Today’s headlines — Thursday, Sept. 5

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Raymond Poe keeps the peace by bowing out – Illinois Times Illinois TimesRaymond Poe keeps the peace by bowing outIllinois TimesWhen Daniels announced 10 years later he’d be stepping aside, a months-long feud erupted between Reps. Tom Cross and Art Tenhouse, with the downstater Tenhouse coming out on the losing end. The fight got personal and emotional and lots of members …
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Why Illinois’ second largest university needs a lot of freshman – Watchdog.org Why Illinois’ second largest university needs a lot of freshmanWatchdog.org“Of course there is a correlation between the number of students you have and your budget,” SIU’s chief of marketing and communications Rae Goldsmith told Illinois Watchdog. “But that’s not the sole reason you go out and recruit students.” Tution now …

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Peoria County’s rural transit system shows improvement Lower gas prices, a reconfigured contract and quicker than expected payments from the state have allowed Peoria County’s rural transit system to thrive in the past few months. CountyLink is doing so well that Peoria County officials are cautiously optimistic they will not have to tap into $140,000 approved this spring by the County Board to assist the cash-strapped system. "The relatio

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UPDATED: Morrissey answers questions about misuses of money The City of Rockford releases an internal report on its Human Services Department.

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Ameren has Illinois residents looking for answers Nearly 100 Illinois residents filled the meeting room at the Quincy Public Library tonight, looking for answers.

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Lawmakers to give prison update THOMSON – The effort to open a federal prison in Thomson will get high-level attention today. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, will meet with local leaders, including Thomson Mayor Vicky Trager, to give an update on the prison’s opening.

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Gas Prices Fall Slightly The debate over whether the U.S. will take military action in Syria is affecting gasoline prices in Illinois. The statewide average is $3.76, according to the Triple-A Fuel Gauge Report, down three cents from a month ago. But Triple-A spokesman…

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WIMS AM 1420
Illinois, Indiana and Michigan departments of transportation are holding a series of public meetings to obtain feedback on the route alternatives being evaluated between Chicago and Porter, IN including the area known as South of the Lake (SOTL). This is for a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Chicago Detroit/Pontiac Passenger Rail Corridor. One of the meetings will take place Thursday, September 19th from 4 to 7pm with a presentation at 4:30pm. The meeting is at Porter Town Hall, in the Main Floor Meeting Room located at 303 Franklin St., in Porter.

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Illinois Is Broke, But They’re Spending Money On This? It’s no secret that Illinois is pretty strapped for cash, so check out what’s being spent on doors for the state capitol downstate! Couldn’t this money be used towards something else, like say maybe the pension crisis?

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Tuition hike keeps UI’s budget rise small: 1.2% Reflecting a modest growth in tuition revenue and a relatively flat state appropriation, the operating budget for the University of Illinois this year is just over 1 percent higher than last year, representing one of the smallest percentage increases in recent years. $4.45 billion plan also includes 2.75% raise for most faculty, staff URBANA — Reflecting a modest growth in tuition revenue an

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Peoria Public Radio
Pension plan could be nearing completion Legislators writing an overhaul of the state’s pension systems could be nearing the end of their work. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky has the latest. Feedback’s been plentiful since late last month, when a draft of a pension plan drawn up by a bipartisan legislative committee was leaked.

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Our View: Roads must be maintained, but let’s face it, there’s a cost – Peoria Journal Star Our View: Roads must be maintained, but let’s face it, there’s a costPeoria Journal StarIllinois Chamber of Commerce President Doug Whitley acknowledges that "no one wants to pay more. We’re all squeezed. But it is an obligation government has … Only government can build these roads and bridges." Moreover, "it is an investment that …

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Editorial: When losing leads to gaining – Chicago Tribune Chicago TribuneEditorial: When losing leads to gainingChicago TribuneIf you go to a game at U.S. Cellular Field or Wrigley this season, you may wonder why you feel a bit squeezed for space. All those empty seats, and yet, somehow, it feels as though there is less room than there used to be. That guy next to you is …

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Streator Chamber schedules Legislative Update – MyWebTimes.com Streator Chamber schedules Legislative UpdateMyWebTimes.comThe Streator Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry will host Legislative Update 2013 at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at Evergreen Supportive Living, 1529 E. Main St. Invited speakers include U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, state Sen. Sue Rezin …

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Our Opinion: Concussion vigilance warranted on the field and off – The State Journal-Register Our Opinion: Concussion vigilance warranted on the field and offThe State Journal-RegisterSacred Heart-Griffin senior wide receiver Eric Brydl looses his helmet after being tackled by a trio of Glenwood defenders during the first half at the Sacred Heart-Griffin Sports Complex, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in Springfield, Ill.

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Study: Poverty increases fast in Chicago suburbs – WBEZ 2 WBEZStudy: Poverty increases fast in Chicago suburbsWBEZChicago’s suburbs have nearly as many poor people as the city does, according to a report out Thursday. The number of suburbanites living in poverty had grown to 629,564 by 2011, according to a review of U.S. Census Bureau data by the Heartland …

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Bernard Schoenburg: Rauner says tenure for college profs a ‘flawed concept’ – The State Journal-Register Bernard Schoenburg: Rauner says tenure for college profs a ‘flawed concept’The State Journal-RegisterNot surprisingly, Charles McBarron, director of communications for the Illinois Education Association, took issue with Rauner’s view. The IEA represents faculty at Southern Illinois University campuses in Carbondale and Edwardsville. “Tenure simply …

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Our view: Schaeffer mishandled Metra affair – Northwest Herald Our view: Schaeffer mishandled Metra affairNorthwest HeraldAmong other things, Clifford has accused powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan of trying to interfere with Metra personnel decisions. When Clifford refused, the Metra Board – Schaffer excluded – turned against him. Schaffer said he secretly sent the …

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Illinois must address infrastructure – Morris Daily Herald Illinois must address infrastructureMorris Daily HeraldThe group Transportation for Illinois Coalition cautions that without more of an investment, one out of every 10 bridges and one in every three miles of roads will be unacceptable for use within five years. It’s about time someone stirred the pot and …Our View: Roads must be maintained, but let’s face it, there’s a cost

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If voters won’t get rid of bad lawmakers, term limits will – Northwest Herald If voters won’t get rid of bad lawmakers, term limits willNorthwest HeraldFor decades, reporters, editorial writers and the occasional fawning sycophant have taken to referring to him not just as “The Speaker” but as “The Powerful Speaker.” Senate President John Cullerton is the godfather of Madigan’s son and began his …

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JournoBuedel: Only in Illinois politics could the failure to grant marriage equality to gays be criticized for losing tourism cash. http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/quinn-emanuel-renew-same-sex-marriage-push-cite-lost-dollars-as-minneapolis-ad-campaign-begins/ … Only in Illinois politics could the failure to grant marriage equality to gays be criticized for losing tourism cash. http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/quinn-emanuel-renew-same-sex-marriage-push-cite-lost-dollars-as-minneapolis-ad-campaign-begins/

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AndyManar: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2u1KGGEm0 I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2u1KGGEm0

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GovernorQuinn: To all celebrating #RoshHashanah, I wish you a good & sweet new year filled with health, happiness & prosperity. L’Shanah Tovah! #IL To all celebrating #RoshHashanah, I wish you a good & sweet new year filled with health, happiness & prosperity. L’Shanah Tovah! #IL

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BobbyLRushMC: It defies logic that @CNN would devote airtime to debate Pres. @BarackObama putting his foot on HIS desk in the Oval Office!!! It defies logic that @CNN would devote airtime to debate Pres. @BarackObama putting his foot on HIS desk in the Oval Office!!!

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SenatorKirk: Wishing all who celebrate Rosh HaShanah a happy, healthy & sweet new year, L’Shana Tova! Wishing all who celebrate Rosh HaShanah a happy, healthy & sweet new year, L’Shana Tova!

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KirkDillard: Thank you to all who came to support tracy4il and I at our #Naperville #fundraiser at Hugo’s! @ Hugo’s… http://instagram.com/p/d25JVGoxrr/ Thank you to all who came to support tracy4il and I at our #Naperville #fundraiser at Hugo’s! @ Hugo’s… http://instagram.com/p/d25JVGoxrr/

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RutherfordDan: My friend and Lt Gov running mate has launched his Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RutherfordDan#!/stevekimforillinois?notif_t=page_new_likes … I know posts will be often, please follow him. My friend and Lt Gov running mate has launched his Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RutherfordDan#!/stevekimforillinois?notif_t=page_new_likes … I know posts will be often, please follow him.

