Today’s headlines — Monday, Oct. 7

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Editorial: Illinois to face even more financial realities
By now, the entire country knows that Illinois’ finances are the worst of any state in the nation.

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danielbiss: We just had a backyard Naismith moment. pic.twitter.com/cdq2GJtgUm We just had a backyard Naismith moment. pic.twitter.com/cdq2GJtgUm

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tomdemmer: One of the best community festivals of the year, Oregon’s Autumn on Parade! http://fb.me/2igoDAqay One of the best community festivals of the year, Oregon’s Autumn on Parade! http://fb.me/2igoDAqay

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KirkDillard: Here are some pics from yesterday’s Ribfest in #LakeBluff! Great to see my friend Bob Dold there as well! http://instagram.com/p/fJBBKCIxiL/ Here are some pics from yesterday’s Ribfest in #LakeBluff! Great to see my friend Bob Dold there as well! http://instagram.com/p/fJBBKCIxiL/

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33rdWard: Sign up for our weekly newsletter on our Facebook page: http://ow.ly/pxZEp Sign up for our weekly newsletter on our Facebook page: http://ow.ly/pxZEp

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RepChrisWelch: Special thanks to my staff for helping so many Seniors yesterday at our annual Senior Fair. pic.twitter.com/QcJLZjEiXX Special thanks to my staff for helping so many Seniors yesterday at our annual Senior Fair. pic.twitter.com/QcJLZjEiXX

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Repevans33: Meeting and reconnecting with my constituents while doing petitions http://fb.me/2JiJrpLfU Meeting and reconnecting with my constituents while doing petitionshttp://fb.me/2JiJrpLfU

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DonHarmonIL: Had a great time today at the Franklin Park Fall Fest and parade! Thanks to everyone who came out today! pic.twitter.com/IQ0PXomtxk Had a great time today at the Franklin Park Fall Fest and parade! Thanks to everyone who came out today!pic.twitter.com/IQ0PXomtxk

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SenatorKirk: I commend President Obama and our military for Navy SEALs raid on al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia. http://wapo.st/1e1A2Cd I commend President Obama and our military for Navy SEALs raid on al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia. http://wapo.st/1e1A2Cd

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byers_brian: @RutherfordDan joins #ByersCo tomorrow morning http://wsoyam.com @RutherfordDan joins #ByersCo tomorrow morning http://wsoyam.com

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RobertFeder: This just in: Bruce DuMont to step down from @MuseumTV day-to-day operations: http://bit.ly/17aQpY5This just in: Bruce DuMont to step down from @MuseumTV day-to-day operations: http://bit.ly/17aQpY5

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QCOnline Opinion News
Chicago — A tale of two cities When outsiders think of Illinois, if they do at all, they think first of Chicago, our most visible representative. That is why the violence in the city, compared recently to that in Syria by late-night host Stephen Colbert, hurts all

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KFVS12 – KFVS12 Home
Changes to CTA, Pace fares continue with Ventra The latest changes to fare cards used by Northern Illinois public transit passengers is going into effect.

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RiverBender.com News
Enyart Votes No Calls Bill Phony Democrat Illinois U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart of Belleville is defending his decision to vote against allowing religious services in the military during the government shutdown. He was the only person in Congress to vote against the idea on…

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Opinions – Editorials
Our View: Celebrate National Newspaper Week with us Newspapers play an important role in communities across America.

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Dewitt Daily News News
University of Illinois Faculty Without Tenure Want More Security The growing number of professors at the University of Illinois who don’t have tenure want somebody besides their students to listen to them. Reports indicate adjunct faculty, instructors, lecturers and others who don’t have tenure are hoping the sch…

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Quinn To Congressional Republicans: Stop It! Workers in Illinois are being impacted by the federal shutdown. Governor Quinn says it’s hurting the state’s economy and he urges Congress to get their acts together. :rddShutNow11.mp3 Thousands of workers in Illinois have been laid…

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Google Alerts – springfield ill
Ald. Simpson: City government minority hiring numbers ‘unacceptable’ Ward 2 Ald. Gail Simpson calls the number of minorities working for Springfield city government “dismal” and “unacceptable” and is questioning why the mayor …

