Today’s headlines — Thursday, Oct. 10

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RutherfordDan: Fri, Oct 11, from 8-9am breakfast in #RichmondHeights, MO at Maggiano’s, 2 Saint Louis Galleria. Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/107/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Fri, Oct 11, from 8-9am breakfast in #RichmondHeights, MO at Maggiano’s, 2 Saint Louis Galleria. Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/107/EventDetails.aspx … #twill
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progressIL: New Bill Looks To Change State Education Grant Funding System For #CPS http://bit.ly/1abC6DE #p2 #IL #TWILL #Chicago New Bill Looks To Change State Education Grant Funding System For #CPS http://bit.ly/1abC6DE #p2 #IL #TWILL #Chicago

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KirkDillard: Talking w/ lots of friends & supporters alongside Jil Tracy at the #Sangaman Co. Board Fundraiser at… http://instagram.com/p/fRBOfAoxpf/ Talking w/ lots of friends & supporters alongside Jil Tracy at the #Sangaman Co. Board Fundraiser at… http://instagram.com/p/fRBOfAoxpf/

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at the Milton Township #GOP Oktoberfest in #DuPageCounty. pic.twitter.com/kxk0H5WmV9Spoke at the Milton Township #GOP Oktoberfest in #DuPageCounty. pic.twitter.com/kxk0H5WmV9

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MeredithVK: http://voices.suntimes.com/news/suburban-state-rep-accuses-cps-of-taking-more-than-its-share-of-state-school-grants/ … http://voices.suntimes.com/news/suburban-state-rep-accuses-cps-of-taking-more-than-its-share-of-state-school-grants/

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RepDwightKay: SPRINGFIELD: Lawmakers: Chicago schools get too much state money | Education | News Democrat http://www.bnd.com/2013/10/09/2842549/lawmakers-chicago-schools-get.html … via @twitterapi SPRINGFIELD: Lawmakers: Chicago schools get too much state money | Education | News Democrat http://www.bnd.com/2013/10/09/2842549/lawmakers-chicago-schools-get.html … via @twitterapi

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RutherfordDan: Recently spoke to the #Hinsdale #Rotary Club in @DuPageCounty. #twill pic.twitter.com/gdvCPH30bbRecently spoke to the #Hinsdale #Rotary Club in @DuPageCounty. #twill pic.twitter.com/gdvCPH30bb

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RutherfordDan: Guest speaker @ #Palatine Twp #GOP meeting.Good to see Aaron Del Mar @Palatinedist1 & @KevinMcGrane #ILGOP #twill pic.twitter.com/kumxUpbEj7 Guest speaker @ #Palatine Twp #GOP meeting.Good to see Aaron Del Mar @Palatinedist1 & @KevinMcGrane #ILGOP #twill pic.twitter.com/kumxUpbEj7

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RiverBender.com News
Much of State in Drought The drought is still going on in parts of Western and Central Illinois. “Particularly from the Quad Cities through Peoria, down here to Lincoln, and over to Monticello,” says warning coordination meteorologist Chris Miller of…

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On Lincoln’s Mind: A black soldier demands equal pay One of the more famous letters written to Lincoln during this period, James Henry Gooding’s request that United States Colored Troops (USCTs) receive the same pay as white soldiers was an example of the African American struggle for social and legal equality.

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Our Opinion: Coroner continues to restore faith in once-broken office This week’s announcement that Sangamon County soon will have a locally based, board-certified pathologist performing autopsies is overdue but welcome news.

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My Sunday News
State basketball champs in 1952, chicken champs in 2013 Jim and Nancy do not disclose the fact that they will review a restaurant before they attend, ensuring their reviews are unbiased and uninfluenced by their position with the Sun Day. One Sunday morning, Nancy and I decided to take her new Mini Cooper on a road trip to Lake Geneva. She actually let me drive it. Little did we know that they were celebrating Venetian Days, and the entire town was wal

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Ill. to sell off-highway recreation stamps Illinois officials say they will improve all-terrain vehicle recreational access by selling usage stamps beginning early next year.

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Opinions – Editorials
Our View: Analysis of state budget not shocking news An analysis of the state budget such as the one released last week by the Civic Federation hardly counts as earth-shattering news.

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News-Gazette.com
Foster has done well for Danville Danville, along with most other cities in Illinois, has faced serious economic issues as a result of the recent recession. In addition to dealing with the national economic downturn, Illinois cities have also dealt with the uncertainty surrounding the state’s financial crisis. read more

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Editorial: Quinn has hostage- taking skills down pat Pat Quinn, meet Dylan McDermott. He has a thing or two to teach about holding people captive.

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IllinoisICYMI: Illinois Dem: Americans Being Misled by Lack of Transparency on Obamacare … – PJ Media http://bit.ly/1cycffn Illinois Dem: Americans Being Misled by Lack of Transparency on Obamacare … – PJ Media http://bit.ly/1cycffn

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ILSmallBiz: [Quincy Business] Illinois doesn’t fare well against border states in business tax climate rankings http://dlvr.it/46ZKL7 [Quincy Business] Illinois doesn’t fare well against border states in business tax climate rankings http://dlvr.it/46ZKL7

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Boost in Car Sales Benefits Springfield’s Budget A recent study shows car sales in Illinois increased between 2011 and 2012. The same study shows, statewide, car sales have increased even more so far in …

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Tracy, Edgar react to Rauner Lt. Gov. selection – Quincy Journal Tracy, Edgar react to Rauner Lt. Gov. selectionQuincy JournalSPRINGFIELD-Republican Bruce Rauner’s choice of a Wheaton city councilwoman as his running mate seemed to hit a nerve Tuesday with gubernatorial rival Kirk Dillard, who until now had hoped to stake sole claim to Republican-dominated DuPage …

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Illinois Dem: Americans Being Misled by Lack of Transparency on … A House Democrat from Illinois stood by fellow members of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus on the Hill Wednesday to declare that Americans are being …

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Illinois women want to maintain momentum – KFVS Illinois women want to maintain momentumKFVSCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Last season Illinois’ women’s basketball team bounced back from back-to-back losing seasons to a 19-14 record. Maintaining that momentum could be a challenge. Illinois will start its season Nov. 8 at Bradley with a roster that …

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Will Co. workers to vote on strike authorization – SouthtownStar Will Co. workers to vote on strike authorizationSouthtownStarMembers of Will County’s largest government employees union will vote next week on giving union leaders authorization to call a strike should talks aimed at reaching a new contract hit a dead end. The voting will take place Tuesday through Thursday and …

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Illinois, country sees below-average number of tornadoes Porch stairs are all that are left of the mobile home where Ryan Mason took refuge in his bathtub before his home was rolled off its foundation and across Route …

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Chicago mayor, treasurer back microlending program The city launched the Chicago Microlending Institute in May 2012. To date, more than 110 small business owners have borrowed more than $900,000. About a …

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Officials, parents discuss sustaining Lanphier High School grant … Overall, the gathering was told, test scores and attendance numbers have improved, and the school’s performance on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test …

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Oberweis “90 percent” sure he’ll run for US Senate Jim Oberweis is everything that the Reagan Rule of 80% fights off, battles, and must destroy in image, of this elitiest, tin-ear, opportunist, who just can’t finish a …

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Voice of The Southern: At what price does Illinois retain jobs? “Archer Daniels Midland Company said Tuesday that perks Illinois gave to Sears Holdings Corp. and other companies set a precedent that ADM would like to …

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Lawmaker Promotes Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Gun Crimes By Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. With concealed carry being implemented in Illinois, State Rep. Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside) says stricter penalties for gun …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Roskam: Let’s Solve This Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-6) released the following video in answers to a constituent who is concerned about the current stalemate in Washington.

