo.gl/fb/tuE2P

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IllinoisReview: New task force to propose plan for state budget transparency http://bit.ly/175dihV New task force to propose plan for state budget transparencyhttp://bit.ly/175dihV

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Chicago GOP Looks for 2014 candidates Charles Love of Thinkordie.org says the Chicago GOP is looking for a few brave souls to run for office in 2014. Black Conservative Summit 2013 in St Charles,… From: Illinoisreview Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 01:27 More in News & Politics

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Suburban school districts see jump in low-income student populations Suburban school districts are experiencing steady and perhaps staggering growth in low-income student populations. Illinois State Report Card data for 83 school districts shows West Chicago District 33 and Bensenville District 2 are two districts with the biggest poverty growth. "Poverty makes it more a challenge to get students prepared, and it takes additional resources to assist those…

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Burr Ridge Patch
Hinsdale PD Targets Cell-Phone-Users, Speeders in School Zones The department’s back-to-school traffic enforcement initiative will begin Sept. 7.

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Downers Grove Patch
Chicago Headline Club Calls on Judge to Withdraw Order to Reveal Confidential Source Patch editor must turn over documents within 21 days, judge rules.

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Oak Forest Patch
County Commissioner Shares Tips on Tax Appeal Process Find out what’s worth checking out Tuesday in and around Oak Forest.

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WCIA3Anna: A #UofI student is being accused of making terrorist threats to other students. http://fb.me/1It420qhU A #UofI student is being accused of making terrorist threats to other students. http://fb.me/1It420qhU

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JeremyARauch: (VIDEO) Scheelhaase Named Big Ten Offensive POW #Illini #B1G http://wicd15.com/sports/features/headlines/stories/vid_678.shtml#.UiViPjdZttE.twitter … (VIDEO) Scheelhaase Named Big Ten Offensive POW #Illini #B1G http://wicd15.com/sports/features/headlines/stories/vid_678.shtml#.UiViPjdZttE.twitter

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Here come the Lite Guvs Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) From Kirk Dillard’s Twitter feed… Excited to introduce my running mate for Lt. Governor, Rep Jil Tracy! Here’s a sneak peak of the… http://t.co/syE4tQLLUB — Kirk Dillard (@KirkDillard) September 3, 2013 If you dropped by yesterday, then you know Rutherford confirmed via his Twitter that he will formally name Steve Kim as his running […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Daley hits Quinn for paycheck veto Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Bill Daley whacked Gov. Quinn this weekend for his amendatory veto of legislative salaries from the fiscal year 2014 budget… “It’s an abuse of power and a disgrace that any governor and a democratic governor albeit will take such an outrageous step. Obviously it hasn’t produced anything,” Daley said. Lawmakers have now […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Uphill battles Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Kurt Erickson used the top of his Sunday column to talk about the challenges Leader-elect Jim Durkin faces… Rank-and-file members emerged from Thursday’s king-making session saying they want to gain seats and become more relevant under the Statehouse dome. But that leads to another one of Durkin’s problems. He inherits a campaign […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Question of the Day Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Recommendations made by the Illinois Early Learning Council are reportedly being taken seriously by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration… The proposed rule changes, for example, would require day care providers to offer children at least two occasions per day of age-appropriate outdoor time, depending on the weather. Children would be prevented from remaining

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Chicago’s Mounted Police Offer Versatility In The Field (CBS) — If you’ve been to any of the major summer festivals or parades, you’ve likely seen members of the Chicago Police Department’s Mounted Unit in action. The officers and their horses also patrol the Mag Mile, the Museum campus and some city parks year-round. They’re an amazing sight, but more than that. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports. It may not look like police work to some, but these o

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
City seeks to clean up alleyways Often overlooked for the past decade, the condition of alleyways in Springfield is getting closer scrutiny.

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Elaine Nekritz – Buffalo Grove, IL Patch
Sente Initiates Local Sustainability Dialogue Vernon Hills, IL –State Representative Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, met with her Environmental Citizens’ Advisory Committee to learn about local environmental initiatives and gather ideas for future legislation on Wednesday night. “A

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Judge finds for parents in Richmond-Davis dispute ST. CHARLES – A judge who ruled in favor of parents in the Richmond-Davis legal battle, ordered St. Charles School District 303 to take corrective action in developing a revised School Improvement Plan and Corrective Action Plan for children in the Davis-Richmond school buildings within six months.