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Quinn’s progress lags on state contracts for veteran-owned businesses – Chicago Tribune 1 Quinn’s progress lags on state contracts for veteran-owned businessesChicago TribuneBorggren said her agency hears from small businesses that it is often hard to do business with Illinois because its big backlog of unpaid bills means it takes a long time for the state to pay vendors, a problem partly due to the state having to devote …

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mike madigan – Google News
City Hall lobbyist Filan wearing one hat too many: Dan Mihalopoulos – Chicago Sun-Times City Hall lobbyist Filan wearing one hat too many: Dan MihalopoulosChicago Sun-TimesFilan, once an aide to House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), has been both a lobbyist for City Hall and a lobbyist for those trying to get something out of City Hall for years, since Richard M. Daley was mayor. The city has paid Filan nearly $1.15 …

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illinois nonprofit – Google News
Former governor, EPA leader to speak twice at I.C. – The State Journal-Register Former governor, EPA leader to speak twice at I.C.The State Journal-RegisterJACKSONVILLE — Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the George W. Bush administration, will give two free public lectures at Illinois College in Jacksonville. At 11 …

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Google Alerts – illinois
Rauner Visits Southern Illinois Rauner, a northern Illinois buisinessman, is one of four men vying for the bid. State Treasurer Dan Rutherford and State senators Kirk Dillard and Bill Brady are …

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state journal-register – Google …
Coughing fit causes crash – The State Journal-Register Coughing fit causes crashThe State Journal-RegisterA Springfield woman crashed her vehicle into a tree Sunday morning at Jefferson and State streets while experiencing a coughing fit behind the wheel, she told police. Diana S. Deatherage, 56, of Horseshoe Drive said she was westbound on Jefferson about …

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michael madigan – Google News
Ald. Edward Burke’s tax wins cost City Hall more than $3.6 million since 2003 – Chicago Sun-Times 3 Ald. Edward Burke’s tax wins cost City Hall more than $3.6 million since 2003Chicago Sun-TimesThe Law Department says it doesn’t have the staff to step in and challenge every tax-refund lawsuit that’s filed by Burke and other clout-heavy law firms, including one headed by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Ill.). Since 2003, lawsuits have been …

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tom cullerton – Google News
Oversight of Capitol renovation limited to a few – Jacksonville Journal Courier NBC ChicagoOversight of Capitol renovation limited to a fewJacksonville Journal CourierCurrently, it is co-chaired by Tim Mapes, Clerk of the House and Madigan’s chief of staff, and Secretary of the Senate Tim Anderson, appointed by Senate President John Cullerton. The Republican appointees are Assistant Secretary of the Senate Tim …Pricey Capitol renovations had narrow oversightPricey Illinois

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Google Alerts – illinois
Zook: Illinois can be a winner – Quad Cities Online Zook: Illinois can be a winner – Quad-Cities Online is the Quad Cities leading Internet service provider offering dial in access, local news from The Dispatch and …

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Google Alerts – naomi jakobsson
Guest commentary: Now’s the time to pass Fair Tax Amendment By Naomi Jakobsson. The Illinois Policy Institute is blanketing the state with diatribes against the Fair Tax Amendment to the Illinois Constitution that would …

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Google Alerts – chicago tribune
IDOT wants feedback on Ike expansion plans More than 600 ideas the state received for expanding the Eisenhower Expressway have been pared to four options, and drivers, transit riders and highway …

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Google Alerts – emily mcasey
State Rep. McAsey: ‘We Can All Do Our Part to End Domestic … Emily McAsey is highlighting events to remind residents of those who continue to face this threat in communities across the state. McAsey, a former Will County …

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Follow-up file: Sherman board moves forward with park plans SHERMAN — The Sherman Village Board last week awarded a contract to build a 10-foot-wide, mile-long concrete bicycle and pedestrian path around the perimeter of the future site of a village park and neighboring commercial development.

