Today’s headlines — Friday, Sept. 13

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Capital projects updated MT. VERNON — City crews are finishing up roadwork for the season, and additional projects are in the works.

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Dewitt Daily News News
Illinois Budget Cuts Removed IDOC K-9 Units Illinois corrections officials had to use a K-9 unit from a county sheriff’s department during a manhunt for an escaped inmate. Reports indicate it is because budget cuts slashed the five positions in the state’s own K-9 unit. An Illinois Departmen…

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MDH News
Durbin announce $50,000 investment in area WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., recently announced the U.S. Commerce’s Department Economic Development Administration has awarded $50,000 in Economic Development District Planning to the area.

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CBS St. Louis
Veto Session Makes Governor Most Overridden in Almost Two Centuries JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (MDN) – The Missouri House and Senate overrode a record number of vetoeson Wednesday, making Gov. Jay Nixon the most overriden governor in almost two centuries. Legislators overturned 10 vetoes, the highest one-year total in 180 years. In 1833, lawmakers overrode 12 vetoed bills granting divorces but the constitution at the time only required a simple majority vote. Since the

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104.3 K-Hits Chicago
Brian Urlacher Is Shocked Brian Urlacher says the only former teammate he did not hear from after his retirement announcement was Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Cutler, stated at a press conference yesterday that he was surprised that Urlacher would be bothered by that. I will have to ask Lance Briggs on Monday why Brian is starting all this trouble? The Vikings are at Soldier Field Sunday at Noon!

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BenYount: Illinois Watchdog Radio hits the air in Bloomington-Normal today. Listen live and join us 4-5 weekdays on Cities 92.9 http://ow.ly/oP8psIllinois Watchdog Radio hits the air in Bloomington-Normal today. Listen live and join us 4-5 weekdays on Cities 92.9http://ow.ly/oP8ps

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LisaMadigan: You may have noticed… AG Madigan’s official campaign twitter account is now @LisaMadigan. #twill You may have noticed… AG Madigan’s official campaign twitter account is now @LisaMadigan. #twill

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WSECTV: We’re on air live for Illinois Stories…tune in and pledge at 483-7887 if you love the show! #twill pic.twitter.com/YN8H7j90gp We’re on air live for Illinois Stories…tune in and pledge at 483-7887 if you love the show! #twill pic.twitter.com/YN8H7j90gp

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DavidOrmsby: How Much? Big Contributions Boost Dillard Governor Campaign – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/12/big-contributions-boost-dillard-governor-campaign/ … #twill How Much? Big Contributions Boost Dillard Governor Campaign –http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/12/big-contributions-boost-dillard-governor-campaign/ … #twill

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rebootillinois: MT @mtpaprocki: Naperville leaders favor flat income tax: http://bit.ly/15NgfqA via @dailyherald @rebootillinois @ilpoliski #twill MT @mtpaprocki: Naperville leaders favor flat income tax: http://bit.ly/15NgfqA via @dailyherald @rebootillinois @ilpoliski #twill

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rebootillinois: There’s lots of outcry about the $700,000 doors at the #ILCapitol. Where was the outrage in 2009? http://goo.gl/9eRlC8 #twILL There’s lots of outcry about the $700,000 doors at the #ILCapitol. Where was the outrage in 2009? http://goo.gl/9eRlC8#twILL

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sophiatareen: #IL Secretary of State Jesse White says if he wins 5th term it "may be my last tour of duty." http://bit.ly/17T78T8 #twil #IL Secretary of State Jesse White says if he wins 5th term it "may be my last tour of duty." http://bit.ly/17T78T8 #twil

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Politics 1
CarolMarin: Am working on Sunday Sun-Times column about your responses to whether to quit FB. Thank you in advance. Column to follow soon. CM Am working on SundaySun-Times column about your responses to whether to quit FB. Thank you in advance. Column to follow soon. CM

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Politics 1
BruceRauner: Tons of support for #BringBackIL plan and #ILTermLimits here at Rock Island GOP BBQ. pic.twitter.com/UuI8y1banB Tons of support for #BringBackIL plan and #ILTermLimits here at Rock Island GOP BBQ. pic.twitter.com/UuI8y1banB