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Weekend update Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) For those of you who got an early start to the weekend, rest assured I am not here because Rich was part of the White Sox rebuilding efforts. In fact, I’m told no other teams were biting when he was put on waivers. Rich is taking some time off and should […]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illiinois Forum Draws 100 to Champaign By Mark Rhoads – Diane Harris of Joliet, pictured at right, was one of several candidates who spoke to a group of downstate conservatives at the annual Illinois Forum lunch held at the Round Barn Restaurant in Champaign on Saturday,…

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
New state task force to make safety recommendations for public schools ROCHELLE – Students in Illinois should soon be safer after Governor Quinn signed into law a bill creating a School Security and Standards Task Force, sponsored by State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) and Senator Tim Bivins (R-Dixon) to ensure the…

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Poshard: Lobbyists a needed expense – The Southern Belleville News DemocratPoshard: Lobbyists a needed expenseThe SouthernBelleville-based Southwestern Illinois Community College has spent $390,000 on lobbyists since early 2006. The school’s president is Georgia Costello, wife of a former congressman and mother of state Rep. Jerry Costello II, a Democrat from Smithton.SIU president: Lobbyists crucial to protect school interests

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KidSmart opens for the school year – KSDK ABC7Chicago.comKidSmart opens for the school yearKSDKKim Lightford didn’t make it out of a committee. Republicans and business leaders say raising the minimum wage kills jobs. (Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or …Quinn pushes wage hikeQuinn keeps pushing to raise minimum wage to $10

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SPIMediaGuild: Photos from our great day at the Springfield Labor Day Parade: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=676866165674456&l=0d7c75e2a9 … Photos from our great day at the Springfield Labor Day Parade: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=676866165674456&l=0d7c75e2a9

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DianaPenner: State’s appeal set in IBM welfare privatization case http://indy.st/18mP8P4 State’s appeal set in IBM welfare privatization case http://indy.st/18mP8P4

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rickearbey: Was a volcano eruption responsible for our unusually cold July? http://bit.ly/17EhKH5 pic.twitter.com/y4H1C6f7pt Was a volcano eruption responsible for our unusually cold July?http://bit.ly/17EhKH5 pic.twitter.com/y4H1C6f7pt

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Elaine Nekritz – Deerfield, IL Patch
Deerfield Blames Highland Park Lab For Water Contamination The village manager recommends not using the Highland Park lab in the future.

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SJ-R.com’s Facebook Wall
Congratulations to the Crime Stoppers program for hitting a milestone. Do you kn… Congratulations to the Crime Stoppers program for hitting a milestone. Do you know that it began as an anti-drug tip line in 1983? It has helped close 7,170 cases and it has given out more than $551,000 in reward money.Local Crime Stoppers marks 30 yearswww.sj-r.comIn October 2012, a man walked into a Springfield bank and handed a teller a note stating he had a bomb strapped to his body. He left w

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Sharing our Dome Facebook page for those who want more and frequent updates on s… Sharing our Dome Facebook page for those who want more and frequent updates on state government. This week’s Deadbeat Illinois story is posted there. It’s closing in on 1.000 likes, and you’re welcome to join.The DomeThe Dome is your one-stop site for news about Illinois government and politics. Brought to you by The State Journal-Register, The Dome rounds up state government news and opinion head

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Plea deal for lawmakers can pave way to thousands in pension payouts – Chicago Tribune Plea deal for lawmakers can pave way to thousands in pension payoutsChicago TribuneThe situation gives Illinois a fresh reason to delve deeper into state pension laws to find and eliminate all legal loopholes that allow corrupt politicians to cash in, said Susan Garrett, who chairs the board of the Illinois Campaign for Political …

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sandraguy: City tapping tech to track after-school activities for CPS – Chicago Sun-Times http://lnkd.in/bwZJwW City tapping tech to track after-school activities for CPS – Chicago Sun-Times http://lnkd.in/bwZJwW

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Chicago Sun-Times
Two men shot — one fatally — minutes and blocks part on South Side 56 A man was shot and killed on the South Side Monday afternoon, less than half an hour before another man was wounded by gunfire about half a mile away. Altogether, six people were killed by gunfire over the holiday weekend and 17 have been wounded.

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WW II vets return to the skies – Chicago Tribune Chicago TribuneWW II vets return to the skiesChicago TribuneTony Thomas, an aviation mechanic in World War II, knows planes. In fact, when he was presented with a Boeing Stearman plane on Monday, he knew exactly how it worked — because even before he was drafted into the war, he knew how to fix its engine.

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WFLD – News
From Englewood to US Open: After-school program inspires young students 19 Kamau Murray says he’s helping about 2,000 students in Chicago and in the suburbs learn to play tennis, so the game can prepare them for the rest of their lives.

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Repevans33: Enjoyed a great Labor Day Parade in beautiful Calumet City!!!! Thank you to everyone who came out to support this great event. Enjoyed a great Labor Day Parade in beautiful Calumet City!!!! Thank you to everyone who came out to support this great event.

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

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RonSandack: What a fabulous day today! Happy Labor Day everyone! What a fabulous day today! Happy Labor Day everyone!