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Bernard Schoenburg: Davis, Schock distance themselves from … Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C, center, Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., right, and other conservative Republicans discuss their goal of obstructing the Affordable Care Act …

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Obama rallies House Dems Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) told me the face-to-face session was “like a family going through a difficult stressful time sitting down for dinner.” The White House invited all …

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Voice of The Southern: At what price does Illinois retain jobs? Type your thoughts about our editorials in our Comments field at http://www.thesouthern.com/opinions. If you want to see your comments in the newspaper, email …

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Google Alerts – illinois transportation
Kane panel OKs letter of intent to partner on I-88, Route 47 … … the full County Board authorize county officials to sign a letter of intent to work with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Tollway, and the village …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Wrong and unmentioned Just a couple of weeks ago the AFL-CIO passed a sharp criticism of the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as ObamaCare, in a written document at its …

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Illinois Safe Schools Alliance brunch focuses on safety The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) held its annual fundraiser, "The Alliance Brunch: On the Road" at the Chicago Cultural Center Oct. 6. Standing …

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Chicago Students Build Safe Space, Practice Restorative Justice In many cases, the organization is working to fulfill needs the Chicago Public School system doesn’t have the capacity to satisfy. Umoja envisions a model of …

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State’s top educators to be honored at banquet – The State Journal-Register State’s top educators to be honored at banquetThe State Journal-RegisterIllinois education officials will honor nearly 200 top public-school educators this month at the annual "Those Who Excel-Teacher of the Year" banquet in Normal. Those honored will include 11 Teacher of the Year finalists — one of whom will take the …District 214 Educators Excel in State Board of Education’s Award P

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Illinois Family Institute prez: Don’t give way to the ‘wicked’ marriage … Illinois Family Institute prez: Don’t give way to the ‘wicked’ marriage equality proponents: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News.

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Central Ill. Lawmakers Oppose ADM Tax Breaks Archer Daniels Midland is continuing its push to get $1.2 million a year in tax credits. The agribusiness plans to move its global headquarters out of Decatur–but wants the state to pony up to keep it in Illinois.Lawmakers whose districts cover Decatur or contain ADM employees have lashed out at the idea. …

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Mundelein Fire Chief honored by Illinois Coalition of Community Blood Centers – Mundelein Review Mundelein Fire Chief honored by Illinois Coalition of Community Blood CentersMundelein Review“The Illinois Coalition of Community Blood Centers is pleased to honor Chief Sashko for his contributions to the patients whose lives have been touched through his commitment, dedication, kindness and generosity,” said Ann McKanna, the coalition’s …

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Illinois Latino Politicians Slam Roskam For Holding Immigration Reform Hostage – Progress Illinois Illinois Latino Politicians Slam Roskam For Holding Immigration Reform HostageProgress IllinoisThe Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) has repeatedly called Roskam out for being "out of touch" with the 85 percent of Illinois voters who support a pathway to citizenship. The state’s business community is also largely in …

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Illinois Unites announces Oct. 7 Moneybomb fundraising – Windy City Times Illinois Unites announces Oct. 7 Moneybomb fundraisingWindy City TimesMike Frerichs; State Senators Heather Steans, Melinda Bush, Daniel Biss, Don Harmon, and Julie Morrison; State Representatives Scott Drury, Elaine Nekritz, Robyn Gabel, Sara Feigenholtz, and Laura Fine; Chicago Alderman James Cappleman; Cook …

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Illinois Department Of Revenue Holds Gain From Sale Of Business Illinois specifies the manner in which a taxpayer’s income is allocated or apportioned.2 Under Illinois law, nonbusiness income is allocated and business income …

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The latest with OfficeMax and staying in Illinois Soon after OfficeMax and Office Depot announced their intention to merge earlier this year, one of the biggest questions was where the company would be based. OfficeMax has about 2,000 employees at its headquarters in Naperville, in the Chicago suburbs. Office Depot is based in Florida. IPR’s Brian Mackey has an update on where things stand.

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Mundelein Fire Chief honored by Illinois Coalition of Community Blood Centers – Mundelein Review Mundelein Fire Chief honored by Illinois Coalition of Community Blood CentersMundelein ReviewIn just this past year, Sashko is credited with the collection of 3,148 donations for LifeSource, a network of donor centers in the Chicago area. The nonprofit organization nominated the chief for the award. “The Illinois Coalition of Community Blood …

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Illinois AmeriCorps Gets $7.5 Million Grant Here locally, the Illinois Public Health Association will see part of the money, along … volunteers in 29 AmeriCorps programs to better serve Illinois communities.

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Consultant: Illinois Marketplace Has Reasonable Rates Chicago-based independent consulting company Stonegate Advisors is releasing its analysis of the new Illinois healthcare marketplace. The company says …

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Emanuel announces next move in plan to shift city retirees to Obamacare Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his plan to move most retired city workers onto Obamacare would save taxpayers up to $500 million a year. But unions are fighting him in court.

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Naperville police ask parents to check Facebook contacts 2 By Daily Herald staff report … say had sexual conversations with minors on the website while pretending to be a high school student. … under the name "Mike Evans" and purported to be a 15-year-old student from St. Charles East High School.

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Monmouth looks into replacing leaf machine

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EHD taking out hundreds of Illinois deer Whitetail Deer are dropping fast in West Central Illinois, but not only by the pull of a trigger.

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Jonah Edelman talks family engagement on Education Nation … Jonah Edelman talks family engagement at Education Nation 2013 Summit.

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Editorial: You can’t be trusted The survey, designed by respected education experts at the University of Chicago, would help everyone gauge school performance and would spur school …

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Rend Lake shutdown ripples through local businesses Every day the federal government remains under a shutdown it’s costing workers hundreds of millions of dollars in lost wages.

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Chicago Sun-Times
Rahm Emanuel: ‘No increase’ in property, sales, gas taxes in ’14 2 Last week, the Chicago Sun-Times reported that Emanuel was exploring the possibility of raising the city’s tax on amusements, cigarettes, liquor and personal property lease transactions to chip away at a $338.7 million budget shortfall. New revenues are needed to close at least part of a gap that will balloon to nearly $1 billion next year without a solution to the city’s pension crisis.

