Today’s headlines — Sunday, Sept. 15

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A setback for wind farms – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteA setback for wind farmsChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteTurbines in Invenergy’s California Ridge wind farm dot the landscape of Pilot Township in western Vermilion County, north of Oakwood. Invenergy is considering additional wind farm development in Vermilion, but some residents …. With more than 40 wind …

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WFLD – News
Bridges at risk in Chicago 3 Bridges are everywhere in Chicago.

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QCOnline Metro News
College coaches highest paid public employees in Illinois SPRINGFIELD — To find the highest paid public employees in Illinois, look no further than the nearest state university athletic department. While the athletic departments generate revenue, they remain dependent on taxpayers and tuition checks from students

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QCOnline Metro News
Wealthy Illinoisans leaving state to avoid estate taxes SPRINGFIELD — While the only certainties in life may be death and taxes, some wealthy Illinoisans are finding a way to die without their estates paying a dime to Springfield. "I advise clients to move to a

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Ill. prosecutor’s racial remarks prompt new trial ST. LOUIS – An Illinois appeals court has ordered a new trial for a black man sentenced to the maximum punishment of 85 years in prison in a 2010 shooting death, ruling a longtime prosecutor’s racially charged arguments to the all-white jury amounted to “naked prejudice.”

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U. of Illinois considers firing professor URBANA – University of Illinois trustees are expected later this month to consider the rare step of stripping a professor of tenure and firing him.

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Chicago says taxi medallion auction to raise $18M CHICAGO – Starting next week, the city of Chicago will begin offering 50 taxicab medallions in an auction expected to raise $18 million.

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‘Smart’ meters power Illinois modernization effort The days of the meter reader are numbered in most of Illinois with the advent of new digital "smart" meters — wireless devices that relay information on electricity consumption directly to utilities.

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QCOnline Opinion News
Editorial: Welcome aboard new writers For a couple of decades, we’ve been asking readers with something to say and the desire to say it to try for a guest columnist spot on our Viewpoints pages. You never disappoint. Choosing from among this

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WSIL – News – Local
Apple Festival Ends on a High Note 16 MURPHYSBORO — Saturday was the final day of the week-long Apple Festival in Murphysboro, and it all began with the time-honored tradition of a parade down Walnut street.

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WSIL – News – Local
Carbondale Farmer’s Market Says Thank You 6 CARBONDALE — There was a tasty treat for Carbondale farmer market shoppers Saturday, as appreciation for their support for nearly 40 years.

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Search Results – pantagraph.com
Many school districts would benefit from tax hike BLOOMINGTON — While the Unit 5 school district has enough students to put a sales tax referendum on the ballot, every district in McLean County has talked about what the new revenue source mig…

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Schools, others eye slice of expanded sales tax pie NORMAL — Faced with persistent financial challenges, schools, community groups and other service providers in Central Illinois are looking for other ways to generate revenue and the current op…

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Local News
Local health systems embrace Affordable Care Act changes Some uncertainty remains on insurance reform, but industry readies for next step

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Sick passengers removed from flight at O’Hare Two people were taken to the hospital after a flight from Germany landed at O’Hare International Airport, after being diverted to London for another sick passenger. Lufthansa flight 432 from Frankfort, Germany touched down at O’Hare just after 10 p.m. Saturday night. Witnesses say six passengers complained of feeling nauseous and they were removed from the plane once it arrived at the gate. Emer

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rebootillinois: #Illinois has the 45th worst rating on #jobs & #economy, this might be a problem for #GovQuinn, says @governing: http://goo.gl/l1mG7k #Illinois has the 45th worst rating on #jobs & #economy, this might be a problem for #GovQuinn, says @governing:http://goo.gl/l1mG7k

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RepBerrios: Great food & great atmosphere! “@ElCidChicago: Here for #RiotFest? Come see us for Mexican food and Margaritas! http://ow.ly/i/39u8d ” Great food & great atmosphere! “@ElCidChicago: Here for #RiotFest? Come see us for Mexican food and Margaritas!http://ow.ly/i/39u8d

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MikeforIllinois: Did you hear the news? Mike was endorsed by the Illinois #Democratic County Chairman’s Association today! #twill pic.twitter.com/uvc9gGoWV4 Did you hear the news? Mike was endorsed by the Illinois #Democratic County Chairman’s Association today! #twillpic.twitter.com/uvc9gGoWV4

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AndyForSenate: A special thanks to all of our volunteers across the district that went door to door passing petitions today…. http://fb.me/HBOI5hfgA special thanks to all of our volunteers across the district that went door to door passing petitions today…. http://fb.me/HBOI5hfg

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mikeunes: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2LzykEyft I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2LzykEyft

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RepKellyCassidy: Bringing some of these to the petition kickoff tomorrow. Early bird gets the heirloom tomato! pic.twitter.com/U183TPXgSe 8Bringing some of these to the petition kickoff tomorrow. Early bird gets the heirloom tomato! pic.twitter.com/U183TPXgSe