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Google Alerts – illinois and capitol
Candidates should back the Illinois Redistricting Amendment ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 25 ** The Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., shown Wednesday, June 21, 2006, measures 361 feet to the top of its familiar …

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Google Alerts – illinois senate
No clear path to a deal to avert government default 2. Illinois GOP Reps. Peter Roskam, Randy Hultgren, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger and Aaron Schock head into 2014 contests in very strong positions. Sen.

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Google Alerts – www.pjstar.com
Word on the Street: Price is right, but wait may kill you Carl Asche said he isn’t sure how well the Affordable Care Act will work in the United States. For that matter, it appears he’s not sure how well …

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Google Alerts – illinois senate
Mike Madigan, John Cullerton’s law firms also profit from property … Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) is a partner in a law firm that has won more than $27.7 million in property-tax refunds in Chicago and …

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Google Alerts – education illinois
Illinois Green Ribbon Application – Illinois State Board of Education Illinois Green Ribbon School Award Program Application. Sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education. Welcome to the Illinois State Board of Education’s …

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Google Alerts – illinois house
SNAP cuts draw attention to Illinois minimum wage Today, a minimum-wage earner in Illinois makes $8.25 an hour. House Republicans cut SNAP at the federal level, so now I’m looking to my state and local …

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Google Alerts – illinois radio network
Topinkia Likes Pension Proposal By Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she likes what she has heard so far of a pension compromise proposal that …

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Drought Continues in Illinois Drought Continues in Illinois. Story by WBGZ Radio … By Jim Anderson- Illinois Radio Network. Much of Illinois is experiencing a drought.Forty-six percent of the …

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Google Alerts – state journal-register
Letter: Schock should donate his paycheck In this June 2012 photo file photo, Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., speaks at the Illinois Governor’s Mansion in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) …

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southtownstar – Google News
State considering new use for IYC-Joliet – SouthtownStar State considering new use for IYC-JolietSouthtownStarThe state is looking at using the closed Illinois Youth Center-Joliet as a facility for mentally ill prisoners, according to a spokesman for the corrections department. IYC-Joliet is not the only closed state property being eyed for potential …

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illinois lobby – Google News
Miller: Quinn’s ‘hostage taking’ is wearing thin – SouthtownStar Chicago TribuneMiller: Quinn’s ‘hostage taking’ is wearing thinSouthtownStarAnd now comes ADM, one of the oldest companies in Illinois and one of the largest companies in the nation. Quinn suggested to reporters last week that the company ought to help lobby for pension reform if it wanted its tax break. Politically speaking …Quinn: No corporate tax breaks without pension overhaul

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Google Alerts – illinois mental health
Mental Illness Awareness Week: Those who help are our assets The Wall Street Journal recently used Illinois in a front-page article as its example … Provider and advocacy agencies in Rockford are mounting a Mental Health …

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VideoTracker: List of bridges on the National Register of Historic Places in Illinois http://dlvr.it/45SH8J List of bridges on the National Register of Historic Places in Illinoishttp://dlvr.it/45SH8J

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Google Alerts – chicago sun-times
Candidates should back the Illinois Redistricting Amendment The neck-bending skyscrapers that pack Chicago’s fabled skyline are little … are at least three times shorter than the Sears Tower and John Hancock Center.

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News Democrat — Editorials
State shows its pettiness in Murray Center case It’s amazing how low the state of Illinois will stoop. Stewart Freeman, the court-appointed guardian of 24 former Murray Center residents, files a scathing report about their new living arrangements,Click to Continue »

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illinois law – Google News
Illinois Supreme Court says no prison for underage drinking – ChicagoNow Illinois Supreme Court says no prison for underage drinkingChicagoNow (blog)When I first heard this, I thought it sounded obvious. Who would send a kid to prison for underage drinking? I was surprised something like this could happen in Illinois. It’s not the norm, but it happened to a girl who was found guilty of underage …

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News-Gazette.com
Here’s how to amend state pension plan In my opinion, Gov. Pat Quinn and the General Assembly desperately want to strip previously promised pensions and benefits from state and local government retirees. The Illinois Constitution inconveniently stands in the way of their doing so. read more

