Today’s headlines — Tuesday, Sept. 10

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CentralILAlive: AP: Dwight prison plan in limbo http://apne.ws/1d2nutL
AP: Dwight prison plan in limbo http://apne.ws/1d2nutL

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WHBF – More Local News
Rita Crundwell’s Sentence: "Warranted" Federal prosecutors say the former Dixon comptroller’s nearly 20-year prison sentence for stealing millions from the northern Illinois city is warranted.

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Local News
Marengo mayor, city manager questioned on business incentive deal MARENGO – The City Council approved on Monday a discount on water and sewer hookup fees for an incoming business, despite a new alderman vehemently arguing that top Marengo officials initially negotiated the deal without the council’s authorization.

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Rockford Register Star News RSS
Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey wants city to offer mortgage aid 1 ROCKFORD — Mayor Larry Morrissey wants the city to start helping “underwater” homeowners. Exactly how to do that is up for debate.

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Peoria Public Radio
Judge supports District 150 firing of principal 1 Peoria Judge Michael Brandt says District 150 was correct in its firing of former principal Mary Davis. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:

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Alton Daily News News
August Revenue Report is Encouraging 1 The good news is that the state’s revenues were up – $469 million in August, compared with August a year ago. The not-as-good news is the gains were from things you cannot count on month after month. An example: most of that increase ?

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Editorials – chicagotribune.com
Editorial: Diverted from Midway Learning from an aborted leasing dealMayor Rahm Emanuel stunned a lot of people last week when he abruptly put a halt to negotiations on a long-term lease for the private operation of Midway Airport.

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MDH News
Bourbonnais police officer Nixon to run for 79th District KANKAKEE – Bourbonnais police officer and former Kankakee County board member Glenn Nixon announced his candidacy for 79th District state representative Thursday on the front steps of the Kankakee County Courthouse.

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Peoria Public Radio
Interview with outoing head of Il Chamber of Commerce 1 When a political battle in Springfield has implications for business, you can usually find the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in the fight. With members that include some of the biggest corporations in Illinois, and mom-and-pop businesses, too, the Chamber is involved in everything from tax policy to state spending.

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Immigration reform rally Florence Holmes, an immigrant from Nigeria, urges Congress to pass immigration reform. From: The State Journal-Register Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 00:36 More in Comedy

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Durbin: It Is Time to Stop the Advancement and Use of Chemical Weapons Once and For All [WASHINGTON, DC] — Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate Floor today to discuss the importance of authorizing limited military ac… From: SenatorDurbin Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 20:05 More in News & Politics

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4 Brett Hull rejoins St. Louis Blues as executive VP With fans cheering in the background during his press conference Monday, St. Louis Blues legend Brett Hull rejoined the franchise as the team’s new Executive… From: BNDVideo Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 01:53 More in Sports

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RutherfordDan: Fri Sept 13, 8-9am fundraiser breakfast in #Galesburg at The Kensington (311 E. Simmons St). Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/93/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Fri Sept 13, 8-9am fundraiser breakfast in #Galesburg at The Kensington (311 E. Simmons St). Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/93/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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KirkDillard: Dropped in on my own Downers Grove Township Republican meeting, a packed house for IL’s largest GOP Township! pic.twitter.com/xMot3BC33R Dropped in on my own Downers Grove Township Republican meeting, a packed house for IL’s largest GOP Township!pic.twitter.com/xMot3BC33R

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RutherfordDan: Pizza with Norwood Park Twp #gop, spoke KofC & addressed doctors group. Big evening in burbs & getting home late. #twill Pizza with Norwood Park Twp #gop, spoke KofC & addressed doctors group. Big evening in burbs & getting home late. #twill

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RichTwpGOP: @RutherfordDan in Harwood Heights meeting and greeting. pic.twitter.com/ouPflhQXGW @RutherfordDan in Harwood Heights meeting and greeting.pic.twitter.com/ouPflhQXGW

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JudyBaarTopinka: Welcome to my official campaign Twitter @JudyBaarTopinka. Tweeting what’s #Centsible for Illinois. Please RT Welcome to my official campaign Twitter @JudyBaarTopinka. Tweeting what’s #Centsible for Illinois. Please RT

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rebootillinois: #JimEdgar endorses his former chief of staff, @KirkDillard, for #ILGov2014. Who agrees? Disagrees? http://goo.gl/VMCFdx #twILL #news #JimEdgar endorses his former chief of staff, @KirkDillard, for #ILGov2014. Who agrees? Disagrees? http://goo.gl/VMCFdx #twILL #news

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cehurley: Check out @CarolMarin chat with minority leader-elect Jim Durkin about the Illinois GOP. On in 15 min. Check out @CarolMarin chat with minority leader-elect Jim Durkin about the Illinois GOP. On in 15 min.

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SenBillBrady: Great turnout in Minier. Rep. Brauer and I discussing road funds http://twitpic.com/dcrqq0 Great turnout in Minier. Rep. Brauer and I discussing road fundshttp://twitpic.com/dcrqq0

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pjstar: Bradley ranked in top 5 of regional universities in the midwest http://zo.pe/bNJC Bradley ranked in top 5 of regional universities in the midwest http://zo.pe/bNJC

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Kinzinger pushes for Syrian attack on Bill O’Reilly show 7 Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-16) was featured on the Bill O’Reilly Factor Monday night, and he explained his support for a Syrian attack. "In 10 or 20 years the history books are going to talk about this hugely defining time…

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Burr Ridge Patch
Another Hinsdale Homeowner Seeks Landmark Status Patch takes a look at local happenings Tuesday in and around Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills.

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illinois mental health – Google …
FOIA hot topic at District 150 board meeting – Peoria Journal Star FOIA hot topic at District 150 board meetingPeoria Journal StarThe list also is posted on the district’s website,http://www.psd150.org. ▻ A $62,000 one-year contract with the Human Service Center to provide alcohol, tobacco and drug prevention programs and mental health counseling to students. Pam Adams can be reached …

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illinois budget – Google News
State rep. to promote Illinois amendment – Daily Eastern News State rep. to promote Illinois amendmentDaily Eastern NewsJonathon Coit, a member of EIU/UPI and chair of the Committee on Political and Legislative Action, a UPI subcommittee, said the speakers will discuss how a graduated income tax system might alleviate some of Illinois’ ongoing budget problems by raising …

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bill brady – Google News
Central Illinois Townships Seek Help For Road Repairs – CIproud.com CIproud.comCentral Illinois Townships Seek Help For Road RepairsCIproud.comBill Brady and Rich Brauer fielded questions from the concerned crowd looking for solutions. With no money from the county, the state could be their only ally. Brady says he understands the frustration. "There’s a lot of money that’s paid in to the …

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michael madigan – Google News
Speaker’s take on spending puzzles – Alton Telegraph Speaker’s take on spending puzzlesAlton TelegraphNot so with House Speaker Michael Madigan. A spokesman for Madigan says it’s important to stay true to the original design. He also contends it’s a just a small portion of a $31-billion capital construction program bringing roads and buildings to …

