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RonSandack: From 7:15 to about 8:15 tonight I’m hosting a tele-town hall. Tweet your questions to me here or @Ron4Illinois & use the hashtag #Ron4IL
From 7:15 to about 8:15 tonight I’m hosting a tele-town hall. Tweet your questions to me here or @Ron4Illinois & use the hashtag #Ron4IL

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mtpaprocki: .@KirkDillard says he’s tested & the best candidate to force IL to live within its means. bottom line: we must become a destination economy. .@KirkDillard says he’s tested & the best candidate to force IL to live within its means. bottom line: we must become a destination economy.

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tammyduckworth: With @SenatorKirk @JMLSChicago VetsLegalAsstClinic We’re comparing leg camo patterns: Army versus Navy pic.twitter.com/CLLhJgGeSt 34 With @SenatorKirk @JMLSChicago VetsLegalAsstClinic We’re comparing leg camo patterns: Army versus Navypic.twitter.com/CLLhJgGeSt

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KirkDillard: Stopped by campaign headquarters this evening to thank our awesome WIU Delta Sig volunteers,thanks for all your help pic.twitter.com/OjCuSg2rEx Stopped by campaign headquarters this evening to thank our awesome WIU Delta Sig volunteers,thanks for all your help pic.twitter.com/OjCuSg2rEx

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ilhousegop: Latest on our Blog: Meet the New Chief Justice of Illinois Supreme Court: Rita Garman http://goo.gl/fb/Cbbt8Latest on our Blog: Meet the New Chief Justice of Illinois Supreme Court: Rita Garman http://goo.gl/fb/Cbbt8

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tomdemmer: Yesterday, I spoke with the residents of Heritage Square senior center in the afternoon and held a town hall… http://fb.me/12ceQnWVC Yesterday, I spoke with the residents of Heritage Square senior center in the afternoon and held a town hall… http://fb.me/12ceQnWVC

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ilhousegop: Rep. Dwight Kay: No pensions for convicted public officials: http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/rep-dwight-kay-no-pensions-for.html?spref=tw … Rep. Dwight Kay: No pensions for convicted public officials: http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/10/rep-dwight-kay-no-pensions-for.html?spref=tw

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Manier elected to statewide municipal league Washington Mayor Gary Manier was named one of 36 vice presidents for the Illinois Municipal League during the league’s annual conference Oct. 19 in Chicago.

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Another view: Cheap Trick deserves call from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Rockford Register Star: The list of bands and musicians who are not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is as prestigious — if not more so — than some who have been so honored.

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Voice of the Southern: Ask the bigger question about prison funding Gov. Pat Quinn is asking the General Assembly for an extra $221 million, saying the cash is needed to finish out the remainder of the fiscal year.

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Free program about health insurance options URBANA – Residents of Edgar, Champaign, Douglas, Piatt and Vermilion Counties have an opportunity to receive firsthand, unbiased information about the Affordable Care Act.

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The Rock River Times
Illinois Conservation Foundation to release 2014 wall calendar

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Katherine Dunham Museum awarded grant, but needs money to pay power bill – Belleville News Democrat Katherine Dunham Museum awarded grant, but needs money to pay power billBelleville News DemocratBackstrom on Tuesday accepted the $100,000 grant from the Illinois Building Fund, which is earmarked specifically for infrastructure of the museum. The grant was presented by state Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, D-East St. Louis. Backstrom said the grant will …

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Negotiations Expected on New Gun Bill – Alton Daily News Alton Daily NewsNegotiations Expected on New Gun BillAlton Daily News… which would impose the stiffer sentence, was supposed to be called for a committee vote last week. The sponsor pulled it over concerns voiced by the National Rifle Association and pro-gun lawmakers, such as State Rep. Brandon W. Phelps (D-Harrisburg).

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Letters: Opposing views on gay marriage in Illinois A rally and march for marriage equality took place in and around the Illinois State Capitol … For example, under the criminal law, different crimes receive different …

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Another view: Illinois gun law proposal way over the top – The State Journal-Register Another view: Illinois gun law proposal way over the topThe State Journal-RegisterGetting tough on gun law violations is not necessarily getting smart, as legislation pending in Springfield demonstrates. Chicago holds the unfortunate status as the murder capital of the United States, and the city’s political heavyweights — Mayor …

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Rend Lake men’s basketball ranked No. 1 headed into season – The Southern Rend Lake men’s basketball ranked No. 1 headed into seasonThe Southern1 headed into seasonBY LES WINKELER, The Southern The Southern. 1 hour ago • BY LES WINKELER, The Southern · (0) Comments. Rend Lake, the defending NJCAA Division II national basketball champion, has been ranked No. 1 in the preseason poll.

