Today’s headlines — Wednesday, Sept. 11

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ISP posts application for concealed carry instructor
SPRINGFIELD – In advance of last week’s statutory deadline, Illinois State Police made the Illinois concealed-carry firearms instructor and curriculum applications available on its website.

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Chenoa mayor worries about liability of police moonlighting CHENOA — A police consultant’s review of a March 10 shooting incident involving a part-time Chenoa police officer working as a grocery store security guard has raised liability concerns for th…

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Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford makes stops in Freeport area – Freeport Journal-Standard 4 Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford makes stops in Freeport areaFreeport Journal-StandardStephenson County Sheriff David Snyders (left) talks with Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford at a luncheon hosted by local businessman Brian Stewart in the Stewart Centre on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in Freeport. Rutherford has announced his …

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MGlisovicWICD: Champaign Federation of Teachers hold an informational picket during contract negotiations: @WICD http://wicd15.com/news/top-stories/stories/cft-holds-informational-picket-contract-negotiations-8333.shtml … Champaign Federation of Teachers hold an informational picket during contract negotiations: @WICD http://wicd15.com/news/top-stories/stories/cft-holds-informational-picket-contract-negotiations-8333.shtml

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AFSCME contract approved Following a brief executive session, no public discussion, and no listing on the agenda of its Tuesday, Sept. 3 meeting, the Wilmington City Council approved a four-year contract with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31, Local 1901.

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News-Gazette.com
State cites Monticello over demolition MONTICELLO — The city has received three citations from the Illinois Department of Labor relating to a home that city workers demolished on the corner of Buchanan and Washington Streets in 2011. All three relate to the lack of asbestos management on the site, which was part of a streetscape project. read more

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QCOnline Metro News
State board of ed will help oversee RI schools’ $6M grant Rock Island-Milan school board members heard Tuesday how the Illinois State Board of Education will help oversee a $6 million School Improvement Grant to transform Rock Island High School. The district was one of four low-performing districts

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Republican governor hopeful bringing campaign to town DIXON – State Treasurer Dan Rutherford, the only 2014 Republican governor candidate who has been elected to statewide office, is bringing his campaign to Dixon today.

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Illinois marks anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks Illinois is marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with solemn remembrances.

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ChuckGoudieABC7: The .@ABC7Chicago I-Team investigates a hidden danger along #SafePassage routes: sex offenders. http://abc7.ws/15P5fDb The .@ABC7Chicago I-Team investigates a hidden danger along #SafePassage routes: sex offenders. http://abc7.ws/15P5fDb

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RutherfordDan: Join me Fri, Sept 13, 12-1:30pm fundraiser luncheon in #Canton at Bistro 101 (101 E. Elm St). Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/34/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Join me Fri, Sept 13, 12-1:30pm fundraiser luncheon in #Canton at Bistro 101 (101 E. Elm St). Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/34/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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RutherfordDan: I’m live tomorrow (9/11) on @1440WROK #Rockford w/ Riley O’Neil & @ScotBertram at 8:09am discussing my Lt Gov candidate, #SteveKim. #twill I’m live tomorrow (9/11) on @1440WROK #Rockford w/ Riley O’Neil & @ScotBertram at 8:09am discussing my Lt Gov candidate, #SteveKim. #twill

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GovernorQuinn: On the anniversary eve of 1 of America’s darkest days, we remember the brave men & women who gave their lives to protect our freedom #Sept11 On the anniversary eve of 1 of America’s darkest days, we remember the brave men & women who gave their lives to protect our freedom #Sept11

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SenatorKirk: Verified removal of all #Syrian chemical weapons would be a win for US national security & would avert military action Verified removal of all #Syrian chemical weapons would be a win for US national security & would avert military action

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JudyBaarTopinka: No better way to kick off the Common Sense Tour in #Chicago than with some World-Famous CHEEZBORGERZ! pic.twitter.com/LefJwipyGz No better way to kick off the Common Sense Tour in #Chicago than with some World-Famous CHEEZBORGERZ!pic.twitter.com/LefJwipyGz

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RonSandack: "Boots on the ground" makes me cringe. More than poor choice of words. Lest we forget, talking about American soldiers; humans we care about "Boots on the ground" makes me cringe. More than poor choice of words. Lest we forget, talking about American soldiers; humans we care about

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EdSullivanforIL: Pres. Obama’s second redline is Syria turning over chemical weapons to Russia. What happens if they cross that line? #setuptofailagain Pres. Obama’s second redline is Syria turning over chemical weapons to Russia. What happens if they cross that line? #setuptofailagain

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RutherfordDan: Join me Fri, Sept 13, 12-1:30pm fundraiser luncheon in #Canton at Bistro 101 (101 E. Elm St). Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/34/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Join me Fri, Sept 13, 12-1:30pm fundraiser luncheon in #Canton at Bistro 101 (101 E. Elm St). Tix & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/34/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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RonSandack: Hardly historical past to me. In many respects, 12 years seems like 12 days. http://fb.me/1NMxDbTG2 Hardly historical past to me. In many respects, 12 years seems like 12 days. http://fb.me/1NMxDbTG2

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AFSCME Council 31’s Facebook Wall
News on Murray Center in Centralia, at www.afscme31.org. News on Murray Center in Centralia, at http://www.afscme31.org.Murray Center hearings setwww.afscme31.orgTwo hearings critical to the future of the Murray Developmental Center are now set for October.

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Bertino-Tarrant to Hold Town Hall Meeting – Patch.com Bertino-Tarrant to Hold Town Hall MeetingPatch.comThis town hall meeting is especially unique because Senator Bertino-Tarrant will be joined by experts who can give candid updates on pensions, job creation and regional transportation. “If members of the community are willing to take time out of their …

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Rep. Jakobsson won’t run for re-election – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette 39 Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteRep. Jakobsson won’t run for re-electionChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteNaomi Jakobsson, D-Urbana, announced Tuesday night that she will not run for a seventh term in 2014. And Michael Richards, a Champaign County Board member who managed Jakobsson’s last two campaigns, said he hopes to succeed her in the Illinois …Event on fair taxation in Illinois set Thursday at EIU

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Alderman: Eliminate pay-spike perk now – The State Journal-Register 3 Alderman: Eliminate pay-spike perk nowThe State Journal-RegisterAlderman: Eliminate pay-spike perk now. Zoom. Photos. 06292012police.jpg. Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register. Springfield Police Chief Rob Williams visits with Mayor Mike Houston before five new police officers were sworn in Friday, June 29, 2012.