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tammyduckworth: As long as there is the courage to try & fail, victory is within grasp.Congratulations @DianaNyad http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/02/20288819-diana-nyad-makes-history-swimming-from-cuba-to-florida?lite … via @NBCnews As long as there is the courage to try & fail, victory is within grasp.Congratulations @DianaNyad http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/02/20288819-diana-nyad-makes-history-swimming-from-cuba-to-florida?lite … via @NBCnews

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RutherfordDan: Wish best Labor Day. My bro-in-law is retired Teamster my father was Stationary Engineer & as young man I was Labor Local 996 in Central IL Wish best Labor Day. My bro-in-law is retired Teamster my father was Stationary Engineer & as young man I was Labor Local 996 in Central IL

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AndyForSenate: We were in Pana today too! Huge crowd, 20k+ watch this parade–incredibly kind people. Thanks to our volunteers,… http://fb.me/Ipl6NRu8 We were in Pana today too! Huge crowd, 20k+ watch this parade–incredibly kind people. Thanks to our volunteers,…http://fb.me/Ipl6NRu8

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Editorial: What will it take to oust the Metra board holdouts? – Chicago Tribune Editorial: What will it take to oust the Metra board holdouts?Chicago TribuneThe group is to make recommendations to the General Assembly by Jan. 31. In the meantime, the governor should listen to state Rep. Jack Franks, who has lost patience with Metra board members who continue to ignore calls to step down. On Friday, Franks …

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Search Results – The Quad-City Times
Gubernatorial candidates jab at annual picnic HAMPTON — Bill Daley’s speech lasted only a minute, and while he acknowledged his primary with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn would be "interesting," he said the annual Salute to Labor picnic here on…

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Peoria Public Radio
Coal Industry Takes Teachers For A Class In Mining Energy companies have begun paying for teachers to attend five days of all-expenses-paid training at a former mine site. Not everyone is happy about the idea.

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Quinn jabs at Daley at picnic – Quad City Times Quinn jabs at Daley at picnicQuad City TimesCheri Bustos, D-Ill., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa. There also was a lineup of elected officials at the Statehouse and courthouse level. Also on the stage was state Sen. Mike Frerichs, D-Champaign, who is running for state treasurer. Bustos, who is facing …

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New House GOP leader calls leading ‘super-minority’ a ‘big job’ – Chicago Sun-Times 2 New House GOP leader calls leading ‘super-minority’ a ‘big job’Chicago Sun-TimesThough now there’s fund-raising hope with the Reform PAC that’s called on big-name donors, including gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, to pump money into Republicans running for the Illinois House. There’s $100,000 and counting since the PAC’s …Reeder: Time may be here for legislative term limits

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Close pension loophole, watchdogs urge – Chicago Tribune Close pension loophole, watchdogs urgeChicago TribuneAttorney General Lisa Madigan’s office went through an "extensive legal analysis and factual analysis" to find a way to block Stanley’s pension, said Ann Spillane, Madigan’s chief of staff. But the crimes to which Stanley pleaded guilty could not be …

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sophiatareen: Sen Dick Durbin cancels Tuesday’s Chicago City Club appearance to head to Washington and prepare for Syria debate http://bit.ly/15tkibb Sen Dick Durbin cancels Tuesday’s Chicago City Club appearance to head to Washington and prepare for Syria debatehttp://bit.ly/15tkibb

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DHJakeGriffin: State police taking advantage of holiday pay today. Haven’t seen this much fuzz on I-90 since a truck full of baby chicks overturned.State police taking advantage of holiday pay today. Haven’t seen this much fuzz on I-90 since a truck full of baby chicks overturned.

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APOConnor: .@MLB #Hall_of_Famer James ‘Deacon’ White, helped @Cubs to 1876 pennant, honored in hometown of @CityofAuroraIL 9/29. pic.twitter.com/b76yr8oJ0T .@MLB #Hall_of_Famer James ‘Deacon’ White, helped @Cubs to 1876 pennant, honored in hometown of @CityofAuroraIL 9/29. pic.twitter.com/b76yr8oJ0T

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Illinois Recieves Early Education Grant Illinois is one of six states to receive an award to improve early learning programs across the state.The award is from the 2013 Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant Fund.The governor announced it today as part of his agenda to give every child the opportunity for a quality education. …

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Thanks to the Sangamon County Dems and Chairman Doris Turner for leading the way… Thanks to the Sangamon County Dems and Chairman Doris Turner for leading the way at this morning’s Labor Day Parade in Springfield. Check back for more photos of all of today’s events!

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WHBF – More Local News
Bustos learning more about the situation in Syria U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos also spent Labor Day in the Quad Cities. This just after speaking with high level officials about the situation in Syria.