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Rauner brings gubernatorial campaign, running mate to Quincy Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner came to Quincy on Wednesday to introduce his new running mate and to tell how special interests have "bought" …

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Rep. Aaron Schock Discusses the Government Shutdown on Fox News 10-8-2013: Congressman Aaron Schock joined Hannity to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing government shutdown. From: repaaronschock Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 07:08 More in News & Politics

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Rep. Kinzinger shows support for Iraqi Visa program Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) speaks on the House floor on June 14, 2013 in support of the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program, a program that provides … From: RepAdamKinzinger Views: 7 0 ratings Time: 04:01 More in News & Politics

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SenatorCollins: Senator Collins Proposes Compromise to End Shutdown http://1.usa.gov/1a1Nxh8 #mepolitics Senator Collins Proposes Compromise to End Shutdownhttp://1.usa.gov/1a1Nxh8 #mepolitics

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RepKenDunkin: Join me tomorrow at @parliament_chi , 324 W. Chicago, for my fall fundraiser! Who’s in? pic.twitter.com/ithD5TMK5x Join me tomorrow at @parliament_chi , 324 W. Chicago, for my fall fundraiser! Who’s in? pic.twitter.com/ithD5TMK5x

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ILOpportunity: ADM, who is threatening to move away from IL, says tax credits given to other companies ‘creates precedent.’ http://abcn.ws/1gqqUt9 ADM, who is threatening to move away from IL, says tax credits given to other companies ‘creates precedent.’ http://abcn.ws/1gqqUt9

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KirkDillard: Stopped by the Sievers implement dealer in #Auburn. Fantastic meeting w/ owners Jim and Gary Sievers,… http://instagram.com/p/fQaYqhoxvN/ Stopped by the Sievers implement dealer in #Auburn. Fantastic meeting w/ owners Jim and Gary Sievers,… http://instagram.com/p/fQaYqhoxvN/

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Bill_Brady: Looking forward to @CubaTownshipGOP meeting tonight with @Maria4Illinois at @McGonigal Pub in @VOBarrington! Join us at 6pm. Looking forward to @CubaTownshipGOP meeting tonight with @Maria4Illinois at @McGonigal Pub in @VOBarrington! Join us at 6pm.

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RepDwightKay: Rep. Kay Sponsors Legislation to Prevent Chicago Schools from Obtaining More Education Dollars than Metro East http://www.dwightkay.org/rep_kay_sponsors_legislation_to_prevent_chicago_schools_from_obtaining_more_education_dollars_than_metro_east … Rep. Kay Sponsors Legislation to Prevent Chicago Schools from Obtaining More Education Dollars than Metro East http://www.dwightkay.org/rep_kay_sponsors_legislation_to_prevent_chicago_schools_from_obtaining_more_education_dollars_than_metro_east

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ilpoliski: Illinois dropped 15 spots to 31st since 2011 in Tax Foundation rankings of state business tax climate. #NoMoreTaxes http://illin.is/15VcuiC Illinois dropped 15 spots to 31st since 2011 in Tax Foundation rankings of state business tax climate. #NoMoreTaxeshttp://illin.is/15VcuiC

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KirkDillard: Dropped by the Illini Club in #Springfield to visit my running mate Jil Tracy at a luncheon hosted by… http://instagram.com/p/fQhTmPoxom/ Dropped by the Illini Club in #Springfield to visit my running mate Jil Tracy at a luncheon hosted by… http://instagram.com/p/fQhTmPoxom/

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ilhousegop: Health Alliance Update from State Representative Chad Hays http://www.chadhays.net/health_alliance_update_from_state_representative_chad_hays … Health Alliance Update from State Representative Chad Hays http://www.chadhays.net/health_alliance_update_from_state_representative_chad_hays

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Illinois_Stage: Here’s a list of the top campaign contributions in Illinois so far this month http://www.elections.il.gov/CampaignDisclosure/ContributionsSearchByAllContributions.aspx?ddlContributionType=All+Types&ddlLastOnlyNameSearchType=Starts+with&txtLastOnlyName=&ddlFirstNameSearchType=Starts+with&txtFirstName=&ddlAddressSearchType=Starts+with&txtAddress=&ddlCitySearchType=Starts+with&txtCity=&ddlState=&txtZip=&txtZipThru=&ddlOccupationSearchType=Starts+with&txtOccupation=&ddlEmployerSearchType=Starts+with&txtEmployer=&txtAmount=&txtAmountThru=&txtRcvDate=10%2f1%2f2013&txtRcvDateThru=10%2f9%2f2013&ddlOrderBy=Amount+-+largest+first&ddlVendorLastOnlyName=Starts+with&txtVendorLastOnlyName=&ddlVendorFirstName=Starts+with&txtVendorFirstName=&ddlVendorAddress=Starts+with&txtVendorAddress=&ddlVendorCity=Starts+with&txtVendorCity=&ddlVendorState=&txtVendorZip=&txtVendorZipThru=&ddlPurpose=Starts+with&txtPurpose= … Here’s a list of the top campaign contributions in Illinois so far this month http://www.elections.il.gov/CampaignDisclosure/ContributionsSearchByAllContributions.aspx?ddlContributionType=All+Types&ddlLastOnlyNameSearchType=Starts+with&txtLastOnlyName=&ddlFirstNameSearchType=Starts+with&txtFirstName=&ddlAddressSearchType=Starts+with&txtAddress=&ddlCitySearchType=Starts+

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CrainsChicago: Illinois’ business tax climate ranked 31st best (or 19th worst) in the nation http://fw.to/4QqMeYB Illinois’ business tax climate ranked 31st best (or 19th worst) in the nationhttp://fw.to/4QqMeYB

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KwameRaoul: "@BarackObama: Retweet if you think it’s time to let the 800,000 furloughed workers get back to work. pic.twitter.com/ibN9O79wOP" "@BarackObama: Retweet if you think it’s time to let the 800,000 furloughed workers get back to work. pic.twitter.com/ibN9O79wOP"

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IllinoisUnites: Havah is phone banking in #Champaign because she wants her two moms to be able to marry here in #Illinois: http://bit.ly/GKgkjz #IL4M Havah is phone banking in #Champaign because she wants her two moms to be able to marry here in #Illinois: http://bit.ly/GKgkjz #IL4M

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RutherfordDan: Great attendance at Meet&Greet in Homer Glen while campaigning throughout Will Cty over the weekend. #twill #gop pic.twitter.com/3yDwt8u2eg Great attendance at Meet&Greet in Homer Glen while campaigning throughout Will Cty over the weekend. #twill #goppic.twitter.com/3yDwt8u2eg

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RepBerrios: Join Alderman Cullerton @robertmartwick and myself @PortageGrounds tonight for coffee & conversation. We’ll be here till 7 Join Alderman Cullerton @robertmartwick and myself @PortageGrounds tonight for coffee & conversation. We’ll be here till 7

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RepCheri: I spoke on the House floor again today about another constituent impacted by this irresponsible government shutdown http://bit.ly/GM4sx4 I spoke on the House floor again today about another constituent impacted by this irresponsible government shutdownhttp://bit.ly/GM4sx4

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dailyherald: #Pihos says Chicago schools get too much from state http://bit.ly/GP053D #Pihos says Chicago schools get too much from state http://bit.ly/GP053D

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RutherfordDan: W/Consul General of Argentina @Tangorider @ my Treasurer’s Office reception honoring Hispanic Heritage Month #twill pic.twitter.com/33u7T3VIvy W/Consul General of Argentina @Tangorider @ my Treasurer’s Office reception honoring Hispanic Heritage Month #twill pic.twitter.com/33u7T3VIvy

