Today’s headlines — Friday, Sept. 27

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EPA targets railway involved with spill The Illinois EPA director wants enforcement action against Keokuk Junction Railway Co., the operator of a train which derailed Sept. 16 over a bridge near Seville, sending six tanker cars into the Spoon River.
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Railroad crossing work to close route for 4 days 5 Illinois Department of Transportation District 7 in Effingham reported that it is coordinating with Eastern Illinois Railroad to rebuild the crossing surface. Plans call …

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Business Owners Concerned About New Marijuana Law Business owners have some concerns when it comes to the state’s new medical marijuana program. With the law going into effect Jan. 1, businesses are still unclear as to how it will affect existing policies, such as drug testing and zero-t…

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Editorial: Restore Jesse Owens name to this school Restore the Olympics hero’s name to a West Pullman school Many Chicago school buildings bear the names of historical figures that, sorry to say, most people don’t remember. But who could forget Jesse Owens?

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Forum discusses tax policy alternative for Illinois The League of Women Voters of Adams County is hosting a program called "A Better Way to Tax for Illinois" Thursday night. / Courtesy of the League of Women …

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Scott Reeder: State lawmakers are addicted to spending money 15 … reporter and the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute. … Illinois’ revenues are at the highest level in the state’s 194-year history and yet state bills …

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Rezin to host district-wide recycling day – Morris Daily Herald Rezin to host district-wide recycling dayMorris Daily HeraldSue Rezin, R-Morris, is sponsoring a recycling day on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon in Ottawa, where residents will be able to bring unwanted items to recycle. The event is co-sponsored with Mayor Robert Eschbach and will be at the Woodward …

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Quinn Says Juvenile Justice Has Made Great Strides Gov. Pat Quinn says he hasn’t seen a report released Thursday that details inadequate conditions at juvenile detention centers, but Illinois has made "important strides" with fewer juveniles incarcerated. Quinn told reporters Thursday that Illinois …

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Illinois Judge To Decide Fate of Gay Marriage Lawsuit An Illinois judge promises to rule on the future of a lawsuit seeking to legalize same-sex marriage in the state. The lawsuit was filed last year by 25 gay couples who want the right to marry. Cook County Judge Sophia Hall is expected to rule Frida…

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Cullerton Pleased With Lawmaker Pay Ruling 1 Senate President John Cullerton is pleased about a judge’s ruling that requires the state to pay lawmakers. He and House Speaker Michael Madigan filed suit after Governor Quinn slashed their pay from the budget, back in July. They c…

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Fracking Chemicals May Be Unknown, Even To Gas Drillers, Lawsuit … – Huffington Post 53 Fracking Chemicals May Be Unknown, Even To Gas Drillers, Lawsuit …Huffington PostCritics of hydraulic fracturing, known widely as "fracking," have been pushing hard for natural gas companies to disclose all of the chemicals in the fluids that are used in the process. But what if the companies themselves don’t even know what those …

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Illiana could poke $1 billion pothole in state budget, say planners – Crain’s Chicago Business Illiana could poke $1 billion pothole in state budget, say plannersCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)Ms. Schneider’s spokeswoman at the Illinois Department of Transporatation said “not all” members of the policy committee could make the meeting on Oct. 9, even though it has been scheduled for several weeks. The CMAP staff report could not have been …

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1 Chicago Businessman Will Lindsay Talks About His Run For Illinois Secretary of Statehttp://www.usofarn.com September 25, 2013 Rock Falls, Illinois Chicago businessman Will Lindsay talks to members of the Sauk Valley Tea Party about his run for Illi… From: Ulysses Arn Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 10:16 More in News & Politics

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6 Meet IL GOP State Rep. Candidate Jeff McKinley(71st District) http://www.usofarn.com September 25, 2013 Rock Falls, Illinois Attorney Jeff McKinley introduces himself to members of the Sauk Valley Tea Party at a town hall meet… From: Ulysses Arn Views: 4 1 ratings Time: 08:38 More in News & Politics

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SpeakerMadigan: I just heard Gov. Quinn say he’ll spend every cent the state has to keep his face on the news. I’m paraphrasing. I just heard Gov. Quinn say he’ll spend every cent the state has to keep his face on the news. I’m paraphrasing.

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RayLong: Watchdog: Putting off pension deadline ‘not an option’ http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-emanuel-pension-delay-0927-20130927,0,711629.story … #TWILL Watchdog: Putting off pension deadline ‘not an option’ http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-emanuel-pension-delay-0927-20130927,0,711629.story … #TWILL

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RepChrisWelch: Enjoyed speaking about the life of a State Representative to a political science class at Dominican University! Hope I inspired the future. Enjoyed speaking about the life of a State Representative to a political science class at Dominican University! Hope I inspired the future.

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SenVanPelt: Had a nice time at a fundraiser for @Fioretti2ndWard pic.twitter.com/tplHT5Vbzr Had a nice time at a fundraiser for @Fioretti2ndWardpic.twitter.com/tplHT5Vbzr

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KirkDillard: Great event at the Carlisle in #Lombard for my good friend Rep. Sandy Pihos! She is doing fabulous work in #DuPage! pic.twitter.com/PIrbhvz5Dj Great event at the Carlisle in #Lombard for my good friend Rep. Sandy Pihos! She is doing fabulous work in #DuPage!pic.twitter.com/PIrbhvz5Dj

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RutherfordDan: I’m live tomorrow (9/27) at 7:10am w/ Sam Madonia & Flynn Hanners on 1450AM #WFMB radio #Springfield. #twill I’m live tomorrow (9/27) at 7:10am w/ Sam Madonia & Flynn Hanners on 1450AM #WFMB radio #Springfield. #twill