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Revamped School Report Cards set for release Thursday In the Springfield School District, Anne Morris, coordinator of teaching and learning, research, testing and evaluation, said the revised report cards are a needed …

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Pat Quinn is not a "practicing" Catholic – Chicago Tribune Pat Quinn is not a "practicing" CatholicChicago TribuneIn Monique Garcia’s Wednesday article, (“Illinois gay marriage vote unlikely,” News, Oct. 23) she refers to Gov. Pat Quinn as a practicing Roman Catholic. Obviously she doesn’t know what one is, nor does Quinn. One cannot go against the teachings of …

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Robbins residents discuss legal options against project – SouthtownStar Robbins residents discuss legal options against projectSouthtownStarBobby Rush (D-1st) met with Robbins residents Tuesday night to answer legal questions and offer possible strategy concerning a controversial and massive project that would include a limestone quarry and mine in the small town. “You gotta get to the …

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Illinois gun advocate says ISRA ‘not buying Rahm’s bill’ Responding to yesterday’s report in Capitol Fax that anti-gun Chicago Mayor Rahm … Association and Illinois State Rifle Association, the ISRA executive director …

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Conroy to Offer Information Session on Changes to Persons with … Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, and Secretary of State Jesse White’s office are partnering to offer an open forum to inform residents about changes to Illinois’ Persons …

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Logan Co. economic development leader sought 2013-10-29T21:30:00Z Logan Co. economic development leader soughtBy Kevin Barlow | kbarlow@Pantagraph.com pantagraph.com. 5 minutes ago • By …

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Urlacher to speak at Schock event The Peoria Republican is going beyond the usual list of big-name politicos to kick off his re-election bid for a fourth term, however. His featured guest at the Nov.

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Durbin Still Pursuing Immigration Reform By Jim Anderson – Illinois Radio Network. Immigration reform may be elusive, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says. Durbin likes the measure that the Senate …

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Schools Lack Technology Upgrades, Says ISBE Chair By Jim Anderson – Illinois Radio Network … He says the situation is dire: Only 25 percent of Illinois public schools have the infrastructure for online learning, and …

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Adopted Legislator visits Fulton County Farm Bureau (FCFB) Adopted Legislator Kelly Burke (D-36) made a stop in Fulton County on her return trip to Springfield for the General …

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Sherman Keeps Video Gambling For Now Things could have been worse for video gambling supporters. … Every week "Illinois Central" brings you the stories about the people in Central Illinois, from area …

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Comptroller on Pension Crisis Illinois Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka The state comptroller says the pension problem should be called a “crisis.” Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) …

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Pensions, budget dominate Demmer town hall Mary Gilbert of Dixon is retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections. She worries about the status of her pension and the free health care insurance she …

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The Daily Northwestern
Evanston theater to show first-ever film rated NC-17 Evanston’s only movie theater will start showing its first-ever film rated NC-17 on Friday. Cinemark Century Theatre, 1715 Maple Ave., will begin screening "Blue is the Warmest Color," a romantic drama that has been cheered by critics for its depictions of same-sex relationships. The French film’s long, graphic sex scenes helped earned it the explicit rating, which does not allow theater

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mrmmpeters: "The real question for municipalities like Springfield is: How long can we hang on?" My @WSJ story on pension costs. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303471004579163602529729442?mod=WSJ_hpsMIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsSecond …"The real question for municipalities like Springfield is: How long can we hang on?" My @WSJ story on pension costs. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303471004579163602529729442?mod=WSJ_hpsMIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsSecond

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Cardinals use social media while grounded on broken plane to Boston [ooyala code="5sZG5qZzrAQqvGY-Klg0k_FoomJj5MIi" player_id="c660b791c3704ff69d4162d7adb7c4a1"] ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Cardinals charter flight to Boston for Game 6 of the World Series was grounded due to a mechanical problem on the plane. They remained on the broken plane for seven hours while a replacement plane was being sent. It came from Atlanta and arrived at Lambert ar

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davemckinney123: Madigan: "Only thing" his circulators did "is work to provide for their families while exercising their constitutional right" to back Dems. Madigan: "Only thing" his circulators did "is work to provide for their families while exercising their constitutional right" to back Dems.

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Illinois Department of Transportation’s Facebook Wall
Governor Pat Quinn, Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider and state… Governor Pat Quinn, Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider and state and local leaders today broke ground on the Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project – the largest roadway project in the state and one of the largest in the nation. The $3.4 billion project includes 17 miles of new toll roads and 15 new or improved interchanges and will bring needed congestion relief, reduced travel time

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Republicans select Rodney Davis to run in 13th Congressional District
Sherman board affirms video gaming — for now SHERMAN — The Sherman Village Board voted Tuesday to go ahead in allowing video gambling — on an interim basis — with the village president saying it was necessary to protect Sherman from a potential lawsuit.

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kirk dillard – Social Mention
Kirk on the Campaign Trail October 29, 2013 at 07:24PM Kirk on the campaign trail via Instagramift.tt/1dKLo0j

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kirk dillard – Social Mention
Just heard on Joe Walsh radio show WIND 560 AM. Illinois Republican Governor candidate Kirk Dillard was just asked if he supports Common Core. Here is his answer: "I do NOT support Common Core. I do not want a federal involvements in schools. I believe in local control."

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kirk dillard – Social Mention
Kirk Dillard is bragging about getting so many newspaper endorsements. I tend to not vote for candidates endorsed by IL’s liberal media.

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RepBerrios: Great Job Northwest Side Housing, Reinberg School, parents & children that participated pic.twitter.com/e5cYQpYfRE Great Job Northwest Side Housing, Reinberg School, parents & children that participated pic.twitter.com/e5cYQpYfRE

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KirkDillard: I’m live in studio w/ @Rep_JoeWalsh on @AM560TheAnswer! Tune in & listen as we discuss how to #MakeILworkagain pic.twitter.com/DBGSp5wKCq I’m live in studio w/ @Rep_JoeWalsh on @AM560TheAnswer! Tune in & listen as we discuss how to #MakeILworkagain pic.twitter.com/DBGSp5wKCq

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BarackObama: Welcome back, @DRose. #BullsNation 78 Welcome back, @DRose. #BullsNation

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RonSandack: Hosting a Tele-Town Hall right now. Call (855)-756-7520 Ext.23050# if you want to join in on the conversation. Hosting a Tele-Town Hall right now. Call (855)-756-7520 Ext.23050# if you want to join in on the conversation.

