Today’s headlines — Saturday, Sept. 28

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Businesses say bridge replacement causes major problems
Lake of the Woods business owners — from left, Benny Lay, owner of Unmatched Detailing Specialist; Ronda Robinson, owner of R&S RV Sales; Teresa …

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State rep seeks biz incentives to keep ADM in Illinois – Crain’s Chicago Business State rep seeks biz incentives to keep ADM in IllinoisCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)"We also need an environment where we can attract and retain employees with diverse skills." St. Louis and Minneapolis, where the firm has major operations, also are on the short list, Crain’s Greg Hinz was told. But Chicago reportedly is the first choice.

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Welcome mat set for state health insurance exchange The more than 400,000 people living in Illinois who entered the country illegally won’t be eligible for the 2010 health care law’s benefits. “From Gov. Quinn’s …

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Quinn announces construction project The Illinois Department of Transportation will manage the project. This project is part of Quinn’s $31 billion Illinois Jobs Now program, which will support more …

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Answers to questions about the Affordable Care Act On the Illinois health insurance exchange, eight insurers are offering a total of 165 plans. While all carriers and plans won’t be available in every corner of the …

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IL retired teachers gathered to understand benefit options Retired teachers often look to their school district to receive health insurance benefits, but retirees in Illinois recently met to understand more about their …

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Rep. Kelly announces online toolkit to help residents learn about Affordable Care Act U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., will offer information on the Affordable Care Act on her website athttp://www.robinkelly.house.gov/ACA-toolkit, she announced in a news release.

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LED Lightbulbs Cause Garage Door Malfunction BENTON — Homeowners and businesses in Southern Illinois are discovering a frustrating problem. The newest LED light bulbs can cause interference with garage doors.

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Reeder: Litigation ruining businesses I pulled up to a gas pump earlier this month and noticed a fellow struggling with a gas can.He gave me an exasperated look and said, “These new cans are almost impossible to use.”There is no doubt about that.Gas cans are being made with removable funnels instead of spouts.

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Beiser Asks For Donations to Food Pantries Hunger is an issue that affects thousands of people around the St. Louis area, and hundreds in the Riverbend. State Representative Dan Beiser (D-Alton) is encouraging residents to join in Hunger Action Month this September by participating in e…

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Our views: Thumbs up, thumbs down THUMBS UP! To the Decatur Police Department and Richland Community College for proving to college students how dangerous distracted driving can be. Students were asked to navigate social media…

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Juvenile Prisoners Not Getting Treatment Says Report Juvenile prisoners with mental health problems aren’t getting the help they need, even in the state’s only facility that can hold them, according to a report. The report from the John Howard Association (JHA), a prison…

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Our View: Thumbs up to teen driving safety Thumbs up: To responsible teens. Thirty-five students at DeKalb High School are participating in a program to spread awareness of driving safety. The teens have pledged to practice safe driving behaviors and to limit distractions while driving, such as texting, phone conversations and loud music. Better yet, they are working to get their peers to take the same pledge. Sure, there is grant money an

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Executive delivers annual Will County address JOLIET – Will County Executive Larry Walsh outlined the many successes of the past year, as well as the challenges that lie ahead.

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GovernorQuinn: Have you had your #flushot? I stopped by @Walgreens for mine as part of Get a Shot,#GiveaShot http://tinyurl.com/lxy7ybf pic.twitter.com/UdoxgVwVC1 Have you had your #flushot? I stopped by @Walgreens for mine as part of Get a Shot,#GiveaShothttp://tinyurl.com/lxy7ybf pic.twitter.com/UdoxgVwVC1

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MikeforIllinois: With @KwameRaoul at his birthday and then #ThorntonTownship #Democrats tonight. Back to #Chambana and #MacoupinCoDems Dinner tomorrow #twill With @KwameRaoul at his birthday and then #ThorntonTownship #Democrats tonight. Back to #Chambana and #MacoupinCoDems Dinner tomorrow #twill

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SenatorRezin: Friday night lights JCA v Marist- Go Hill!! Friday night lights JCA v Marist- Go Hill!!

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Illinews: Southtown: Our view: New Lenox mayor needs new tune http://bit.ly/19aWNhN Southtown: Our view: New Lenox mayor needs new tune http://bit.ly/19aWNhN

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CentralILAlive: SJ-R: Letter: Appreciates recent intersection work http://bit.ly/16Rxlyb SJ-R: Letter: Appreciates recent intersection work http://bit.ly/16Rxlyb

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Illinews: Kane County: Our View: Combating childhood obesity epidemic an important mission http://bit.ly/1bPmw6o Kane County: Our View: Combating childhood obesity epidemic an important mission http://bit.ly/1bPmw6o

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Report questions need, financing for Illiana Building the proposed Illiana Expressway would be a “misplaced investment” of transportation improvement funds, and it’s questionable whether the highway is needed, according to a report by the staff of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. The report, which CMAP’s board will consider at its Oct. 9 meeting, expresses doubts on whether the envisioned toll road would be financially feas

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Lt. Gov. to hold rural emergency medicine summit SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is bringing together emergency medical workers and health care providers from rural communities to discuss how to …

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Rep. Darlene Senger to Host Disability Transition Forum Transitioning Your Child with Disabilities into the Adult World:What You Should be Planning for Today NAPERVILLE – State Representative Darlene Senger (R-Naperville) will host a free Disabilities Transition Forum on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Naperville City Hall. The forum will focus on the opportunities and services available to help local families navigate the transit

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breakingchinews: via @cbschicagorob: “: Safe Passage routes rife with sex offenders: When children walk the stre… http://bit.ly/19b5jxi ” via @cbschicagorob: “: Safe Passage routes rife with sex offenders: When children walk the stre… http://bit.ly/19b5jxi