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illinois need – Google News
Small business-focused campaign hits home for Illinois business owners – Madison County Record Small business-focused campaign hits home for Illinois business ownersMadison County RecordIllinois has tremendous natural resources and with its position geographically in the center of the country, there is no reason for Illinois to have the second-highest unemployment rate in the country. We can and should do better. During the last few …

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mike madigan – Google News
Editorial: Capitol renovation: More details, more disbelief – Jacksonville Journal Courier 1 Editorial: Capitol renovation: More details, more disbeliefJacksonville Journal CourierNot so with House Speaker Michael Madigan. A spokesman for Madigan says it’s important to stay true to the original design. He also contends it’s a just a small portion of a $31-billion capital construction program bringing roads and buildings to …

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illinois charity – Google News
Metra board rebuilding enough to pick chairman, CEO – Chicago Daily Herald Metra board rebuilding enough to pick chairman, CEOChicago Daily HeraldHe previously served as the first chief counsel of the Illinois Racing Board. Oberman, who works in Chicago, said he … Zediker, who rides Metra several times a month, said he will donate the $15,000 stipend to charity. Zediker, 41, is the chief …

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Immigration Rally in Springfield – Alton Daily News Immigration Rally in SpringfieldAlton Daily NewsBy Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. A Springfield woman and U. S. citizen, who now works as a behavior analyst, came to America from Nigeria as a child. She appeared at a labor / faith coalition event near the Capitol Monday afternoon to put a face …

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randy hultgren – Google News
Is Illinois Teen’s Portrait a Political Statement? – Roll Call 1 Is Illinois Teen’s Portrait a Political Statement?Roll CallRandy Hultgren, R-Ill. — the more questions poured into our gray matter. Could Churchwell be jamming her paint-speckled thumb into the non-existent eyes of the leaderless tea party movement — the very entity that helped sweep Hultgren into office in …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Morning shorts Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) Me again. I know. You were expecting Rich. I was, too. He’s coming in later today than I thought. Apparently production of the soon-to-be released low-budget thriller “Godzilla v. Mothra v. Oscar” took longer than anticipated. We will go ahead and get things started… * Mitchell: Former homeless man to be […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Question of the Day Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * The setup… Riverboat casinos in Illinois want to remain open for business around the clock. The Illinois Casino Gaming Association is asking state regulators for the OK to operate 24 hours a day. Currently, no casinos are open more than 22 hours. The Illinois Gaming Board has scheduled a public hearing for Sept. […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Eat your dinner. Do your homework. Watch your politicos. Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Mayor Emanuel made an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. During the interview, he quickly dismissed any suggestion that he might miss being President Obama’s Chief of Staff. Being Mayor is the best job he’s had in the public sector, Emanuel said. Embed codes were not available, but clips […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Brad Halbrook done at end of term Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Rep. Brad Halbrook, Republican of Charleston, said yesterday he would not seek re-election to his seat. Halbrook was appointed in April 2012 after Roger Eddy left to take the helm of the Illinois Association of School Boards. From our friends at BlueRoomStream… Rep. Halbrook states he wants to spend more time with […]

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Elaine Nekritz – Northbrook, IL Patch
Walmart Blasted By Northbrook Residents Susan Jacobs speaks on behalf of the Northbrook Homeowners and Businesses group, against Walmart’s bid for 1000 Skokie Blvd.

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Luis Gutierrez – POLITICO.com
Emanuel: Being mayor ‘greatest job’ 95 The former chief of staff says he doesn’t long for his White House days in the midst of Syria.

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illinois gambling – Google News
Kadner: Gambling cafes coming near you – SouthtownStar Kadner: Gambling cafes coming near youSouthtownStar“You wouldn’t want to give local communities control over who can and who cannot qualify for a video gambling license. That is properly in the hands of the Illinois Gaming Board, and that’s where it should stay. Giving municipalities control over that …

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southtownstar – Google News
Topinka tells leaders to pressure lawmakers on state’s fiscal mess – SouthtownStar Topinka tells leaders to pressure lawmakers on state’s fiscal messSouthtownStarIllinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Monday urged Southland business leaders to apply pressure on area legislators to make shoring up the state’s finances and rebuilding Illinois’ credit ratings a priority. Speaking to the Southland Chamber of …

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WHBF – More Local News
Weigh in on East Moline economic development plan How do you think East Moline should grow its economy?

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nataliesparacio: The body of a small child has been found in the Village of Watson. An autopsy is scheduled for later this morning. #wics #breakingnews The body of a small child has been found in the Village of Watson. An autopsy is scheduled for later this morning. #wics #breakingnews

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DailyHerald.com > Local News
Barrington businesses asking for video gambling 4 Barrington trustees on Monday heard from several businesses in support of allowing video gambling in the village, as well as from one out-of-town critic. But they still hope to hear more of what their own residents think about the issue in the next few weeks before an anticipated Oct. 14 decision. "It helps businesses like mine stay competitive in the region," Bryan McGonigal, owner…

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illinois coalition – Google News
Study: Illinoisans struggle to feed families – Jacksonville Journal Courier Study: Illinoisans struggle to feed familiesJacksonville Journal CourierDiane Doherty, executive director of the Illinois Hunger Coalition, works with many of these families every day. She said she just helped a Social Security recipient, who had worked all of her life, finish her paper work for food stamps. “She went …

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Jail Officer Suspended After Penning ‘Graphic’ Letters To Inmate CHICAGO (STMW) – The Cook County Sheriff’s office has suspended a high-ranking jail officer who kept up a secret relationship with a female inmate awaiting trial for the alleged murder of her 6-year-old daughter. Lt. Christopher Young sent several “exceptionally graphic” letters to the inmate and deposited money in her jail commissary account, said Cara Smith, chief of policy and communications fo

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illinois infrastructure – Google…
Forum: State depends on reliable, safe infrastructure – Peoria Journal Star Forum: State depends on reliable, safe infrastructurePeoria Journal StarWe now know what the future looks like and, in the case of Illinois’ broken transportation system, the outlook is gloomy at best. A group called Transportation for Illinois Coalition has been traversing the state for months mining data to develop a …

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john cullerton – Google News
If Illinois isn’t an argument for term limits, what is? – Crain’s Chicago Business 1 If Illinois isn’t an argument for term limits, what is?Crain’s Chicago BusinessSenate President John Cullerton is the godfather of Mr. Madigan’s son and began his career as a political acolyte to The Powerful Speaker in the House. Mr. Cullerton also is a longtime lawmaker, having served 34 years in the General Assembly. For years …

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Stroger Pal Depicted As Sweet 7-Year-Old As Trial Opens In Kickback Scheme CHICAGO (STMW) – He’s a highly-educated 49-year-old man accused of running a classic government kickback scam from his clouted position as former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger’s lifelong pal. But to Eugene Mullins’ attorney, he’s still “Little Geno,” the 7-year-old South Side boy who “loved sports” and “defended other kids from bullies.” And to prove his point, lawyer John Richardson ev

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Davis: Briefing didn’t change mind on Syria 23 U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, said a briefing from top Obama administration officials Monday didn’t change his likely opposition to proposed military action against Syria.