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ILSRCC: Congratulations to Justice Rita Garman the next chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. #twill Congratulations to Justice Rita Garman the next chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. #twill

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Media Links
timesrepublic: Iroquois County 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: State Rep. Josh Harms http://fb.me/2lZ8LbXSO Iroquois County 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: State Rep. Josh Harms http://fb.me/2lZ8LbXSO

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Legis
danielbiss: At Alderman Peter Brathwaite’s 2nd ward meeting. Tons of useful information. #Evanston At Alderman Peter Brathwaite’s 2nd ward meeting. Tons of useful information. #Evanston

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Legis
BruceRauner: Tons of support for #BringBackIL plan and #ILTermLimits here at Rock Island GOP BBQ. pic.twitter.com/UuI8y1banB Tons of support for #BringBackIL plan and #ILTermLimits here at Rock Island GOP BBQ. pic.twitter.com/UuI8y1banB

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Legis
SenatorRezin: LaSalle Generating Station Leadership dinner in Morris LaSalle Generating Station Leadership dinner in Morris

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Legis
RutherfordDan: Honored to be keynote speaker at the Rock Island County Republican Ronald Reagan BBQ. #GOP #twill @ricogop pic.twitter.com/G6Upb2iOu6 Honored to be keynote speaker at the Rock Island County Republican Ronald Reagan BBQ. #GOP #twill @ricogop pic.twitter.com/G6Upb2iOu6

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Legis
IlliniNationNet: 2014 point guard Quentin Snider commits to Illinois… http://fb.me/2HqBN5YvP 2014 point guard Quentin Snider commits to Illinois…http://fb.me/2HqBN5YvP

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Legis
KirkDillard: What a fantastic event for State Rep. David Reis! It was great to spend the evening in #JasperCounty… http://instagram.com/p/eL7JgGoxjq/ What a fantastic event for State Rep. David Reis! It was great to spend the evening in #JasperCounty…http://instagram.com/p/eL7JgGoxjq/

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Legis
Bill_Brady: Congratulations to Justice Rita Garman, second woman to be Chief Justice of Illinois Supreme Court. http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/4ff54e6c55144e4f98fc7072173f040c/IL–Supreme-Court-Chief-Justice … Congratulations to Justice Rita Garman, second woman to be Chief Justice of Illinois Supreme Court. http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/4ff54e6c55144e4f98fc7072173f040c/IL–Supreme-Court-Chief-Justice

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Legis
kylehillman: Illinois law does NOT require you to maintain TWO twitter accounts (one for legislation, one for campaigns) – please don’t make more. #twill Illinois law does NOT require you to maintain TWO twitter accounts (one for legislation, one for campaigns) – please don’t make more. #twill

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Politics 1
WUIS: Illinois Dems to consider slating statewide candidates. @GovernorQuinn says pick me, but @BillDaleyIL says slow down: http://wuis.org/post/quinn-seeks-party-endorsement-daley-says-its-too-early … Illinois Dems to consider slating statewide candidates. @GovernorQuinn says pick me, but @BillDaleyIL says slow down:http://wuis.org/post/quinn-seeks-party-endorsement-daley-says-its-too-early

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Media Links
WMAYSpringfield: Garman Named Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice http://wmay.com/wmay-news/71964 Garman Named Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justicehttp://wmay.com/wmay-news/71964

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BetterGov: BGA to partner with @SJRbreaking in monthly column http://bit.ly/14DblGq BGA to partner with @SJRbreaking in monthly columnhttp://bit.ly/14DblGq

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EdSullivanforIL: The circular firing squad continues. Conservative battle lines being drawn as GOP gubernatorial race heats up http://bit.ly/1g6JkvRThe circular firing squad continues. Conservative battle lines being drawn as GOP gubernatorial race heats uphttp://bit.ly/1g6JkvR

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New
buzzinchicago: Des Plaines casino to share expansion plans with city: Firm not obligated to move forward on project, documents… http://dlvr.it/3yKWmc Des Plaines casino to share expansion plans with city: Firm not obligated to move forward on project, documents… http://dlvr.it/3yKWmc

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Preckwinkle’s cigarette crackdown nets $1.8 million 30 A crackdown by Cook County on illegal cigarette sales has netted the county $1.8 million in fines, Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday. Stores in Des Plaines, Barrington and Arlington Heights were among those cited.