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IEMA Director Plans Ahead – Alton Daily News Alton Daily NewsIEMA Director Plans AheadAlton Daily NewsBy Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. Jonathon Monken The twelfth anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks will, for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, include a summit on how professionals should handle those with special needs in the event …

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Rep. Hatcher to speak to GOP women – MyWebTimes.com Rep. Hatcher to speak to GOP womenMyWebTimes.com"Kay spoke with such enthusiasm that day and carries that same enthusiasm wherever she goes," explained Steder. She said Hatcher’s advancement through political offices and experience in marketing make her a shining example for women contemplating …

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
City board violating pension order, state agency says Springfield’s police pension board continues to miscalculate pensions of retiring police officers, overpaying them, despite a February 2012 order to stop, according to the Illinois Department of Insurance.

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Illinois lawmakers praise Syria diplomacy bid, but have deep doubts – Chicago Tribune 1 Daily BeastIllinois lawmakers praise Syria diplomacy bid, but have deep doubtsChicago TribuneJan Schakowsky, an Evanston Democrat who is leaning “yes,” said in a statement that “a diplomatic solution is the best way to end Syrian use of chemical weapons.” “If that fails, we should consider the option of a limited strike because I believe the …Suburban members of Congress sound off on SyriaRussia

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
‘Critical’ to do immigration reform now, business/labor say 1 Business and labor leaders said Tuesday they’ll have to do a better job of separating fact from fiction on a federal immigration reform bill if it is to pass in the near future.

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danny davis – Google News
Anyone but Earlean Collins for 1st District Cook County Commissioner – Forest Park Review Anyone but Earlean Collins for 1st District Cook County CommissionerForest Park ReviewRichard Boykin is a west sider with ties to Congressman Danny Davis. And Rory Hoskins is Forest Park’s very own commissioner and clearly a person in search of a higher office. In an organizational and financial mismatch last year, Hoskins came very …

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Congressman Danny Davis on Rahm and ex-cons – Chicago Reader
Rahm checkmates school chess teams 100+ As resources pour into city land deals, little money’s left for youth programs like chess. by Ben Joravsky For the last several weeks, I’ve had a series of long and intense conversations with a fellow named Jerry Neugarten about the state of chess in the Chicago Public Schools. I know that sounds like an odd topic for me, given my obsession with the greater financial state of things, like the mon

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Kadner: For now, Lipinski opposes attack on Syria – SouthtownStar Kadner: For now, Lipinski opposes attack on SyriaSouthtownStarDan Lipinski (D-3rd) said Tuesday that he will not support a congressional resolution giving the president authority for military action against Syria as long as a proposal to have Syria turn over its chemical weapons to the United Nations is on the table.

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ArickaFlowers: Federal Sequestration Takes A Toll On Illinois Head Start Programs http://ow.ly/2zNAj0 Federal Sequestration Takes A Toll On Illinois Head Start Programshttp://ow.ly/2zNAj0

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Deadspin
Illinois Pizza Place Offers Free Pizza If You Show Your Boobs 1K One late-night pizza place on an Illinois college campus has engineered a creative way for girls to pay for pizza slices in lieu of cash. Wait, did I say "creative"? I meant "fucking creepy." Read more…

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Lake County News Sun
New ethics rules have everything but bite EDITORIAL: Lake County Board chairman Aaron Lawlor has decided all 300 county board positions he appoints — from the Metra Board to the Housing Authority — should adhere to a new ethics policy he’s proposing and the county board will vote on this month.

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SenatorRezin: United Way Fundraiser in Minooka- Best of the 80’s http://ow.ly/i/37n63 United Way Fundraiser in Minooka- Best of the 80’s http://ow.ly/i/37n63

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GovernorQuinn: Today I unveiled Portrait of a Soldier at @ColumbiaChi, honoring nearly all #IL servicemembers we’ve lost since 9/11 pic.twitter.com/Y2m16SUGem Today I unveiled Portrait of a Soldier at @ColumbiaChi, honoring nearly all #IL servicemembers we’ve lost since 9/11pic.twitter.com/Y2m16SUGem

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GovernorQuinn: We shall #NeverForget & 9/11/13 is now known as Patriot Day & National Day of Service & Remembrance in #IL http://tinyurl.com/nqg5ngb We shall #NeverForget & 9/11/13 is now known as Patriot Day & National Day of Service & Remembrance in #ILhttp://tinyurl.com/nqg5ngb

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REST IN PEACE: Former Jacksonville city alderman, Morgan County Republican Chair… REST IN PEACE: Former Jacksonville city alderman, Morgan County Republican Chairman, and Illinois state Rep. Harris Rowe died Sunday morning. He was 89.Former Jax Alderman, State Rep. Dieswics.comThe community of Jacksonville is mourning the loss of a strong civic leader.Harris Rowe died Sunday

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Search Results – The Quad-City Times
New casino proposal includes funds for Q-C agencies On the eve of the Davenport City Council’s scheduled vote on a development agreement with Dan Kehl’s Scott County Casino, leaders behind a new proposal wasted no time unveiling more details ab…

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Elaine Nekritz – Northbrook, IL Patch
Walmart Surveillance Tracks Customers From the Parking Lot Walmart stores can have more than 200 surveillance cameras to monitor shoppers in and outside of the store.

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Panel calls for gas use tax 7 ALTON — Customers who buy natural gas on the open market may be taxed on their usage if city officials proceed with plans to implement a municipal gas use tax.

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Freedom 1530 WCKG | Ron Paul, Alex Jones, Mancow, Peter Schiff, Free Talk Live, Ernie Hancock, No Agenda, Dan Patrick
Statewide ISAT scores plummet after bar is raised By Diane Rado Source Chicago Tribune State exam scores plunged to record lows across most grades after the state raised the bar for passing the spring 2013 exams for third- through eighth-graders, according to results released Tuesday. Overall, math scores took the biggest hit on the Illinois Standards Achievement Tests, which were given in March. The steepest drop was for third-graders taking the

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Peoria Public Radio
In Iowa, Blind People Can Carry Guns In Public; Not Everyone’s A Fan A debate is taking place in Iowa over the ability of people who are legally or completely blind to carry guns in public.