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SenatorRezin: I met with the editor of the Kendall County Reporter and spoke at the Kendall/ Kane Legislative Mayors’ forum. I met with the editor of the Kendall County Reporter and spoke at the Kendall/ Kane Legislative Mayors’ forum.

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IllinoisReview: .@BruceRauner says term limits and gay marriage should be decided by voters #twill #ilgop http://bit.ly/14jqstB .@BruceRauner says term limits and gay marriage should be decided by voters #twill #ilgop http://bit.ly/14jqstB

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JasonNevelSJR: Cameras catch vending machine thieves in Christian County. Authorities seek tips. http://bit.ly/14kDw1P Cameras catch vending machine thieves in Christian County. Authorities seek tips. http://bit.ly/14kDw1P

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NorthernILAlive: DeKalb: Our View: Parents can prevent ‘sexting’ pitfalls http://bit.ly/13hV38b DeKalb: Our View: Parents can prevent ‘sexting’ pitfallshttp://bit.ly/13hV38b

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rebootillinois: Stand up and fight, and we’ll stand up with you, #Illinois. #twILL – http://ow.ly/owppY Stand up and fight, and we’ll stand up with you, #Illinois. #twILL –http://ow.ly/owppY

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buzzinchicago: Emanuel’s top financial aide has close business ties to indicted ex-comptroller: A Tribune examination has found… http://dlvr.it/3vyzn5 Emanuel’s top financial aide has close business ties to indicted ex-comptroller: A Tribune examination has found… http://dlvr.it/3vyzn5

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GoliathSlayer68: 8 Democrats that Bruce Rauner Backed for Election http://wp.me/p3IHOH-3S 8 Democrats that Bruce Rauner Backed for Election http://wp.me/p3IHOH-3S

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WCMY: Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL 16) talks with Jay LeSeure at 7:30 this morning Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL 16) talks with Jay LeSeure at 7:30 this morning

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Sen. Linda Holmes during her annual Labor Breakfast, Aurora, Il. Sen. Linda Holmes talks to union members, supporters, Aug. 29 during her annual Labor Breakfast, held every Labor Day weekend. From: Fox Valley Labor News Views: 7 0 ratings Time: 12:33 More in News & Politics

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2013 Baloon festival at Lincoln, IL 2013 Baloon festival at Lincoln, IL. From: Manjunath Gouda Views: 3 1 ratings Time: 11:17 More in Travel & Events

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News for retired state and university employees at afscme31.org. News for retired state and university employees at afscme31.org.Retiree health care case heads to Supreme Courthttp://www.afscme31.orgAFSCME’s legal challenge to a law that changed the terms of health care benefits for retired state of Illinois and state university employees will soon receive a hearing before the state’s highest court.

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Report: Suburbs have as much poverty as the city 1 A new report says the suburbs now have as many poor people as the city of Chicago.The "Poverty Now" report says the suburbs had 34 percent of the area’s poor in 1990. Now, it’s home to 50 percent of the poor. "We were pretty shocked that it balanced out to 50/50," said research associate Jennifer Clary. "It definitely flies in the face of the image of affluence in…

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Crystal Lake-Cary Patch
Representative Mike Tryon Brings in ACA Expert for Healthcare Marketplace Information Meeting Residents from McHenry and Kane Counties are invited to attend an informational session on October 9th, where a representative from the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace will provide information and answer questions about the federal Affordable

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Rep. Rodney Davis said constituents are telling him to oppose the resolution. Li… Rep. Rodney Davis said constituents are telling him to oppose the resolution. Like this post if you agree that he should oppose it. Davis is scheduled to visit with our editorial board on Thursday. If you have a question post it here. Sens. Durbin and Kirk favor the resolution and Rep. Schock said he would give "great weight" to it did not commit to voting for it. Area congressmen split on Syrian

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Chicago Business – Blogs – On Politics
Illiana expressway gets red light from planning group An influential civic group says the proposed Illiana expressway isn’t worth $1.35 billion. In a surprisingly blunt assessment, the Metropolitan Planning Council says the proposed road, which would travel through the south suburbs from Interstate 80 in Illinois to Interstate 65 in Indiana, would cost as much as four times what the state projects, serve relatively few motorists and potentially drain

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Police: Man Threw Bottle Of ‘Bodily Waste’ At Cops In Uptown CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was arrested after throwing a bottle of urine or feces at police in the Uptown neighborhood Wednesday night. Police found the man after they responded to the 4600 block of North Broadway Avenue about 9:40 p.m. on a report of criminal trespass to property, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. When they tried to remove the man from an area where he was not allowed t

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Caterpillar Inc.’s recent shaky financial performance means smaller performance-… Caterpillar Inc.’s recent shaky financial performance means smaller performance-based bonus payments for workers. http://bit.ly/1dI8RyK

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Barrington Wants Input on Video Gaming – Government – Barrington, IL Patch Village considering businesses’ request to allow video gaming and seeks public input on the issue. Should Barrington allow video gaming? A handful of restaurant owners have asked Barrington’s Board of Trustees to allow video gaming in the village. The state of Illinois passed a law in 2009, but villages and cities must pass their own ordinance allowing video

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Lipinski: No U.S. Soldiers in Syria Strike – Patch.com Lipinski: No U.S. Soldiers in Syria StrikePatch.comCongressman Dan Lipinski has concerns about the United States getting involved in Syria, but he’s open to it so long as there are restrictions in place. “I am open to supporting a resolution giving the President the go ahead to act in Syria,” Lipinski …Lipinski gauges public views on Syria attack

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How safe are LSD bridges? Questions raised after North Avenue concrete fall | abc7chicago.com
How safe are LSD bridges? Questions raised after North Avenue concrete fall | abc7chicago.com

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How safe are LSD bridges? Questions raised after North Avenue concrete fall | abc7chicago.com
How safe are LSD bridges? Questions raised after North Avenue concrete fall | abc7chicago.com

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Bill Brady: I am more a statewide candidate now than in 2010 From: ben yount Views: 9 0 ratings Time: 00:27 More in News & Politics

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Reject Legislative Pay Raises From: ilhousegop1 Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 03:33 More in News & Politics

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CSNChicago: As empty seats pile up, Andre Dawson sees changes coming to Wrigley — http://bit.ly/1dRsaqc (@CSNMooney) #CubsTalk As empty seats pile up, Andre Dawson sees changes coming to Wrigley — http://bit.ly/1dRsaqc (@CSNMooney) #CubsTalk

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Gatehouse Media, which owns the State Journal-Register, expected to file bankrup… Gatehouse Media, which owns the State Journal-Register, expected to file bankruptcy next week. A new company will be born, according to Wall Street reports:SJ-R Parent To File For Bankruptcy As Part Of Larger Dealwww.bloomberg.comFortress Investment Group LLC plans to create a newspaper and website company, New Media, through the bankruptcy of its GateHouse Media Inc. and the recently purchased as

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Lake County News Sun
Another task force that goes in circles won’t straighten out region’s transit. EDITORIAL: The Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force, which met for the first time Tuesday, has two big jobs and too little time to complete them. But the panel’s 15 members should do all they can not to squander this opportunity to get things right.

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AndyManar: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/13kzfGeIr I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/13kzfGeIr

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AndyForSenate: I posted 10 photos on Facebook in the album "Witt Lions Labor Day Parade | September 2, 2013" http://fb.me/2FvCgMRpY I posted 10 photos on Facebook in the album "Witt Lions Labor Day Parade | September 2, 2013" http://fb.me/2FvCgMRpY

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RonSandack: He’s on in minutes on Channel 11. MT @wttw: .@pat_brady on plan to lobby state lawmakers to pass same-sex marriage: http://bit.ly/13f2ope He’s on in minutes on Channel 11. MT @wttw: .@pat_brady on plan to lobby state lawmakers to pass same-sex marriage:http://bit.ly/13f2ope

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RonSandack: About to catch Pat Brady on Chicago Tonight. @wttw channel 11. About to catch Pat Brady on Chicago Tonight. @wttw channel 11.