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No One Is Happy With Emanuel’s Pension Plan The bill introduced at the end of the spring legislative session by Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (with Emanuel’s backing) calls for postponing the …

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Legislators will get paid, but they may pay a price It’s too early to say Pat Quinn will be re-elected as governor of Illinois, especially after … But consider this: While the governor was losing the legal battle, he was …

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Rep. Jim Sacia: Moral values imperative in today’s society There is little doubt that we are a country of morals and values. In my years on this planet, it seems we have slipped somewhat from what we, the majority, …

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Illinois Tollway hosts networking event for firms interested in bidding … THE ASSOCIATED PRESS September 28, 2013 – 4:05 am EDT. Share/Save/Bookmark. LOMBARD, Illinois — Small business owners are being invited to a free …

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Doug Whitley: Illinois poised to lose edge in transportation Illinois is the transportation hub of America, where waterways, interstates, railroads and global air travel converge. Our economic health is tied directly to the …

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Illinois Policy Institute – Average government pensions in Illinois 9/27/2013. Kristina Rasmussen Executive Vice President. DOWNLOAD THE AVERAGE PENSION FACT FINDER. Myth: Pensions for Illinois government …

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Illinois grapples with keeping guns from the mentally ill In the volatile debate over gun rights in Illinois, there is at least one prohibition that both sides of the issue claim they want: The dangerously mentally ill should …

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Illinois Democrats seek benefits for Filipino vets – Belleville News Democrat Illinois Democrats seek benefits for Filipino vetsBelleville News DemocratAffected benefits include service-related disability care, survivor benefits and education for the children of veterans. The bill was introduced Friday by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. House members Luis Gutierrez, Tammy Duckworth, William Enyart and …Durbin, Guitierrea, Duckworth, Enyart, Bustos Intorduce Bill to Restore

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Illinois Lottery Brings Back Halloween Raffle Game | NewsRadio … The Illinois Lottery is bringing back a Halloween-themed game that offers four $1 million prizes. The lottery’s Halloween Millionaire Raffle also offers a $500,000 …

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Our Opinion: Route 66 festival an annual favorite … which The State Journal-Register described as the “Titanic of festivals. … Road Festival to draw 80,000 visitors from more than 20 states and several countries.

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Repair Money Coming to Fort Massac MASSAC CO. — Fort Massac State Park finally has some money coming in to repair its centerpiece.

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Rep. Kelly announces online toolkit to help residents learn about … The toolkit includes a link to the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace that opens Tuesday, as well as information for small businesses and help center hotlines …

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Mautino recognized by the ABDI SPRINGFIELD — State Rep. Frank Mautino from Spring Valley was presented with the prestigious Richard A. Mautino Industry Service Award, the highest honor in the Illinois beer distribution industry. The presentation was made on Sept. 17 at the Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois (ABDI) 75th annual convention held at the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel in Springfield, which was atten

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MikeforIllinois: Welcome to Twitter, @madeleine! That certainly deserves a #FF. Welcome to Twitter, @madeleine! That certainly deserves a #FF.

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Repevans33: I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/24nVWFM7w I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/24nVWFM7w

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danielbiss: I’m a big IBL fan MT @hmf284 ICYMI, cool profile last May of IMSA ("Hogwarts for Hackers") http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/05/hogwarts-for-hackers/all/ … … & inquiry based learning I’m a big IBL fan MT @hmf284 ICYMI, cool profile last May of IMSA ("Hogwarts for Hackers") http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/05/hogwarts-for-hackers/all/ … … & inquiry based learning

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RonSandack: Like I said yesterday, Quinn shouldn’t continue with the appeal. #043 #leadgov! Like I said yesterday, Quinn shouldn’t continue with the appeal. #043 #leadgov!

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Chicago nearly overrun by charity races, walks 1 When organizers for a hip, multicity 5K run approached the Chicago Sport and Social Club about bringing the event to the city’s lakefront earlier this month, …

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Quinn: Taxpayers agree lawmakers shouldn’t be paid Gov. Pat Quinn says if lawmakers can’t fix Illinois’ pension crisis, they shouldn’t get paid. And he says taxpayers agree with him.

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Editorial: The tragic loss of Willow Long In one year, more than 100 children died in cases of suspected abuse or neglect — a sorry record for Illinois The day 7-year-old Willow Long went missing, law enforcement officials called the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to report suspicions about her family members. It was too late.

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Rep. DeLuca to host senior services fair – nwitimes.com Rep. DeLuca to host senior services fairnwitimes.com34 minutes ago • Times Staff. FRANKFORT, Ill. | State Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, and his Senior Advisory Committee will host a free Senior Services Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 7 at the Frankfort Township Center, at 11000 W. Lincoln …

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Speakers say Illinois’ flat income tax ‘unfair’ – Quincy Herald-Whig … Illinois legislators are being urged to approve a law that would place a referendum on ballots in November 2014 asking whether voters want a graduated income …

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The Illinois Network of Charter Schools Responds to the Chicago … CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In the wake of recent questions about charter school pension obligations, the Illinois Network of Charter …

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Governor Quinn Receives Seasonal Flu Shot as Part of Walgreens Get a Shot, Give a Shot Campaign – Encourages All Illinois Residents to Get a Flu Shot to Protect Themselves While Helping Children in Need CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today rolled up his sleeve to receive his yearly flu shot and remind everyone in Illinois of the importance of this annual vaccination. The Governor’s flu shot was administered by a pharmacist at the Walgreens flagship store in Chicago, where they announced a national immunizations campaign between Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life. Under the part

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Governor Pat Quinn Statement on Judge Ruling Against Suspension of Legislative Pay CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn issued the below statement regarding today’s ruling by Judge Neil Cohen to allow legislators to receive their paychecks:

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Rep. Reboletti Talks "Stand Your Ground" and Self-Defense Laws With CBS 2 Gun Advocates Want Change To Illinois Self-Defense Laws(CBS) – Concealed carry in Illinois will mean more people with guns who can protect themselves — but self defense laws have not yet changed. Using a gun to protect yourself, could still land you in jail.Some states have “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws — defining when a person can use self defense. Illinois has neither. Outraged c

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Lawmakers: More gun instructors needed. They say state police must pick up the pace. September 21, 2013 BY KURT ERICKSON THE SOUTHERN SPRINGFIELD BUREAU SPRINGFIELD — With Illinois getting ready to join the rest of the nation in allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons, two state lawmakers are raising concerns about the number of instructors being certified to provide training. read more

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Rep. Sullivan Joins Fellow Legislators in Support of Wheel Chair Basketball Team Mundelein, IL … Just a few short weeks ago, State Representative Ed Sullivan (R-Mundelein) received an invite to participate in a friendly game of wheel chair basketball and gladly accepted. In result, he traveled to the southwest suburb of New Lenox to join his colleagues at Lincoln-Way Central High School to play against the Lincolnway Special Recreation Association (LWSRA) Rolling Falcons wheel

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UPCOMING: Frerichs sponsoring job fair URBANA — State Senator Mike Frerichs (D-Champaign) is encouraging constituents to attend a state job fair from 12 to 4 p.m. on October 1 at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The event is being co-sponsored by Frerichs, Representative Naomi Jakobsson, the Office of the Governor and community co-sponsors such as the University of Illinois’ Office of Di

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Thank You to All Who Signed My Online Concealed Carry Petition Dear Neighbor: I wanted to take the time to thank you for your participation with my community survey. It was amazing to see the amount of completed surveys that where returned to my office. Your responses will give me the proper knowledge to better represent you while in Springfield. The residents of the 51st district have listed pension reform as the number one issue facing the state today. As

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Jim’s Column 9/26/2013 There is little doubt that we are a country of morals and values. In my years on this planet, it seems we have slipped somewhat from what we, the majority, believed to be right and good. A gentleman came into my office the other day, telling me in passing, that he was glad he was as old as he was and wouldn’t have to face the moral decay facing our young people. Worded differently, many have said

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Capitol Weekly 9-26-13 Budget – Medicaid Reform · State to continue scrutiny of 2.7 million Illinois Medicaid recipients. With the taxpayer-funded program’s costs and patient headcounts growing exponentially – more than one-fifth of Illinois’ 12.8 million men, women and children are now enrolled in the program, originally designed to provide medical care to the extremely poor – the General Assembly, led by Rep. Patrici

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Common Core Questions In 2010, the Illinois State Board of Education adopted Common Core national standards for public schools in the State of Illinois. State Representative Rich Brauer has heard from many constituents who have questions and concerns about the policy. Representative Brauer advised, “Parents need to be aware of Common Core standards that have been implemented.” What Is Common Core? It is a set of

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Rep. Hatcher Announces 2013 Foxy Readers Summer Reading Club Graduates State Representative Kay Hatcher has announced the Class of 2013 graduates of her popular Foxy Readers Summer Reading Club. The Club features area students who pledge to continue reading during their summer vacation. “We partner with regional libraries to promote the program, and have a graduation ceremony in a different town each year. So far we’ve traveled to the libraries in Sugar Grove,

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Rep. Harris and Sen. Murphy Host Recycling Drive State Representative David Harris, in conjunction with local state Sen. Murphy, hosted a recycling event at Recreation Park on September 21. It was a great opportunity for local residents to be able to recycle various types of household items, and residents turned out in force. Nearly 280 donations of electronics, clothing, bikes, eyeglasses, and household items were made in the space of three h

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NIU nutritionist assists newspaper series The series ran from Sunday through Tuesday in the Northwest Herald and from Tuesday through Thursday in the Kane County Chronicle. It will appear in in the …

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Illinois Muni pulls $368 million from 2 US large-cap managers Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund’s board on Friday voted to terminate Piedmont Investment Advisors from a $168 million active domestic large-cap core equity …

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What Does Lawmaker Pay Lawsuit Mean for Pension Reform? The Illinois Comptroller’s Office has begun to issue paychecks for lawmakers.THat’s after a judge ruled against Quinn’s veto of lawmaker pay Thursday, and rejected the Governor’s motion for a stay on Friday.But the whole mess actually comes back to pension reform, which is why Quinn said he vetoed their checks in the first place. …

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Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie At Subject Hearing On … Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie At Subject Hearing On Corporate Tax Disclosure In Illinois. Ellyn Fortino for Progress Illinois …

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rap30: So far in the courts: #ILGov Quinn was 0-1 on Thursday, 0-2 on Friday. If baseball, he could play for his beloved White Sox? So far in the courts: #ILGov Quinn was 0-1 on Thursday, 0-2 on Friday. If baseball, he could play for his beloved White Sox?

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RayLong: Quinn paycheck veto against lawmakers loses in court, but popular w voters http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-77574534/ … pic.twitter.com/PU6kLL7WEY Quinn paycheck veto against lawmakers loses in court, but popular w voters http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-77574534/pic.twitter.com/PU6kLL7WEY

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States Face Language Barriers To Health Exchange Sign Up Polling shows that many Americans aren’t quite sure how the Affordable Care Act will affect them, and it may be even more confusing for immigrants and people who don’t speak English as their first language. Illinois has a large immigrant population, and the state has been working to resolve language barriers as it gets ready to launch its insurance marketplace.

