Today’s headlines — Friday, Oct. 11

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Davidsmeyer co-sponsoring school funding bills – Jacksonville Journal Courier
Davidsmeyer co-sponsoring school funding billsJacksonville Journal CourierC.D. Davidsmeyer, R-Jacksonville, has become a co-sponsor of three bills meant to increase accountability of the Chicago Public School system, which has received more than $230 million in overpayments from state block grants. “It’s ridiculous that …

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Renovations scheduled at Dixon Correctional Center

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Letter: Why pay out-of-state firm for Illinois retiree insurance process? And now the rocket scientists that run our state have hired an out-of-state firm to determine if retirees’ dependents are really dependents.

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Chicago Sun-Times
Rahm Emanuel has $5M in campaign fund 1.5 years before election 34 In the face of a rancorous year at the city’s helm, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has hauled in nearly $1.4 million in larger campaign donations in the last three months — and with nearly a year and half before his re-election, he already has $5 million cash on hand. Emanuel’s latest financial disclosures show he raised more than $1.1 million in contributions of $1,000 or more in the month of Se

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Our View: All should advocate for domestic violence victims October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, causing us to recognize this pernicious social ill that affects families for generations and society at large.

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Brady, Mitchell part of new House GOP leadership SPRINGFIELD — The newly chosen Republican leader of the Illinois House on Thursday named a downstate member and a suburban member as his top deputies.

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Rick Pearson Believes Settlement Could Come Over Weekend Chicago Tribune and WGN’s Rick Pearson came on The Steve Cochran Show Friday morning to share his view on the government shutdown. (Joel Wintermantle / for the Chicago Tribune)

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Macomb BOE seeks input on district’s financial future Superintendent: ‘There are no sacred cows’

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rlwindon: Excited for @IndependentMaps after hearing of @RutherfordDan’s endorsement. Just hope there are more to come. Important movement. Excited for @IndependentMaps after hearing of @RutherfordDan’s endorsement. Just hope there are more to come. Important movement.

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Bill_Brady: Yesterday @TaxFoundation released their annual report ranking Illinois near the bottom in nearly every way yet again: http://ow.ly/251rxU Yesterday @TaxFoundation released their annual report ranking Illinois near the bottom in nearly every way yet again:http://ow.ly/251rxU

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EdSullivanforIL: Eli "Cheesecake" Manning is not having a good game so far. #GOBEARS #picksix Eli "Cheesecake" Manning is not having a good game so far. #GOBEARS #picksix

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at the #Sullivan #Rotary Club meeting in #Moultrie County #IL. #twill pic.twitter.com/3iHGRwQvyTSpoke at the #Sullivan #Rotary Club meeting in #Moultrie County #IL. #twill pic.twitter.com/3iHGRwQvyT

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ILAttyGeneral: Madigan: Peoria area businessman sentenced on mail fraud and filing false tax return http://bit.ly/GSo7LdMadigan: Peoria area businessman sentenced on mail fraud and filing false tax return http://bit.ly/GSo7Ld

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danielbiss: Thank you so much to the dozens of people contributed to @IllinoisUnites at this link: https://secure.ilunites.org/page/contribute/Biss … #IL4M #twill Thank you so much to the dozens of people contributed to @IllinoisUnites at this link: https://secure.ilunites.org/page/contribute/Biss … #IL4M #twill

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IndependentMaps: More endorsements to come! RT @IllinoisReview @RutherfordDan endorses remap effort #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/19pQVFB More endorsements to come! RT @IllinoisReview @RutherfordDan endorses remap effort #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/19pQVFB

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RepBerrios: Couldn’t have started better…#seasonsoflove #Rent #Glee #RememberingCory Couldn’t have started better…#seasonsoflove #Rent #Glee #RememberingCory

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Bill_Brady: Great turnout tonight at the #MonroeCounty #GOP #Fall Dinner! #Illinois #Politics #Republican… http://instagram.com/p/fUKqhMNpL1/ Great turnout tonight at the #MonroeCounty #GOP #Fall Dinner! #Illinois #Politics #Republican… http://instagram.com/p/fUKqhMNpL1/

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ilhousegop: Check out "Chicago Timelapse Project – Windy City Nights" by @apapics on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/76293321 #Vimeo #chicagotimelapse Check out "Chicago Timelapse Project – Windy City Nights" by @apapics on Vimeo http://vimeo.com/76293321 #Vimeo #chicagotimelapse

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ilhousegop: Rep. Patti Bellock Named Deputy House Leader http://www.repbellock.com/bellock_named_deputy_house_leader … Rep. Patti Bellock Named Deputy House Leaderhttp://www.repbellock.com/bellock_named_deputy_house_leader

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ilhousegop: Mitchell reappointed to Illinois House Republican Leadership http://www.repmitchell.com/mitchell_reappointed_to_il_house_republican_leadership … Mitchell reappointed to Illinois House Republican Leadership http://www.repmitchell.com/mitchell_reappointed_to_il_house_republican_leadership

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dailyherald: Suburban haunted houses scaring up new thrills, chills http://bit.ly/GTgAf9 Suburban haunted houses scaring up new thrills, chills http://bit.ly/GTgAf9

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CST_Editorials: Sun-Times op-ed: #Gaymarriage bill preserves religious freedom. #twill http://ow.ly/pHNJo Sun-Times op-ed: #Gaymarriage bill preserves religious freedom. #twillhttp://ow.ly/pHNJo

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RutherfordDan: Spoke at the #Sullivan #Rotary Club meeting in #Moultrie County #IL. #twill pic.twitter.com/3iHGRwQvyTSpoke at the #Sullivan #Rotary Club meeting in #Moultrie County #IL. #twill pic.twitter.com/3iHGRwQvyT

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JamesEWebb: .@WBEZ has first look at big ticket tally for Chicago #speedcameras http://goo.gl/q7nsh1 . Matches early tests http://bit.ly/1gv3ZwD . .@WBEZ has first look at big ticket tally for Chicago #speedcameras http://goo.gl/q7nsh1 . Matches early testshttp://bit.ly/1gv3ZwD .

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pkadnerOctober 10, 2013 9:56PM. Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki said Monday village will announce plans next two …

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In brief: Key aide to Lisa Madigan starts private practice – Crain’s Chicago Business In brief: Key aide to Lisa Madigan starts private practiceCrain’s Chicago BusinessPaul Gaynor, former chief of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s public interest division, who was an influential force on many health care issues, including property tax exemptions for nonprofit hospitals, has opened his own law firm. Mr. Gaynor …

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Illinois groups are working together to reduce harmful algae blooms 4 PEORIA — Nitrogen and phosphorus help plants grow. … Algae blooms in the Illinois River and other waterways are examples of this type of water pollution.