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RutherfordDan: Honored Hispanic Heritage month with a reception at my State Treasurer’s Office. #twill pic.twitter.com/XwtrIqsGL5 Honored Hispanic Heritage month with a reception at my State Treasurer’s Office. #twill pic.twitter.com/XwtrIqsGL5

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RutherfordDan: Appreciate the courtesy visit from the Consul General of South Korea at my Treasurer’s Office. #twill pic.twitter.com/upFOCySyGR Appreciate the courtesy visit from the Consul General of South Korea at my Treasurer’s Office. #twill pic.twitter.com/upFOCySyGR

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davemckinney123: Gallup: GOP favorability sinks to record low because of party’s role in government shutdown http://www.gallup.com/poll/165317/republican-party-favorability-sinks-record-low.aspx?utm_source=add_this&utm_medium=addthis.com&utm_campaign=sharing#.UlW7mfh2wXA.twitter … Gallup: GOP favorability sinks to record low because of party’s role in government shutdown http://www.gallup.com/poll/165317/republican-party-favorability-sinks-record-low.aspx?utm_source=add_this&utm_medium=addthis.com&utm_campaign=sharing#.UlW7mfh2wXA.twitter

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bschoenburg: Christine Todd Whitman speeches at Illinois College Monday and Tuesday canceled; will be rescheduled, college statement says Christine Todd Whitman speeches at Illinois College Monday and Tuesday canceled; will be rescheduled, college statement says

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MikeWSOY: Manar talks education funding & ADM during Decatur stop http://bit.ly/17oCj4I Manar talks education funding & ADM during Decatur stophttp://bit.ly/17oCj4I

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DHStatehouse: A speech from U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam from his time in the Illinois Senate during a 2004 state budget impasse. http://blogs.dailyherald.com/node/7795 A speech from U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam from his time in the Illinois Senate during a 2004 state budget impasse.http://blogs.dailyherald.com/node/7795

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kerrylester: Accidentally parked one spot over today at the Capitol…and found this on my hood. pic.twitter.com/4mmSLU70jf Accidentally parked one spot over today at the Capitol…and found this on my hood. pic.twitter.com/4mmSLU70jf

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CollegeDemsofIL: @MikeforIllinois, you don’t hear @JoinTomCross talking bout #CollegeAffordability, do ya? #WrongPriorities #twill @MikeforIllinois, you don’t hear @JoinTomCross talking bout #CollegeAffordability, do ya? #WrongPriorities #twill

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RutherfordDan: Recently spoke to the #Hinsdale #Rotary Club in @DuPageCounty. #twill pic.twitter.com/gdvCPH30bbRecently spoke to the #Hinsdale #Rotary Club in @DuPageCounty. #twill pic.twitter.com/gdvCPH30bb

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Bill_Brady: In the midst of answering questions at the @CubaTownshipGOP meeting amongst the Halloween garb of @McGonigal’s Pub http://ow.ly/i/3nGnU In the midst of answering questions at the @CubaTownshipGOP meeting amongst the Halloween garb of @McGonigal’s Pub http://ow.ly/i/3nGnU

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EdSullivanforIL: DCCC is polling 10th District. Dold v Schnieder, generic, shutdown. Not sure what they think they were going to get out of a Hard R house. DCCC is polling 10th District. Dold v Schnieder, generic, shutdown. Not sure what they think they were going to get out of a Hard R house.

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RutherfordDan: Guest speaker @ #Palatine Twp #GOP meeting.Good to see Aaron Del Mar @Palatinedist1 & @KevinMcGrane #ILGOP #twill pic.twitter.com/kumxUpbEj7 Guest speaker @ #Palatine Twp #GOP meeting.Good to see Aaron Del Mar @Palatinedist1 & @KevinMcGrane #ILGOP #twill pic.twitter.com/kumxUpbEj7

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tomdemmer: A fascinating evening with Herb Meyer, the CIA official who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union during the… http://fb.me/VYPutpow A fascinating evening with Herb Meyer, the CIA official who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union during the… http://fb.me/VYPutpow

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UPDATE: The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office is in the final stages of setup… UPDATE: The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office is in the final stages of setup for the process that will allow illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses. Gov. Pat Quinn approved the initiative in January. Do you know anyone who will benefit from the new law?Immigrant License Program Preparing to Launchwics.comThe Illinois Secretary of State’s office is getting ready to launch a massive effor

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How much will an Illinois fast-food cook pay for insurance under Obamacare? How… How much will an Illinois fast-food cook pay for insurance under Obamacare? How about a preschool teacher? Or a freelance writer?What will Obamacare coverage cost? 3 Illinois exampleswww.chicagobusiness.comThe Associated Press asked an independent consulting company, Chicago-based Stonegate Advisors, to run an analysis of Illinois rates and find the average monthly costs for three hypothetical hou

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Crain’s Greg Hinz takes a look at new federal data crunched by the Grassroots Co… Crain’s Greg Hinz takes a look at new federal data crunched by the Grassroots Collaborative and others that raises big questions about Chicago’s future and the nature of black flight. For one: How did the city’s African-American population decline 17 percent in the last decade, even as the booming downtown business district spun off tens of thousands of new jobs?Can Loop keep thriving if fewer Ch

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Hultgren Praises Fermilab for Higgs Discovery That Led to Nobel Prize Congressman’s comments on the House floor: "While this discovery has been largely credited to CERN in Europe, America has been a leading force in the fundamental science."

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Quinn’s extortion not working EXTORTION VS. NEGOTIATION How well does extortion work as a bargaining strategy in your house? It doesn’t work any better in government, though Pat Quinn keeps trying to win pension reform through hostage-taking. First casinos,

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CTA’s Ventra Snafu: You Can Use Old Cards You’ll be able to use the old magnetic-stripe cards until CTA gets the Ventra cards sorted out.

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Four Lincoln-Way Students Ace ACT Four Lincoln-Way High School District students got perfect scores on the ACT, the SouthtownStar reported.

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Governor Quinn Appoints Tim Gleason to Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board – Has Served as City Administrator for the City of Washington since 2012 CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn has appointed Tim Gleason as manager of Illinois municipalities for the Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board, which administers, regulates, and certifies all local police officer training programs in Illinois. Gleason has served as the City Administrator for the City of Washington since 2012. Today’s announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s commitment to ensuri

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Rep. Kay Sponsors Legislation to Prevent Chicago Schools from Obtaining More Education Dollars than Metro East In response to the Chicago Public School System (CPS) being overpaid by nearly $235 million in Block Grant funds for the 2011-2012 school year, State Representative Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) has co-sponsored a package of education funding accountability bills that will prohibit the overpayment from happening in the future, and ensure Chicago schools do not receive preferential treatment over Metr

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Duffy & Sullivan Host Annual Senior Citizens’ Health Fair State Senator Dan Duffy (R-Barrington) and State Representative Ed Sullivan Jr. (R-Mundelein) will host their annual senior citizens’ health fair October 18, at the Libertyville Sports Complex, 1950 N. U.S. 45 (Corner of 45 & Peterson Rd), Libertyville, IL from 9am – 12noon. The fair is free and open to the public.