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rap30: Thanks to @WGNRadio for sending the 5am stretch ride to the studio. The #29 CTA bus. #TheSundaySpin Thanks to @WGNRadio for sending the 5am stretch ride to the studio. The #29 CTA bus. #TheSundaySpin

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LucianoPhil: An addict pays a steep price, then begs others not to follow her path, in #Peoria. http://www.pjstar.com/news/x1343097768/Luciano-Paralyzed-drug-abuser-pleads-with-others-to-stop … An addict pays a steep price, then begs others not to follow her path, in #Peoria.http://www.pjstar.com/news/x1343097768/Luciano-Paralyzed-drug-abuser-pleads-with-others-to-stop

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DailyHerald.com > Top News
Chicago Bear Duerson’s son shines a light on mental health 2 A young businessman, Tregg Duerson works long hours, shares an apartment with friends and cheers for players on his fantasy football team. He also advocates for suicide prevention by delivering powerful speeches about the death of his father, Dave Duerson, a star on the Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears.

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southtownstar.suntimes.com
National Guardsman from Riverdale dies in training SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois Army National Guard soldier has died during physical fitness training at a military education course in Michigan. Twenty-nine-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Jerome Baker, of Riverdale, died Friday at Fort Custer in Augusta, Mich. A statement gave no details on the exact cause of death. Baker served with the Illinois National Guard for 11 years. Guard commander Brig. Gen. Dan

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Skokie Patch
Area Universities Make Best Colleges List U.S.News & World Report reviewed hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide, ranking the universities on a variety of factors, including tuition, acceptance rate, class sizes and more.

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Libertyville Patch
History, Championship Golf and Politics 1 Best of the Blogs: Enjoy some of our top blog posts this week.

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CentralILAlive: SJ-R: Bob Heisse: SJ-R’s Friend-in-Deed program entering its 53rd year http://bit.ly/1bjSl73 SJ-R: Bob Heisse: SJ-R’s Friend-in-Deed program entering its 53rd yearhttp://bit.ly/1bjSl73

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the southern – Google News
Former Carbondale wrestler set for World Championship in Hungary – The Southern 1 Former Carbondale wrestler set for World Championship in HungaryThe SouthernCARBONDALE — This week, former Carbondale wrestler Alli Ragan will be competing at the highest level of her sport when she wrestles in Budapest, Hungary, as a member of the U.S. team at the Senior World Championship. Ragan will wrestle her first …

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springfield il – Google News
Longtime Rushville doctor to be honored with statue – The State Journal-Register Longtime Rushville doctor to be honored with statueThe State Journal-RegisterDr. Russell Dohner, the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade grand marshal, waves to the crowds as he enters the fairgrounds, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. The 88-year-old doctor from Rushville, Ill., still charges $5 an office visit and …

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illinois need – Google News
In the Spotlight: Illinois in dire need of coal severance tax – Peoria Journal Star In the Spotlight: Illinois in dire need of coal severance taxPeoria Journal StarA recent study points out how the state of Illinois is spending more to promote the coal industry than the corporations are paying in taxes to the state. It points up the real need for a coal severance tax on these companies that are selling Illinois …

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Counselors eager to help sign you up for health insurance – Rockford Register Star Counselors eager to help sign you up for health insuranceRockford Register StarROCKFORD — Sticky notes cover the wall of Juliana Barker’s new office at the Winnebago County Health Department, evidence of her brainstorming ways to help people sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Barker, 40, just started …

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cinda klickna – Google News
Klickna, Ford: Common Core presents new framework for learning – The State Journal-Register Klickna, Ford: Common Core presents new framework for learningThe State Journal-RegisterCinda Klickna is president of the Illinois Education Association, and Dan Ford is president of the Springfield Education Association. Heading back to school is always exciting, but this year it’s even more so for students and educators as schools …

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Statehouse Insider: The doors light a fire – The State Journal-Register Statehouse Insider: The doors light a fireThe State Journal-RegisterPeople have taken shots at the project since State Journal-Register columnist DAVE BAKKE was the first to report that the copper-clad doors on the Capitol’s west side entrance cost $670,000. Last week, though, the complaints hit a new crescendo.