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Shimkus visits Community Services facility – Shelbyville Daily Union Shimkus visits Community Services facilityShelbyville Daily UnionCongressman John Shimkus visited one of Shelbyville “gems” Friday when he stopped at Shelby County Community Services. Rep. Shimkus made visits throughout his district in the days before returning to Washington, D.C. for the fall session. Shimkus …

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Evanston Now – News from Evanston’s online newspaper
Poverty rising faster in most suburbs than here 3 Poverty is rising much faster in most metro Chicago suburbs than it is in Evanston. read more

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LisaMadigan: Child pornography charges filed against Watseka man; 47th arrest in Operation Glass House http://bit.ly/15PjWfi via Paxton Record #twill Child pornography charges filed against Watseka man; 47th arrest in Operation Glass House http://bit.ly/15PjWfi via Paxton Record #twill

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SenatorKirk: Last month I traveled 1000 miles around #Illinois. Check out this video to learn more: http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=video&id=859 #WorkingForYou Last month I traveled 1000 miles around #Illinois. Check out this video to learn more: http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=video&id=859 #WorkingForYou

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QuinnForIL: Irony of the Day: #Millionairebanker @BillDaleyIL attacking Gov. Quinn for not cleaning up the economic mess Daley helped create fast enough Irony of the Day: #Millionairebanker @BillDaleyIL attacking Gov. Quinn for not cleaning up the economic mess Daley helped create fast enough

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ILSenDems: UPCOMING: Criminal Justice Forum this Sunday, Sept. 15 http://bit.ly/16iuwZL UPCOMING: Criminal Justice Forum this Sunday, Sept. 15 http://bit.ly/16iuwZL

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RepKellyCassidy: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/48th-Ward-Annual-Meeting-on-September-15th-at-11-00-a-m-.html?soid=1101693181709&aid=dBZ3JPMb8yY … http://myemail.constantcontact.com/48th-Ward-Annual-Meeting-on-September-15th-at-11-00-a-m-.html?soid=1101693181709&aid=dBZ3JPMb8yY

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dan rutherford – Google News
No Republicans ready to take on Jesse White in 2014 – Quad City Times No Republicans ready to take on Jesse White in 2014Quad City Times… White received nearly 70 percent of the vote against political unknown Robert Enriquez of Aurora. In 2006, then-Sen. Dan Rutherford, R-Chenoa, garnered 1.1 million votes to White’s 2.2 million. When White makes his formal announcement, he will head …

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thomasfrisbie: A little-known piece of 1930s Chicago history http://ow.ly/oKtFF A little-known piece of 1930s Chicago history http://ow.ly/oKtFF

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tim bivins – Google News
Durbin, Bustos Say Thomson Prison Will Open if Budget Passes – Prairie Advocate Prairie AdvocateDurbin, Bustos Say Thomson Prison Will Open if Budget PassesPrairie AdvocateTim Bivins, Representatives Jim Sacia and Mike Smiddy, Carroll Co. Sheriff Jeff Doran, and West Carroll Supt. Craig Mathers. They agree that federal officials remain committed to opening the vacant prison, but securing funding remains a key obstacle in …

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Search Results – The Quad-City Times
Downstate rail proposal seeks funding A proposal to study a passenger rail link between the Quad-Cities and other downstate Illinois communities was dealt a blow last week when the federal government did not include it in a list o…

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Democratic House political chief Illinois 2014 rundown: Braced for big Bustos, Enyart contests 4 WASHINGTON—The chair of the Democratic House political operation on Tuesday deemed every Chicago area incumbent in good shape heading into the 2014 contests, not expecting—with one exception—replays of bruising 2012 battles. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) briefed reporters on the 2014 political landscape at a breakfast organized by the Christian Science

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Evanston Patch
Check Out the Northwestern Basketball Coach’s New Winnetka Home The newly built $2.5 million home features seven bedrooms and bar with a wine cellar.

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Evanston Patch
Should Evanston Ban Concealed Weapons in Restaurants? The Chicago City Council is considering banning concealed weapons in all establishments that serve alcohol. Should Evanston follow suit?

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Veto session looms as marriage organizers push for last votes – Windy City Times 30 Veto session looms as marriage organizers push for last votesWindy City TimesIllinois Unites for Marriage, the coalition of organizations leading that charge, has put 19 field organizers on the ground in 38 districts across the state. The campaign has also employed a field director and two deputy field directors under Campaign …

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1 Ray Hanania 7 Minute Bio: Journalism, Humor, Communications Ray Hanania offers a brief 7 minute glimpse into his life of journalism/. How he got started? Where he worked? The power of humor in communications, and the … From: Ray Hanania Views: 26 0 ratings Time: 07:01 More in News & Politics

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Governor hopefuls voice views in Gibson City – Paxton Record Governor hopefuls voice views in Gibson CityPaxton RecordMichael Madigan of Chicago “the poster boy for term limits.” Brady reminded attendees of the importance of every vote, saying he lost the 2010 election for governor by just 16,000 votes. Brady still believes he is the party’s best chance to elect a …

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Will County’s first Latino judge appointed to bench Joliet’s annual Mexican Independence Day parade had an added celebration as Will County’s first Latino judge led the parade last weekend.

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31 Laura Kent Donahue: It’s about helping people Check out this video for Laura Donahue’s campaign for Adams County Circuit Clerk. From: Glenn Hodas Views: 174 0 ratings Time: 00:32 More in News & Politics

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Carbondale Times
Big changes coming to Carterville intersection CARTERVILLE — The state is investing almost $8.4 million into additional improvements near the congested intersection at Rt. 13 and Division Street in Carterville. Gov. Pat Quinn last week announced a capital investment of nearly $7.9 million for the widening and resurfacing of Division Street near the intersection, in addition to the construction of new frontage roads. In a separate project, th

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Joliet Patch
Second Bust Made in Beating, Robbery of Casino Winner: Police 75 Becca Prater, 17, is one of several people who allegedly beat a Chicago man with a baseball bat and took his $950 casino winnings, according to Will County reports.

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Nekritz’ take on Bost’s rant over the rules: | DailyHerald.com Blogs
For lawmakers, a quiet summer with Metra State Rep. Mike Tryon, a Crystal Lake Republican, vented today that it’s been nearly 60 days since he asked for a meeting of the General Assembly’s Mass Transit Committee to talk about the infamous hiring memo written by former Metra CEO Alex Clifford. Clifford left Metra with a severance package of up to $718,000 after making allegations about improper hiring practices at the commuter rail agency

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Illinews: WBBM: Two Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Minority Contracting Fraud http://cbsloc.al/1eeo4J7 WBBM: Two Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Minority Contracting Fraud http://cbsloc.al/1eeo4J7

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Affordable Care Act’s impact on population health to be discussed – The State Journal-Register Affordable Care Act’s impact on population health to be discussedThe State Journal-RegisterPanelists and speakers will include Dr. David Gill from the Illinois Department of Public Health; Michael Jones from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services; Ryan Lewis from Hospital Sisters Health System; Dr. David Graham from …

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Illiana Under Fire: Tollway proponents will have to buck broad opposition to gain planning agency approval Proponents of the proposed Illiana Tollway have their work cut out for them due to wide-ranging opposition, including regional planning staff, according to a Will County economic development official.