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repalriley: Happy to support Laurie Summers along with labor org’s for Will County Treasurer. pic.twitter.com/fnuPJyZNVC Happy to support Laurie Summers along with labor org’s for Will County Treasurer. pic.twitter.com/fnuPJyZNVC

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HastingsforIL: If you see something, say something — please contact OHPD at (708) 349-4434 if you have any information. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news%2Flocal&id=9305711 … If you see something, say something — please contact OHPD at (708) 349-4434 if you have any information. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news%2Flocal&id=9305711

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MikeKienzler: Ouch. Spfld pension probs get big play on WSJ. Copy hed and google to read story: "Pension Pinch Busts City Budgets" Ouch. Spfld pension probs get big play on WSJ. Copy hed and google to read story: "Pension Pinch Busts City Budgets"

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rosalindrossi: #SpeedingTickets in Chicago, surrounding counties drop by 25% btwn 2010 & 2012, Sun-Times finds. http://bit.ly/HoSXfc #SpeedingTickets in Chicago, surrounding counties drop by 25% btwn 2010 & 2012, Sun-Times finds. http://bit.ly/HoSXfc

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Fred Klonsky — Illinois retirees already paid for retirement Fred Klonsky is a prolific Chicagoland blogger. He blogs about simple rules like those of playground justice. If you pay once for something (like retirement), you shouldn’t be asked to pay… From: heartlandmedia Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 21:09 More in News & Politics

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kylehillman: Sec. White, President Cullerton lay out new protocols for TVDLs (AUDIO) http://bit.ly/1dKhzwS by @ILSendems #twill Sec. White, President Cullerton lay out new protocols for TVDLs (AUDIO) http://bit.ly/1dKhzwS by @ILSendems #twill

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AM560TheAnswer: Were talking to @kirkdillard starting at 6 have a question we’ll get you #TheAnswer #560gov Were talking to @kirkdillard starting at 6 have a question we’ll get you #TheAnswer #560gov

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PetrellaReports: Video gambling could be on the way out in Sherman: http://bit.ly/1dmA9bE Video gambling could be on the way out in Sherman: http://bit.ly/1dmA9bE

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CompTopinka: Check us out! We did our first ever statewide media webinar today about #THEWAREHOUSE. Thanks to everyone who joined! pic.twitter.com/jlDOkGAhAE Check us out! We did our first ever statewide media webinar today about #THEWAREHOUSE. Thanks to everyone who joined! pic.twitter.com/jlDOkGAhAE

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RepBillFoster: Thanks Tina Higgins from Plainfield, IL for a great discussion about #autism diagnosis & treatment. pic.twitter.com/b6RYRysmBC Thanks Tina Higgins from Plainfield, IL for a great discussion about #autism diagnosis & treatment. pic.twitter.com/b6RYRysmBC

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SenatorKirk: Great to see my old friend Andy Traver, the new director of @USNavy NCIS. pic.twitter.com/pxB4da4MZ8Great to see my old friend Andy Traver, the new director of @USNavy NCIS. pic.twitter.com/pxB4da4MZ8

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RepKellyCassidy: Join Oak Street Health for health literacy month series: 1pm on 10/30- Importance of engaged primary care physician pic.twitter.com/NORlPoAhtx Join Oak Street Health for health literacy month series: 1pm on 10/30- Importance of engaged primary care physician pic.twitter.com/NORlPoAhtx

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RepBerrios: Polish Film Festival of America in #Chicago Nov. 8-24. http://Pffamerica.com Polish Film Festival of America in #Chicago Nov. 8-24. http://Pffamerica.com

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RonSandack: Tonight from approx. 7:15 pm. until approx. 8:15 pm., I’ll be hosting a tele-town hall meeting. This event is… http://fb.me/1tjDmsjQn Tonight from approx. 7:15 pm. until approx. 8:15 pm., I’ll be hosting a tele-town hall meeting. This event is… http://fb.me/1tjDmsjQn

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tedcoxchicago: Before Illinois #mandatoryminimums, first implement prison reform, says think tank. http://dnain.fo/1f2hLp1 Before Illinois #mandatoryminimums, first implement prison reform, says think tank. http://dnain.fo/1f2hLp1

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afscme31: Will County, Larry Walsh charged with breaking state labor law http://progressillinois.com/news/content/2013/10/29/afscme-files-charges-against-will-county-over-state-labor-laws … #twill #1u Will County, Larry Walsh charged with breaking state labor lawhttp://progressillinois.com/news/content/2013/10/29/afscme-files-charges-against-will-county-over-state-labor-laws … #twill #1u

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mtpaprocki: We need to get our spending and our fiscal house back in order. A Republican CAN be elected governor in Illinois #twill @AM560TheAnswer We need to get our spending and our fiscal house back in order. A Republican CAN be elected governor in Illinois #twill @AM560TheAnswer