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RayLong: Hunting for cash carp http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-asian-carp-economics-20130927,0,4958970.story … Trib’s Teddy Ballgame bats out a winner Hunting for cash carp http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-asian-carp-economics-20130927,0,4958970.story … Trib’s Teddy Ballgame bats out a winner

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RobertFeder: Tribune Co. confirms plans for cuts, layoffs: "Everything is on the table" http://bit.ly/1bh2e6F Tribune Co. confirms plans for cuts, layoffs: "Everything is on the table"http://bit.ly/1bh2e6F

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Illinois State Fair hiring cuts local unemployment to five-year low Hiring for the Illinois State Fair helped cut local unemployment to a five-year low of … The Springfield rate was the-second lowest in the state last month after the …

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Former Illinois bank president sentenced to prison SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The former president of a small-town central Illinois bank was sentenced to 2½ years in prison for embezzlement. The (Bloomington) …

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kvajamison: Great evening with my former boss, @RutherfordDan, the future Governor of #Illinois! @1mteresa pic.twitter.com/NQh2T16ImW Great evening with my former boss, @RutherfordDan, the future Governor of #Illinois! @1mteresa pic.twitter.com/NQh2T16ImW

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Kadner: Effort launched to save Beverly Art Center – SouthtownStar 6 Kadner: Effort launched to save Beverly Art CenterSouthtownStarChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, flanked by community leaders and students, announced Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, that the city is donating $250,000 in an effort to save the Beverly Arts Center, 111th Street and Western Avenue, from financial crisis that …

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Little hope for more parole officers as Illinois budget too tight … ROCKFORD — Changes aren’t likely coming soon to the state’s parole system. INSIDE: Database up, running.

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Battle resumes over corporate tax disclosure in Illinois A Springfield fight is resuming over whether to require publicly traded corporations to disclose how much they pay in state income taxes, and it could be a doozy.The House Revenue Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on HB 3627, which would require any publicly traded firm that does business in the state to file a form detailing, among other things, its net and taxable income, any tax credits

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Durbin Open to Obamacare Negotiation – Wics.com WICS NewsChannel 20 :: News – Top Stories – Durbin Open to Obamacare Negotiation. Thursday, September 26 2013 … WICS :: Community – Illinois Central TV …

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Judge: Gov. Quinn has to pay state lawmakers 55 Quinn must order Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to restore salaries, with interest, immediately. "(The) Illinois Constitution grants the governor authority to …

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Judge rules against Quinn move to suspend lawmaker paychecks “Comptroller (Judy Baar) Topinka is ordered to pay the members and officers of the Illinois General Assembly in accordance with the Public Act 98-64 and the …

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In blow to Gov. Quinn, judge rules state lawmakers must be paid Pat Quinn’s move to stop paying lawmakers was unconstitutional and ordered Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to pay them immediately plus interest.

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Illinois Comptroller says she’ll begin issuing paychecks CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she’s instructed her staff to begin re-issuing legislators’ paychecks after a judge ruled that Gov.

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State Lawmakers To Get Their Money Back With Interest The State Comptroller, Judy Baar Topinka, has been ordered to pay lawmakers the two paychecks they’ve missed, plus interest. Quinn suspended their salaries, …

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Quinn says he’ll appeal on salaries lawsuit However, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she has instructed her staff to pay legislators. Quinn halted legislators’ pay during the summer for failure to …

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Illinois Ordered to Pay State Lawmakers However, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said she has instructed her staff … action is unconstitutional and that Topinka must pay lawmakers immediately.

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Comptroller’s financial workshops set in Crystal Lake 1 CRYSTAL LAKE – The Office of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will present “Budgeting Your Money” and “Credit, and Shopping for Credit Cards” …

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Lawmaker Proposes Change to Gun Law Story by WBGZ Radio. WBGZ Radio 9/27/2013. By Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. 2013 was the year Illinois became the last state to pass a concealed-carry …

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Legislators give update at Streator breakfast Sue Rezin, R-Morris, and Patrick Doggett, assistant to U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, were on hand to give brief updates to Chamber members.

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Pension Committee Update Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, is careful these days when she talks about the status of pension deliberations, and especially when asked how close legislators …

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Illinois And California: Similar Challenges, Different Approaches An even bigger problem: Illinois’ government consistently seems to be in crisis-management mode—waiting too long to act and losing the public’s confidence in …

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Democrats may scrap for House seat “If I run, I am going to represent Southern Illinois. With that, you have to work with the speaker of the House; you have to work with the Senate. I want to work with …

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Vaccine shortage may affect Illinois schools – ABC7Chicago.com ABC7Chicago.comVaccine shortage may affect Illinois schoolsABC7Chicago.comThe Illinois State Board of Education sent a memo this week to school nurses, principals and district administrators saying the Tdap vaccine shortage will be considered when deciding if a school is in compliance with the required vaccination protocols.Tdap vaccine shortage may affect Illinois schools

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CrainsChicago: Tribune Co. boss orders $100 million in budget cuts http://bit.ly/15WYqmH via @RobertFeder Tribune Co. boss orders $100 million in budget cuts http://bit.ly/15WYqmH via @RobertFeder

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Illinois pays for poor policies Illinois has a reputation of being unfriendly to business, but let a company threaten to leave and suddenly the state is its best friend.Click to Continue »

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RonSandack: Good start. MT @IL_Observer: Who’s writing $15,000 checks? Durkin to Fill Empty House GOP Coffers http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/26/durkin-begins-to-fill-empty-house-gop-coffers/ … #twill #il2014 Good start. MT @IL_Observer: Who’s writing $15,000 checks? Durkin to Fill Empty House GOP Coffers http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/26/durkin-begins-to-fill-empty-house-gop-coffers/ … #twill #il2014

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AmandaVinicky: .@mjzalewski (on #pension conf. cmte.): "good thing there’s one less distraction so we can focus on solving the State’s pension crisis." .@mjzalewski (on #pension conf. cmte.): "good thing there’s one less distraction so we can focus on solving the State’s pension crisis."