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Apple ‘N Pork Festival Brings In Thousands Clinton – It started in 1968 with people mostly gathered around a kettle of soup and a stack of sandwiches. 45 years later the Apple ‘N Pork festival in Clinton is one of the most widely attended events

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Owner of ‘Rockford Register-Star’ Declares Bankruptcy – MyStateline … GateHouse Media says day-to-day operations will not be affected.

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State gives suburban company $2.4 million to move 15 miles to Chicago – The Capitol Fax Blog State gives suburban company $2.4 million to move 15 miles to ChicagoThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)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 a tax break to an Illinois company to move a short distance from suburb to …

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dailyegyptian: State and national engineers say Illinois’ bridge problem sounds much worse than what it actually is | http://bit.ly/15Wvewc State and national engineers say Illinois’ bridge problem sounds much worse than what it actually is | http://bit.ly/15Wvewc

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NeilSteinberg: If Jim Oberweis knew how Democrats sincerely pray for him to run again, he might think twice about the idea. Or not. http://tinyurl.com/lzlsp43 If Jim Oberweis knew how Democrats sincerely pray for him to run again, he might think twice about the idea. Or not.http://tinyurl.com/lzlsp43

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Illiknows: UIS: Katherine Boo book discussion at UIS cancelled http://bit.ly/199N6QQ UIS: Katherine Boo book discussion at UIS cancelled http://bit.ly/199N6QQ

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billjcameron: On being called cynical by judge, @GovernorQuinn – "I don’t believe in any of that. Anybody who’s followed my public life, I don’t do that." On being called cynical by judge, @GovernorQuinn – "I don’t believe in any of that. Anybody who’s followed my public life, I don’t do that."

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Another candidate may be challenging incumbent Earlean Collins – AustinTalks AustinTalksAnother candidate may be challenging incumbent Earlean CollinsAustinTalksKimberly Lightford and Don Harmon will be held Oct. 9 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Percy Julian Middle School Commons, 416 S Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park. Learn how to swim in the Austin Town Hall pool. Kids ages 6 to 12 can take the free, hour-long …

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Perhaps a little payback? * Top Republicans received an interesting little mailer this week. The entirety of the letter was a recent Tom Kacich column in the Champaign News-Gazette about Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s unusually large number of ties to Democrats. The sender highlighted the most important parts. Here’s a cellphone pic of one page […]

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Exxon to offer benefits to same-sex couples in US Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday that it will begin offering benefits to legally married same-sex couples in the U.S. for the first time starting next week.

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Topinka Cautions Against "Government By Blackmail" – WNIJ and WNIU Topinka Cautions Against "Government By Blackmail"WNIJ and WNIUComptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she’s ordering her staff to begin processing the checks immediately. She cautioned against future governors or lawmakers using "government by blackmail." "The precedent here is a little bit of game-playing and …

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Planners give thumbs down to Illiana Corridor 2 Building the Illiana would “expose the State of Illinois to extensive financial risk” due … are based on the need to direct investment toward existing communities.

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MikeforIllinois: Congrats to New Jersey! #GayMarriage: Judge Says Same-Sex Marriages Can Start 10/21 http://huff.to/1bhtgdU #twill #LoveisLove #itstimeIL Congrats to New Jersey! #GayMarriage: Judge Says Same-Sex Marriages Can Start 10/21 http://huff.to/1bhtgdU #twill #LoveisLove #itstimeIL

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SBACIL: Join the #SBAC & @RonSandack at the Western Suburbs breakfast on 10/2 to discuss #smallbiz! http://ow.ly/p3Edj Join the #SBAC & @RonSandack at the Western Suburbs breakfast on 10/2 to discuss #smallbiz! http://ow.ly/p3Edj

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SenatorKirk: Actions speak louder than words. U.S. Should remain clear eyed and maintain sanctions to prevent a nuclear #Iran. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09/20/iran-nuclear-deal-credit-should-go-to-kirk-and-menendez-not-obama.html … Actions speak louder than words. U.S. Should remain clear eyed and maintain sanctions to prevent a nuclear #Iran.http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09/20/iran-nuclear-deal-credit-should-go-to-kirk-and-menendez-not-obama.html

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repsosnowski: Scott Reeder: State lawmakers are addicted to spending money http://shar.es/K4GaD via @sharethis Scott Reeder: State lawmakers are addicted to spending money http://shar.es/K4GaD via @sharethis

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KwameRaoul: "@Suntimes: Dick Durbin announced the federal government will give Chicago $1.9 million to hire 15 police officers http://suntm.es/179dKg9 " "@Suntimes: Dick Durbin announced the federal government will give Chicago $1.9 million to hire 15 police officershttp://suntm.es/179dKg9 "

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MikeforIllinois: Have a great weekend! Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Join The ‘#SesameStreet’ Gang To Sing Theme Song… http://huff.to/1eIPRAH #twillHave a great weekend! Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Join The ‘#SesameStreet’ Gang To Sing Theme Song… http://huff.to/1eIPRAH #twill

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RutherfordDan: Successful fundraiser with friends and supporters in #Jacksonville, Morgan County. #GOP #twill pic.twitter.com/V1wp00zwRpSuccessful fundraiser with friends and supporters in #Jacksonville, Morgan County. #GOP #twill pic.twitter.com/V1wp00zwRp

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thomasfrisbie: Op-ed: #FBI #crime stats bring up memories of ’89 shooting victim. http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22814324-452/crime-unearths-memories-of-89-shooting.html … Op-ed: #FBI #crime stats bring up memories of ’89 shooting victim.http://www.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/22814324-452/crime-unearths-memories-of-89-shooting.html