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john shimkus – Google News
Duckworth says ‘war is messy,’ opposes strikes – Chicago Tribune Duckworth says ‘war is messy,’ opposes strikesChicago TribuneBobby Rush, a Chicago Democrat, and John Shimkus, a Collinsville Republican. Rush was in the Army in 1963-68, according to the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. Not all who served saw combat. Shimkus, a West Point graduate, served in the …

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djnbc5: Congressman Mike Quigley just told me "I don’t…think we’re going to have a vote this week" on US strike against Syria. Congressman Mike Quigley just told me "I don’t…think we’re going to have a vote this week" on US strike against Syria.

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illinois channel – Google News
Lawmakers React to Capitol Renovation Costs – WICS-TV WICS-TVLawmakers React to Capitol Renovation CostsWICS-TV"To be this gaudy, in these economic times," says Republican Senator Sam McCann, "especially with illinois being at the bottom of every category they should be at the top of, it’s an insult to the taxpayers." A budget breakdown from the Office of the …

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Illinois Times’s Facebook Wall
Alleged victim of former Lanphier teacher settles lawsuit for $100K. Alleged victim of former Lanphier teacher settles lawsuit for $100K.Case against district settledwww.illinoistimes.comRoland “Rob” Cross, attorney for the Springfield School District, said that th Illinois Times ,News

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RutherfordDan: Off to Vinces Italian Restaurant in Harwood Heights Tonight 6:45pm 4747 N. Harlem Ave; Meet & Greet with supporters #twill Off to Vinces Italian Restaurant in Harwood Heights Tonight 6:45pm 4747 N. Harlem Ave; Meet & Greet with supporters #twill

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chicagoaflcio: BREAKING: Indiana judge rules the state’s "right-to-work" law unconstitutional http://ow.ly/oImRZBREAKING: Indiana judge rules the state’s "right-to-work" law unconstitutionalhttp://ow.ly/oImRZ

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CompTopinka: If you are inquiring about political activity please direct tweets or direct messages to @JudyBaarTopinka.If you are inquiring about political activity please direct tweets or direct messages to @JudyBaarTopinka.

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cehurley: Check out a timeline of State Rep. Jim Durkin’s career http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2013/09/09/jim-durkin …Check out a timeline of State Rep. Jim Durkin’s careerhttp://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2013/09/09/jim-durkin

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mike zalewski – Google News
City Hall Sources: Midway Privatization Plan Will Not Move Forward – Progress Illinois 3 City Hall Sources: Midway Privatization Plan Will Not Move ForwardProgress IllinoisAld. Michael Zalewski (23rd), whose ward includes Midway, told the newspaper that he was glad to see the project grounded. Zalewski had a number of concerns about the privatization plan, including what it could mean for noise pollution for homeowners …

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Ready for 95 degrees tomorrow? Love or hate this September heat? Ready for 95 degrees tomorrow? Love or hate this September heat?

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ChiTribCloutSt: Letterman asked Emanuel if he’d rather be at the White House than serving as Chicago mayor, given the discussions now going on about Syria. Letterman asked Emanuel if he’d rather be at the White House than serving as Chicago mayor, given the discussions now going on about Syria.

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peter roskam – Google News
How Should Rep. Peter Roskam Vote on Syria Attack? – Patch.com How Should Rep. Peter Roskam Vote on Syria Attack?Patch.comSo as Congressional committees grill Secretary of State John Kerry and Congress prepares to vote on whether or not to strike Syria, how do you think your Congressman, Rep. Peter Roskam, should vote? Now is the time to tell Roskam where you stand.

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BGPOLLING: Is Winning Ilinois Secretary of State Hopeless for the #ILGOP? http://bit.ly/14A34ID #twill Is Winning Ilinois Secretary of State Hopeless for the #ILGOP?http://bit.ly/14A34ID #twill

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Former county board chairman on latest Honor Flight 10 Former Sangamon County Board chairman Pat Noonan is one of 85 veterans traveling to Washington, D.C., Tuesday aboard the latest Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.

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Illinews: Sun-Times: Targeting of food stamp program is hard to swallow http://bit.ly/17SfAxI Sun-Times: Targeting of food stamp program is hard to swallow http://bit.ly/17SfAxI

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chicago sun-times – Google News
mmoore September 9, 2013 2:10PM. 25146477. Updated: September 9, 2013 6:33PM. For guys who hate to shop, Dwyane Wade has a solution. Keep a fashionista on retainer. Not only does that eliminate trips to the mall, but it …

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KFVS12 – KFVS12 Home
Du Quoin State Fair predicts record numbers Numbers are not officially in, but staff at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds are confident this year’s totals are at an all time high.

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Naperville leaders favor flat income tax 11 April 15 is more than seven months away, but taxes were on the minds of politicians and business leaders Monday in Naperville as roughly 80 of them gathered for a debate about whether the state should switch to a progressive income tax system for individuals. "Proponents of a progressive tax have quite an uphill battle before them," said Matt Dietrich, executive editor of Reboot Illinois.

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Elaine Nekritz – Buffalo Grove, IL Patch
Stevenson Offers Final iPad Workshop for Parents The second of two free iPad workshops for Stevenson High School parents will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in the lower level of the Information and Learning Center in the West Building. Parents will see how Stevenson is using the device in the clas

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mike madigan – Google News
Our View: Get your money’s worth, visit the Capitol — a lot – Rockford Register Star Our View: Get your money’s worth, visit the Capitol — a lotRockford Register StarHouse Speaker Michael Madigan’s office, where many eyes turn when such things come to light, denies that the orders came from there. Other lawmakers say they were kept in the dark about the spending. Gov. Pat Quinn called the spending “excessive.

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Evanston Now – News from Evanston’s online newspaper
Thousands enroll in free NU online courses 4 More than 68,000 students from all over the world have signed up to take Northwestern University’s first three massive open online courses this fall. read more

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Proposed transportation plan open to comments – The State Journal-Register Proposed transportation plan open to commentsThe State Journal-Register… from the Springfield Area Transportation Study, made up of representatives of Springfield, Sangamon County, Chatham, the Springfield Mass Transit District, the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Springfield-Sangamon County Regional …

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CarolMarin: What can Jim Durkin, new leader of IL House GOP do, to revive his party? I’ll ask@7P on Chicago Tonight!What can Jim Durkin, new leader of IL House GOP do, to revive his party? I’ll ask@7P on Chicago Tonight!