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Chicago charities work to fill gap left by loss of bishops’ funding Chicago community organizations affiliated with an immigration reform group that came out last spring in support of same-sex marriage expect to lose funding …

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State lawmaker calls for investigation into Fox 32 lottery findings 3 Earlier this week, Fox 32 News reported exclusively that the Illinois Lottery has been paying for contracts that went to a company that used to be owned by the lottery’s chief administrator.

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Madigan: FDA must regulate e-cigarettes, ban sales to minors CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) recently urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors …

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Editorial: Mayor, hang tough on pensions But Illinois keeps putting off the inevitable day of reckoning with its pension crisis. The mayor can’t allow himself to shuffle along the hackneyed path of other …

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ReporterHal: Tribune editor Mark Jacobs and I discuss Mayor Emanuel’s wish to delay pension reckoning (8 minutes): http://trib.in/16MF9RH Tribune editor Mark Jacobs and I discuss Mayor Emanuel’s wish to delay pension reckoning (8 minutes): http://trib.in/16MF9RH

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Progress Illinois: Community, Elected Officials March Against Gun Violence On Northwest Side In the wake of a recent mass South Side shooting, in which 13 people were injured—including a 3 year-old boy—that pushed the city’s gang and gun problem into… From: ProgressIllinois Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:58 More in News & Politics

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State Rep. Ann Williams aims to ban guns from Illinois restaurants – The Doings La Grange State Rep. Ann Williams aims to ban guns from Illinois restaurantsThe Doings La GrangeGun laws are no less contentious after a ruling on concealed weapons in Illinois last July. DNAinfo Chicago reports: "ALBANY PARK — Illinois’ concealed carry law bans guns from establishments that derive more than 50 percent of their business from …

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Brady pledges to live in Executive Mansion if elected governor – The State Journal-Register Brady pledges to live in Executive Mansion if elected governorThe State Journal-RegisterKirk Dillard of Hinsdale — in that he would definitely veto any attempt to extend the 2011 temporary income tax increase. But Mike Schrimpf, a spokesman for Rauner, said later, “Bruce will veto any extension of the income tax increase.” Dillard said …

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Updated: Champaign teachers propose 3.65% raise; school district … Illinois Federation of Teachers spokesman Dave Comerford, left, and Champaign Federation of Teachers president Cathy Mannen speak to the media about …

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Public can comment on state’s road, transportation needs SCHAUMBURG — Officials at the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are inviting residents to tell them what should be done about the state’s roads and …

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Quinn plans to appeal order to pay lawmakers By Jamey DunnA judge has ordered the state to cut lawmakers’ checks after Gov. Pat Quinn used his veto pen to cut off their pay.Quinn cut out the money for legislators’ pay because they failed to pass pension reform legislation before a deadline he set in July. “Admittedly, this is a drastic measure, but I think it’s absolutely necessary to get a wake-up call to the members of the General Assembly

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APOConnor: #IL DOC says investigators are reviewing circumstances of death of inmate who said he fell: http://tinyurl.com/k38lhf4 #IL DOC says investigators are reviewing circumstances of death of inmate who said he fell: http://tinyurl.com/k38lhf4

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Will County: Where a Judge’s Right to Watch Porn and a Reporter’s Right to Protect Sources Collide 10 Trying to make sense of the legal issues behind the reporter’s privilege case

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StateRepSara: Support local charities and celebrate a seasonal tradition at East Lake View Neighbors’ Oktoberfest this Sunday! http://eastlakeview.org/events/oktoberfest/ … Support local charities and celebrate a seasonal tradition at East Lake View Neighbors’ Oktoberfest this Sunday! http://eastlakeview.org/events/oktoberfest/

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RepBerrios: Congratulations Hilda Frontany and @RinconFamilySer on the Woman’s Center pic.twitter.com/XZEZdtTrKfCongratulations Hilda Frontany and @RinconFamilySer on the Woman’s Center pic.twitter.com/XZEZdtTrKf

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MikeforIllinois: The #Illinois @AFLCIO made all types of good decisions today. "IL AFL-CIO exec board endorses #gaymarriage"- http://capitolfax.com/2013/09/26/illinois-afl-cio-executive-board-endorses-gay-marriage/ … #twill The #Illinois @AFLCIO made all types of good decisions today. "IL AFL-CIO exec board endorses #gaymarriage"- http://capitolfax.com/2013/09/26/illinois-afl-cio-executive-board-endorses-gay-marriage/ … #twill

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SenatorRezin: I spoke at the Streator Leg. breakfast this morning. Afterwards, we toured a company that makes products for the nuclear industry, Transco I spoke at the Streator Leg. breakfast this morning. Afterwards, we toured a company that makes products for the nuclear industry, Transco

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Corporate taxes and the state’s fiscal crisis – Newstips Corporate taxes and the state’s fiscal crisisNewstipsFrank Mautino (76th District) and Rep. Michael Zalewski (23rd District), helped defeat the measure. Both are allies of House Speaker Michael Madigan, whom many hold responsible for Springfield’s inability to address the fiscal crisis in a balanced manner.

