Today’s headlines — Sunday, Sept. 8

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Editorial: Entrepreneurs needed now, more than ever Following Thursday’s discussion of the beauties of less regulation — and the growth of farmer’s markets, we now tackle the other half of the equation. The City of Kankakee has decided to enact a business license
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The Daily Journal Editorial News
Jim Nowlan: Swapping property taxes for income tax When it comes to school finance, Illinois is an embarrassment. We always rank 49th or 50th among the states on state funding for schools and in per pupil spending disparities among school districts. I propose we

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The Daily Journal Local News
I-57 speeder caught with $22K of heroin Illinois State Police recovered $22,400 worth of heroin during a traffic stop on Interstate 57 Wednesday. Rakeem S. Sallee, 23, of Urbana, and Tony L. Brock, 30, of Champaign, were arrested on drug charges after police

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
Chicago Marathon to Feature Four of World’s Fastest Runners Four of the world’s fastest marathon runners are scheduled to compete in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon next month. Kenya’s Moses Mosop, Dennis Kimetto and Emmanuel Mutai, and Ethiopia’s Ayele Abshero all rank among the top 11 marathon performers in history and will be running for the $100,000 prize when the race steps off Oct. 13. Mosop, a repeat runner in the event, is the top competitor a

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
Chicago Superfans Return to TV 2 With Da Bears gearing up for the start of da season, Chicago’s famous superfans are also returning to football. It may seem like decades since Saturday Night Live premiered Bill Swerski’s Super Fans, but it appears the comedic Chicago enthusiasts have returned to TV. In a recent commercial for State Farm’s Discount Double Check, Aaron Rodgers appears on an airplane next to two of Chicago’s famous

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News Democrat — Metro-east news
Area health departments work to ensure safe school cafeterias Although the kind of lunches and breakfasts served at area schools vary from day to day, one thing remains constant — local health departments will attempt to ensure the food…Click to Continue »

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News Democrat — Metro-east news
Does state law need to be changed to push governments to be more transparent? Legislation is needed to provide more incentive for municipalities to follow laws promoting government transparency, according to a nonprofit group and a local county administrator.Click to Continue »

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Chicago Sun-Times
WATCHDOGS: Firm got city deals after hiring lobbyist linked to indicted Rahm aide’s deputy THE WATCHDOGS: An insurance company got more than $2.5 million in business from the city of Chicago after hiring an Ohio lobbyist with ties to one of indicted former city Comptroller Amer Ahmad’s top aides at City Hall, a Chicago Sun-Times investigation has found.

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WAND – News
Decatur Police applicant pool different than normal Nearly 200 Decatur Police Department applicants are waiting to hear their test results. Saturday the department wrapped up stage one of testing, the physical and written examinations. There are seven

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WQAD.com
First Eat Local, Buy Illinois Products Day in September 2013 September 2013 became the first month to recognize a day dedicated to local agriculture. According to the Illinois General Assembly, in mid-August Governor Pat Quinn approved Eat Local, Buy Illinois Products Day. Recognized statewide, Eat Local, Buy Illinois Products Day will be the first Saturday of every month, the first one being Saturday, September 7. Illinois Stewardship Alliance’s Executive

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The State Journal-Register The Dome RSS
Fate of Jacksonville Developmental Center property still undecided JACKSONVILLE — Nine months after the last residents were moved out of the Jacksonville Developmental Center, local officials are still waiting to see what the state plans to do with the property.

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Search Results – The Quad-City Times
New casino player emerges with $250M plan A new developer’s unexpected announcement Saturday of a potential $250 million casino and multi-use project for Davenport roiled the city’s seemingly settled gaming situation.

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Local News
Area 4-H clubs join ‘It Can Wait’ campaign WOODSTOCK – Local 4-H members have joined more than 20,000 other 4-H’ers across Illinois in a campaign to reduce car crashes caused by texting while driving.

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The State Journal-Register Opinions RSS
Bob Heisse: Letters to Lincoln show what was on president’s mind before Gettysburg Address The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is putting together a fascinating book that will be available to visitors at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum during 150th anniversary observances of the Gettysburg Address.