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doug whitley – Google News
Voice of the Southern: No easy fix for transportation cliff – The Southern Voice of the Southern: No easy fix for transportation cliffThe SouthernThat’s the warning from the Transportation for Illinois Coalition recently brought to our region by Doug Whitley, the president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber. of Commerce. Without a new source of funding for transportation infrastructure …

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McCaleb: Need to kill progressive tax push – Northwest Herald McCaleb: Need to kill progressive tax pushNorthwest HeraldOther states have successfully used that against us to lure businesses and jobs out of Illinois. “A progressive tax rate will be the final nail in Illinois’ coffin,” said McSweeney. Despite the two resolutions that already have been filed, and the …

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logan county – Google News
Logan Co. shows use of school sales tax – Bloomington Pantagraph Logan Co. shows use of school sales taxBloomington PantagraphLINCOLN — If you want to see what a sales tax for schools can do, look at Logan County, say school administrators there. “We’re a very good example of what those tax dollars can do for your district,” said Jennifer Hamm, superintendent of the Chester …

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illinois gambling – Google News
Illinois casino offers insight to what suburbs might expect – Worcester Telegram Illinois casino offers insight to what suburbs might expectWorcester TelegramDES PLAINES, Ill. — The parking lot at Rivers Casino, the flagship of Chicago developer Neil G. Bluhm’s Rush Street Gaming empire, was nearly full throughout a recent Wednesday. Toward 6 p.m., the traffic picked up with the after-work crowd and …

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illinois watchdog – Google News
Somehow, Illinois Will Have To Find An Extra $210 Billion Over The Next 10 Years – Business Insider 15 Business InsiderSomehow, Illinois Will Have To Find An Extra $210 Billion Over The Next 10 YearsBusiness InsiderThese tax rates are set to roll back in January 2015 unless lawmakers vote to make them permanent. (Source: http://watchdog.org/94230/in-il-pension-reform-may-mean-tax-increase/) The first line below is individual, and the second line is business …

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Bicycle rodeo stresses safety SHERMAN — It was just last month that 7-year-old Jaylin Noyes said goodbye to her bicycle training wheels to began riding a full-fledged two-wheeler.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
There’s turnover in legislature even without term limits 2 A term-limit amendment that supporters are trying to get on the 2014 ballot would cap legislative careers at eight years and end what proponents call “career politicians” in Illinois. To what extent that would mean changes in the General Assembly is the question. If the amendment were in place now, it would put an end to the careers of all four legislative leaders, but it would have less impac

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
A La Carte: Elkhart catering firm changes name, moves to Riverton Central Illinois Event Catering has changed its name and morphed into two businesses: The Yellow Rose Banquet & Conference Center and Sweet Betty Jane’s Baked Goods and Catering.

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Aurora News and headlines from the Beacon News
Anti-bullying program planned in Batavia BATAVIA — Columbine High School shooting victim Rachel Scott’s story inspired a nationwide anti-bullying program that will come to Batavia. It’s also tragic enough that, when Rachel’s Challenge leaders make a community presentation Tuesday evening at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, parents are being asked to leave their grade school-age children at home. “The Challenge people advised us that th

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rodney davis – Google News
Our Opinion: America needs meaningful immigration reform – The State Journal-Register Our Opinion: America needs meaningful immigration reformThe State Journal-RegisterParticipants were asking Schock and Congressman Rodney Davis to support immigration goals including among others a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants already living in the U.S., stopping deportations and workplace raids and …

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rodney davis – Google News
Erickson: Let them eat chips – The Southern Erickson: Let them eat chipsThe SouthernErika Harold has apparently decided that playing up her reign as Miss America could pay dividends in her bid to unseat U.S. Rodney Davis of Taylorville in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District. Harold, a Republican attorney from Urbana who won the …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Hultgren Cautious about Syria Agreement WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) released a statement following news that the United States and Russia have reached a tentative agreement to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons: “I am pleased the United States and Russia have found a…

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southtownstar – Google News
Kadner: Breach of trust in Bremen Township – SouthtownStar 5 Kadner: Breach of trust in Bremen TownshipSouthtownStarAfter Bremen Township Assessor Grace Bardusk filed a police report claiming that a computer security breach occurred at her office, township Supervisor Maggie Crotty had the locks changed. But Bardusk wasn’t given a key to her office, nor were any …

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State, federal money is out there for mental health, officials say BLOOMINGTON — Mental health directors from DeWitt and Macon counties shared their experiences in securing federal and state dollars for permanent supportive housing for mentally ill residents …

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rebootillinois: Had enough of who-knows-who trumping who-knows-what? RT this #tweet and sign our #petition >> http://goo.gl/9MM8Pm Had enough of who-knows-who trumping who-knows-what? RT this #tweet and sign our #petition >> http://goo.gl/9MM8Pm

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JudyBaarTopinka: Showtime in no time! Here is the full events schedule for the Common Sense Tour. See you out there team. pic.twitter.com/pZLeirFVbz Showtime in no time! Here is the full events schedule for the Common Sense Tour. See you out there team.pic.twitter.com/pZLeirFVbz

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mikeunes: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/G8H6K6LI I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/G8H6K6LI

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mikeunes: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2VkaZlgCs I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2VkaZlgCs