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Munoz encourages women to attend Women’s Health Festival State Senator Antonio Munoz (D-Chicago) is urging area women to attend the Women’s Health Festival, sponsored by Access Community Health Network, the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Stand Against Cancer Program. The Festival is Saturday, October 5 from 10AM to 2PM at the Access Cabrini Family Health Center, 3450 S. Archer in Chicago. For more information, p

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Muñoz and Zalewski: Measure Aimed to Strengthen Illinois Gun Laws Needs to be Considered Chicago, IL – With more brutal shootings over the weekend in Chicago, state Rep. Michael Zalewski (D-Riverside) and state Sen. Antonio Muñoz (D-Chicago) are calling for a measure that aims to increase minimum sentencing for the most serious gun crimes and requires offenders to serve at least 85 percent of imposed sentences to be considered during the upcoming fall veto session. “We continue to see

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Lawmakers call for more transparency on county RTA replacement – Northwest Herald Lawmakers call for more transparency on county RTA replacementNorthwest HeraldDan Duffy, R-Lake Barrington, wrote a letter to Hill Wednesday and said the process needed more transparency and that information about how to apply should be more widely-publicized. “I want this to be a full process where anyone can apply and that the …

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APNewsBreak: Ill. short on ‘Obamacare’ guides Illinois officials say only a fraction of the expected army of outreach workers will be certified and ready Tuesday to help people enroll for insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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sara_burnett: 2 in one day: Appeals court denies Quinn’s bid to keep lawmaker pay freeze. http://bit.ly/15AnEZQ From @AP #twill 2 in one day: Appeals court denies Quinn’s bid to keep lawmaker pay freeze. http://bit.ly/15AnEZQ From @AP #twill

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RutherfordDan: Successful fundraiser with friends and supporters in #Jacksonville, Morgan County. #GOP #twill pic.twitter.com/V1wp00zwRpSuccessful fundraiser with friends and supporters in #Jacksonville, Morgan County. #GOP #twill pic.twitter.com/V1wp00zwRp

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Affordable Care Act explained at Schaumburg library The "Be Covered Illinois" program will be outlined and explained at several dates and times at the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road in Schaumburg. A representative of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights will provide a basic understanding of the Affordable Care Act.

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Katie_Gaston: IIllinois geography lesson in the newsroom has spanned from Disco to Funks Grove and Shanghai City. IIllinois geography lesson in the newsroom has spanned from Disco to Funks Grove and Shanghai City.

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Former Senator Speaks in Ball Charter History Class Students at Ball Charter School in Springfield got out of the classroom today for a little history lesson.The History Makers presented a back-to-school event about African-American history. The nonprofit institution educated students on the untold personal stories of both well-known and unsung African-Americans. …

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Springfield Art Association Celebrates 100 Years The Springfield Art Association is celebrating 100 years of visual arts and education. At the core of their $4 million centennial capital campaign is the expansion of the current campus to transform the SAA into the Springfield Community Visual Arts Center. …

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Route 66 Celebration Helps Boost Springfield’s Economy Old school rides are everywhere in Springfield."We have a group of about 10 cars over there that we’ve traveled with. Ten more are still coming," Eddie Aubuchon said. She and Gary Aubuchon are participating in the weekend car show. Since the St. …

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MollyBeckSJR: Now a critic of charters, former asst. sec. of ed Diane Ravitch has written a new book supporting public schools: http://www.npr.org/2013/09/27/225748846/diane-ravitch-rebukes-education-activists-reign-of-error# … Now a critic of charters, former asst. sec. of ed Diane Ravitch has written a new book supporting public schools: http://www.npr.org/2013/09/27/225748846/diane-ravitch-rebukes-education-activists-reign-of-error#

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Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn gets flu shot Gov. Pat Quinn got a flu shot and he’s urging everyone else in Illinois to do the same.

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Your Friday moment of Zen * It’s been a crazy day. Actually, it’s been a bit of a crazy week. So let’s chill for a moment, shall we? Here’s a pic I took yesterday of Oscar the Puppy… * A commenter who owns the same breed of dog as Oscar wrote here not long ago about the phenomenon known as the […]

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State employees: Legislators are getting their back pay; click bit.ly/BackPay to… State employees: Legislators are getting their back pay; click bit.ly/BackPay to tell them to fund frontline workers’ back wages, too. Please SHARE.Back pay for workers, too!action.afscme.orgA judge ruled that state lawmakers must be paid the wages they’ve been denied since Governor Quinn vetoed their salaries in July.

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IDOT announces closure on Avenue of the Cities – Quad-Cities Online Quad-Cities OnlineIDOT announces closure on Avenue of the CitiesQuad-Cities OnlineToday is Friday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2013. There are 95 days left in the year. 1863 — 150 years ago: A stove company in this city is advertising a newly invented sorghum evaporator for sale as well as sheet iron for making sorghum pans. 1888 …

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Tribune aims to cut publishing costs by 5 percent Tribune Co. is reportedly targeting cost cuts of $100 million to keep up with declining revenue.

