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Rep. Kifowit to Partner with Mutual Ground and Eagle Academy of … AURORA, Ill. – In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, will partner with Mutual Ground and …
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Peoria Park District starts discussion of restructured season pass … “We need to increase our revenue base … right now the district is subsidizing golf.” Peoria Park District courses have not turned a profit since 2009 and have …

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Miller: Brady’s lieutenant governor selection could secure GOP bid – Northwest Herald Miller: Brady’s lieutenant governor selection could secure GOP bidNorthwest HeraldThe difference between now and then, of course, is that Brady won the 2010 primary and he has to be taken seriously by the other candidates. He won’t get a pass between now and March by the big-spending Bruce Rauner or by Dillard and Treasurer Dan …

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GWSawyer: No one likes taxes but move to abolish gas tax is a bad idea. See Tuesday’s editorial. #dechr No one likes taxes but move to abolish gas tax is a bad idea. See Tuesday’s editorial. #dechr

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tammyduckworth: What a great charity.We can all make a difference:Elk Grove ‘filter lady’ wins major environmental award http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130923/news/709239763/ … What a great charity.We can all make a difference:Elk Grove ‘filter lady’ wins major environmental award http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130923/news/709239763/

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SenatorRezin: The Morris Hospital Pig Roast was great tonight! The Morris Hospital Pig Roast was great tonight!

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danielbiss: Heartbreaking discussion with Elliot tonight about all the resources at Willard that many kindergarteners don’t have access to. #grateful Heartbreaking discussion with Elliot tonight about all the resources at Willard that many kindergarteners don’t have access to. #grateful

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mjzalewski: "Champ’s criminal record includes a 2012 conviction for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon" #HB2265"Champ’s criminal record includes a 2012 conviction for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon" #HB2265

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mjzalewski: Here’s a summary of what we discussed at today’s West Suburban Chamber of Commerce legislative forum. http://fb.me/2Vas9mNWD Here’s a summary of what we discussed at today’s West Suburban Chamber of Commerce legislative forum. http://fb.me/2Vas9mNWD

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RutherfordDan: Join me Thurs, Sept 26, 5:30-7:00pm fundraiser in #Jacksonville at Hamilton’s, 110 N. East St. Tickets & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/101/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Join me Thurs, Sept 26, 5:30-7:00pm fundraiser in #Jacksonville at Hamilton’s, 110 N. East St. Tickets & info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/101/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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rebootillinois: How did #Illinois get into its #pension crisis? Follow our "perfect storm" timeline and find out >> http://goo.gl/i0imGH #twILL How did #Illinois get into its #pension crisis? Follow our "perfect storm" timeline and find out >> http://goo.gl/i0imGH #twILL

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RutherfordDan: Having dinner with mom tonight in #Pontiac Having dinner with mom tonight in #Pontiac

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AndyManar: We will be in Witt tomorrow evening for another Capitol on you Corner event at the Lioness Club – 704 South Main… http://fb.me/1z1Um1IBF We will be in Witt tomorrow evening for another Capitol on you Corner event at the Lioness Club – 704 South Main…http://fb.me/1z1Um1IBF

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Bill_Brady: Rich Miller wrote about our path to victory for the 2014 gubernatorial nomination. http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/news/miller/index.html … Rich Miller wrote about our path to victory for the 2014 gubernatorial nomination. http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/news/miller/index.html

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tomdemmer: Congratulations to Polo Citizen of the Year, former mayor Mark Scholl, awarded at tonight’s Chamber dinner http://fb.me/1xu87bk6N Congratulations to Polo Citizen of the Year, former mayor Mark Scholl, awarded at tonight’s Chamber dinner http://fb.me/1xu87bk6N

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RepBerrios: At an event with my friend @MikeforIllinois At an event with my friend @MikeforIllinois

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TalkIllinois: SJ-R Letter: States will need creative funding methods http://goo.gl/fb/AZFrt SJ-R Letter: States will need creative funding methods http://goo.gl/fb/AZFrt

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Quad-Cities college campuses see slightly more students 1 Quad-Cities college and university enrollments for the 2013 fall semester mostly have increased. All but St. Ambrose University and Palmer College of Chiropractic have reported initial student headcounts for the semester. Black Hawk College, the Western Illinois

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Prussing plans $800,000 in budget cuts A week after the city council signed off on a quarter-cent sales tax increase, Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing gave more details on how she plans to close an estimated $1.15 million gap in the city’s $34.9 million operating budget before the end of the fiscal year next June. URBANA — A week after the city council signed off on a quarter-cent sales tax increase, Mayor Laurel Prussing gave more d

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Coalition continues with smoke-free campaign Their goal is to make Eastern a tobacco-free campus for a cleaner environment.