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Schillerstrom not sure what his next move will be 1 After abandoning his own bid for Illinois treasurer, former DuPage County Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom said this week to "never say never" about him running for office again at some point. But he most likely plans to support other candidates in 2014, starting with House Republican Leader Tom Cross’ bid for Illinois treasurer.

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southtownstar.suntimes.com
C.C. Hills to repay county $6.6M by 2015 Country Club Hills is scheduled to repay the $6.6 million that the Cook County treasurer’s office accidentally overpaid the city three years ago by 2015, officials said. Cook County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Allen approved a lawsuit settlement in July that stipulates the city will repay the money in four installments. Court records show that the city repaid $4 million before Allen made his d

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Grayslake Patch
Area Couple Survives Plane Crash in McHenry County The Mundelein couple was headed to Campbell Airport in Grayslake when the crash occurred last weekend, according to the Northwest Herald.

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Lemont Patch
Will County’s Top Deputy Made Detective Break into Wife’s iPad: Lawsuit Josh Fabio says in lawsuit that Deputy Chief Ken Kaupas also forced him to mail a porn DVD to another officer before pushing him out of his job.

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Northbrook Patch
Best Places to Propose on Chicago’s North Shore We’ve come up with a list of 12 great romantic, secluded and quirky spots in the northern Chicago suburbs to propose marriage, including in Glenview.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Is Cross undecided now? 2 PLAINFIELD – Just a few weeks ago, then-Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Plainfield) indicated he would not be seeking re-election to the Illinois House. The House Republicans convened and picked State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to take over Cross’ leadership…

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Dillard numbers * We discussed this quote from Sen. Kirk Dillard yesterday… To improve education, Dillard said he would prevent Chicago schools from taking about $1 billion they currently take away from downstate schools. “A child who lives in poverty in downstate should be equal to one in Chicago,” he said. Dillard […]

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Jason Plummer Challenges Bill Enyart to 12 Debates in Illinois 12th …
Rep. Charlie Meier: Murray Center Closure Is “Bunch of Political Hogwash” Share on Facebook Retweet this Submit this to Stumble this State Rep. Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) (Okawville, IL) – OP-ED: “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” -Mark Twain. Since taking office, I’ve had many people come up and thank me for all of my work trying to save the Warren G. Murray Developmental Center. Lately though, after thanking me, they say they

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Door quotes * House Speaker Michael Madigan’s press secretary Steve Brown reacting to Gov. Pat Quinn’s angry denunciation of the pricey Statehouse renovations… “It looks like the governor’s a couple days late, possibly jet-lagged from his trip to Japan, because he took his usual Sunday morning press conference cheap shot and did it on a Tuesday[…]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Big manufacturing tax cut leads to loss of two factories to Wisconsin * From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel… An Illinois lighting company with 400 employees plans to move across the state line to Kenosha — the second manufacturer in a week to say it will leave northern Illinois for Wisconsin. Kenall Manufacturing plans to relocate its headquarters and factory from Gurnee, Ill., to a 354,000-square-foot facility to be […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
*** UPDATED x1 *** No dogs, unstaffed guard tower at Dept. of Corrections * This story has been getting some play… It took more than four days for the Illinois Department of Corrections to capture escaped prisoner Jared Carter. The hunt involved more than 100 department employees, as well as helicopters, airplanes, and state police personnel. But there’s one thing that was left out of the search due to […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
The final final term? * Secretary of State Jesse White announced his reelection bid today… One of the things that sets White apart is the promise he kept when he was asked years ago whether he would use the secretary of state’s office as a stepping stone to run for governor. “And I said I would run for this office and […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
State Dems to consider slating * From a press release… Democratic Party of Illinois Chairman Michael J. Madigan announced Thursday that the party’s state central committee will meet Sunday, September 22 to discuss the slating of statewide candidates for next year’s General Election. “We plan to have a vital campaign in every region of the state and this […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
“Convenient” timing on HQ move * Greg Hinz has an hilarious follow-up to the governor’s announcement that I told you about earlier today… Just a day after a big Illinois manufacturer announced that it’s moving 400 jobs to Wisconsin from Lake County, Gov. Pat Quinn today tried to even up the public relations score by announcing that a well-known beverage company […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Vacation photos * Before leaving for vacation, we dropped Oscar the Puppy off at a “pet resort.” It was a nice place, very clean. Oscar had a two-room suite and his own flat-screen TV. And the price was more than reasonable, so, I figured, what the heck. The “resort” owners posted pics of Oscar on […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Question of the day * From Rep. Tom Cross’ Twitter feed… Keep checking in, soon I will be announcing my campaign for _________. #twill — Tom Cross (@JoinTomCross) September 12, 2013 * The Question: Fill in the blank?