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Quinn, others tout Illiana Expressway benefits CHICAGO | The Illiana Expressway received a thumbs up endorsement from … emphasized the need for the Milwaukee-Chicago-Gary area to develop their …

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Rezin to host district-wide recycling day Sue 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 …

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MikeforIllinois: Retweet the news that Mike was endorsed by the #Illinois @AFLCIO! #twill #unions #solidarity pic.twitter.com/5yFfn5bV8d Retweet the news that Mike was endorsed by the #Illinois @AFLCIO! #twill #unions #solidarity pic.twitter.com/5yFfn5bV8d

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RutherfordDan: Nice to see @RayLong this morning as I walked through the newly renovated press room at the Capitol. #twill pic.twitter.com/ZDM5jzkfQ0 Nice to see @RayLong this morning as I walked through the newly renovated press room at the Capitol. #twillpic.twitter.com/ZDM5jzkfQ0

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BenYount: VIDEO: Rep Ed Sullivan on tax transparency. witch hunts, and boogeymen. #twill http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30952764 … VIDEO: Rep Ed Sullivan on tax transparency. witch hunts, and boogeymen. #twill http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30952764

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BenYount: VIDEO: IL Taxpayers’ Fed boss says "transparency" law is bad tax policy and won’t do what supporters claim they want. http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30951635 … VIDEO: IL Taxpayers’ Fed boss says "transparency" law is bad tax policy and won’t do what supporters claim they want. http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30951635

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BenYount: Listen to William McNarry say corp taxes are "public" & he wants to know how many of those dollars are available http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30950087 … Listen to William McNarry say corp taxes are "public" & he wants to know how many of those dollars are available http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30950087

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BenYount: VIDEO: GOP’s Dave McSweeney "don’t raise taxes on biz, instead create jobs" McSweeney sees where tax plan is headed http://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30950438 … VIDEO: GOP’s Dave McSweeney "don’t raise taxes on biz, instead create jobs" McSweeney sees where tax plan is headedhttp://new.livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/2429349/videos/30950438

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RonSandack: (2 of 2) Would prefer to see Governor’s passion directed at LEADING the pension reform battle. Blago-like stunts ain’t cutting it. #leadgov! (2 of 2) Would prefer to see Governor’s passion directed at LEADING the pension reform battle. Blago-like stunts ain’t cutting it. #leadgov!

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capitolfax: Today’s Cook County judicial ruling on the gay marriage case is here: http://g.scrbliv.me/2TE1lZm Today’s Cook County judicial ruling on the gay marriage case is here: http://g.scrbliv.me/2TE1lZm

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill This just in… Quinn to appeal stay denial: * 12:01 pm – I’ve confirmed that Gov. Pat Quinn… http://bit.ly/178AJI6 Capitol Fax #twill This just in… Quinn to appeal stay denial: * 12:01 pm – I’ve confirmed that Gov. Pat Quinn… http://bit.ly/178AJI6

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SenatorHunter: 3rd Annual Englewood Film Festival takes place Oct 24 See link for details http://www.suntimes.com/news/mitchell/22402025-452/englewood-film-festival-designed-to-transform- … 3rd Annual Englewood Film Festival takes place Oct 24 See link for detailshttp://www.suntimes.com/news/mitchell/22402025-452/englewood-film-festival-designed-to-transform-

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RonSandack: Another solid crowd for the ID theft prevention seminar, this time in Naperville. http://ow.ly/i/3gGJE Another solid crowd for the ID theft prevention seminar, this time in Naperville. http://ow.ly/i/3gGJE

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SenatorRezin: Cornfest- met my friends for Ham and Bean soup at the Methodist Church Cornfest- met my friends for Ham and Bean soup at the Methodist Church

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RutherfordDan: Nice to see Dave Dahl @WTAX this morning as I walked through the newly renovated press room at the Capitol. #twill pic.twitter.com/so2KPiNsep Nice to see Dave Dahl @WTAX this morning as I walked through the newly renovated press room at the Capitol. #twillpic.twitter.com/so2KPiNsep

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Are Illinois Pensions Fair To the Rest of Us? 1 Pensions for government workers continue to drag on the Illinois economy, adding to the already out of control debt, of which our state can ill afford. It is an issue …

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Our Opinion: Route 66 festival an annual favorite – The State Journal-Register Our Opinion: Route 66 festival an annual favoriteThe State Journal-Register… Route 66 Mother Road Festival kicked off Friday night, Sept. 21, 2012 with a procession of over 1000 classic cars and trucks driven through downtown Springfield on 6th street-known as the City Nights Cruise from the Capital City Shopping Center.

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The Midwest is home to nearly 40000 local governments Illinois is home to 6,963 local governments, more than any other in the nation. Pictured: The Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: AP/Seth Perlman.).

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Chamber sponsoring forum on Affordable Care Act The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and R.W. Troxell & Co. are sponsoring the “2013 Business Healthcare Forum,” 7:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 …

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State’s youth prison system violates inmates’ rights, experts say – Chicago Tribune Columbus Ledger-EnquirerState’s youth prison system violates inmates’ rights, experts sayChicago TribuneA separate report scheduled to be released Thursday by the John Howard Association found serious problems at the Kewanee youth prison, which houses mentally ill youths and those charged with sex crimes. The prison watchdog group said staffing levels …Reports: Bad conditions linger at youth hom

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This Is Illinois * From the Belleville News-Democrat… An attorney appointed to represent the interests of some residents from the Warren G. Murray Developmental Center says in a sworn statement that the private homes they’re being sent to are unsafe and woefully understaffed. The attorney, Stewart Freeman, says in his affidavit that he fears someone might even die in one […]

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Judge denies Quinn bid to keep lawmaker pay freeze – The State Journal-Register San Francisco ChronicleJudge denies Quinn bid to keep lawmaker pay freezeThe State Journal-RegisterBy Sara Burnett. The Associated Press. Posted Sep 27, 2013 @ 11:16 AM. Print Comment. Related Stories. EARLIER: Judge says Gov. Quinn has to pay state lawmakers. On the Web. READ: The judge’s decision on lawmaker pay (pdf). Business News.Judge denies Gov. Pat Quinn’s bid to keep lawmaker pay freezeLa

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tonyjarnold: Both sides claiming victory in today’s decision allowing #samesexmarriage in IL lawsuit to go forward; both also say lawmakers should vote Both sides claiming victory in today’s decision allowing #samesexmarriage in IL lawsuit to go forward; both also say lawmakers should vote

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This just in… Quinn to appeal stay denial * 12:01 pm – I’ve confirmed that Gov. Pat Quinn is planning a quick visit to the appellate courts to try to overturn Judge Cohen’s ruling from this morning that denied Quinn a stay on Cohen’s Thursday legislative pay ruling. Quinn wanted the stay during his appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Fasten your […]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Cook County judge dismisses same sex marriage license challenge 1 CHICAGO – An effort to stop Cook County Clerk David Orr from distributing marriage licenses to same sex couples was dismissed Friday when a judge allowed the effort to move forward. If marriage licenses are allowed to be distributed in…

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Elizabeth Smart talks about abuse in Galesburg Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped and held as a captive by a homeless street preacher for nine months in Utah, visited western Illinois to raise awareness about abductions and sexual abuse.