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Teachers Oppose ADM Incentives The labor coalition that’s fighting the state over pension restructuring is urging lawmakers not to give money to Archer Daniels Midland. Dan Montgomery, head …

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Letter: Why not use direct mail for Illinois insurance exchange ads? As I read “State to launch $33 million advertising campaign” under Affordable Care Act, I see Illinois officials have another plan to waste millions of dollars, this …

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Legislative Help Being Sought for Sandburg Birthplace – WGIL Radio News Legislative Help Being Sought for Sandburg BirthplaceWGIL Radio News"We’re preparing legislation right now, we’ve got Don Moffitt, Norine Hammond, Senator Sullivan all behind us as well as Senator LaHood, they’ve all been very excited about what we’re doing and have been paying very close attention." Morris says …

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Sanguinetti talks about … “First of all, I served at the Illinois Attorney General’s office advising many units of government. I later went into private practice doing a lot of the same, so my …

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Education funding, pensions highlight lawmakers’ forum Don Harmon (39th), at an Oct. 7, forum with fellow lawmakers in Oak Park. "It depends on how long we are in this state, and the longer we are in it the more risk …

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Our View: Illinois incarcerates the mentally ill 1 Pat Quinn closed the Tinley Park Mental Health Center last year to save the state money, he assured everyone through his spokesfolks that no one should worry …

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Representatives Tour Decatur’s Baby TALK Since last year, funding for programs like baby talk has decreased, which is why representative Tom Cross toured the facility.Representatives Tour Decatur’s …

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Commentary: Illinois shutting down, 1 day at a time I am only observing and have no knowledge or insight, but when you look at the disappearing manufacturing landscape of Illinois, one cannot know the answer …

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jiltracy: At one of the year’s best events – the Quincy Friends of the NRA banquet. Wish me luck in the sponsor gun raffle! pic.twitter.com/FayhIb4BVC At one of the year’s best events – the Quincy Friends of the NRA banquet. Wish me luck in the sponsor gun raffle!pic.twitter.com/FayhIb4BVC

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WBEZ 91.5 Chicago
Chicago speed cameras catch 205K leadfoots in opening weeks 100+ New data show Chicago’s nascent speed camera system is already lightening the city’s lead feet, but the numbers are also prompting critics to wonder whether City Hall is in for a massive revenue windfall at taxpayers’ expense.Cameras in nine so-called “safety zones” near four Chicago parks logged 204,743 speeding violations between Aug. 26 and Oct. 3, according to data obtained through a Freedom

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KirkDillard: Great to be w/Sen. Radogno,Sen. Murphy, Sen. McConnaughay & wife Stephanie at Women for Christine Radogno in #DuPage pic.twitter.com/bvgkydDB9F Great to be w/Sen. Radogno,Sen. Murphy, Sen. McConnaughay & wife Stephanie at Women for Christine Radogno in #DuPage pic.twitter.com/bvgkydDB9F

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mjzalewski: A deal that saves the systems, reduces the payment, and raises our bond rating > pounds of flesh http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-pension-20131011,0,4539366.story … A deal that saves the systems, reduces the payment, and raises our bond rating > pounds of flesh http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-pension-20131011,0,4539366.story

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RutherfordDan: Wrapped up speaking Monroe Cty #gop in Columbia. A lot of energy for @Cardinals game tomorrowWrapped up speaking Monroe Cty #gop in Columbia. A lot of energy for @Cardinals game tomorrow

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SenatorRezin: Last night I was honored to speak at the LaSalle Co luminary event against domestic violence and sexual abuse http://ow.ly/i/3okZT Last night I was honored to speak at the LaSalle Co luminary event against domestic violence and sexual abuse http://ow.ly/i/3okZT

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MikeforIllinois: Having a great time in #Murphysboro at the #JacksonCo #Democrats Andrew Jackson Dinner tonight! Huge turnout. #twill pic.twitter.com/LfAhNuFDhv Having a great time in #Murphysboro at the #JacksonCo #Democrats Andrew Jackson Dinner tonight! Huge turnout. #twill pic.twitter.com/LfAhNuFDhv

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RutherfordDan: Good to be with friends and supporters at Meet and Greet in #Taylorville , Christian Cty. #IL #twill #ILGOP pic.twitter.com/0ONT8bNqfd Good to be with friends and supporters at Meet and Greet in #Taylorville , Christian Cty. #IL #twill #ILGOPpic.twitter.com/0ONT8bNqfd

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Illinois Democrat gives out House speaker’s phone number – Chicago Tribune Illinois Democrat gives out House speaker’s phone numberChicago Tribune¿WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Bill Enyart, a retired general from downstate Illinois, said Thursday from the House floor that his wife had gotten a call from one of her best friends, a woman he said was angry, disappointed and frightened. He said her …

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JohnFlynnRooney: 2 former Illinois assistant attorneys general started their own firm to represent clients in public matters. http://chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/10/10/Firm-10-10.aspx … 2 former Illinois assistant attorneys general started their own firm to represent clients in public matters. http://chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/10/10/Firm-10-10.aspx

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Unlawful use of weapon charge against Jereme Richmond dropped A Supreme Court ruling that cited Illinois’ lack of a concealed carry law has led to dismissal of one of the charges against former Waukegan basketball star Jereme Richmond.

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Attorney General Madigan: Peoria Area Businessman Sentenced on Charges of Filing False Tax Return and Mail Fraud
Attorney General Madigan: Peoria Area Businessman Sentenced on Charges of Filing False Tax Return and Mail Fraud10 Oct 2013 05:46 Written by Press Release Category: State Crime Reports Springfield–(ENEWSPF)–October 10, 2013. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced a Peoria area gas station owner was sentenced to federal priso

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WindyCityTimes1: With train halted, EI offers buss to Springfield marriage fally http://wct.bz/1bgLrfO With train halted, EI offers buss to Springfield marriage fallyhttp://wct.bz/1bgLrfO

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Mitchell to Host Community Shred Day – Chicago Defender Mitchell to Host Community Shred DayChicago DefenderChristian Mitchell, D-Chicago, will host a Community Shred Day on Saturday, Oct.12, in the parking lot of the Lake Meadows Shopping Center on the corner of 35th St. and King Dr., in Chicago. Mitchell is encouraging constituents to join him to take …

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kschorsch: Beefed up Chicago Maraton security douses tradition of jumping in race to support runners. http://tinyurl.com/mut5eqq Beefed up Chicago Maraton security douses tradition of jumping in race to support runners. http://tinyurl.com/mut5eqq

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WIMS AM 1420
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) will commence a 30-day public comment period on October 14, 2013 and ending November 20, 2013 to gather public comments on amendments to NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan (2040 CRP) and 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) which will add the proposed I-65 expansion and Illiana Expressway. Additionally, the public comment period encompasses a new Air Quality Conformity Analysis which includes a number of projects. LIKE WIMS on FACEBOOK to get all of the details and meeting times.

