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Kirk Dillard Speaks to Chicago Republicans By Mark Weyermuller – On Saturday, GOP gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard spoke to a packed room a the Chicago Republican Victory Center on Lincoln Avenue. Dillard’s theme was "tested and prepared" which appears on his campaign literature. Photo by Mark…
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Herald News
Joliet eyes tighter security at new transportation center JOLIET — The city plans to make video monitoring an expanded safety feature of its new transportation center. The city council is slated to vote Tuesday on a contract to renovate the police substation at Union Station and make it suitable for the improved security system that’s in the works. “We’re going to have a modern surveillance system, which has become commonplace in most modern facilit

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The Daily Northwestern
Illinois attorney general’s office cautions Evanston aldermen about email use The Illinois attorney general’s office Monday warned Evanston aldermen about weighing formal decisions over email, responding to legal questions first raised as they appointed a new panel last year. In a letter to City Council, Assistant Attorney General Steve Silverman said aldermen did not violate the state’s Open Meetings Act when they used email to discuss potential members of the Rental Unit

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Rauner’s brilliant may not be good idea GOP gubernatorial aspirant Bruce Rauner has cast himself as Sir Lancelot out to slay an unpopular dragon (the Illinois legislature) in his initiative to limit the terms of Illinois lawmakers. Whether he wins on the issue is irrelevant to his

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Hollywood Movie Begins Filming in Southern Illinois 500+ MAKANDA — Filming for the 20th Century Fox Movie "Gone Girl" is moving into southern Illinois and will begin shooting Monday morning.

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Rutherford Discusses Jobs Plan If he’s elected governor, state Treasurer Dan Rutherford will create a new office to attract businesses to the state, headed by his pick for lieutenant governor. Rutherford says the new Governor’s Office of Job Creation and Retention wou…

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Editorial: TIFs won’t rescue schools More City Hall transparency would help Chicagoans understand whyAs the Chicago Public Schools district has closed dozens of buildings and cut thousands of staffers, an idea has gained steam: Prop up the schools by shifting millions of dollars from Chicago’s tax increment financing districts. Teachers, parents and some aldermen have asked, why does the city sit on a pile of cash while the school sy

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WHBF – More Local News
Ill. hunters prefer lead despite eagle concerns Despite pushes by environmentalists to curb the amount of lead ammunition used by hunters, sportsmen in southern Illinois say they’ll continue using the lead when trying to get their next deer.

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Sales tax for rec facilities called investment for kids NORMAL — A proposal to finance a Normal-based soccer complex and a Bloomington-based community center would increase the sales tax by a quarter percent for eight years, but organizers say the …

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Local News
Cronin, Roskam visit DuPage Convalescent Center DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) and Rehabilitation Services Manager for the DuPage Convalescent Center Anita Rajagopal visit seniors at the facility’s new Wellness Center. The center received an $188,000 federal grant to create a new wellness program for inpatient and outpatient care to help keep its seniors active and healthy.

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Cameras Could Be in Eastern IL Courts By December 1 Cameras and other recording devices could be allowed in six circuit courts in eastern Illinois by the end of the year. The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday approved allowing the devices in the Sixth Circuit courts. Sixth Circuit Chief Judge Dan Fla…

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Journal-Courier – opinion,opinion/
Editorial: Don’t let up on efforts to stop meth Although methamphetamine lab seizures and arrests declined nationwide in 2012, it’s far too early to consider the problem solved.

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News-Gazette.com
Urbana may vote on sales tax increase City council members have another chance to vote on a one-quarter cent sales tax increase when they meet this week. URBANA — City council members have another chance to vote on a one-quarter cent sales tax increase when they meet this week. read more

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IllinoisReview: Walsh announces endorsements #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/15v7tLB Walsh announces endorsements #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/15v7tLB

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RutherfordDan: Tues, Sept 17, from 6-7:30pm, fundraiser in #LakeBarrington at the home of Al & Connie Herbert, Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/82/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Tues, Sept 17, from 6-7:30pm, fundraiser in #LakeBarrington at the home of Al & Connie Herbert, Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/82/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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Illinews: WIFR: Topinka Visits the Stateline http://bit.ly/1glzoPn WIFR: Topinka Visits the Stateline http://bit.ly/1glzoPn