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Editorial: Use carrot, not stick to tame wildlife problem Even a decade ago, it was a rare occurrence to see a white-tailed deer anywhere near the city limits, let alone a fox or coyote smack dab in the middle of town. These days, they can be

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IDOT Public Meeting is Today As the plans are being put together for the Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Program, the Illinois Department of Transportation has set tonight as the time and place for a public meeting regarding the project. Organizers are set up at the…

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Missouri journalism school to seek drone permit The University of Missouri’s journalism school plans to seek approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to resume the use of news-gathering drones.

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Our View: Remain safe during harvest The agricultural sector remains the most dangerous occupation in the U.S., according to the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety.

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Editorial: Gas tax needed for construction, repair of roads While no one likes taxes, most people understand they are a necessary evil.

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District 65 communications director retires 2 Long-time Evanston School District 65 Communications Director Pat Markham announced at Monday’s board meeting that she plans to retire Friday. read more

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Ill. to discuss improving contracting program SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are scheduling a series of public hearings to discuss making it easier for all private businesses to bid on state contracts.

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Illinois DUI Law Called into Question for Vagueness Inhalants not covered under aggravated DUI statutes, says lawyer raising constitutional questions in case involving a 5-year-old’s death.

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CentralILAlive: SJ-R: Letter: Adopt a progressive state income tax http://bit.ly/18UcAS6 SJ-R: Letter: Adopt a progressive state income tax http://bit.ly/18UcAS6

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Kadner: An inspector general to prevent scandal Richton Park Mayor Richard “Rick” Reinbold wants Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to send an inspector general to his village. “There’s nothing wrong,” Reinbold …

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Report: IL prison youth education in violation, inadequate 1 The education Illinois kids get in youth prisons is grossly inadequate, and in violation of state and federal laws and regulations. That’s according to a new report …

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Man bites neighbor’s arm 1 One man was bitten on the arm by his neighbor Monday morning following an argument over money, police were told. According to a police report, both …

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Letter: Illinois must have spending priorities So many state-funded agencies, and the people they serve, are suffering because … So many state retirees are feeling helpless because they have no idea what …

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Illinois officials schedule meetings to discuss improving contracting … THE ASSOCIATED PRESS … SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Illinois officials are scheduling a series of public hearings to discuss making it easier for all private …

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Emanuel pays more to settle suits vs. city — hopes to save in long run 12 The Law Department did not include those damages in its response to the Chicago Sun-Times’ Freedom of Information request on grounds that it stemmed from …

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Kendall Republican Wheeler jumps into 50th House race Another Kendall County Republican has formally joined the race to succeed retiring state legislator Kay Hatcher in the Illinois House of Representatives.

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Davis Says He Left Benghazi Hearing Due to Conflict – 1340 WJOL Davis Says He Left Benghazi Hearing Due to Conflict1340 WJOLCongressman Danny Davis says he didn’t mean any disrespect when he walked out of a hearing on the Benghazi attacks. He and more than a dozen other Democrats left the hearing last week, after the first several testimonies were completed. Davis says he …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Where Illinois is compared to neighbors on the Affordable Care Act 9 NEW YORK – The Wall Street Journal featured a graphic Monday helping their readers to compare states and how deeply they are into the Affordable Care Act. Democrat-led states like Illinois are in up to their necks, while Republican-led states…

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Farm Income Up, So Are Expenses By Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. For Illinois farmers, the good news is that farm incomes are projected to grow 6 percent nationally – to $120.6 billion.

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Extremely Vibrant Town Able To Sustain Two Buffalo Wild Wings 68 PEORIA, IL—Sources confirmed Monday that the unprecedented prosperity and wealth exhibited in Peoria, IL is evidenced by the vibrant and economically robust town’s ability to sustain not one but two Buffalo Wild Wings locations.

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Lawmakers agree on some reforms, differ on taxes | The Doings Western Springs
Lawmakers agree on some reforms, differ on taxes | The Doings Western Springs 9 Suburban legislators Monday blasted Gov. Pat quinn’s move to withhold their pay since August. Speaking at a breakfast sponsored by the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, legislators said they await a court ruling this week on Quinn’s action. “I understand the governor’s frustration on the lack of progress for pension reform, but this sets a da

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Lawmakers agree on some reforms, differ on taxes – The Doings Western Springs 9 Lawmakers agree on some reforms, differ on taxesThe Doings Western SpringsMartin Sandoval, D-11th of Chicago, called Quinn’s move “an abuse of power like in Third World countries.” Rep. Michael Zalewski, D-23rd of Riverside, said progress is being made on pension reform. The legislator, who represents part of La Grange …

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Cardinals playoff tickets going fast 3 The St. Louis Cardinals are going to the playoffs, and tickets are going fast.

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edmarshallcbs2: Update: Gov sez he never offered Natl Guard to fight Chgo. crime. Just the State Police. Update: Gov sez he never offered Natl Guard to fight Chgo. crime. Just the State Police.

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Illinois DUI Law Called into Question for Vagueness Inhalants not covered under aggravated DUI statutes, says lawyer raising constitutional questions in case involving a 5-year-old’s death.

