Today’s headlines — Monday, Sept. 23

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NewsradioWJPF: Conceal Carry with Brandon Phelps IL State Rep at7:20AM. Do you have a question? Conceal Carry with Brandon Phelps IL State Rep at 7:20AM. Do you have a question?
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Sen. Kirk: ‘Military mission in Illinois is a top priority for me’ – Belleville News Democrat Sen. Kirk: ‘Military mission in Illinois is a top priority for me’Belleville News DemocratIllinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk met Sunday afternoon with members of the Scott Air Force Base Task Force in Collinsville to talk about the future of the base in the face of future base closures. Kirk is the top Republican on the Senate …

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David Stoesz: Illinois should prepare to reinvest in human services … of Illinois Springfield and has published several books on social policy. … Illinois lawmakers could begin to negotiate the transition from indiscriminate funding …

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RutherfordDan: Join me Thurs, Sept 26, 5:30-7:00pm free meet and greet in #Jacksonville Join me Thurs, Sept 26, 5:30-7:00pm free meet and greet in #Jacksonville

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tomdemmer: Marshall. #enoughsaid Marshall. #enoughsaid

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cljmitchell: Back in Chicago after an inspiring weekend, ready for full on campaign season. BTW, Earl Bennett caught that ball. Touchdown Bears? Back in Chicago after an inspiring weekend, ready for full on campaign season. BTW, Earl Bennett caught that ball. Touchdown Bears?

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mjzalewski: Trestman wins my heart back with that challenge. Trestman wins my heart back with that challenge.

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debmell: I am in an abusive relationship with #comcast. Getting ready to end it. I am in an abusive relationship with #comcast. Getting ready to end it.

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tomdemmer: Ok, we’ll take the 6 and you can block the 1 Ok, we’ll take the 6 and you can block the 1

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mjzalewski: No, no it wasn’t. #blocked “@ChicagoBears: The point after is good, and the #Bears lead 40-23 with 3:54 left in the game. #CHIvsPIT” No, no it wasn’t. #blocked “@ChicagoBears: The point after is good, and the #Bears lead 40-23 with 3:54 left in the game. #CHIvsPIT”

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tomdemmer: Now the Steelers head to London for one kind of football or another http://youtu.be/6KeG_i8CWE8 Now the Steelers head to London for one kind of football or another http://youtu.be/6KeG_i8CWE8

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ilhousegop: Illinois House Republican Caucus Blog: Meet House Republican Leader Jim Durkin http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/meet-house-republican-leader-jim-durkin.html?spref=tw … Illinois House Republican Caucus Blog: Meet House Republican Leader Jim Durkinhttp://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/09/meet-house-republican-leader-jim-durkin.html?spref=tw

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RonSandack: Constitutionally permissible public pension reform means different things to different people. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-public-pensions-1970-20130923,0,3759613.story … Constitutionally permissible public pension reform means different things to different people. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-public-pensions-1970-20130923,0,3759613.story

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RonSandack: An interesting historical perspective to be sure; but hardly clarifying & helpful for ascertaining the… http://fb.me/13GC6ReaU An interesting historical perspective to be sure; but hardly clarifying & helpful for ascertaining the… http://fb.me/13GC6ReaU

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EDITORIAL: Let national search land airport director An stealth move to push through the hiring of a new Gary/Chicago International Airport director failed on a 3-3 vote Friday. That’s the wrong way for the new airport board to operate.

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Editorial: Why $17 million went to Payton Prep More opportunities for studentsMayor Rahm Emanuel’s announcement last week of a $17 million addition at Walter Payton College Prep High School stirred some resentment from parents and teachers, coming so soon after Chicago closed dozens of schools and reduced spending at scores more of them.

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Beiser Backed Medicaid Bill Becomes Law Cracking down on waste and fraud in state programs continues to be a focus of State Representative Dan Beiser (pictured). He has helped pass legislation to strengthen penalties against those who defraud Medicare and another mesaure he sponsored…

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Bustos talks budget in Rock Island County Congresswoman Cheri Bustos will be in town this morning to discuss budget priorities.