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Mayor Morrissey to host business luncheon Thursday – Rockford Register Star Mayor Morrissey to host business luncheon ThursdayRockford Register StarROCKFORD — Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey will host his 2013 annual business luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Giovanni’s, 610 N. Bell School Road. The luncheon will feature keynote speaker Donald Manzullo, former 16th Congressional …

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Student sues HIV-infected former teaching aide A former southwestern Illinois teaching assistant already facing criminal charges that he molested a special-needs student while infected with HIV is being sued by another male student who claims the

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Video Gaming Soon to be a Reality in Auburn The village of Auburn is moving closer to having video gaming in the city limits.Tuesday night aldermen voted unanimously to approve a $25 per machine fee that will go to the city.It was just a couple weeks ago that video gaming itself was approved by a narrow margin with the mayor serving as the tie-breaking yes vote. …

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NOW confab: Illinois state Rep. Kelly Cassidy The National Organization for Women held their annual conference in Chicago in early July. Speaking here: Illinois state Rep. Kelly Cassidy at a panel on mar… From: Tracy Baim Views: 5 0 ratings Time: 08:06 More in Nonprofits & Activism

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Law enforcement from across Illinois discuss how to reduce gun violence Source http://www.cinewsnow.comWednesday September 04 2013 NORMAL Ill. Law enforcement from across the state gathered in Normal Wednesday for a summit on reducing … From: Ricky Romerta Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:19 More in Education

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Illinoisreport: Illinois farm mangers see land values easing from record prices – Reuters http://dlvr.it/3vwgZ2 Illinois farm mangers see land values easing from record prices – Reutershttp://dlvr.it/3vwgZ2

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Godfrey chicken ordinance lays egg GODFREY — A chicken ordinance flew the coop when it was voted down, prohibiting people from raising the fowl in the village’s residential-zoned neighborhoods.

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Chicago Sun-Times
After dispute with Charlie Trotter, students’ photo show rescheduled The student photographers who were shut out of chef Charlie Trotter’s restaurant will show their works on Saturday at a Lincoln Park frame shop, according to the store’s owner and manager.

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Chicago Sun-Times
Program brightens abandoned buildings across Chicago The non-profit Neighborhood Foundation and its executive director, Chris Toepfer, partners with neighborhood organizations, local artists and local labor to put decorative panels and artwork on shuttered buildings across the city.

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Perspective: Building a pipeline of skilled workers – Chicago Tribune Perspective: Building a pipeline of skilled workersChicago TribuneThese percentages are even worse for children of color: Just under 1 in 4 Latinos and just over 25 percent of African-Americans in Illinois do not graduate on time. Clearly, increasing efforts to create an educated and skilled workforce for Illinois …

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RayLong: CPS master plan hearings roll out http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-cps-facilities-hearings-20130904,0,4664691.story … #ctu #cps #rahmbo CPS master plan hearings roll out http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-cps-facilities-hearings-20130904,0,4664691.story … #ctu #cps #rahmbo

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Community grieving the loss of White Co. teen Many in White County are grieving the loss of 18-year-old Emilie Jo Turrentine. Her body was recovered from Rend Lake after she apparently drowned while swimming with friends on Monday.

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sophiatareen: Gov. Pat Quinn says he disagrees with parts of GOP 2014 hopeful Bruce Rauner’s term limits etc push http://tinyurl.com/kgku83n #twilGov. Pat Quinn says he disagrees with parts of GOP 2014 hopeful Bruce Rauner’s term limits etc push http://tinyurl.com/kgku83n #twil

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Midway Airport to get speedier security screening by year’s end By Jon Hilkevitch Source Chicago Tribune Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday. The PreCheck expedited-screening program allows airline passengers who have voluntarily undergone background checks to leave on their shoes, belt an

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Naperville deals a blow to martial arts event By Melissa Jenco Source Chicago Tribune A proposed mixed martial arts event in Naperville is on the ropes after a blow from the City Council. Councilmen on Tuesday rejected a request for Roselle-based American Predator Fighting Championship to use a city parking lot for an Oct. 19 event and might consider a ban on such events entirely. “We had issues of fighting down at BlackFinn (American Saloon)

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Hope floats like a butterfly as species reintroduced to northern Illinois By Amanda Marrazzo Source Chicago Tribune For the first time in many decades, tiny rust-colored swamp metalmark butterflies are fluttering around northern Illinois. Last week, biologists from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago ventured into the 100-acre Bluff Spring Fen in Elgin with a ventilated carrier containing yellow flowers and about 20 of the endangered insects. Doug Taron, curato

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AmandaVinicky: "Nothing has been finalized … conversations remain in … flux" RT @ILSenDems: UPDATE: Pension conference committee http://bit.ly/15vwdzi "Nothing has been finalized … conversations remain in … flux" RT @ILSenDems: UPDATE: Pension conference committee http://bit.ly/15vwdzi

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Springfield Board of Education Passes Residency Requirements for Administrators Springfield – If school administrators want to work for the Springfield district, they’ll have to live in the district. If students are to attend Springfield schools, their families must live in the city

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Southern Illinoisans can participate in a American Cancer Association study The American Cancer Association conducts a prevention study every few decades, and now, Southern Illinoisans are invited to participate for the first time.

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Do you have a great horseshoe recipe? Do you have a great horseshoe recipe?Trading Post: More horseshoe recipes from the Illinois State Fairwww.sj-r.comHere are a couple more winners from the state fair’s horseshoe contest.

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Police seek diamond thieves who were caught on camera Police in Naperville are asking for the public’s help in identifying three people who they say stole numerous loose diamonds from the precious fine jewelry store in the western suburb last week. Naperville crime stoppers are offering up to a $1000 dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the individuals. Police say the three, one man and two females, distracted a store employee and l

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers – Fort Mills Times Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapersFort Mills TimesIt’s about time someone stirred the pot and brought this issue to the front of the discussion line, although we have to part company with the coalition when it calls for replacing the existing motor fuel tax — the source of money for much of the road …

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Macon County Board to Decide on Raise for Sheriff A Macon County official could be getting a big bump in pay if the county board approves an $18,000 raise over four years for the sheriff. The finance committee approved the raise, and the board will vote on it on at their meeting on September 12. …

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Lake Forest College Alumna Diana Nyad Completes Historic Cuba-to-Florida Swim Submitted by Lake Forest College Alumni who were following Diana Nyad’s progress in the water, “weren’t surprised by how driven she was as a student athlete – and what she was trying to accomplish post-Lake Forest,” according to Forester athletic director Jackie Slaats in an interview with WBBM radio. Slaats and students were interviewed by NBC 5 News on Tuesday, September 3. Click here to view th

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Online tool aids Winnebago County property owners contest assessments ROCKFORD — A new online tool aims to help homeowners in Winnebago County determine whether the assessor’s placed a fair value on their property.

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Change in Standards for ISBE Test Scores The percentage of District 186 schools meeting or exceeding the adequate yearly progress standard has dropped, according to a report presented at Tuesday night’s school board meeting.But district officials said it’s because of a change in standards, and the report actually shows good news. …

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Emanuel on the importance of ‘a healthy start’ Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the importance of making healthy eating decisions and how these actions help families. For more video, visit http://chic… From: ChicagoTribune Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 01:22 More in News & Politics

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Durbin votes for Syria attack, says situation different from Iraq war – Chicago Tribune 3 Wall Street JournalDurbin votes for Syria attack, says situation different from Iraq warChicago TribuneOnly last Saturday, Durbin said, he was back in Illinois with friends, many of whom worked hard for Obama’s election and re-election. “They don’t agree with the president, not at this moment, and his policy in Syria, and he understands that,” Durbin said.Senate committee approves US force in Syri

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Mayor Emanuel Has More Immediate Resources Than The "Three Years … – ChicagoNow Mayor Emanuel Has More Immediate Resources Than The "Three Years …ChicagoNow (blog)Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention will implement curriculum that teaches personal responsibility and social problem-solving. The question is HOW are these funds handling those who are available to work right now — can’t find enough …

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No answers from Cheri Bustos – Saukvalley No answers from Cheri BustosSaukvalleyHer likely opponent is the incumbent she beat last year – Bobby Schilling, R-Colona. As with many congressmen, Bustos, who represents Whiteside County, is reluctant to talk about how she is raising money for her campaign. She has nearly a half million …

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Kid Hit With Flying Bat at Wrigley Field 1 A baseball bat that slipped from the hands of the Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton struck a young child in the stands during Wednesday afternoon’s game. "The bat went flying and hit a little guy. I hope he’s alright," Comcast SportsNet announcer Len Kasper said immediately after the 6th inning pitch from Jeff Samardzija. The boy, who Cubs spokesman Julian Green said was believed to be 3 years ol

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Gov. Quinn comes to Morton College to announce $4.5M grant CICERO – Gov. Pat Quinn brought several million dollars worth of good news to Morton Junior College Wednesday – namely a $4.5 million capital investment project for the college to expand as demand grows.