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Our View: Pensions, fishing prize, Belvidere cars in editorial stew Will we finally see a pension reform bill that can pass the General Assembly? The special conference committee that has been dealing with Illinois’ worst-in-the …

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Watertown Public Opinion
Political, popular obstacles block pension changes – Us – P/O Mobile 1 image Carlos OsorioFILE – In this July 19, 2013, file photo, state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr, right, and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, address reporters during a news conference in Detroit after Orr asked a federal judge for bankruptcy protection. While no other city is expected to join Detroit in bankruptcy court anytime soon, Detroit’s bankruptcy is casting a shadow over a long l

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IllinoisReview: .@SenatorDurbin opponent .@DougTruax says he’s pro-Guatanamo, pro-life and pro-#Breaking Bad http://bit.ly/196PcmL @teriobrien #twill @GOP .@SenatorDurbin opponent .@DougTruax says he’s pro-Guatanamo, pro-life and pro-#Breaking Bad http://bit.ly/196PcmL@teriobrien #twill @GOP

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HastingsforIL: Over $97,000 raised for the cancer treatment center! #faithwalkers #beatcancer #findthecure pic.twitter.com/y2nLpm5Edc Over $97,000 raised for the cancer treatment center! #faithwalkers #beatcancer #findthecure pic.twitter.com/y2nLpm5Edc

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RonSandack: http://ow.ly/i/3lBup Emmitt. http://ow.ly/i/3lBup Emmitt.

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Repevans33: Petitions, petitions, petitions, petitions….. Petitions, petitions, petitions, petitions…..

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ilhousegop: Last week in the state of Illinois: http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/the-week-in-review-september-30-october.html?spref=tw … Last week in the state of Illinois:http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/the-week-in-review-september-30-october.html?spref=tw

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RutherfordDan: I’m live tomorrow (10/7) at 8am w/ @byers_brian, @Lindsay_Romano, & @JeffDaly3 on @wsoynews #Decatur. Tune in! #twill I’m live tomorrow (10/7) at 8am w/ @byers_brian, @Lindsay_Romano, & @JeffDaly3 on @wsoynews #Decatur. Tune in! #twill

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RepChrisWelch: I am still humbled by how many seniors showed up to the Senior Fair yesterday. They lined up 45 mins early! pic.twitter.com/kX9KRzYwrF I am still humbled by how many seniors showed up to the Senior Fair yesterday. They lined up 45 mins early!pic.twitter.com/kX9KRzYwrF

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illinois need – Google News
Cellphone drive will support shelters in need – The Southern Cellphone drive will support shelters in needThe SouthernThe $10 matching donation will benefit two shelters demonstrating significant financial need: the Cairo Women’s Shelter in southern Illinois and HOPE in northern Illinois. Each year, the Cairo Women’s Shelter and its sister agency, Guardian Family …

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US gas prices drop 14 cents over past 2 weeks – Bloomington Pantagraph US gas prices drop 14 cents over past 2 weeksBloomington PantagraphThe average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 14 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.38. Midgrade costs an average of $3.58 a gallon, and premium is …

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WPSD – News – Local
Coroner: Miner died from blunt force trauma White County Coroner Chris Marsh says a southern Illinois miner died Saturday after his vehicle overturned.

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Opinion – chicagotribune.com
Editorial: Showdown over the Illiana A ‘yes’ on the expressway is a ‘no’ on regional planningA ‘yes’ on the expressway is a ‘no’ on regional planning.

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Google Alerts – illinois house
Illinois Veterans Lobby For Gay Marriage 1 A group called Veterans Unite for Marriage is calling on the Illinois House to approve a marriage bill when it reconvenes later this month. “It is overwhelming to …

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Google Alerts – chicago tribune
Brady: Voters growing weary of Quinn’s populist … – Chicago Tribune 1 State Sen. Bill Brady , a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor, said voters have grown weary of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s populist actions …

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Romeoville Patch
State Rep. McAsey: ‘We Can All Do Our Part to End Domestic Violence’ Local residents invited to participate in "Take Back the Night" event on Oct. 10 at the DuPage Township Levy Center in Bolingbrook.