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mtpaprocki: Tune in now to @AM560TheAnswer. I’m about to be on with @WalshFreedom discussing the state of Illinois’ 2014 gubernatorial race #twill Tune in now to @AM560TheAnswer. I’m about to be on with @WalshFreedom discussing the state of Illinois’ 2014 gubernatorial race #twill

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mtpaprocki: .@KirkDillard says he’d abolish the office of lieutenant gov. b/c in reality, the gov.’s chief of staff is really the lt. gov #twill .@KirkDillard says he’d abolish the office of lieutenant gov. b/c in reality, the gov.’s chief of staff is really the lt. gov #twill

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Who is Pat Quinn now? That Pat Quinn wasn’t ashamed to take a position. Apparently, that’s not the case anymore. And his habits are rubbing off on the aides reporting to him. Today …

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lisa madigan – Social Mention
Again, Thank you Lisa Madigan…always working to protect US A simple online search for adoption turns up dozens of ads by for-profit agencies promising "a beautiful newborn" and a process that is "easier than you think."

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governor quinn – Social Mention
Dear Governor Quinn, You sir, are an asshat. I wish you would leave public office forever. Along with all the rest of the Illinois political class, you put yourself before the People. Please, just go away.

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judy baar topinka – Social Mention
New website feature not campaign related, Topinka says State Journal-Register – Found 3 hours agoComptroller Judy Baar Topinka Tuesday said a new local government financial data feature on her website should not be considered a campaign event.

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Topinka: Supplemental needed to pay back wages to workers State Journal-Register – Found 2 hours ago… pay they are owed, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said Tuesday. ?I think you?ll probably have to have a supplemental appropriation,? Topinka …

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Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks To Visit White House President Barack Obama is getting a visit from his hometown hockey team. Obama has invited the Chicago Blackhawks to the White House next Monday to celebrate their latest Stanley Cup victory. While in

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Pinckneyville Mardi Gras 50/50 Prize Still Unclaimed 36 PINCKNEYVILLE — If you were at the Pinckneyville Mardi Gras celebration over the weekend, you could be a winner.

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Peoria Public Radio
Environmental groups weigh-in on Bartonville coal plant pollution The State Pollution Control Board should reject a request to extend the timeline for pollution controls at a Bartonville coal plant. That’s the message from local and state environmental groups for the Edwards coal-plant in Bartonville. Houston-based power producer Dynegy is buying five Illinois coal plants from Ameren, including the Edwards facility. Kady McFadden is with the Sierra Club. She

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Sen. Manar Called "Principal" For a Day He’s run for state office, and debated in-depth legislation with some of the state’s top politicians. But today, state Sen. Andy Manar may have tackled his biggest challenge yet.The Macoupin County Democrat was Principal for the Day at Pana Junior High. …

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Chicago Sun-Times
Madigan accuses BGA’s Andy Shaw of ‘agenda to imugn the Democratic Party’ 33 SPRINGFIELD — Stung by a weekend report on foot soldiers in his political army, House Speaker Michael Madigan delivered a harsh counter punch against a government watchdog group and its head, former broadcaster Andy Shaw, for engaging in a campaign to “impugn the Democratic Party.” Madigan sent a letter on Democratic Party of Illinois letterhead to the 71-member House Democratic caucus and to

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Congress Set to Discuss Farm Bill WSIL — Congress is tackling the renewal of the Farm Bill this week.

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SIU Professor Researching "Smart Grid" Privacy Concerns 6 CARBONDALE — Illinois power companies are investing billions of dollars to upgrade the state’s electric system. A new "Smart Grid" will allow meters on homes and businesses to communicate with the utility companies. However, one local professor is researching how that information could be abused.

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Peoria to name intersection after Ray LaHood The City of Peoria is naming the Main and Monroe Street intersection after one of its most notable residents. The naming will honor former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood next week.

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WREX – 13 News Headlines
Illinois nation’s top pumpkin producer When it comes to pumpkin production, Illinois smashes the competition.

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IlliniCare Health Plan and Aetna Better Health of Illinois Join Forces with … – Wall Street Journal IlliniCare Health Plan and Aetna Better Health of Illinois Join Forces with …Wall Street JournalThrough a collaborative effort, IlliniCare Health Plan and Aetna Better Health of Illinois are working closely with the Illinois Department of HealthCare and Family Services and the Department of Public Health to ensure women in all communities have …

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Roundtable is planned to address ‘Education Funding in Illinois’ 34 “Education Funding in Illinois: A Roundtable Discussion” will be held at 7PM on Tues., Nov. 12, at the City of Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. The …

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Bost co-sponsors bill he says will protect local school funds from … 83 Mike Bost will ensure Southern Illinois schools aren’t given the shaft financially in favor of Chicago area schools, he says. The "School Funding Accountability …

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Report: Pension Crisis Risks Crippling Illinois – Washington Free Beacon 21 Report: Pension Crisis Risks Crippling IllinoisWashington Free BeaconIllinois pays six-figure salaries to nearly 5,000 teachers who will not set foot in a classroom this year via the state’s beleaguered pension system, according to a new study. Lawrence Wyllie, former superintendent of the Lincoln-Way school system …Hole grows deeper for Illinois teachers’ pension fund

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Editorial: Detroit’s lesson for Chicago – Chicago Tribune Editorial: Detroit’s lesson for ChicagoChicago TribuneIllinois — and Chicago in particular — pay attention to Detroit’s predicament. Chicago or other Illinois cities and towns may someday find themselves in the same situation as Detroit: Like Illinois, Michigan has a state constitution that protects …