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dlacomb: Illinois Congressman Kinzinger to support Syria strike (video) http://bit.ly/14kwgmI Illinois Congressman Kinzinger to support Syria strike (video)http://bit.ly/14kwgmI

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Mayor seeks input from 7-year-old Mayor Deanna Demuzio and Garrett Comerford review architect’s renderings of the proposed Carlinville Amtrak station. Carlinville Mayor Deanna Demuzio sought input Aug. 28 about the new Amtrak station from a young member of the Carlinville community. Seven-year-old train enthusiast, Garrett Comerford, son of Blackburn College President, John Comerford, toured the Carlinville Police Station, public

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Tunney opposes Sheffield deck, continuing dispute over Wrigley Field Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) on Wednesday ruled out resolving the dispute between the Cubs and rooftop club owners standing in the way of renovating Wrigley Field by allowing a deck that would hover over and darken Sheffield Avenue.

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Guzzardi Comments On Pension Proposals | Progress Illinois Will Guzzardi, the Logan Square activist who is again running against State Rep. Maria "Toni" Berrios (D) in the 39th district, voiced his opinion on the dueling pension bills SB 1, backed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, and SB 2404, the We Are One Coalition backed proposal.Here’s what he had to say about both bills in an interview for Fred Klonsky’s blog.I have mixed feelings about SB24

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Guzzardi Comments On Pension Proposals | Progress Illinois Will Guzzardi, the Logan Square activist who is again running against State Rep. Maria "Toni" Berrios (D) in the 39th district, voiced his opinion on the dueling pension bills SB 1, backed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, and SB 2404, the We Are One Coalition backed proposal.Here’s what he had to say about both bills in an interview for Fred Klonsky’s blog.I have mixed feelings about SB24

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Chicago High School Forces Students To Wear Clear Backpacks Chicago’s Curie High School students must adhere to a clear backpack policy that was 100% enforced starting Tuesday. According to the Huffington Post, some students were instructed to leave school if they did not have the proper backpack. Do you think having a clear backpack makes them less safe?

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BruceRauner: L’shana tova! May all those celebrating Rosh Hashana have a sweet new year. L’shana tova! May all those celebrating Rosh Hashana have a sweet new year.

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Chicago_Reader: Guitarist John Scofield gets funky—or something kind of like it. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/09/04/jazz-guitarist-john-scofield-gets-funkysort-of … Guitarist John Scofield gets funky—or something kind of like it.http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/09/04/jazz-guitarist-john-scofield-gets-funkysort-of

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$114,000 To Fix City Broadcast A proposal to replace worn out and outdated video and audio equipment for the city of Des Plaines’ cable TV broadcasting efforts was expected to receive city council approval at last (Tuesday) night’s

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Munoz: Medicaid expansion signed into law CHICAGO – Senator Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) co-sponsored legislation that has been signed into law by the governor that will expand the number of people covered under Medicaid. The new law, part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, will ensure that thousands of people in Illinois will now have access to quality health care. “This will ensure that people who earn $15,860 as individuals and coupl

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We need a transit system that works for our economy, not pols – Crain’s Chicago Business NBC ChicagoWe need a transit system that works for our economy, not polsCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)But events surrounding the resignation of former Metra CEO Alex Clifford — he was pushed out after refusing to hire a crony of House Speaker Michael Madigan — laid bare the pernicious effect of politics on Chicago-area transit agencies. The effect …RTA Proposes Merging CTA, Metra, Pace Planners

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First Vote On Davenport Casino Development Agreement A developer agreement for a land-based casino in Davenport could advance Wednesday night when the city finance committee takes a vote. The proposed agreement outlines the construction of a $100 million

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THefferman: SIU releases 2013-14 mbb schedule: http://thesouthern.com/news/local/salukis-release—men-s-basketball-schedule-opener-set/article_c4cc8258-157b-11e3-a858-001a4bcf887a.html … SIU releases 2013-14 mbb schedule: http://thesouthern.com/news/local/salukis-release—men-s-basketball-schedule-opener-set/article_c4cc8258-157b-11e3-a858-001a4bcf887a.html

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DavidMercerAP: AP: 80% of BCS schools change/review policies after Sandusky case at Penn State: http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/schools-beef-policy-penn-state-20131405?singlePage=true … Illinois one of 32 states w/new laws AP: 80% of BCS schools change/review policies after Sandusky case at Penn State: http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/schools-beef-policy-penn-state-20131405?singlePage=true … Illinois one of 32 states w/new laws

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APOConnor: This day in 1833, 10-year-old Barney Flaherty became the first official paperboy in the U.S. #Illinois_Press_Association. This day in 1833, 10-year-old Barney Flaherty became the first official paperboy in the U.S. #Illinois_Press_Association.

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Comptroller Topinka: Illinois Can Restore Fiscal Footing http://extranews.net/i… Comptroller Topinka: Illinois Can Restore Fiscal Footing http://extranews.net/illinois-can-regain-fiscal-footing.htmlIllinois can regain fiscal footingextranews.netby Judy Baar Topinka Illinois Comptroller It’s a lesson every family knows well—you can’t spend more money than you have. If you do, it will lead to financial ruin. But sadly, the state of Illinois has ignored that rule for years, spen

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Quinn chimes in on legislative reforms With legislative reform in the news again, Illinois’ governor is chiming in about what he’d like to see.The comments from Pat Quinn come in response to Republican Governor candidate Bruce Rauner, who rolled out a reform plan on Tuesday. read more

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What’s in a name? Power — but it doesn’t last forever – Crain’s Chicago Business What’s in a name? Power — but it doesn’t last foreverCrain’s Chicago BusinessHe speaks openly about his dissatisfaction with Chicago politicians, and she has channeled her own frustrations with how the city works by founding Reboot Illinois, a media site that aggregates news stories and citizen journalism. Whether you agree …

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Dillard Introduces Running Mate Jil Tracy During 5-city Fly-around Tuesday – Patch.com Dillard Introduces Running Mate Jil Tracy During 5-city Fly-around TuesdayPatch.comDillard Introduces Running Mate Jil Tracy During 5-city Fly-around Tuesday. Tracy and Dillard also attended an event in Elmhurst Wednesday in support of Rep. Dennis Reboletti’s run for Dillard’s Senate seat. Posted by Karen Chadra (Editor) , September …

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Captured Illinois prisoner moved to maximum security lockup New details are emerging about the future of an Illinois prisoner who escaped but was later caught.Jared Carter was serving a sentence for burglary at Robinson Correctional Center when he walked away from a work crew last Friday. He was caught on Tuesday in Palestine. read more

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New State Rep Could Face Primary Fight – 1340 WJOL New State Rep Could Face Primary Fight1340 WJOLIllinois’ newest and only African-American Republican state rep may be gearing up for a primary fight. John Anthony has been on the job for just over a week. He was appointed to the 75th District seat to finish out the term for Pam Roth, who moved to …Severson won’t seek re-election to county board

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Rep. Schakowsky Unsure On Syria Vote – NBC Chicago NBC Chicago (blog)Rep. Schakowsky Unsure On Syria VoteNBC Chicago (blog)Jan Schakowsky says she needs more answers before she can commit to a strike on Syria. Schakowsky, represents Illinois’ 9th District and is a member of the intelligence committee, told reporters Wednesday that she agrees with President Barack Obama …Residents speak out on Syria intervention

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WATER RATE HIKE: If you live in Taylorville, get ready for your water rates to g… WATER RATE HIKE: If you live in Taylorville, get ready for your water rates to go up. The Taylorville City Council recently approved the construction of a new water plant right across from the current, aging facility. The project will cost at least $23 million.Water Rate Hike Coming to Taylorvillewics.comIf you live in Taylorville, your water rates will go up. Officials just are not sure when or b

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Tracy’s run opens doors for her, others – Quincy Herald Whig Tracy’s run opens doors for her, othersQuincy Herald WhigJil Tracy’s run for lieutenant governor gives her a chance to hold one of the top spots in state government, and leaves a spot open for other hopefuls in the Illinois House. Tracy and state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale shook hands with crowds and …

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Metra not invited to first Metra committee meeting? – The Capitol Fax Blog Metra not invited to first Metra committee meeting?The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)However, the board is encouraged by a reform proposal that would combine Metra with the RTA, CTA, and Pace into one entity. The theory is doing so would save administrative costs and improve the intergovernmental cooperation to address capital needs.