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Ex-lobbyist promotes hair’s natural beauty at Loc Shop in Rockford ROCKFORD — The stories you hear in Angie Upton’s shop prove that women can have a spiritual but all-too-often-painful relationship with their hair. INSIDE: Loc Shop details

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Rock Island Leaders to Push for Jumer’s Crossing Development [ooyala code="RlNHB2ZTqK22iQBVNgSqBM7b8px_pz1i" player_id="728b068401c44c3e960e1c9f3ab47295"] The Rock Island City Council could approve a special assessment for the Jumer’s Crossing developmentMonday, September 23rd, 2013. The proposed Jumer’s Crossing project would go at Illinois 92 and I-280 on Big Island. In order for the project to happen, a road needs to be built into th

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State offering help with federal ‘brownfield’ grant Officials with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency have extra money, and they’d like to spend it in Danville, according to city officials. DANVILLE — Officials with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency have extra money, and they’d like to spend it in Danville, according to city officials. read more

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2013 Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament … Highlights from the Greater Springfield Chamber 2013 Golf Outing at Laurel Hill Golf Club, held September 16, 2013. The Outing included lunch, complimentary .

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Metro Suburban Region Receives $2 Million to Assist Manufacturers Lake County to benefit from grant.

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County President Blasts Glenview Ordinance Glenview’s new ordinance gives landlords the option to opt-out of the Section 8 program.

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South suburban agency’s water-supply plan a pipe dream? – SouthtownStar South suburban agency’s water-supply plan a pipe dream?SouthtownStarMarkham Mayor David Webb (pictured in 2007) is chairman of the South Suburban Joint Action Water Agency. He acknowledges that officials could have been more cautious with finances, but he says they’re now determined to save money by shaving legal …

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Local law enforcement: Hold off on carrying concealed guns Despite the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling this month that struck down parts of the state’s gun control laws, area law enforcement officials are cautioning gun owners to hold off carrying weapons in public until the state can fully implement its new concealed-carry law.

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Michelle Teheux: It’s worth re-thinking the suburbs Are suburbs a good place to live? Does your opinion have anything to do with your political stance? After reading an unfavorable review in the conservative Wall …

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Lane Restrictions on I-24 Ohio River Bridge at Paducah-Metropolis The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert drivers traveling I-24, East and Westbound in Massac County of upcoming lane reductions on the …

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Ignite Quad-Cities will match entrepreneurs, mentors : Business Two Rock Island teenagers are trying to set the Quad-City business world on its ear.

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IDOT: Route 21/137 Project Now 61 Percent Complete According to the latest report on the Illinois Department of Transportation’s IL Rte 21 and 137 Project website, this week’s work is set to include asphalt paving of …

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Letters: I-57/294 interchange a game changer The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and Illinois Department of Transportation are moving ahead with plans to connect the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) with I-57.

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Coal-State Democrats a Dying Breed Bill Enyart, whose southern Illinois district is a big coal-producer, didn’t hesitate to join the caucus after his January swearing-in. "I think it’s absolutely critical that …

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Smith Hearing ReEnactment Today By John Gregory – Illinois Radio Network … the state will discuss the three habeas corpus hearings of Joseph Smith during his time in Illinois in the 1840s.

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Durbin Won’t Endorse Quinn By John Gregory – Illinois Radio Network. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is declining to endorse Gov. Pat Quinn, despite the fact Quinn is now running unopposed …

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Manar Wants To Improve Education Financing By Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. The senators looking into Illinois’ school financing inequities know this much: identifying the problem is the easy part.

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Strawberry: ‘You’re not a mistake just because you make a mistake’ Former Major League Baseball player turned pastor Darryl Strawberry spoke to a crowd of about 100 people Sunday night in Cape Girardeau as he shared his story of recovery and restoration. With four…

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Our View: Academy expo, heroism, politics in editorial stew That was the scene Wednesday for the 2013 Alignment Rockford Academy Expo, designed to help students make the connection between what goes on in the …

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Legislators to propose tax rebate with leftover hospital money State legislators and the trustees of a long-closed hospital are considering a tax rebate with the hospital’s leftover money.Click to Continue »