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WICS Top Stories
AG Reaches Settlement with Discount Club A $30 million settlement has been reached with a company accused of deceiving people to sign up for discount clubs in dozens of states, including Illinois.An investigation found that Connecticut-based firm Affinion Group used its many retail partners to deceptively sign consumers up for discount clubs and membership programs, offering services like credit monitoring, roadside assistance, and disco

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City Officials Unveil Welcome Sign 7 A new welcome sign and garden greets motorists as the enter the city’s south side.You’ve most likely driven by the sign heading north on Sixth Street as you enter Springfield from the south.The project was paid for by a matching grant from the Illinois Office of Tourism and the Ward Six Fund. …

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Suburban Political Recount Mike Riopell covers state government and politics from Springfield, tracking the governor, state lawmakers and courts in the state capital. Riopell previously …

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Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., says he expects fellow House Republicans to back … – BreakingNews.com 3 Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., says he expects fellow House Republicans to back …BreakingNews.comUS debt ceiling debate 2013. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., says he expects fellow House Republicans to back House Speaker Boehner’s plan for short-term debt limit increase – @Reuters. Story metadata: Submitted Oct. 10, 2013, 3:09 p.m. GMT by editor; Share …

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RutherfordDan: Annual #Pontiac chicken dinner – Mon, Oct 14, from 6-7:30pm at the Pontiac Elks Country Club, Route 116. Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/49/EventDetails.aspx … #twill Annual #Pontiac chicken dinner – Mon, Oct 14, from 6-7:30pm at the Pontiac Elks Country Club, Route 116. Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/49/EventDetails.aspx … #twill

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Our View: Rockford School Board right to hold line on tax levy

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Rep. Gutierrez: I Am A Product Of The Civil Rights Movement Nobody was arrested, but Gutierrez suspected it might have been political rivals in Chicago. Chicago was very tense politically and also racially charged.

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PatMilhizer: Lawsuit over South Loop construction accident settles for $13M. http://chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/10/10/Crane-Accident-Settlement-101013.aspx … Lawsuit over South Loop construction accident settles for $13M.http://chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/10/10/Crane-Accident-Settlement-101013.aspx

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Minnesota coach Jerry Kill on leave for epilepsy – WFSB Minnesota coach Jerry Kill on leave for epilepsyWFSB14 game against Western Illinois this year. Earlier this week, President Eric Kaler reiterated his support for Kill and his ability to handle the job. Kaler said he and Teague haven’t discussed a "Plan B" and that he believes changing coaches on a …

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IIAofIL: Thanks for making the 114th #ILConvention a success! See you in the Hotel Atrium for tonight’s reception sponsored by Pekin Insurance. Thanks for making the 114th #ILConvention a success! See you in the Hotel Atrium for tonight’s reception sponsored by Pekin Insurance.

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Andersson will seek GOP nomination for 65th District 7 GENEVA – Longtime Geneva resident Steve Andersson on Thursday announced his bid to represent the 65th District in the March 2014 Republican primary.

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Rep. Mike Fortner Tours Chicago State University Today, Representative Mike Fortner toured the Chicago State University physics department to meet with the University President and faculty and to talk with students in the physics department.

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Rep. Chad Hays Named to House Republican Leadership Team House Republican Leader-Elect Jim Durkin today announced his appointment of State Representative Chad Hays as Assistant Republican Leader; making him an integral part of the new House Republican Leadership Team. “Chad Hays has shown an extraordinary grasp of the issues, and is a truly articulate, refreshing voice on behalf of not only the citizens of the 104th district, but our entire State,” Durk

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Verschoore will run again ROCK ISLAND — State Rep. Pat Verschoore, D-MIlan, has announced that he will seek re-election to the Illinois House in 2014. Rep. Verschoore first was appointed to the House in 2003 and has since won five elections

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Opinion – chicagotribune.com
Editorial: Real decisions and no decisions Preckwinkle shows what leaders can do. Now where’s the legislature?Preckwinkle shows what leaders can do. Now where’s the legislature?

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Poe not on new House GOP leadership team 1 New House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced his leadership team Thursday, and Rep. Raymond Poe of Springfield is not on it.

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Illinois congresswoman speaks out on shutdown 1 The woman representing Illinois’ Seventeenth District says it’s time for lawmakers to stop fighting and start fixing.

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Quinn draws techy crowd at schmoozy fundraiser – Crain’s Chicago Business 1 Quinn draws techy crowd at schmoozy fundraiserCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)Mr. Tullman, the high-tech entrepreneur, introduced J.B. Pritzker, saying the Chicago venture capitalist “made a huge contribution to 1871,” the digital center for startups located at Merchandise Mart. Mr. Pritkzer followed, saying he was very …

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ilhousegop: House Republican Leader–Elect Jim Durkin announces leadership team http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/house-republican-leaderelect-jim-durkin.html?spref=tw … House Republican Leader–Elect Jim Durkin announces leadership teamhttp://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/house-republican-leaderelect-jim-durkin.html?spref=tw

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AdvocateAngela: Thank you @Dan_Brady for visiting with the staff at @AdvocateBroMenn today!! pic.twitter.com/EybFohz9v3 Thank you @Dan_Brady for visiting with the staff at @AdvocateBroMenn today!! pic.twitter.com/EybFohz9v3

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RepRobinKelly: In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month I spoke on the House Floor today #ShineTheLight http://youtu.be/QIOxKb3Zay4 In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month I spoke on the House Floor today #ShineTheLight http://youtu.be/QIOxKb3Zay4

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ILSenateGOP: As the State of Illinois welcomes additional opportunities for energy production through new techniques such as… http://fb.me/MklOEZ17 As the State of Illinois welcomes additional opportunities for energy production through new techniques such as…http://fb.me/MklOEZ17

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SheilaSimonIL: Illinois Restaurant Association agrees that equality in Illinois is good for biz and urges passage of SB 10! #IL4M, #MarriageEquality Illinois Restaurant Association agrees that equality in Illinois is good for biz and urges passage of SB 10! #IL4M, #MarriageEquality