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Obamacare Enrollment Begins Health insurance exchanges, a main component of the Federal Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), were launched on Oct 1. Exchanges were designed to be one-stop health insurance “malls” where qualified applicants and small business employers can purchase insurance. However, the first days of the roll out were filled with technical glitches, overloaded websites, and little access to in-person counselors

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IL taxpayers overpaid Chicago schools by $235 million Springfield, IL – In response to recent revelations that Illinois taxpayers overpaid Chicago Public Schools by $235 million in block grant funds for the 2011-2012 school year, two Central Illinois lawmakers are sponsoring a reform package to hold Chicago accountable and prohibit such an overpayment in the future.

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Rep. Moffitt Adopted for a Day Rep. Moffitt joined Rep. Dan Burke (D-Chicago) today for tours of Wyffels Hybrids in Atkinson and local Henry County farms. His visit was part of Illinois Farm Bureau’s Adopt-a-Legislator Program.

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Transportation planning agency votes against Illiana Expressway plan 2 The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning voted against adding the proposed Illiana Expressway to its long-term transportation plan on Wednesday.

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Illinois Added 8540 Private Sector Jobs in September, According to … ROSELAND, NJ, Oct 09, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — The State of Illinois added 8,540 private sector jobs during the month of September, according to …

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pkadner October 9, 2013 10:06PM. The “Battle Burbs” charity 16-inch softball game will be held Saturday Standard.

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Illinois judge gives life sentence in woman’s killing at Burger King THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 09, 2013 – 1:45 pm EDT. Share/Save/Bookmark. WAUKEGAN, Illinois — A suburban Chicago judge has sentenced a Lake …

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State Rep. Pihos: "Chicago schools get too much state grant money" 1 SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Sandy Pihos is proposing doing away with a unique arrangement under which Chicago Public Schools received $235 million more in state grant money in a single school year than it would have if it were held…

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Republicans rib Braley over towels in House gym The reporter cited an Illinois congressman’s call for furloughing employees working in the gym members of the House use. “They must not have been down to …

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Bill Keck to seek GOP nomination for 50th District SUGAR GROVE – Retired Kane County auditor William Keck has announced he will join the race to fill the vacancy to be left by Kay Hatcher in the Illinois House …

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State Rep. McAuliffe tours East Leyden, Maine South high schools State Representative Michael McAuliffe (R-20) visits Maine South High School … Michael McAuliffe began a tour of local high schools on Oct. 1, including East …

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Hultgren congratulates Fermilab scientists on Nobel Prize in physics WASHINGTON DC — Wednesday, U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) congratulated Fermilab scientists who played a key role in advancing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs boson. This week scientists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, who developed…

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Tammy Duckworth Reunited With Army Medic Who Saved Her Life – Huffington Post 7 Tammy Duckworth Reunited With Army Medic Who Saved Her LifeHuffington PostWASHINGTON — Scott Gillis sat in the House balcony on Thursday, watching a speech by Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.). The last time Gillis had seen her, she was unconscious, bleeding profusely and in need of life-saving surgery. Gillis was one of the …

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Cook County Judges Pay $1 a Month for Health Insurance By Madeleine Doubek | Reboot Illinois Did you know that Cook County Circuit Court judges have been paying less than $1 a month for their health insurance?

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State Rep: Same-sex marriage must go through Illinois Senate … Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) said as written the proposed legislation would need 71 votes to pass the Illinois House, since it’s taken up after May 30th and has an …

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Register Star debuting new website Register Star debuting new website Thursday … A Seat at the Table is the blog of the Rockford Register Star and rrstar.com editorial team. The rrstar.com

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State Senator Daniel Biss hosts Affordable Care Act discussion "On October 13, State Senator Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) will host the fourth of six monthly discussions in his 2013 Critical Issues Series. A forum titled ‘The …

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Trout Fishing Illegal in Cook County Until Oct. 19 No Fishing (Yet!): Forest Preserve is restocking fishing spots in preparation for rainbow trout season.

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State Rep. Ed Sullivan announces re-election bid “The 2014 election promises to be an important moment in the history of Illinois, with new leadership in the House Republican Organization and the race for the …

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Illinois Hunter Safety Education instructors honored The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has presented Safety Education Service Recognition Awards to Kenneth Walters of Ashland for thirty-five …

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Prescription drugs abuse growing in Iowa and Illinois More education, and continue for more legislation. Iowa and Illinois both passed a bill that would allow a doctor to check a database that lists recent drugs that …

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Niles Mulls Marijuana Facilities A vote on the issue is expected next month. The Illinois General Assembly and Governor Pat Quinn recently legalized marijuana for medical use.

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State Job Applications No Longer Ask About Criminal History Pat Quinn’s order to "Ban the Box" and remove the part of job applications that asks … Quinn recently issued an executive order banning state agencies from …

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Rep. Nekritz Provides Online Resources for Affordable Care Act … NORTHBROOK – State Rep. Elaine Nekritz wants constituents in her district to know where they can get answers online about the new Affordable Care Act.

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City Awarded Grant To Plant Trees The city was recently awarded a $115,200 federal grant through the Illinois Transportation Program for new trees along the Rand Road corridor between Central …

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Lawmaker Proposes Changes to Chicago School Funding An Illinois lawmaker wants to change the way Chicago public schools get state grant money for things like transportation, special education, and nutrition.

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Illinois Readies First SRF Deal in Nearly a Decade The Illinois Finance Authority is readying an up to $175 million issue that will mark the first borrowing under an expanded $1 billion state revolving fund loan …

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City red tape trips up downtown mural project A 35-by-35-foot mural showcasing the downtown farmers market on Adams Street that was expected to be completed this month is being pushed back until next spring. Supporters of the mural project maintain that the city is erecting an 11th-hour roadblock, while city officials argue they’re just making sure the rules are being followed.

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Illinois, country sees below-average number of tornadoes Although their number and destructive power fluctuates wildly, 2013 is looking to be a good year for Illinois and much of the nation as far as tornadoes are concerned.

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Most laid-off Illinois workers back after shutdown Pat Quinn’s budget office says most state workers whose salaries are paid by federal … the Illinois Department of Employment Security and Labor Department.