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Donald Peloquin – New Lenox, IL Patch
Crete Woman Running for Will County Treasurer Democrat Laurie Summers announcedWednesday that she plans to run in the March primary.

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Donald Peloquin – New Lenox, IL Patch
FBI Arrests Joliet Reporter, Boyfriend of Woman in Sex Case Community newspaperman John Gabriel was arrested by the FBI Thursday morning.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Comptroller Topinka says she’s running for re-election CHICAGO — Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she’s hitting the road to announce her candidacy for re-election.

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Quinn Calls On Torture-Probe Director To Resign play pause Quinn Says Commission Director Failed To Follow Law WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller (CBS) – Gov. Pat Quinn wants the director of the state’s Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission to resign because of what he calls a “gross failure to follow the law.” As WBBM first reported, the torture commission had to backpedal on three cases that were put on a track for a

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rodney davis – Google News
Kirk, Durbin, Davis, Bustos Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks and Dams … – eNews Park Forest MyStateline.comKirk, Durbin, Davis, Bustos Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks and Dams …eNews Park ForestToday, Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.-17) and Rodney Davis (R-Ill.-13) announced that a key provision of their bipartisan and bicameral legislation to help speed up repairs and upgrades to the …Bustos, Durbin, Kirk and Davis

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rodney davis – Google News
Group Rallies For Middle-Class Families – WICS-TV Group Rallies For Middle-Class FamiliesWICS-TVRodney Davis’ office today in Champaign. The group from Illinois Fair Share included leaders from several other organizations, as well as concerned parents. They want Davis to prioritize the middle class during this month’s budget debate, and work to …

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rodney davis – Google News
Illinois Republicans Vote To Block Affordable Care Act Subsidies – Progress Illinois Progress IllinoisIllinois Republicans Vote To Block Affordable Care Act SubsidiesProgress IllinoisThe No Subsidies Without Verification Act, HR 2775 (PDF), passed by a 235-191 vote in the U.S. House Wednesday with yes votes coming from U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam (R-IL,6), Rodney Davis (R-IL,13), Randy Hultgren (R-IL,14), John Shimkus (R-IL,15), …

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SJ-R.com’s Facebook Wall
Good news for the Illini. Quentin Snyder, rated the No. 31 senior prospect in th… Good news for the Illini. Quentin Snyder, rated the No. 31 senior prospect in the nation, chose the Illini over UCLA.Highly rated point guard Snider commits to Illiniwww.sj-r.com<div> Louisville (Ky.) Ballard High School’s Quentin Snider, rated the nation’s No. 7 senior point guard by Scout.com, made an oral commitment to the University of Illinois on Thursday.</div> <div> </div>

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Sherman Elementary School to host bicycle rodeo SHERMAN — Sandra Walden is happy to see a lot more kids walking and biking to Sherman Elementary School these days.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Sherman seeks bids for path at future park site SHERMAN — The village of Sherman is seeking bids for the construction of a 10-foot-wide, mile-long bicycle and pedestrian trail around the perimeter of its planned municipal park and the neighboring Rail Pointe development.

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peter roskam – Google News
Rep. Roskam: Tax Overhaul Could Be Tied to Debt Ceiling – Wall Street Journal Rep. Roskam: Tax Overhaul Could Be Tied to Debt CeilingWall Street

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