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In the News ~ Oct. 29 – Illinois Education Association Editorial – If you are a parent of a school-age child, you may have heard of the “Common Core,” an ambitious set of learning standards adopted by 45 states, …

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Illinois Files Suit Against Online Adoption Agency The agency has said that because its online ads don’t originate in Illinois, it is not bound by the state’s law. Still, the move could test the Internet’s expanding …

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Sente provides Halloween safety tips "Vernon Hills, Ill. –State Representative Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, participated in Vernon Hills Park District’s Fall Fest on Friday evening and is reminding area …

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Editorial: Public-private partnerships may help bridge the skills gap By State Journal-Register. More Content Now … No matter how you slice it, unemployment remains a problem in the United States in general. Job growth from …

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Local Musician Needs Votes to Win Metal Guitar God Contest Guitarist and Lincoln-Way Central alumnus Matt Motto needs local support to get past Stage 2 of the Metal Guitar God 2013 contest.

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Conference On Former Gov. Otto Kerner Saturday By Sean Crawford · Enlarge image. Credit wikepedia. Former Gov. Otto Kerner. Few people these days can tell you much about former Illinois Governor Otto …

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Rep. Duckworth helps launch FUSE in District 54 – Chicago Tribune Rep. Duckworth helps launch FUSE in District 54Chicago TribuneStudents and staff at Addams Junior High School in Schaumburg welcomed U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth on Oct. 25 as District 54 formally launched its FUSE programs in partnership with Northwestern University’s Office of STEM Education Partnerships.

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Lake Forest Resident to Seek Lake County Clerk Job Carla Wyckoff, an assistant state’s attorney for Lake County, said she will run for clerk in the 2014 primary election.

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Roskam: “Can you understand the level of frustration?” 23 By Mike Riopell. U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam Roskam questioned Medicare chief Marilyn Tanner at a committee hearing Tuesday over a Hoffman Estates woman …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Ted Cruz quotes Illinois Review in stand-your-ground debate with Dick Durbin 73 WASHINGTON – At U.S. Senator Richard "Dick" Durbin’s "Stand-Your-Ground" hearing on Tuesday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) read from an Illinois Review story (HERE) about how State Sen. Barack Obama actually supported legislation that strengthened Illinois’ stand-your-ground law. As evidence that…

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Crystal Lake finance director leaves for state pension system CRYSTAL LAKE – Mark Nannini’s Monday is going to bring about a $30.9 billion difference from his typical work day.

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Romeoville Patch
State Rep. McAsey Urges Families to Take Precautions on Halloween "By just remembering these important suggestions, we can make sure that our children are able to make lasting memories," says State Rep. Emily McAsey.

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Illinois Issues blog
Food stamp benefits set to drop this week By Jamey DunnStarting this Friday, Illinois residents who receive federal food assistance benefits will take a hit to their grocery budgets.Benefits for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) were temporarily increased under the federal stimulus package in 2009. That increase of almost 14 percent is set to roll back on November 1. Nationally, the reduction will be about $5 billion in

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How much do you know about Gov. Kerner? How much do you know about Gov. Kerner?Conference On Former Gov. Otto Kerner Saturdaywuis.orgFew people these days can tell you much about former Illinois Governor Otto Kerner other than he spent time in prison. But there was more to the man who

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BenYount: On @ILWatchdog Radio: Sky not falling cause food stamp spending is+ the Day of Dead & Obamacare, and tix to Restore IL. 4-5 on @Cities929 On @ILWatchdog Radio: Sky not falling cause food stamp spending is+ the Day of Dead & Obamacare, and tix to Restore IL. 4-5 on @Cities929

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kirk dillard – Social Mention
Brady outlines ‘New Direction’ at Elmhurst College Chicago Daily Herald – Found 1 hour agoKirk Dillard, as well as state representatives Dennis Reboletti and Jeanne Ives, and political commentator Dan Proft.

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illinoiscourts: Chief Justice Rita B. Garman to Administer Oath to New Attorneys in Springfield http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Media/PressRel/2013/102913_2.pdf … Chief Justice Rita B. Garman to Administer Oath to New Attorneys in Springfield http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Media/PressRel/2013/102913_2.pdf

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WLS-Channel 7 re-embraces "Eyewitness News" – Chicago Business Journal WLS-Channel 7 re-embraces "Eyewitness News"Chicago Business JournalAnd ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7 General Manager John Idler no doubt hopes to tap into that nostalgic bent among many of the city’s old-timers by reintroducing "Eyewitness News," the station’s former iconic newscast marketing tagline and product identifier.

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Tom Arnold coming to Springfield Tom Arnold coming to Springfield – Springfield, IL – The State Journal-Register · Home · News · Obituaries · Opinion · Sports · Photo/Video · Entertainment …

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Antioch students sickened by medication 200+ Ten students from Antioch Upper Grade School were transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, for ingesting an unknown prescription drug.

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SenatorDurbin: It’s time for Congress to take a hard look at #StandYourGround laws It’s time for Congress to take a hard look at #StandYourGround laws

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SenatorDurbin: Prosecutors across the country oppose #StandYourGround laws Prosecutors across the country oppose #StandYourGround laws

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debmell: Thank you Liz RT @Lizlibby: @33rdWard @DebMell Thanks to the alderman and her staff for working on that problem building on N. Christiana. Thank you Liz RT @Lizlibby: @33rdWard @DebMell Thanks to the alderman and her staff for working on that problem building on N. Christiana.