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WJOL: CMAP Board Says No to Supporting Illiana Expressway; Another Key Vote Next Week http://tri.io/kv3s CMAP Board Says No to Supporting Illiana Expressway; Another Key Vote Next Week http://tri.io/kv3s

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Video: Bruce Rauner says he doesn’t need Springfield experience to … At a news conference on Tuesday venture capitalist and GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner told reporters it’s irrelevant that he’s never served in state …

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2 Illinois banks help test cardless ATMs NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Imagine getting cash out of an ATM without using a debit card. Just like using a “remote control for the ATM,” you will soon be able …

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State Rep. Ken Dunkin at marriage equality discussion part 3 Illinois Unites for Marriage tonight hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary "The New Black" at the Chicago Urban League Oct. 8, 2013. The docume… From: Tracy Baim Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:23 More in Nonprofits & Activism

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State Rep. Ken Dunkin at marriage equality discussion part 1 Illinois Unites for Marriage tonight hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary "The New Black" at the Chicago Urban League Oct. 8, 2013. The docume… From: Tracy Baim Views: 1 1 ratings Time: 04:50 More in Nonprofits & Activism

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WANDTVDoug: Thanks to Congressman @RodneyDavis State Reps Bill Mitchell & Jill Tracy for joining us on Busboom & Wolfe TALK 101 Thanks to Congressman @RodneyDavis State Reps Bill Mitchell & Jill Tracy for joining us on Busboom & Wolfe TALK 101

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IllinoisReview: Records show 8th CD GOP candidate Manju Goel votes Democrat, doesn’t live in district #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/16xqRYK Records show 8th CD GOP candidate Manju Goel votes Democrat, doesn’t live in district #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/16xqRYK

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tracyswartz: BREAKING: @cta reverses course, allowing Chicago Card riders to reload cards, buy disposable cards in stations for "several" weeks. BREAKING: @cta reverses course, allowing Chicago Card riders to reload cards, buy disposable cards in stations for "several" weeks.

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kerrylester: Judge says Murray Home case can move forward. @AP #twill http://www.whbf.com/story/23647243/judge-says-murray-home-case-can-move-forward … Judge says Murray Home case can move forward. @AP #twill http://www.whbf.com/story/23647243/judge-says-murray-home-case-can-move-forward

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Women still face gender bias in math, science fields 5 A recent article in the New York Times asking and then answering the perpetual question, "Why are there still so few women in science?" should be required reading for anyone who believes that gender bias in higher math and science fields no longer exists. Author Eileen Pollack—who was one of the first women to receive a bachelor of science degree in physics at Yale in 1978— writes that e

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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day in Chicago, Oct. 17 National Latino AIDS Awareness Day in Chicago, Oct. 17 … unite the Hispanic/Latino community to raise awareness of HIV, promote HIV testing, prevention and …

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Chicago proposal could kill BYOB restaurants and more Dry precincts would be drier than ever if an ordinance the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety approved Thursday passes the whole council. “Oh, my God!

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Central Counties Health Centers Breaks Ground on Expansion Congratulations to Central Counties Health Centers (CCHC) as they break ground on their new wing. As a provider of medical and dental services to the under-served residents of central IL, the addition will provide additional exam rooms, a community room, and full-service, on-site pharmacy. The CCHC serves over 17,000 patients annually!

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Hastings to host paper, electronics recycling event Do you have old documents, bills and correspondence to dispose of? What about cables, printers or other out of use computer-related devices you no longer need? Senator Michael Hastings is sponsoring a Paper Shred & Electronnics Recycling Event at his district office in Matteson on October 26. Read more below, and let us help you responsibly and safely dispose of these items.

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Senator Hastings walks to end cancer in “Walk for Hope” HOMEWOOD – On Sunday, Senator Michael Hastings (D–Orland Park) joined hundreds of cancer survivors, family members and friends for the Walk of Hope, a charity walk to raise money for childhood cancer research.Hastings provided the opening remarks at the walk and noted that funding research is important to discovering new treatment methods. “The Centers for Disease Control estimate doctors are diag

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Illinois introduces Green Schools Award Program Illinois State Board of Education has launched the Illinois Green Ribbon Schools Award program.

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StatehouseChick: Would rather see taxpayer funded, accountable, results-oriented, focused, limited congressional travel program than this free-for-all. Would rather see taxpayer funded, accountable, results-oriented, focused, limited congressional travel program than this free-for-all.

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StatehouseChick: Let’s give a quick call to #FEC to see if campaign funds can be spent on travel. Oh… wait… http://www.fec.gov/general/shutdown_notice.shtml … Let’s give a quick call to #FEC to see if campaign funds can be spent on travel. Oh… wait… http://www.fec.gov/general/shutdown_notice.shtml

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StatehouseChick: Go to @EricZorn blog & watch #SNL "Fix it!" Never gets old. #shutdown #deficit #immigration #Medicare #fixeverything http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/ … Go to @EricZorn blog & watch #SNL "Fix it!" Never gets old. #shutdown #deficit #immigration #Medicare #fixeverything http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/

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rosalindrossi: #Ventra reversal: #CTA’s Claypool resurrects magnetic-stripe cards; still can be bought til Ventra call centers are tripled. #Ventra reversal: #CTA’s Claypool resurrects magnetic-stripe cards; still can be bought til Ventra call centers are tripled.

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Semi Crashes into Train Near Buffalo A semi crashed into a train this morning near Buffalo. Luckily, nobody was injured.Just before 7:30 this morning, a semi carrying grain was going northbound on Route 36 and Carpenter Road when it struck an eastbound train.The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office said an investigation into the case is ongoing. …

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Oberweis “90 percent” sure he’ll run for US Senate – The Capitol Fax Blog Oberweis “90 percent” sure he’ll run for US SenateThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Jim Oberweis told Illinois Review he’s leaning heavily toward running for US Senate against Dick Durbin… (T)he state senator (and former statewide candidate) told us he is “90% in” when it comes to actually making the run. He said he would make a …

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Rep. Danny Davis: I’m going to keep my salary – WLS Rep. Danny Davis: I’m going to keep my salaryWLSDanny Davis "Oh, I’m going to keep mine because I’m going to pay my rent. I’m going to pay my mortgage, I’m going to buy gasoline, I’m going to buy food," Davis told the John Kass and Lauren Cohn Show on 89 WLS. "I’m not a wealthy person. Never have …

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Lawmaker Against Unemployment Office Changes DECATUR-It used to be if you had a question about unemployment benefits you’d come to the Decatur Unemployment office on Pershing. Not anymore. Now, because of budget cuts, you call a 1-800 number with

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DonHarmonIL: U.S. Supreme Court has started hearing another case that could have serious implications for campaign finance laws http://bit.ly/1cvFteO U.S. Supreme Court has started hearing another case that could have serious implications for campaign finance lawshttp://bit.ly/1cvFteO

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SenatorVanPelt: Looking for employment? There is a UNITE HERE Local 1 job event this Saturday, 9am-1 pm. 218 S. Wabash http://www.unitehere1.org/2013/10/jobs-event-at-local-1/ … Looking for employment? There is a UNITE HERE Local 1 job event this Saturday, 9am-1 pm. 218 S. Wabash http://www.unitehere1.org/2013/10/jobs-event-at-local-1/

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MikeforIllinois: Happy to have attended the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership’s Class of 2013 graduation last week. http://oururbantimes.com/resident-news/two-local-women-part-illinois-womens-institute-leaderships-class-2013 … #twill Happy to have attended the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership’s Class of 2013 graduation last week. http://oururbantimes.com/resident-news/two-local-women-part-illinois-womens-institute-leaderships-class-2013 … #twill

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill More of the same DC crud: * The Hill… A liberal group is launching ads targeting vulnerable… http://bit.ly/1bbKF3L Capitol Fax #twill More of the same DC crud: * The Hill… A liberal group is launching ads targeting vulnerable… http://bit.ly/1bbKF3L