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Illinews: WICS: Springfield Basketball Players Raise Money For Hooping Legend http://bit.ly/18m2eu0 WICS: Springfield Basketball Players Raise Money For Hooping Legendhttp://bit.ly/18m2eu0

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Elgin casino starts renovation, branches out into concerts Grand Victoria Casino has launched a $4 million renovation and an outdoor concert series hoping to attract more customers to the riverboat. The casino partnered with Onesti Entertainment and the city of Elgin to hold the "Rock ‘N Roll Jackpot" concert series at Festival Park, which kicked off Aug. 24 with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Eric Burdon & The Animals. Grand Funk Railroa

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WDCBnews: College of DuPage Posts 9.4% Enrollment Gain by wdcbnews on SoundCloud – Hear the world’s sounds http://bit.ly/194OCnY College of DuPage Posts 9.4% Enrollment Gain by wdcbnews on SoundCloud – Hear the world’s sounds http://bit.ly/194OCnY

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Our View: Power, pollution, jobs – Peoria Journal Star 22 Our View: Power, pollution, jobsPeoria Journal StarAgain the battle lines have been drawn between the environment and economy as the fate of five Illinois coal-fired power plants, two of them in this part of central Illinois, goes before the Illinois Pollution Control Board (PCB) on Tuesday. …. We …Dynegy purchase of Ameren coal plants hinges on environmental ruling

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Spokesman Sounds Off on Renovations – Alton Daily News Alton Daily NewsSpokesman Sounds Off on RenovationsAlton Daily NewsBy Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. The governor’s office isn’t interested in an architect’s hurt feelings. “Gov. Pat Quinn represents the taxpayers of Illinois,” says spokesman Dave Blanchette, “and right now, the taxpayers of Illinois cannot …

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Rahm Emanuel plans new CPS school on Far Southeast Side – Chicago Sun-Times Rahm Emanuel plans new CPS school on Far Southeast SideChicago Sun-TimesChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday announced a new neighborhood elementary school will be built on the Far Southeast Side to alleviate overcrowding. But aside from that, few details were offered. And some parents of students at Gallistel …

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The biggest oilman in Illinois chooses a new career: bank owner – Crain’s Chicago Business The biggest oilman in Illinois chooses a new career: bank ownerCrain’s Chicago BusinessThe biggest oilman in Illinois chooses a new career: bank owner. By Steve Daniels September 16, 2013 … Today, Petco owns more than 20 oil and gas fields in 12 states, including Illinois, and employs about 250, most in regional offices in Oklahoma …

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bobby schilling – Google News
Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka stops in Moline to announce re-election … – WQAD.com — Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD 2 Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka stops in Moline to announce re-election …WQAD.com — Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD“She’s a proven winner, even in this very blue state, that we’re turning purple,” said Former Republican Congressman Bobby Schilling. Schilling, hoping to turn the state purple wants to take back his seat in Congress. “The big thing is to get out and …

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Roskam ethics review extended – Chicago Tribune 1 Roskam ethics review extendedChicago TribunePeter Roskam and his wife in 2011. Roskam, 51, a Wheaton Republican who entered Congress in 2007, ranks No. 4 in his party’s House leadership. The crux of the ethics review is who paid for an official, eight-day trip taken by Roskam and his wife …

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Elaine Nekritz – Northbrook, IL Patch
Walmart Launches Website to Attract Northbrook Residents 1 Walmart has published their analysis and findings to back up their request to develop a Northbrook store.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Thorner: Hold local officials accountable by demanding more transparency By Nancy Thorner – Illinois Policy Institute holds periodic telephone conference calls open to the public in which staff members are featured and interact with participants. Last Wednesday, the Institute’s Director of Government Reform Brian Costin used the opportunity to…

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WinnCountyNews: New Illinois Law Limits Disabled Parking Exemption http://goo.gl/fb/Vswib – WIFR News New Illinois Law Limits Disabled Parking Exemption http://goo.gl/fb/Vswib – WIFR News

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Courtroom camera decision welcome – Herald & Review Courtroom camera decision welcomeHerald & ReviewEVER SLOWLY, the apparatuses of government are embracing the idea that technology and good processes are not opposing forces. The latest bit of good news on that front is the willingness of the 6th Judicial Circuit to endorse the idea of allowing …Cameras in the courtroom extends to Central Illinois