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RepKellyCassidy: Petition kickoff tomorrow w @carolronen @janschakowsky & @josinamorita. Noon 5539 N Broadway. Who’s in? pic.twitter.com/uPye7A22Ah 4 Petition kickoff tomorrow w @carolronen @janschakowsky & @josinamorita. Noon 5539 N Broadway. Who’s in?pic.twitter.com/uPye7A22Ah

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Repevans33: @ Southeast Environmental Task Force event @ Southeast Environmental Task Force event

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southtownstar – Google News
Oak Lawn trustee wants hoops taken down in park – SouthtownStar 8 Oak Lawn trustee wants hoops taken down in parkSouthtownStarAn Oak Lawn trustee wants to remove basketball hoops from a park near the site of a recent brawl, but park district leaders don’t like the idea. Trustee Carol Quinlan on Monday night urged the park board to remove the hoops from Little Wolfe Playground …

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Donald Peloquin – Frankfort, IL Patch
Did Superman Spill the Beans on Walmart’s Tinley Plans? Website contest gaffe the quirkiest story in a week that featured business news and a dognapped pittie.

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QuinnForIL: Honored to have the support of the @ILDCCA in 2014 -PQ #twill Honored to have the support of the @ILDCCA in 2014 -PQ #twill

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MikeforIllinois: Did you hear the news? Mike was endorsed by the Illinois #Democratic County Chairman’s Association today! #twill pic.twitter.com/uvc9gGoWV4 Did you hear the news? Mike was endorsed by the Illinois #Democratic County Chairman’s Association today! #twillpic.twitter.com/uvc9gGoWV4

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lisa madigan – Google News
Chuck Sweeny: Rep. Jim Sacia still considering options – Freeport Journal-Standard 4 Chuck Sweeny: Rep. Jim Sacia still considering optionsFreeport Journal-StandardThe last we heard of Kim, he was running for attorney general and losing to Democrat Lisa Madigan in 2010. Sacia said he’s still exploring options to run for elective office. How about secretary of state? Incumbent Democrat Jesse White, who is running …

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ChrisKaergard: My fortune cookie came sans fortune. Does that mean I have no future? My fortune cookie came sans fortune. Does that mean I have no future?

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Illinois school bus driver charged with DUI 3 A northern Illinois elementary school bus driver has been charged with driving drunk while on duty.

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dennisedit: The world’s slowest #Zamboni driver. I swear he’s driving with his left blinker on the whole time. pic.twitter.com/PyLDmyKMRt The world’s slowest #Zamboni driver. I swear he’s driving with his left blinker on the whole time. pic.twitter.com/PyLDmyKMRt

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mthopf: I wonder where I can go in Illinois to see really expensive doors. pic.twitter.com/YurvIQq7t8 I wonder where I can go in Illinois to see really expensive doors.pic.twitter.com/YurvIQq7t8

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chris koch – Google News
Raise student test scores as well as the bar – Belleville News Democrat Raise student test scores as well as the barBelleville News Democrat"The new expectations do not mean that our students know less or are less capable than they were in previous years," said Chris Koch, the state superintendent of schools. But despite those soothing words, the numbers are reason for alarm. This change …

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McHenry Outdoor Theater wins digital projector 500+ McHENRY – Saturday morning, Scott Dehn received the long-awaited news that the McHenry Outdoor Theater will get the digital projector it so desperately needs.

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illinois law – Google News
Illinois Mom Outraged To Be Told ‘No Breastfeeding’ At YMCA Pool, Despite … – Huffington Post 300+ Illinois Mom Outraged To Be Told ‘No Breastfeeding’ At YMCA Pool, Despite …Huffington PostIllinois is one of forty-five states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands that have laws on the books specifically allowing women to breastfeed in any public or private location, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures …

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JournoBuedel: Trespassers beware. RT @pjstar: Law allows land owners to mark boundaries with purple paint http://zo.pe/bOJr Trespassers beware. RT @pjstar: Law allows land owners to mark boundaries with purple paint http://zo.pe/bOJr

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RosiTed: #IL #pension crisis is worse than anyone realizes. (CC: @RutherfordDan @RonSandack) #PlsRead http://www.mauldineconomics.com/images/uploads/pdf/130914_TFTF.pdf … pic.twitter.com/T9RAC2LjUy #IL #pension crisis is worse than anyone realizes. (CC: @RutherfordDan @RonSandack) #PlsRead http://www.mauldineconomics.com/images/uploads/pdf/130914_TFTF.pdfpic.twitter.com/T9RAC2LjUy

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RutherfordDan: W/ #GOP State Central Committeeman Angel Garcia&his Uncle Tony @ #Chicago South Side Ward meet&greet. @angelgarcia pic.twitter.com/kgtCTknUfN W/ #GOP State Central Committeeman Angel Garcia&his Uncle Tony @ #Chicago South Side Ward meet&greet. @angelgarcia pic.twitter.com/kgtCTknUfN