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Woman Throws Tomato Sauce at Neighbor’s Windows, Gets Arrested 1 The following arrest information was supplied by the Highland Park Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

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Alderman likes gov’s idea: Bring in state police to help combat crime 100+ Quinn’s proposal to supplement Chicago’s existing law enforcement efforts with Illinois State Police power has merit. The city has partnered with the Illinois State …

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Illinews: WSIL: Rough Second Day for Herrin Cemetery Excavation Team http://bit.ly/15npI1L WSIL: Rough Second Day for Herrin Cemetery Excavation Teamhttp://bit.ly/15npI1L

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Illinois Congressmen Say Government Shutdown Likely, Blast Republicans For … – Progress Illinois 8 Progress IllinoisIllinois Congressmen Say Government Shutdown Likely, Blast Republicans For …Progress IllinoisTammy Duckworth (D-IL, 8) slammed the Republican’s spending bill, which she says moves the government closer to a shutdown and extends the already devastating and unsustainable sequestration cuts to education programs like Head Start. Duckworth …

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Embarrassed Wheaton Mayor Admits Handicapped Parking Gaffe 73 Mayor Michael J. Gresk said he did not notice the faded pavement marker for the handicapped parking space he used Saturday afternoon.

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Illinois al-Shabaab member linked to Nairobi mall attack 5 Investigators say one of the terrorists with al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda offshoot, is believed to be from Illinois.

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Illinois agencies bring Joseph Smith to spotlight again 2 The founder of the Mormon Church is once again in the "spotlight."

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Retailers Ready To Add Thousands Of Jobs With Holidays Around The Corner CHICAGO (CBS) — Major retailers are gearing up for holiday hiring and that’s good news in Illinois where the unemployment rate is 9.2 percent and 602,000 people are looking for work. With those numbers, you’ll want to get an early start on the job search. Roseanne Tellez has more on who’s hiring, and when. It’s all about Halloween now, but Christmas is around the corner. Holiday hiring sounds prom

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Dillinger death mask on display in Springfield this weekend 3 September 23, 2013 (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) (WLS) — Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation museum officials announced extended visitor hours this weekend …

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Robling: "We have always done it this way…" – Illinois Review 6 By Chris Robling – From a good friend, and a believing Catholic, on a Sunday afternoon… If Pope Francis can announce that the 2000-year-old institution of the …

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Schmitt declines GOP encouragement to run for county executive, sticking with Missouri Senate – St. Louis Beacon
Schmitt declines GOP encouragement to run for county executive, sticking with Missouri Senate – St. Louis BeaconInnovation and entrepreneurial activity are on the rise in St. Louis, especially in bioscience, technology and alternative energy. The Beacon’s InnovationSTL section focuses on the people who are part of this wave, what they’re doing and how this is shaping our future. To many St. Louisans, this wave is not yet visible. InnovationSTL aims to change that. We welcome you to share your knowledge, l

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St. Louis Beacon Innovation and entrepreneurial activity are on the rise in St. Louis, especially in bioscience, technology and alternative energy. The Beacon’s InnovationSTL section focuses on the people who are part of this wave, what they’re doing and how this is shaping our future. To many St. Louisans, this wave is not yet visible. InnovationSTL aims to change that. We welcome you to share your knowledge, l

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State makes Streator gambling raid 100+ State police and agents of the Illinois Gaming Board executed a search warrant at 12:30 p.m. at a metal building at 801 W. Second St., which is at the end of a …

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Farmers Deciding to Harvest Now or Wait Right now, farmers have a decision to make: harvest now, or wait. Most of the corn in our area still has a lot of moisture from the wet planting season. But waiting too long could affect their bottom line."Last year we would have been done by now," said Justin Skinner, General Manager of Lick Elevator in Chatham. …

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Moraine Township Offers Free Assistance to Navigate the Health Insurance … – GazeboNews Moraine Township Offers Free Assistance to Navigate the Health Insurance …GazeboNewsStarting October 1, the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace will allow residents and small businesses to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, which will take effect January 1, 2014. The Health Department estimates that …

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SJRbreaking: Edinburg, South Fork form consolidation committee http://bit.ly/1gUkIH9 Edinburg, South Fork form consolidation committee http://bit.ly/1gUkIH9

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Franciscan cuts 125 at Illinois facilities – nwitimes.com 9 Franciscan cuts 125 at Illinois facilitiesnwitimes.comAbout 125 people who work for two south suburban hospitals and affiliated outpatient clinics were laid off Monday, as Franciscan Alliance refocuses its business model. The cuts, which affect almost every department, account for about 6 percent of the …

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Illinois Ranks 7th for Global Warming Pollution from Power Plants On the heels of crippling drought, a new report from Environment Illinois Research & Education Center finds that Illinois ranks 7th in the country for most carbon …

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cwetterich: So given the ADM news, I think it’s time we all remember when Rep. Bill Mitchell wanted Cook Co. to be its own state. So given the ADM news, I think it’s time we all remember when Rep. Bill Mitchell wanted Cook Co. to be its own state.