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Lawsuit alleges disabled man killed after Cahokia jailers confined him with dangerous inmate A federal lawsuit alleges Cahokia jailers failed to protect a defenseless man killed by a dangerous felon in a crowded cell, according to court documents.Click to Continue »

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IWU moves up in annual U.S. News college ranking BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Wesleyan University moved up five places in the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of national liberal arts colleges in its newest “Best Colleges” publication.

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Trib_ed_board: Editorial: Halting the Midway Airport deal was the right call. http://trib.in/15NcT0T Editorial: Halting the Midway Airport deal was the right call. http://trib.in/15NcT0T

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tkacich: Parent of Urbana hospital suffers another big quarterly loss http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130910/NEWS03/130919992/presence-health-hit-by-back-to-back-quarterly-losses … Parent of Urbana hospital suffers another big quarterly loss http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130910/NEWS03/130919992/presence-health-hit-by-back-to-back-quarterly-losses

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Illini coach Beckman: ‘We will not break the rules’ 1 On yet another day hijacked by reports of a major scandal in college football, Tim Beckman has a message for University of Illinois alumni and all supporters of the Illini football program. “We will not be in trouble,” the second-year coach told the Sun-Times on Tuesday. “We will not break the rules. I haven’t ever Continue reading →

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sfornek: "Gov. Quinn blasts Capitol rehab: ‘Palace of Versailles’" So is Quinn Louis XVI or Marie-Antoinette? Sydney Carton? http://bit.ly/1aAgfMm "Gov. Quinn blasts Capitol rehab: ‘Palace of Versailles’" So is Quinn Louis XVI or Marie-Antoinette? Sydney Carton? http://bit.ly/1aAgfMm

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EDITORIAL: Capitol door project deserves knocks – STLtoday.com EDITORIAL: Capitol door project deserves knocksSTLtoday.comA $50 million renovation of its Capitol at a time when Illinois’ credit rating is the worst of any state in the nation seems like a bad idea. Proponents of the project argue that the historic building’s infrastructure needs an upgrade, but the same …

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Eastern Illinois, UIC move up in college rankings – Chicago Sun-Times 100+ Eastern Illinois, UIC move up in college rankingsChicago Sun-TimesEastern Illinois is listed among Midwest regional schools, while UIC is listed among national universities. Robert Morse, director of data research for U.S. News & World Report, said Monday the changes better show how schools educate their students …

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Cardinals announce plans to sell post-season tickets St. Louis (KTVI) – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this morning the plan to sell post-season tickets for the 2013 Cardinals run towards the World Series. The first availability to purchase tickets will come this Thursday, September 12th, when tickets for a potential Wild Card Game and Division Series will go on sale. At 10 a.m., fans can get tickets via phone at 314-345-9000, and at the Busch St

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A way out of poverty: New Illinois law allows some felons to have their … – ChicagoNow 53 ChicagoNow (blog)A way out of poverty: New Illinois law allows some felons to have their …ChicagoNow (blog)A way out of poverty: New Illinois law allows some felons to have their records Rita Allison just wants to get back to work – without her felony convictions hanging over her head. Photo by Yana Kunichoff. In the 1980s, Rita Allison shoplifted from a …

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Emanuel Says City’s Reputation Not Limited To Crime Problems 11 CHICAGO (CBS) – After defending the city’s nationwide image when it comes to violent crime while appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he believes Chicagoans can see the progress the city has made, and know how much culture the city has to offer. “I want to see it faster. I know that doesn’t come as a surprise to some of you. I want to see it yesterday,

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APOConnor: Roger Ebert’s hometown raising money for statue: @AP http://tinyurl.com/oty89b6 @ebertchicago Roger Ebert’s hometown raising money for statue: @APhttp://tinyurl.com/oty89b6 @ebertchicago

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davemckinney123: Quinn: "We’re not designing the Palace of Versailles. The architect…has to understand we believe in doing things in a frugal…manner." Quinn: "We’re not designing the Palace of Versailles. The architect…has to understand we believe in doing things in a frugal…manner."

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davemckinney123: Gov’s action follows Sun-Times reports on $80k statues of maidens, $323k in chandelier purchases for one office and $669k for copper doors. Gov’s action follows Sun-Times reports on $80k statues of maidens, $323k in chandelier purchases for one office and $669k for copper doors.

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers – Belleville News Democrat Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapersBelleville News DemocratJil Tracy, and Treasurer Dan Rutherford selected Chicago attorney Steve Kim. The two other Republican nominees, venture capitalist Bruce Rauner and state Sen. Bill Brady, and the two Democrats, Gov. Pat Quinn and Bill Daley, have said they’re in no …

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Tourism agencies explore merger The Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking into the possibility of re-uniting with VisitGalena.org, Galena’s contract agency that administers the city’s tourism dollars from the 5 percent hotel/motel tax.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illinois Libertarian Party to convene in Bolingbrook Sept. 20-22 12 BOLINGBROOK – Whether it’s wise for America to intervene in foreign countries’ politics is a hot topic throughout America today, and it will be at the Illinois Libertarian Party’s 2014 Convention later this month. Saturday, September 21, a debate discussing:…

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ILSenateGOP: High temperatures are expected throughout the week, read our tips for beating the heat at the link below…. http://fb.me/M4d8rM9w High temperatures are expected throughout the week, read our tips for beating the heat at the link below…. http://fb.me/M4d8rM9w

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GovernorQuinn: We expect record-breaking temps in the #LandofLincoln this week. Pls remember 100+ cooling centers are open in #IL http://tinyurl.com/os5bj2v We expect record-breaking temps in the #LandofLincoln this week. Pls remember 100+ cooling centers are open in #IL http://tinyurl.com/os5bj2v

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MikeforIllinois: Had a great time in #Flossmoor yesterday. Thanks @ToiHutchinson @HastingsforIL and others for a great event! https://www.facebook.com/mikeforillinois/posts/10151651591826961 … #twill Had a great time in #Flossmoor yesterday. Thanks @ToiHutchinson @HastingsforIL and others for a great event! https://www.facebook.com/mikeforillinois/posts/10151651591826961 … #twill