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South Holland hires lobbyist to boost state funding – nwitimes.com South Holland hires lobbyist to boost state fundingnwitimes.comSOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board has hired a prominent lobbying firm to help the village get more state funding for infrastructure improvements. … Since then, he has become one of the most prominent lobbyists dealing with Illinois state government.

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Where’s Walsh? 3 Photo Source: AP Former Congressman and AM560 WIND talk show host Joe Walsh can be difficult to find. When he’s not on the radio, he’s usually emceeing an event, speaking at a rally, or earning media with his trademark sound…

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Now election campaign season starts in earnest – Chicago Daily Herald Now election campaign season starts in earnestChicago Daily HeraldJust nine months after new members of Congress and the Illinois General Assembly were sworn in, candidates Tuesday can start circulating petitions for the 2014 election. Candidates who want to run for office have to collect hundreds of signatures and …

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Chicago’s power elite: Who’s Who 2013 – Crain’s Chicago Business Chicago’s power elite: Who’s Who 2013Crain’s Chicago BusinessCrain’s annual Who’s Who in Chicago Business is your guide to the Windy City’s most connected people — 488 of them, to be exact. Want to see the complete list? You’ll find it in our Data Center. Digital subscribers can view an HTML version of the list …

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Higher speed limit comes with new responsibility The Issue: A new law will take effect Jan. 1, 2014, in the state of Illinois, raising the speed limit on interstate highways to 70 miles per hour. Our View: It’s about time. Prior to 1974, and from Dec. 8, 1995, to May 28, 1999, Montana’s daytime automobile speed limits were “reasonable and prudent,” according to state law. Motorists were advised to drive carefully according to existing weather an

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jhilkevitch: Midway to get speedier security screening by year’s end http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-midway-to-get-speedier-security-screening-by-years-end-20130904,0,7527445.story … Midway to get speedier security screening by year’s end http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-midway-to-get-speedier-security-screening-by-years-end-20130904,0,7527445.story

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ChrisBWills: This is the birthday of Daniel "Make no little plans" Burnham, who helped shape modern Chicago. http://ow.ly/oyR3H This is the birthday of Daniel "Make no little plans" Burnham, who helped shape modern Chicago. http://ow.ly/oyR3H

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KirkDillard: Great turnout for our DuPage coordinators lunch. Portillos always hits the spot! Great turnout for our DuPage coordinators lunch. Portillos always hits the spot!

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RepBobRita: Bob will join with IDOT, the Tollway and other officials tomorrow to provide media an update on the I-57/294 interchange project at 11 a.m. Bob will join with IDOT, the Tollway and other officials tomorrow to provide media an update on the I-57/294 interchange project at 11 a.m.

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ILSenDems: L’shanah tovah — Happy Rosh Hashanah from the Illinois Senate Democrats. L’shanah tovah — Happy Rosh Hashanah from the Illinois Senate Democrats.

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ilhousegop: What Illinois high school mascot makes your list? http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/top-16-illinois-high-school-mascots.html?spref=tw … What Illinois high school mascot makes your list? http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/top-16-illinois-high-school-mascots.html?spref=tw

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SenatorVanPelt: Free health screenings by CVS offered throughout Chicago during the month of September http://www.cvs.com/promo/promoLandingTemplate.jsp?promoLandingId=projecthealth-chicago&WT.mc_id=L_ProjectHealth_Chicago_Event … Free health screenings by CVS offered throughout Chicago during the month of Septemberhttp://www.cvs.com/promo/promoLandingTemplate.jsp?promoLandingId=projecthealth-chicago&WT.mc_id=L_ProjectHealth_Chicago_Event

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AmandaVinicky: No matter the gov’s race outcome, it means an end to @KirkDillard as a senator. Rep. Dennis Reboletti’s running: http://instagram.com/p/d2IKZgIxvP/ #GOP No matter the gov’s race outcome, it means an end to @KirkDillard as a senator. Rep. Dennis Reboletti’s running: http://instagram.com/p/d2IKZgIxvP/ #GOP

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Project Will Help Accommodate Steadily Increasing Enrollment at Cicero Campus – eNews Park Forest Project Will Help Accommodate Steadily Increasing Enrollment at Cicero CampuseNews Park ForestCICERO–(ENEWSPF)–September 4, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today was joined by school and local officials to announce a $4.5 million investment from his Illinois Jobs Now! program to build a 10-classroom addition at Morton College. The college is the …

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Additional Help Coming on I-55 Around Des Plaines Bridge – 1340 WJOL Additional Help Coming on I-55 Around Des Plaines Bridge1340 WJOLAnd Senator Pat Maguire took it from there. There has been much trouble with the lane closures at the Des Plaines River Bridge on I-55. Many motorists are not even aware of the stopped traffic they’re coming upon, and there have been two fatalities …

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Could there be an upside to all of the scandal with Metra? Crain’s Joe Cahill th… Could there be an upside to all of the scandal with Metra? Crain’s Joe Cahill thinks so: "The Metra scandal seems to have alerted our leaders to the deeper flaws of public transit governance in northeastern Illinois. This may be our best chance in a generation to lay the groundwork for integrated, efficient public transit in metropolitan Chicago. We can’t afford to miss it." Read more: http://ww

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David_Vinkler: Did not expect what appears to be a steam punk theme on the renovated Capitol East Doors http://instagram.com/p/d2XNk9tNHM/Did not expect what appears to be a steam punk theme on the renovated Capitol East Doors http://instagram.com/p/d2XNk9tNHM/

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Kirk Dillard says Bruce Rauner is ‘Pulling a Pat Quinn’ – WLS MiamiHerald.comKirk Dillard says Bruce Rauner is ‘Pulling a Pat Quinn’WLS(CHICAGO) Senator Kirk Dillard joined Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft on 89 WLS Wednesday to talk about his run for governor. During his interview, the topic of term limits came up. Just Tuesday, gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner was on 89 WLS with John …Parade of politics starts with Labor Day

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Moline schools offer safety tips after incident Parents, educators review safety procedures after student was approached

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Red Cross urges households to prepare for emergencies VINCENNES – Disasters can strike quickly and often without warning. During National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross, Old Northwest Territory Chapter, encourages all households to get ready for the next emergency or disaster. "Having a game plan in place is essential for all households so everyone knows what they should do when an emergency occurs," said Kim Emmons, Territory Disaster Ma

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Rabid Bat Found in Bedroom Closet, Health Department Says This is Will County’s fourth confirmed case of wildlife rabies this year.

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Lake Shore Drive Overpass Where Concrete Fell Deemed Safe UPDATED: 9/4/2013 6:00 p.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – A Lake Shore Drive overpass that was closed after a chunk of concrete fell off it on Tuesday has been deemed “safe” by the city. WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports ramps to and from Lake Shore Drive at LaSalle Drive, near North Avenue, were closed for four hours Tuesday evening, after a 30-square-foot chunk of concrete fell from the overpass. Departmen

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Editorial: Obvious solution is to consolidate services Last month, in one of those stories that garnered almost no media traction, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill that allowed DuPage County to streamline a number of governments. The measure, designed to save money, will

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Nearly $1 million award in Ill. inmate death suit A judge has awarded nearly $1 million to the family of a Nigerian immigrant who died in a Chicago federal jail in 2007 awaiting trial on drugs charges.