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AdvocateBroMenn: Thank you Keith Sommer,Dan Brady,Jason Barickman,Bill Brady & Bill Mitchell! Good to see you all! @jasonbarickman @SenBillBrady @Dan_Brady Thank you Keith Sommer,Dan Brady,Jason Barickman,Bill Brady & Bill Mitchell! Good to see you all! @jasonbarickman @SenBillBrady @Dan_Brady

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ilhousegop: Latest on our Blog: House Republican Leader–Elect Jim Durkin announces Leadership Team http://goo.gl/fb/Jk0tt Latest on our Blog: House Republican Leader–Elect Jim Durkin announces Leadership Team http://goo.gl/fb/Jk0tt

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Republican congressional candidate voted in Democratic primaries – Chicago Daily Herald 9 Republican congressional candidate voted in Democratic primariesChicago Daily HeraldStephanie Kifowit of Aurora in the 2012 primary. Kifowit won her bid for Illinois House last year. Goel’s statement calls Kifowit "a fiscally conservative, lower taxes, pro-business and pro-jobs Democrat." Cook County Republican Chairman Aaron Del Mar …

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CMAP’s Bennett a Nowhere Man 1 I was stunned when I first heard what the chairman of a regional planning board had to say about Will County, calling it a “wasteland” and “Nowhere Land” during a recent public meeting on the Illiana

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Illinois First Nat’l Guard State to Hold Combatives Summit 1 The Illinois National Guard’s 129th Regional Training Institute (RTI) hosted the state’s first Modern Army Combatives Program (MACP) Instructor Summit in …

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State Rep. Bellock named first female Deputy House Minority Leader – Suburban Life Publications State Rep. Bellock named first female Deputy House Minority LeaderSuburban Life PublicationsText Size: AaAaAaAaAa. WESTMONT – State Rep. Patricia Bellock (R-Westmont) was recently appointed Deputy House Minority Leader. Named by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, Bellock will be the first woman in Illinois history to hold this position.

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NewsViewUrbana: WICD NewsChannel 15 :: News – Top Stories – People Backing Call to Reconfigure I-57/74 Interchange: http://www.wicd15.com/news/top-stories/stories/people-backing-call-reconfigure-i5774-interchange-8592.shtml?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#.UlccwG–kO8.twitter … WICD NewsChannel 15 :: News – Top Stories – People Backing Call to Reconfigure I-57/74 Interchange: http://www.wicd15.com/news/top-stories/stories/people-backing-call-reconfigure-i5774-interchange-8592.shtml?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter#.UlccwG–kO8.twitter

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Dominick`s to exit Chicago market by 2014 26 Safeway Inc. announced Thursday that it intends to exit the Chicago market, where it operates 72 Dominick’s stores, by early 2014.

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Metro East Air & Health Forum Set For Oct. 18 in Caseyville CASEYVILLE – Impacts of clean air on health and related topics will be the focus of the Metro East Air & Health Forum that will be taking place on Friday, October 18, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Community Center located at 909 Main Street in Caseyville.

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"The Office" star and Chicago native Craig Robinson busted for drugs Actor and comedian and Chicago native Craig Robinson — who once was a Chicago Public School music teacher on the South Side — was arrested for drug …

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Hays to Quinn Administration: “Unemployed workers need a job, not a toll free number” State Representative Chad Hays today said he has petitioned Governor Quinn and the Director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security to rethink a recently revealed plan to close the Danville office for unemployment assistance. Hays (R-Catlin) said persistent high unemployment proves there is a pressing need for a more – not less – active approach to matching up job seekers with available

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Bellock Named Deputy House Leader 51 WESTMONT – In an historic first and in recognition of her proven track record as a consensus-building, results-oriented legislator and expert on state budget, Medicaid and disability issues, State Rep. Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale) was appointed Deputy House Republican Leader today by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs). With the appointment, Rep. Bellock becomes the first woman to

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State Representative Mike Tryon Named Assistant Leader of House Republican Caucus 86 House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today named State Representative Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) as an Assistant Leader for the House Republican Caucus. Tryon, a State Representative since 2005, will officially assume his new duties on November 1. “It’s such an honor to be chosen for this position of responsibility,” said Tryon. “I’m looking forward to having a seat at the table

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ILLINOIS SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION : Grants Available for Illinois … The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) encourages Illinois farmers to seek … to problems through on-farm research, demonstration and education projects.

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Today’s quote * After the Illinois Restaurant Association endorsed the gay marriage bill, Illinois Review went searching for a response… David Smith of the Illinois Family Institute told Illinois Review the Chicago-based IMA [sic] doesn’t respresent all the restaurants in the state. “The bill to redefine marriage would force restaurant owners to surrender their First Amendment right to […]

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Rep. Jan Schakowsky ‘proud to join’ arrested protesters – Daily Northwestern ABC7Chicago.comRep. Jan Schakowsky ‘proud to join’ arrested protestersDaily NorthwesternJan Schakowsky of Evanston said Wednesday she was "proud to join" about 200 demonstrators arrested during an immigration reform protest in Washington, D.C.. Schakowsky was let out of police custody Tuesday night, about three hours after Capitol Police …Illinois representative Jan Schakowsky arrested

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DHStatehouse: The first Republican challenger to Democrat Tammy Duckworth has pulled Democratic primary ballots before. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20131010/news/710109782/ … The first Republican challenger to Democrat Tammy Duckworth has pulled Democratic primary ballots before. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20131010/news/710109782/

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Sangamon Co. Historical Society Offers To Help Fund Local Projects – WUIS 91.9 Sangamon Co. Historical Society Offers To Help Fund Local ProjectsWUIS 91.9WUIS News. Sean Crawford. News Director. Bill Wheelhouse. Executive Editor/WUIS Harvest Desk/State Week Host. Amanda Vinicky. Statehouse Bureau Chief. Brian Mackey. Statehouse Reporter. Peter Gray. Anchor/Reporter. Rachel Otwell. Reporter …

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IllinoisReview: Patti Bellock named new Deputy House Republican Leader #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/19qj0fY Patti Bellock named new Deputy House Republican Leader #ilgop #twillhttp://bit.ly/19qj0fY

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IllinoisReview: GOP congressional candidate accuses DuPage GOP chair of illegal endorsement #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/18SMBOc GOP congressional candidate accuses DuPage GOP chair of illegal endorsement #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/18SMBOc

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ctoner: District 227 parent promises support of 25 adult men showing up to Saturday Central/South game to keep the peace. District 227 parent promises support of 25 adult men showing up to Saturday Central/South game to keep the peace.