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Pension debate at 1970 Constitutional Convention echoes in today’s … 1 Illinois’ crushing public pension crisis has been literally decades in the making, but the present stalemate in Springfield over how to resolve it can be traced in …

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Illinois Lottery Kicks Off New ‘Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure’ Instant Game – PR Newswire Illinois Lottery Kicks Off New ‘Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure’ Instant GamePR Newswire (press release)This specialty game was renamed Carolyn Adams Ticket for the Cure, under legislation sponsored in 2011 by State Senator Mattie Hunter and signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn. It is named for former Illinois Lottery Superintendent (2003-2007) Carolyn …

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Our word: Betcha the state won’t do the right thing The Illinois Casino Gaming Association claims 22 hours of gambling per day is not enough, as some surrounding states do allow gambling around the clock, …

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The 4th Annual Vince Demuzio Dinner is less than a week away. The Macoupin Dems… The 4th Annual Vince Demuzio Dinner is less than a week away. The Macoupin Dems are looking for 4 more "Bronze Sponsors" for the Dinner–$50 each. Post here or message me if you can help out with a $50 contribution for one of the great Downstate Dem organizations in Illinois! Looking forward to hearing Attorney General Lisa Madigan speak in Gillespie! Seats still available, RSVP below:

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MOV05253 Governor Pat Quinn, Why Not? The Governor of Illinois should try reducing the murder rate in Chicago by placing our National Guard or the Military in an attempt to try and reduce the mur… From: Gabor Zolna Views: 1 1 ratings Time: 03:16 More in News & Politics

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ChrisWelch_JD: Enjoyed going door to door getting my petition signed to have my name placed on the ballot for… http://instagram.com/p/ek9-tHwsTd/ Enjoyed going door to door getting my petition signed to have my name placed on the ballot for… http://instagram.com/p/ek9-tHwsTd/

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KirkDillard: What a beautiful Fall evening, enjoyed spending it w/ my wife & kids on the Polo grounds in #OakBrook What a beautiful Fall evening, enjoyed spending it w/ my wife & kids on the Polo grounds in #OakBrook

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QuinnForIL: I want to thank the Democratic Party of Illinois for voicing their support of our mission to move Illinois forward -PQ I want to thank the Democratic Party of Illinois for voicing their support of our mission to move Illinois forward -PQ

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kerrylester: Democratic slating inspires talk of party unity. Madigan likens org to "family". My @ap Democratic slating inspires talk of party unity. Madigan likens org to "family". My @ap

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QuinnForIL: I want to thank the Democratic Party of Illinois for voicing their support of our mission to move Illinois forward -PQ I want to thank the Democratic Party of Illinois for voicing their support of our mission to move Illinois forward -PQ

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AmandaVinicky: Irony with DSCC nod: 1) Quinn backed by insiders, even though still tries to claim outsider status 2) State Chair clearly no love for PQ Irony with DSCC nod: 1) Quinn backed by insiders, even though still tries to claim outsider status 2) State Chair clearly no love for PQ

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Register to vote, to clean up politics – Chicago Sun-Times Register to vote, to clean up politicsChicago Sun-TimesAs for the overall registration drive, we’ll see if it’s having an impact, or turning out to be another well meaning but ultimately ineffectual exercise, when Illinois holds its local and statewide primaries next March. It’s an off-year election …

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Springfield Gets ”Green” Grant From State – 970 WMAY News The City of Springfield is getting nearly $600,000 from the state as part of a program that encourages “green” infrastructure development. The money will be …

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Quinn now has nothing to distract him – Herald & Review Quinn now has nothing to distract himHerald & ReviewThe next governor will not only have to face that mountain of problems, but also establish a working rela-tionship with House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton. In addition, the new governor will have to deal with a General …

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Discovering the Dinosaurs at the IL State Fairgrounds Discovering the Dinosaurs is a national event that brings sixty life-like dinosaurs, along with fun facts and activities to kids and their families. Kids are able to learn about dinosaurs in ways that

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Wayne Messmer Sings 7th Inning Stretch Wayne Messmer sings 7th Inning Stretch

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Madigan waiting on pension vote to be scheduled Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he’s waiting for a vote to be scheduled on a pension overhaul.