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Local attorney cited for allegedly hiding assets – The State Journal-Register 6 Local attorney cited for allegedly hiding assetsThe State Journal-RegisterA complaint has been filed against a Springfield attorney by the state Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission alleging that he hid a client’s assets from a judgment creditor. The complaint against Duane D. Young, 68, was filed late last month.

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Dillard bashes Chicago Democrats’ control of state government Dillard, a state senator from Hinsdale, defended his critique that the city’s … for all of Illinois–not just the suburbs, not just Chicago, not just downstate Illinois or …

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Former Sen. Alan Dixon’s Memoir Provides Unvarnished Story 6 The Senate may never have seen a more practiced backslapper and … Al’s book is “The Gentleman From Illinois: Stories From Forty Years of Elective Public …

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EllynFortino: .@RepMikeQuigley urges federal lawmakers to take action on #climatechange http://bit.ly/1eCwTvx #ActOnClimate .@RepMikeQuigley urges federal lawmakers to take action on #climatechange http://bit.ly/1eCwTvx #ActOnClimate

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Ex-mayor Daley loved musical tribute MUSICAL MOMENTS: At the Grant Park Music Festival’s 2013 Advocate for the Arts Award benefit the other night, former mayor Rich Daley loved the musical tribute played for him. When he heard Charlene Zimmerman’s Benny Goodman-inspired clarinet version of “Chicago” — the city’s ex-CEO quipped, “If I were still mayor, I’d have her follow me everywhere Continue reading →

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Chicago officials say agribusiness giant Archer Daniel Midland Company is consid… Chicago officials say agribusiness giant Archer Daniel Midland Company is considering the city as a new location for its headquarters after more than four decades in Decatur.http://bit.ly/1eCwCc5Chicago in talks with ADM to relocate to citywww.wandtv.com

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Pension Reform or Bankruptcy: Saving the Windy City Pension Reform or Bankruptcy: Saving the Windy City. Illinois lawmakers continue to debate pension reform as Chicago tinkers on bankruptcy. Could Chicago …

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Governor Quinn Announces Green Infrastructure Grant Award Recipients STERLING — Governor Pat Quinn today announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement pro… From: GovernorQuinn Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 03:40 More in News & Politics

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Gold Wing Ride Benefits Ronald McDonald House More than 100 bikers rode through central Illinois Sunday. They started at the McDonald’s in Effingham around 7 a.m., then continued on to Decatur and Mattoon before finishing in Springfield around noon.It was all for the 28th Annual Gold Wing Ride to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois. …

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Motorcycle Ride Benefits Toys for Tots 12 A motorcycle club made up of active duty and former Marines took to the road Saturday to give back to those in need.The central Illinois chapter of the Leathernecks Motorcycle Club hosted a benefit run to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots. …

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Top 10: Illinois Remains in National Unemployment Cellar – Huffington Post 4 Top 10: Illinois Remains in National Unemployment CellarHuffington PostKirk Dillard said in a Reboot Illinois interview he wants a "fair, flat income tax." Treasurer and GOP candidate Dan Rutherford said extending the current rate should be on the table and Gov. Pat Quinn hasn’t stated his position. One thing is certain …

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Moline Mixes Beets Into Salt For Winter Beets are catching on as a way to keep the streets safe in the winter. The city of Moline has tested out both regular street salt, and salt mixed with a sugar beet product and the beets work the best.

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Durbin pleads with, zaps GOP colleagues in budget fight The U.S. Senate’s No. 2 Democrat today challenged congressional Republicans to reject demands from the GOP’s tea party wing that could lead to a federal government shutdown — and predicted they will, at least in the Senate.In a Chicago news conference, senior U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said GOP pros know they don’t have the votes to stop funding for Obamacare — the demand of the Republican-majority Hou

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HCSC Seems Poised for $1 Billion In Profits for 4th Year in a Row Health Care Service Corp., the giant Illinois-based Blues insurer, seems on pace to post profits surpassing $1 billion for the fourth consecutive year based on its …

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Do you share Julie Curry’s appreciation of the Girl Scouts? Do you share Julie Curry’s appreciation of the Girl Scouts?Curry touts Girl Scouts’ influenceherald-review.comDECATUR — Julie Curry has held a number of government and leadership positions throughout her career, and the 51-year-old Mount Zion resident acknowledges that she owes a lot of her

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StateRepLouLang: Are you in? I am. Treasurer hopeful Sen. Mike Frerichs has a fundraiser at Keefer’s, 20 W Kinzie Chicago; 9/25; 5pm. @MikeforIllinois Are you in? I am. Treasurer hopeful Sen. Mike Frerichs has a fundraiser at Keefer’s, 20 W Kinzie Chicago; 9/25; 5pm. @MikeforIllinois

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mjzalewski: McCarthy: changing [sentencing], is "the contribution that Springfield can make to the city of Chicago. #HB2265 McCarthy: changing [sentencing], is "the contribution that Springfield can make to the city of Chicago. #HB2265

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Quinn has met with ADM executives A spokeswoman says Gov. Pat Quinn has met with Archer Daniels Midland executives over the agribusiness giant’s decision to move their headquarters from Decatur.