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chicityclerk: #timeisnow: Make immigration reform a priority w @RepBerrios, @AldermanSolis @Ald_Reboyras @Fioretti2ndWard @icirr. pic.twitter.com/q70MKYZCU6 #timeisnow: Make immigration reform a priority w @RepBerrios, @AldermanSolis @Ald_Reboyras @Fioretti2ndWard @icirr. pic.twitter.com/q70MKYZCU6

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MikeforIllinois: No one should be discouraged from attending 1 of our universities or community colleges due to financial need, http://thesouthern.com/news/local/siu/frerichs-to-hold-college-affordability-hearing-thursday/article_f9eac696-309e-11e3-91ec-0019bb2963f4.html … #twill No one should be discouraged from attending 1 of our universities or community colleges due to financial need, http://thesouthern.com/news/local/siu/frerichs-to-hold-college-affordability-hearing-thursday/article_f9eac696-309e-11e3-91ec-0019bb2963f4.html … #twill

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Dan_Brady: State retiree insurance verification deadline extended amid government shutdown. http://ow.ly/pEubs State retiree insurance verification deadline extended amid government shutdown. http://ow.ly/pEubs

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IllinoisUnites: Tell lawmakers that #ILCantWait! Show why you believe in the freedom to marry. Snap a photo & upload: http://ilunites.org/ILCantWait #IL4M Tell lawmakers that #ILCantWait! Show why you believe in the freedom to marry. Snap a photo & upload:http://ilunites.org/ILCantWait #IL4M

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KirkDillard: Here in beautiful downtown Auburn talking with Joe Michelich, the managing editor at South County… http://instagram.com/p/fQRw6XoxiH/ Here in beautiful downtown Auburn talking with Joe Michelich, the managing editor at South County… http://instagram.com/p/fQRw6XoxiH/

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Lawmaker: Chicago schools get too much state money A 1996 law made CPS the only Illinois district that automatically can claim a certain percentage of state education dollars to spend at its own discretion. All other …

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Downstate sites picked for immigrant driver’s licenses The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office is wrapping up planning for the new law, in which people who are in the United States illegally will have the opportunity to …

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Indiana trounces Illinois in business climate rankings The state’s business tax climate dropped one notch to 31st place in the Tax Foundation’s annual rankings, while Indiana displaced Texas among the ten best.

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Illinois marriage court hearings resume Hearings resumed Oct. 8 in the lawsuit brought against the county clerk’s office last year on behalf of same-sex Cook County couples wishing to marry.

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Illinois Safe Schools Alliance brunch focuses on safety The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) held its annual fundraiser, "The Alliance Brunch: On the Road" at the Chicago Cultural Center Oct. 6. Standing …

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Illinois American Water Awards Approximately $72975 through 2013 … Belleville, Ill. (Oct. 8. 2013) – Approximately $72,975 will be awarded to 75 fire departments through Illinois American Water’s 2013 Firefighter Grant Program.

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Please join us for the RNC’s "Getting Ready To Run" women’s networking workshop… Please join us for the RNC’s "Getting Ready To Run" women’s networking workshop on Oct 18th in Rosemont, IL. Details here: http://bit.ly/1hCaLyA"Getting Ready to Run" Workshop in Chicago with RNC Co-Chairman Sharon Daywww.weareillinois.orgRNC Co-Chairman Sharon Day invites all Republican women to join her in the next Blackboard to Blacktop: "Getting Ready To Run" wo

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Good news for business. Good news for business.Court rules Cook County use tax illegalwww.chicagobusiness.comBusiness wins a lower-court fight against a controversial tax on goods bought outside the county, but the county will appeal.

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Heating Your Home to Cost More This Winter More than 90 percent of homeowners in the U.S. will see higher heating expenses this year.

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U.S. Rep Schakowsky Joins Morning Show After Arrest Along with other members of Congress, Representatives Luis Gutierrez and Janice Schakowsky of Illinois were arrested during an immigration protest on Tuesday. Rep. Schakowsky came on The Steve Cochran Show Wednesday morning. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune)

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APOConnor: Today in 1818, #IL #GeneralAssembly by joint ballot elects first #SupremeCourt; did so until 1848. @illinoiscourts #LegisResUnit #TIH Today in 1818, #IL #GeneralAssembly by joint ballot elects first #SupremeCourt; did so until 1848. @illinoiscourts #LegisResUnit #TIH

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Ill. State Health Director participates in ‘National Walk to School Day’ Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Harsbrouk celebrated National Walk to School Day by walking with his daughter.

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Granite City attorney suspended over forgeries in bankruptcy cases THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 09, 2013 – 8:47 am EDT. Share/Save/Bookmark. GRANITE CITY, Illinois — A southwestern Illinois attorney is being …

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Southern Illinois alderman accused of sexual abuse, kidnapping THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 09, 2013 – 10:17 am EDT. Share/Save/Bookmark. MURPYSBORO, Illinois — A southern Illinois alderman is in jail after …

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Watch out for the quiet ones * Yesterday’s blog post about Illinois House candidate Richard Chapman’s pledge to oppose Sharia Law resulted in quite a bit of mocking in comments. For instance… The Wing Nut wing of the Republican Party! * But, in reality, Chapman has been a quiet, moderate, work-a-day mayor of Shorewood… Ask Mayor Rick Chapman what Shorewood means to him, […]

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Mike Ditka Still Regrets Not Preventing Obama’s Presidency – The Atlantic Wire 1 The Atlantic WireMike Ditka Still Regrets Not Preventing Obama’s PresidencyThe Atlantic WirePhilip Bump 11:25 AM ET. Former Bears coach Mike Ditka identifies his decision not to run for Senate in Illinois in 2004 the "biggest mistake he’s ever made," given that he could have ended Obama’s political career, maybe. It offers a tantalizing …

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Shrinking the Illinois Senate 1 By Brian Costin – With 42,336 elected officials as of 1992, Illinois has nearly 12,000 more state and local elected politicians than any other state. Amazingly, with this unprecedented wealth of legislators Illinois hasn’t been able to adequately address some…

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Security Upgraded for Sunday’s 2013 Chicago Marathon Security changes this year will affect runners as well as spectators.