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kylehillman: So @OFA_Illinois has taken over our office today. Couldn’t be happier. #LGBT #MarriageEquality #Twill pic.twitter.com/eB2tKShiWk So @OFA_Illinois has taken over our office today. Couldn’t be happier. #LGBT #MarriageEquality #Twill pic.twitter.com/eB2tKShiWk

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Illinews: WBBM: Cicero Hired Crooked Ex-Chicago Alderman To Run Festivals http://cbsloc.al/1gg9bS9 WBBM: Cicero Hired Crooked Ex-Chicago Alderman To Run Festivalshttp://cbsloc.al/1gg9bS9

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Romeoville Patch
State Rep. McAsey to Host Community Shred & Electronics Recycling Day Residents will be able to securely dispose of sensitive material and prevent identity theft during a free event on Sept. 21 at State Rep. Emily McAsey’s constituent service office in Romeoville.

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KFVS12 – KFVS12 Home
Illinois National Guard soldier dies in training An Illinois Army National Guard soldier has died during physical fitness training at a military education course in Michigan.

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News Democrat — Editorials
Guest view: Illinois deserves better when it comes to fighting public corruption 1 Illinois has the unfortunate reputation of being one of the most corrupt states in the country. Four of the past seven governors have ended up in prison. And a recent…Click to Continue »

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News-Democrat switching to Facebook commenting system 4 We’re changing our commenting policy at bnd.com.Click to Continue »

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Kane County Farm Bureau surpasses goal of 1 million meals for hunger relief – Aurora Beacon News Kane County Farm Bureau surpasses goal of 1 million meals for hunger reliefAurora Beacon NewsSteve Ericson, Northern Illinois Food Bank Director of Food Bank Procurement, stated it’s all about collaboration. “We’re both grassroots organizations helping people and trying to do more with less,” Ericson said. The dinner’s keynote speaker, Charlie …

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DonHarmonIL: Rep Willis and I marshaling state resources to help you avoid mortgage foreclosure. Call us for help! pic.twitter.com/x5YEt0FCxB Rep Willis and I marshaling state resources to help you avoid mortgage foreclosure. Call us for help! pic.twitter.com/x5YEt0FCxB

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RonSandack: Some inside baseball stuff that doesn’t matter; water under bridge. Cross is a good man. Durkin off to a great start. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130913/BLOGS02/130919899/big-gop-guns-back-cross-treasurer-run-but-house-republicans-suffer … Some inside baseball stuff that doesn’t matter; water under bridge. Cross is a good man. Durkin off to a great start. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130913/BLOGS02/130919899/big-gop-guns-back-cross-treasurer-run-but-house-republicans-suffer

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tomdemmer: It was a nice morning walk at Lowell Park with a great crowd! http://fb.me/1vofcIoIZ It was a nice morning walk at Lowell Park with a great crowd!http://fb.me/1vofcIoIZ

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KirkDillard: Met with supporters and residents of the 43rd and 44th Wards this morning. It’s time we #makeIllinoisworkagain pic.twitter.com/CDZ8wy0JGJ Met with supporters and residents of the 43rd and 44th Wards this morning. It’s time we #makeIllinoisworkagainpic.twitter.com/CDZ8wy0JGJ

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SenatorRezin: Dept of Ag Sec Tom Vilsack and Coca Cola President announce a water stewardship partnership at the Midewin Prairie http://ow.ly/i/39rKG Dept of Ag Sec Tom Vilsack and Coca Cola President announce a water stewardship partnership at the Midewin Prairiehttp://ow.ly/i/39rKG

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QuinnForIL: Honored to have the support of the @ILDCCA in 2014 -PQ #twill Honored to have the support of the @ILDCCA in 2014 -PQ #twill

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mjzalewski: So did @twitter dump highlighted tweets? If so, thank you. And my functional timeline thanks you. So did @twitter dump highlighted tweets? If so, thank you. And my functional timeline thanks you.

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illinois budget – Google News
Ill. budget cuts disbanded agency’s K-9 unit – Belleville News Democrat Ill. budget cuts disbanded agency’s K-9 unitBelleville News DemocratSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois corrections officials had to use a K-9 unit from a county sheriff’s department during a manhunt last month for an escaped inmate, after budget cuts prompted the state agency to disband its own dog unit. The positions of …

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AmandaVinicky: .@GovernorQuinn contributes class warfare style attack vs @BillDaleyIL, says "millionaire bankers" like Daley "helped create the recession." .@GovernorQuinn contributes class warfare style attack vs @BillDaleyIL, says "millionaire bankers" like Daley "helped create the recession."

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AmandaVinicky: Capitol insiders often say: ‘Quinn’s a nice guy, BUT (insert critique)’. But he’s trying to win. Even if it takes being not at all nice.Capitol insiders often say: ‘Quinn’s a nice guy, BUT (insert critique)’. But he’s trying to win. Even if it takes being not at all nice.

