Today’s headlines — Tuesday, Nov. 12

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  1. Bill to curb gun violence needs a vote, not delays
  2. Too often the headlines out of Springfield highlight our dysfunction: how lawmakers are not doing their jobs or pushing problems off for …

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  4. Gov. Pat Quinn and his Lt. Gov. pick Paul Vallas face media Tuesday By By Natasha Korecki | Get In Touch: Natasha Korecki Early & Often, Politics, Springfield, Statehouse, Washington – November 11, 2013 10…

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  5. Rutherford Talks Veterans Issues | Alton Daily News The state treasurer’s unclaimed property division, branded as I-Cash, has a military component: Operation Rescue. The idea, says Treasure…

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  6. Illinois Review Mark Rhoads: Land of Lincoln, Thy Wondrous Story Land of Lincoln, Thy Wondrous Story is the first new history of Illinois in more than fo…

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  7. wlsam890 WLSAM890@wlsam890

    @SenatorKirk joins @bruceanddan at 8:05. @TheRichardLewis at 8:35.

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  8. mjzalewski Michael J. Zalewski@mjzalewski

    "The easy move now would be to give up. But I am determined not to let politics trump good policy." http://fb.me/2MvObue5y

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  9. thomasfrisbie Thomas Frisbie@thomasfrisbie

    Editorial: State needs to get rules in place before privately operated drones start flying. http://ow.ly/qJzOQ

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  10. Out shaking hands at Arlington Heights train station. Feels like mid December!pic.twitter.com/SaaXqKjwLJ

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  11. StatehouseChick Kristen McQueary@StatehouseChick

    Editorial: More gov’t leads to more disgust w/gov’t. Voters deserve blame, too. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/why-government-fails-ct-edit-1112-20131112,0,4975751.story …

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  12. AmandaVinicky Amanda Vinicky@AmandaVinicky

    ICYMI: @franspielman & @davemckinney123 story – #Illinois paid#Vallas $1,200 daily ’til June for schools consulting: http://bit.ly/1etpr69

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  13. ITKIllinois In the Know Illinois@ITKIllinois

    Get "In the Know" on Tax credit for revitalizing surplus property, FOIA burdens, Obamacare… t.co/yejiB9Pfy3

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  14. tkacich tom kacich@tkacich

    In Lincoln, IL … Reinventing The Dwindling Middle Class May Take A Revolution http://n.pr/1feHw5q

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  15. rap30 Rick Pearson@rap30

    Vallas tells Conn Post he and Quinn are "kindred spirits:"t.co/1t13OW7VlT via @ConnPost

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  16. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    I’m running for re-election has your State Representative for the 81st District. I’ve been a diffferent type of… t.co/ojvqna6r9t

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  17. Sen. Kirk helps Arlington Heights veteran get medals 67 years later Some long overdue honors were presented Monday to Northwest suburban veterans – along with a reminder to thank them everyday – at the Buf…

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  19. Shimkus keynotes veteran recognition program here U.S. Rep. John Shimkus was the keynote speaker Friday morning at Carmi-White County Junior/Senior High School for a veteran recognition p…

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  20. Legendary Billy Goat Tavern to be ‘displaced’ The National Association of Realtors’ board of directors voted Monday to replace their building at 430 N. Michigan, home of the world-fam…

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  21. Chicago beer founded by vets, aims to help them with jobs, profits A new beer, brewed by veterans to help veterans, is launching right here in Chicago. Veteran Beer went on sale today in Illinois and Indi…

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  22. Light snow may make for messy evening rush hour SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE A rainy morning, an approaching cold front and anticipated snow showers could make for a slippery rush hour commute …

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  23. 89 WLS – Rutherford not threatened by Quinn-Vallas ticket Rutherford says he doesn’t feel threatened by Vallas’ addition to Quinn’s ticket. "With all respect to lieutenant governor, I think they’…

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  24. Glenbrook South High School drivers ed program honored by Illinois Secretary of State Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White recently visited Glenbrook South High School in Glenview and presented educators with the Teen Dr…

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  25. Vallas pick is first rate | News-Gazette.comThe good government crowd – a tiny minority in Illinois – has reason to cheer Gov. Pat Quinn’s choice for a running mate.It’s not clear w…

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  26. Vallas: Candidacy decision an easy one Vallas had been tapped as Quinn’s running mate in the 2014 gubernatorial election. Quinn, a Democrat who has been governor since 2009 sai…

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  27. High Schoolers Critical Of New CPS Student Advisory Council, Say It’s ‘Just For Show’ Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced the creation of a new Student Advisory Council last Friday. The initiativ…

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  28. Editorial: House should pass the i-tax In 2012, Oklahoma lost an estimated $225 million that would pay for local infrastructure, police and fire services and other municipal se…