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RonSandack: Holy hyperbole, Batman! It was SIU. #BIG10 awaits. RT @IlliniNews1: Tupper: Scheelhaase finds another match in Cubit http://bit.ly/Plkt9K Holy hyperbole, Batman! It was SIU. #BIG10 awaits. RT @IlliniNews1: Tupper: Scheelhaase finds another match in Cubithttp://bit.ly/Plkt9K

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ChrisWelch_JD: Enjoyed the chance to see my line brother Lacy Thomas and my god daughter this morning. http://instagram.com/p/dxEMpIwsfN/Enjoyed the chance to see my line brother Lacy Thomas and my god daughter this morning. http://instagram.com/p/dxEMpIwsfN/

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BruceRauner: Met with lots of folks after parade. Everyone talking about #ILTermLimits pic.twitter.com/kXdly6FcwV Met with lots of folks after parade. Everyone talking about #ILTermLimits pic.twitter.com/kXdly6FcwV

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Rutherford to name Steve Kim as running mate: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) Add… http://bit.ly/17jMCqhCapitol Fax #twill Rutherford to name Steve Kim as running mate: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) Add… http://bit.ly/17jMCqh

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AndyForSenate: Thanks to Laborers Local 1084 and Carpenters local 270 for giving us a boost is the Witt Parade this morning. http://fb.me/2rQTRyZdm Thanks to Laborers Local 1084 and Carpenters local 270 for giving us a boost is the Witt Parade this morning.http://fb.me/2rQTRyZdm

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AFL-CIO: On Labor Day, too many workers labor in the shadows – The State Journal-Register 1 AFL-CIO: On Labor Day, too many workers labor in the shadowsThe State Journal-RegisterRodney Davis’ office in Champaign to deliver a letter urging his support for citizenship as a part of comprehensive immigration reform. The message is loud and clear: if members of Congress continue to obstruct a vote on immigration reform, they will …

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Crews searching for missing swimmer on Rend Lake in southern Illinois Crews are searching for a missing swimmer in southern Illinois. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department confirms crews are looking for the swimmer on Rend Lake.

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Illinews: WLS: Man arrested with 85 pounds of Khat at O’Hare, police said http://bit.ly/15R2158 WLS: Man arrested with 85 pounds of Khat at O’Hare, police saidhttp://bit.ly/15R2158

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It’s ‘curtains’ for Stuart Levine ‘I Wish to Apologize to the People of Illinois’ will soon be brought to the stageIllinois has long been known for its sordid political theater, so perhaps it’s natural that one of the state’s many corruption tales is headed for a theater.

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afscme31: Happy Labor Day. Be union proud! New video from @chicagoaflcio http://youtu.be/lMBjgib-ToM #twill Happy Labor Day. Be union proud! New video from @chicagoaflcio http://youtu.be/lMBjgib-ToM #twill

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ChiTribLocal: Regulating medical marijuana a tricky topic for Illinois, other states http://bit.ly/17kLWkD Regulating medical marijuana a tricky topic for Illinois, other stateshttp://bit.ly/17kLWkD

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Dixon police officer dragged by car DIXON — A Dixon police officer was dragged by a suspect’s vehicle Sunday before a chase that ended in a crash near Dixon.

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US Rep. Foster: Response To Syria ‘Essential’ – CBS Local US Rep. Foster: Response To Syria ‘Essential’CBS LocalCongressman Bill Foster of Naperville was at the briefing on Syria. “It’s essential that there be some response, ideally by the international community.” Foster tells WBBM he still has questions. “I think there is serious sentiment in a lot of Congress …

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Illinois senator proposes concussion awareness legislation – NFL.com Illinois senator proposes concussion awareness legislationNFL.comU.S. Senator Dick Durbin (Ill.) has proposed national legislation to cover concussion safety guidelines throughout the country, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Durbin’s bill — The Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act — would require …

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IllinoisReview: Debt-ridden Illinois spends $669,608 for Capitol doors #twill http://bit.ly/14dY4sQ Debt-ridden Illinois spends $669,608 for Capitol doors #twillhttp://bit.ly/14dY4sQ

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thomasfrisbie: A tale of corruption in Lyons Township, and why no one noticed. Andy Shaw’s @BetterGov column http://ow.ly/ou6D5 A tale of corruption in Lyons Township, and why no one noticed. Andy Shaw’s @BetterGov column http://ow.ly/ou6D5

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Annual Ethnic Fest Comes to Fairgrounds The Ethnic Festival came to the Illinois State Fairgrounds this weekend, bringing lots of music, food, and fun.The purpose was to support unity and diversity. Guests are being entertained by local bands and music from around the country.Even this weekend’s heat couldn’t stop the party. …

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jhilkevitch: The circuitous search for Chicago’s on-again, off-again 29th Street http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/ct-met-getting-around-0902-20130902,0,3848088.column … The circuitous search for Chicago’s on-again, off-again 29th Streethttp://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/ct-met-getting-around-0902-20130902,0,3848088.column

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natashakorecki: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin heads to D.C. today to begin Syria work; cancels Chicago event http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/u-s-sen-dick-durbin-heads-to-d-c-today-to-begin-syria-work-cancels-chicago-event/ … via @suntimes U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin heads to D.C. today to begin Syria work; cancels Chicago event http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/u-s-sen-dick-durbin-heads-to-d-c-today-to-begin-syria-work-cancels-chicago-event/ … via @suntimes

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Labor Day parade Scenes from the Champaign County AFL/CIO Labor Day parade in Urbana Monday Sept. 2, 2013.