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Kifowit to Host Free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar AURORA, Ill. – To help empower women throughout the area, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, will host a free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar with …

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Education funding, pensions highlight lawmakers’ forum The length of the federal government’s partial shutdown may have an effect on local school districts, including Oak Park’s districts 97 and 200, say state elected officials representing the western suburb. Read More…

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2 Senator Michael Hastings "Salute to Veterans" – October 9 (Bulldog Bites) South Suburban College welcomed Illinois Veteran and State Senator Michael Hastings as the keynote speaker for a "Salute to Veterans" informational event on … From: SSC360 Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:48 More in Education

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Billionaire Koch Brothers Flip Real Estate in South Suburbs Conservative icons earn 27 percent profit on industrial park deal in University Park.

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Cardinals’ Molina brothers cherish their first shared October 10 For years, Cardinals assistant hitting coach Bengie Molina has hoped a situation would arise where he could play with one of his younger brothers Yadier or Jose.

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SJROpinions: On Lincoln’s Mind: A black soldier demands equal pay http://bit.ly/19pIAlv On Lincoln’s Mind: A black soldier demands equal pay http://bit.ly/19pIAlv

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Audit: Struggling Ill. airport again posts loss The Belleville News-Democrat reportED an audit shows the St. Clair County-owned MidAmerica St. Louis Airport last year suffered a $3.8 million loss.

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Rauner ’78 Selects Running Mate in Illinois Gubernatorial Race – Dartmouth Review Dartmouth ReviewRauner ’78 Selects Running Mate in Illinois Gubernatorial RaceDartmouth ReviewHis opponent Bill Brady, an Illinois State Senator, won all but four of Illinois 100+ counties. As the years dragged on, Governor Quinn found himself caught in a morass of difficult decisions including cutting the budget, increasing the personal income …Filling out the ticket

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BenYount: Wanna see a chubby guy talk about concealed carry? Of course you do. @ilwatchdog’s @BenYount on @KHQA http://ow.ly/pGXoT #2A #guns Wanna see a chubby guy talk about concealed carry? Of course you do. @ilwatchdog’s @BenYount on @KHQAhttp://ow.ly/pGXoT #2A #guns

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MikePuenteNews: My new sounds: Web Extra: IDOT’s Ann Schneider makes the case for the Illiana Expressway http://soundcloud.com/mike-puente-news/web-extra-idots-ann-schneider … on #SoundCloud My new sounds: Web Extra: IDOT’s Ann Schneider makes the case for the Illiana Expressway http://soundcloud.com/mike-puente-news/web-extra-idots-ann-schneider … on #SoundCloud

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edmarshallcbs2: Preckwinkle: I’ll cut $50M in (mostly health) expenses for 2014. CBS2 at 6p. Preckwinkle: I’ll cut $50M in (mostly health) expenses for 2014. CBS2 at 6p.

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CDLB: In The News: Illinois State Bar Association Family and Consumer Law Pro Bono Bootcamp is Oct. 25 http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/10/09/bvd-10-9-13.aspx … @ISBAlawyer In The News: Illinois State Bar Association Family and Consumer Law Pro Bono Bootcamp is Oct. 25 http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2013/10/09/bvd-10-9-13.aspx … @ISBAlawyer

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Chicago film fest dedicates opening night to Ebert The Chicago International Film Festival is dedicating its opening night to late film critic Roger Ebert.

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Study: Obamacare to cut Illinois’ uninsured by almost half – Crain’s Chicago Business 19 Pacific Northwest InlanderStudy: Obamacare to cut Illinois’ uninsured by almost halfCrain’s Chicago BusinessIn Illinois, more than 800,000 residents are expected to gain some form of health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, although even more people won’t be insured, according to an analysis by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which …WSJ Cherry-Picks Study To Attack Medicaid Expa

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Illinois Medicaid expansion may leave out mental-health teams – WBEZ 11 WBEZIllinois Medicaid expansion may leave out mental-health teamsWBEZAn Illinois Medicaid expansion enabled by the nation’s health-care overhaul might not cover some mental health services designed to keep people from landing in psychiatric hospitals, nursing homes and jails, WBEZ has learned. “We don’t have a final …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illinois Restaurant Association endorses gay marriage 24 It’s being reported that the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) today announced its endorsement of the re-definition of marriage and its support of SB10 – the gay marriage bill currently in the Illinois House. “As owners of small and large businesses,…

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NBC 5, Chicago Sun-Times Ask Court To Unseal Webb’s Koschman-Vanecko … – NBC Chicago 25 NBC Chicago (blog)NBC 5, Chicago Sun-Times Ask Court To Unseal Webb’s Koschman-Vanecko …NBC Chicago (blog)A grand jury will not make any new indictments in the homicide case involving Mayor Daley’s nephew. But exactly what they found won’t be released anytime soon. Carol Marin reports. Koschman Grand Jury Report Sealed · WATCH · Koschman Grand

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Will County to offer spay/neuter program throughout October – Chicago Tribune Will County to offer spay/neuter program throughout OctoberChicago Tribune“Last year’s spay and neuter program was a great success,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh. “Will County Animal Control reimbursed participating veterinarian clinics for altering 1,025 pets. This year we’ve already surpassed the 2012 total, with …

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States joining forces to scrub voter rolls More than half of states are now working in broad alliances to scrub voter rolls of millions of problematic registrations, identifying people registered in multiple states and tens of thousands of dead voters who linger on election lists.

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ilhousegop: Latest on our Blog: Mujeres Latinas en Accion working for Chicago’s Latino community http://goo.gl/fb/oORTO Latest on our Blog: Mujeres Latinas en Accion working for Chicago’s Latino community http://goo.gl/fb/oORTO

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ILSRCC: IL credit rating has been downgraded 16 times since ’03 and 5 times since ’11. We all pay for bad fiscal management. http://bit.ly/1ebaAud IL credit rating has been downgraded 16 times since ’03 and 5 times since ’11. We all pay for bad fiscal management.http://bit.ly/1ebaAud

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Major business group endorses gay marriage bill: * From a press release… Saying that it is … http://bit.ly/19lB3lJ Capitol Fax #twill Major business group endorses gay marriage bill: * From a press release… Saying that it is … http://bit.ly/19lB3lJ

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AndyManar: Sat down with WUIS’ Sean Crawford on Tuesday to talk about some of the issues facing state government, including… http://fb.me/2THyDIKKf Sat down with WUIS’ Sean Crawford on Tuesday to talk about some of the issues facing state government, including…http://fb.me/2THyDIKKf

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill “They make trouble for themselves”: * As we discussed Tuesday, Gov. Quinn issued an adminis… http://bit.ly/180YhiH Capitol Fax #twill “They make trouble for themselves”: * As we discussed Tuesday, Gov. Quinn issued an adminis… http://bit.ly/180YhiH

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Blueroomstream: Illinois Restaurant Association today announced its support for SB10, the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. Illinois Restaurant Association today announced its support for SB10, the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act.