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Baseball legends meet fans at Rosemont flea market Several former players from baseball’s Negro League appeared at Wolff’s Flea Market in RosemontSunday to talk about their experiences, pose for pictures with fans and display and sell memorabilia.

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Illinois Strategic Highway Safety Plan Subscription Service Illinois Department of Transportation, Ann L. Schneider, Secretary. Loading. Patrick J. Quinn, Governor · Home Directory Help FAQs Site Index Contact Us …

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RelUnrelated: @danielbiss @danielbiss

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danielbiss: Ok, twitterverse, it’s on. Submit your entries to the #Biss14 Ok, twitterverse, it’s on. Submit your entries to the #Biss14

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EdSullivanforIL: #Packers #Packers

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KirkDillard: Attended the #Lake Attended the #Lake

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illinoispolicy: Illinois is planning to spend between $30 and $35M on #ObamaCare Illinois is planning to spend between $30 and $35M on #ObamaCare

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Illinois Office of Tourism TV Commercial, ‘Plan Your Route’ Join us on facebook :https://www.facebook.com/Creative.Commerical?fref=ts Follow us on Twitter :https://twitter.com/CreativeTVcomm Amazing tv advertisement… From: Best adverts Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Entertainment

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What You Need to Know to Enroll in Medicare Beekeeping, a hospice open house, batting cages, garage sales and other things to do in the L-Way area this week.

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Gale Sayers’ lawyers to drop concussion suit against NFL (Reuters) — A lawyer for pro football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers said he would drop the federal suit filed on his behalf that accuses the NFL of failing to warn him about and protect him against head injuries.

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Casinos tap intelligence network to beat cheaters Casinos in the Northeastern U.S. increasingly are tapping a shared intelligence network to stay ahead of cheaters.

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Emmanuel to appear on Food Network Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to make another television appearance with his debut on the Food Network.

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Quick News: Jefferson Street bridge closing rescheduled 1 The closing of the Jefferson Street bridge in downtown Joliet has been rescheduled for Sept. 30. The Illinois Department of Transportation had previously planned to close the bridge Monday to start a three-week maintenance project. That work now is expected to be completed Oct. 18. The bridge carries U.S. 30 over the Des Plaines River. A detour for U.S. 30 will start at Plainfield Road and The

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NeilSteinberg: If you find yourself arguing in front of the Illinois Supreme Court, convening in Chicago, watch for the microphone. http://tinyurl.com/m9no262 If you find yourself arguing in front of the Illinois Supreme Court, convening in Chicago, watch for the microphone.http://tinyurl.com/m9no262

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pjstar: The first step in the road to redeveloping #Peoria’s Taft Homes happens Monday when the PHA discusses a master plan. http://bit.ly/16joE5h The first step in the road to redeveloping #Peoria’s Taft Homes happens Monday when the PHA discusses a master plan.http://bit.ly/16joE5h

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Illinois Chamber CEO calls for .13 gas tax hike – Illinois Review 22 CHICAGO – Gas prices throughout Illinois vary up to $1.40 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com. From $3.19 in Dixon to $4.59 in Chicago – car owners …

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Mike Evans: Elected officials need to promote small business growth We only need to look at Chicago to see what happens when process and municipal codes are distorted, contorted and twisted by political leadership to satisfy …

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Hultgren: Illinois’ Education System In Peril, But … By Congressman Randy Hultgren – Our education system in Illinois is in peril. We all have seen the numbers: Hundreds of Illinois schools are failing, more and …

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District 150 set to tackle use of Peoria Stadium District 150 set to tackle use of Peoria Stadium. PEORIA, Sep 22, 2013 (Menafn – Journal Star – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –The …

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State Rep. McAsey to Host 5th Annual Senior Celebration “In Springfield, I am always advocating for legislation that would improve the lives of Illinois’ senior citizens,” McAsey said. “Events like this one help me to …

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Chicago casting call for Starz ballet drama Starz has launched a nationwide casting call for ballet dancers to star in the as-yet-untitled original drama it is developing. Producers will conduct open auditions …