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Illinois Littering Law Update Could Mean Big Fines For Cigarette ‘Butt’ Flickers – Huffington Post Illinois Littering Law Update Could Mean Big Fines For Cigarette ‘Butt’ FlickersHuffington PostPlanning on tossing that cigarette butt on the ground? Hefty fees outlined in a new amendment to Illinois’ state littering law could just nip that butt-throwing habit in the bud. Thanks to an amendment signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn earlier this …

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IL Law to Open More Private Land for Public Recreation – Tri States Public Radio IL Law to Open More Private Land for Public RecreationTri States Public RadioIllinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law which could pave the way to open more private land for public recreational use. Several years ago an Illinois Supreme Court ruling stripped away the liability protections for private landowners who opened …

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ILConnected: Next week is Lifeline Awareness Week and state Rep. Bob Rita @repbobrita will have office hours to educate people. http://buff.ly/17ANZam … Next week is Lifeline Awareness Week and state Rep. Bob Rita @repbobrita will have office hours to educate people.http://buff.ly/17ANZam

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Do you like Steve Kim for the second spot? Do you like Steve Kim for the second spot?Rutherford names suburban attorney as lieutenant governor pickwww.sj-r.comCHICAGO — Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford has announced his lieutenant governor pick is attorney Steve Kim from Northbrook.

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sfornek: “Please tell my brothers I love them still." Jeff Tweedy lyric. His brother, Greg Tweedy, 55, died Sunday. http://bit.ly/1aepVvO “Please tell my brothers I love them still." Jeff Tweedy lyric. His brother, Greg Tweedy, 55, died Sunday. http://bit.ly/1aepVvO

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Man With 85 Pounds Of Drugs At O’Hare Said He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal CHICAGO (STMW) — A Minnesota man nabbed at O’Hare Airport with more than 85 pounds of the stimulant Khat told authorities he did not know the drug was illegal. Dominic K. Running, 20, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Saturday when U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found him with 39.5 kilograms of the drug Khat at O’Hare Airport, according to court documents. Khat, or cathinone, is a plant native

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Workers laud unions during Labor Day parade in Springfield – Springfield News-Leader Workers laud unions during Labor Day parade in SpringfieldSpringfield News-LeaderEric Burlison, R-Springfield, who introduced a Right to Work bill this past session. Burlison took the occasion of Labor Day to tweet out a … sunny skies and temperatures in the low 80s. “It kind of signals the end of summer,” parade-watcher Ben …

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Lending of e-books not always easy for suburban libraries – Chicago Daily Herald Lending of e-books not always easy for suburban librariesChicago Daily HeraldAnyone interested in reading author Dan Brown’s latest best-seller, "Inferno," on a Kindle can download a copy for roughly $13. But for many suburban libraries, downloading that same book so that it can be lent out to patrons costs $85. Advertisement.

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The politics of the Syrian crisis WGN Political Analyst Paul Lisnek talks about the politics of the crisis in Syria.

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9 Illinois Railway Museum 60th anniversary celebration IRM celebrates 60 years. Riding the rails and seeing history. This is a working museum, that lets you live the real rail experience. We have been coming here… From: OnTheStreetScene Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 07:25 More in Autos & Vehicles

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TheDemocrats: Happy Labor Day from the party that will continue to fight on behalf of our nation’s workers. http://j.mp/14kRhsh pic.twitter.com/eiWjdJWT9G Happy Labor Day from the party that will continue to fight on behalf of our nation’s workers. http://j.mp/14kRhshpic.twitter.com/eiWjdJWT9G

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RepKellyCassidy: Ethan will be so happy! "@cbschicago: The @NHLBlackhawks sign Corey Crawford to long-term deal. #nhl #blackhawks http://cbsloc.al/1cyz7bM " Ethan will be so happy! "@cbschicago: The @NHLBlackhawks sign Corey Crawford to long-term deal. #nhl #blackhawkshttp://cbsloc.al/1cyz7bM "

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cljmitchell: Enjoying a nice 3 mile walk with the mom. This day off – and the weekend, and paid leave, made possible by Labor. Happy Labor Day everyone! Enjoying a nice 3 mile walk with the mom. This day off – and the weekend, and paid leave, made possible by Labor. Happy Labor Day everyone!

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debmell: I sure hope watermelon is healthy because I eat a ton of it. I sure hope watermelon is healthy because I eat a ton of it.