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SenatorDurbin: IL could run out of #TANF funds within a week if there is a #GOPShutdown IL could run out of #TANF funds within a week if there is a #GOPShutdown

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SenatorDurbin: A #GOPShutdown would halt testing for some heavy metals&other toxic waste in the Great Lakes A #GOPShutdown would halt testing for some heavy metals&other toxic waste in the Great Lakes

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SenatorDurbin: Our servicembers in IL&across the country deserve better than a #GOPShutdown http://1.usa.gov/1bfRqWa @ArsenalIsland @ScottAFB Our servicembers in IL&across the country deserve better than a #GOPShutdown http://1.usa.gov/1bfRqWa @ArsenalIsland @ScottAFB

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SenatorDurbin: For every day during a #GOPShutdown approx $2.4 million in small business lending in IL will not be madeFor every day during a #GOPShutdown approx $2.4 million in small business lending in IL will not be made

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Editorial: While the new system used to evaluate Chicago Public School teachers… Editorial: While the new system used to evaluate Chicago Public School teachers has some flaws, it ultimately will help lead to a higher standard of teaching.Editorial: Better than a meaningless teacher checklist – Chicago Sun-Timeswww.suntimes.comEDITORIAL: A key issue driving Chicago’s teachers strike was a new teacher evaluation system, one that for the first time judged teachers in part on how

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Emanuel pension plan drawing fire from all sides Chicago homeowners and businesses would face annual property tax increases to solve the city’s pension crisis — but a balloon payment to shore up police and fire pensions would be put off until 2022 — under legislation backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that is drawing fire from all sides.

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Why do a third of corporations fail to pay state taxes? – Chicago Sun-Times Why do a third of corporations fail to pay state taxes?Chicago Sun-TimesWhen our families and businesses pay their taxes and when members of our churches and unions pay them, we view it as an investment in the schools that educate our children and train our employees, the roads on which we transport our goods, and the …

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Rep. Kinzinger more vocal amid GOP primary threat Three years after he was elected with support from Sarah Palin and other tea party activists, Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger finds himself in new territory: the target of a primary battle waged by people who say he’s not conservative enough.

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PCCC Renovations Nearing Completion – WICS-TV WICS-TVPCCC Renovations Nearing CompletionWICS-TVThe center is adding bathrooms and a food court, and doubling the size of the lobby. Meeting rooms … Every week "Illinois Central" brings you the stories about the people in Central Illinois, from area history to the arts, the great outdoors to …

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Will Co. workers union sets strike prep meetings – SouthtownStar Will Co. workers union sets strike prep meetingsSouthtownStarWill County government’s largest employee union has scheduled three meetings with its 1,260 members to discuss strike preparations. “Our goal is to get a settlement, but if we have to go on strike to get a fair settlement, then we’re going to be …

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StateRepLouLang: Judge Neil Cohen recognized there is a separation of powers among government branches, not submission by any one to the other. @capitolfax Judge Neil Cohen recognized there is a separation of powers among government branches, not submission by any one to the other. @capitolfax

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Illinois Coal Association Also Sounds Alarm Over New Federal … 2 The head of the Illinois Coal Association is echoing the alarm sounded last week by City Water Light and Power… that new coal regulations from the Obama …

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SpeakerMadigan: Would someone please bring an oxygen tank to the Tribune Editorial Boardroom. Would someone please bring an oxygen tank to the Tribune Editorial Boardroom.

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UPDATED: Both drivers ticketed in school bus/semitrailer crash District 21 Illinois State Police said in a news release that a Paxton-Buckley-Loda school bus was northbound on Ford County Road 2000 East (Stockholm …

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The Midwest is really good at the SATs Instead, most students choose to take the ACT, the SAT’s competitor; 100 percent of high school seniors in Illinois and North Dakota’s class of 2012 took the ACT …

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davemckinney123: Sen. Bill Brady: Quinn’s withholding of legislative pay "dirty politics," and any appeal of Thursday’s ruling would be "a waste of money." Sen. Bill Brady: Quinn’s withholding of legislative pay "dirty politics," and any appeal of Thursday’s ruling would be "a waste of money."

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Chicago tops Moody’s list of public pension problems 1 Chicago, based on 2011 data, had a ratio of 678 percent, Moody’s said. … Some funds, especially those of school districts, received state support in meeting …

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Enyart Meets with Scott Taskforce, Endorses Sustained Regional Effort Meeting with leaders of the Scott Air Force Base and Southwestern Illinois Defense Assets Retention and Expansion Taskforce on Tuesday, Congressman Bill Enyart voiced his strong support for the regional collaborative effort.

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George Ryan Fast Facts 1972 – Is elected to the Illinois House of Representatives. 1981-1983 – Speaker of the House. 1983-1991 – Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. 1990 – Becomes …

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Oswego business leader announces House run Oswego resident and business gorup official Keith Wheeler has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 50th State House seat.

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Pinckneyville High School board pares $600,000 deficit to $152,452

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Metallica’s Hammet hosting film screening in Schaumburg 36 Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will be at the AMC Streets of Woodfield 20 movie theater in Schaumburg early Friday morning to introduce a screening of …

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Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig To Retire After Next Season Baseball commissioner Bud Selig will retire after the 2014 season, Major League Baseball said on Thursday."It remains my great privilege to serve the game I have loved throughout my life," Selig, 79, said, according to MLB.com.

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Quinn: Juvenile justice has made great strides Gov. Pat Quinn says he hasn’t seen a report released Thursday that details inadequate conditions at juvenile detention centers, but Illinois has made "important strides" with fewer juveniles incarcerated.

