Today’s headlines — Friday, Sept. 6

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Editorial: More reasons for RICO to hire professional manager We wish we had the blueprint for steadying the precarious financial base on which Rock Island County’s Hope Creek Care Center sits. We’re assured by county leaders that they are keeping all options open in the effort
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Union and IDES to Meet over Unemployment Office [ooyala code="V3Yjg5ZTquiINF9j4TY9qj0sxMEaNRLx" player_id="728b068401c44c3e960e1c9f3ab47295"] Quad City Federation of Labor President Dino Leone has confirmed he’s meeting with Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Director Jay Rowell Friday. As News Eight’s John David reported on August 26th and the 27th, the IDES would move its office right around the corner in the same building of 5

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Marching Illini to get permanent practice field After more than a century of bouncing from one practice field to another, the Marching Illini will get a permanent practice facility in 2014. CHAMPAIGN — After more than a century of bouncing from one practice field to another, the Marching Illini will get a permanent practice facility in 2014. read more

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Chicago may pay $12.3M for 2 police torture cases A Chicago City Council committee is expected to consider more payouts for exonerated inmates who say police tortured them into giving false confessions.

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Thomson prison poised to open, officials say – Freeport Journal-Standard 2 The RepublicThomson prison poised to open, officials sayFreeport Journal-StandardIt’s always been, ‘Yeah, we’re going to do it.’ Of course, that was always the state before.” The state of Illinois built Thomson prison in 2001. But budget troubles kept it from fully opening, and its 1,600 cells housed fewer than 200 inmates before …Feds say money needed first to open Thomson prisonThomson Correct

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Cal City hiring consultant to help hire economic development director – nwitimes.com Cal City hiring consultant to help hire economic development directornwitimes.comThird Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones said he’d like to see some assurances that applicants of racial or ethnic minorities are considered for the position. Voorhees said there likely would be some ad postings on websites that appeal to black and Latino …

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Video: Dillard’s endorsement sparks Reboletti’s run for Senate – The Doings Clarendon Hills 2 Video: Dillard’s endorsement sparks Reboletti’s run for SenateThe Doings Clarendon HillsLongtime office holder Kirk Dillard won’t be seeking re-election, as he is running for governor. And it was Dillard’s support that was the key for Reboletti to decide to run. His primary opponent could likely be Chris Nybo, who ran unsuccessfully …Reboletti to seek Dillard’s Illinois Senate seatState Rep. Reb

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Our View: A big step in township elimination – Northwest Herald Our View: A big step in township eliminationNorthwest HeraldThose who defend township government in Illinois say it’s needed because it’s the closest level of government everyday residents have access to. In reality, township government is antiquated, spends a lot of taxpayer money, and is full of examples of …

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New Illinois GOP Leader Is Popular – Alton Daily News New Illinois GOP Leader Is PopularAlton Daily NewsBy John Gregory – Illinois Radio Network. Jim Durkin The new Republican leader in the Illinois House has fans on both sides of the aisle. Gov. Pat Quinn says he congratulated State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Westchester) on his selection last week for the job …

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KimberlyHoward: IEMA Conference Talks Natural Disasters, Violence. Full Story Here: http://fb.me/2JUd9Qz4R IEMA Conference Talks Natural Disasters, Violence. Full Story Here:http://fb.me/2JUd9Qz4R

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rvoltz: State’s new exams will put grade school students to the test More rigorous reading and math standards http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-testing-tougher-20130906,0,5041799.story … State’s new exams will put grade school students to the test More rigorous reading and math standards http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-testing-tougher-20130906,0,5041799.story

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RutherfordDan: Trib: Rutherford introduces running mate If elected, says Kim would be business/jobs czar http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-rutherford-running-mate-0906-20130906,0,2668526.story … pic.twitter.com/UetzTpZ2zE Trib: Rutherford introduces running mate If elected, says Kim would be business/jobs czar http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-rutherford-running-mate-0906-20130906,0,2668526.storypic.twitter.com/UetzTpZ2zE

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RonSandack: Finally some good Metra news!! John Zediker is an outstanding selection bringing credibility to a Board in need… http://fb.me/1VaNuu8NZ Finally some good Metra news!! John Zediker is an outstanding selection bringing credibility to a Board in need…http://fb.me/1VaNuu8NZ

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IllinoisChannel: BREAKING #jobs The Aug jobs report shows 169-thousand jobs created. The unemployment rate is now 7.3%. BREAKING #jobs The Aug jobs report shows 169-thousand jobs created. The unemployment rate is now 7.3%.

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RodneyDavis: Getting ready to go on live with @WCIA3cynthia to talk about Syria http://ow.ly/i/34Rxb Getting ready to go on live with @WCIA3cynthia to talk about Syriahttp://ow.ly/i/34Rxb

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5 Jil Tracy strikes a conservative tone State Rep. Jil Tracy jumps into the 2014 race as Kirk Dillard’s Lt. Gov nominees, and plays her role as the conservative voice of the ticket. From: ben yount Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:48 More in News & Politics

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Quigley delivers setback to noise-weary O’Hare neighbors – Chicago Tribune Quigley delivers setback to noise-weary O’Hare neighborsChicago TribuneMike Quigley, a Democratic representative whose district includes the North Side and suburbs near the airport, to persuade the Federal Aviation Administration and the Emanuel administration to reduce the noise’s impact by altering air-traffic patterns.

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Groups announce major national mobilization for immigration reform in October – NBC Latino 33 Groups announce major national mobilization for immigration reform in OctoberNBC LatinoIllinois Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez, part of the bipartisan “Group of 7″ working on immigration reform legislation in the House, said he has signed onto proposed legislation, “now it’s my Republican colleagues’ turn to sign it and make it …

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Illinois, federal government in race to prepare for health care exchanges – Chicago Tribune MiamiHerald.comIllinois, federal government in race to prepare for health care exchangesChicago TribuneFor the nearly 2 million Illinois residents without health insurance, Oct. 1 has been hailed as the start of a new era. That’s the day when they and millions of other Americans have been told they can start signing up for new health insurance plans …Medicaid expansion gap could leave poor short

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mjzalewski: Not so, Charles. Tho it’s nice you’re focused on what matters as opposed to new doors “@CThomasABC7: 11 weeks later,Conf. Cmte hits a wall." Not so, Charles. Tho it’s nice you’re focused on what matters as opposed to new doors “@CThomasABC7: 11 weeks later,Conf. Cmte hits a wall."

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‘Cyber Aces’ identifies skills in emerging field SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials are offering a computer challenge to help people identify whether they’re skilled in the emerging field of cyber-security.