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RepBobRita: A reminder of Bob’s office hours on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for the Lifeline telephone program: http://buff.ly/1fsvp2V … A reminder of Bob’s office hours on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for the Lifeline telephone program:http://buff.ly/1fsvp2V

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RepBillFoster: Happy #LaborDay to all of the hardworking men and women who keep our economy running. Happy #LaborDay to all of the hardworking men and women who keep our economy running.

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RepCheri: Happy #LaborDay to all the hardworking men & women across Illinois. You are the best in the world & I will continue to fight for you.Happy #LaborDay to all the hardworking men & women across Illinois. You are the best in the world & I will continue to fight for you.

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ChrisWelch_JD: Half of the Good Ship C.H.U.C.K was out today. http://instagram.com/p/dxEWN3wsfd/ Half of the Good Ship C.H.U.C.K was out today. http://instagram.com/p/dxEWN3wsfd/

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cljmitchell: That moment when you think you’re in shape and then a 64 year old woman swims from Cuba to Florida. Congrats to Diana Nyad That moment when you think you’re in shape and then a 64 year old woman swims from Cuba to Florida. Congrats to Diana Nyad

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Forum: More nonsense from Reeder – SouthtownStar Forum: More nonsense from ReederSouthtownStarColumnist Scott Reeder is at it again, going after workers and unions. In his Aug. 27 column he again uses the Illinois Policy Institute as his source for “facts” about unions in Illinois. The institute is a right-wing organization that engages in anti …

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Rutherford to name Steve Kim as running mate Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) Adding… On 9/5 I will be holding a press conf to officially announce Steve Kim as my Lt Gov #twill — Dan Rutherford (@RutherfordDan) September 2, 2013 More… The Pontiac Republican made the announcement via Twitter, adding that a news conference is planned for Thursday morning in Chicago. Kim is an attorney from Northbrook, who […]

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mridolfi: Bobby Schilling @ RI parade http://flic.kr/u/2xnf8N/aHsjHVyrcu … Bobby Schilling @ RI parade http://flic.kr/u/2xnf8N/aHsjHVyrcu

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APOConnor: Poshard: Lobbyists a necessary expense for @SIUC : @AP http://tinyurl.com/lvcgzvn via @bellevillenewsd Poshard: Lobbyists a necessary expense for @SIUC : @AP http://tinyurl.com/lvcgzvn via @bellevillenewsd

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GarrettWICS: The Newschannel 20 team hard at work in the water park. pic.twitter.com/kOrAUz51h1 The Newschannel 20 team hard at work in the water park.pic.twitter.com/kOrAUz51h1

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WANDTVDoug: Our newsroom dog Millie! Owned by assignment manager Elaine Voelker. #WANDTV #news #dog #Pets http://instagram.com/p/dwtEFjEGcm/ Our newsroom dog Millie! Owned by assignment manager Elaine Voelker. #WANDTV #news #dog #Petshttp://instagram.com/p/dwtEFjEGcm/

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NeilSteinberg: Unions have fallen on hard times; Labor Day reminds us why they’re still important. http://tinyurl.com/puuel4s 1 Unions have fallen on hard times; Labor Day reminds us why they’re still important. http://tinyurl.com/puuel4s

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NeilSteinberg: The current federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has only 3/4 of the buying power it did 45 years ago. http://them.tinyurl.com/puuel4s The current federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has only 3/4 of the buying power it did 45 years ago. http://them.tinyurl.com/puuel4s

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Quinn, Daley agree with Obama on Syria When it comes to U.S. involvement in Syria, Gov. Pat Quinn says he agrees with President Barack Obama’s approach.

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Miller: Clout-heavy lawyer’s unfortunate fantasy – SouthtownStar Miller: Clout-heavy lawyer’s unfortunate fantasySouthtownStarBy Rich Miller September 1, 2013 8:56PM. Updated: September 2, 2013 2:07AM. Last March, the president of the influential Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, which is heavily populated with top corporate executives, told how he and some …

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MaryAnnAhernNBC: All signs point to StateRepJillTracy as #ILGOV2014 GOP candidate Kirk Dillard’s govlite All signs point to StateRepJillTracy as #ILGOV2014 GOP candidate Kirk Dillard’s govlite

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VisitLakeCounty: The city of Zion holds the largest Illinois’ Labor Day parade and it starts at 1pm http://ow.ly/opr8D #visitlakecounty @enjoyillinoisThe city of Zion holds the largest Illinois’ Labor Day parade and it starts at 1pm http://ow.ly/opr8D #visitlakecounty @enjoyillinois

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670TheScore: NU’s Ellis, Illini’s Scheelhaase take home Big Ten honors for Week 1 efforts http://cbsloc.al/14l1Zip NU’s Ellis, Illini’s Scheelhaase take home Big Ten honors for Week 1 efforts http://cbsloc.al/14l1Zip