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natashakorecki: Same-sex couple for 50 yrs say they could go to another state to marry but want to marry in Illinois #twill pic.twitter.com/SBMTjq8FBV Same-sex couple for 50 yrs say they could go to another state to marry but want to marry in Illinois #twill pic.twitter.com/SBMTjq8FBV

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BillRuthhart: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning give thumbs down to proposed Illiana Expressway corridor: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-reports-give-illiana-a-thumbs-down-20130927,0,634441.story … #twill #Indiana Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning give thumbs down to proposed Illiana Expressway corridor:http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-reports-give-illiana-a-thumbs-down-20130927,0,634441.story … #twill #Indiana

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afscme31: Court guardian: Murray Center residents are being sent to "private homes [so] unsafe…someone might die" http://www.bnd.com/2013/09/27/2821194/unsafe-understaffed-and-out-of.html … #twill Court guardian: Murray Center residents are being sent to "private homes [so] unsafe…someone might die" http://www.bnd.com/2013/09/27/2821194/unsafe-understaffed-and-out-of.html … #twill

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This just in… Judge denies Quinn request for stay pending appeal * 11:01 am – From the Twitters… Judge heavily citing other cases, not the balance of powers, in denying @GovernorQuinn attempt to keep blocking lawmaker paychecks — Tony Arnold (@tonyjarnold) September 27, 2013 Judge calls it "cynical" for @GovernorQuinn to ask lawmakers who have been harmed to stay in that position #paychecks — Tony Arnold (@tonyjarnold) September 27, 2013 Motion […]

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Chicagoans With Mental Illness Push Back Against Stigma At Town … Chicagoans With Mental Illness Push Back Against Stigma At Town Hall Meeting … of psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology and an expert on mental health. Various … Others have also worked to portray mental disorders as normal, …

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Government shutdown inches closer The Democratic-led Senate moved Friday on legislation keeping the government from shutting down, but disputes with and among Republicans ensured that the fight likely would spill into the weekend and possibly longer.

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DougWilsonWhig: Sen. Dick Durbin expects Senate vote to avoid shutdown, but said House is in "total disarray" and not close to decision. Sen. Dick Durbin expects Senate vote to avoid shutdown, but said House is in "total disarray" and not close to decision.

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War Diary Returns to Springfield By John Gregory – Illinois Radio Network. A Civil War soldier’s diary is coming home to Illinois. The leather-bound journal of Springfield resident Peter Simon …

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Peoria residents and business owners learn about concealed carry Peoria County State’s Attorney Jerry Brady: “I think people also need to realize that when they do make that application process that they’re opening themselves …

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Amateur astronomers open central Ill. observatory FUNKS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — An amateur astronomy club in central Illinois is opening a … He says the group needed additional space after more people became …

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Illinois opens basketball practice with youth – Belleville News Democrat Illinois opens basketball practice with youthBelleville News DemocratCHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois will start preparing for the upcoming basketball season Friday with its first practice. The Illini return only four players from last season’s surprise 23-13 NCAA Tournament team. Second-year head coach John Groce will lean …

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John Kass Excited About Silver Brick Match The Chicago Tribune columnist posted about the Lyons Township vs. Hinsdale Central boys soccer rivalry game taking place Saturday in Western Springs.

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Eastern Ill. Democrat plans run for Congress – The San Luis Obispo Tribune Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteEastern Ill. Democrat plans run for CongressThe San Luis Obispo TribuneJohn Shimkus’ seat. Eric Thorsland of Mahomet told The News-Gazette in Champaign (http://bit.ly/19M0CLp ) on Thursday that he’s entering the Democratic primary. Anti-abortion activist Angela Michael of Highland has also said she plans to run in the race.Thorsland acknowledges challenges in bid for C

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Twittereaction * Two consecutive tweets from yesterday… What is @RebootIllinois’ mission? To bring people together to make a positive change in #Illinois! http://t.co/R8s0tGRzZX #twILL — Reboot Illinois (@rebootillinois) September 26, 2013 Just in: Judge orders @GovernorQuinn to pay the #politicians…Plus interest! http://t.co/WUKIsyuplC #twILL #news — Reboot Illinois (@rebootillinois) September 26, 2013 A bit co

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Elmhurst College Cello Professor Joins Steve Martin on Letterman Tonight Be sure to tune in to CBS tonight to catch Jean Hatmaker’s performance.