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RonSandack: Smart & conscientious. The selection of John Zediker adds immediate value for Metra and, more importantly, all… http://fb.me/1mUOO5A1N Smart & conscientious. The selection of John Zediker adds immediate value for Metra and, more importantly, all…http://fb.me/1mUOO5A1N

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ChicagoBreaking: Kane, DuPage fill vacancies on transportation agency boards http://trib.in/15NYKAz Kane, DuPage fill vacancies on transportation agency boardshttp://trib.in/15NYKAz

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ChiTribEnt: The sounds of Chicago resonate on new albums http://trib.in/1aA2sW0 The sounds of Chicago resonate on new albums http://trib.in/1aA2sW0

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
NW Side Residents Upset Over Tree-Cutting Plan 3 CHICAGO (CBS) — There’s an uproar in a Northwest Side neighborhood around Horner Park over plans to take out all the trees along the Chicago River from Irving Park to Montrose. The Army Corps of Engineers now says it will push back its plans to bulldoze trees by a week, so the community around Horner Park can have more say in the process. The project was planned years ago, but the federal money is

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UIS enrollment tops 5000 for fourth year – The State Journal-Register 18 UIS enrollment tops 5000 for fourth yearThe State Journal-RegisterEnrollment for the 2013 fall semester at the University of Illinois Springfield is 5,137 — up nearly 100 students compared to fall 2012, which was 5,048 students. The total marks four years the university has been above 5,000 students, according to UIS.

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Elmhurst Fire Department warns residents about sky lantern hazards ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Fire Department reminds residents that sky lanterns are not only dangerous, but illegal.

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Balkema joins GOP race in 11th Congressional 1 NORTH AURORA – In announcing that he is running for Congress in the 11th Congressional District, Grundy County Board member Chris Balkema on Tuesday said he would work to break the gridlock in Congress.

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ComEd Warns Excessive Heat May Cause Power Outages Commonwealth Edison is asking customers to manage energy use efficiently during excessive heat to avoid brownouts and power outages.

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Feds Say Pullman Historic District Should Be National Park – CBS Local 2 Feds Say Pullman Historic District Should Be National ParkCBS LocalWBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports the National Park Service has completed a study that says the Pullman Historic District is worthy of becoming a national park, due to its historical significance. The district is already a …

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Illinois schools’ test scores dip under new scale – Northwest Herald Illinois schools’ test scores dip under new scaleNorthwest HeraldThe Illinois Standards Achievement Test is given to third through eighth graders in public schools. The board of education last year raised requirements for better alignment with tests given to high school students for college and career readiness. The …

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Illinois commit Roberts tears ACL 1 Rice Lake (Wis.) linebacker Austin Roberts, a Class of 2014 linebacker commit for Illinois, was having a superb senior season so far, but tore his ACL on Friday night and is done for the season. Austin Roberts has compiled 46 tackles this season for Rice Lake (Wis.) High School. Those tackle totals will likely remain the rest of the season after the Class of 2014 Illinois commit tore an ACL

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CFD battles Lakeview fire during Chicago heat wave 17 A firefighter is being ”evaluated” after responding to a fire in the 3600-block of North Wayne on one of the hottest days of the year, according to CFD Media. No other injuries were reported.

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Tarter: Business booming locally – Peoria Journal Star 2 Tarter: Business booming locallyPeoria Journal StarSomebody asked me the other day if we had enough business stories to cover. The fact is our cup runneth over. Business abounds in central Illinois. Here are just a few examples: – Peoria was recently ranked 12th by Global Trade magazine, which outlines …

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Uneven rollout of Medicaid expansion leaves HIV, AIDS patients in limbo – Al Jazeera America 88 Al Jazeera AmericaUneven rollout of Medicaid expansion leaves HIV, AIDS patients in limboAl Jazeera AmericaLawmakers in Wilson’s state of Illinois have thrown their support behind both health care reform and Medicaid expansion. Those in Louisiana have not. When states don’t participate, the federal government will help set up exchanges that some fear will …

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SIH Joins BJC Collaborative 2 Southern Illinois Healthcare is joining a collaborative lead by the parent organization of Barnes Jewish Hospital.

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Plainfield Patch
Police: Man Swindled In-Laws, Skipped Town David Wiesenthal is accused of stealing from a Plainfield resident who was kind enough to give him a home.

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Two Wrongly Convicted Men Set Free By Judge 2 Carl Chatman CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County prosecutors went to court on Tuesday to have a judge dismiss the convictions of two men one for a 1990 murder and another for 2002 rape. play pause Two Men Freed From Prison WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser Now, both are being freed from downstate prisons, WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez was there when Carl C

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Website on ‘Governing’ Ranks Illinois’ Economy 45th in the Nation – MyStateline.com 14 MyStateline.comWebsite on ‘Governing’ Ranks Illinois’ Economy 45th in the NationMyStateline.com"If the state’s overall economy was improving and the job numbers in particular were trending up, it would make it easier for voters and the news media to overlook the governor’s failings as a leader and his inability to move legislation through the …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Weems says emergency procurement comparison unfair Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * CMS director Malcolm Weems testified last week before the Procurement Policy Board in response to a Lee Enterprises story that included figures showing emergency no-bid purchases are way up. From his remarks… Of the 346 referenced emergencies for FY13, 164 were either extensions of existing contracts or below the small purchase threshold. […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Moody’s: Illinois now recovering from recession 1 Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * One of the major credit rating firms has declared Illinois is no longer in a recession, and has started to recover… “The housing market is picking up in Chicago,” Cochrane says. “The large service- and finance-based economy in Chicago also seems to be picking a little bit, and hiring is improving.” Much […]

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Illinois encourages education during Suicide Prevention Week 5 With suicide fluctuating between the second and third leading cause of deaths among Illinois adolescents, the state department of public health is encouraging residents to learn more suicide and how they can prevent it.