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Sandi Jackson Could Possibly Get Presidential Pardon Before Obama Leaves … – Huffington Post 200+ Sandi Jackson Could Possibly Get Presidential Pardon Before Obama Leaves …Huffington PostJackson Jr. purchased about $28,000 worth of Michael Jackson goodies, including a fedora hat (for $4,600), as well as what is described as a "Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen guitar (for $4,000)." The memorabilia was purchased from Antiquities of …

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SJRbreaking: AFL-CIO hopes to expand membership beyond unions http://bit.ly/13CO9ut AFL-CIO hopes to expand membership beyond unions http://bit.ly/13CO9ut

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Mark Reardon: Illinois Congressman John Shimkus On Syria – CBS Local Mark Reardon: Illinois Congressman John Shimkus On SyriaCBS LocalIllinois Congressman John Shimkus isn’t sold yet on a U.S. military strike in Syria. The Mark Reardon Show. Is there a big stock market correction in the works? Our KMOX Dollars and Sense host Dave Simons joins us. The Mark Reardon Show. Is aspartme …

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Chicago_CP: Chicago doctors looking to send aid to Syria: A pair of Chicago doctors are working to collect medical supplies… http://dlvr.it/3xHdCY Chicago doctors looking to send aid to Syria: A pair of Chicago doctors are working to collect medical supplies… http://dlvr.it/3xHdCY

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1 Juntos con Quinn for IL Governor 2014! Little Village Chamber of Commerce Mexican Independence Parade with Friends of Pat Quinn, Governor. From: latinovoice Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 09:25 More in People & Blogs

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MikeforIllinois: At the Lawyers Club of #Chicago lunch listening to the always impressive and inspiring Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #twill At the Lawyers Club of #Chicago lunch listening to the always impressive and inspiring Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. #twill

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MikeforIllinois: Listening to Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in #Chicago this afternoon. #SCOTUS #twill #progressive pic.twitter.com/WN03qqgLlm Listening to Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in #Chicago this afternoon. #SCOTUS #twill #progressivepic.twitter.com/WN03qqgLlm

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ILSenateGOP: Check out this photo from State Senator Sam McCann Children’s Safety Expo last weekend in Chatham! http://fb.me/6smxI9Req Check out this photo from State Senator Sam McCann Children’s Safety Expo last weekend in Chatham! http://fb.me/6smxI9Req

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SenatorMcCarter: No Bid State Contracts-Good, Bad? Read more here! http://www.votemccarter.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=366 … http://fb.me/VeVNgiHK No Bid State Contracts-Good, Bad? Read more here! http://www.votemccarter.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=366http://fb.me/VeVNgiHK

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StateRepLouLang: Bring money. Democratic Party of Illinois Chair Mike Madigan hosts party’s annual fundraiser; Sheraton Hotel; Tuesday, 9/10; 5-7 pm #twill Bring money. Democratic Party of Illinois Chair Mike Madigan hosts party’s annual fundraiser; Sheraton Hotel; Tuesday, 9/10; 5-7 pm #twill

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RonSandack: Worth catching MT @wttw: Rep. Jim Durkin talks new role as minority leader of IL House on ChicagoTonight@7. Timeline: http://bit.ly/1akKnYx Worth catching MT @wttw: Rep. Jim Durkin talks new role as minority leader of IL House on ChicagoTonight@7. Timeline:http://bit.ly/1akKnYx

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CollegeDemsofIL: Be sure to read our latest story on candidates visiting our College Democrats chapters: http://ow.ly/oE9jr Be sure to read our latest story on candidates visiting our College Democrats chapters: http://ow.ly/oE9jr

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ilhousegop: #prepareIL Do you know what documents you should have on hand in case you need to evacuate your home? http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/be-prepared-get-kit-make-plan-be.html … #prepareIL Do you know what documents you should have on hand in case you need to evacuate your home? http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/be-prepared-get-kit-make-plan-be.html

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SenatorKirk: #GreatLakes Week starts today. We must focus efforts to protect 1 of the world’s greatest treasures. http://1.usa.gov/15eHoQy @healthylakes #GreatLakes Week starts today. We must focus efforts to protect 1 of the world’s greatest treasures. http://1.usa.gov/15eHoQy@healthylakes

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Illinois casinos want to operate around the clock 6 CHICAGO — Riverboat casinos in Illinois want to remain open for business around the clock.

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The Telegraph – opinion,opinion/
Capitol door project deserves knocks 1 By now, the whole country knows that Illinois’ finances are the worst of any state in the nation, driven largely by a public employee pension fund that is underfunded by $100 billion.

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Income tax debated in Naperville The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and Reboot Illinois host a debate featuring perspectives from both sides of the income tax issue. Ralph Martire of th… From: DailyHeraldClips Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:44 More in News & Politics

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Jim Thompson Says Those $669608 State Capitol Doors Are a Bargain – Chicagomag.com 19 Chicagomag.comJim Thompson Says Those $669608 State Capitol Doors Are a BargainChicagomag.comPat Quinn and the republican candidate striving to take Quinn’s job, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, are publicly denouncing the expenditures. “Not it’s typical,” he said in a weary tone. “The press writes these stories front page, . . . politicians …

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SJROpinions: Former Congressman Paul Findley: Syria — a war we should reject. http://bit.ly/19BKQo3 #twill Former Congressman Paul Findley: Syria — a war we should reject.http://bit.ly/19BKQo3 #twill

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SJROpinions: Our Opinion: Illinois state retirees should respond to CMS letters http://bit.ly/15RgLwW #twill Our Opinion: Illinois state retirees should respond to CMS lettershttp://bit.ly/15RgLwW #twill

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KevinMHaas: Property assessment challenge deadline looms in Winnebago County. http://ow.ly/oIoSt Property assessment challenge deadline looms in Winnebago County.http://ow.ly/oIoSt

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QCOnline Metro News
Visitors to Q-C spent $810 million in 2012; generated 7,680 jobs Press release submitted by Joe Taylor According to statistics released by the US Travel Association, visitors to Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois generated a total of $810 million in direct expenditures.

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Mayor names former alderman to Metra board A former alderman who made his reputation campaigning for ethics reform and openness in city budgeting is Mayor Emanuel’s pick to replace outgoing Metra board member Larry Huggins. Marty Oberman once told Alderman Bernie Stone to shut up during a heated debate at the City Council. That’s the kind of outspokenness Emanuel wants from a Metra board member. If the City Council approves the former 43r

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illinois channel – Google News
New online service another disruption for cable TV – Chicago Sun-Times 4 New online service another disruption for cable TVChicago Sun-TimesFor instance, when the Blackhawks play on WGN-Channel 9, Aereo subscribers can catch the action on their smart phones anywhere within the Chicago market’s coverage area, spanning 16 counties in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana. Missed Patrick …

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Group urges pressure on House to pass immigration bill Florence Holmes said her fight to become a U.S. citizen spanned more than two decades. She’s hoping others won’t have to wait as long.

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$810 Million In Visitor Dollars Spent In Quad Cities A total of $810 million in direct expenditures were spent in the Quad Cities which helped generate a number of jobs. That number comes from the US Travel Association and includes visitors to Scott County,

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Study Looking At QC Driving Habits The Quad Cities has been blessed with warmer weather but does that mean more drivers will be on the roads?The Bi-State Regional Commission is studying the travel habits in the QCA. The study will be

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Oak Park-River Forest Patch
District 200 Taxpayers to Save a Little Cash This Year District 200 will see a one-time drop in revenue because of the debt service abatement for the 2012 levy, saving taxpayers a little bit on their bill this year.

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The Arc of Illinois Living With Autism Conference 2013 Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Time: 8:30a-4:00p Place: Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park, IL Admission: Prices Vary Website: The Arc of Illinois The “Living With Autism” Conference will bring together experts from across the country to discuss and examine topics relating to a variety of issues that will help families, professionals, and everyone living with autism in their everyday l

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At McDonalds: I’ll have a burger and cries (MCT) ROCK FALLS – Seventeen-year-old Rebecca Godin was working in the lobby at McDonald’s on Saturday when she recognized a tall, blond guy who walked in the door.