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CollegeDemsofIL: Our fundraiser with @SheilaSimonIL is sponsored by @LisaMadigan and the Great Plains Laborers. More info | http://ow.ly/qi73Q #twill Our fundraiser with @SheilaSimonIL is sponsored by @LisaMadigan and the Great Plains Laborers. More info | http://ow.ly/qi73Q #twill

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RepDwightKay: Over 150 attended last nights concealed carry event in Edwardsville http://www.dwightkay.org/over_150_attend_edwardsville_concealed_carry_seminar … pic.twitter.com/WqsQPZvKlZ Over 150 attended last nights concealed carry event in Edwardsvillehttp://www.dwightkay.org/over_150_attend_edwardsville_concealed_carry_seminarpic.twitter.com/WqsQPZvKlZ

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * As long ago as July (maybe earlier), rumors were circulating that Go… http://bit.ly/1dmDKq8 Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * As long ago as July (maybe earlier), rumors were circulating that Go… http://bit.ly/1dmDKq8

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PSimonInstitute: Concerned with fracking? Check out the results via our latest poll release of the Southern Illinois Poll!… http://fb.me/1TeAVUZYy Concerned with fracking? Check out the results via our latest poll release of the Southern Illinois Poll!… http://fb.me/1TeAVUZYy

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Barrington Upholds Video Gambling Ban Video gaming went live about a year ago in Illinois and hundreds of video gaming terminals are now up and running in restaurants and businesses throughout …

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Roundtable is planned to address ‘Education Funding in Illinois’ 36 “Education Funding in Illinois: A Roundtable Discussion” will be held at 7PM on Tues., Nov. 12, at the City of Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St. The …

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Rev. Jesse Jackson honored as son heads off to jail The event is going old-school this year, with longtime corporate supporters serving as … 9 event at the Chicago Hilton is Louis Gossett Jr., who won an Academy …

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Editorial: Key to beating bullying may be confidence in yourself The tragic suicide of a Kankakee High School student has sparked a community discussion about bullying.After the sad event, about 25 Kankakee High students demonstrated outside the school, carrying signs in a protest against bullying. Some apparently felt

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Lawmaker Wants To Bar ‘Criminal Record’ Question On All Job Applications – CBS Local 12 Lawmaker Wants To Bar ‘Criminal Record’ Question On All Job ApplicationsCBS LocalRep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) was behind a new state directive that bans the practice for state agency hires. Citing Target Corp.’s plan to “ban the box” on its job applications, Ford said a news release that more businesses should do the same …

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Millennials Forced To Move Back Home After Starting Career Higher rate than Gen X and baby boomers when they started in the workforce, study says.

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Ex-coach: Chicago Rush has folded – Chicago Sun-Times Ex-coach: Chicago Rush has foldedChicago Sun-TimesA Sun-Times report on May 6 reveled that Staral Jr. had filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy nearly a month prior to taking over the team, filing listed debts of nearly $1.5 million, naming 60 creditors. He is a three-time convicted felon, including being …

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Chamber attacks judicial “activism” – The Capitol Fax Blog Chamber attacks judicial “activism”The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is ramping up efforts to reform the state’s workers’ compensation system, issuing a report today that takes aim at specific judges and court opinions for “activism” that the business group says has badly hurt the state …

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Local pension reform IL’s third crisis By Benjamin Yount | Illinois WatchdogSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Chicago taxpayer could see their property taxes double or services cut if Illinois lawmakers don’t come to the rescue with pension reform.Read

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Illinois chamber targets judiciary in new workers’ comp drive – Crain’s Chicago Business Illinois chamber targets judiciary in new workers’ comp driveCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)In a 74-page report called "The Impact of Judicial Activism in Illinois," the chamber details 19 cases in which it says decisions by the Illinois Industrial Commission that would have limited payments to injured workers instead were overturned or …

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ILSRCC: When Democrats jammed the Obamacare exchange through the IL Legislature, the GOP warned of this: http://nbcnews.to/1aPVfLP #twill #obamacare When Democrats jammed the Obamacare exchange through the IL Legislature, the GOP warned of this:http://nbcnews.to/1aPVfLP #twill #obamacare

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Session impact * The impact of session on local businesses can be huge… Many downtown businesses look forward to session days because of the business they bring in. We stopped by Porter and Hazel’s, a deli on Jefferson. Owner Jered Dennis told us he had extra stock ready for today, but was disappointed there was no session. He […]

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Welcome to the machine * Dave McKinney took a look at House Speaker Michael Madigan’s 2012 nominating petitions and found that Patrick Ward was one of 30 circulators. Ward was at the center of the Metra controversy. Madigan tried to help him get a raise, and when the agency’s top dog balked all heck eventually broke loose. […]

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Jackson tried to report to prison early, turned away, now in custody * Yet another bizarre twist… Convicted former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. entered Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina just before 10 a.m. Chicago time today, according to the Bureau of Prisons. “He is in our custody, as of about a minute ago,” bureau spokesman Chris Burke said. Jackson had tried to report to the prison near Durham […]

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Bulldozer in a china shop * “Bulldoze the dirt out of Springfield” is the theme of one of Bruce Rauner’s Internet ads… * The ad links to this page… State government is broken, and businesses are leaving and taking Illinois jobs with them. That has to change. Bruce Rauner will bulldoze the dirt out of Springfield. Wreck the big spending status quo. And level the job-killing […]

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Bad and much worse * SJ-R… A new study predicts the state will continue to face deficits for years to come even if the temporary income tax increase is made permanent. If a major portion of the tax hike is allowed to expire at the end of 2014 as the law now stipulates, the problems will be even worse, says the […]

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Illinois Society of the War of 1812 holds business meeting The Illinois Society has been recognized the last three years by the National … their service with land grants, much of it located in what is now the state of Illinois.