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GED Test Costs Rising in 2014 – WSIL TV GED Test Costs Rising in 2014WSIL TVCome January, the Illinois GED test will go from $50 to $120. Officials say it’s a lot of money to ask from … That is an awfully steep hike," says Matt Donkin, the Regional Superintendent for Franklin and Williamson Counties. He says there are …

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RonSandack: Whole lot of stupid. RT @chicagotribune: Firm apologizes for making job seekers dance at interview http://trib.in/162H1s9 Whole lot of stupid. RT @chicagotribune: Firm apologizes for making job seekers dance at interview http://trib.in/162H1s9

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MikeforIllinois: 2 days into circulating and we just confirmed our 250th verified signature turned in by volunteers! #petitioning #thanks #groundgame #twill 2 days into circulating and we just confirmed our 250th verified signature turned in by volunteers! #petitioning #thanks #groundgame #twill

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GovernorQuinn: Breaking the 100 million visitor mark for 2012 shows that the economic engine of tourism in #IL is firing on all cylinders! #TwillBreaking the 100 million visitor mark for 2012 shows that the economic engine of tourism in #IL is firing on all cylinders! #Twill

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MikeforIllinois: #ILGOP Treasurer candidate Bob Schillerstrom dropped out of the race today. Makes Tom Cross my likely opponent http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/schillerstrom-leaves-it-to-cross-bows-out-of-illinois-treasurers-race/ … #twill #ILGOP Treasurer candidate Bob Schillerstrom dropped out of the race today. Makes Tom Cross my likely opponent http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/schillerstrom-leaves-it-to-cross-bows-out-of-illinois-treasurers-race/ … #twill

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CarolMarin: These shameful cases should have been settled years ago…to serve justice. And save money. http://www.suntimes.com/22374750-761/123-million-settlement-in-police-torture-case-spares-daley-from-testifying.html … These shameful cases should have been settled years ago…to serve justice. And save money. http://www.suntimes.com/22374750-761/123-million-settlement-in-police-torture-case-spares-daley-from-testifying.html

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Repevans33: I’m out getting petitions in my district and ran into the president of Friends of Merrill Park Brenda Waters…. http://fb.me/2DaGGxcDj I’m out getting petitions in my district and ran into the president of Friends of Merrill Park Brenda Waters…. http://fb.me/2DaGGxcDj

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dailyegyptian: Paper stands may be empty by now, but you can read our e-Weekender right here online! http://bit.ly/17bMb4H Paper stands may be empty by now, but you can read our e-Weekender right here online! http://bit.ly/17bMb4H

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pjstar: Pickleball players hope sport can expand in Peoria http://zo.pe/bM1j Pickleball players hope sport can expand in Peoria http://zo.pe/bM1j

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chicagotribune: Des Plaines River flood plan calls for new levees, wetland, dam removal. http://trib.in/1dRraCG Des Plaines River flood plan calls for new levees, wetland, dam removal.http://trib.in/1dRraCG

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FOX 32’s Mike Flannery examines the causes behind — and possible solutions … – Chicago Sun-Times FOX 32’s Mike Flannery examines the causes behind — and possible solutions …Chicago Sun-TimesFOX 32’s Mike Flannery examines the causes behind — and possible solutions to — Chicago’s violence problem. By MIKE FLANNERY September 5, 2013 2:14PM. Left: Protestors march through Loop call attentihigh number homicides against young people …

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Local officials beam over interchange progress – SouthtownStar 1 Local officials beam over interchange progressSouthtownStarApart from being a headache for drivers, the lack of an interchange linking Interstates 57 and 294 was something of a slap in the face to the Southland, a regional official said Thursday. Before a ceremonial signing of the first beam for a ramp at the …

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Illinois Pension Promises Problematic I WGN I Brian Battle Brian Battle reports from WGN on Illinois’s pension program. From: Bond MarketTV Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:52 More in News & Politics

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County Pol’s Bid to Get Back ‘Personal’ Pics Postponed 2 The lawyer representing former Will County Board Member Kathleen Konicki pulled the plug on a hearing for a protective order due to business he had to attend to in Kankakee.

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Search Results – The Quad-City Times
Drought worsens, crops threatened Drought conditions worsened over the Quad-City region during the past week as no rain fell over what some are calling parched ground.

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Emanuel halts Midway lease talks, Tribune reports After months of working to put together a lease of Midway Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel abruptly halted the process Thursday after his administration said one of the finalists pulled out of the running. That left only one bidder vying for the landmark privatization deal, and mayoral spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton said Emanuel decided not to proceed because he thought a single wouldn’t bring a strong eno

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Letter: Mayor Morrissey owes taxpayers an explanation – Rockford Register Star Letter: Mayor Morrissey owes taxpayers an explanationRockford Register StarThe September 5 Rockford Register Star reported that the city of Rockford will be paying $300,000 back to the feds because the Human Services Department couldn’t account for how that sum was used. The city’s answer is to possibly disband that …

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mike quigley – Google News
FAiR Coaltion to meet with Cong. Quigley at his request – Morton Grove Champion FAiR Coaltion to meet with Cong. Quigley at his requestMorton Grove ChampionAt yesterday’s Chicago Department of Aviation meeting organized by Congressman Quigley and attended by most of NW Sides elected officials, Mike Quigley berated FAiR spokesperson Jac Charlier and Coalition members for wanting a seat at the table and …

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New Trier Officials to Hold Property Tax Appeal Workshop – Winnetka Talk 1 New Trier Officials to Hold Property Tax Appeal WorkshopWinnetka TalkCook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, Board of Review Commissioners Michael Cabonargi and Dan Patlak, Senator Daniel Biss, State Representatives Robyn Gabel and Laura Fine and New Trier Township Assessor JoAnn Shrier Gordon will be …

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Sentencing highlights change in heroin trafficking – The Southern Sentencing highlights change in heroin traffickingThe SouthernCHICAGO — A longtime fugitive was set to be sentenced Thursday for his reputed role leading what was one of the world’s largest heroin networks, extending from suppliers in Thailand to distributors working out of a boutique in Chicago. The sentencing …

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Prevention still the best and least expensive cure – The Southern Prevention still the best and least expensive cureThe SouthernThe goal at Southern Illinois Healthcare of Carbondale has been to reduce hospitalizations through partnering with physicians and other community medical avenues, said Vice President Woody Thorne of Community Affairs. One such partnership with Prairie …

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Pat Brady: Gay marriage good for business 16 BLOOMINGTON — Approving gay marriage in Illinois is not just the “right thing” to do, it also makes good business sense, the former head of the Illinois Republican Party said Thursday.

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Oasis Senior Center eyes site options, picnic LINCOLN — Officials at the Oasis Senior Center, which lost its downtown Lincoln building to fire June 21, say they are weighing the costs of three options for the future even as they raise mon…

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Deal To Lease Midway Is Dead, Mayor’s Office Confirms 18 (CBS) – Mayor Emanuel has shelved a plan to lease Chicago’s Midway Airport, the administration confirms. The Sun-Times reported Thursday that Emanuel told his staff the idea is off the table. One of two firms bidding on the project reportedly dropped out, removing competition. Skeptics said the plan to effectively privatize Midway – first discussed under former Mayor Daley – would result in disast

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MaryAnnAhernNBC: Who has GovQuinn approached to be his govlite? Tune in to NBC5 at 5p #ILGOV2014 Who has GovQuinn approached to be his govlite? Tune in to NBC5 at 5p #ILGOV2014

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Davis: Farm part of farm bill likely to pass U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis said Thursday he thinks Congress will pass a farm bill by the end of September dealing with agriculture programs such as crop insurance.