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CoveredIllinois: It’s estimated the #ACA will cut Illinois’ uninsured by almost half. Will you be one of them? Via @CrainsChiHealth. http://bit.ly/1g2UpmW It’s estimated the #ACA will cut Illinois’ uninsured by almost half. Will you be one of them? Via @CrainsChiHealth.http://bit.ly/1g2UpmW

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ILAttyGeneral: Madigan, states announce $30 million settlement for misleading advertising http://bit.ly/1818MlP Madigan, states announce $30 million settlement for misleading advertisinghttp://bit.ly/1818MlP

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RepRobinKelly: The #shutdown is costing an average of $160 million each workday. Enough already, #JustVote The #shutdown is costing an average of $160 million each workday. Enough already, #JustVote

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Durkin Supports Tougher Gun Penalties, But Warns Of Cost 1 CHICAGO (CBS) – The new leader of Illinois House Republicans said Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push for tougher penalties for gun crimes could be a good thing, but also expensive. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports, as a former prosecutor, State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) agreed with the mayor’s goal of a mandatory three-year minimum sentence for illegal gun possession. “I pr

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IL taxpayers overpaid Chicago schools by $235 million 1 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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Governor Quinn Establishes More Fair Hiring Process by Issuing “Ban the Box” Order – New Process Will Require State Agencies to Evaluate Applicants’ Skills and Abilities Before Asking About Criminal History CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today issued an administrative order that prohibits state agencies under his jurisdiction from asking job applicants about their criminal history before beginning to evaluate the individual’s knowledge, skills and abilities. One in four adults have a criminal record that may show up on a routine background check. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s commitment

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Moylan Talks State Issues At Elk Grove Village Board Meeting State Rep. Marty Moylan (D-55th) stopped by Tuesday’s Elk Grove Village Board meeting to check in with village trustees and give a quick recap about goings-on in Springfield.

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Sanguinetti talks about why she’s qualified to step in as governor * Bruce Rauner’s running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti was asked in Quincy this week what made her qualified to be governor in case something happens to Rauner. Her response wasn’t covered locally, but here it is in full… “First of all, I served at the Illinois Attorney General’s office advising many units of government. I […]

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Fun with numbers * WICS… Governor Pat Quinn has been critical of lawmakers of not getting the job done when it comes to pension reform. Some have been critical of Quinn of not being a leader on the issue saying sometimes, he’s not even around. So is the Governor holding up his end, at least working in Springfield when […]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Rutherford endorses remap effort 11 PONTIAC – State Treasurer and 2014 GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford, signed on to a statewide effort to get a call for independent district mapping on the November 2014 ballot. "It is unimaginable in this day and age that some…

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Illinois marriage equality bill co-sponsor: ‘I believe the votes are there’ 38 Greg Harris, chief sponsor of the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, has been unwilling to commit to a vote, which could push a marriage vote to …

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Illinois Medicaid expansion may leave out mental-health teams 11 An Illinois Medicaid expansion enabled by the nation’s health-care overhaul might not cover some mental health services designed to keep people from landing in psychiatric hospitals, nursing homes and jails, WBEZ has learned.“We don’t have a final answer,” confirmed Mike Claffey, a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, which manages Medicaid in the state. “It’s n

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Preckwinkle: Other county leaders resist ideas to reduce jail costs 30 Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said her continued efforts to reduce the county’s jail population and save taxpayers millions of dollars a year are being thwarted by the county’s elected public safety leaders. "It’s very expensive to keep people in jail," she said. "Basically every actor, in my view, in the system could do more to ensure that justice is dispensed more f

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Dart: Court records in Cook County shameful 6 As the clerk of the circuit court Dorothy Brown’s office gets a hundred million dollars a year to maintain the court files in Cook County. But despite that budget and 13 years in office, Brown has been unable to wean the system off of paper.On Wednesday Sheriff Dart invited reporters into the jail to see the inefficiency first hand.“I am no longer going to sit by quietly and say, you know, you gu

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illinoispolicy: Illinois’ #pension debt has increased $17B since the state passed a "temporary" tax hike in 2011 http://illin.is/180ofTm #twill Illinois’ #pension debt has increased $17B since the state passed a "temporary" tax hike in 2011 http://illin.is/180ofTm #twill

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DavidOrmsby: Emanuel Cuts #Chicago Retiree #Healthcare Subsidy by $18 Million – http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/10/10/emanuel-cuts-chicago-retiree-healthcare-subsidy-by-18-million/ … #twill Emanuel Cuts #Chicago Retiree #Healthcare Subsidy by $18 Million –http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/10/10/emanuel-cuts-chicago-retiree-healthcare-subsidy-by-18-million/ … #twill

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GregHinz: #Preckwinkle unveils $3.2B 2014 #Cook budget with no new taxes or fees http://tinyurl.com/m8f2w72#Preckwinkle unveils $3.2B 2014 #Cook budget with no new taxes or fees http://tinyurl.com/m8f2w72

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JamesEWebb: #SpeakerMadigan’s son misses key vote on Illiana expressway by Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illiana-vote-20131010,0,2601910.story … #SpeakerMadigan’s son misses key vote on Illiana expressway by Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illiana-vote-20131010,0,2601910.story

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CTA Extending 31st Street Bus West To Cicero 8 CHICAGO (CBS) – After a 13-month test, the CTA’s board Wednesday approved permanent extension of its No. 35 31st/35th bus route along 31st Street …

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Fundraising gala to benefit first free-standing birth center in Illinois All proceeds from the event will benefit Illinois’ first free-standing birth center, … A birth center is an integrated part of the health care system that proves to be a …

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rap30: Firm being paid almost $500 mil to run Chicago mass transit farecard system. If they won’t answer questions, why have a spokeswoman? Firm being paid almost $500 mil to run Chicago mass transit farecard system. If they won’t answer questions, why have a spokeswoman?