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QCOnline Opinion News
Editorial: Future may ride on you How would you like to influence what roads and bridges are repaired or replaced? Where stop signs and sidewalks go? How about speed limits? Where to put a bike path? A crosswalk? A shopping mall? A health care complex?

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CLTV
CTA’s Ventra Card Starts Monday CTA’s new Ventra card can officially be used to pay for train and bus rides tomorrow. The Ventra card will eventually take the place of the other fare cards on the train and bus. Riders can still use their current fare cards for the next few months.

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Editorials
Our view: Coroner’s office can’t run on convenience Becoming a public official can be a difficult transition for some, particularly with the “public” portion of that title.

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education illinois – Google News
Illinois to increase sex education to fight STDs – Private MD Private MDIllinois to increase sex education to fight STDsPrivate MDIllinois schools will include mandatory sex education in their curriculum this year in order to curb rates of sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies among young people. The city has had some of the highest rates of STDs like chlamydia …

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fred crespo – Google News
Legislators discuss state spending, business aid in Hoffman Estates – Chicago Daily Herald 1 Legislators discuss state spending, business aid in Hoffman EstatesChicago Daily HeraldFred Crespo, a Hoffman Estates Democrat, said an example of spending that needs to be re-evaluated are two state colleges that have had a four-year graduation rate of 4 percent for the last 10 years. "I think we do have a spending problem," he said.

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illinois payday – Google News
Groce playing high stakes poker – Bloomington Pantagraph Groce playing high stakes pokerBloomington Pantagraph (blog)But because he is a guts poker player who knows that one good hand can lead to another, Groce is now trying to parlay this momentum into program-changing payday that would accelerate Illinois’ ascent back into the upper tier of national relevance.

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illinois policy – Google News
Policy group says 4 metro-east counties violate open government laws – Belleville News Democrat Policy group says 4 metro-east counties violate open government lawsBelleville News DemocratJust 12 counties in the state received a passing grade for online transparency from the Illinois Policy Institute. On the other end of the spectrum, five counties in the metro-east received some of the worst scores in the state and four were allegedly …

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jerry costello – Google News
Costello to visit Steeleville – The Southern Costello to visit SteelevilleThe SouthernJerry Costello II invites residents of Steeleville and surrounding areas to visit during his satellite office hours from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Steeleville Village Hall, 107 W. Broadway St. State Rep. Costello will be available to answer questions …

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rockford register star – Google …
My View: Government reform is possible – Rockford Register Star My View: Government reform is possibleRockford Register StarThe Rockford Register Star is one of our partners, and this is our first of what will be monthly columns. But several BGA investigations have already appeared in these pages, including a recent one on the Illinois Department of Transportation’s …

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illinois energy – Google News
Illinois Regulators Discount Smart Meter Fires – IEEE Spectrum Illinois Regulators Discount Smart Meter FiresIEEE Spectrum"Installers … received additional training to swap the analog meters for the digital ones, but they [were] not trained to perform extensive repairs to the old and deteriorated bases to which the meters are connected," the Chicago Tribune reported …

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dave luechtefeld – Google News
Local legislators not thrilled with idea – The Southern Local legislators not thrilled with ideaThe Southern“If you have term limits, a representative or senator’s staff becomes very important,” Luechtefeld about the ability to make an impact by the rules of the game in a limited time. He said the average lawmaker elected to office needs time which may take …

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illinois township – Google News
Decatur Township takes stronger presence online and on Facebook – Herald & Review Decatur Township takes stronger presence online and on FacebookHerald & ReviewAdditionally, it lists the general functions of the township and the history of Decatur. The township had previously maintained a website on the Townships of Illinois website, but it was discontinued several years ago. The township’s Facebook page …

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the southern – Google News
Farm Crawl is a first for Southern Illinois – The Southern Farm Crawl is a first for Southern IllinoisThe SouthernThe farm crawl will be from 1 to 6 p.m., and will feature more than 20 farms across six counties. The tour will be self-guided, which means individuals can visit whichever farms they choose in the allotted time. A detailed farm crawl map and guide will …