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danvock: Teens working on farms are 4 times more likely to die on the job, @BLS_gov says. http://bit.ly/14KdKmd #Stateline #LaborDay Teens working on farms are 4 times more likely to die on the job, @BLS_gov says. http://bit.ly/14KdKmd #Stateline #LaborDay

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Candidates for Gov. to Choose Running Mates They’re calling it the Scott Lee Cohen rule — those running for governor in Illinois no longer want to be surprised who they’re paired with, so they must pick their running mate. And with nominating petitions about to be passed out, the choices are being made. Dan Rutherford has taken to Twitter to leave clues and it appears Steve Kim is his running mate. Kim once ran for Attorney General. Lt Go

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Local archery programs get pop culture boost 1 WARRENVILLE – Swashbuckling pirates once swung swords and soldiers had their guns and grenades at the ready. But the quintessential hero’s weapon has received a facelift in recent years with the popularity of books and movies such as “The Hunger Games,” “Brave” and “The Avengers.”

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Amputee Back on High School Football Field With Prosthetic Leg Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(WORDEN, Mont.) — Eleven months ago, high school senior Koni Dole was playing in the last game of Huntley Project High School’s regular season when his right leg snapped below the knee. “I was just kind of like, ‘Why does this have to happen to me?,’” Dole, of Worden, Mont., told ABC News. “I know what it feels like to have a last game. Or what I thought was my last play

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Congress considers bills targeting notarios – Danbury News Times Congress considers bills targeting notariosDanbury News TimesBill Foster, D-Illinois, who introduced a House bill that calls for a fine and up to 10 to 15 years in federal prison for fraudulently offering immigration legal services. There is no federal statute that specifically addresses the unauthorized …

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Dillard and Tracy to announce Tuesday – Quincy Journal Dillard and Tracy to announce TuesdayQuincy JournalKirk Dillard and State Rep. Jil Tracy of Quincy. According to the e-mail, Republicans have asked supporters to congregate in Washington Park Tuesday at 8 a.m.. It is expected that Dillard will announce Tracy as his choice for Lt. Governor on the 2014 …

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SIU president: Lobbyists in Capitol needed expense – Belleville News Democrat SIU president: Lobbyists in Capitol needed expenseBelleville News DemocratBELLEVILLE, Ill. — The president of Southern Illinois University is defending more than $2 million spent on lobbyists in Springfield in the past dozen years. Glenn Poshard told the Belleville News-Democrat in a story published Monday (http://tinyurl

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Congressman Danny Davis on Rahm and ex-cons – Chicago Reader
A Medill student who tried to exonerate him writes about the death of Anthony McKinney Anthony McKinney died last week, alone in an Illinois prison cell where he didn’t belong. He was an innocent man. Our justice system failed him. Yes, but once a man’s been convicted of murder it doesn’t matter nearly as much whether he actually did it.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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Report: Flowers To Have Shoulder Surgery, Out 3-6 Months (CBS) – Tyler Flowers will have exploratory shoulder surgery and could be out for three-to-six months, according to a report by the Chicago Tribune. Sox Manager Robin Ventura told the Tribune Flowers has been carrying the injury for about the last month and bothered him when he threw. “He’s at the point where he just feels like he needs to get something done,” Ventura said. “You could notice whe

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IllinoisReview: @ChicagoGOP Looks for 2014 candidates: http://bit.ly/1dHIGcl @CharlesLove @ilgop #twill @ChicagoGOP Looks for 2014 candidates: http://bit.ly/1dHIGcl @CharlesLove @ilgop #twill

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IllinoisReview: Electoral math a factor in Rutherford’s Asian-American running mate #twill #ilgop http://bit.ly/19chY5H Electoral math a factor in Rutherford’s Asian-American running mate #twill #ilgop http://bit.ly/19chY5H

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RutherfordDan: On 9/5 I will be holding a press conf to officially announce Steve Kim as my Lt Gov #twill On 9/5 I will be holding a press conf to officially announce Steve Kim as my Lt Gov #twill

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IllinoisReview: Chicago killing spree continues: 51 in August #twill http://bit.ly/14dB5hN Chicago killing spree continues: 51 in August #twill http://bit.ly/14dB5hN

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Illinois Tourism Commercial http://WWW.GAMEZ-GEAR.COMPlease Like and comment on our video’s Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to THE TRAVEL CHANNEL YouTube channel and that will help support u… From: The Travel Channel Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:31 More in Travel & Events

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Illinois Office of Tourism TV Commercial, ‘Plan Your Route’ http://WWW.GAMEZ-GEAR.COM Please Like and comment on our video’s Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to THE TRAVEL CHANNEL YouTube channel and that will help support u… From: The Travel Channel Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Travel & Events

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Schuyler County man located after search Man was missing from his home near Rushville since Thursday.