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Flu Shots Start Monday In Springfield Springfield – Fever. Chills. Body aches. All signs of flu. Flu season usually runs from October to March. But the Sangamon County Department Of Public Health is starting immunizations on Monday. "Each

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Plans To Move Rhythm City Casino To I-80 May Make Positive Impact With the possibility of moving the Rhythm City Casino to I-80, members of The Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau say the new move would make a positive impact on the area.

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WLS Chicago News, Weather, Traffic | Chicago Area News | ABC7Chicago – abc7chicago.com
Residents urged to steer clear of bats 50 One man in suburban Elgin learned his lesson from a close encounter with one bat, and in Villa Park, a woman found more than 50 in her home.

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Durbin, Bustos urge House to pass Water Resources Development Act – The Rock River Times 5 Durbin, Bustos urge House to pass Water Resources Development ActThe Rock River TimesA key provision of the Senate bill is modeled on the Water Infrastructure Now Public-Private Partnership Act, which authorizes improvements to the nation’s water infrastructure — including locks and dams along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers …

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IL Senator Working on Federal Concussion Law for Student Athletes – WSIU 8 IL Senator Working on Federal Concussion Law for Student AthletesWSIUIllinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is the sponsor of the Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act. The proposal would force public schools to immediately pull student-athletes from games or practice if there a concussion is suspected. States …

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rebootillinois: #Quote of the Day from @jiltracy: http://goo.gl/EJJGzw #ILGov2014 #pensions #Illinois #twILL #Quote of the Day from @jiltracy: http://goo.gl/EJJGzw #ILGov2014 #pensions #Illinois #twILL

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ingramlaw: Quinn administration tells lawmakers it won’t do outreach for #Medicaid expansion, then starts doing outreach. http://ow.ly/22ibPf #twillQuinn administration tells lawmakers it won’t do outreach for #Medicaid expansion, then starts doing outreach. http://ow.ly/22ibPf #twill

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MikeforIllinois: #ILGOP Treasurer candidate Bob Schillerstrom dropped out of the race today. Makes Tom Cross my likely opponent http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/schillerstrom-leaves-it-to-cross-bows-out-of-illinois-treasurers-race/ … #twill #ILGOP Treasurer candidate Bob Schillerstrom dropped out of the race today. Makes Tom Cross my likely opponent http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/schillerstrom-leaves-it-to-cross-bows-out-of-illinois-treasurers-race/ … #twill

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GovernorQuinn: Pleased to announce that #IL has set an all-time record for tourism! @enjoyillinois #Twill http://tinyurl.com/mcf42an Pleased to announce that #IL has set an all-time record for tourism! @enjoyillinois #Twill http://tinyurl.com/mcf42an

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Illinois Puts Microscope On How Grant Money Is Used – MyStateline.com MyStateline.comIllinois Puts Microscope On How Grant Money Is UsedMyStateline.com"It keeps organizations honest" says Sen Sam McCann (R-Carlinville). "It makes sure that grant dollars being administered by the state of Illinois are not being used for purposes other than what they should be used for." Gov. Pat Quinn (D-IL) also …

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No movement in IL pension reform – ABC7Chicago.com 2 ABC7Chicago.comNo movement in IL pension reformABC7Chicago.comRepublican Senator Matt Murphy, a committee member, blamed Democrats, who he says are under pressure from public sector unions not to cut pensions. "There’s fear of the unions politically that is inhibiting them from doing what everybody recognizes …

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La Grange resident to answer questions about Affordable Care Act LA GRANGE – La Grange resident Lori Martin of Envision Benefit Specialists will present an overview of the Affordable Care Act, the federally mandated insurance program that goes into effect next year, Sept. 9 at La Grange Public Library.

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illinoiscourts: Supreme Court Official Reports posted to the IL Courts website http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Opinions/recent_supreme.asp …Supreme Court Official Reports posted to the IL Courts website http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Opinions/recent_supreme.asp

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Sweeney Not Running Again For Elk Grove Township Committeeman As candidates began collecting signatures to appear on the March 2014 election ballot Tuesday, Elk Grove Township Republican Committeeman Mike Sweeney was not among them.

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Who’s Running with Pat Quinn? – NBC Chicago Who’s Running with Pat Quinn?NBC Chicago (blog)The candidates for governor are recruiting running mates for their campaigns. It’s unfamiliar to many political stalwarts because this is the first time they’ve had to choose instead of simply waiting for the winner or a lieutenant governor’s race. It …Illinois Governor Supports More EthanolIllinois’ Strict Marijuana Program Delays the Inevitable

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Whitley to retire from Illinois Chamber of Commerce 1 By Jamey Dunn Doug Whitley, president and chief executive officer of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, announced today that he plans to retire from the chamber next year.Whitley once considered a run for governor, but he said his political aspirations are behind him now. He said he had no interest in running for public office. “I am not a candidate for office. I flirted with that four years ago. I

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Gire wins journalism education honor – Chicago Daily Herald Gire wins journalism education honorChicago Daily HeraldDaily Herald Film Critic Dann Gire has won recognition from the Journalism Education Association for his advocacy for student journalists and for his years of teaching reporting and writing. The Friend of Scholastic Journalism award will be presented Nov.

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PatQuinnNews: Who’s Running with Pat Quinn? http://www.snsanalytics.com/ptwYy2 Who’s Running with Pat Quinn? http://www.snsanalytics.com/ptwYy2

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bmwheeler: The Lake County Sheriff is putting on drug awareness community forums. Check out their flyer for a location near you pic.twitter.com/O7ENVqAZFh The Lake County Sheriff is putting on drug awareness community forums. Check out their flyer for a location near youpic.twitter.com/O7ENVqAZFh

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GovernorQuinn: Pleased to announce that #IL has set an all-time record for tourism! @enjoyillinois #Twill http://tinyurl.com/mcf42an Pleased to announce that #IL has set an all-time record for tourism! @enjoyillinois #Twill http://tinyurl.com/mcf42an

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johnccorrigan: Mike Frerichs for State Treasurer #constantcontact http://conta.cc/1fxmPQA Mike Frerichs for State Treasurer #constantcontact http://conta.cc/1fxmPQA

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MikeforIllinois: Check out my interview with @wdws1400 about my race for Treasurer and why #Democrats need to win it back. http://www.wdws.com/audio/2013-09-03/mike-frerichs-932013.html … #twill Check out my interview with @wdws1400 about my race for Treasurer and why #Democrats need to win it back. http://www.wdws.com/audio/2013-09-03/mike-frerichs-932013.html … #twill

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Illinews: Moline: Durbin wants Assad ‘gone’ http://bit.ly/17Bky1X Moline: Durbin wants Assad ‘gone’ http://bit.ly/17Bky1X

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Dan Rutherford says Lt. Gov. would work to grow jobs 2 Republican state Treasurer Dan Rutherford says if he’s elected governor in 2014 his lieutenant governor’s primary focus will be creating and keeping jobs in Illinois.

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St. Charles man retires after $5M lottery win A 50-year-old St. Charles man is retiring early after winning a $5 million lottery prize.