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southtownstar – Google News
Southtown Star: Judge says Lincoln Mall owner owes $100k more for repairs – eNews Park Forest Southtown Star: Judge says Lincoln Mall owner owes $100k more for repairseNews Park Forest (blog)Southtown Star: Judge says Lincoln Mall owner owes $100k more for repairs. 06 Sep 2013 06:23; Written by Staff; Category: Blog Posts; Print · Email · Tweet. Lincoln Mall is not quite dead yet. From Casey Toner at the Southtown Star: A Cook County judge …

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marcus evans – Google News
Corporations do more to put art on public display – Northwest Herald Corporations do more to put art on public displayNorthwest HeraldAt Neiman Marcus, one of the few luxury retailers to boast an art collection, the art-appreciation concept is extended to its customers by turning all 42 of its stores into galleries. At its Paramus, N.J., store, a Roy Lichtenstein screenprint …

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herald & review – Google News
Illini notes: Once again, Scheelhaase putting up gaudy numbers – Herald & Review Illini notes: Once again, Scheelhaase putting up gaudy numbersHerald & ReviewThe fifth-year Illini quarterback is letting numbers state the case that despite a 2012 season he’d just as soon forget, he’s still capable of being an effective leader for the Illini offense. After having a second straight outstanding game in Illinois …

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dave luechtefeld – Google News
Term limits as popular as ever – The Southern Term limits as popular as everThe Southern“If you have term limits, a representative or senator’s staff becomes very important,” Luechtefeld about the ability to make an impact by the rules of the game in a limited time. He said the average lawmaker elected to office needs time which may take …

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RutherfordDan: Home from great event in #Streator , about 150 people support at Knights of Columbus hall. Huge support fr Central IL home baseHome from great event in #Streator , about 150 people support at Knights of Columbus hall. Huge support fr Central IL home base

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danielbiss: Probably, but for reasons other than the fraught ambiguity of "liking". MT @CarolMarin Should I quit Facebook? http://fb.me/2byB7941BProbably, but for reasons other than the fraught ambiguity of "liking". MT @CarolMarin Should I quit Facebook?http://fb.me/2byB7941B

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BruceRauner: Early start to get to Gibson City for Ford County candidate forum. #BringBackIL Early start to get to Gibson City for Ford County candidate forum. #BringBackIL

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SenatorMcCarter: Perfect day at governors Run golf trny yesterday. Thanks to all those who attended &sponsored. Pics posted soon. Perfect day at governors Run golf trny yesterday. Thanks to all those who attended &sponsored. Pics posted soon.

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RepKellyCassidy: Hey @kylehillman – None of them were live tweeting? Kiss Baby, Smile, Check Phone (Over and Over) http://nyti.ms/1e0UAhO Hey @kylehillman – None of them were live tweeting? Kiss Baby, Smile, Check Phone (Over and Over) http://nyti.ms/1e0UAhO

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Repevans33: @ Jesse Owens Park Advisory Council (JOPAC) Walk-A-Thon http://fb.me/1XUKZFiHI @ Jesse Owens Park Advisory Council (JOPAC) Walk-A-Thonhttp://fb.me/1XUKZFiHI

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RonSandack: Yes, there is downside to the combination of technology & politics. Ex. A: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/07/nyregion/mayoral-candidates-wedded-to-smartphones-while-campaigning.html?hp&_r=0 … Yes, there is downside to the combination of technology & politics. Ex. A: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/07/nyregion/mayoral-candidates-wedded-to-smartphones-while-campaigning.html?hp&_r=0

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AndyManar: Congrats @ryancroke; good man for the job! Congrats @ryancroke; good man for the job!