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Quinn Spends 71% of Time in Springfield During Session Days 1 Gov. Pat Quinn has been critical of lawmakers for not getting the job done when it comes to pension reform. In turn, some have been critical of Quinn for not being a leader on the issue–saying sometimes, he’s not even around. So is the governor holding up his end, at least working in Springfield when lawmakers are in session? We asked that to Republican State Sen. …

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Durbin to headline party dinner Sunday at ISU NORMAL — U.S. Sen. Richard J. Durbin is the guest speaker for the annual McLean County Democratic Party dinner, planned for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Prairie Room at Bone Student Center on the camp…

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Moffitt receives Illinois EMS Hero Award Will continue to address needs

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Illinois high schoolers asked to make "death panel" judgements 100+ At St Joseph Ogden High School in St. Joseph Illinois, situational ethics has been updated from the classic life raft scenario to the modern death panel. According to Champion News, a high school social science class was asked to make…

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BenBradleyABC7: This is the Chicago River after Great Fire which ended this day 1871: pic.twitter.com/4a90vJIFKv via@BeschlossDC This is the Chicago River after Great Fire which ended this day 1871: pic.twitter.com/4a90vJIFKv via@BeschlossDC

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onthemedia: A judge in Illinois has ordered a http://patch.com reporter to reveal a confidential source. http://wny.cc/16TypY6 A judge in Illinois has ordered a http://patch.com reporter to reveal a confidential source. http://wny.cc/16TypY6

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Official wants assurance mentally ill ex-inmates will be treated 2 BLOOMINGTON — With tax money at stake, the McLean County Health Department has been asked for written assurances that mentally ill inmates released …

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Southern Illinois bands in concert against fracking Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment are presenting a free evening of music and guest speakers to education Southern Illinois residents …

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Sullivan & Duffy Host Annual Senior Citizens’ Health Fair Libertyville, IL…State Representative Ed Sullivan Jr. (R-Mundelein) and State Senator Dan Duffy (R-Barrington) 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. This year’s fair will feature numerous attractions. Seniors

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Davidsmeyer joins effort to improve accountability of Chicago schools receiving state block grants JACKSONVILLE –State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) this week signed on as a co-sponsor of three bills meant to increase accountability of the Chicago Public School (CPS) system, which has received more than $230 million in overpayments from state block grants.

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Illinois Voter Registration Changes 2013 National Voter Registration Event. Learn about Illinois’ new voting laws from Sen. Don Harmon and Courtney Greve, representing David Orr, Cook County Clerk. … From: LWVOPRF Views: 7 0 ratings Time: 33:55 More in News & Politics

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Unseal Koschman report, judge is urged 3 The Chicago Sun-Times and NBC5 asked a Cook County judge Thursday to unseal a special prosecutor’s report on his investigation into the 2004 death of David Koschman in a case involving a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley.

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Millikin Chooses New President Dr. Patrick White will be the 15th president of Millikin University in Decatur.White has been serving as interim president since July. Before that, he served seven years as president at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind.

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MikeforIllinois: On the road to #Carbondale this morning. Having a #collegeaffordability hearing at @siuc later today. Great to be back in #SouthernIL #twill On the road to #Carbondale this morning. Having a #collegeaffordability hearing at @siuc later today. Great to be back in #SouthernIL #twill

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ILSenateGOP: Illinois is honoring our state’s growing Hispanic population by recognizing Latino trailblazers each day of the… http://fb.me/17PKWrAHG Illinois is honoring our state’s growing Hispanic population by recognizing Latino trailblazers each day of the…http://fb.me/17PKWrAHG

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BruceRauner: Great visit to Peoria yesterday. http://bit.ly/1bIxpYK And I highly recommend a visit to @HaddadsDowntown whenever in the area. Great visit to Peoria yesterday.http://bit.ly/1bIxpYK And I highly recommend a visit to @HaddadsDowntown whenever in the area.

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RepRobinKelly: At the current rate of piecemeal bills, it would take another 32 workdays for the House to finish funding. #shutdown pic.twitter.com/wmPxVKX7p5 At the current rate of piecemeal bills, it would take another 32 workdays for the House to finish funding. #shutdownpic.twitter.com/wmPxVKX7p5

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lahooddarin: Ground Broken On Second of Three Overpasses – http://www.wgil.com/localnews.php?xnewsaction=fullnews&newsarch=102013&newsid=49 … Ground Broken On Second of Three Overpasses – http://www.wgil.com/localnews.php?xnewsaction=fullnews&newsarch=102013&newsid=49

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill From the mailbag: * I received an e-mail from John Tillman in response to my post yesterday… http://bit.ly/180zN9d Capitol Fax #twill From the mailbag: * I received an e-mail from John Tillman in response to my post yesterday… http://bit.ly/180zN9d

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RepChrisWelch: Rep. Welch and Sen. Lightford Call All Job Seekers: Construction and Trade Jobs Available! #constantcontact http://conta.cc/16xpglB Rep. Welch and Sen. Lightford Call All Job Seekers: Construction and Trade Jobs Available! #constantcontact http://conta.cc/16xpglB

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MikeforIllinois: #TBT 2006 in #Danville with @BarackObama and some good #VermilionCo #Democrats. POTUS was there for my rally. #twill pic.twitter.com/BQzNhpPWmm #TBT 2006 in #Danville with @BarackObama and some good #VermilionCo #Democrats. POTUS was there for my rally. #twill pic.twitter.com/BQzNhpPWmm

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LisaMadigan: AG Madigan sues local contractor for underpaying wages in public works project http://bit.ly/1eaWwko via @MadisonRecord #twill AG Madigan sues local contractor for underpaying wages in public works project http://bit.ly/1eaWwko via @MadisonRecord #twill

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
Major business group endorses gay marriage bill 8 * From a press release… Saying that it is “good for business” in the state, the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) today announced its strong support for the freedom to marry and urged members of the Illinois House to act quickly in passing SB10, the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. The Illinois General Assembly returns […]

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Downstate Rep. David Reis endorses Dillard-Tracy 5 OLNEY – State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) announced his endorsement of Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) and State Rep. Jil Tracy (R-Quincy) as the 2014 Republican nominees for Governor and Lt. Governor, citing a need for Dillard and Tracy ‘s…

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Moylan Talks State Issues At Elk Grove Village Board Meeting – Journal & Topics Newspapers Online Moylan Talks State Issues At Elk Grove Village Board MeetingJournal & Topics Newspapers OnlineMarty Moylan (D-55th) (right) with Mayor Craig Johnson at Tuesday’s Elk Grove Village Board meeting where Moylan discussed developments in Springfield with village trustees. Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:25 am | Updated: 10:35 am, Thu Oct 10, …