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Illinois sues property maintenance firm over foreclosure actions – Chicago Tribune Illinois sues property maintenance firm over foreclosure actionsChicago TribuneThe state of Illinois is suing the nation’s largest firm that maintains foreclosed homes for lenders, alleging that it illegally broke into the occupied homes of people behind on their mortgage or in foreclosure, locked them out and removed their …

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rkprsolutions: Illinois Image: Gov. Jim Thompson, 1980 http://www.lib.niu.edu/1980/ii800113 pic.twitter.com/hyHLsERvXEIllinois Image: Gov. Jim Thompson, 1980http://www.lib.niu.edu/1980/ii800113 pic.twitter.com/hyHLsERvXE

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Weems says emergency procurement comparison unfair Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * CMS director Malcolm Weems testified last week before the Procurement Policy Board in response to a Lee Enterprises story that included figures showing emergency no-bid purchases are way up. From his remarks… Of the 346 referenced emergencies for FY13, 164 were either extensions of existing contracts or below the small purchase threshold. […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Moody’s: Illinois now recovering from recession 1 Posted by Barton Lorimor (@bartonlorimor) * One of the major credit rating firms has declared Illinois is no longer in a recession, and has started to recover… “The housing market is picking up in Chicago,” Cochrane says. “The large service- and finance-based economy in Chicago also seems to be picking a little bit, and hiring is improving.” Much […]

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State opens cooling centers 1 BLOOMINGTON — With temperatures pushing the triple digits, the state has opened a number of cooling centers for those who do not have access to air conditioning.

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Elmhurst Patch
Ex-Chicago Schools Chief Will Talk About His Mission to Reform Public Schools 2 Paul Vallas will discuss "Eighteen Years in the Eye of the Storm" at Elmhurst College Thursday.

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WICS Top Stories
Public Invited to Share Thoughts on Illinois Transit Illinois transportation officials are announcing a series of meetings for the public regarding the state’s long-range transit plans for 2015-2020. The first will be held September 16 at IDOT’s headquarters in Peoria. The meetings will give residents and business leaders an opportunity to offer input on the Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Plan. …

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Attorney General Madigan: Iroquois County Man Arrested for Child Pornography – eNews Park Forest 12 CP24 Toronto’s Breaking NewsAttorney General Madigan: Iroquois County Man Arrested for Child PornographyeNews Park ForestAttorney General Lisa Madigan yesterday said a Watseka man was charged with multiple counts of child pornography as part of “Operation Glass House,” a statewide initiative launched to apprehend the most active offenders who download and trade child …Watseka man arrested for ch

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FBI looking for “I-55 Bandit” ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The “I-55 Bandit” may have robbed over ten banks in five states. He has robbed or attempted to rob banks in Illinois, Missouri, Maryland, West Virginia and Tennessee. Now, the FBI is seeking the public’s help to find the suspect. The suspect is described as a white male in his early to mid 20s with a thin build. He has short brown or stra

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Metro Transit labor talks to resume Wednesday Contract talks between Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 and the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) will resume Wednesday at 1 p.m., a spokesperson for Metro Transit announced Tuesday.

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KevinMHaas: Dear Internet, Rockford’s Taco Bell vote was 7 years ago. Why do we keep bringing it up? http://ow.ly/oKaHgDear Internet, Rockford’s Taco Bell vote was 7 years ago. Why do we keep bringing it up? http://ow.ly/oKaHg

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ILBlogNetwork: Cap Fax: Moody’s: Illinois now recovering from recession http://dlvr.it/3xY6fp Cap Fax: Moody’s: Illinois now recovering from recession http://dlvr.it/3xY6fp

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EdSullivanforIL: @akeefe @johnfritchey I am all about being healthy and being bipartisan but in this case not at the same time. @akeefe @johnfritchey I am all about being healthy and being bipartisan but in this case not at the same time.

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Emanuel gives CFO Scott vote of confidence Mayor Rahm Emanuel gave embattled Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott a vote of confidence Tuesday in the wake of controversy surrounding bond deals she’s been involved with and her recommendation that the mayor hire now-indicted ex-comptroller Amer Ahmad.

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Chicago tries to keep cool in extreme heat 1 Temperatures are expected to climb into the upper 90′s Tuesday, forcing at least 16 Chicago area schools to close and more than 40 others to send students home early to beat the heat. It was already 92 degrees by noon and the mercury is still rising. This could become the hottest day in 2013. The record for this date is 95 set in 1983. We just need to hold until Wednesday, when temperatures are e

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IL_Observer: @Bill_Brady: "He will go down in history as the worst President of the United States" at GOP governor’s forum. #twill #barackobama @Bill_Brady: "He will go down in history as the worst President of the United States" at GOP governor’s forum. #twill #barackobama

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BrianCostin: Does state law need to be changed to push governments to be more #transparent? http://bit.ly/1dYt1EE #twillDoes state law need to be changed to push governments to be more #transparent? http://bit.ly/1dYt1EE #twill

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kcchronicle: Kane County Board to appoint former St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte to Regional Transportation Authority post. Kane County Board to appoint former St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte to Regional Transportation Authority post.

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KFVS12 – KFVS12 Home
E-cigarettes may equal nicotine patches for smoking cessation Electronic cigarettes and nicotine patches are equally effective at helping smokers quit, according to findings from what’s thought to be the first clinical trial to compare the two methods.

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Ethics panel considers sexual harassment expert The Legislative Ethics Commission will consider bringing in an expert on sexual harassment to train Kentucky lawmakers on behavior that crosses the line to impropriety.

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Ex-DuPage County Board member Zediker confirmed for Metra board 19 DuPage County Board members on Tuesday confirmed John Zediker’s appointment to the embattled Metra board of directors. The 41-year-old Naperville resident fills the seat formerly held by Paul Darley, who stepped down in late July. "I value his judgment and his expertise," county board Chairman Dan Cronin said. "I have no doubt there will be no learning curve with John Zediker. He will immerse…

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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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StateRepLouLang: 9/11 Commemoration. I’m speaking to the Masons at their 12th Anniversary 9/11 remembrance ceremony; Skokie; 9/11; 6:30 p.m. #twill 9/11 Commemoration. I’m speaking to the Masons at their 12th Anniversary 9/11 remembrance ceremony; Skokie; 9/11; 6:30 p.m. #twill

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SenatorMcCarter: NO OFFICIAL IDENTIFICATION YET, BUT BODY OF SMALL CHILD FOUND IN EFFINGHAM COUNTY A frantic search by hundreds… http://fb.me/1M737wW6I NO OFFICIAL IDENTIFICATION YET, BUT BODY OF SMALL CHILD FOUND IN EFFINGHAM COUNTY A frantic search by hundreds… http://fb.me/1M737wW6I

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BruceRauner: Must read this @ScottReeder column: http://bit.ly/17TNxjC Pat Quinn is now the protector of the status quo. We need to shake things up! Must read this @ScottReeder column:http://bit.ly/17TNxjC Pat Quinn is now the protector of the status quo. We need to shake things up!