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BrianCostin: Term limits address the special ills of Illinois http://bit.ly/17qlZr5 #twill Term limits address the special ills of Illinois http://bit.ly/17qlZr5 #twill

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CompTopinka: Scour local government finances at #THEWAREHOUSE http://on.fb.me/Hqx7Zl Scour local government finances at #THEWAREHOUSEhttp://on.fb.me/Hqx7Zl

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SenatorKirk: Sad that my friend Ike Skelton has died. He was always an advocate for our military as House Armed Services chairman. http://bit.ly/1ayEENZ Sad that my friend Ike Skelton has died. He was always an advocate for our military as House Armed Services chairman.http://bit.ly/1ayEENZ

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RepMikeBost: Southern Illinois schools have been shortchanged due to Chicago schools being overpaid http://www.mikebost.org/rep_bost_sponsors_school_funding_accountability_package … Southern Illinois schools have been shortchanged due to Chicago schools being overpaidhttp://www.mikebost.org/rep_bost_sponsors_school_funding_accountability_package

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CompTopinka: Keep your eyes on local government finances at #THEWAREHOUSE http://WAREHOUSE.ILLINOISCOMPTROLLER.COM/ pic.twitter.com/dH12FS5HL2 Keep your eyes on local government finances at #THEWAREHOUSE http://WAREHOUSE.ILLINOISCOMPTROLLER.COM/ pic.twitter.com/dH12FS5HL2

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SenatorHunter: Information for a tuition scholarship program http://bit.ly/1ayMirA Information for a tuition scholarship program http://bit.ly/1ayMirA

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RepSchneider: . @sri1529 @FWD_us Thanks. I support #CIR and will continue calling for a vote in the House. . @sri1529 @FWD_us Thanks. I support #CIR and will continue calling for a vote in the House.

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KirkDillard: Thanks for having me on Joe! Looking forward to joining you tonight on the @WalshFreedom show! #MakeILWorkAgain Thanks for having me on Joe! Looking forward to joining you tonight on the @WalshFreedom show! #MakeILWorkAgain

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LisaMadigan: Illinois files ‘historic’ lawsuit against for-profit adoption agency http://trib.in/1f0KgmP via @chicagotribune #twill Illinois files ‘historic’ lawsuit against for-profit adoption agencyhttp://trib.in/1f0KgmP via @chicagotribune #twill

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Congrats to out staff. The Daily Herald won the Community Leadership Award at th… Congrats to out staff. The Daily Herald won the Community Leadership Award at the Inland Press Association annual meeting, the 6th time we’ve won the honor in the past 10 years. Opinion Page editor Jim Slusher picked up the award for Editorial Excellence.

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Bruce Rauner does not talk out of both sides of his mouth…you either like his answer, or you don’t. Career politicians make a living out of doing so. Kirk Dillard made a commercial for Obama when he was running against Hilary Clinton…the greatest killer of babies in American history…and Obama even voted twice for late term abortions in Illinois. The hypocrisy of right-to-life supporters of Kirk Dillard is unbelievable. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTtUbzYDzB0

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davemckinney123: Not confirmed, but hearing a day may be added next week in the House to accommodate possible votes on same-sex marriage, tax incentives. Not confirmed, but hearing a day may be added next week in the House to accommodate possible votes on same-sex marriage, tax incentives.

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bschoenburg: Topinka and local officials at ‘Warehouse’ website announcement in Sang Co bldg pic.twitter.com/iXXAvuRo2D Topinka and local officials at ‘Warehouse’ website announcement in Sang Co bldg pic.twitter.com/iXXAvuRo2D

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37 Kirk Dillard on Public Safety The safety of Illinois families and children is among my paramount concerns, and as the parent of young daughters, and just like you, Trick or Treat time mak… From: Dillard Tracy Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:01 More in News & Politics

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Governor Quinn and Local Leaders Break Ground on $3.4 Billion Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project – New Illinois Route 390 is First Part of the State’s Largest Roadway Project and Will Create Thousands of Jobs ITASCA – Governor Pat Quinn, Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur, Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider and DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin today broke ground on the long-awaited Elgin O’Hare Western Access Project – the largest roadway project in the state and one of the largest in the nation. The $3.4 billion project includes 17 miles of new toll roads and 15 new or im

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Chicago dog license push is a bust City Hall’s effort to get Chicago residents to register their dogs is largely a bust, City Clerk Susan Mendoza acknowledged today.