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WBBM-Channel 2 news ratings take a dive – Chicago Business Journal WBBM-Channel 2 news ratings take a diveChicago Business JournalElsewhere, ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7’s 10 p.m. news report remained the clear ratings frontrunner with an 8.5 rating Monday through Friday, two ratings points ahead of the solid second-ranked NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5, which scored a 6.5 rating.

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ILSenateGOP: The latest federal statistics continue to show an Illinois economy that remains stagnant, lagging behind the rest… http://fb.me/Lb6BY5ol The latest federal statistics continue to show an Illinois economy that remains stagnant, lagging behind the rest… http://fb.me/Lb6BY5ol

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SenatorKirk: RT if you agree #ObamaCare will hurt #SmallBusiness. Evidence: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/obamacare-faces-new-delay-in-small-business-enrollment-97401.html?hp=t1_3 … RT if you agree #ObamaCare will hurt #SmallBusiness. Evidence:http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/obamacare-faces-new-delay-in-small-business-enrollment-97401.html?hp=t1_3

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AndyManar: We had a great turnout of municipal officials this morning at our Clean Water Initiative meeting. Making sure our… http://fb.me/OKbdkLtc We had a great turnout of municipal officials this morning at our Clean Water Initiative meeting. Making sure our…http://fb.me/OKbdkLtc

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RonSandack: Hearing Judge Cohen has ordered that legislators be paid … over Governor Quinn’s veto. More to come.Hearing Judge Cohen has ordered that legislators be paid … over Governor Quinn’s veto. More to come.

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capitolfax: UPDATE: Read Judge Cohen’s legislative pay decision: http://capitolfax.com/2013/09/26/this-just-in-278/ …UPDATE: Read Judge Cohen’s legislative pay decision:http://capitolfax.com/2013/09/26/this-just-in-278/

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ILSenateGOP: The Illinois State Police are rolling out the state’s initial listing of approved concealed-carry instructors. As… http://fb.me/6wi8COUOf The Illinois State Police are rolling out the state’s initial listing of approved concealed-carry instructors. As… http://fb.me/6wi8COUOf

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Celebrating Chicago’s indie filmmakers – WBEZ Celebrating Chicago’s indie filmmakersWBEZ (blog)… the Chicago Reader in their 2013 "Best of Chicago" issue. vimeo.com/brainkellerreel. Who are your favorite Chicago-based filmmakers? Leah Pickett is a pop culture writer and co-host of WBEZ’s Changing Channels, a podcast about the future of television.

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Pihos to honor veterans at Glen Ellyn event – Suburban Life Publications Pihos to honor veterans at Glen Ellyn eventSuburban Life PublicationsSandra Pihos (R-Glen Ellyn), will sponsor an "Honor a Veteran" event Oct. 4 at Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn. From 7 to 9 p.m., local veterans and their families will be treated to free entertainment and refreshments.

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This just in… 12 * 2:32 pm – Wow… BREAKING: Judge Neil Cohen grants summary judgement to IL lawmakers in paycheck suit; orders @JudyBaarTopinka to pay members. #twill — Marc Karlinsky (@MarcKarlinsky) September 26, 2013 Judge Cohen cites both Illinois Constitution, Merriam Webster’s Dictionary in ruling that "change" can mean increase or decrease. #twill — Marc Karlinsky (@MarcKarlinsky) September 26, 20

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untitled Plan To Keep Asian Carp Out Of Lake Decaturwuis.orgThe latest round of work on the Lake Decatur dam is underway and will include a barrier aimed at keeping invasive Asian carp at bay. The $4 million project

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Today’s quote * James Krohe Jr. wrote about the Statehouse remodeling controversy. He doesn’t think much of it. Krohe’s conclusion… The Capitol is a singular building. If you want to mock the pretensions of the original conception, go ahead; they verge on the preposterous. But attempting to aggrandize self-government is not an entirely contemptible gesture, and […]

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Community leader honored at IRMA dinner Sue Rezin (center) is pictured at the IRMA Annual Dinner with Jim Baum (right) and his wife, Carol, who worked with her husband for several years in business …

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Lawmaker Pay Ruling Expected Today – WICS-TV WICS-TVLawmaker Pay Ruling Expected TodayWICS-TVHouse Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton sued, saying Quinn’s actions were unconstitutional. Quinn said if lawmakers want to be paid, they can vote to override his veto. Lawmakers, who earn a base annual salary of almost …

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Illinois man charged with courthouse bomb threats Illinois man charged with courthouse bomb threats. September 26, 2013 … He did not have a listed telephone number in Carpentersville. Sponsored Content …

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tonyjarnold: That means Smith’s trial will come before the March primary, but after signatures are due to challenge him to get on the ballot #twill That means Smith’s trial will come before the March primary, but after signatures are due to challenge him to get on the ballot #twill

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Alton School Board to consider smaller budget ALTON — On the day of Illinois’ deadline for the Alton School Board to pass a fiscal year 2013-2014 budget, members will convene a special meeting Monday to …

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La Grange trustees question state’s plans for La Grange, Ogden … The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) began data collection and engineering analysis on the intersection earlier this year and has a preliminary plan …

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Beason murders tab tops $419K for Logan County LINCOLN, Illinois — Logan County is facing a $419,000 tab for the trial and court … Logan County officials sold $600,000 in revenue bonds to help finance their …

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Getting Political with Rep. Michael J. Zalewski 1 Bob and Marianne speak with Rep. Michael J. Zalewski about a new proposed gun control bill which “would set stiffer sentences for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and for gun crimes committed by felons. It would require offenders serve 85% of their sentence.” Bob and Marianne with Rep. Michael Zalewski