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TribuneMM: Great reporting from @KatherineSkiba Illinois lawmakers get plenty of input on Syria http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illinois-lawmakers-syria-0908-20130908,0,1969400.story … Great reporting from @KatherineSkiba Illinois lawmakers get plenty of input on Syria http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illinois-lawmakers-syria-0908-20130908,0,1969400.story

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chicagonewsnow: Midway Airport Privatization: Rahm Emanuel May Still Seek Deal After Talks Called Off http://dlvr.it/3whdNz #chicago Midway Airport Privatization: Rahm Emanuel May Still Seek Deal After Talks Called Off http://dlvr.it/3whdNz #chicago

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pgiangreco: The lesson is: if you get stopped by cops dont tweet it #socialmediadumdum http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/evanston_skokie_morton_grove/chi-jay-cutlers-wife-ticketed-for-speeding-in-evanston-20130906,0,6984915.story … The lesson is: if you get stopped by cops dont tweet it #socialmediadumdum http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/evanston_skokie_morton_grove/chi-jay-cutlers-wife-ticketed-for-speeding-in-evanston-20130906,0,6984915.story

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BetterGov: Free BGA #FOIA Clinic Sept. 24 (reservation required) http://bit.ly/14pJsVw Free BGA #FOIA Clinic Sept. 24 (reservation required) http://bit.ly/14pJsVw

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mjzalewski: #wow #illini #wow #illini

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BruceRauner: Can’t compare to Harleys, but enjoyed seeing all the classic cars at the Monee Fall Fest car show. Can’t compare to Harleys, but enjoyed seeing all the classic cars at the Monee Fall Fest car show.

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AndyForSenate: I posted 15 photos on Facebook in the album "Pana Labor Day Parade | September 2, 2013" http://fb.me/2XiJIB0FK I posted 15 photos on Facebook in the album "Pana Labor Day Parade | September 2, 2013" http://fb.me/2XiJIB0FK

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ILNewsNetwork: KHQA-TV: What’s your take on Quincy’s Newcomb Hotel fire? Some are saying a fire was "bou… http://dlvr.it/3wg6pb KHQA-TV: What’s your take on Quincy’s Newcomb Hotel fire? Some are saying a fire was "bou… http://dlvr.it/3wg6pb

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rebootillinois: Check out the details of a memo on the new #pension reform bill here: http://goo.gl/6O9VPF Like it? Hate it? Let’s hear it! #twILL Check out the details of a memo on the new #pension reform bill here: http://goo.gl/6O9VPF Like it? Hate it? Let’s hear it! #twILL

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rebootillinois: Corruption is born when politicians draw maps and pick their voters. #ReMapIL @independentmaps http://goo.gl/74ccOQ Corruption is born when politicians draw maps and pick their voters. #ReMapIL @independentmaps http://goo.gl/74ccOQ

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hughdellios: #Chicago considering way around concealed-carry gun law #twill (from @AP) http://apne.ws/18DxnLu #Chicago considering way around concealed-carry gun law #twill (from @AP) http://apne.ws/18DxnLu

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RutherfordDan: Been in Gibson City & Kankakee; now off to Lake Cty #gop events in afternoon #twill Been in Gibson City & Kankakee; now off to Lake Cty #gop events in afternoon #twill

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at Kankakee 4th Ward #gop fundraiser #twill pic.twitter.com/wbKmeokMTK Spoke at Kankakee 4th Ward #gop fundraiser #twillpic.twitter.com/wbKmeokMTK

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mccann_sam: We had a great time at our Children’s Safety Expo in Chatham this morning! pic.twitter.com/zdopKgImAA We had a great time at our Children’s Safety Expo in Chatham this morning! pic.twitter.com/zdopKgImAA

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SenChapinRose: I-L-L I-L-L

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RutherfordDan: Arriving Freemont Twp #GOP picnic in Lake Cty. Back, again, to the county. #twill Arriving Freemont Twp #GOP picnic in Lake Cty. Back, again, to the county. #twill

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Napoleon_Harris: Tune in now http://chicaglandsportsradio.com to the TREY AND NAPO SHOW. Tune in now http://chicaglandsportsradio.com to the TREY AND NAPO SHOW.

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BenBradleyABC7: Istanbul advances over Madrid, will face Tokyo in 2020 Olympic host city vote. This is exactly what happened to Chicago’s 2016 bid. Istanbul advances over Madrid, will face Tokyo in 2020 Olympic host city vote. This is exactly what happened to Chicago’s 2016 bid.

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BenBradleyABC7: And the 2020 Olympics will be in… Tokyo. And the 2020 Olympics will be in… Tokyo.