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Dillard bashes Chicago Democrats’ control of state government Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard criticized Chicago Democrats’ control of state government Sunday and said geographic and partisan balance is …

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Report: Illinois parolee’s case raises question ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – A published report says an inmate who violated his 2012 parole and was charged with attempted murder raises questions about Illinois’ …

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Miller: Durkin impresses in taking over as House GOP leader – Joliet Herald News Miller: Durkin impresses in taking over as House GOP leader By Rich Miller http://www.thecapitolfaxblog.com September 10, 2013 9:26PM

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Miller: Durkin impresses in taking over as House GOP leader – Joliet Herald News Miller: Durkin impresses in taking over as House GOP leaderJoliet Herald NewsHe represents half of Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno’s district, the second time in recent memory that both GOP legislative leaders hail from the same district (Daniels and Senate President Pate Philip were the last to do that). Despite …

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History of old rail depot – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette 2 History of old rail depotChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — Champaign city historian Dannel McCollum said the former railroad depot that’s slated to house Black Dog Smoke & Ale House originally stood 140 feet south of where it is now. That site is now occupied by the grander train station that …

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Kirk Dillard Talks About His Run for Governor Republican Governor candidate, Senator Kirk Dillard visited the 7th floor of the Tribune Tower to talk about his upcoming campaign for Governor. In this segment he addresses school funding issues, suburban poverty, developing geographic balance and representation, and pension reform. State Sen. Kirk Dillard speaks to state party chairman Pat Brady during the Illinois GOP delegation breakfast Mo

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France Hates Youth Beauty Pageants. Should We? France wants to ban Honey Boo Boo-style pageants and crass child advertising. The former would never happen in the US, but the latter could.

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Quigley: Government shutdown seems unavoidable – Chicago Sun-Times Quigley: Government shutdown seems unavoidableChicago Sun-TimesMike Quigley (D-Ill.) is telling me. We’re talking about the looming Sept. 30 deadline for Congress to approve a temporary funding measure to prevent most of the federal government from shutting down the next day. It’s not clear how this latest …

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Democratic slating expected in Springfield Officials with the state’s Democratic party will gather later in the day to begin slating candidates for the 2014 primary.

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cljmitchell: Watching @BarackObama Watching @BarackObama

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RepKenDunkin: With Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson. We had a great day at the Chicago Football Classic! pic.twitter.com/eiPL7gyx9n With Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson. We had a great day at the Chicago Football Classic!pic.twitter.com/eiPL7gyx9n

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EdSullivanforIL: Something tells me @johnfritchey Something tells me @johnfritchey

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AndyManar: Governor Quinn was on hand this week to highlight the new ADM Midwest Port intermodal rail facility in Decatur… http://fb.me/2k6vEGvKP Governor Quinn was on hand this week to highlight the new ADM Midwest Port intermodal rail facility in Decatur…http://fb.me/2k6vEGvKP

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mjzalewski: "and demand that judges and prosecutors lock up the thugs, and demand the state prisons don’t release the thugs early." -@John_Kass "and demand that judges and prosecutors lock up the thugs, and demand the state prisons don’t release the thugs early." -@John_Kass

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Term limits present potential pitfalls Editor’s note: The idea of term limits has become popular in Illinois politics after Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner helped start a petition drive for a constitutional amendment that would limit lawmakers to eight years in the Illinois House and Senate. Christopher Z. read more

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BenBradleyABC7: "I’m on the ground and alive…God was looking out for me!" – Pilot who landed on Lake Shore Drive this morning tells @pathieuabc7 "I’m on the ground and alive…God was looking out for me!" – Pilot who landed on Lake Shore Drive this morning tells @pathieuabc7

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13 Ill. communities to share $5M in ‘green’ grants STERLING, Ill. (AP) — Thirteen Illinois communities will split more than $5 million in state grants to help reduce the risk of flooding and pollution caused by …

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Illinois College formalizes new leadership The presentation signified Farley’s installation as the new president of Illinois … and business and civic leaders of Jacksonville to help the college “embrace our …

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Tom Kacich: GOP sees Jakobsson’s exit as an opportunity – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Tom Kacich: GOP sees

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