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The Arc of Illinois Living With Autism Conference 2013 Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Time: 8:30a-4:00p Place: Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park, IL Admission: Prices Vary Website: The Arc of Illinois The “Living With Autism” Conference will bring together experts from across the country to discuss and examine topics relating to a variety of issues that will help families, professionals, and everyone living with autism in their everyday l

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United Way to Hold Shred Event Fundraiser 3 The United Way of Christian County will be holding a “Shred Event” fundraiser this Saturday on the south side of the Taylorville Square. Malia Hepburn, executive director of United Way , tells Regional Radio News what they will be doing a…

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Collinsville council expected to amend contracts for police, fire chiefs 1 The Collinsville City Council is scheduled to amend contracts for the city’s police chief and fire chief at tonight’s meeting.Click to Continue »

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The Daily Journal Editorial News
Editorial: Except walking, almost everything in Illinois requires a fee If you think government regulation of business always makes sense, ponder this: It is a Sunday afternoon in Illinois. Sunday is, or was, the Lord’s day. For many years, there were prohibitions, some explicit, some implied,

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Shelby County News
Shelbyville Lions Club concludes successful sweet corn sales project The Shelbyville Lions Club #342 sweet corn sales were completed on Aug. 26. Net proceeds are used to support a variety of local benefits, for example, the annual Don Kensil Memorial Scholarship; eyeglasses for the needy; annual donation to the Methodist Church for Christmas food baskets; $10,000 over a five year period for the Chautauqua building fund; and many others. If you would like to see wha

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Gov. Quinn Continues Pension Pressure Gov. Pat Quinn says the conference committee working on pension restructuring should hurry up, which is what he has been saying since the committee’s inception.

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Public Health Dept. Beginning Flu Shots Sep. 9 2 It’s not flu season yet, but it will be soon enough.The Sangamon County Department of Public Health will be administering the seasonal influenza vaccine at its clinic on South Grand Ave. in Springfield beginning Monday. The department will also set up 16 temporary clinics around the county and will offer home visits to those with mobility problem or who can’t get to one of the clinics. …

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Watseka man extinguishes mobile home fire with garden hose 22 A mobile home fire in Watseka on Sunday was put out by the home owner with a garden hose. John Conner saw smoke coming from his residence at 38 East Creekside Court around 7 p.m., called 911 and

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Edwardsville teacher nominated for top state award 100+ SPRINGFIELD – Eleven teachers from across the state, including one from Edwardsville, have been selected as finalists in the Illinois State Board of Education’s annual “Those Who Excel,” educator reco

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
Duckworth Gets First Challenger in 2014 Race Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth has, from what Ward Room can tell, her first challenger. Manju Goel announced Sunday that she’s seeking the Republican nomination for the state’s 8th Congressional District. "America is on the wrong track," she said at the Northwest Suburban Republican Family Picnic at Busse Woods Forest Preserve in Elk Grove Village, according to The Daily Herald. "We are

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Chicago gets state loan to replace water pipes CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is getting a $25 million low-interest loan from the state to replace more than 18 miles of water pipes. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the loan as part of Illinois’ $1 billion clean water initiative. read more

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CTA train derails on Blue Line at Rosemont, bus service Rosemont to O’Hare 50 A CTA train derailed at Rosemont on the Blue Line, and a shuttle between Rosemont and O’Hare is now in service.

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Kinzinger uses TV to get attention of White House A television screen proved to be the right device for Adam Kinzinger to get his point across to the White House.Kinzinger, R-Channahon, a second-term congressman who represents all of Iroquois, Grundy and Livingston counties as well as parts

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Official: Quincy will foot the bill for Newcomb demolition 29 City says blighted hotel’s owner doesn’t have insurance on the building.

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Chicago aldermen agree to water down tough gun law 4 (AP) — Chicago gun owners will no longer have to obtain a city permit and pay city fees under a revised handgun ordinance approved by a city council committee.

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WICS Top Stories
Springfield Shredding Event Benefits Food Pantries 15 An event in Springfield Saturday helped people get rid of sensitive documents they don’t need anymore.The Laketown Neighborhood Association and CINTAS hosted the shredding day. The event was free, but organizers asked guests to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to two area food pantries. …

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IllinoisReview: Olympic Committee reinstates wrestling; Illinois lawmaker celebrates http://bit.ly/15Q4etD #twill #wrestling #Olympics Olympic Committee reinstates wrestling; Illinois lawmaker celebrates http://bit.ly/15Q4etD #twill #wrestling #Olympics

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DavidOrmsby: Psst… Luxbar, 18 E. Bellevue, #Chicago is the site of a fund-raiser for Sen. Dan Kotowski; Tuesday, 9/10; 5:30 p.m. #restaurants #twill Psst… Luxbar, 18 E. Bellevue, #Chicago is the site of a fund-raiser for Sen. Dan Kotowski; Tuesday, 9/10; 5:30 p.m. #restaurants #twill

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RepCheri: The @USDA wants to know what the #FarmBill means to you! Record a short video & let them know https://storify.com/USDA/calling-ag-supporters-share-what-s-at-stake … #MyFarmBill The @USDA wants to know what the #FarmBill means to you! Record a short video & let them know https://storify.com/USDA/calling-ag-supporters-share-what-s-at-stake … #MyFarmBill

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JudyBaarTopinka: So sad to hear of the passing of @wlsam890 broadcasting legend and friend Don Wade. He will be missed greatly. http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Remembering+Don+Wade+(1941-2013)&id=2152&is_corp=0 … So sad to hear of the passing of @wlsam890 broadcasting legend and friend Don Wade. He will be missed greatly.http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Remembering+Don+Wade+(1941-2013)&id=2152&is_corp=0

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mjzalewski: Always grateful for a slap on the back for our efforts to reform the criminal justice system. http://fb.me/6tL7A9UgV Always grateful for a slap on the back for our efforts to reform the criminal justice system. http://fb.me/6tL7A9UgV

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ILSenateGOP: Senator Murphy joined a panel of fellow legislators to offer opinions about a variety of state issues during the… http://fb.me/21FZIDQKZ Senator Murphy joined a panel of fellow legislators to offer opinions about a variety of state issues during the… http://fb.me/21FZIDQKZ

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SenatorKirk: After 55 years on the air #Chicago will miss its radio legend Don Wade, my good friend. My prayers are with Roma & his family @wlsam890 After 55 years on the air #Chicago will miss its radio legend Don Wade, my good friend. My prayers are with Roma & his family @wlsam890

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BenYount: Tell me why Bloomington IL is spending $1 million for trash cans? Private companies haul trash in most other cities. http://ow.ly/oH5fR Tell me why Bloomington IL is spending $1 million for trash cans? Private companies haul trash in most other cities. http://ow.ly/oH5fR

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IL_Observer: Quinn: Since 2009 Foreign Firms Add 80,000 Jobs in Illinois http://wp.me/p2kvOk-2WS Quinn: Since 2009 Foreign Firms Add 80,000 Jobs in Illinois http://wp.me/p2kvOk-2WS

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DHStatehouse: Bill Daley gets $5,300 for his gubernatorial bid from Madeleine Albright. http://www.elections.il.gov/CampaignDisclosure/A1List.aspx?ID=509984&FiledDocID=509984&ContributionType=All%20Types&Archived=False … Bill Daley gets $5,300 for his gubernatorial bid from Madeleine Albright. http://www.elections.il.gov/CampaignDisclosure/A1List.aspx?ID=509984&FiledDocID=509984&ContributionType=All%20Types&Archived=False

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DeanaSJR: Springfield City Clerk’s office to close at noon Friday, reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday. Springfield City Clerk’s office to close at noon Friday, reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday.