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Google Alerts – illinois senate
Connelly: Senate Week in Review – Illinois Review 1 By State Sen. Mike Connelly – SPRINGFIELD – Enrollment got underway – with some stumbles – in Illinois and across the nation Oct. 1 for the federal Affordable …

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mjzalewski: It’s early but sure looks like Bears might waste a winning effort from D. It’s early but sure looks like Bears might waste a winning effort from D.

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kylehillman: Because @danielbiss, a 2 trillion dollar hypothetical platinum coin would just be ridiculous. Now the hypothetical Rhodium coin… Because @danielbiss, a 2 trillion dollar hypothetical platinum coin would just be ridiculous. Now the hypothetical Rhodium coin…

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RutherfordDan: With all to do in our campaign for Governor, was still able to get a late morning jog in today. #twill With all to do in our campaign for Governor, was still able to get a late morning jog in today. #twill

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AndyManar: Crossing the Illinois River on the Brussels Ferry, headed to Calhoun County. http://fb.me/1yIFNZHae Crossing the Illinois River on the Brussels Ferry, headed to Calhoun County. http://fb.me/1yIFNZHae

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mjzalewski: Twitter’s aflame with Gould onside complaints. #whistlingpastthegraveyard Twitter’s aflame with Gould onside complaints. #whistlingpastthegraveyard

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Google Alerts – peoria journal star
EXCHANGE: Former inmates make positive changes Source: (Peoria) Journal Star,http://bit.ly/15ageqP. ___. Information from: Journal Star, http://pjstar.com. This is an Illinois Exchange story shared by the (Peoria) …

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IDOT_Illinois: Public hearing November 6th on engineering study to reconstruct US 34 from Sandwich to Plano: http://goo.gl/p3nJqz Public hearing November 6th on engineering study to reconstruct US 34 from Sandwich to Plano: http://goo.gl/p3nJqz

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City library to provide online tutoring to Chicago students City library to provide online tutoring to Chicago students … difficult concepts before a school test or college entrance exam, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

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illinoispolicy: American workers are now age 30 before they start earning $42,000, up from 26 years old in 1980. http://on.wsj.com/15afHYV via @WSJ American workers are now age 30 before they start earning $42,000, up from 26 years old in 1980. http://on.wsj.com/15afHYV via @WSJ

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sfornek: ‘Obama open to name change for Washington Redskins.’ Legitmate issue. But for the president? During a govt. shutdown? http://bit.ly/GGpxbr ‘Obama open to name change for Washington Redskins.’ Legitmate issue. But for the president? During a govt. shutdown?http://bit.ly/GGpxbr

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Fundraising campaign aims to shore up Urbana Adult Education Urbana Adult Education has seen "a steady decline of funding" since 2001-02, when the Illinois Community College Board took over the task of funding it.

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lahooddarin: Senator LaHood’s Weekly E-Newsletter http://tinyurl.com/n6hsh6n Senator LaHood’s Weekly E-Newsletter http://tinyurl.com/n6hsh6n

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tammyduckworth: Passing petitions for signatures for @Schneider4il10 in@ BuffaloGrove pic.twitter.com/oZwu7MCI9ZPassing petitions for signatures for @Schneider4il10 in@ BuffaloGrove pic.twitter.com/oZwu7MCI9Z

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tammyduckworth: Organic soaps at the @Lions @MtProspect farmers market. mmmm lavender rosemary. pic.twitter.com/JTi7jgH1d0 Organic soaps at the @Lions @MtProspect farmers market. mmmm lavender rosemary. pic.twitter.com/JTi7jgH1d0

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Trib_ed_board: Everyone is welcome — and encouraged — to submit a proposal. Find out how: http://trib.in/18EH6CM #planchicago Everyone is welcome — and encouraged — to submit a proposal. Find out how: http://trib.in/18EH6CM #planchicago

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Trib_ed_board: Readers, we request your help in writing a new Plan for Chicago. http://trib.in/1fQB5tc #planchiagoReaders, we request your help in writing a new Plan for Chicago. http://trib.in/1fQB5tc #planchiago