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ILSRCC: Imagine the great things we could accomplish if Illinois didn’t give employers more reasons to downsize than hire #workerscomp #taxes #twill Imagine the great things we could accomplish if Illinois didn’t give employers more reasons to downsize than hire #workerscomp #taxes #twill

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bruceanddan: Illinois State Senator @KirkDillard joined us to discuss why he’s the best candidate for Governor. http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1814471 … #twill Illinois State Senator @KirkDillard joined us to discuss why he’s the best candidate for Governor. http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1814471 … #twill

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kylehillman: I am convinced @MikeforIllinois has been cloned. The guy is everywhere running for Treasurer of #Illinois. #Twill I am convinced @MikeforIllinois has been cloned. The guy is everywhere running for Treasurer of #Illinois. #Twill

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Local School Districts See Increase in Low-Income Student Population Students in poverty can experience a variety of risk factors and issues, according to the Daily Herald.

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Darien Town Hall Meeting to Bring Public Officials, Residents Together The public is invited to meet with officials from local taxing bodies, including the school districts, Chamber of Commerce, fire districts, library district and park district.

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Lincoln Council Approves Utility Tax Lincoln residents will soon seen an added tax on their utility bills. Tuesday night, city council members voted 5-4 to enact a 4 percent utility tax, which will go into effect later this year.Lincoln Mayor Keith Snyder said money generated from the tax will go toward several projects, including new space for the police and fire departments. …

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District 186 ISAT Scores Released Standardized test scores for students in District 186 have been released. They show steady growth in reading scores over three years. Math scores were level from last year.Students in grades 3-8 take the Illinois Standards Achievement Test, or ISAT, each spring to measure proficiency in math and reading. …

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CARBONDALE – SIU released its 2013-14 men’s basketball schedule earlier … – The Southern CARBONDALE – SIU released its 2013-14 men’s basketball schedule earlier …The SouthernLocal deals, shopping, and events. Get the best deals in Southern Illinois, every day. 50% off of more at the best places to shop, eat, play and stay in Southern Illinois. View Contests. Don′t miss out on your chance to win great prizes. Click here to …Southern Illinois dismisses McCall from football team

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Bomb threats made against Kane County courthouses Three Kane County courthouses were evacuated Wednesday morning after they received bomb threats, and two have since reopened.

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Legislator lobbyists and felons with pensions – ChicagoNow Legislator lobbyists and felons with pensionsChicagoNow (blog)Progressive tax supporter Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and opponent Ted Dabrowski of the Illinois Policy Institute will debate the issue Sept. 9 in a forum co-sponsored by Reboot Illinois and the Naperville Chamber of …

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bruceanddan: Illinois State Senator @KirkDillard joined us to discuss why he’s the best candidate for Governor. http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1814471 … #twill Illinois State Senator @KirkDillard joined us to discuss why he’s the best candidate for Governor. http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1814471 … #twill

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Town meetings to include Althoff, Franks, Wheeler McHENRY – State Sen. Pamela Althoff, R-McHenry, will host four town hall meetings in her district in September to give residents the opportunity to meet her and ask questions about the issues affecting them.

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Glenn Nixon to challenge Cloonen again Seeking a different outcome, Glenn Nixon will announce Thursday he is once again running for the 79th District state representative seat.According to an email received this morning, Nixon will make the announcement at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the

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AmandaVinicky: No matter the gov’s race outcome, it means an end to @KirkDillard as a senator. Rep. Dennis Reboletti’s running: http://instagram.com/p/d2IKZgIxvP/ #GOP No matter the gov’s race outcome, it means an end to @KirkDillard as a senator. Rep. Dennis Reboletti’s running: http://instagram.com/p/d2IKZgIxvP/ #GOP

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GregHinz: Out-clouted: New Chicago #Chamber chief #Mintle can’t lobby until 2015. http://tinyurl.com/mw93qvt Out-clouted: New Chicago #Chamber chief #Mintle can’t lobby until 2015. http://tinyurl.com/mw93qvt

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Barrington to discuss allowing video gambling Barrington officials Tuesday set the stage for a month of public input and discussion on whether to reconsider allowing video gambling in the village. Some local bars, including McGonigal’s Pub and The Blue Heron Cafe & Lounge, have asked for the reconsideration of Barrington’s current ban so as not to lose business to nearby communities that do allow video gambling.

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tkacich: Rep. Rodney Davis: " … as things stand now, I do not believe that the pres or his admin have made the case for military action in Syria."Rep. Rodney Davis: " … as things stand now, I do not believe that the pres or his admin have made the case for military action in Syria."

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"Chicago PD" Begins On Location Filming The newest TV show set in Chicago may be coming to a neighborhood near you this fall. NBC’s "Chicago PD," a spinoff of "Chicago Fire," is set to film scenes next week in Pilsen. According to notices posted in the neighborhood, parking will be banned on several streets on Sept. 10 from 11 p.m. and all day Sept. 11. The new show revolves around the fictional District 21 of the CPD, and focuses

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Williamson County sheriff warns churches of suspicious phone calls Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick warns churches of suspicious phone calls asking for money.

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StephenReiss: Oops! Chicago Chamber hired a City Hall insider who can’t lobby City Hall via @GregHinz @CrainsChicago http://fw.to/kCMqtiE Oops! Chicago Chamber hired a City Hall insider who can’t lobby City Hall via @GregHinz @CrainsChicago http://fw.to/kCMqtiE

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CVS Medicare Docs Lose Veil in False Claims Suit – Courthouse News Service CVS Medicare Docs Lose Veil in False Claims SuitCourthouse News ServiceIn February 2007, MCS had a company called Pharm/DUR audit the Medicare Part D retail and mail order pharmacy claims paid by MCS from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2006. Pharm/DUR, which is owned by licensed physician Anthony Spay, allegedly identified …

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Elwood Takes Legal Action Against CenterPoint Over Prevailing Wage Dispute – Progress Illinois Progress IllinoisElwood Takes Legal Action Against CenterPoint Over Prevailing Wage DisputeProgress IllinoisAccording to Elwood’s complaint, CenterPoint has refused to provide any payroll documents to the village that would confirm that the company is adhering to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, which requires a minimum wage and benefits threshold for …

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Springfield panhandlers sue, cite free speech Panhandlers are suing Illinois’ capital city for allegedly violating their First Amendment rights to free speech by stopping them from asking for money.

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Senate passes bill adding actors to film incentives – ReelChicago Senate passes bill adding actors to film incentivesReelChicagoBarbara Flynn Currie (D-Chicago) is the bill’s sponsor. The Illinois House could consider a vote on the bill during its two-week fall veto session. “We will make every effort to urge the passage of Senate Bill 1816 when the legislature reconvenes …

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Reboletti to seek Dillard’s Illinois Senate seat – Chicago Daily Herald 1 Reboletti to seek Dillard’s Illinois Senate seatChicago Daily HeraldReboletti, 44, has served in the Illinois House since 2007 and represents the 45th House District. In a show of support, Reboletti’s announcement was attended by a who’s who of DuPage Republicans, including state Sen. Michael Connelly, state Reps.

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Town meetings to include Althoff, Franks, Wheeler – Northwest Herald Town meetings to include Althoff, Franks, WheelerNorthwest HeraldPamela Althoff, R-McHenry, will host four town hall meetings in her district in September to give residents the opportunity to meet her and ask questions about the issues affecting them. State Reps. Jack Franks, D-Woodstock, and Barbara Wheeler, R-Fox …

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers – Belleville News Democrat Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapersBelleville News DemocratTom Cross, the Oswego Republican who is stepping down from his leadership post to run for state treasurer. State House Republicans unanimously elected state Rep. Jim Durkin of Western Springs as the leader of minority Republicans. Durkin, a former …

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EPA orders Oregon, Ill., company HA International to reduce hazardous air emissions

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‘Register Star’ parent GateHouse to take over management of eight more dailies, 15 more weeklies

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Rauner rolls out term limits, new AV rules – The Capitol Fax Blog Chicago TribuneRauner rolls out term limits, new AV rulesThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)… may not even be needed. And that just might put opponents Bill Brady, Dan Rutherford, and Kirk Dillard in a tough spot given their tenures in the Legislature exceed the 8-year limit in Rauner’s proposal.It also makes the situation interesting for …GOP hopeful Rauner details term limits pushGOP’s Rauner propos

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Legislators Doubling as Lobbyists? No Shortage of Work to Be Done – Huffington Post Legislators Doubling as Lobbyists? No Shortage of Work to Be DoneHuffington PostChicago Tribune reporter Ray Long delved into the dealings of former state Rep. Connie Howard, 70, who resigned as a legislator while working on a plea deal with the feds when she was caught misusing scholarship and state grant money she’d raised and …

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Maine High Schools Project $5.5 Million Surplus Maine Township High School Dist. 207 is still on track to end the year with a budget surplus.