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IL_InfraCouncil: RT @aar_freightrail: Class I’s bank on diverse workforce to become stronger companies http://bit.ly/19usYec RT @aar_freightrail: Class I’s bank on diverse workforce to become stronger companies http://bit.ly/19usYec

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Chapman to run for 97th District seat Longtime Shorewood Mayor Rick Chapman is running for a seat in the Illinois General Assembly.

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Cross tours state to announce candidacy for treasurer Calling for a balanced budget, state pension reform, and a crack-down on fraud and waste, Republican candidate for treasurer Tom Cross concluded his two-day, statewide announcement tour at a rally Thu

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Bertino-Tarrant hosting Affordable Care Act seminar State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, will be hosting a free informational seminar on the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect families, seniors and individuals from 6 to 7:30 p.m. O

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Missouri, Illinois Health Insurance Exchanges Gear Up Quietly – Kaiser Health News 2 Missouri, Illinois Health Insurance Exchanges Gear Up QuietlyKaiser Health NewsTo bolster those efforts, the Missouri Foundation for Health, a St. Louis-based nonprofit agency, provided $5 million in grants to community organizations that will hire counselors. Once the exchange is running, you can find the locations of the …

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WIU Reaches $60 Million Campaign Goal The Western Illinois University Foundation announced Monday that it reached its $60 million High Values in Higher Education Campaign, thanks to a final give …

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South suburban agency’s water-supply plan a pipe dream? 12 Fed up with Chicago’s rising water rates, a group of south suburbs got together and borrowed nearly $5.6 million in 2012 to study whether they could build their own water supply system. Since August 2012, more than $2 million has flowed — often via no-bid contracts — to politically connected companies and attorneys to study the possibility, the Better Government Association has found.

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Jobe Proposes Revamped Inspector General Position … – WMAY.com 1 A Springfield alderman says spending hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for a new inspector general’s office for city government would be money well …

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RNC Committeewoman Demetra DeMonte endorses Tom Cross for … 13 Judy Dudek (Fulton County GOP Chair and Illinois Republican Party State Central Committee Member), Tom Cross, Demetra DeMonte and Mike Bigger (Stark …

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Lower Health Insurance Premiums to Come at Cost of Fewer Choices – New York Times 8K Philly.comLower Health Insurance Premiums to Come at Cost of Fewer ChoicesNew York TimesFrom California to Illinois to New Hampshire, and in many states in between, insurers are driving down premiums by restricting the number of providers who will treat patients in their new health plans. When insurance marketplaces open on Oct. 1, most …Consumers to wait for insurance marketplace ratesUninsured

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Obama to promote health care law Thursday – Quincy Herald Whig Washington PostObama to promote health care law ThursdayQuincy Herald WhigWASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will promote his health care law in a speech Thursday just days before uninsured Americans can begin signing up for coverage under the law’s new insurance marketplaces. The speech comes as the law is …Bid to avert federal shutdown shifts to Senate after ‘Obamacare’ voteKIBBE: Speedi

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AlexDegmanWTAX: Guns stolen from Springfield Farm and Home: http://wtax.com/local/guns-stolen-from-farm-and-home-supply/ … Guns stolen from Springfield Farm and Home:http://wtax.com/local/guns-stolen-from-farm-and-home-supply/

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Is your neighbor committing tax fraud? St. Clair County wants to hear from you 6 You can now report on the St. Clair County website whether someone is improperly receiving the property tax exemption for living on property in the county.Click to Continue »

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Illinois congressman didn’t skip Benghazi hearing, he was just busy – Watchdog.org 6 Illinois congressman didn’t skip Benghazi hearing, he was just busyWatchdog.orgThat’s why he didn’t stick around last week during a congressional hearing into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. He wasn’t disrespecting the families of those killed, he said. “The hearing had been going on, and it …

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This just in… ADM seeking new global headquarters, tech center 5 * 1:40 pm – ADM is announcing that 100 top executives will be moved out of the company’s longtime Decatur home. Word from inside is that the company is considering moving those top jobs to Chicago. * From a press release… Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it is exploring establishing […]

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WIU Reaches $60 Campaign Goal The Western Illinois University Foundation announced Monday that it reached its $60 million High Values in Higher Education Campaign, thanks to a final give from alums Dr. Ken and Lorraine Epperson. The

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Rep. Robin Kelly kicking off re-election bid Wednesday at Chicago fund-raiser WASHINGTON–Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), who won a special election last April, is scheduled to kick off her 2014 re-election bid Wednesday during a fund-raiser at Rosebud Prime in Chicago’s Loop. “It’s hard to believe that the election season is already here after being sworn-in just a few short months ago,” Kelly said in a fund-raising Continue reading →