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Freeport Illinois Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing 2013 Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing at the Freeport Country Club September 12, 2013. From: Greg Chambers Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:44 More in Sports

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AndyManar: We continue to meet with employers across the 48th District recently touring the GSI manufacturing facility in… http://fb.me/KUDfiEpvWe continue to meet with employers across the 48th District recently touring the GSI manufacturing facility in… http://fb.me/KUDfiEpv

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RonSandack: Friends from in and around Downers Grove, the North Athenas are washing cars in the North parking lot on Main from 8:30 until 11:30 today!! Friends from in and around Downers Grove, the North Athenas are washing cars in the North parking lot on Main from 8:30 until 11:30 today!!

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BruceRauner: Standing room only at Republicans of Wheeling Township event this morning #BringBacKIL pic.twitter.com/1TuZVIFQzd 2 Standing room only at Republicans of Wheeling Township event this morning #BringBacKIL pic.twitter.com/1TuZVIFQzd

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DonHarmonIL: We’re at Fenton HS in Bensenville until 1pm today and in Melrose Park at 6pm Monday. Come out if you need help with your mortgage.We’re at Fenton HS in Bensenville until 1pm today and in Melrose Park at 6pm Monday. Come out if you need help with your mortgage.

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cljmitchell: Just taped The Truth Speaks with Carl West. Catch it Tuesday @ubmchicago! pic.twitter.com/HhW1xJqDLa 6 Just taped The Truth Speaks with Carl West. Catch it Tuesday @ubmchicago! pic.twitter.com/HhW1xJqDLa

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JudyBaarTopinka: The Common Sense Express is heading down to IL’s third oldest city. Join me for a rally in #Edwardsville Tuesday! pic.twitter.com/pqNtZJmXRW The Common Sense Express is heading down to IL’s third oldest city. Join me for a rally in #Edwardsville Tuesday!pic.twitter.com/pqNtZJmXRW

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mjzalewski: “@RayLong: Illinois Supreme Court strikes down part of state gun law #twill #NRA” most overlooked news story in awhile. “@RayLong: Illinois Supreme Court strikes down part of state gun law #twill #NRA” most overlooked news story in awhile.

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RutherfordDan: Meet & Greet 10th Ward #Chicago #gop hosted by @angelgarcia #twill Meet & Greet 10th Ward #Chicago #gop hosted by @angelgarcia #twill

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SenatorNoland: Walking the walk with Laborers Local 582 off Randall Rd., St. Charles. http://fb.me/K3GcTcbA Walking the walk with Laborers Local 582 off Randall Rd., St. Charles.http://fb.me/K3GcTcbA

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FranEaton: It’s pretty clear the @ilgop power brokers want the conservative right to go away. FAR AWAY. @CompTopinka #twill – http://bit.ly/1ewzyYvIt’s pretty clear the @ilgop power brokers want the conservative right to go away. FAR AWAY. @CompTopinka #twill –http://bit.ly/1ewzyYv

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DanProft: Conservatives will be to blame for any #ILGOP losses in ’14, says person who got 39% of the vote against Blagojevich. http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2013/09/judy-baar-topinka-says-it-will-be-conservatives-fault-if-the-ilgop-fails-in-2014.html … Conservatives will be to blame for any #ILGOP losses in ’14, says person who got 39% of the vote against Blagojevich.http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2013/09/judy-baar-topinka-says-it-will-be-conservatives-fault-if-the-ilgop-fails-in-2014.html

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rap30: #ILGov Quinn had said he already had backing of 70 Dem cty chairs. We previously reported about one-third of them on state payroll. #ILGov Quinn had said he already had backing of 70 Dem cty chairs. We previously reported about one-third of them on state payroll.

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thomasfrisbie: We don’t need another delay for commission probing #jonburge #policetorture. CST Editorial #twill http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22545421-474/slow-walk-to-burge-justice-appears-to-be-getting-slower.html … We don’t need another delay for commission probing #jonburge #policetorture. CST Editorial #twill http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22545421-474/slow-walk-to-burge-justice-appears-to-be-getting-slower.html

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Daily Herald’s Facebook Wall
Did you ever wonder how Daily Herald photographers get all of those great photos… Did you ever wonder how Daily Herald photographers get all of those great photos? Do you have a digital camera, but have questions on how to get the most out of it? Well, if you are a subscriber to the Daily Herald, you can register for our photography workshop. It takes place at the Lake County Discovery Museum on Thursday, September 19 at 4:30 p.m. Follow this link for more information on how t

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carmitimes.com
Grayville experiencing financial distress on small scale The City of Grayville is not in the same boat as Detroit-yet.

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Local News
DuPage County and Homeownership Center to host foreclosure prevention seminars DuPage County and the DuPage Homeownership Center will host a series of seminars aimed at keeping residents out of foreclosure, according to a county news release.