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Reports: Bad conditions linger at Illinois’ juvenile detention center – The State Journal-Register Mid Columbia Tri City HeraldReports: Bad conditions linger at Illinois’ juvenile detention centerThe State Journal-RegisterA year after Illinois was sued and reached a settlement over inadequate conditions in its juvenile detention centers, two new reports have documented a number of conditions that show the situation is not improving. In a report ordered by a federal …Reports: Bad conditions li

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Voices
Oberweis: I back term limits, but that doesn’t mean Rauner endorsement. Yet. State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) said he’s circulating petitions to support the effort to put a term limits question on the November 2014 ballot. Oberweis said “it does not necessarily mean that” he’s endorsing gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, who launched a PAC to collect money and put the question to voters. “I will support Continue reading →

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John Marshall Law School Expanding Veterans’ Clinic Offices … CHICAGO (CBS) – A ribbon-cutting was being held downtown on Thursday for a more spacious legal clinic for military veterans. The John Marshall Law School …

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CITV no longer on Comcast – Lincoln Courier CITV no longer on ComcastLincoln CourierMayor Snyder told the Lincoln City Council Tuesday evening that, as of Sept. 25, Comcast cable channel five in Lincoln will no longer air CITV programming. The Mayor received the news from a Comcast representative earlier that day. He said that Comcast …

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Des Plaines tollway oasis closing next year Goodbye Des Plaines oasis. The glass-enclosed pavillion spanning I-90 is set for demolition next spring to make way for tollway widening and the extension of the Elgin O’Hare Expressway. So enjoy the fast food while it lasts.

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BenBradleyABC7: Eight years after @IllinoisTollway spent millions rebuilding Des Plaines oasis over I-90, they’re going to tear it down to widen the highway Eight years after @IllinoisTollway spent millions rebuilding Des Plaines oasis over I-90, they’re going to tear it down to widen the highway

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dmihalopoulos: CPD chief said no tnx to state troopers but Sneed source says some have been ‘quietly’ helping already. http://www.suntimes.com/news/sneed/22795701-452/sneed-state-troopers-already-helping-out-at-request-of-chicago-cops.html … CPD chief said no tnx to state troopers but Sneed source says some have been ‘quietly’ helping already.http://www.suntimes.com/news/sneed/22795701-452/sneed-state-troopers-already-helping-out-at-request-of-chicago-cops.html

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The County Star
Executive director search community input meeting Oct. 1 The Champaign Park District Board of Commissioners has initiated a search for a new executive director. To assist with the process, the district has retained the services of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA), a consultant firm that specializes in assisting boards with the consideration of candidates for the position. read more

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WMAYSpringfield: Illinois Coal Association Also Sounds Alarm Over New Federal Rules http://wmay.com/wmay-news/73559 Illinois Coal Association Also Sounds Alarm Over New Federal Rules http://wmay.com/wmay-news/73559

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Illinois Digital Government Summit | Tableau Software This event is for and about state and local government. The purpose of the event is to foster discussion and dialogue on the use of information technology as a …

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Gaming the pension systems then using the money to destroy benefits – The Capitol Fax Blog Gaming the pension systems then using the money to destroy benefitsThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)If TRS banked on a 7.75% return — the rate that two other Illinois public pensions lowered their forecasts to this year — its assets would equal only 43% of obligations. That would swell its shortfall to $50.1 billion from $43.5 billion. * And Bruce …

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Roskam: ObamaCare is ‘wildly unpopular’ and will be dealt with – WLS Roskam: ObamaCare is ‘wildly unpopular’ and will be dealt withWLS(CHICAGO) Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL 6) says the notion Harry Reid has that ObamaCare is completely off the table in Congressional discussions is ridiculous. "It’s a wildly unpopular law and it’s going to be dealt with in some fashion." There’s a …

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tonyjarnold: Something I missed from 3 weeks ago: IL State Rep Derrick Smith bribery trial date has been moved from Oct 21 to Jan 27, 2014 … part 1/2 Something I missed from 3 weeks ago: IL State Rep Derrick Smith bribery trial date has been moved from Oct 21 to Jan 27, 2014 … part 1/2

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RonSandack: A phenomenal story of 3 colleagues who truly stepped up & saved a person’s life! @Dan_Brady A phenomenal story of 3 colleagues who truly stepped up & saved a person’s life! @Dan_Brady

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MikeWSOY: Community leaders and police officers start to gather for the groundbreaking for the new police building pic.twitter.com/nhyQHvf3aT Community leaders and police officers start to gather for the groundbreaking for the new police building pic.twitter.com/nhyQHvf3aT

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Former U.S. Senator from Belleville says compromise will return to Washington The art of compromise is not a lost art in Congress, said former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, although it seems to be missing there these days.Click to Continue »

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IllinoisReview: 53% say IRS broke the law when targeting Tea Party, conservative groups http://bit.ly/15WeyVH #IRS #LoisLerner #TeaParty #twill 53% say IRS broke the law when targeting Tea Party, conservative groups http://bit.ly/15WeyVH #IRS #LoisLerner #TeaParty #twill

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Donald Peloquin – New Lenox, IL Patch
Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.

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Baseball Community Remembers Darren Coffel After a well-known figure in Elkville’s baseball community tragically dies, family and friends are making sure he is never forgotten.

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BlairKamin: Chicago’s landmark law is not unconstitutionally vague, state Appellate Court rules. More to come. Chicago’s landmark law is not unconstitutionally vague, state Appellate Court rules. More to come.