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Lawmakers push to delay huge flood insurance hikes A bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government’s flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people…

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No digital billboards in Urbana Digital billboards seem not to be in the cards for Urbana — at least not the immediate future — after the city council could not get enough votes this week to initiate the process to introduce the electronic signs to city streets. URBANA — Digital billboards seem not to be in the cards for Urbana — at least not the immediate future — after the city council could not get enough votes this wee

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City Treasurer Neely says she’s talked to Quinn about lt gov spot – Chicago Tribune City Treasurer Neely says she’s talked to Quinn about lt gov spotChicago TribuneBy Rick Pearson, Hal Dardick and Monique Garcia Clout Street. 12:10 p.m. CDT, October 29, 2013. City Treasurer Stephanie Neely today acknowledged she’s talked to Gov. Pat Quinn about being his running mate next year but said she has not made a …

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Illinois illegal immigrants can apply for driver’s licenses in December – Chicago Tribune Illinois illegal immigrants can apply for driver’s licenses in DecemberChicago TribuneBy Monique Garcia Clout Street. 12:19 p.m. CDT, October 29, 2013. The first driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants living in Illinois will be issued in December, with officials estimating that as many as 500,000 people could eventually apply for the …

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Poll: Voters Divided on Fracking In Southern Illinois – WSIL TV Poll: Voters Divided on Fracking In Southern IllinoisWSIL TVIt has a margin of error of 4.9 percent. It is the fourth Southern Illinois Poll© the Simon Institute has conducted since 2010. The survey also found a plurality of respondents feel hydraulic fracturing is a somewhat safe natural gas and oil extraction …Fracking will bring more harm than good to IllinoisPoll: Locals divided on the subje

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Young and Employed, but Still Short of Money? You Need a Side Hustle There’s money to be made from the skills you spent all those years honing.

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“You are not valued here” – The Capitol Fax Blog “You are not valued here”The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)Crain’s political columnist and blogger Greg Hinz is a gay man with a longtime partner and an adopted son. He’s mostly sidelined himself on the gay marriage bill, but broke his silence with a column this week. You should go read the whole thing, but …

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Jesse Jackson Jr. enters prison in North Carolina 500+ Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is now in custody in federal prison in North Carolina Tuesday morning after some initial confusion on Monday when he tried to turn himself in but couldn’t.

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
GOP congressional candidate Goel picks us Walsh endorsement 9 CAROL STREAM – Republican Congressional Candidate Manju Goel announced she has been endorsed by former Congressman Joe Walsh, who once held the seat Goel is seeking. In a written statement, Walsh said: “I am excited to endorse Manju Goel for…

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City won’t take yes for an answer It appears that Chicago wants a political honey pot more than it wants a casino. The powerful political interests who run the city of Chicago have insisted for …

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Bathon’s pension adds to the outrage Illinois law allows Bathon to keep collecting $7,506 a month while he awaits sentencing. … Bathon’s and other crooks’ pensions should end the moment they are …

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Illinois: Xerox To Run Largest Red Light Camera Program In World Illinois: Xerox To Run Largest Red Light Camera Program In World … The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced it has finalized the $44 …

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Report: Scheelhaase’s dad banned from Illinois campus The father of senior quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase has been banned from the Illinois campus for one year after getting arrested Saturday following a fight …

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Blue Ridge High School To Explore Football Co-op With Ridgeview The future of a football program at Blue Ridge High School has taken a new turn. For the past year, the school district has been working to rebuild a very depleted and struggling program. Superintendent of Blue Ridge Schools, Susan Wilson, explains …

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Glencoe author pays homage to 1985 Chicago Bears in new book According to the Chicago Sun-Times: As high school senior, in the winter of 1986, Glencoe native and New Trier grad Rich Cohen — now a prolific author and …

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Feigenholtz Targets Notorious Child Re-Homing Share on Facebook Retweet this Submit this to Stumble this MOTIVATED MOM: In seeking children on the Internet, Nicole Eason has referred to herself as Big Momma and Momma Bear. Her term is “non-legalized adoption,” or: “Hey, can I have your baby?” REUTERS/Samantha Sais (Chicago) – Re-homing is a warped version of re-gifting. Instead of dumping unwanted ties, it’s parents ridding

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review
Balkema challenges Senger’s and Foster’s 11th CD spending habits 31 Republican Chris Balkema challenges opponent for the 11th CD GOP nomination Darlene Senger for her support of a $31 Billion spending bill and Democratic Congressman Bill Foster’s vote on a federal spending bill at a time when both the state…

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ILBlogNetwork: IL Review: Despite finger-pointing, Obama Admin knew millions would lose health care http://dlvr.it/4DHnfn IL Review: Despite finger-pointing, Obama Admin knew millions would lose health care http://dlvr.it/4DHnfn

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PeterRoskam: ASK PETER: Illinoisans are having serious problems w/ #ACA website. There are ways to protect yourself. Watch here: http://1.usa.gov/193ejJo ASK PETER: Illinoisans are having serious problems w/ #ACA website. There are ways to protect yourself. Watch here:http://1.usa.gov/193ejJo

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Tax fiefdoms flourishing in Illinois, U.S. Illinois has nearly 7,000 units of government that tax, spend and drive up debt

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Homeless Students on the Rise in Sangamon County The number of students who are considered homeless is on the rise in Sangamon County. Now school officials are reminding those students who are homeless and their families that they do have options. "We anticipate identifiying probably about 700 students by the end of this school year," said Larry McVey of Springfield school District 186. …

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MaryAnnAhernNBC: Who shows up to prison 5 days early and gets turned away? #JesseJacksonJr Who shows up to prison 5 days early and gets turned away? #JesseJacksonJr

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