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Evanston Patch
Clown Causes Disturbance and a Paranormal Break-In A look at weird crimes in the Chicago area.

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Geneva Patch
New Wrinkle on Speeding Excuses? ‘In a Hurry to Iron a Shirt’ A St. Charles man is charged with speeding, 66 in a 35, running a red light and driving on a suspended license.

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aarpillinois: 1/3 of Latinos go hungry in this country. It’s a crisis #LATISM #FeedIL 1 1/3 of Latinos go hungry in this country. It’s a crisis #LATISM #FeedIL

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Tribune Watchdog: Chicago’s youngest victims of street violence – Chicago Tribune 1 Tribune Watchdog: Chicago’s youngest victims of street violenceChicago TribuneImagine a 21-month old toddler taking a bullet in the leg. Or a 4-year-old pre-schooler getting shot in the stomach. For the young children of Chicago, their innocence does not shield them from street violence. This summer, eight children, all younger …

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illinois need – Google News
Newspaper: Cost overruns nag Ohio River project – WICS-TV Newspaper: Cost overruns nag Ohio River projectWICS-TVOLMSTED, Ill. (AP) — A newspaper reports that the costs of an Ohio River dam project in southern Illinois have more than quadrupled to over $3 billion and are still rising as work continues to be beset by delays. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http …River industry cites Olmsted failure in push for taxpayer aid

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billjcameron: LISTEN: @CompTopinka on #c2c + @RayLong @GregHinz @Konkolskorner @newsburrow #twill http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Connected+to+Chicago+with+Bill+Cameron+Podcasts&id=55433&is_corp=0 … LISTEN: @CompTopinka on #c2c + @RayLong @GregHinz @Konkolskorner @newsburrow #twillhttp://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Connected+to+Chicago+with+Bill+Cameron+Podcasts&id=55433&is_corp=0

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FOX2now.com – St. Louis News & Weather from KTVI Television FOX2
Eastbound I-64 shut down in East St. Louis for construction 1 EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI)-Know before you go, a stretch of eastbound Interstate 64 in the Metro East is now shut down. The Illinois Department of Transportation closed the eastbound lanes between the Interstate 55/70/64 split and the 25th Street bridge Friday night. The stretch will be closed for nine days, reopening the morning of September 23. Eastbound I-64 traffic must detour around the closur

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AEKirzinger: For controversial doors. They sure are pretty. #twill pic.twitter.com/WKNzKPStwA For controversial doors. They sure are pretty. #twillpic.twitter.com/WKNzKPStwA

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rebootillinois: #PatQuinn is better at stirring the pot than managing #government, says @ScottReeder. Find out why here >> http://goo.gl/RsxIvJ #twILL #PatQuinn is better at stirring the pot than managing #government, says @ScottReeder. Find out why here >>http://goo.gl/RsxIvJ #twILL

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rebootillinois: Will progressive tax supporters make a big push I the spring? One sponsor says yes. Find out more here >> http://goo.gl/jh7WEH #twILL Will progressive tax supporters make a big push I the spring? One sponsor says yes. Find out more here >> http://goo.gl/jh7WEH#twILL

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FranEaton: Your kids r getting HPV shots wo your knowledge. Time for Parents to Talk to Each Other – and Their Lawmakers http://bit.ly/17vYj0z #twill Your kids r getting HPV shots wo your knowledge. Time for Parents to Talk to Each Other – and Their Lawmakers http://bit.ly/17vYj0z#twill

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IllinoisReview: Kenosha teachers reject union, KEA loses certification http://bit.ly/1ddmpPW #righttowork #unions #ScottWalker #twill Kenosha teachers reject union, KEA loses certificationhttp://bit.ly/1ddmpPW #righttowork #unions #ScottWalker #twill

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illinois horse – Google News
Greene still pursuing rural transit system – Alton Telegraph 5 Greene still pursuing rural transit systemAlton TelegraphThe RTAC was formed in 1990 and works under an intergovernmental agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation to provide rides to people in areas where there is no public transportation. Rides can be provided to shop, go to the doctor or …

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There is a Place for Fall Plan your next fall getaway athttp://www.enjoyillinois.com/seasonal/fall! From: EnjoyIllinois Views: 5 0 ratings Time: 00:32 More in Travel & Events

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naomi jakobsson – Google News
Legislator advocates progressive income tax – Daily Eastern News Legislator advocates progressive income taxDaily Eastern NewsAddressing a crowd of about 50 professors, annuitants and community members, State Rep. Naomi Jakobsson promoted the adoption of a progressive income tax in Illinois, which would require an amendment to the state constitution. Illinois currently …

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Chicago Sun-Times
Office furniture tab for Capitol rehab? Nearly half a million dollars SPRINGFIELD — Illinois may be broke, but it isn’t so poor that it can’t afford to equip the Capitol offices of 19 state senators and a corps of legislative staffers with nearly $500,000 worth of new office furniture. That expenditure is the latest costly piece of a controversial $50 million makeover that Gov. Pat Quinn says has turned the Illinois Statehouse into a Midwestern version of the “

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AmandaVinicky: Today’s the third day in the row @GovernorQuinn has had no events on his public schedule. Resting before campaign really heats up? Today’s the third day in the row @GovernorQuinn has had no events on his public schedule. Resting before campaign really heats up?