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AmandaVinicky: Campus that was home for developmentally disabled persons now abandoned. @DougFinkeSJR’s JDC update: http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x1868835450/Fate-of-Jacksonville-Developmental-Center-property-still-undecided … #twill Campus that was home for developmentally disabled persons now abandoned. @DougFinkeSJR’s JDC update:http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x1868835450/Fate-of-Jacksonville-Developmental-Center-property-still-undecided … #twill

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rebootillinois: Thanks for having us! MT @naperchamber: The Chamber welcomes @rebootillinois for today’s important debate on flat & progressive taxes in IL. Thanks for having us! MT @naperchamber: The Chamber welcomes @rebootillinois for today’s important debate on flat & progressive taxes in IL.

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Illinois_Stage: State Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Charleston, says he won’t run in 2014. Details coming… State Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Charleston, says he won’t run in 2014. Details coming…

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ChicagoFile: Illinois Sec’y of State’s Office says DUI suspect Miguel Rico does NOT have a license. Two women killed in accident Rico allegedly caused. Illinois Sec’y of State’s Office says DUI suspect Miguel Rico does NOT have a license. Two women killed in accident Rico allegedly caused.

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CrainsChicago: No, you weren’t exaggerating: Chicago gas prices highest in Lower 48 states http://fw.to/kSi86nO No, you weren’t exaggerating: Chicago gas prices highest in Lower 48 states http://fw.to/kSi86nO

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mccann_sam: More from our Children’s Safety Expo this weekend. Thanks to all of the families who came out! pic.twitter.com/GFYYUEk3xm More from our Children’s Safety Expo this weekend. Thanks to all of the families who came out! pic.twitter.com/GFYYUEk3xm

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rebootillinois: You gotta be kidding! $700,000 doors for the #Illinois Capitol? Click to read more: http://goo.gl/bfps8E #twILL #news You gotta be kidding! $700,000 doors for the #Illinois Capitol? Click to read more: http://goo.gl/bfps8E #twILL #news

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rkprsolutions: Illinois Image: House Speaker Bill Redmond, 1980 http://www.lib.niu.edu/1980/ii800504 pic.twitter.com/9CQ47xQmSX Illinois Image: House Speaker Bill Redmond, 1980http://www.lib.niu.edu/1980/ii800504 pic.twitter.com/9CQ47xQmSX

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MikeforIllinois: Sunday I hit up the @VictoryFund brunch + #NewTrier #Democrats picnic. Had the @ChicagoBears game on the radio as I drove. #twill #GoBears Sunday I hit up the @VictoryFund brunch + #NewTrier #Democrats picnic. Had the @ChicagoBears game on the radio as I drove. #twill #GoBears

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IllinoisReview: Mentally-challenged 24 year old in Oak Lawn denied health care under ACA http://bit.ly/1e9tkh3 #ACA #twillMentally-challenged 24 year old in Oak Lawn denied health care under ACA http://bit.ly/1e9tkh3 #ACA #twill

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billjcameron: A cyclist for the @Metra bd. #twill http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?feed=11§ion_id=1&pt=Emanuel+appoints+Oberman+to+Metra+Board&id=66053&is_corp=0 … A cyclist for the @Metra bd. #twill http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?feed=11&section_id=1&pt=Emanuel+appoints+Oberman+to+Metra+Board&id=66053&is_corp=0

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natashakorecki: .@GovernorQuinn heads to Japan on taxpayer-funded trip to drum up ‘direct investment’ in Illinois http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/quinn-heads-to-japan-on-taxpayer-funded-trip-to-drum-up-direct-investment-in-illinois/ … @suntimes #twill.@GovernorQuinn heads to Japan on taxpayer-funded trip to drum up ‘direct investment’ in Illinois http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/quinn-heads-to-japan-on-taxpayer-funded-trip-to-drum-up-direct-investment-in-illinois/ … @suntimes #twill

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tonyjarnold: I’m catching up on what I missed for past 2 weeks: @GovernorQuinn hour-long @WBEZ interview on #prisons #twill https://soundcloud.com/afternoonshiftwbez/governor-pat-quinn-speaks … I’m catching up on what I missed for past 2 weeks: @GovernorQuinn hour-long @WBEZ interview on #prisons #twill https://soundcloud.com/afternoonshiftwbez/governor-pat-quinn-speaks

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JudyBaarTopinka: "Spoke at the @CSouthland Chamber of Commerce Regional Consensus Luncheon this afternoon. The sad truth is that…" https://www.facebook.com/Comptroller.Judy.Baar.Topinka?ref=hl#!/media/set/?set=a.597151550336679.1073741863.173947439323761&type=1 … "Spoke at the @CSouthland Chamber of Commerce Regional Consensus Luncheon this afternoon. The sad truth is that…" https://www.facebook.com/Comptroller.Judy.Baar.Topinka?ref=hl#!/media/set/?set=a.597151550336679.1073741863.173947439323761&type=1

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BruceRauner: Another editorial supporting #ILTermLimits http://bit.ly/19Bi4Uz No surprise: it is mostly career politicians who oppose it. #BringBackIL Another editorial supporting #ILTermLimitshttp://bit.ly/19Bi4Uz No surprise: it is mostly career politicians who oppose it. #BringBackIL

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MikeforIllinois: Attended #UniversityofChicago Socially Responsible Investing breakfast today. Went with #CookCounty BofR Commish Mike Cabonargi. #twill Attended #UniversityofChicago Socially Responsible Investing breakfast today. Went with #CookCounty BofR Commish Mike Cabonargi. #twill

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MikeforIllinois: Swung by socially responsible investor breakfast this morning in #Chicago with #CookCounty Board of Review Commish Michael Cabonargi. #twill Swung by socially responsible investor breakfast this morning in #Chicago with #CookCounty Board of Review Commish Michael Cabonargi. #twill

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AmandaVinicky: Campus that was home for developmentally disabled persons now abandoned. @DougFinkeSJR’s JDC update: http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x1868835450/Fate-of-Jacksonville-Developmental-Center-property-still-undecided … #twill Campus that was home for developmentally disabled persons now abandoned. @DougFinkeSJR’s JDC update:http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x1868835450/Fate-of-Jacksonville-Developmental-Center-property-still-undecided … #twill

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MikeforIllinois: Sunday I hit up the @VictoryFund brunch + #NewTrier #Democrats picnic. Had the @ChicagoBears game on the radio as I drove. #twill #GoBears Sunday I hit up the @VictoryFund brunch + #NewTrier #Democrats picnic. Had the @ChicagoBears game on the radio as I drove. #twill #GoBears

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StephTyrpak: A local lotto winner is excited to use his $4 million dollars to focus on one of his true passions…ice cream!… http://fb.me/2ktbIy7KE A local lotto winner is excited to use his $4 million dollars to focus on one of his true passions…ice cream!… http://fb.me/2ktbIy7KE