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High school concussion test questioned – Bend Bulletin 6 High school concussion test questionedBend BulletinWhile at the University of Illinois, Broglio and his colleagues were regularly seeing athletes who improved on ImPACT scores a week after their concussion, but when retested four or five days later, were down on some measures and up on others. Their …

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Knox College nationally ranked Knox College is one of the nation’s “Great Schools at Great Prices,” according to the newly released rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

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Chicago Sun-Times
Courthouse construction leaves workers grumbling over looming pay-to-park plan A spokeswoman for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said plans to charge motorists a daily fee at the city’s criminal courthouse garage and suburban facilities are “on hold” at the moment. But a member of the construction team at 26th and California had more to say: “We’re putting in a machine to charge people for parking.”

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Rutherford tops GOP field at Champaign County event State Treasurer Dan Rutherford had an impressive showing in a straw poll Sunday of the four Republican candidates for governor, taken after each had made a brief speech at the Champaign County Republican Party’s annual fall fastival at Frasca Field in Urbana. URBANA — State Treasurer Dan Rutherford had an impressive showing in a straw poll Sunday of the four Republican candidates for governo

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phil_rosenthal: Been a long time since a cast member rose as far and as fast on #SNL as Oak Park’s @cecilybecily http://variety.com/2013/tv/news/snl-cecily-strong-to-co-anchor-weekend-update-with-seth-meyers-1200612687/ … Been a long time since a cast member rose as far and as fast on #SNL as Oak Park’s @cecilybecily http://variety.com/2013/tv/news/snl-cecily-strong-to-co-anchor-weekend-update-with-seth-meyers-1200612687/

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KirkDillard: Enjoyed being on FOX-32 this morning with my great running mate from Quincy, Rep. Jil Tracy! pic.twitter.com/SBlOQ2duya Enjoyed being on FOX-32 this morning with my great running mate from Quincy, Rep. Jil Tracy! pic.twitter.com/SBlOQ2duya

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Florida Explosion Kills Southern Illinois Man, Injures Another DESTIN, FL — A car explosion in Florida has killed one southern Illinois man and injured another. It happened around 7p.m. Saturday night at a vacation home on 704 Harbor Lane in Destin, Florida.

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Gov. Quinn proclaims September 21 “George Harrison Day” in Illinois – KFVS 45 Gov. Quinn proclaims September 21 “George Harrison Day” in IllinoisKFVSSPRINGFIELD, IL (KFVS) -. Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed September 21 as “George Harrison Day” in Illinois. The honor commemorates the late musical star’s two-week stay in southern Illinois 50 years ago. On September 21, there will be a historical …Quinn declares Sept. 21 ‘George Harrison Day’

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Bill Daley rips Quinn, defends his Democratic credentials – Chicago Tribune 3 Bill Daley rips Quinn, defends his Democratic credentialsChicago Tribune5:55 p.m. CDT, September 15, 2013. Governor candidate Bill Daley defended his Democratic credentials Sunday and said he was "offended" by Gov. Pat Quinn’s attempt to paint him as a wealthy banker of the type who took the nation into recession. Daley …

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Illiana plan pits highway vs. history – Chicago Sun-Times Illiana plan pits highway vs. historyChicago Sun-Times16 letter to the Illinois Department of Transportation, Ferry pointed out that Florence Township also has two potential historic districts — the Midewin Buffer District and the village of Symerton, which, she said, “is an excellent example of an …

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RutherfordDan: Speaking @ChampaignGOP picnic today at Frasca Field #Urbana #twill pic.twitter.com/wRfvSi4EVU Speaking @ChampaignGOP picnic today at Frasca Field #Urbana #twill pic.twitter.com/wRfvSi4EVU

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Deadbeat Illinois: Juvenile center considers cuts 1 Years of delayed state payments are finally forcing a juvenile detention center in Galesburg to look at reducing service or closing its doors. At a recent budget meeting, members of the Knox County Finance Committee said the Mary Davis Home’s finances have grown so dire the county might need to consider a significant reduction in services or even close the home.