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REBEL MEDIA: Madigan, McClain enjoying Italy – Quincy Journal REBEL MEDIA: Madigan, McClain enjoying ItalyQuincy Journal (blog)From House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, to state Rep. John Bradley, D-Marion, some lawmakers are either out of their offices for personal business or on vacation as the clock ticks down on the start of the Oct. 22 fall veto session. Information …

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More like this, please * Rick Pearson’s story on the unveiling of Bruce Rauner’s new running mate is an absolute must-read. On Rauner’s refusal to say where he stood on the proposed ADM tax break… While comfortable ripping the governor for a “lack of leadership,” Rauner acknowledged he didn’t know enough about the Decatur-based agribusiness giant’s tax break request to […]

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Illinois ranks 31st in new tax climate report 3 WASHINGTON – The tax climate of Illinois ranked 31st this year out of all 50 states, according to a new report by the Tax Foundation. The Prairie State fell one place from 2013 in the 2014 State Business Tax Climate…

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Illinois Unites announces Oct. 7 Moneybomb fundraising – Windy City Times Illinois Unites announces Oct. 7 Moneybomb fundraisingWindy City TimesMike Frerichs; State Senators Heather Steans, Melinda Bush, Daniel Biss, Don Harmon, and Julie Morrison; State Representatives Scott Drury, Elaine Nekritz, Robyn Gabel, Sara Feigenholtz, and Laura Fine; Chicago Alderman James Cappleman; Cook …

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Create a mentoring program Here is my plan on addressing family struggles: I suggest the city of Chicago create a … And this is what has occurred, the able and educated have left and the …

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Fundraiser Planned To Help Green Oak Officer Fighting Cancer 10/9/13 – A Green Oak Township Police officer battling lymphoma will get some help next weekend from a fundraiser organized by his fellow officers. The “Help …

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

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Google Alerts – springfield il
Lawmaker: Chicago schools get too much state money SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — An Illinois lawmaker wants to change the way Chicago Public Schools gets state grant money for transportation, special education, and …

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mortontimesnews.com
Pizza party at the Governor’s Mansion

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Newspapers an essential part of community’s healthy news diet

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Rep. Elaine Nekritz « CBS Chicago
School Board Members Spar During Meeting To Address Student Brawl CHICAGO (CBS) – A special school board meeting to address last week’s fight between rival high schools in Rich Township got a little testy itself on Tuesday. WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty reports Rich Township High School District 227 board members held a special meeting Tuesday night to hire someone to explore what led to a brawl between students at Rich South and Rich Central high schools. Instea

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NBC Chicago – Top Stories
Rauner’s Taking a Risk with Untested Running Mate In announcing Wheaton City Councilwoman Evelyn Sanguinetti as his lieutenant governor pick Tuesday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner seems to be doubling down on an outsider strategy in his campaign. It’s a risky move, and one not certain to pay off. Clearly, she has a fascinating life story. Sanguinetti, 42, served as assistant attorney general under then-Attorney General Jim Ryan

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illinois education – Google News
Illinois Charters Grapple with Bureaucracy, Unions – Budget & Tax News Illinois Charters Grapple with Bureaucracy, UnionsBudget & Tax NewsHe said when he has pressured state legislators to expand charter schools beyond Chicago they often respond that they are receiving money from the Illinois Education Association and don’t want to fight the statewide union. “It’s hard to get legislators …

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News Democrat — Metro-east news
Metro no longer will accept pennies for bus fare Leave your pennies at home if you plan to use them to pay for a ride on Metro buses.Click to Continue »

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AndyManar: Disagree; big differences w/ unprecedented circumstances ADM: Past Tax Breaks Set Precedent for Illinois Bill http://wtax.com/local/adm-past-tax-breaks-set-precedent-for-illinois-bill/ … Disagree; big differences w/ unprecedented circumstances ADM: Past Tax Breaks Set Precedent for Illinois Bill http://wtax.com/local/adm-past-tax-breaks-set-precedent-for-illinois-bill/

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AndyForSenate: We hope you will join us for a reception honoring Andy on Monday, October 21st from 5:30-7:30pm at Maldaner’s,… http://fb.me/6wOZJoTFE We hope you will join us for a reception honoring Andy on Monday, October 21st from 5:30-7:30pm at Maldaner’s,…http://fb.me/6wOZJoTFE

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RutherfordDan: Join me Mon, Oct 14, 6-7:30pm for our #Pontiac chicken dinner @ Pontiac Elks Country Club, Route 116. Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/49/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Join me Mon, Oct 14, 6-7:30pm for our #Pontiac chicken dinner @ Pontiac Elks Country Club, Route 116. Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/49/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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SenatorVanPelt: Keepin’ It Real Forum, October 30th, 7pm-9pm, Noble Charter School, 1012 N. Noble pic.twitter.com/Jo1Veaf3rs Keepin’ It Real Forum, October 30th, 7pm-9pm, Noble Charter School, 1012 N. Noble pic.twitter.com/Jo1Veaf3rs

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natashakorecki: U.S. Rep. Bill Foster of IL to John Boehner: #Shutdown ‘essential’ Congressional spa http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/u-s-rep-bill-foster-to-boehner-shut-down-essential-congressional-spa/ … via @suntimes U.S. Rep. Bill Foster of IL to John Boehner: #Shutdown ‘essential’ Congressional spa http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/u-s-rep-bill-foster-to-boehner-shut-down-essential-congressional-spa/ … via @suntimes

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SenBillBrady: My latest Capitol Commentary http://brady.senategop.org/Media/News/NewsDetails/tabid/102/nid/825/r/1/Default.aspx … My latest Capitol Commentaryhttp://brady.senategop.org/Media/News/NewsDetails/tabid/102/nid/825/r/1/Default.aspx

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RonSandack: I was recently interviewed on WDCB about my bill to close loopholes in the State’s bidding process and about the… http://fb.me/30Aj6go7O I was recently interviewed on WDCB about my bill to close loopholes in the State’s bidding process and about the…http://fb.me/30Aj6go7O

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"alerts/3147772339806010973" via Ryan
Gerrymandering isn’t new to Illinois We have seen the effect of gerrymandering political maps in Illinois and what it does to government. Now, we’re seeing the same practice have the same effect …

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RayLong: Illiana road faces Rahmbo appointees in opposition of green light http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illiana-crucial-vote-20131009,0,1790238.story … @richwronski #Illiana #Rahmbo Illiana road faces Rahmbo appointees in opposition of green light http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illiana-crucial-vote-20131009,0,1790238.story … @richwronski #Illiana #Rahmbo

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RayLong: #Schakowsky is most-frequent flier among congressional delegation http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-copngress-foreign-travel-promo-20131008,0,4726782.story … Air Schakowsky exposed by @KatherineSkiba #twill#Schakowsky is most-frequent flier among congressional delegation http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-copngress-foreign-travel-promo-20131008,0,4726782.story … Air Schakowsky exposed by @KatherineSkiba #twill

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RayLong: #Rauner dodges again, this time on #ADM, picks Wheaton official for lite guv http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-rauner-picks-wheaton-city-council-member-as-running-mate-20131008,0,7365108.story … #twill Dillard only 1 w known quantity #Rauner dodges again, this time on #ADM, picks Wheaton official for lite guvhttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-rauner-picks-wheaton-city-council-member-as-running-mate-20131008,0,7365108.story … #twill Dillard only 1 w known quantity

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bill brady – Google News
Tom Kacich: Incumbent faces fine line before ’14 election – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Tom Kacich: Incumbent faces fine line before ’14 electionChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette(Bill) Brady comes up with it by running hard right and then he’s got to realign for the general election. The problem is if you’ve got an opponent who will call you out on it and say you’re a flip-flopper and you can’t trust him." And Callis, Mooney …

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Search Results – The Quad-City Times
Lane closures today on U.S. 30 The Iowa Department of Transportation reports there will be alternating lane closures on westbound U.S. 30 between U.S. 61 and county road Y62 near DeWitt until 5 p.m.

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