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Glenbard North’s Diem goes to head of NIU’s class – Chicago Daily Herald 1 Glenbard North’s Diem goes to head of NIU’s classChicago Daily HeraldJacobs product and Olympian Evan Jager took fifth in steeplechase. At the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in July, Lake Park graduate Scott Filip, now at Rice, placed … Earlier at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships at Drake, which includes top …

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Quinn announces construction projects in Marengo, Crystal Lake 7 Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that more than $2.9 million of the state’s capital projects plan will go toward infrastructure improvements in Marengo and Crystal Lake.

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Former DuPage board chairman ends state treasurer bid – Chicago Tribune 1 Former DuPage board chairman ends state treasurer bidChicago TribuneFormer DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom ended his exploratory bid for state treasurer Thursday and said he is endorsing outgoing House Republican leader Tom Cross for the post. Schillerstrom, who ended a run for the 2010 Republican …

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Man breaks son’s arm, waits to take him to the hospital 200+ Decatur – Police say a man broke his own son’s arm.

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Man throws martial arts instructor at window 81 Decatur – A man is behind bars after attacking a local martial arts instructor.

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Trib_ed_board: Join @BruceDold for a talk on gay marriage w/ Rep. Greg Harris, @DebMell, @ThomasMoreSoc & @CatholicConfIL on Oct. 1: http://bit.ly/13epa0k Join @BruceDold for a talk on gay marriage w/ Rep. Greg Harris, @DebMell, @ThomasMoreSoc & @CatholicConfIL on Oct. 1: http://bit.ly/13epa0k

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davemckinney123: Appearing at 8:05 a.m. Friday on AM560 WIND Chicago w/@BigJohnandAmy to talk about the new $670k copper-plated doors at the Statehouse. Appearing at 8:05 a.m. Friday on AM560 WIND Chicago w/@BigJohnandAmy to talk about the new $670k copper-plated doors at the Statehouse.

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Winnebago County and Kane County CASA team up on poverty 1 Winnebago County CASA is teaming up with CASA Kane County to offer two workshops on poverty in the community.

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Quinn Releases State Money For Local Road Projects 21 WSIL — Illinois is pumping $9.4 million into new construction projects in Southern Illinois.

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DaveBakkeSJR: Dietrich says the only door he knows worth $600,000 was Jim Morrison. Dietrich says the only door he knows worth $600,000 was Jim Morrison.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Hultgren: President "failed to make compelling case" to attack Syria 18 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today attended a classified briefing for Members of Congress where the Obama administration presented its evidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against its citizens. He released the following statement regarding…

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Ill. village rejects residential poultry raising A southwestern Illinois village has scuttled a push to let residents raise poultry.

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Army Corp of Engineers releases flood plan for Des Plaines River 2 The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers says it has a new flood-control plan that could prevent a repeat of last spring’s historic floods and millions of dollars of damage along the Des Plaines River. The agency has released a new list of flood control projects that includes removing several dams from the River. It also includes new levees and flood walls in Des Plaines, River Grove, Riverside and near Sc

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Ill. husband ordered to pay $6M for wife’s death A suburban Chicago man who was convicted in the death his 54-year-old wife was ordered to pay her family $6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Editorial: Why the Kankakee Farmers Market works 4 It is one of the success stories of downtown Kankakee. Every Saturday morning in downtown Kankakee in the summertime hundreds of folks gather for the farmers market. It’s fun. It’s a traffic stopper. It’s an artistic

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College students most at-risk for identity theft 1 College students are being urged to take steps to avoid identity theft as they head back to campus. The Better Business Bureau issued a release Wednesday that says college students are the most at-risk group for identity theft because of their high use of social media and smartphones.

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Woman pepper sprayed near popular Lakeview restaurant 3 Police are looking for a woman who pepper-sprayed another woman in the face in the Lakeview neighborhood. It happened at 10 o’clock Wednesday morning in front of the Ann Sather restaurant in the 900 block of West Belmont. The 45-year old victim told police the suspect tried to steal her cell phone. She was treated at the hospital for minor injuries.

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Quad Cities Area Launches Public Survey To Study Travel Patterns 1 (Rock Island, September 6, 2013) — Great places start with a plan. Every five years, the Quad Cities Area updates its Long Range Transportation Plan. The update process examines and reflects changes in

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Davis Honored by National Senior Advocacy Group DECATUR — Representative Rodney Davis was presented with the “Summer 2013 Champion of Seniors Award" by The Grange, a national, nonpartisan grassroots organization that advocates on behalf of America’s rural seniors, for his outstanding leadership on behalf of seniors.

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State Senator Andy Manar Hosts Local Senior Fair TAYLORVILLE — Nearly 100 seniors and local residents visited the Taylorville Senior Center for a Senior Fair hosted by State Senator Andy Manar (D–Bunker Hill).

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Ill.-based company fined for injury at Wis. plant An Illinois-based company has been fined more than $185,000 after a worker was severely burned at a Wisconsin plant where five people have been killed since 2008.

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Golf cart fleet destroyed in suspicious Morton Grove fire 4 Forty-five golf carts were destroyed Monday when a fire spread through an area of a Cook County Forest Preserve golf course near north suburban Morton Grove.

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WIU listed among Illinois affordable colleges Press release submitted by WIU MACOMB, IL — Western Illinois University has earned a spot among 38 other Illinois colleges and universities ranked for providing the greatest lifetime return on investment. AffordableCollegesOnline

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State steps in to save senior hot lunch program The state of Illinois has stepped in to save a program serving hot lunches to seniors living in more than a dozen east-central Illinois counties.

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Sen. McCarter announces his candidacy for State Senate in 2014 2 State Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) has signaled his intention to run for election in 2014 for the 54th State Senate District. He stated the following: My experience in the Senate, as a small business owner and job creator in the manufacturing sector will continue to enable me to fight for the people of southern Illinois. We need jobs, the best and most respectable solution to provide

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Federal judge orders state to produce documents in pending Murray Center case 3 Those fighting to preserve quality care for the residents of Warren G. Murray Developmental Center in Centralia received good news on Tuesday when a federal court judge ordered the state of Illinois to produce specific documents related to the proposed closure of the facility, despite the state’s motions of protest. The order, issued Sept. 3 by Judge Marvin Aspen, relates to more than 100

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Grafton sells water system to Illinois American Water Company

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Grayville school board changes athletic penalties A change in wording of the extracurricular activity/athletic code of conduct was approved at a special meeting of the Grayville School Board Thursday night.

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Study: Tax breaks available to nearly 1 million 5 About 957,000 Illinois residents will be eligible for new federal tax credits aimed at helping with the cost of plans purchased on the state’s health insurance exchange, according to a study by Families USA.

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Clarification: Future of University of Illinois Online Courses CHAMPAIGN – We have a clarification to report a story that was posted on http://www.wandtv.com this week.Our report erroneously implied the future of University of Illinois’ online programs were in doubt.