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Kansas lawmakers could debate death penalty in 2014 – Topeka Capital Journal Kansas lawmakers could debate death penalty in 2014Topeka Capital JournalDonna Schneweis, chairwoman of the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty, is optimistic about the chances of a repeal bill passing, citing abolition of the death penalty in Illinois in 2011 and Maryland this year. “What we are witnessing is there …

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Romeoville Patch
Crete Woman Running for Will County Treasurer Democrat Laurie Summers announced that she plans to run in the March primary.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Dillard picks Reboletti to replace him in the Illinois Senate State Rep. Dennis Reboletti (photo right) has sent a letter to precinct committeemen announcing that State Sen. Kirk Dillard has endorsed him as the candidate to take over his [Dillard's] district in the Illinois Senate. Dillard is not running for…

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Woman Charged With DUI In Crash At Naperville Gym NAPERVILLE, Ill. (STMW) — A Naperville woman has been charged with drunken driving after crashing her car into the front of a health and fitness club in the western suburb, the second such crash there in less than two years. Ruth M. Erdemir, 57, lives on the 2200 block of Stowe Circle in Naperville. She is free on bond and facing trial on two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, Naper

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Walsh declares: "I’m not a Republican" 100+ Photo credit: Cal Skinner As reported by Cal Skinner, former Congressman Joe Walsh declared himself no longer a Republican yesterday at his townhall meeting in McHenry County. Walsh told the crowd: "I’m coming out! Truthfully, I’m not a Republican. I’m…

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Rain Keeps Leaders Away At BMW Championship LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jim Furyk will have to wait one more day to try to end three years without a victory on the PGA Tour. The final round of the BMW Championship was suspended Sunday because of rain that left too much water on Conway Farms. Furyk had a one-shot lead over Steve Stricker. He was about three hours from even teeing off when play was stopped for the first time by rain for 3½ hours

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Bears win nail-biter against Vikings 11 The second week of the NFL season seems early for sorting out the division contenders, but the Bears hoped to dig a deeper hole for their NFC North rival Vikings at rainy Soldier Field. The Bears’ last minute touchdown put them over Minnesota, 31-30.

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RutherfordDan: Speaking @ChampaignGOP picnic today at Frasca Field #Urbana #twill pic.twitter.com/wRfvSi4EVU Speaking @ChampaignGOP picnic today at Frasca Field #Urbana #twill pic.twitter.com/wRfvSi4EVU

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Topinka Announces Re-Election Bid For Illinois Comptroller – CBS Local 12 Topinka Announces Re-Election Bid For Illinois ComptrollerCBS LocalDemocrat Sheila Simon – the lieutenant governor – has already declared her intention to run for comptroller. After Topinka’s formal announcement, she was asked about Simon and Topinka told reporters: “I don’t wish her ill, but I’m going to win.”.

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Pinckneyville Hospital to host Affordable Care presentation PINCKNEYVILLE — James E. Schuh, Staff Development Specialist with the Senior Health Insurance Program, Illinois Department on Aging, will speak at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the basement con…

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Willow Long’s Brother in DCFS Custody – WICS-TV WICS-TVWillow Long’s Brother in DCFS CustodyWICS-TVWATSON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state child-welfare officials have taken a southern Illinois boy into protective custody after authorities say his 7-year-old sister was stabbed to death by a live-in uncle. Illinois Department of Children & Family …Brother of slain Illinois girl in state custodyProsecutor: Uncle arrested in death of niece, 7, i

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Shea McClellin’s Jersey Misspelled In Vikings Game 100+ (CBS) – Bears defensive end Shea McClellin had his name misspelled on the back of his jersey in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. His name has been spelled “McCellin.”

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Save Illinois History works to preserve historic sites 3 ELLIS GROVE — Save Illinois History, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has been working hard since it was founded in 2009 to preserve the historic sites of Southern Illinois.

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Some 200 Illinois bridges in need of overhaul – Belleville News Democrat Belleville News DemocratSome 200 Illinois bridges in need of overhaulBelleville News DemocratCrews examine the condition of the bridge on Western Avenue, over the Cal-Sag Channel in Blue Island, Ill. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The bridge is classified as both "structurally deficient" and "fracture critical" in 2012 federal data. The Western …Engineers: State-owned bridges

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RTA chief details problems with 3 transit agencies – Belleville News Democrat RTA chief details problems with 3 transit agenciesBelleville News DemocratCHICAGO — The head of the Regional Transportation Authority says the three public transportation agencies the RTA oversees are fraught with efficiency and purchasing problems that result in loss of money. RTA chairman John Gates wrote a Saturday …