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m_silverberg: This month’s top suburban teacher feature… For Lyn Scolaro’s students, the classroom is only the beginning http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130909/news/709099997/ … This month’s top suburban teacher feature… For Lyn Scolaro’s students, the classroom is only the beginning http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130909/news/709099997/

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WSJ: Rockford, Ill., the underwater mortgage capital of America, where even the mayor is upside down. http://on.wsj.com/1cVdliz #CrisisPlus5 3 Rockford, Ill., the underwater mortgage capital of America, where even the mayor is upside down. http://on.wsj.com/1cVdliz #CrisisPlus5

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StatehouseChick: Minding the store? Well, no one. School township treasurer posts need to be abolished. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-townships-20130909,0,212900.story … Minding the store? Well, no one. School township treasurer posts need to be abolished. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-townships-20130909,0,212900.story

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Glendale Heights man gets 5 years for $200,000 gold theft from jeweler 3 A former employee of a Glen Ellyn jeweler was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for stealing more than $200,000 in solid gold bars. Daniel Knaack, 52, of Glendale Heights, pleaded guilty to felony theft. He told police the theft was to support a drug habit. Knaack stole a total of 15 bars that had been melted down from scrap gold and were valued at $211,000. He worked at the jewelry store..

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Police: Tanker driver dies after crash that spills vegetable oil on I-80 near Minooka The driver of a semi-truck that rolled over on Interstate 80 Monday morning, spilling vegetable oil on the road and temporarily closing both lanes of traffic, has died authorities said. The crash occurred on Interstate 80 near Minooka, authorities said. State Police Sgt. Scott Angus said the truck was westbound at 9:23 a.m. when it crossed into the eastbound lanes for some reason and tipped ov

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Please come out and support Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at her "Common Sense,… Please come out and support Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at her "Common Sense, Real Solutions" Announcement Tour Sept 15-17.

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Shorewood Patch
Joliet Lawyer Announces Will County Judicial Bid James Murphy is running for the vacancy created with the retirement of Judge Richard Siegel.

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Libertyville Patch
Heroin Forums to Address Growing Problem in Lake County 1 Tuesday’s forum will be at the Fox Lake Public Library.

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IDOT: Route 21/137 Project 58 Percent Complete Construction is set to be finished in spring 2014.

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ILSenDems: Manar to host discussion on education funding, other state issues in Kincaid http://bit.ly/1cZ3pEU Manar to host discussion on education funding, other state issues in Kincaid http://bit.ly/1cZ3pEU

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IllinoisPlaces: The Downtown Neighborhood Association is sad to hear that Villa Verone Restaurant – Elg… http://schmap.it/JeDFSO?a The Downtown Neighborhood Association is sad to hear that Villa Verone Restaurant – Elg… http://schmap.it/JeDFSO?a (via @downtownelgin)

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Caption Contest! Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * Bill Daley at a Mexican Independence Day parade this past weekend… Caption?

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Koch brothers buying Molex in $7.2 billion deal – SouthtownStar Koch brothers buying Molex in $7.2 billion dealSouthtownStarKoch Industries Inc. is buying Lisle-basd electronic components and cables maker Molex for approximately $6.86 billion. Koch — run by the billionaire brothers Charles and David — said Monday that it will pay $38.50 per Molex Inc. share. That’s a 31 …

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La Grange toll violator intends to fight fines – The Doings La Grange 1 La Grange toll violator intends to fight finesThe Doings La GrangePatti Bellock, R-47th, whose district includes Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Clarendon Hills, Elmhurst and part of Western Springs, had that concern. “I’m strongly supportive of going after the people who abuse the system,” Bellock said. But several years ago …

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Chicago gas prices highest in Lower 48 states – Crain’s Chicago Business 48 Chicago gas prices highest in Lower 48 statesCrain’s Chicago Business(AP) — The average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. has risen 3 cents a gallon during the past two weeks, according to a survey that also shows Chicago tops the price list. The increase recorded by the Lundberg Survey all but reverses a 4 percent …

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Edwardsville teacher nominated for top state award – Alton Telegraph 100+ Edwardsville teacher nominated for top state awardAlton Telegraph“These eleven teachers are excellent representatives of Illinois’ many enthusiastic and passionate educators who are leading our children and schools,” said Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Gery J. Chico. “They consistently create new …

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Edwardsville teacher nominated for top state award – Alton Telegraph 100+ Edwardsville teacher nominated for top state awardAlton TelegraphThe Early Career Educator became the most recent addition in 2006. Brian Curtin is the 2013-2014 Illinois Teacher of the Year. Brian teaches English at Schaumburg High School in Township High School District 211. “This has definitely been a life …

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Legislative race to watch is second challenge to Berrios’ daughter: Brown – Chicago Sun-Times 100+ Legislative race to watch is second challenge to Berrios’ daughter: BrownChicago Sun-TimesToni Berrios, daughter of Joe Berrios, the Cook County assessor and Democratic Party chairman. “No one saw us coming,” said Guzzardi, formerly a Huffington Post writer and more recently a communications worker for the University of Chicago before …

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Illinois must address state infrastructure – Clinton Herald Illinois must address state infrastructureClinton HeraldThe group Transportation for Illinois Coalition cautions that without more of an investment, one out of every 10 bridges and one in every three miles of roads will be unacceptable for use within five years. It’s about time someone stirred the pot and …

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Conroy, Villa Park police to present safe driving seminar to seniors – Suburban Life Publications Conroy, Villa Park police to present safe driving seminar to seniorsSuburban Life PublicationsState Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has arranged for Natalie Kahn of the Illinois Secretary of State’s office to present an Illinois Rules of the Road seminar to educate seniors about new and proposed traffic laws. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Sept.

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Illinois Tool Works names new CFO – Chicago Tribune Illinois Tool Works names new CFOChicago TribuneLarsen was the president and chief executive of Gardner Denver Inc., an industrial machinery maker formerly based in Illinois. Before Gardner, he held a number of finance roles at General Electric for 15 years. ITW, a Glenview-based conglomerate that …Illinois Tool Works Names ex-Gardner Denver CEO Its New CFOIllinois Tool Works (ITW) Appoints Mich

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Stateline Educator A Finalist For Illinois’ Top Teacher – MyStateline.com 2 MyStateline.comStateline Educator A Finalist For Illinois’ Top TeacherMyStateline.comBrian Curtin is the 2013-2014 Illinois Teacher of the Year. Brian teaches English at Schaumburg High School in Township High School District 211. “This has definitely been a life-changing and career-changing experience because of all the people that I …

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Elaine Nekritz – Deerfield, IL Patch
Lake County Considers Smoking Ban at Forest Preserve Playgrounds 1 The new rule will be voted on Tuesday.