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Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar
“They make trouble for themselves” 1 * As we discussed Tuesday, Gov. Quinn issued an administrative order the other day removing a box from state job applications which indicated whether or not the applicant had been convicted of a crime. Agency employers are free to ask about applicants’ past during job interviews and are still free to conduct background checks. […]

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It’s not good, but it’s not this bad 1 * Reuters… The would-be architects of a grand bargain to solve Illinois’ $100 billion pension crisis have not met as a group for three months, and the state’s last chance to strike a deal this year is slipping away. They haven’t met as a group, but the ten-member committee has two five-member working groups which meet quite […]

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Major business group endorses gay marriage bill 8 * From a press release… Saying that it is “good for business” in the state, the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) today announced its strong support for the freedom to marry and urged members of the Illinois House to act quickly in passing SB10, the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. The Illinois General Assembly returns […]

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From the mailbag * I received an e-mail from John Tillman in response to my post yesterday about the Illinois Policy Institute’s lobbying practice… Rich, I’ve only done a cursory look so far but as far as I can tell this resolution from the state AFL-CIO on Obamacare hasn’t been released to the public yet….if it has we may have […]

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Racist rants from city employee to cost taxpayers $560,000 79 Cash-strapped Chicago will spend $560,000 to compensate women victimized by the racist and sexist behavior of a Department of Transportation honcho whose uncle is a former Northwest Side congressman.

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Elaine Nekritz – Northbrook, IL Patch
Chicago Attorney Vies to Be ‘Biggest Loser’ The 28 year old said he knew he needed to lose weight when he split his pants just before appearing in court.

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Toni Preckwinkle Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joins us to discuss some major reforms proposed in the county’s 2014 budget. Watch Preckwinkle’s budget address live here. Tags: Toni Preckwinkle

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Illinois Added 8540 Private Sector Jobs in September, According to … ROSELAND, NJ — (Marketwired) — 10/09/13 — The State of Illinois added 8,540 private sector jobs during the month of September, according to the ADP …

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From the mailbag * I received an e-mail from John Tillman in response to my post yesterday about the Illinois Policy Institute’s lobbying practice… Rich, I’ve only done a cursory look so far but as far as I can tell this resolution from the state AFL-CIO on Obamacare hasn’t been released to the public yet….if it has we may have […]

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Site offers to ‘drunk dial’ Congress 500+ The founder says his website is meant to help encourage Americans to reach out to Congress.

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Political analyst with latest on government shutdown Political Analyst Paul Lisnek joins WGN Morning News to talk latest on shutdown

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RichWronski: Amid charges of political pressure from Gov. Quinn & IDOT, planning agency rejects Illiana http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illiana-vote-20131010,0,2601910.story … Amid charges of political pressure from Gov. Quinn & IDOT, planning agency rejects Illiana http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-illiana-vote-20131010,0,2601910.story

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IllinoisReview: .@PeterRoskam to meet with Obama about government shutdown today #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/1gsXgDn.@PeterRoskam to meet with Obama about government shutdown today #ilgop #twill http://bit.ly/1gsXgDn

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JohnMTillman: RT @illinoispolicy: Our Dir. of Gov’t Reform @BrianCostin joins Riley & @ScotBertram at 8:06AM on @1440WROK http://illin.is/YDkl9K #twill RT @illinoispolicy: Our Dir. of Gov’t Reform @BrianCostin joins Riley & @ScotBertram at 8:06AM on @1440WROKhttp://illin.is/YDkl9K #twill

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Crain’s Greg Hinz says that Mayor Emanuel has been raising money for his presume… Crain’s Greg Hinz says that Mayor Emanuel has been raising money for his presumed re-election campaign "like he has a printing press stashed somewhere in his back office" — having raised well over $1 million in just one month. Who are some of his biggest contributors?Emanuel raised $1.1 million for re-election in Septemberwww.chicagobusiness.comAided by big labor, Chicago financiers and

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mrmmpeters: "Chicago is the transportation hub of America, a fact not lost on Mexican cartels" via @JasonMcGahan @ChicagoMag "Chicago is the transportation hub of America, a fact not lost on Mexican cartels" via @JasonMcGahan @ChicagoMag (http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/October-2013/Sinaloa-Cartel/ …)

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JamesEWebb: City Hall looks to get out of the mammogram business after quality questions. @ReporterHal story http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-emanuel-mammograms-1010-20131010,0,1364676.story … City Hall looks to get out of the mammogram business after quality questions. @ReporterHal story http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-emanuel-mammograms-1010-20131010,0,1364676.story

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Doors – copper or not — closing on opportunity in Illinois Back to surging momentum in early childhood education. … Voices for Illinois Children reports participation in state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs dropped …

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Illinois can stand as a lesson in government-gone-wild 5 SPRINGFIELD — If President Obama wants to see what a deadbeat government looks like, just look at Illinois. The president’s home state is the example of a …

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Illinois State Rifle Association Update on IL State’s Concealed Carry … The Illinois State Police seem to have the ball rolling in terms of getting Concealed Carry License Instructors approved and added to their lists…

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20 tornadoes recorded in Illinois so far this year Weather officials in Illinois say the state has received only a third of the number of tornadoes typically recorded during a year.

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BrianMackey: Planning official slams Gov. Quinn’s pet "highway in nowhere land" before it’s voted down. This stuff writes itself: http://youtu.be/hfWEPu0w-7w Planning official slams Gov. Quinn’s pet "highway in nowhere land" before it’s voted down. This stuff writes itself:http://youtu.be/hfWEPu0w-7w

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State Senator Chapin Rose 10/10/2013 State Senator Chapin Rose 10/10/2013: Play now!Dave and Elizabeth grill State Senator Chapin Rose about various political topics from around the state. Download Depending on your browser settings, you may have to right click the link below and select "Save Link As…" or "Save Target As…" Download now!

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deborah mell – Google News
Chicago alderman going out of state to marry partner – Chicago Tribune 4 Chicago alderman going out of state to marry partnerChicago TribuneAs alderman, Cappleman is perhaps best known for his hard-line stance against people who feed pigeons near "L" stations in the ward and pushing to outlaw loitering in bus shelters. Cappleman will join new 33rd Ward Ald. Deb Mell as council members in …

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renee kosel – Google News
Interest rising in soon-to-be vacant state House seat – SouthtownStar Interest rising in soon-to-be vacant state House seatSouthtownStarRenee Kosel (R-New Lenox). Dodge, former Orland Township Republican committeeman, said he’s received several calls of encouragement. “I’ve always been interested in this kind of public service and will make my decision in the near future,” said Dodge, …

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