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Study: State pension shortfalls reach $4.1 trillion – Daily Caller Study: State pension shortfalls reach $4.1 trillionDaily CallerAmerica’s state-level public employee pensions are underfunded by $4.1 trillion, according to a study released Tuesday by the organization State Budget Solutions. State public pensions in the United States are only 39 percent funded, according to the …

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Education chief: Maybe start school day later High school students could start their days later and get more sleep if the nation’s top education official gets his way.

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RutherfordDan: MEDIA ADV Press conf 9/5 10:30AM Holiday Inn Mart Plaza 350 W Mart Center Dr Chicago 14th Fl: unique & substantial role of Lt Gov #twill MEDIA ADV Press conf 9/5 10:30AM Holiday Inn Mart Plaza 350 W Mart Center Dr Chicago 14th Fl: unique & substantial role of Lt Gov #twill

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AndyManar: Decatur Senior Fair is under way–great crowd! http://fb.me/1UuiegaPH Decatur Senior Fair is under way–great crowd! http://fb.me/1UuiegaPH

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repsosnowski: Survey: Public Overwhelmingly Opposes Carbon Tax | Heartlander Magazine: http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/08/05/survey-public-overwhelmingly-opposes-carbon-tax#.UidK_7C6zjU.twitter … Survey: Public Overwhelmingly Opposes Carbon Tax | Heartlander Magazine: http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/08/05/survey-public-overwhelmingly-opposes-carbon-tax#.UidK_7C6zjU.twitter

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mccann_sam: Here’s our story with @WCIA3 on making state grants more transparent. http://bit.ly/1cG8nWV Here’s our story with @WCIA3 on making state grants more transparent.http://bit.ly/1cG8nWV

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SenatorVanPelt: Senior Fest is next Thursday at Millennium Park. Don’t miss this great event pic.twitter.com/2tI1hxawXD Senior Fest is next Thursday at Millennium Park. Don’t miss this great event pic.twitter.com/2tI1hxawXD

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JudyBaarTopinka: "It’s a lesson every family knows well—you can’t spend more money than you have." Read more from me @ExtraNewspaper: http://tinyurl.com/nmqpkpb "It’s a lesson every family knows well—you can’t spend more money than you have." Read more from me @ExtraNewspaper: http://tinyurl.com/nmqpkpb

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ILSRCC: Imagine the great things we could accomplish if Illinois didn’t give employers more reasons to downsize than hire #workerscomp #taxes #twill Imagine the great things we could accomplish if Illinois didn’t give employers more reasons to downsize than hire #workerscomp #taxes #twill

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MikeforIllinois: Join our petitioning call tonight at 6pm. It’ll be fast but a good refresher even if you’re an old hand at it https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1h7XYng3oWxJyVycRoZDALBa66gCoTJylaovbE-uZLu8/viewform … #twill Join our petitioning call tonight at 6pm. It’ll be fast but a good refresher even if you’re an old hand at it https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1h7XYng3oWxJyVycRoZDALBa66gCoTJylaovbE-uZLu8/viewform … #twill

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Study: Marathon generates $243 million for Chicago – Crain’s Chicago Business Study: Marathon generates $243 million for ChicagoCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)The Bank of America Chicago Marathon plunged more than $240 million in total business activity to the local economy in 2012, an 11 percent increase over the 2011 race, according to a new study. The 2012 event brought in $98 million to "main sectors" of …

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Study: Most states lack disaster plans for kids Eight years after Hurricane Katrina, most states still don’t require four basic safety plans to protect children in school and child care from disasters, aid group Save the Children said in a report released Wednesday.

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ColonelTribune: Coal burning: Towns pay a high price for power. Story: http://bit.ly/17NMllR Graphic: http://bit.ly/17NMlC4 Coal burning: Towns pay a high price for power. Story:http://bit.ly/17NMllR Graphic: http://bit.ly/17NMlC4

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kathy_bergen: RTA lawsuit to reclaim sales taxes is dealt a blow http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-0904-rta-20130904,0,2030169.story … RTA lawsuit to reclaim sales taxes is dealt a blow http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-0904-rta-20130904,0,2030169.story

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Jenny McCarthy Endorses Controversial E-Cigarettes Jenny McCarthy is no stranger to controversy, so it shouldn’t be surprising that her endorsement of e-cigarettes is raising some eyebrows. The South Side Chicago native and former Playboy bunny signed on as a spokesperson for Blu e-cigarettes, one of many brands of the popular re-chargeable or disposable devices that have little or no levels of nicotine, and produce water vapor instead of smoke.

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Urlacher: Bears Faked Injury to Slow Down Opponents The Chicago Bears have always been known for their tenacious defense, but according to former linebacker Brian Urlacher, the team had a special arrow in their quiver when it came to using trickery to gain an edge. Speaking in his role as an analyst for Fox Sports 1, Urlacher described how the Bears had a designated "dive guy" who would, upon receiving a signal from a coach on the sideline to do s

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Bomb threats at Kane County court buildings ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Sheriff’s Department is investigating bomb threats made against the Kane County Judicial Center, the branch court and the Elgin Branch Court.

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wics_abc20: Two teenagers are in custody in connection with a cop impersonator report. http://bddy.me/1dPvKBn Two teenagers are in custody in connection with a cop impersonator report. http://bddy.me/1dPvKBn

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Rep. John Shimkus: Obama’s Red Line Crossed, Not the Consensus – WLS Rep. John Shimkus: Obama’s Red Line Crossed, Not the ConsensusWLSCongressman John Shimkus (R-IL) published an op-ed on his website stating a red line may have been crossed in regard to Syria, but it’s President Obama’s, not one defined by a consensus. Shimkus writes that while he has yet to see classified …

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Outgoing Coles Sheriff Darrell Cox to run for Illinois House seat – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier Outgoing Coles Sheriff Darrell Cox to run for Illinois House seatJournal Gazette and Times-Courier“I will bring a common sense approach to address the pension problem, budget issues and bringing jobs to Central Illinois,” Cox, 55, said in a media release as to why he is seeking the nomination. State Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Charleston, currently …

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Fermilab’s ‘Dark Energy Camera’ One Of The Most Powerful In The World The Dark Energy Camera, built at Fermilab in Batavia, Ill., was mounted on the Blanco telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. (Credit: Reidar Hahn/Fermilab.) BATAVIA, Ill. (STMW) – Fermilab’s newest instrument, the Dark Energy Camera, offers a unique glimpse at the cosmos. In each snapshot it takes, more than 1,000 galaxies up to 8 billion light years away are revealed,

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Crackdown on bikes demanded at 1st Ward meeting Residents at a 1st Ward meeting Tuesday night pressed officials to crack down on bicyclists who ride on downtown sidewalks. read more

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Gestures from jail inmates prompt window covering A large jail in central Indiana now has a frosted film over its cell windows after years of troubles with inmates gesturing to people outside.

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Letter: New standards, new tests for Illinois students In the next few weeks, families here and across Illinois may find some surprising news in their mailbox or child’s backpack. Results from their child’s 2013 ISAT (Illinois Standards Achievement Test) will be inside. They may find their student who previously performed at the “meets” or “exceeds” level on our learning standards now “needs improvement.”