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Woman Charged With Raping Man, Bond Set At $75K 1K (STMW) — A 33-year-old man was allegedly held at gunpoint and forced to have sex with a woman in the backseat of a car after the woman’s female companion offered him a ride on the Near North Side over the summer. The man begged one of his tormentors — who demanded he place his hands on her breasts and buttocks during the July 26 attack — to stop, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Amanda Pills

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Tom Ricketts says quick fix not in cards for Cubs – Chicago Sun-Times 1 Tom Ricketts says quick fix not in cards for CubsChicago Sun-TimesIn a conversation with the Sun-Times on Wednesday, Ricketts promised no splashy, expensive moves to reverse four consecutive years of losing on the field and at the gate. And he made no assurances that the third-highest ticket prices in the sport would …

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How Do TIFs Work in Chicago? WBEZ Uses Sharpies to Explain – Patch.com How Do TIFs Work in Chicago? WBEZ Uses Sharpies to ExplainPatch.comThe fine folks over at Curious City, WBEZ’s excellent series that answers all your Chicago-related quandaries, set out to provide an easy to understand look at TIF districts. What they ended up with was Sharpie drawings and a straightforward video that …Untangling TIFs

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Little Discussion on Proposed Galesburg Bond Issuance – WGIL Radio News Little Discussion on Proposed Galesburg Bond IssuanceWGIL Radio NewsAldermen this week heard on first reading the proposal for a 20-year General Obligation Bond issuance that would help bankroll the construction of infrastructure needed for the hotel/retail development — bonds that would be paid back with funds from a …

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Lake County volunteers need help preserving Des Plaines River – Vernon Hills Review 4 Lake County volunteers need help preserving Des Plaines RiverVernon Hills ReviewThe Illinois Paddling Council and OpenLands are looking for volunteers to walk shorelines or float in canoes to clean up the river, beginning at 9:30 a.m.. Along the banks of the Des Plaines ahead of the third annual event, Paul Klonowski says he …

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Illinois’ Strict Marijuana Program Delays the Inevitable – ChicagoNow 61 Illinois’ Strict Marijuana Program Delays the InevitableChicagoNow (blog)Early last month, Governor Pat Quinn’s signature officially made Illinois the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana. It’s a step in the right direction…but that’s all I’ll give it. You see, Illinois’ marijuana law is different than the others …

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Lincoln Jaycees seek haunted house volunteers – Lincoln Courier Lincoln Jaycees seek haunted house volunteersLincoln CourierThe Lincoln Jaycees haunted house will return to Lincoln Oct. 11 at the Jaycees Center, 325 S. Chicago St. Volunteers must be at least 16-years-old. Monetary donations as well as paint, nails and tools would be welcome. Those interested in volunteering …

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From 2007: Nothing but the best — on taxpayers’ tab; $28 million rehab of … – Chicago Sun-Times 30 Chicago Sun-TimesFrom 2007: Nothing but the best — on taxpayers’ tab; $28 million rehab of …Chicago Sun-TimesJack Franks (D-Woodstock). “But it doesn’t mean we should waste taxpayers’ money. You see these types of expenditures, and you have to question whether we could have gotten the same effect for a lot less.” Work began in 2001. Aides to House Speaker …

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Legislators host back-to-school party – The Doings Western Springs Legislators host back-to-school partyThe Doings Western SpringsSteven Landek and state Rep. Lisa Hernandez to host his Second Annual Back to School Party from 1-4 p.m. on Aug. 3 at Ehlert Park, located at 4315 Park Ave. in Brookfield. There will be a free dental checkup station, immunization record reviews and …

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U. of Illinois plans $4.45 billion budget – Peoria Journal Star U. of Illinois plans $4.45 billion budgetPeoria Journal StarUniversity of Illinois administrators are proposing a $4.45 billion operating budget for the fiscal year that ends in June — a 1.2 percent increase. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports that’s the smallest increase in years. The proposed budget …

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End of the Road for Speed Traps? – TIME 200+ End of the Road for Speed Traps?TIMEAfter reading the recent Illinois speed-limit bill and discussing it with sponsor Jim Oberweis, it is clear to me that the bill was intended to cover, and should apply to, metro Chicago for the same reasons that it makes sense downstate. The speed …

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Studies take early look at health law’s premiums – Chicago Daily Herald Studies take early look at health law’s premiumsChicago Daily HeraldWASHINGTON — Coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law won’t be cheap, but cost-conscious consumers hunting for lower premiums will have plenty of options, according to two independent private studies. A study released Thursday by …

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Who’s Running with Pat Quinn? – NBC Chicago NBC Chicago (blog)Who’s Running with Pat Quinn?NBC Chicago (blog)By Mary Ann Ahern. | Thursday, Sep 5, 2013 | Updated 2:19 PM CDT. View Comments (. ) |. Email. |. Print. Who’s Running with Pat Quinn? Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at the first meeting of the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force on Tuesday, Sept.

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WTVP-TV general manager Chet Tomczyk pulling double duty – Peoria Journal Star WTVP-TV general manager Chet Tomczyk pulling double dutyPeoria Journal StarIllinois isn’t the only state cutting back on funds for public broadcasting. The governor of Kansas looks to cut state support for public TV and radio stations by 40 percent, or about $400,000. In Ohio, the public TV station in Toledo has lost 45 …

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Enrollment down slightly at ISU – The State Journal-Register Enrollment down slightly at ISUThe State Journal-RegisterNORMAL — Enrollment is slightly down at Illinois State University at the beginning of this school year, but incoming freshmen have higher GPAs and ACT scores. The Normal school released enrollment figures today. Undergraduate and graduate enrollment …

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Grundy County board member running for Congress – KWQC 6 Grundy County board member running for CongressKWQC 6He faces Republican state Rep. Darlene Senger of Naperville in the GOP primary. The seat is currently held by Democrat Bill Foster of Aurora. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast …GOP Grundy County board member to announce run for Congress in 11th District

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StateRepSara: Tune in to WBEZ right now to hear Nettelhorst’s own Jacqueline Edelberg discuss her book, "How to Walk to School." http://www.wbez.org/player Tune in to WBEZ right now to hear Nettelhorst’s own Jacqueline Edelberg discuss her book, "How to Walk to School."http://www.wbez.org/player

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ChrisBWills: What’s better than a visit to the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum? A SPOOKY visit! http://ow.ly/oBat1 What’s better than a visit to the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum? A SPOOKY visit! http://ow.ly/oBat1

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Illinews: Southtown: Forum: Changes to improve RTA http://bit.ly/1dTLEuz Southtown: Forum: Changes to improve RTA http://bit.ly/1dTLEuz

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ILConnected: SJ-R: It’s a beautiful day for the Friend-in-Deed Golf Outing at Piper Glen Golf Club….: It’s a beautiful da… http://on.fb.me/17z1Bgc SJ-R: It’s a beautiful day for the Friend-in-Deed Golf Outing at Piper Glen Golf Club….: It’s a beautiful da… http://on.fb.me/17z1Bgc

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amaloney24: GOP guv candidate Bruce Rauner wants to impose term limits. But a 1994 Supreme Court ruling may stand in his way. http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/09/04/terms-9-4-2013.aspx … GOP guv candidate Bruce Rauner wants to impose term limits. But a 1994 Supreme Court ruling may stand in his way.http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/09/04/terms-9-4-2013.aspx