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EdSullivanforIL: Hey @jasonmrudis I ran 4 mi, what did you do? Oh forgot you completed a 2.5 mi swim/112 mi bike/26.2 mi run. Ironman Madison. #Dude #Awesome Hey @jasonmrudis I ran 4 mi, what did you do? Oh forgot you completed a 2.5 mi swim/112 mi bike/26.2 mi run. Ironman Madison. #Dude #Awesome

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EAKrol: From school, I recall the catchphrase was "Speak softly and carry a big stick." We’ve got the first part down.From school, I recall the catchphrase was "Speak softly and carry a big stick." We’ve got the first part down.

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IOCIRADIO: Governor Pat Quinn is urging those who need a break from the heat to take advantage of the more than 100 cooling… http://fb.me/2PQ5Ljntj Governor Pat Quinn is urging those who need a break from the heat to take advantage of the more than 100 cooling…http://fb.me/2PQ5Ljntj

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RutherfordDan: Off to Freeport lunch and then touring ag facilities this afternoon #twill Off to Freeport lunch and then touring ag facilities this afternoon #twill

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mccann_sam: I hope you can join us for a Senior Health & Information Fair in Jerseyville Thursday! pic.twitter.com/CIIVRjftKu I hope you can join us for a Senior Health & Information Fair in Jerseyville Thursday! pic.twitter.com/CIIVRjftKu

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Website on ‘Governing’ Ranks Illinois’ Economy 45th in the Nation – MyStateline.com 14 MyStateline.comWebsite on ‘Governing’ Ranks Illinois’ Economy 45th in the NationMyStateline.comTerry Branstad of Iowa. The website writes of his leadership, "Meanwhile, in Iowa, another state with robust partisan competition, Republican Gov. Terry Brandstad is in fine shape for re-election in 2014, due in part to an economy that, by our measure …

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Du Quoin Educator Finalist For Teacher Of The Year – WSIL TV 65 CIproud.comDu Quoin Educator Finalist For Teacher Of The YearWSIL TV“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. A selection committee comprised of …Unit 5 teacher a finalist for Teacher of the YearEdwardsville teacher nominated

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mridolfi: Kehl Development CEO Dan Kehl has this to say about Davenport’s latest casino offer: http://bit.ly/19E7ts7 pic.twitter.com/H42jrGAqmD Kehl Development CEO Dan Kehl has this to say about Davenport’s latest casino offer: http://bit.ly/19E7ts7 pic.twitter.com/H42jrGAqmD

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CThomasABC7: .@BillDaleyIL on $670k Capitol doors: If I was Governor "all hell would break loose". pic.twitter.com/FTMmb1nmB0 .@BillDaleyIL on $670k Capitol doors: If I was Governor "all hell would break loose". pic.twitter.com/FTMmb1nmB0

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Illinois sues property maintenance firm over foreclosure actions – Chicago Tribune Illinois sues property maintenance firm over foreclosure actionsChicago TribuneThe state of Illinois is suing the nation’s largest firm that maintains foreclosed homes for lenders, alleging that it illegally broke into the occupied homes of people behind on their mortgage or in foreclosure, locked them out and removed their …

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Plainfield Patch
Cross Hosts Child Seat Safety Check in Plainfield The event is co-sponsored by the Plainfield Fire Protection District.

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Bertino-Tarrant to Hold Town Hall Meeting The event is Sept. 19

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Law Enforcement Career Fair at WIU Sept. 17 – Western Illinois University News Law Enforcement Career Fair at WIU Sept. 17Western Illinois University NewsMACOMB, IL – Individuals interested in employment or internship opportunities in law enforcement are encouraged to attend the annual Western Illinois University Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) Career Fair from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday, …Counterterrorism Expert Available: WIU Law Enforcement and Justice …

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Romeoville Patch
Romeoville Home of 13-Year-Old Jiu Jitsu Sensation 100+ Taylor Guerra has won 24 titles in four years fighting in the North American Grappling Association. She’s also life-lessons, chief among them how to push toward achieving a goal and how to maintain a healthy respect for others.

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DailyHerald.com > Local News
Kaneland fills school board vacancy 2 Peter Lopatin was appointed to the Kaneland school board Monday night. He replaces Joe Oberweis, who resigned in August because he is moving out of the district.

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ArickaFlowers: AFL-CIO Plans To Expand Membership To More Non-Union Groups http://ow.ly/2zMTEn AFL-CIO Plans To Expand Membership To More Non-Union Groupshttp://ow.ly/2zMTEn

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Report: Deng To Explore Free Agency 100+ (CBS) Any hope of locking up two-time All-Star Luol Deng before he hits free agency next summer went out the window when the forward’s agent said his client will ”certainly visit free agency.” Bulls management had previously informed Deng that extension talks would be put on hold until after the 2013-14 season. “Luol has taken the position that he will definitely go through the free-agent process

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Highland Park Patch
Jimmy Johns Makes Commercial in Highland Park 4 Cameras were rolling today in as part of a project to shoot two Jimmy Johns commercials in Highland Park, according to producer Pat Fischer. The two spots being made near the intersection of Ravine Drive and Linden Avenue are part of a larger campai

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BenBradleyABC7: Supreme Court building in Springfield being renovated. Prior to 1897, high court rotated between Mt Vernon, Ottawa and Springfield. 2/2 Supreme Court building in Springfield being renovated. Prior to 1897, high court rotated between Mt Vernon, Ottawa and Springfield. 2/2

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DHStatehouse: Today, Republican Chris Balkema will announce his campaign for Congress in Illinois’ 11th, now held by Democrat Bill Foster. Story later. Today, Republican Chris Balkema will announce his campaign for Congress in Illinois’ 11th, now held by Democrat Bill Foster. Story later.

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Chicago Business News
Rush eyes new suburban cancer program The health network anchored by Rush University Medical Center plans to expand cancer treatment at its hospital in Aurora, bolstering its offerings in a specialty where patients frequently shop for care.

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Rivers Casino Continues Dominance With $36 Million August Des Plaines-based Rivers Casino appeared to be strengthening its hold as the state’s most lucrative casino as August income nearly doubled what was generated for the same month in 2012.