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rebootillinois: $700,000 doors for the Capitol? You gotta be kidding! Thoughts, anyone? http://goo.gl/bfps8E #twILL $700,000 doors for the Capitol? You gotta be kidding! Thoughts, anyone? http://goo.gl/bfps8E #twILL

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RonSandack: http://ow.ly/i/35Dk9 More photos from the Grove Foundation outing! http://ow.ly/i/35Dk9 More photos from the Grove Foundation outing!

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danielbiss: Drone hunting in the news: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/09/06/want-a-license-to-hunt-drones-this-colorado-town-just-might-give-you-one/ … Sounds similar, but turns out to be unrelated to, HB1652: http://ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?GA=98&DocTypeID=HB&DocNum=1652&GAID=12&SessionID=85&LegID=72844 … #GoFigure Drone hunting in the news: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/09/06/want-a-license-to-hunt-drones-this-colorado-town-just-might-give-you-one/ … Sounds similar, but turns out to be unrelated to, HB1652: http://ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?GA=98&DocTypeID=HB&DocNum=1652&GAID=12&SessionID=85&LegID=72844 … #GoFigure

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JudyBaarTopinka: What fun catching up with my German American friends at the 48th Annual Von Steuben Day Parade in Lincoln Square! pic.twitter.com/v18A2ItUEs What fun catching up with my German American friends at the 48th Annual Von Steuben Day Parade in Lincoln Square! pic.twitter.com/v18A2ItUEs

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Ald_Kifowit: September is Hunger Action Month. I support Northern Illinois!! Get involved visit http://www.SolveHungerToday.org/HAM September is Hunger Action Month. I support Northern Illinois!! Get involved visit http://www.SolveHungerToday.org/HAM

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BruceRauner: At the Fremont Township GOP picnic. pic.twitter.com/HY3T9U11I6 At the Fremont Township GOP picnic. pic.twitter.com/HY3T9U11I6

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RayLong: #Syria attack opposed widely by vets in Congress http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/operations/320823-congressional-vets-line-up-against-action-in-syria … #obama #Syria attack opposed widely by vets in Congress http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/operations/320823-congressional-vets-line-up-against-action-in-syria … #obama

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Tweets from Illinews
Illinews: Moline: Preservationists push tax credit http://bit.ly/17KhT6a Moline: Preservationists push tax credit http://bit.ly/17KhT6a

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Illinews: Joliet: Major Joliet bridge project planned for ’14 http://bit.ly/17KmwwO Joliet: Major Joliet bridge project planned for ’14 http://bit.ly/17KmwwO

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progressIL: Catch up on the week’s political news with the PI Week In Review! http://bit.ly/1eqwyu9 #p2 #IL #TWILL Catch up on the week’s political news with the PI Week In Review! http://bit.ly/1eqwyu9 #p2 #IL #TWILL

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at Kankakee 4th Ward #gop fundraiser #twill pic.twitter.com/wbKmeokMTK Spoke at Kankakee 4th Ward #gop fundraiser #twillpic.twitter.com/wbKmeokMTK

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Illinews: WSIL: Saluki Football Fans Tailgate Home Opener http://bit.ly/1cU4GNs WSIL: Saluki Football Fans Tailgate Home Opener http://bit.ly/1cU4GNs

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Illinews: SJ-R: Trevor Clatfelter: Park development in Sherman to promote high quality of life http://bit.ly/13ulpE8 SJ-R: Trevor Clatfelter: Park development in Sherman to promote high quality of life http://bit.ly/13ulpE8

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Illinews: SJ-R: Text-alert help to be provided to seniors http://bit.ly/1e4dSTr SJ-R: Text-alert help to be provided to seniors http://bit.ly/1e4dSTr

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saukvalley: Illinois sales tax receipts rise 11 percent http://bit.ly/16aH59k Illinois sales tax receipts rise 11 percent http://bit.ly/16aH59k

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saukvalley: Chicago considering way around concealed carry law http://bit.ly/16aH4T0 Chicago considering way around concealed carry law http://bit.ly/16aH4T0