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ADM looks to move headquarters to Chicago – Crain’s Chicago Business 100+ ADM looks to move headquarters to ChicagoCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)ADM topped Crain’s most recent list of the Chicago area’s largest publicly traded companies. The Decatur-based agricultural products giant booked $90.56 billion in revenue in 2012 to secure the top spot for the fourth time in the past five years. More …

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With New Book, Rep. Gutierrez Joins Large Club of Authors on the Hill – National Journal 2 With New Book, Rep. Gutierrez Joins Large Club of Authors on the HillNational JournalLuis Gutierrez, D-Ill., wants to tell the story of his ascendancy from the tough Chicago streets to the halls of Capitol Hill. It’s a unique story worthy of 432 pages, he promises, and you can preorder your copy on Amazon for $21.07. Still Dreaming: My …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Question of the day * If you had to guess, do you think Gov. Pat Quinn will prevail over whoever the Republicans nominate next year? Take the poll and then explain your answer in comments, please. surveys

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IDOT, Car Dealer Team Up for Car Seat Inspections Studies show motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children between 1 and 13 years old.That’s why there were more than 500 car seat inspections held across the nation Saturday. Locally, for the ninth year in a row, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Green Hyundai partnered up to make sure car seats were safely installed. …

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Two Men Questioned in Chicago Mass Shooting That Left 13 Wounded Two men are in custody related to a mass shooting at a park in Chicago that left 13 people wounded, the Chicago Tribune reported. The sh

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Illini make Alexander’s top six Five-star Chicago prospect Cliff Alexander released a list of six schools still in play for his services and the Illini are among them. Michigan State, Memphis, DePaul, Kansas and Arizona also make the cut for the five-star power forward read more

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IL State Senator Jacqueline Collins discusses crime and violence in Chicago IL State Senator Jacqueline Collins discusses crime and violence in Chicago

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GregHinz: Does any #GOP candidate have the guts to do what’s needed to unseat Pat #Quinn? http://tinyurl.com/q2u5x2nDoes any #GOP candidate have the guts to do what’s needed to unseat Pat #Quinn? http://tinyurl.com/q2u5x2n

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IL State Senator Jacqueline Collins discusses the possible cuts to the SNAP program IL State Senator Jacqueline Collins discusses the possible cuts to the SNAP program

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Cubs unveil new ‘Wrigley Field Turns 100’ logo – WLS 1 Cubs unveil new ‘Wrigley Field Turns 100’ logoWLS(CHICAGO) The Chicago Cubs unveiled a logo Saturday celebrating 100 years of Wrigley Field. The iconic field will turn 100-years-old in 2014. Brandon Ort of New Bremen, Ohio submitted the winning design for the "Wrigley Field Turns 100" logo contest …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
An inevitable backlash * A group of social conservative leaders sent Republican state legislators a warning today about state Rep. Ron Sandack. From the letter… The letter continues… Although we know it is usually the custom of House members to support colleagues engaged in primary fights, we ask you to take a pass on Ron Sandack. He has […]

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Cook Co. Board President Toni Preckwinkle discusses Chicago violence, court system backlog Cook County Coard President Toni Preckwinkle discusses Chicago violence, the backlogged county court system and overcrowded jails

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RepMikeQuigley: Calling on states & federal gov to #ActOnClimate Calling on states & federal gov to #ActOnClimate

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ILSenateGOP: Want to know more about the past legislative session, including a summary of all bills signed or vetoed by the… http://fb.me/2o0v3ztxs Want to know more about the past legislative session, including a summary of all bills signed or vetoed by the…http://fb.me/2o0v3ztxs

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RepBobRita: Join Bob and Commissioner Larry Rogers for a property tax appeal seminar this Thursday evening in Calumet Township. pic.twitter.com/YHvsLCCYav Join Bob and Commissioner Larry Rogers for a property tax appeal seminar this Thursday evening in Calumet Township. pic.twitter.com/YHvsLCCYav

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RepChrisWelch: Senior Fair October 5th 12:00pm-3:00pm ! Location: Proviso Math & Science Academy 8601 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park IL! Spread the word Senior Fair October 5th 12:00pm-3:00pm ! Location: Proviso Math & Science Academy 8601 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park IL! Spread the word

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mjzalewski: Great bi-partisan discussion of state issues this morning at the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce. Topics… http://fb.me/111SMVMAz Great bi-partisan discussion of state issues this morning at the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce. Topics…http://fb.me/111SMVMAz

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RonSandack: Listening to Chairman Dan Cronin deliver the State of DuPage County address b4 the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce. Lots of good stuff. Listening to Chairman Dan Cronin deliver the State of DuPage County address b4 the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce. Lots of good stuff.