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amaloney24: Here’s a list of states that have/had term limits. http://tinyurl.com/keqhm8d Here’s a list of states that have/had term limits. http://tinyurl.com/keqhm8d

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amaloney24: In 2007, Chris Mooney (now director @IllinoisIGPA) contemplated how term limits might affect Illinois. What he said: http://tinyurl.com/kbpqfe9 In 2007, Chris Mooney (now director @IllinoisIGPA) contemplated how term limits might affect Illinois. What he said:http://tinyurl.com/kbpqfe9

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donovansuntimes: As a reminder, the officer was referring to the CPS Safe Passage school routes: http://bit.ly/15euAVQ As a reminder, the officer was referring to the CPS Safe Passage school routes: http://bit.ly/15euAVQ

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pjstar: Good morning – here’s the front page of today’s Journal Star: pic.twitter.com/iSjQbkh4Sr Good morning – here’s the front page of today’s Journal Star: pic.twitter.com/iSjQbkh4Sr

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Congressman Davis Comments on Illinois Politics U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis is commenting on Illinois politics. The Congressman says Jim Durkin will do a great job as Republican leader in the Illinois House: :davis1090413.mp3 Representative Davis says the Illinois po…

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Meet John Doe: Labor unions play a vital role in our local economy today By Paul Gorski Organized labor has been critical to the Rockford-area economy for decades. Families, local businesses and the local economy have all benefited from living-wage jobs in a variety of areas: education, government, building trades and manufacturing, just to name a few. Before the union-naysayers start rebelling: if we didn’t have living-wage jobs, we wouldn’t have the variety

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Inmate’s family wins wrongful death case The family of an inmate who died at the Metropolitan Correction Center in Chicago has been awarded nearly $1 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed 23-year old Habib Solebo died because jail staff failed to monitor his anti-seizure medication. He was found dead in his cell in May of 2007. Solebo was awaiting trial on drug charges.

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MaryAnnAhernNBC: MRE has one public event and YES he will take questions (it’s been 7 days) #RahmChicago MRE has one public event and YES he will take questions (it’s been 7 days) #RahmChicago

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Woman accused in southern Ill. chase A southern Illinois woman is free on bond after being accused of leading authorities on a high-speed chase that damaged a police car after it slammed into trees.

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Metra not invited to first Metra committee meeting? Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * The set-up… Gov. Pat Quinn appointed the 15-member group after weeks of controversy at Metra over the $871,000 severance package awarded to ousted CEO Alex Clifford and the allegations Clifford raised of political interference at the agency….Quinn asked the group to develop ways to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse at the […]

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Bowen to manage Daley campaign Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) A former top aide to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has accepted the role of campaign manager to Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Bill Daley. Thomas Bowen said in an exclusive interview with Capitol Fax he officially took the reigns of the Daley campaign on Tuesday after meeting with the candidate on multiple occasions in […]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
13th CD candidate Erika Harold picked as one of nine women "remaking the GOP" 2 CHAMPAIGN – Picked as one of The Daily Beast’s nine women "remaking the GOP," 13th CD GOP candidate Erika Harold was listed as a party-changer along with national Republican stars such as New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor…

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McLean County farmers will harvest more, but get paid less – Bloomington Pantagraph McLean County farmers will harvest more, but get paid lessBloomington PantagraphSoy Capital Ag Services released its corn yield estimates Tuesday, surveying 163 fields throughout every township in McLean County. Testers estimate the average yield will be 192 bushels per acre, the best outlook for corn since 2009, the company said …

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Services set for Ill. man killed by tractor Services are set for a 70-year-old man who was killed in a tractor accident on his southern Illinois farm.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Illinois Capital – Fort Mills Times DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Illinois CapitalFort Mills TimesFormerly an independent hotel, the property unveils a multi-million dollar transformation that includes contemporary upgrades throughout the hotel’s classic lobby and guest rooms. The hotel continues to be owned and managed by Horve Hospitality …

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Groups plan to inform community college students on health care – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Groups plan to inform community college students on health careChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteAnd they plan to let those students know they’ll have health coverage options when open enrollment begins Oct. 1 through the new state marketplace, a key part of health care reform. Citizen Action/Illinois and Champaign County Health Care Consumers …

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Finding stability at Menard County Fair – The State Journal-Register Finding stability at Menard County FairThe State Journal-RegisterFrom the Harper’s essay is this description of an encounter with a state legislator, most likely state Rep. Rich Brauer of Petersburg: “… we passed a barren hall where Menard County Republicans stood in booths, preparing to shake hands. Having …

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Push for teacher quality in Illinois takes toll on minority candidates – WBEZ 3 WBEZPush for teacher quality in Illinois takes toll on minority candidatesWBEZ“We’re seeing a diminution in the number of minority candidates who are passing this exam, so we’re worried about it,” said Gery Chico, chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education. Chico told Wegner he is seriously alarmed about data that show …

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Illinois: The New Fracking Frontier – Mintpress News Illinois: The New Fracking FrontierMintpress NewsDrilling for oil and gas in Illinois is nothing new, but the technology behind fracking has opened the doors to a new source of oil and gas previously thought to be out of reach. In the 1950s and 1960s, Illinois was a hot spot for U.S. oil production …

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Blame Madigan, not Tryon – Northwest Herald Blame Madigan, not TryonNorthwest HeraldIn his letter, Mr. Ganka implies, in typical Democrat campaign playbook form, that Tryon must not want pension reform because he voted against Speaker Michael Madigan’s bill. This logic is incredibly shallow and insults the intelligence of our community.

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danielbiss: Unicameralism! #justsaying RT @JohnAmdor Averaging 1.2 Unforced Nebraska References (UNRs) per class session. Could be a banner semester. Unicameralism! #justsaying RT @JohnAmdor Averaging 1.2 Unforced Nebraska References (UNRs) per class session. Could be a banner semester.

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Trib_ed_board: Illinois, take back your state http://trib.in/18BujOK Illinois, take back your statehttp://trib.in/18BujOK

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BillDaleyIL: I support the President on Syria http://billdaleyillinois.com/blog/syria/ I support the President on Syria http://billdaleyillinois.com/blog/syria/

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PatQuinnNews: Gov. Pat Quinn revives push to raise Illinois minimum wage http://www.snsanalytics.com/pIwYy5 Gov. Pat Quinn revives push to raise Illinois minimum wagehttp://www.snsanalytics.com/pIwYy5

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SenChapinRose: Rose to host ‘Save Money on Your Utility Bills!’ clinic in Clinton and Mt. Zion on 9/12, click here for more details. http://fb.me/6sX97ILAZ Rose to host ‘Save Money on Your Utility Bills!’ clinic in Clinton and Mt. Zion on 9/12, click here for more details.http://fb.me/6sX97ILAZ

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Morning Shorts: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) For those of you just joining us … http://bit.ly/15XIccj Capitol Fax #twill Morning Shorts: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) For those of you just joining us … http://bit.ly/15XIccj

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Metra not invited to first Metra committee meeting?: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorim… http://bit.ly/1dOP41rCapitol Fax #twill Metra not invited to first Metra committee meeting?: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorim… http://bit.ly/1dOP41r

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natashakorecki: In @ColbertReport first show back, we get ripped: "If America cared about shooting people, we’d be invading Chicago." In @ColbertReport first show back, we get ripped: "If America cared about shooting people, we’d be invading Chicago."

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Pro-coal school curriculum on the rocks in Illinois – Midwest Energy News Pro-coal school curriculum on the rocks in IllinoisMidwest Energy NewsA grinning cartoon character in a hard hat and safety goggles – shaped like the state of Illinois and also evoking a lump of coal — touts how reclaimed coal mines “let us balance our energy needs and our environmental needs.” This image is part of a …

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Illinois towns feeling burned by Prairie State coal plant – Midwest Energy News Illinois towns feeling burned by Prairie State coal plantMidwest Energy NewsCOAL: Illinois towns that contracted with the Prairie State Energy Campus are paying significantly more for electricity than neighboring communities, and will continue to do so for years. (Chicago Tribune). ALSO: Critics say Illinois officials are …

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State Rep. Jil Tracy 9/4/2013 State Rep. Jil Tracy 9/4/2013: Play now!Dave and Elizabeth chat with State Rep. Jil Tracy on this morning’s show. 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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ILBlogNetwork: Cap Fax: Bowen to manage Daley campaign http://dlvr.it/3vmjNh Cap Fax: Bowen to manage Daley campaign http://dlvr.it/3vmjNh

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Editorial: Cooler heads should prevail in year-round talks Yesterday would have been a great day to start the school year.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Dietz announces for 62nd House District 2 LAKE COUNTY – Gerald (Jerry) Dietz, 44 announced Tuesday that he would seek the Republican nomination for 62nd State Representative District, a Lake County House seat now held by Democrat Sam Yingling. "I will fight for pension reform, property tax…

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Illinois on the pension hook for $620 Billion 2 By Ted Dabrowski – Opponents of pension reform try to downplay Illinois’ $100 billion in official pension debt because it’s "not due at one point in time." They like to compare the pension debt to a "mortgage," which is paid…

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