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Illinews: WICS: Business Leaders React to Proposed Wage Hike http://bit.ly/13uLqmW WICS: Business Leaders React to Proposed Wage Hike http://bit.ly/13uLqmW

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Illinews: SJ-R: Bernard Schoenburg: Whitley hopes for better days for Illinois http://bit.ly/16aWDKf SJ-R: Bernard Schoenburg: Whitley hopes for better days for Illinoishttp://bit.ly/16aWDKf

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Illinews: SJ-R: Andy Shaw: BGA strengthening its Springfield ties http://bit.ly/1fLlWUH SJ-R: Andy Shaw: BGA strengthening its Springfield ties http://bit.ly/1fLlWUH

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ILNewsNetwork: Galesburg: Reports of trees and power lines down all over Galesburg. What kind of damage ar… http://dlvr.it/3wqPfq Galesburg: Reports of trees and power lines down all over Galesburg. What kind of damage ar… http://dlvr.it/3wqPfq

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heraldandreview: Tupper: Does Groce have an ace up his sleeve? http://bit.ly/1fLiLfu Tupper: Does Groce have an ace up his sleeve? http://bit.ly/1fLiLfu

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Illinews: SJ-R: Bob Heisse: Letters to Lincoln show what was on president’s mind before Gettysburg Address http://bit.ly/1fLlVjo SJ-R: Bob Heisse: Letters to Lincoln show what was on president’s mind before Gettysburg Address http://bit.ly/1fLlVjo

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Illinews: SJ-R: Statehouse Insider: Let’s cut size of the legislature. Again. http://bit.ly/1fLlWUL SJ-R: Statehouse Insider: Let’s cut size of the legislature. Again.http://bit.ly/1fLlWUL

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Illinews: SJ-R: Our Opinion: Copper-plated doors at Capitol warrant outrage http://bit.ly/16aWDKi SJ-R: Our Opinion: Copper-plated doors at Capitol warrant outragehttp://bit.ly/16aWDKi

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CarolMarin: Bingo? Yes, bingo! Will be calling out the numbers 1130-2@Misericordia Family Fest! Bingo? Yes, bingo! Will be calling out the numbers 1130-2@Misericordia Family Fest!

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tweetchi: Photos: Illinois topples Cincinnati 45-17 http://bit.ly/17K7ck3 Photos: Illinois topples Cincinnati 45-17 http://bit.ly/17K7ck3

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OFA_Illinois: Join the fight in Springfield for #ImmigrationReform and join in on the weekly phone bank and strategy session. RSVP: http://ofa.bo/e4jw11 Join the fight in Springfield for #ImmigrationReform and join in on the weekly phone bank and strategy session. RSVP:http://ofa.bo/e4jw11

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ESPNStatsInfo: The Cardinals are back in first place, largely thanks to the efforts of Adam Wainwright on Saturday: http://espn.go.com/blog/statsinfo/post/_/id/72163/wainwright-pushes-cards-back-into-1st … The Cardinals are back in first place, largely thanks to the efforts of Adam Wainwright on Saturday: http://espn.go.com/blog/statsinfo/post/_/id/72163/wainwright-pushes-cards-back-into-1st

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breakingchinews: Security guard held on $1 million in West Side shooting: A nursing home security guard has been charged with… http://dlvr.it/3wrkv6 Security guard held on $1 million in West Side shooting: A nursing home security guard has been charged with… http://dlvr.it/3wrkv6

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Were YWCA Elgin kids racially profiled? 1 The YWCA Elgin prides itself on fighting racism and says a group of about 30 of its black teens were the victims of racial profiling during an August field trip to the Dolphin Cove Aquatic Center in Carpentersville. Meanwhile, the Dundee Township Park District’s executive director says staff targeted the kids for breaking the rules, not for being black.