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Updates and nuggets * We had a long, thorough discussion about Judge Cohen’s ruling yesterday. There’s not much in today’s coverage that expands on what I’ve already told you and what you commented on. But there are some updates. Tribune… Dealt a loss in his attempt to wipe out lawmakers’ paychecks, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will try to […]

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In other courtroom news… * WGN… A Cook County judge is expected to make a ruling today, on whether a same sex marriage ban in Illinois is constitutional. A lawsuit seeking to legalize same sex marriage got opposition from five downstate county clerks. Twenty-five gay couples initiated the case because they want the legal right to marry. Cook County’s top prosecutor […]

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KateGrossman1: Editorial: Chicago’s pension freight train is here. Don’t delay pension cost-cutting and payments to pension funds. http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22810092-474/citys-pension-freight-train-is-here.html … Editorial: Chicago’s pension freight train is here. Don’t delay pension cost-cutting and payments to pension funds. http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22810092-474/citys-pension-freight-train-is-here.html

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Our View: Limit leaf burning in Will County The chill of October is nearly upon us, and the scent of burning leaves soon will be in the air, a sensual reminder of a peaceful, simpler past in the heartland. But modern life exacts a heavy toll on tradition. Science and public policy intrude more often on our lives now. The polluting smoke from leaf burning is bad for human health and dangerous to those with respiratory problems. We are le

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Topinka rallies GOP in Evanston – Evanston Review Topinka rallies GOP in EvanstonEvanston ReviewSpeaking to a room of about 50 GOP club members, she criticized Democratic state lawmakers for spending money the state doesn’t have and for allowing Illinois to fall $7.5 billion behind in unpaid bills — a number she said would climb to $9 million by …

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GateHouse Media Inc. files prepackaged chapter 11 bankruptcy GateHouse Media Inc., owner of the Journal Star, has filed for voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware. GateHouse announced on Sept. 11 that it had entered into an agreement with some secured lenders, including GateHouse affiliates, to restructure $1.2 billion of debt scheduled to come due in August 2014.

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ILSenDems: Senator Mulroe’s third annual Community Resource Fair a huge success http://bit.ly/18uRwFz Senator Mulroe’s third annual Community Resource Fair a huge successhttp://bit.ly/18uRwFz

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Opinion: Time to Try Another Tactic on Pension Reform – NBC Chicago NBC Chicago (blog)Opinion: Time to Try Another Tactic on Pension ReformNBC Chicago (blog)The judge’s ruling was punctuated with the decision by Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to send money overnight directly to lawmaker’s accounts for checks they missed since the governor’s decision. Although he has already indicated he plans to …

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SenBillBrady: Great to attend The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland annual meeting yesterday. Keep up the great work! pic.twitter.com/WThecuSSza Great to attend The Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland annual meeting yesterday. Keep up the great work!pic.twitter.com/WThecuSSza

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ilhousegop: Fair Economy IL testifying now. #SaveILJobs Fair Economy IL testifying now. #SaveILJobs

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ilhousegop: Fair Economy IL: The Corp. Responsibility Act will give us access to Corporate financials and identify loopholes to close. #SaveILJobsFair Economy IL: The Corp. Responsibility Act will give us access to Corporate financials and identify loopholes to close. #SaveILJobs

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill In other courtroom news…: * WGN… A Cook County judge is expected to make a ruling today, on… http://bit.ly/15Zoa1NCapitol Fax #twill In other courtroom news…: * WGN… A Cook County judge is expected to make a ruling today, on…http://bit.ly/15Zoa1N

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BenYount: If Dem corp tax plan is JUST about tax information, why is SEIU talking about the need for more money for schools, roads, and such #twillIf Dem corp tax plan is JUST about tax information, why is SEIU talking about the need for more money for schools, roads, and such #twill

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ILSenDems: Senator Mulroe’s third annual Community Resource Fair a huge success http://bit.ly/18uRwFz Senator Mulroe’s third annual Community Resource Fair a huge successhttp://bit.ly/18uRwFz

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ilhousegop: Rep. Sullivan: Do corporations already report the information required to the state? Dept: Yes. The state already has this info. #SaveILJobs Rep. Sullivan: Do corporations already report the information required to the state? Dept: Yes. The state already has this info. #SaveILJobs

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RepBerrios: Congratulations @OakStreetHealth on the opening of the Portage location. Thanks for invite to join you pic.twitter.com/pRNn6fBs37Congratulations @OakStreetHealth on the opening of the Portage location. Thanks for invite to join you pic.twitter.com/pRNn6fBs37

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Computer failure causes Metra North line delays At least three trains on Metra’s Union Pacific North line from Chicago to Kenosha are delayed this morning because of a "system wide computer failure," according to a Metra service update Friday. Trains may be delayed between 10 and 20 minutes until the computer system can be fully rebooted after experiencing a failure before 8:40 a.m.

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Our View: Shrinking SEDOM not all bad Typically in Illinois, when we see cuts in education or social services, it’s because of financial problems. But the reason SEDOM is shrinking is an easier pill to …

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State To Investigate Gun Theft from Chief A special prosecutor from the state Attorney General’s office will investigate how a southern Illinois police chief lost his gun. The weapon was reportedly stolen from Carbondale police chief Jody O’Guinn’s car in June 2011, and was used three…

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DeanOlsenSJR: White House White Board: What ObamaCare Means For You: http://youtu.be/EQG8eZs8AJc via @youtube #twill #ACA #ObamacareWhite House White Board: What ObamaCare Means For You: http://youtu.be/EQG8eZs8AJc via @youtube #twill #ACA #Obamacare

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Federal trial over Murray Center closure postponed to November A federal judge has delayed the hearing of a lawsuit that attempts to prevent the state from shutting down its Warren G. Murray Developmental Center in Centralia.Click to Continue »

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Heights Active Transportation Plan is ‘Best of the Best’ Chicago Heights’ active transportation plan recently won the Illinois chapter of the … The award recognizes the "best of the best in Illinois," according to Outreach …

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Illinois’ New Smart Grid Education Foundation Names Program Director – PR Web Illinois’ New Smart Grid Education Foundation Names Program DirectorPR Web (press release)The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation, a not-for-profit organization created by the Illinois Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act to administer a smart grid consumer education fund, is pleased to announce Clare Butterfield will join …

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