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SenatorMcCarter: Do Project labor agreements thwart free… http://fb.me/1TVgynZrZ Do Project labor agreements thwart free… http://fb.me/1TVgynZrZ

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tomdemmer: Happy Labor Day! http://fb.me/UUoSggNM Happy Labor Day!http://fb.me/UUoSggNM

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BruceRauner: Enjoyed a great family dinner on the patio last night @hackneys. Looking forward to a fun Labor Day. pic.twitter.com/KtAdBrc6GFEnjoyed a great family dinner on the patio last night @hackneys. Looking forward to a fun Labor Day. pic.twitter.com/KtAdBrc6GF

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RutherfordDan: On 9/5 I will be holding a press conf to officially announce Steve Kim as my Lt Gov #twill On 9/5 I will be holding a press conf to officially announce Steve Kim as my Lt Gov #twill

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Bill_Brady: Happy Labor Day! A salute to all the hard-working men and women of Illinois. We need more jobs so more workers are employed. Happy Labor Day! A salute to all the hard-working men and women of Illinois. We need more jobs so more workers are employed.

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Gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard to speak at PTRO meeting The Palatine Township Republican Organization (PTRO), the official Republican organization of Palatine Township, will feature gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard at their regular monthly meeting which is free and open to the public on Saturday, Septemb

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danielbiss: Final Labor Day wknd book recommendation: Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy by @chrislhayes http://www.amazon.com/Twilight-Elites-America-After-Meritocracy/dp/0307720462 … Final Labor Day wknd book recommendation: Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy by @chrislhayes http://www.amazon.com/Twilight-Elites-America-After-Meritocracy/dp/0307720462

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Funds used to educate health care providers – The Southern Funds used to educate health care providersThe SouthernThe SIU School of Law has a long history of providing continuing education opportunities for health care providers, according to W. Eugene Basanta, Southern Illinois Healthcare professor of law and director of the Center for Health Law and Policy.

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Breaking the bank Some real crowd-sourcing campaigns are stranger than fiction The Internet is a strange and wonderful place. Create a community where anyone can raise money for anything, and it can get downright weird. While many nonprofits and causes have found funding for noble endeavors, some users are just trying to make a buck. Shall we play a game? See if you can figure out which campaigns are real and which

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Enyart not ready to OK Syria strike – The Southern Enyart not ready to OK Syria strikeThe SouthernU.S. Rep. Bill Enyart said President Barack Obama needs to convince him, fellow congressmen and the nation how military strikes in Syria protect security here at home after hearing a classified briefing Sunday in Washington, D.C.. Enyart, D-Belleville …

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Black Diamond Harley-Davidson teams up with Combined Veterans Assoc. – The Southern Black Diamond Harley-Davidson teams up with Combined Veterans Assoc.The SouthernDU QUOIN — Black Diamond Harley-Davidson in Marion has teamed up with the Combined Veterans Association at the Du Quoin State Fair to raise much needed funds for the organization. Black Diamond, one of Illinois Lottery’s newest retailers and the only …

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Reports: Parents Win Case Against St. Charles Grade-School Reorganization Parents fighting changes that made Davis a school for kindergartners through second-graders and made Richmond a third- through fifth-grade school.

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St. Louis’ role in beginning of Labor Day [ooyala code="RmZmE0ZTpfKSI7Z3AQcPYNlXoZMhzt47" player_id="c660b791c3704ff69d4162d7adb7c4a1"] (KTVI) – John Pertzborn explains the first Labor Day was recognized by the federal government in 1894. It arrived after a nationwide railroad strike that began in Chicago. Workers were angered by wage reductions and lay-offs. But that strike was just one of many labor battles to affect St. Louis. Three

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Sheila Simon speaks at local labor council picnic – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier Sheila Simon speaks at local labor council picnicJournal Gazette and Times-CourierCHARLESTON — Sheila Simon thinks some education and a different view of government planning could help Illinois. She also thinks the office for which she plans to run could be a good vehicle for that. The state’s Democratic lieutenant governor …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Chicago GOP looks for 2014 candidates ST CHARLES – At the Black Conservative Summit in St. Charles this past weekend, Charles Love encouraged persons interested in giving Chicagoans a choice for state legislative races in 2014 to contact him:

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rebootillinois: Happy #LaborDay, everyone! We hope you have a safe and relaxing holiday! http://ow.ly/i/31tcI Happy #LaborDay, everyone! We hope you have a safe and relaxing holiday!http://ow.ly/i/31tcI

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CentralILAlive: Champaign: Oust private workers from public pensions http://bit.ly/15Pu84H Champaign: Oust private workers from public pensions http://bit.ly/15Pu84H

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VIDEO: Coyotes spotted outside of WGN-TV WGN-TV had a couple of visitors outside the studio early Monday morning. Our photographer Leo Brucato saw these coyotes running around right on the front lawn on Bradley Place.

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What to expect for Morning News expansion: More bridge fails? WGN Morning News answers viewers voicemails and emails in this daily Voicemail segment.

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