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Few parents are familiar with the facts behind the new Common Core State Standards. Few parents are familiar with the facts behind the new Common Core State Standards.http://www.pewstates.org/projects/stateline/headlines/survey-americans-unfamiliar-with-the-common-cowww.pewstates.org

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southtownstar.suntimes.com
Newlyweds fly to reception — in helicopter Jillian and Richard Linares knew they wanted to make their wedding day special. There was the church, the perfect dress, the wedding party, a limo bus — and a helicopter. The Orland Park couple sent their wedding guests from the Tinley Park church on their way to the reception, which was at a family member’s property in Monee, telling them they would take photos and soon follow. What they did

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Winnetka-Glencoe Patch
Northwestern Students In Jordan Hope U.S. Doesn’t Strike Syria Hearing the news that the President Obama is pushing for a military strike on Syria, two Northwestern students in Jordan say it feels “a lot more personal.”

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Darien Patch
OMG PD: Backyard Weed Bust, A Blue F-Bomb Here’s a round-up of recent, bizarre police report items from the area.

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Niles-Morton Grove Patch
Trader Joe’s Opens In Evanston, Hands Out Leis To All The specialty grocer opened with much fanfare at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at 1211 Chicago Ave.

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southtownstar.suntimes.com
Forum: Reeder exposed as anti-union mouthpiece In his Aug. 27 column (“Illinois workers deserve say on union membership”), Scott Reeder ignored protections already provided to workers under federal law. While he uses catch phrases such as “forced union membership,” the fact is that federal law has for decades allowed workers to opt out of union membership and out of the costs of political activities with which they do not agree. The only d

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Many concerns spring from special ed meeting – Darien Times Many concerns spring from special ed meetingDarien TimesThe day after the meeting, The Darien Times a created a web page dedicated to providing links to relevant pages involving special education information, general education information, and sites for administrators and teachers to visit that contain …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Rockford and Springfield video gamblers are state’s biggest losers SPRINGFIELD – As municipalities continue to be pressured to lift bans on video gambling in alcohol-serving venues, the Illinois Gaming Board’s reports are beginning to show problems. The millions video gambling players are losing is providing a short term windfall…

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Emanuel, Madigan Celebrate Opening Of New Playground CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael Kelly to celebrate the opening of a new playground at Lawler Park in the Clearing neighborhood. “Parks and green spaces play a key role in improving the quality of life for Chicagoans and serve as anchors of strong communities,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “I am excited t

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mike quigley – Google News
O’Hare New Runway Expansion Noisy, Goats Might Bother Neighborhoods – The Inquisitr 2 O’Hare New Runway Expansion Noisy, Goats Might Bother NeighborhoodsThe InquisitrThese neighborhoods appealed to US Representative Mike Quigley to intervene in the Chicago O’Hare new runway expansion project. While he believes the project needs to go ahead they will attempt to “mitigate the environmental cost, the noise cost.

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Hundreds Take Part In Anti-Rape Rally CHICAGO (CBS) — Hundreds of women and men rallied at Daley Plaza and marched through the Loop Saturday with a message — that the victims of rape should not be shamed or blamed by society. play pause Hundreds Take Part In Anti-Rape Rally WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts The protest went by the attention-getting name “SlutWalk Chicago,” and it is now in its third year. Sp

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Happy tonight, Illini fans? 2-0 after an impressive win with a big game next wee… Happy tonight, Illini fans? 2-0 after an impressive win with a big game next week in Chicago.Illinois stuns Cincinnatiwww.sj-r.comCHAMPAIGN — Nathan Scheelhaase passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead Illinois to a surprise 45-17 win Saturday over Cincinnati.

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Aurora News and headlines from the Beacon News
Weisner will appoint Schuler’s 1st Ward replacement AURORA — Less than a week after Abby Schuler announced she would resign as 1st Ward alderman, the rumors started swirling. Who would replace her? Because Schuler is resigning 18 months before the next 1st Ward general election, Mayor Tom Weisner gets to pick her replacement. Had the 1st Ward aldermanic spot been vacated 28 months before the term’s experation date, a special election would hav

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
U of I professors say health-care law needs amended Some employers may actively discourage their workers from applying for federally subsidized health insurance through the Affordable Care Act as a way of avoiding the law’s financial penalties on employers in 2015 and beyond.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Social clubs getting in on the gamble For years, Knights of Columbus Council 364 on Springfield’s far west side had a pretty good thing going with its dozen video gambling machines “for amusement only.”