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rebootillinois: Here is your one-stop-shop on all #Illinois news in our Daily Tip-Off: #twILL – http://ow.ly/owpqa Here is your one-stop-shop on all #Illinois news in our Daily Tip-Off: #twILL –http://ow.ly/owpqa

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IL_Observer: Gov. Pat Quinn will launch "major" interchange construction project; I-294 South and 147th Street, Posen; 11 am. #twill Gov. Pat Quinn will launch "major" interchange construction project; I-294 South and 147th Street, Posen; 11 am. #twill

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IL_Observer: Yarbrough Denies Endorsement of Cook Board Candidate Richard Boykin http://wp.me/p2kvOk-2WD Yarbrough Denies Endorsement of Cook Board Candidate Richard Boykin http://wp.me/p2kvOk-2WD

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BenYount: When Pat Quinn (king of ballot initiatives in IL) says a petition drive is a bad idea, it’s something worth noting. http://ow.ly/oAFuu When Pat Quinn (king of ballot initiatives in IL) says a petition drive is a bad idea, it’s something worth noting. http://ow.ly/oAFuu

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Nathan_WGEM: Texting while driving on Illinois roads is illegal and deadly, but local drivers are still doing it. http://www.wgem.com/story/23345853/2013/09/05/texting-while-driving-continues-to-be-a-problem … Texting while driving on Illinois roads is illegal and deadly, but local drivers are still doing it. http://www.wgem.com/story/23345853/2013/09/05/texting-while-driving-continues-to-be-a-problem

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JamesEWebb: Scoop by @BillRuthhart: Revolving door links one of #MayorRahmEmanuel’s closest advisors to indicted ex-comptroller. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-city-comptroller-indicted-0905-20130905,0,2062517.story … Scoop by @BillRuthhart: Revolving door links one of #MayorRahmEmanuel’s closest advisors to indicted ex-comptroller.http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-city-comptroller-indicted-0905-20130905,0,2062517.story

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Illinews: Joliet: Poll: Statehouse renovation http://bit.ly/13jz9S7 Joliet: Poll: Statehouse renovation http://bit.ly/13jz9S7

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rkprsolutions: Illinois Image: U of I President Stan Ikenberry http://www.lib.niu.edu/1983/ii830405 pic.twitter.com/34fhyQhMSg Illinois Image: U of I President Stan Ikenberryhttp://www.lib.niu.edu/1983/ii830405 pic.twitter.com/34fhyQhMSg

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saukvalley: Feds ready, money not for Thomson http://bit.ly/1cL6ZSN Feds ready, money not for Thomson http://bit.ly/1cL6ZSN

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saukvalley: JUST IN: Feds ready to make Thomson prison a federal facility. Problem: Getting the money – http://shawurl.com/ral @RepCheri @SenatorDurbin JUST IN: Feds ready to make Thomson prison a federal facility. Problem: Getting the money – http://shawurl.com/ral@RepCheri @SenatorDurbin

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MikeforIllinois: While in #EastMoline got to see outside of the massive #JohnDeere harvester plant. Built by proud @UAW members #twill pic.twitter.com/rAuRHfreMW While in #EastMoline got to see outside of the massive #JohnDeere harvester plant. Built by proud @UAW members #twill pic.twitter.com/rAuRHfreMW

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ILSenateGOP: The prospect of Illinois moving to a graduated income tax has been grabbing headlines lately. Read more about… http://fb.me/1kUrtaWLH The prospect of Illinois moving to a graduated income tax has been grabbing headlines lately. Read more about…http://fb.me/1kUrtaWLH

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GovernorQuinn: Here in #PosenIL to kick off construction & sign the 1st steel girder of the new I-294/I-57 ramp pic.twitter.com/eZCwdxmRM4 Here in #PosenIL to kick off construction & sign the 1st steel girder of the new I-294/I-57 ramp pic.twitter.com/eZCwdxmRM4

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RichTwpGOP: With @RutherfordDan at the official #LtGov announcement. Congrats to #SteveKim. #ILNEEDSGOPGOV pic.twitter.com/0KNwn6dBcvWith @RutherfordDan at the official #LtGov announcement. Congrats to #SteveKim. #ILNEEDSGOPGOVpic.twitter.com/0KNwn6dBcv

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AndyManar: If you live around Morrisonville, feel free to stop by the City Hall – 307 SE 6th St – tonight for our Capitol on… http://fb.me/2sDPMkL2Y If you live around Morrisonville, feel free to stop by the City Hall – 307 SE 6th St – tonight for our Capitol on… http://fb.me/2sDPMkL2Y

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natashakorecki: . @RutherfordDan says copper-plated doors at Capitol are not to his office — says fancy stuff put together by architects #twill . @RutherfordDan says copper-plated doors at Capitol are not to his office — says fancy stuff put together by architects #twill

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MikeforIllinois: Join the @AFLCIO and tell #WALMART to respect workers and pay a #LivingWage! http://act.aflcio.org/c/18/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=7085 … #twill #labor @chicagoaflcio Join the @AFLCIO and tell #WALMART to respect workers and pay a #LivingWage! http://act.aflcio.org/c/18/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=7085 … #twill #labor @chicagoaflcio

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KevinCraver: From my @nwherald blog: "Heads we win tails you lose" perception with ethics commissions is a problem: http://shawurl.com/ram #in #twill From my @nwherald blog: "Heads we win tails you lose" perception with ethics commissions is a problem: http://shawurl.com/ram#in #twill

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monicadavey1: $669,608 bill for new doors at the state Capitol in Illinois, home to the nation’s most underfunded pension system. http://www.suntimes.com/22360648-761/critics-knock-669608-state-capitol-doors-it-doesnt-look-right.html … $669,608 bill for new doors at the state Capitol in Illinois, home to the nation’s most underfunded pension system.http://www.suntimes.com/22360648-761/critics-knock-669608-state-capitol-doors-it-doesnt-look-right.html

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MaryAnnAhernNBC: #ILGOPGov2014 on Springfield reno and those gold doors: "inappropriate" #twill #ILGOPGov2014 on Springfield reno and those gold doors: "inappropriate" #twill

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MaryAnnAhernNBC: DanRutherford announces SteveKim as his running mate #ILGOV2014 pic.twitter.com/2hIhTHt3i5 DanRutherford announces SteveKim as his running mate #ILGOV2014pic.twitter.com/2hIhTHt3i5

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DHBobSusnjara: Political candidates surfacing in Illinois. This guy says he’s in @ilhousegop primary in March. http://bit.ly/1dUiKu6 Political candidates surfacing in Illinois. This guy says he’s in @ilhousegop primary in March. http://bit.ly/1dUiKu6

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wlsam890: ICYMI: An update on Don Wade from Roma http://bit.ly/Yz8uwY ICYMI: An update on Don Wade from Roma http://bit.ly/Yz8uwY

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benestes: RT @ChicagoBreaking: More Burge torture settlements: $12.3 million http://trib.in/1amcwle RT @ChicagoBreaking: More Burge torture settlements: $12.3 millionhttp://trib.in/1amcwle