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Driving School Suddenly Shuts Down, Leaving Parents Scrambling 5 CHICAGO (CBS) — Some student drivers have more than parallel parking to worry about. Their driving school, Northwest Suburban Driving School, abruptly closed last week. At the Crystal Lake location, one of eight Northwest Suburban schools in the area, parents and students showed up on Thursday to find a note saying classes were canceled. There also was an eviction notice from the landlord on the o

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
City Council Committee Approves Rewrite Of Gun Laws 1K CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago City Council Committee has approved a rewrite of the City’s gun laws that has both gun control and gun rights advocates claiming victory, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. [cbs-audio url=http://cbschicago.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/mp3_bc-carts-concealed-council-090913-w1.mp3 size=340px download=false name="City Council Committee Approves Rewrite Of Gun Laws

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Alderman may run for Illinois House seat – Alton Telegraph 3 Alderman may run for Illinois House seatAlton TelegraphJohn Shimkus, R-Collinsville, for about two and a half years and is vice president of IRC Inc., a subsidiary of Illinois Road Contractors, which is owned by his family. The 100th District covers the counties of Morgan, Scott, Pike, Greene, Jersey and …

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Scott Drury – Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, IL Patch
Register for Ditka Dash to Run, Party at Soldier Field Will you be among the runners and walkers who get to go home with a Ditka-esque mustache and aviator sunglasses?

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Zinzinger, Feeling Snubbed, Gets White House Phone Call: Report – NBC Chicago NBC Chicago (blog)Zinzinger, Feeling Snubbed, Gets White House Phone Call: ReportNBC Chicago (blog)Email. |. Print. Zinzinger, Feeling Snubbed, Gets White House Phone Call. advertisement. Click Here! Photos and Videos. Rep. Schakowsky Unsure On Syria Vote. Rep. Jan Schakowsky needs more answers before she can commit to a strike on Syria. Rep.Democrats Reluctant to Support Obama on Syria Strike

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Congressman Mike Quigley visits Union Ridge – Norridge Harwood Heights News Congressman Mike Quigley visits Union RidgeNorridge Harwood Heights NewsUnion Ridge school in Harwood Heights started off the school year right with a visit from Congressman Mike Quigley from Illinois 5th District. According to the Union Ridge Website: Union Ridge 7th grade U.S. History students had special visitors to …

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Elaine Nekritz – Deerfield, IL Patch
How Should Rep. Brad Schneider Vote on Syria Attack? 2 Now is the time to tell Schneider where you stand. Should he vote in favor of the Syria attack? Vote in our poll above and let us know in the comments.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Marriage defense appears on Downstate billboards 2 DWIGHT – Illinois Family Institute and traditional marriage supporters have placed two pro-marriage billboards located on the southbound side of I-55 near Dwight and the southbound side of I-57 near Paxton. The signs saying, "’He who made them at the…

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Video: Derrick Rose Battles Dragons, Ninjas 84 (CBS) This is weird. But, if there’s one take away from this video, shot during Derrick Rose’s “D. Rose Tour” in Asia, it’s that the Bulls’ point guard appears to be healthy – even his surgically repaired left knee that kept him out all of last season. Check out the video above as Rose plays basketball against fans dressed as dragons, ninjas and samurais… for some reason.

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Gov. Quinn Continues Pension Pressure – WSIU Gov. Quinn Continues Pension PressureWSIUQuinn says the state can’t do anything else until it resolves this cloud over the Illinois economy. In July, the governor vetoed pay for lawmakers, so they have missed two first-of-the-month paychecks so far. That veto is being challenged in court. The …

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Environmentalists Warn of Ohio River Threats – WSIU 4 Environmentalists Warn of Ohio River ThreatsWSIUKim Knowles of the Prairie Rivers Network says allowing those mixing zones puts Illinois communities along the river at risk. “If you look at the Ohio River in Illinois, it runs through some pretty significant recreational areas,” Knowles said. “The …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Chicago attempts end run around right-to-carry law 23 CHICAGO – Officials in Chicago – where gun violence has persisted despite some of the nation’s toughest handgun restrictions – are attempting an end run around a new state law that allows the public possession of concealed firearms. A City…

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redeyechicago: Today is officially Ventra day. Don’t forget to hashtag all #ventravents to let us know how it’s going. Today is officially Ventra day. Don’t forget to hashtag all #ventravents to let us know how it’s going.

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Commentary: Term limits needed – Jacksonville Journal Courier Commentary: Term limits neededJacksonville Journal CourierFor decades reporters, editorial writers and the occasional fawning sycophant have taken to referring to him not just as “The Speaker” but as “The Powerful Speaker.” Senate President John Cullerton is the godfather of Madigan’s son and began his career …

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Emanuel to appoint former Chicago alderman to Metra board A former Chicago Alderman is expected to become the newest member of the Metra board. Mayor Emanuel is expected to appoint Martin Oberman to replace Larry Huggins, who resigned last month. Oberman represented Chicago’s 43rd Ward. He has a track record as an independent, and a man who campaigned for openness in city budgeting. Oberman is currently a civil litigation attorney.

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Editorial: Cleansing dialysis center of government waste – STLtoday.com 12 Editorial: Cleansing dialysis center of government wasteSTLtoday.comJohn M. Shimkus, R-Ill., John Lewis, D-Ga., and Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M. While they don’t share in party membership, they do share in industry money. They are among the top recipients of campaign contributions from the industry, which has donated at least …

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pjstar: Good morning – here’s the front page of today’s Journal Star: pic.twitter.com/qr3phZG7m5 Good morning – here’s the front page of today’s Journal Star: pic.twitter.com/qr3phZG7m5

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Analyst: Illinois Economy Getting Better – WSIU 3 Analyst: Illinois Economy Getting BetterWSIUBut as Brian Mackey reports, at least one outside observer is seeing at least a modest improvement. Illinois has been one of the slowest states to recover from the Great Recession. But at least one analyst says things are getting better. Enlarge image …

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Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3000 Jobs in Second Quarter – Wall Street Journal Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3000 Jobs in Second QuarterWall Street Journal… Illinois companies with the expertise needed to support the modernization, such as Intren, Inc. A specialist in construction for the utility industry, Intren is playing a key role in ComEd’s accelerated efforts to refurbish and replace underground …

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Danville council committee takes up dam issue – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteDanville council committee takes up dam issueChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteChris McCloud, spokesman with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said the state’s dam removal initiative is funded by state capital dollars. But the state is restricting that funding to partial or full removal of the dams, according to …

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Goel announces 8th congressional candidacy – Chicago Daily Herald 21 Goel announces 8th congressional candidacyChicago Daily HeraldDuring the 2012 campaign, Kumar and other businessmen established an Indian-American SuperPAC to support Duckworth’s opponent in the general election, former congressman Joe Walsh. Kumar told the crowd Sunday that he attended an NRCC …

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RonSandack: We almost lap the "2nd place" state. IL has the most units of government & likely the least effective. Time 4 change http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-townships-20130909,0,212900.story … We almost lap the "2nd place" state. IL has the most units of government & likely the least effective. Time 4 change http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-townships-20130909,0,212900.story

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ilhousegop: In The Know Illinois: Concealed Carry Training, Capitol Renovations, Illinois History & More: http://www.intheknowillinois.com/2013/09/concealed-carry-training-capitol.html?spref=tw … In The Know Illinois: Concealed Carry Training, Capitol Renovations, Illinois History & More:http://www.intheknowillinois.com/2013/09/concealed-carry-training-capitol.html?spref=tw

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