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bobby schilling – Google News
Rauner calls for more charter schools, less union control – Quincy Journal Rauner calls for more charter schools, less union controlQuincy JournalSt. Giuseppe’s is owned by former GOP Congressman Bobby Schilling, who spoke favorably of Mr. Rauner but fell short of endorsing his candidacy for governor. Mr. Rauner has long been involved with the charter school movement in Chicago. If elected to …

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WHBF – More Local News
SIU-Carbondale names new public safety chief A lieutenant with the police force for the University of Wisconsin’s Madison campus is the new chief of public safety at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

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The Daily Journal Local News
Food stamp recipients on the rise in Illinois 14 As Congress continues its debate next week on whether or not to cut food stamps and restrict who is eligible to receive them, the number of Illinois residents relying on the federal government to supplement their pantries has grown

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The Daily Journal Local News
Bourbonnais golfer has teed off in all 50 states 5 Two buddies from Baltimore made a 31-year-old dream come true. A 79-year-old man from New Jersey lost his wife and needed a distraction from an empty house. And retired educator-turned-banker Steve Lemon, of Bourbonnais, now shares

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Evanston Now – News from Evanston’s online newspaper
City starts budget chats today 2 Evanston city staffers start hanging out in local coffee shops today to gather ideas for next year’s city budget. read more

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illinois law – Google News
Illinois amends its UI law on various subjects – CCH Illinois amends its UI law on various subjectsCCHElectronic funds transfer. The Director may, by regulation, provide that amounts due from an employer for contributions, payments in lieu of contributions, penalties, or interest be paid by an electronic funds transfer, including amounts paid on behalf …

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randy hultgren – Google News
Choice needed in clerk race – Northwest Herald 1 Choice needed in clerk raceNorthwest HeraldHe is a career politician whose day job is flacking for Republican Congressman Randy Hultgren. A man that partisan and biased simply cannot be trusted to supervise honest elections. Here is hoping that more reasonable Republican candidates emerge, and …

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lisa madigan – Google News
Illinois scores $53M win over Big Tobacco – WLS Illinois scores $53M win over Big TobaccoWLSAttorney General Lisa Madigan applauded a ruling by a panel of arbitrators denying an attempt by the country’s largest tobacco manufacturers to avoid paying millions of dollars to Illinois under the state’s landmark 1998 tobacco Master Settlement …

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KWQC – Top Stories RSS Feed For Mobile
Illinois Begins Addressing State Park Repair Backlog 4 For the first time in years, Illinois state parks are getting a little sprucing up. Budget and staff cuts have allowed hundreds of millions of dollars in delayed maintenance projects to build up. The

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Herald News
Joliet bridge project will be ‘fairly cutting edge,’ state engineer says 1 The plan to operate the six drawbridges in Joliet from one remote location will be a one-of-its-kind project, the state’s bridge maintenance engineer said. “It’s fairly cutting edge,” said Sarah Wilson, bridge maintenance engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation. “I think this is going to be a demonstration project that will have other people looking at.” One Joliet councilman s

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Chicago Business – Blogs – On Politics
RTA misses budget deadline as CTA, Metra squabble Right on schedule, negotiations over how to divide up funding among the Chicago area’s transit operators have again missed a key deadline and are in danger of breaking down. The Regional Transportation Authority board canceled a meeting scheduled for today at which it was supposed to make some initial decisions on how to parcel out $1.3 billion in public funds among the Chicago Transportation Auth

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Search Results – thesouthern.com
Group pushing capital bill 44 CARBONDALE — Illinois faces a transportation funding crisis, and one group is pushing a plan it admits would hit motorists in the pocketbook.

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the southern – Google News
Quinn says DQ Fair numbers up 20 percent – The Southern Quinn says DQ Fair numbers up 20 percentThe SouthernGov. Pat Quinn announced attendance at the Du Quoin State Fair was up 20 percent over last year’s event, and that several new one-day attendance records were set. More than 365,000 fairgoers passed through the gates this year, and the Southern Illinois …

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john cullerton – Google News
Our View: Show wasteful spenders the door – Dekalb Daily Chronicle Our View: Show wasteful spenders the doorDekalb Daily ChroniclePat Quinn, House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have tin ears regarding such lavish expenditures. Their offices tried to deflect the blame to the Capitol architect and his committee. We don’t buy it. Nothing happens in …

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