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Administrative agencies and their rules Question: About ten years ago, a friend of mine got charged with drunk driving. She wound up pleading guilty to it because she really was guilty of drunk driving. Her driver’s license got suspended

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ilhousegop: New State Jobs Related to Concealed Carry http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/new-state-jobs-related-to-concealed.html?spref=tw … New State Jobs Related to Concealed Carry http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/new-state-jobs-related-to-concealed.html?spref=tw

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RonSandack: I know you have lots of things to do today. There’s football and plenty of family activities. Please make reading… http://fb.me/2DUzGqQkr I know you have lots of things to do today. There’s football and plenty of family activities. Please make reading…http://fb.me/2DUzGqQkr

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danielbiss: Details here http://senatorbiss.com/index.php/news/118-news-biss-to-host-panel-discussion-on-criminal-justice … MT @aleipsiger Join @danielbiss and great panel to discuss criminal justice in IL! 3pm at Levy Center Details here http://senatorbiss.com/index.php/news/118-news-biss-to-host-panel-discussion-on-criminal-justice … MT @aleipsiger Join @danielbiss and great panel to discuss criminal justice in IL! 3pm at Levy Center

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SenatorKirk: Estoy orgulloso celebrar #HispanicHeritageMonth con Latinos a través de Illinois y los Estados Unidos pic.twitter.com/LhdfSPNSJqEstoy orgulloso celebrar #HispanicHeritageMonth con Latinos a través de Illinois y los Estados Unidospic.twitter.com/LhdfSPNSJq

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mjzalewski: Im sure this will be this weeks shiny object on pensions. strange theres no mention of reform efforts. Or maybe not. http://m.wics.com/article?id=10505086 … Im sure this will be this weeks shiny object on pensions. strange theres no mention of reform efforts. Or maybe not.http://m.wics.com/article?id=10505086

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JudyBaarTopinka: Kicking off the Common Sense Tour in just a few minutes! Come on down to the Billy Goat Tavern on Madison! pic.twitter.com/atU8ri9rHC Kicking off the Common Sense Tour in just a few minutes! Come on down to the Billy Goat Tavern on Madison!pic.twitter.com/atU8ri9rHC

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AmandaVinicky: Pre-register to watch a meeting? No. “@adriana9diaz: A bad lesson in democracy from Board of Education http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22542537-452/a-bad-lesson-in-democracy-from-board-of-education.html … via @suntimes” Pre-register to watch a meeting? No. “@adriana9diaz: A bad lesson in democracy from Board of Educationhttp://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22542537-452/a-bad-lesson-in-democracy-from-board-of-education.html … via @suntimes”

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EXCHANGE: Term limit proposal wouldn’t affect most – Belleville News Democrat EXCHANGE: Term limit proposal wouldn’t affect mostBelleville News DemocratSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — 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 …

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BenBradleyABC7: There’s no way this ugly shade of neon orange-ish / pink existed in the 1940’s #bears @RaferWeigel @JimRoseABC7 There’s no way this ugly shade of neon orange-ish / pink existed in the 1940’s #bears @RaferWeigel @JimRoseABC7

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BenBradleyABC7: By the way: I’m clearly very confident in my own manhood that I can tweet about Bears fashion before I comment on any actual game strategy. By the way: I’m clearly very confident in my own manhood that I can tweet about Bears fashion before I comment on any actual game strategy.

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ILNewsNetwork: ‘Star Wars’ spin-offs to be ‘origin’ movies http://dlvr.it/3z1WXV ‘Star Wars’ spin-offs to be ‘origin’ movies http://dlvr.it/3z1WXV

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bllorenz: "…Maybe (Rodney Davis) has an uphill path in Mclean County" #twill http://www.pantagraph.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_c42c484e-1cc7-11e3-836f-001a4bcf887a.html … "…Maybe (Rodney Davis) has an uphill path in Mclean County" #twillhttp://www.pantagraph.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_c42c484e-1cc7-11e3-836f-001a4bcf887a.html

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CST_Editorials: @ToniPreckwinkle calls on state Supreme Court to fix Cook County Jail crowding. #twill http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22544882-452/toni-preckwinkle-cook-county-courts-need-outside-reformer.html … @ToniPreckwinkle calls on state Supreme Court to fix Cook County Jail crowding. #twill http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22544882-452/toni-preckwinkle-cook-county-courts-need-outside-reformer.html