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Rockford Register Star News RSS
Deadbeat Illinois: How state’s late payment may cause shop to close ROCKFORD — Lawrence Morton is working feverishly this week to move his furniture restoration business to make room for Illinois’ $34 million reconstruction of South Main Street. INSIDE: About this series

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Google Alerts – chicago tribune
Review: Molly Ringwald tries to sing and swing in St. Charles 1 To the contrary, Ringwald reminisced warmly about the time she spent in the Chicago area filming the John Hughes movies that put her on the pop-culture map …

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RayLong: #ADM seeks tax breaks while state can’t pay its bills http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-1006-adm-folo-20131006,0,7122556.story … #TWILL #QUINN #ADM seeks tax breaks while state can’t pay its bills http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-1006-adm-folo-20131006,0,7122556.story … #TWILL #QUINN

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Science, math at heart of girls’ program A grinning Kamryn King of Bloomington, a seventh-grader at Evans Junior High School, wants to be an interior designer. She was excited about a lab in which …

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6 more charged in Chicago-area high school brawl Six more high school students are facing charges after a brawl erupted outside a high school in Chicago’s south suburbs. That brings the total number of …

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Imagine a magical guitar in your hands 1 Word got around last week that John Lennon’s guitar was up in Bau Graves’ office at the Old Town School of Folk Music and so the worshipers began to come.

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CThomasABC7: Wish I would have recorded @PoliticalEditor’s close this morning. He nailed it! #twill #pensions Wish I would have recorded @PoliticalEditor’s close this morning. He nailed it! #twill #pensions

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News-Gazette.com
Document requests are not reasonable Here is a heads up to state employees, university staff and retirees. Illinois Central Management Services has contracted with HMS, a Jeffersonville, Ind., corporation, to audit dependent health insurance coverage to prevent non-qualifying persons from receiving dependent coverage and to prevent fraud. While supportive of preventing abuse of the system, I remain troubled. read more

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Daily Herald: Chicago ER Doc on Discovery Channel | Video … Daily Herald: Chicago ER Doc on Discovery Channel.

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WHBF – More Local News
Ill. pumpkin farmers say this year’s crop is good Pumpkin farmers in Illinois say this year’s harvest is shaping up to produce a bumper crop.

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Google Alerts – education illinois
News : Illinois Conservation Foundation Releases 2014 Wall Calendar Proceeds from the sale of this calendar will support youth conservation education programs in Illinois. “The OutdoorIllinois wall calendar was extremely popular …

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Mt. Prospect Says ‘Thank You’ To Public Works Employees Mt. Prospect Public Works Director Sean Dorsey recently recognized several village employees for their years of service with the department.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Topinka encourages "The Time is Now" immigration reform protest 2 CHICAGO – Just weeks after denouncing Republican conservatives and blaming them if the IL GOP fails in 2014, Saturday morning Illinois’ State Comptroller Judy Baar-Topinka was on hand to encourage immigration reform protesters in Chicago’s Union Park. Immigration reformers’ signs…

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HastingsforIL: On October 6, 1980, Walter Payton rushed for 183 yards and the Bears beat the Bucs 23-0. We expect a similar performance today. #BearDown On October 6, 1980, Walter Payton rushed for 183 yards and the Bears beat the Bucs 23-0. We expect a similar performance today. #BearDown

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APOConnor: Today in 1818, @Shadrach_Bond commissioned first #IL #governor, #PierreMenard, lt. gov. @ALPLM. #LegisResUnit. #TIH Today in 1818, @Shadrach_Bond commissioned first #IL #governor, #PierreMenard, lt. gov. @ALPLM. #LegisResUnit. #TIH

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News-Gazette.com
Illinois GOP going all out for governorship By JIM NOWLAN Illinois Republican leaders see the 2014, nonpresidential-year elections as their opportunity to recapture the governor’s mansion (not that anyone lives there anymore) and claw back a few seats in Congress. Their chances are good. read more

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WLS Chicago News, Weather, Traffic | Chicago Area News | ABC7Chicago – abc7chicago.com
Ventra card change starts Monday for CTA, Pace riders Starting Monday, CTA and Pace riders will face a big change as the transit agencies switch over to the new Ventra payment system.

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