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Grayslake Patch
Grayslake Patch to Participate in Weekly WRLR Radio Segment The first segment will take place at 8:20 a.m. Sept. 27.

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George Ryan Jr. found guilty of DUI – Kankakee Daily Journal George Ryan Jr. found guilty of DUIKankakee Daily Journal… drunk drivers who voluntary pull over in attempt to sleep off their intoxication should be given special consideration. "There are in fact members of the judiciary who believe since the defendant had sense enough to get off the road that they …

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This week’s cover story is a business profile of Hanson Professional Services, a… This week’s cover story is a business profile of Hanson Professional Services, a local engineering firm with major projects all over the world. Hanson’s global experience helps keep Springfield’s rail relocation project on track.

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Quincy School Board adopts $70.4 million budget – Quincy Herald-Whig … – Quincy Herald Whig Quincy School Board adopts $70.4 million budget – Quincy Herald-Whig …Quincy Herald WhigThe spending plan hasn’t changed since it was initially presented to the board in August. Business Manager Joel Murphy said the budget is essentially "balanced," even though the document reflects estimated revenues of only $69.3 million. That falls …

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sfornek: Patrick Fitzgerald grilling transit agencies. This is going to get interesting fast. @rosalindrossi Patrick Fitzgerald grilling transit agencies. This is going to get interesting fast. @rosalindrossi

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McDonough County sees its first case of the West Nile Virus The West Nile Virus has hit McDonough County.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: In order to accommodate construction traffic at 2307 Sangamon Dr… TRAFFIC ALERT: In order to accommodate construction traffic at 2307 Sangamon Drive (Leonhard Recreational Center), Champaign Park District will be closing a section of Sangamon Drive just east of Kenwood Road. Sangamon Drive will be closed from Kenwood Road to the Sholem Pool parking lot starting on Monday, September 30, 2013, through Friday, October 25, 2013. The road will be closed on working da

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National Press Club Criticizes Illinois Court for Coercing Patch.com … "Judge Kinney’s order appears to disregard the Illinois shield law and sends a bad signal to journalists working throughout the state and indeed the country," …

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Senate Judiciary Committee moves Zach Fardon nomination to Senate floor … – Voices NBC ChicagoSenate Judiciary Committee moves Zach Fardon nomination to Senate floor …Voices“Today’s unanimous vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee continues the bipartisan support for Zachary Fardon, who will be an exceptional U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said in a statement. “His range of …Committee approves nomination of US attorney

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Proposed Kane County budget defers pension problem Wary of following a path that created Illinois’ pension woes, a handful of Kane County Board members are taking a hard look at a plan to partially fund about …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Caption contest! * Treasurer Dan Rutherford tweets… In @MetropolisIL found my newest supporter The photo… Funniest commenter will win a free copy of a new mobile app that I’ll be rolling out before veto session.

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
More like this, please * Senators Kirk and Durbin have been pressing the US Attorney to do more to fight Chicago street gangs. From a media advisory… U.S. Attorney Gary S. Shapiro, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy, and representatives of the FBI and IRS Criminal Investigation Division will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday Sept. […]

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MikeWSOY: Accident that caused the death of Pastor BG Nevitt has been ruled ‘accidental’ http://bit.ly/185xoJe Accident that caused the death of Pastor BG Nevitt has been ruled ‘accidental’ http://bit.ly/185xoJe

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MikeWSOY: Rare Civil War journal coming to Springfield http://bit.ly/1fIgogz Rare Civil War journal coming to Springfield http://bit.ly/1fIgogz

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bruceanddan: Famed attorney Sam Adam Jr. spoke with us about the sentencing of Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers. http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1901413 … Famed attorney Sam Adam Jr. spoke with us about the sentencing of Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers.http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=1201&c=5751&f=1901413

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Fitzgerald questions transit agencies’ training on taking politics out of hiring – Aurora Beacon News Fitzgerald questions transit agencies’ training on taking politics out of hiringAurora Beacon News… of allegations by ex-Metra CEO Alex Clifford that two Metra Board members conspired to dump him because he would not “play ball” on patronage requests — two of them supposedly originating with Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago).

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
State gives suburban company $2.4 million to move 15 miles to Chicago * Power Construction is moving from Schaumburg to Chicago (15 miles, according to Google) and is getting $2.4 million in state assistance over ten years. That naturally prompted questions… Dan Seals, the former congressional candidate now serving as assistant director of the Ill. Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, was asked how he justifies giving […]

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More like this, please * Senators Kirk and Durbin have been pressing the US Attorney to do more to fight Chicago street gangs. From a media advisory… U.S. Attorney Gary S. Shapiro, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy, and representatives of the FBI and IRS Criminal Investigation Division will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday Sept. […]

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EdSullivanforIL: Pope Francis asked his flock to love ALL they neighbors. I believe this is the first call for resistance to his word. http://mobile.spectator.org/theamericanspectator/#!/entry/when-paul-corrected-peter,5242b7ebda27f5d9d0269ce5 … Pope Francis asked his flock to love ALL they neighbors. I believe this is the first call for resistance to his word.http://mobile.spectator.org/theamericanspectator/#!/entry/when-paul-corrected-peter,5242b7ebda27f5d9d0269ce5

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ITKIllinois: Get "In the Know" on Self defense, horse racing, Sasquatch sightings and more! http://goo.gl/fb/gFZTU Get "In the Know" on Self defense, horse racing, Sasquatch sightings and more! http://goo.gl/fb/gFZTU

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mjzalewski: I’ll be joining Bob Sirott this afternoon around 12:15 on WGN radio to discuss our efforts to make our gun laws stronger. Tune in! I’ll be joining Bob Sirott this afternoon around 12:15 on WGN radio to discuss our efforts to make our gun laws stronger. Tune in!