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kylehillman: The mailers write themselves. “@IllinoisReview: Walsh announces endorsements #twill http://bit.ly/15v7tLB ” The mailers write themselves. “@IllinoisReview: Walsh announces endorsements #twill http://bit.ly/15v7tLB

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
LaHood Opinion: Copper doors and tone deafness By Illinois State Sen. Darin LaHood – We have all experienced the same feeling when our family or friends sing and it becomes painful to listen. It’s called “tone deafness,” and there is a major case of it at the…

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ChicagoMag: MT @DealEstate: What you can rent for $18,000 a month: 3 bedrooms, a majestic view, and tons of service at 500 N LSD http://chi.mg/17ZupAR MT @DealEstate: What you can rent for $18,000 a month: 3 bedrooms, a majestic view, and tons of service at 500 N LSDhttp://chi.mg/17ZupAR

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Area man to appear on ‘Rachael Ray Show’ Tuesday FOOSLAND — Dave Rueck of Foosland went to Lou Henson’s basketball camp when Rueck was a young man. It was for tips on how to play the game, not how to do a combover. Henson is famous for his Lou-’Do combover haircut. Rueck was, too, to a lesser degree. But he and his family didn’t necessarily like it. So he went on national TV to do something about it. read more

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RTA chief details problems with 3 transit agencies The head of the Regional Transportation Authority says the three public transportation agencies the RTA oversees are fraught with efficiency and purchasing problems that result in loss of money.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illinois GOP candidate Barbara Bellar launches video: "Obamacare All Rapped Up" Republican candidate Dr. Barbara Bellar whose description of Obamacare at a URF event last year went viral, has now created a music video to highlight the failures, problems and results of Obamacare in the health industry. Dr. Bellar was in…

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State park to host migration program CYPRESS — The orange and black Monarch butterfly migrates up to 2,500 miles from various North American sites to central Mexico for the winter. This program will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. …

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danielbiss: Details here http://senatorbiss.com/index.php/news/118-news-biss-to-host-panel-discussion-on-criminal-justice … MT @aleipsiger Join @danielbiss and great panel to discuss criminal justice in IL! 3pm at Levy Center Details here http://senatorbiss.com/index.php/news/118-news-biss-to-host-panel-discussion-on-criminal-justice … MT @aleipsiger Join @danielbiss and great panel to discuss criminal justice in IL! 3pm at Levy Center

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AndyManar: Senator Durbin was at Richland Community College last week to discuss federal legislation he is introducing to… http://fb.me/WG7zPOBP Senator Durbin was at Richland Community College last week to discuss federal legislation he is introducing to…http://fb.me/WG7zPOBP

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RonSandack: Friends of the State of Illinois, if you read one thing today, please consider making it this article—-> http://www.businessinsider.com/illinois-underfunded-pensions-2013-9 … Friends of the State of Illinois, if you read one thing today, please consider making it this article—->http://www.businessinsider.com/illinois-underfunded-pensions-2013-9

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Elaine Nekritz – Deerfield, IL Patch
Deerfield Restaurant Fuels Furyk’s Record 59 8 Before Jim Furyk became sixth golfer to shoot a 59 on the PGA tour, he ate at DC Sarnies.

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mike madigan – Google News
Let the battle begin – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Let the battle beginChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteOf course, no Republicans need apply. House Speaker Michael Madigan’s legislative gerrymandering has put this seat solidly in the Democratic column. The GOP may scare up some cannon fodder, as it has done in past elections, but that’s probably about it.

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Kmart bomb threats reported at Chicago-area stores 89 A series of bomb threats at Kmart stores prompted at least one store to shut down temporarily.

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Editorials
Our view: Simple change could clarify meetings law Next time legislators look under the hood of the state’s Open Meetings Act, we suggest a little fine-tuning to avoid more bumpy rides.

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DePue needs input to work on comprehensive plan The public is encouraged to offer opinions as the village of DePue works on a comprehensive plan next week.

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Tom Kacich: ‘Outsider’ pans union donors – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Tom Kacich: ‘Outsider’ pans union donorsChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteMichael Richards, the Champaign Democrat who hopes to succeed Rep. Naomi Jakobsson, D-Urbana, in the Illinois House, was once a columnist at the Daily Illini, the student newspaper at the University of Illinois. Asked last week if any of his columns …

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A setback for wind farms – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette 24 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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