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Rep. Danny Davis leaning toward ‘no’ vote on Syria – Chicago Tribune 1 Rep. Danny Davis leaning toward ‘no’ vote on SyriaChicago TribuneDanny Davis of Chicago issued a statement Tuesday indicating he is “strongly leaning to a NO vote” on military strikes there. Davis, a Democat in his ninth term in Congress, put “no” in capital letters in the statement. In his statement, Davis noted …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Tucker: The unsustainable cost of Obamacare in Illinois. 94 By C. Steven Tucker – The budget busting Statists of Illinois would like to thank the other 49 states (or 56 if you’re Barack Obama) for their massive, forcibly redistributed financial contribution towards the anticipated cost to cover Illinois’ projected…

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McDonald’s key revenue metric rises in August OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s Corp. said Tuesday that a key revenue figure rose 1.9 percent in August, driven by a strong performance in Europe. Its Monopoly promotion in the United States helped lift

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Illinois Attorney General Fines Auto Recycler for Illegal Tire Storage – Recycling Today Illinois Attorney General Fines Auto Recycler for Illegal Tire StorageRecycling TodayIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has announced that Milford Auto Parts, an auto recycling firm located in Milford, Ill., has agreed to pay a fine for the illegal storage and disposal of used tires. Madigan says that the company also has been …

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Roof and ‘other repairs’ on county board agenda Courthouse roof repairs and “other repairs” are once again on the action agenda for the Fulton County Board to discuss or act on during the Sept. 10 meeting.

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Des Plaines Patch
Des Plaines History Center and Elks Lodge to Host Roaring Twenties-Themed Fundraiser Sept. 20 Information submitted by Des Plaines History Center. Blow the dust off Grandma’s fringed flapper dress, bob your hair and kick up your heels in your best Charleston as the Des Plaines History Center and the Des Plaines Elks Lodge #1526 ho

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Plaza plan poses a problem Stripping parking spaces from businesses that need it is the wrong way to do business. Stripping parking spaces from businesses that need it is the wrong way to do business. Parks, plazas and green space all have their place in an urban setting, but important issues to bear in mind are where they go and at what cost. read more

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littlewern: 9 out of 10 U.S. adults have cell phones. Not my dad. He says he doesn’t want one. 9 out of 10 U.S. adults have cell phones. Not my dad. He says he doesn’t want one.

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RMeditor: Sad story. Thanks to the family for telling it. Freak accident claims tree farm owner http://shar.es/i5uxC via @sharethis Sad story. Thanks to the family for telling it. Freak accident claims tree farm owner http://shar.es/i5uxC via @sharethis

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bethanykrajelis: IL Sup Ct arguments begin today in Chicago. Retiree healthcare case is next week. Opinions set for 9/12, 9/19, 10/3 & 10/18; PLAs 9/25. IL Sup Ct arguments begin today in Chicago. Retiree healthcare case is next week. Opinions set for 9/12, 9/19, 10/3 & 10/18; PLAs 9/25.

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marcusgilmer: RT @Suntimes: LIVE NOW: Hagel, Kerry testifying on action in #Syria to House Armed Services Cmte. – http://suntm.es/1b1au9H RT @Suntimes: LIVE NOW: Hagel, Kerry testifying on action in #Syria to House Armed Services Cmte. – http://suntm.es/1b1au9H

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ColonelTribune: Starting at 10 a.m., @scottkleinberg will be liveblogging the Apple iPhone announcement here: http://bit.ly/1ecIzGa Starting at 10 a.m., @scottkleinberg will be liveblogging the Apple iPhone announcement here: http://bit.ly/1ecIzGa

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rap30: Had hoped to avoid suit on 96-deg day in Chicago but #ILGov cand Bill Daley’s presser spoiled that. Daley used to suiting up in the Swamp. Had hoped to avoid suit on 96-deg day in Chicago but #ILGov cand Bill Daley’s presser spoiled that. Daley used to suiting up in the Swamp.

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
Stephon Marbury Heaps High Praise on D. Rose 1 Although he may not be a Hall of Famer, Stephon Marbury will go down in NBA history as one of the most talented point guards to ever play in the league. In his 13-year career, the native of Brooklyn averaged 19.3 points, 7.6 assists and 1.2 steals per game. It’s safe to say Marbury knows a thing or two about talent at the point guard position in the NBA, and on Monday, he gave a ringing endorsemen

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TribLocal – chicagotribune.com
Plainfield teen a national ambassador for nutrition program A Plainfield teen was chosen as one of five students who will serve as national ambassadors for a new program aimed at improving in-school nutrition and exercise levels among kids.

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southtownstar.suntimes.com
SD 227 may consider requiring uniforms Requiring school uniforms may be one way to help improve the culture at the Rich Township High School District 227 campuses, school board member Shelia Friday said. The district has been plagued in recent years with low test scores and declining enrollment, as well as a bitterly divided school board. “Some of these schools in Chicago, they have uniforms,” Friday said. “And when we go into thos

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Donors sought to honor Ebert with statue outside Virginia – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette 91 Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteDonors sought to honor Ebert with statue outside VirginiaChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — Several years ago, while passing through the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington, Donna Anderson noticed in the lobby a life-sized statue of native son Adlai Stevenson II. The bronze sculpture of the former Illinois governor …

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KirkDillard: Spoke at the #CamptonTownshipGOP cookout in #Kane County. Great to see many of my friends, colleagues and friends! pic.twitter.com/W8U4ikUBL1 Spoke at the #CamptonTownshipGOP cookout in #Kane County. Great to see many of my friends, colleagues and friends! pic.twitter.com/W8U4ikUBL1

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RepBobRita: The SouthtownStar has a great piece out about Bob’s work this week for Lifeline Awareness Week: http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/oaklawn/22282414-521/program-offers-phone-bill-assistance.html … The SouthtownStar has a great piece out about Bob’s work this week for Lifeline Awareness Week: http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/oaklawn/22282414-521/program-offers-phone-bill-assistance.html

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ilhousegop: Week in Review, September 2-6 http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/week-in-review-september-2-6.html?spref=tw … #WIR Week in Review, September 2-6http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/week-in-review-september-2-6.html?spref=tw … #WIR

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JimSlusher: Today’s DH editorial. Tax reform talk can’t begin until state gets past mentality of $670,000 Capitol doors. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130910/discuss/709109950/ … Today’s DH editorial. Tax reform talk can’t begin until state gets past mentality of $670,000 Capitol doors. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130910/discuss/709109950/

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Illinois Supreme Court begins stint in Chicago – The State Journal-Register 3 Illinois Supreme Court begins stint in ChicagoThe State Journal-RegisterCHICAGO — While its permanent building is under renovation in Springfield, the Illinois Supreme Court begins conducting a full term outside of its capital city home base for the first time in nearly 120 years. The seven-member court starts hearing …State high court holds term outside Springfield for 1st time in 116 years ..

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Editorial: Save emergency state purchases for the real deal 2 Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration has a lot of emergencies.

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Jacksonville’s lobbyist makes impression on city leaders 2 About seven months into his first year, Jacksonville’s municipal lobbyist has already made an impression on city officials for his ability to press local priorities in state government.

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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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