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DavidOrmsby: Durkin Begins to Fill Empty House GOP Coffers – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/26/durkin-begins-to-fill-empty-house-gop-coffers/ … Durkin Begins to Fill Empty House GOP Coffers – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/09/26/durkin-begins-to-fill-empty-house-gop-coffers/

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ISBAlawyer: Illinois Supreme Court disbars 6, suspends 31 in latest disciplinary filing http://pagetweet.com/831 Illinois Supreme Court disbars 6, suspends 31 in latest disciplinary filing http://pagetweet.com/831

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thomasfrisbie: Editorial: #Obamacare will have its snags, citizens will have to help if it is to succeed http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22769679-474/obamacare-off-to-good-start-but-success-requires-effort.html … Editorial: #Obamacare will have its snags, citizens will have to help if it is to succeed http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22769679-474/obamacare-off-to-good-start-but-success-requires-effort.html

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tkacich: Cubs attendance lowest since 1998. But at least they beat the WSox … http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130925/BLOGS04/130929861/cubs-attendance-lowest-since-1998 … Cubs attendance lowest since 1998. But at least they beat the WSox …http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130925/BLOGS04/130929861/cubs-attendance-lowest-since-1998

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APOConnor: Today in 1833, Treaty of #Chicago, last Indian #treaty ceding #IL land, signed. #LegisResUnit #TIH Today in 1833, Treaty of #Chicago, last Indian #treaty ceding #IL land, signed. #LegisResUnit #TIH

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DavidOrmsby: Good deal? Quinn: Basic #Obamacare Good deal? Quinn: Basic #Obamacare

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RutherfordDan: Great turn out at Matt and Karen’s home for meet & greet in #Hinsdale Great turn out at Matt and Karen’s home for meet & greet in #Hinsdale

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Illinois Times
Fixing the wrong problem Term limits are bad politics and worse government “Throw the bums out!” I say.Ah, if only we knew who the bums are. Bruce Rauner thinks he knows – they are public sector unions, public school systems and the politicians who enable t

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Why gambling expansion is bad for business The Illinois treasury could have collected an additional $35 billion to $56 billion from gambling interests from 1990 to 2013 and thereby produced a surplus for the 2013 state budget. Pursuant to the

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Myers: ACA Will Have Little Impact on Social Security Recipients Americans will start signing up for health insurance next week as the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it’s known, kicks in. It raises the question: how will this affect retirees? Jack Myers of Springfield’s Social Security office say…

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Congressman Rodney Davis 9/26/2013 Congressman Rodney Davis 9/26/2013: Play now!Dave and Elizabeth talk Obamacare, government shutdown and more with congressman Rodney Davis. Download Depending on your browser settings, you may have to right click the link below and select "Save Link As…" or "Save Target As…" Download now!

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Quinn, TRP y Madigan Celebra la Reapertura de Second Federal Casi un año después de que Second Federal Loans and Savings iba a ser subastado por FDIC a presuntos depredadores y especuladores, la afiliación que rescató al banco sostuvo una celebración comunitaria junto a más de 100 residentes el pasado sábado, 21 de septiembre. El Gobernador Pat Quinn, la Procuradora General del Estado de Illinois, Lisa Madigan, el Comisionado del Condado de Cook, Jesús Garc

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WLS Chicago News, Weather, Traffic | Chicago Area News | ABC7Chicago – abc7chicago.com
Home Depot distribution center in Joilet brings 200 new jobs Governor Pat Quinn will be joined by Home Depot officials to open the company’s new Joliet stocking distribution center.

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Gov. Quinn joins Home Depot opening Gov. Pat Quinn will be in Joliet Thursday to join Home Depot officials as they mark the opening of a new distribution center.

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Renovation wraps up at Ill. convention center Officials at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield say a $15.8 million renovation is on track to be completed by the end of the year.

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Voices
Pooper Troopers: battling River North’s dog poop problems 4 For dog owners, there are a few basic rules that are very simple to follow that make you a decent human being. One of those things is picking up your own dog’s poop, particularly if it’s in a public place or basically anywhere else that’s not your private yard. (And even then that’s pretty gross Continue reading →

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Caption contest! * Treasurer Dan Rutherford tweets… In @MetropolisIL found my newest supporter The photo… Funniest commenter will win a free copy of a new mobile app that I’ll be rolling out before veto session.

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Editorial: Gambling expansion isn’t a sure bet for casino success – Bloomington Pantagraph Philly.comEditorial: Gambling expansion isn’t a sure bet for casino successBloomington PantagraphThe answer to both questions is probably yes, but the Illinois Gaming Board has to weigh the consequences of each probability in a decision that should be made next month. Currently, Illinois casinos can only stay open a maximum of 22 hours per day.Kadner: Video gambling growth equals nine casinosNew J

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Costello Shares Concerns on Crumbling Infrastructure JACKSON COUNTY — A former Southern Illinois congressman and leader on transportation issues is worried about the condition of our country’s roads and …

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Illinois attorney general’s office to review theft of chief’s gun used in … THE ASSOCIATED PRESS … CARBONDALE, Illinois — A special prosecutor will examine the theft of a southern Illinois police chief’s gun that that was used in a …

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Editorial: Governor’s Mansion should be governor’s home It has been the home of the governor of Illinois since Joel Matteson first called it such in 1855. It has witnessed history — joyous and turbulent times. Governors …

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