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sbjmonthly: NEWS RELEASE LLCC Foundation to announce fundraising campaign http://fb.me/1Zv1DfpQw NEWS RELEASE LLCC Foundation to announce fundraising campaignhttp://fb.me/1Zv1DfpQw

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Trib_ed_board: Feeling fat? Blame your favorite Chicago baseball team. http://trib.in/18vFhqa Feeling fat? Blame your favorite Chicago baseball team.http://trib.in/18vFhqa

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RichSaal: Popular aerial daredevils Benny & Betty Fox, sponsored by Ill State Journal, Sept. 1937. #spihistory pic.twitter.com/FwvqiOhbSy Popular aerial daredevils Benny & Betty Fox, sponsored by Ill State Journal, Sept. 1937. #spihistory pic.twitter.com/FwvqiOhbSy

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StatehouseChick: Site of proposed @wholefoods in Englewood. Bustling intersection. Yes! They exist on the South Side. pic.twitter.com/TaSFD6V0qd Site of proposed @wholefoods in Englewood. Bustling intersection. Yes! They exist on the South Side.pic.twitter.com/TaSFD6V0qd

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KathrynRemSJR: Boone’s Saloon will start serving breakfast on weekends, starting this Saturday. Boone’s Saloon will start serving breakfast on weekends, starting this Saturday.

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MikeforIllinois: Turn your daily commute into a petitioning drive! Download the official petition here. http://www.frerichsforillinois.com . #twill pic.twitter.com/r2z6E4USKI Turn your daily commute into a petitioning drive! Download the official petition here. http://www.frerichsforillinois.com . #twill pic.twitter.com/r2z6E4USKI

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chicagonewsnow: 2 years for ex-Secretary of State worker who took bribes http://dlvr.it/3w9l5m #chicago 2 years for ex-Secretary of State worker who took bribes http://dlvr.it/3w9l5m #chicago

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Illinews: Peoria PR: City of Dixon works to restore public trust http://bit.ly/1cLJ7P7 Peoria PR: City of Dixon works to restore public trust http://bit.ly/1cLJ7P7

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Illinews: KTVO: How has the summer’s weather affected farmers’ harvest? http://bit.ly/1dVlSpH KTVO: How has the summer’s weather affected farmers’ harvest?http://bit.ly/1dVlSpH

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rummanahussain: Lovely. They are setting up mousetraps in the press room at 26th & Cal Lovely. They are setting up mousetraps in the press room at 26th & Cal

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Ward_Room: Rahm Emanuel to appear on @LateShow w/ David Letterman Monday: http://bit.ly/15H0zy9 @ChicagosMayor Rahm Emanuel to appear on @LateShow w/ David Letterman Monday: http://bit.ly/15H0zy9 @ChicagosMayor

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Governor Quinn Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s "I Have a Dream" Speech CHICAGO — Governor Pat Quinn today joined millions across the globe in a simultaneous bell-ringing to commemorate the 50th anniversary, to the minute, of Dr… From: GovernorQuinn Views: 9 0 ratings Time: 05:07 More in News & Politics

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Governor Quinn Honors Illinois Workers by Fighting to Increase State’s Minimum Wage CHICAGO — On this Labor Day holiday, Governor Pat Quinn today honored workers across Illinois by visiting Chicago’s historic Fellowship Missionary Baptist C… From: GovernorQuinn Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 03:55 More in News & Politics

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Sen Chapin Rose on the Agricultural Economy from the Farm Progress Show in Decatur.. We talk with State Senator Chapin Rose (R), about the leading agricultural businesses located in Central Illinois, a… From: IllinoisChannelTV Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 04:03 More in News & Politics

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29 Meet Jil Tracy Illinois State Representative, Attorney & Businesswomen. Candidate for Lt. Governor. From: Dillard4Governor Views: 6 0 ratings Time: 05:57 More in News & Politics

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1 Jil Tracy discusses running for lieutenant governor, pension reform and her family’s business Illinois Rep. Jil Tracy, R-Quincy, discusses her candidacy for lieutenant governor as running mate to Sen. Kirk Dillard, who is one of four candidates seekin… From: Reboot Illinois Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 03:30 More in News & Politics

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Hon. Dan Rutherford, Treasurer, State of Illinois Hon. Dan Rutherford, Treasurer, State of Illinois June 29, 2011. From: CityClubofChicago Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 32:33 More in News & Politics

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3K Rep. Kinzinger speaks at Syria Hearing Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) makes the case at a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing for strong US action in response to the use of chemical weapons in Sy… From: RepAdamKinzinger Views: 4266 112 ratings Time: 06:41 More in News & Politics

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Question of the Day: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) This. Is. Awesome. Here’s go… http://bit.ly/13jWItTCapitol Fax #twill Question of the Day: Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) This. Is. Awesome. Here’s go… http://bit.ly/13jWItT

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BillDaleyIL: L’Shanah Tovah to everyone celebrating #RoshHashanah. Have a blessed and happy new year. L’Shanah Tovah to everyone celebrating #RoshHashanah. Have a blessed and happy new year.

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RepCheri: Today, @SenatorDurbin & I held a community meeting to talk about progress toward opening Thomson prison. pic.twitter.com/gMKcoG8teP Today, @SenatorDurbin & I held a community meeting to talk about progress toward opening Thomson prison.pic.twitter.com/gMKcoG8teP

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RepBobRita: Bob was glad to join the governor and others today to provide an update on the key I-57/294 interchange project: http://www.robertbobrita.com/news/ Bob was glad to join the governor and others today to provide an update on the key I-57/294 interchange project:http://www.robertbobrita.com/news/

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KimMaisch: Whitley leaving IL Chamber RT @ILChamber: Important Announcement from Illinois Chamber Chairman Ray Drake http://conta.cc/15GTCwY " Whitley leaving IL Chamber RT @ILChamber: Important Announcement from Illinois Chamber Chairman Ray Drakehttp://conta.cc/15GTCwY "

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KirkDillard: For all those celebrating #Rosh Hashanah: Wishing you a sweet, happy and joyful Jewish new year.… http://instagram.com/p/d5DKS3Ixsv/ For all those celebrating #Rosh Hashanah: Wishing you a sweet, happy and joyful Jewish new year.… http://instagram.com/p/d5DKS3Ixsv/

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More than 700 pages of emails the Tribune obtained through an open records reque… More than 700 pages of emails the Tribune obtained through an open records request provide new insight into Scott’s recommendation and business dealings with Ahmad.Emanuel’s top financial aide tied to indicted ex-comptrollerwww.chicagotribune.comA Tribune examination has found that Lois Scott, who is Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s chief financial officer, had close business ties to indicted former city comp

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Abe and Mary Todd enjoying the rebirth of their hotel namesake at yesterday’s ri… Abe and Mary Todd enjoying the rebirth of their hotel namesake at yesterday’s ribbon cutting. President Abraham Lincoln Hotel now a DoubleTree by Hilton

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Bruce Rushton eloquently gives us a look inside another nationally known Springf… Bruce Rushton eloquently gives us a look inside another nationally known Springfield icon — the Springfield Mile. http://illinoistimes.com/Springfield/

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DOWNTOWN BEAUTIFICATION: About $121,000 of TIF money will be used to streetscape… DOWNTOWN BEAUTIFICATION: About $121,000 of TIF money will be used to streetscape sidewalks on Adams, Seventh, and Jackson streets in downtown Springfield. How would you like to see these sidewalks improved?Council OK’s $121k in Downtown Streetscapingwics.comAbout $121,000 of TIF money will be going toward streetscaping in the capital city.Springfield City

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Logan County deputies are looking for the people who stole copper from a histori… Logan County deputies are looking for the people who stole copper from a historic 1890 chapel in Elkhart. Copper Stripped From Historic Chapelwics.comThere’s outrage in Elkhart, where deputies say copper was stripped from a historic chapel.Deputies s

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D86 Adds Temporary Position to Address Lack of Communication Plan 1 The new part-time communications director would help "develop a district communication plan,” acting Superintendent Bruce Law said.