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RepBerrios: Affordable Care Act Town Hall on Sat. 9/28/2013 @ Kelvyn Park Field House from 2-4pm http://on.fb.me/18PJHMQ Affordable Care Act Town Hall on Sat. 9/28/2013 @ Kelvyn Park Field House from 2-4pm http://on.fb.me/18PJHMQ

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Plainfield Republican Looks to Replace Tom Cross in 97th District – Patch.com 8 KSDKPlainfield Republican Looks to Replace Tom Cross in 97th DistrictPatch.comCurrently, the office is held by Tom Cross, who is reportedly preparing to mid a bid for Illinois treasurer. Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) recently took over Cross’ post as House Republican Leader. Now, Batinick — whose campaign Facebook page …Ill. House has new GOP leaderDurkin begins House GOP leadership duties

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Rep. Davis formally kicks off re-election bid SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis is traveling around central and southwestern Illinois to officially kick off his re-election campaign. The first-term …

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Durkin begins House GOP leadership duties SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State Rep. Jim Durkin is officially beginning his tenure as Republican leader in the Illinois House. The Western Springs lawmaker was …

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StateRepSara: Had a great time speaking and eating with the Wise Older Women group at their potluck last week! pic.twitter.com/qVaRX6bV2v Had a great time speaking and eating with the Wise Older Women group at their potluck last week! pic.twitter.com/qVaRX6bV2v

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Illinois residents should say no to progressive tax hike 1 By Ben VanMetre Imagine a friend asked you to help him out of his financial problems. He had been living extravagantly for years, spending much more money than he earned at his job. But he promised he would change his ways, and asked you for a little cash to help pay down his mountain of debt and maxed-out credit cards. read more

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dh_opinion: Sunday’s editorial. Get behind effort to change political map-making in Illinois…. http://fb.me/2tOSRlcYWSunday’s editorial. Get behind effort to change political map-making in Illinois…. http://fb.me/2tOSRlcYW

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Illinois_Stage: Next up for new Illinois House GOP leader: Picking a team http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/ill-house-has-new-gop-leader/article_22c526dc-2466-11e3-82cc-001a4bcf887a.html … Next up for new Illinois House GOP leader: Picking a team http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/ill-house-has-new-gop-leader/article_22c526dc-2466-11e3-82cc-001a4bcf887a.html

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Quincy University kicks off Safety Awareness Week 2 Safety Awareness Week kicks off today at Quincy University.

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Huntley Patch
Area Schools Opt for Healthier Vending Machine Choices 1 Do you think your child’s school offers enough healthy choices in its vending machines? Let us know in the comments section.

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Montgomery Patch
Kendall County CROP Walk Raises Around $9,000 to Fight Hunger The CROP walk took place on Sunday, Sept. 22.

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Highly doubtful * Greg Hinz… The question is whether any of the four GOP candidates for governor has the guts to make a serious play for them—not just in the November 2014 general election but in the March Republican primary. If Mr. Quinn is the standard-bearer of the Democrats’ liberal and minority base, Mr. Daley is a card- carrying […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
The Tribune looks back 1 * We’ve discussed this several times before, but it’s still good to see the Tribune take a look at the history of how Constitutional Convention delegates devised the pension benefits protection clause… “If a police officer accepted employment under a provision where he was entitled to retire at two-thirds of his salary after 20 years of […]

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Bloomington council to vote on party bus booze ban BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Bloomington’s city council is set to vote on … We have all the information you need for a successful school year–no pencil or .

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BN man never met an event he couldn’t organize 19 Back in 1910, he married Josephine Rae Armstrong, an ISNU graduate and Bloomington public school teacher, and the couple had three children — Harold, …

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Illinois Chief Adopts Dog he Rescued, Revived 11 Sept. 23–SWANSEA — The yellow Labrador rescued from a house fire by Swansea firefighters in June has a new home with one of his rescuers. Swansea Fire …

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Report will outline impact of new Central on transportation CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign school board will hear a report Monday from the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission about how various …

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Reboot Illinois hires Allison to tout public affairs tool CHICAGO: Reboot Illinois, a media startup that aims to improve state government, has hired Allison+Partners to help it launch its Sound Off tool. The goal of the …

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Main State Page Press Release – Illinois.gov – Illinois Government … STERLING – Governor Pat Quinn today announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement …

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RepSchneider: Read why I voted to protect nutrition assistance: http://goo.gl/TZEACS Read why I voted to protect nutrition assistance: http://goo.gl/TZEACS

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RepChrisWelch: Tell all seniors to come on out and Spread the word. Tell all seniors to come on out and Spread the word.