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Morrisonville, Panhandle merger question headed to ballot After more than a decade of discussions with various partners, voters in the Morrisonville and Panhandle school districts will have the opportunity this spring to decide whether the two should merge into a single district.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Retail mix secures White Oaks Mall’s position as regional shopping draw You may not be thinking about your holiday shopping list just yet. But management at White Oaks Mall is. Three new retailers and a relocation/expansion for an existing tenant are scheduled at the mall before St. Nick sets up for photo ops. The newcomers are all a part of ongoing efforts by mall management to strike the mix of retailers that will secure White Oaks’ position as a regional draw.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
A La Carte: Asian buffet comes to North Dirksen Parkway More than a year after buffet restaurant Ryan’s closed on North Dirksen Parkway, another buffet has opened in the same location.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Fate of Jacksonville Developmental Center property still undecided JACKSONVILLE — Nine months after the last residents were moved out of the Jacksonville Developmental Center, local officials are still waiting to see what the state plans to do with the property.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fulton… The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fulton County until 04:45 AM Sunday. More: http://bit.ly/10FKpUy

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Dist. 87 shuffles teacher, students to balance class sizes BLOOMINGTON — Only days before school resumed in August, Latrice Ryan discovered she would be moving to Sheridan Elementary School from Washington Elementary School, where she’d taught for sev…

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IllinoisReview: Bradley University to celebrate Illinois’ role in civil rights #twill http://bit.ly/157KlCy Bradley University to celebrate Illinois’ role in civil rights #twillhttp://bit.ly/157KlCy

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Trib_ed_board: Eric Zorn: Lots of questions about @BruceRauner’s term limits drive http://bit.ly/1acpdM9 Eric Zorn: Lots of questions about @BruceRauner’s term limits drivehttp://bit.ly/1acpdM9

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illinois fracturing – Google New…
Exec: Fracking could change industry – Effingham Daily News Exec: Fracking could change industryEffingham Daily NewsEFFINGHAM — An executive of the Illinois Oil & Gas Association told a group of local business leaders Friday that high-pressure hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, could “transform” an already robust energy industry in Illinois …

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County to have rep on courthouse project – Alton Telegraph County to have rep on courthouse projectAlton TelegraphIn other action Thursday, the board recommended that Stone Bridge Valley Art Center obtain a special-use permit and the backing of a not-for-profit sponsor in order to obtain a liquor license for a proposed Art Festival next summer. Last month, Linda …

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rodney davis – Google News
Quotes of the week – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Quotes of the weekChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteRodney Davis of Taylorville, objecting to a decision by members of the Service Employees International Union to go to his home to deliver a letter on the same day Davis was meeting with SEIU representatives in Hillsboro. The union members gave the …

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Legislators discuss state spending, business aid in Hoffman Estates 1 Six local legislators offered their opinions about a variety of state issues during the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce’s annual legislative lunch Friday. Concealed carry, pensions, campaign funding and other hot topics were briefly touched upon, but much of the 40-minute panel discussion — which took place at the Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital in Hoffman Estates — was…

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The Daily Journal Local News
Kankakee school board, superintendent: No nepotism in hiring of dean When the Kankakee School District 111 board in July hired a new dean for the high school, at least two board members didn’t know the person recommended for the job was the board president’s sister. Though

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The Daily Journal Local News
Police, Pembroke leaders seeking ways to curb violence Nestled in between acres of cornfields with plenty of land for a garden, Pembroke Township’s natural beauty was a huge draw for Sharon White. So 10 years ago, the now-township supervisor and self-proclaimed "city girl" moved

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FuscoChris: Illinois is broke, but the Capitol now has 4 chandeleirs and two sculptures worth 500k, @davemckinney123 reports http://www.suntimes.com/22403813-761/latest-capitol-rehab-tab-481364-for-four-chandeliers-and-two-sculptures.html … Illinois is broke, but the Capitol now has 4 chandeleirs and two sculptures worth 500k, @davemckinney123 reportshttp://www.suntimes.com/22403813-761/latest-capitol-rehab-tab-481364-for-four-chandeliers-and-two-sculptures.html

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