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Illinois Philharmonic Giving Free Performance at Rialto 33 The Sept. 19 event will serve as an introduction to the concert series being presented by the orchestra, tickets for which go on sale that night.

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Illinois State Madison Championships Sponsored by EJ’s Place – Sept. 5, 2013 6 Tonight’s a big one! The last Illinois State Championship of the year, the final night to grab (double!) points for Rider of the Year, and a night sponsored by EJ’s Place, the host of the 2013 Ed Rudolph Velodrome Awards Dinner & Silent Auction! We are happy to work side by side with EJ’s Place once again, as they are a huge proponent to supporting not just track racing in Illinois, but man

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Forum: Changes to improve RTA One can debate endlessly whether the Metra Board’s agreement with former chief executive Alex Clifford was an efficient use of public funds. And you can wonder how public officials could appoint a board member who was not eligible because he had other government employment. As chairman of the board of the Regional Transportation Authority, I strongly believe that additional oversight of region

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Same sex marriage as an economic issue 1 Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * The first time I ever heard tourism used in a pro-same sex marriage argument was more than five years ago. Since then, other Midwestern states, such as Iowa and Minnesota, have legalized same sex marriage. So if there is any part of this story that is surprising to me, then […]

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But then there is this Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * We’re not number one… * But then there is this… In the fiscal year that just ended, the state let $135 million worth of no-bid, “emergency” contracts. That’s $34 million more than the year before, and 300 times the amount spent the last year of former governor Rod Blagojevich…A member of the […]

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Reboletti announces for Dillard’s seat; Scherer, Yingling face GE challenge Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * State Rep. Dennis Reboletti will seek the Senate seat Kirk Dillard is vacating in order to run for Governor… It’s too soon to tell if Reboletti will face a Republican opponent during the March primary. One person considering a bid is former state Rep. Chris Nybo, who was Dillard’s opponent for […]

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john shimkus – Google News
Shimkus against Syria attack: Kinzinger, Kirk backing Obama – Voices 3 Shimkus against Syria attack: Kinzinger, Kirk backing ObamaVoicesJohn Shimkus (R-Ill.) said on Tuesday he will not support President Barack Obama’s bid for congressional approval to attack Syria in the wake of reports of chemical attacks by the Syrian government against its citizens. “Until I see evidence of a real …

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Wisch: Illini’s Groce Burning Up The Recruiting Trail 400+ By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire. If that’s true, then right now John Groce is the Human Torch. This past weekend, Leron Black, a 6-foot-7 Top 50 forward out of Memphis, pledged his allegiance to Groce’s Illini program during an official visit in Champaign, canceling trips to Indiana, Tennessee and Baylor. Then on Wednesday night, Quentin Snider, a 6-foot Top

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Report: Rita Garman to be named Chief Justice 12 Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) 11:57 a.m. – Brian Mackey reporting… Garman would be the second woman to head the Illinois Supreme Court — and in fact, only the second woman to lead one of Illinois’ three branches of government. Based in Danville, Garman has been a lawyer since 1968, a judge since 1974, and on the […]

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Tom Weisner – Oswego, IL Patch
Giordano’s Pizza Sues Upstart Suburban Deli Over its Name There can be only one Giordano’s says famed pizza chain.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Democrat math: Illinois + gay marriage = $$ 41 Reacting to the news that the mayor of Minneapolis plans to visit Chicago on Thursday and urge same-sex couples in Illinois to travel to his city to get married, Gov. Pat Quinn (D) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) today…

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Schock: Rauner’s "carefully" worded denial about attack ads is Clinton-esque 9 BLOOMINGTON, IL – Earlier today, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner denied involvement in a negative ad campaign earlier this year, which many believe was designed to keep Congressman Aaron Schock from running for governor of Illinois. "That is absolutely false….

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Rep. Tryon to host health insurance information meeting October 9 4 CRYSTAL LAKE – 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 Care Act….

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Higgins on State Capitol’s $50M renovation 3 The Sun-Times cartoonist Jack Higgins’ comments on the Illinois General Assembly’s response to the state’s fiscal crisis: spending $50 million is spent on Capitol renovation, with $669,000 on three sets of bronze entry doors:

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
$670K Doors At State Capitol Inspire Jeers 14 CHICAGO (CBS) – Illinois State Treasurer and Republican candidate for governor Dan Rutherford has disavowed the controversial the $50 million dollar renovation going on at the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, including expensive new doors at three entrances. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Rutherford acknowledged he supported needed fixes and upgrades t

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tammy duckworth – Google News
Duckworth urges govt to look after soldiers in deep South – Pattaya Mail Duckworth urges govt to look after soldiers in deep SouthPattaya MailLieutenant Colonel Ladda Tammy Duckworth, Thai-born US Member of Parliament for Chicago, during her official visit to Thailand from August 27- September 3, said she was proud to be a Thai and a part to strengthen economic ties between the US and …

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pat quinn – Google News
Governor Quinn Kicks Off Construction of Tri-State Tollway and I-57 … – eNews Park Forest 14 Governor Quinn Kicks Off Construction of Tri-State Tollway and I-57 …eNews Park ForestPOSEN–(ENEWSPF)–September 5, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn today kicked off construction of a new ramp connecting northbound Interstate 57 to the northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294). The Governor was joined by local elected officials and labor …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
THIS JUST IN: Doug Whitley announces retirement 2 Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) From a press release… In the coming months, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce will embark upon a change in leadership. Doug Whitley, our talented and energetic President and CEO, has informed the Chamber Board of Directors that he plans to retire next June. We thank Doug for the long advance notice, which […]

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southtownstar – Google News
Our View: For purists, language tweaks OOC – SouthtownStar Our View: For purists, language tweaks OOCSouthtownStarThose who revere the English language are always fighting the forces of change. It’s mostly a losing war of attrition. For those forces see themselves as the spokesfolks for progress (this is progress?) and promote language as a living being that must …

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn & J. Alexander Martin #Fubu Pat Quinn (For Us By Us) plug #NBCC via YouTube Capture. From: J. Martin Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 00:35 More in People & Blogs

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announces funding to renovate SIUE Science Building Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn visited SIUE in late August to announce $23 million in funding for the renovation of the university’s old science building. From: Daniel Martinez Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 02:13 More in Education

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