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MikeMahoney18: Fun and sobering read on the history of pension failure with some IL mentions along the way. http://on.wsj.com/15dGnoC Fun and sobering read on the history of pension failure with some IL mentions along the way. http://on.wsj.com/15dGnoC

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DaveLuechtefeld: Senate Week in Review: September 16 – 20 – http://luechtefeld.senategop.org/Media/News/NewsDetails/tabid/102/nid/421/r/1/Default.aspx … Senate Week in Review: September 16 – 20 – http://luechtefeld.senategop.org/Media/News/NewsDetails/tabid/102/nid/421/r/1/Default.aspx

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ELIZABETH, Ill. • A historic site in northwestern Illinois is highlighting … – STLtoday.com 4 ELIZABETH, Ill. • A historic site in northwestern Illinois is highlighting …STLtoday.comELIZABETH, Ill. • A historic site in northwestern Illinois is highlighting Abraham Lincoln’s role in an 1832 conflict. The Apple River Fort State Historic Site in Elizabeth will focus on Lincoln’s involvement in the Black Hawk War and mark the day when …Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

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Eastbound I-64 reopens on schedule; westbound I-55/70 also open … The Illinois Department of Transportation completed the work along the eastbound lanes at the split of I-55/70/64 on Sunday. As of Monday morning, IDOT has …

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
Former Sun-Times Photographer Returns To True Calling: Firefighting 400+ MERRIONETTE PARK, Ill. (CBS) – One of the award-winning photographers laid off by the Chicago Sun-Times in May has returned to what he considers his true calling: firefighting. “I am a fireman who takes pictures,” said Scott Stewart, who worked for the newspaper for 28 years before management laid off nearly the entire photography staff four months ago. WBBM Newsradio’s Keith Johnson reports Stewa

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Cross officially steps aside * From a press release… State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today has taken over the reins as the new House Republican Leader. Tom Cross who has served in the position since 2003 has stepped aside to pursue another opportunity. “Tom Cross was a good leader. I wish him the best in his […]

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Brady’s path to victory * My weekly syndicated newspaper column… For a moment, let’s flash back to a poll I commissioned last month. The August 13th Capitol Fax/We Ask America poll surveyed 1,102 likely Republican primary voters. The poll found that 74 percent of Republicans wanted GOP gubernatorial candidates to choose a running mate who was “more conservative” than the candidates […]

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Miller: Brady stays well to the right in seeking GOP nomination again – SouthtownStar Miller: Brady stays well to the right in seeking GOP nomination againSouthtownStarBy Rich Miller September 22, 2013 5:26PM. State Sen. Bill Brady Republican candidate for governor. State Sen. Bill Brady, Republican candidate for governor. storyidforme: 55325641 tmspicid: 447726 fileheaderid: 302552. Updated: September 23, 2013 9: …

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Lawmakers contemplate economic impact of same-sex marriage Some Illinois lawmakers say the state’s losing out on a multi-million dollar business because of it’s stance on marriage.

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WREX – 13 News Headlines
Rockford gas prices fall 6 cents, expected to continue dropping The average price of gas in Rockford dropped by 6.1 cents last week, and relief is expected to continue.

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Most of Central Illinois now in "moderate drought" 1 BLOOMINGTON — Central Illinois will continue to be warm and dry this week, as officials with the National Weather Service in Lincoln say the end-of-summer drought is getting worse.

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State offering help with federal ‘brownfield’ grant 3 DANVILLE — Officials with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency have … some additional help in addressing properties around the city that could be ripe …

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untitled Timeline PhotosJoin Senator Sam McCann and Senator Bill Brady at UIS on September 28, 2013 and recycle a host of household goods including: Clothing Electronics Flags Cell Phones Paper Building Materials and More! http://www.svgsierraclub.org/1/post/2013/09/have-items-you-want-to-recycle-this-the-event-for-you.html

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JamesEWebb: Public pension provision "terribly, terribly mischievous" in 1970, here’s why it matters now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-public-pensions-1970-20130923,0,3759613.story … Public pension provision "terribly, terribly mischievous" in 1970, here’s why it matters now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-public-pensions-1970-20130923,0,3759613.story

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RepSchneider: Read why I voted to protect nutrition assistance: http://goo.gl/TZEACS Read why I voted to protect nutrition assistance: http://goo.gl/TZEACS

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
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Caption contest! * The Illinois Democrats’ state central committee met in Springfield yesterday and slated Gov. Pat Quinn and the rest of the unopposed ticket… It took less than a half hour for the party’s state central committee to slate candidates in six statewide primary races. Five candidates currently are unopposed. […] Gov. Pat Quinn touted the party endorsement […]

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Davis to announce re-election campaign – Belleville News Democrat 1 Davis to announce re-election campaignBelleville News DemocratRodney Davis, R-Taylorville, will officially announce Monday that he is running for re-election. The representative from Illinois’ 13th Congressional District was first elected to his post last November. He will make a number of stops across the …

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Crews Battle Fire at Walker’s Bluff 300+ CARTERVILLE — Officials are investigating a fire at a Williamson County winery. A building behind the General Store at Walker’s Bluff went up in flames around 6:30 a.m. Monday.

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Longtime O’Fallon, Ill, police chief dies Longtime O’Fallon, Ill. police chief John Betten died on Sunday, ending a long-time battle with cancer.

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Metro Suburban Region Receives $2 Million to Assist Manufacturers 6 Lake County to benefit from grant.