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  29. Alzheimer’s legislative volunteer sought for central Illinois The Alzheimer’s Association, Central Illinois Chapter, is looking for a volunteer ambassador for the 18th Congressional District. The Alz…

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  30. Ill. sheriffs win round in court tiff over salaries SPRINGFIELD – A state appeals court has ruled in favor of county sheriffs who are seeking to restore part of their salaries cut by Gov. P…

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  31. Vallas Pick A Surprise To Other Lieutenant Governor Contenders Reporting Jay Levine (CBS) – Paul Vallas, the former Chicago School CEO and political candidate, will make his debut as Governor Pat Quin…

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  32. Lee Enterprises loses $57 million in fiscal 2013 Lee Enterprises, the parent company of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, on Monday reported a loss of $57.3 million for fiscal 2013 ended Sept…

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  33. Chickens in Champaign: Fair or fowl? | News-Gazette.com CHAMPAIGN – City council members have already voted 8-1 that they’re open to the idea of letting residents keep chickens in their backyar…

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  35. Our View: Help us feed the hungry; attend FOIA workshop The statistics are sobering.Tens of thousands of our fellow residents of the Rock River Valley don’t know where they’re going to get thei…

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  36. SJ-R looking for people helping out after typhoon Is your non-profit helping out in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines? The State Journal-Register is working on a story about t…

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  37. Concluded this years Veterans Day at a reception w/ U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, hosted by Maverick PAC at @HubbardInn. pic.twitter.com/b1Gg4nEw7s

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  38. Concluded this years Veterans Day at a reception w/ U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, hosted by Maverick PAC at @HubbardInn. pic.twitter.com/b1Gg4nEw7s

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  39. natashakorecki natasha korecki@natashakorecki

    Mark Kirk says Illinois Republicans need to appeal to the middle to rise to the top – Chicago Sun-Times http://www.suntimes.com/news/elections/23690843-505/kirk-says-illinois-republicans-need-to-appeal-to-the-middle-to-rise-to-the-top.html …via @Suntimes

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  40. danielbiss Daniel Biss@danielbiss

    I hope you had a meaningful Veterans Day. Thank you to those who give so much to protect us.

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  41. SenatorRezin Sue Rezin@SenatorRezin

    I attended the Kendall Co Farm Bureau Annual dinner tonight. Phil Nelson, Farm Bureau President, was the speaker. http://ow.ly/i/3Herv

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  42. RepDwightKay Dwight Kay@RepDwightKay

    Armistice Day Message from Dwight Kay #constantcontact http://conta.cc/HJAREP

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  43. SenatorKirk Mark Kirk@SenatorKirk

    George Boesen of Arlington Hts helped save civilization in WWII. Today it was my honor to present medals he earned. http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=news&id=925

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  44. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Hitting up the @chicagobulls game tonight vs. Cleveland. #GoBulls!#Chicago #Twill #DRose

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  45. kschorsch Kristen Schorsch@kschorsch

    Chicago is no Detroit, but few Northern cities were hit harder by foreclosure crisis. @agallun @MicahMaidenberg http://tinyurl.com/kscluz3

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  46. tammyduckworth tammyduckworth@tammyduckworth

    Great event at Jesse Brown VA for the opening of their new Food Pantry. Good to have the resource for our Vets but so sad that it’s needed.

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  47. MarianneMankoTV Marianne Manko – TV@MarianneMankoTV

    State law mandating sprinklers in new homes. Why the holdup? The I-Team investigation tonight on WAND News at 10@WANDTVDoug

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  48. cljmitchell Christian Mitchell@cljmitchell

    Seriously, Chicago? Does snow even SOUND appropriate for November 11th??

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  49. CorStrategies Cor Strategies@CorStrategies

    BREAKING: Chicago Will Have Cold, Snowy Winter Just Like Every Year Before http://ow.ly/qIq00

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  50. Soldiers home from Camp Forrest for Armistice Day parade Nov. 11, 1941, at state fairgrounds for lunch. #spihistory pic.twitter.com/Rpwe4yKX2E

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  51. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    Rutherford not threatened by Quinn-Vallas ticket: http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Rutherford+not+threatened+by+Quinn-Vallas+ticket&id=74723&is_corp=0 …

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  52. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    Rutherford not threatened by Quinn-Vallas ticket: http://www.wlsam.com/common/page.php?pt=Rutherford+not+threatened+by+Quinn-Vallas+ticket&id=74723&is_corp=0 …

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  53. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    Today marks important day for Polish comm.I’m honored to recognize achievements&culture of Poland on #Polish#Independence Day @PLinChicago

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  54. CrainsChicago Crain’s Chicago@CrainsChicago

    CTA pension fund sticks with adviser under SEC probe http://fw.to/4mfiozK via @GregHinz

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  55. Illinois farmers pull land out of conservation COBDEN – For all its scenic splendor in a mostly pancake-flat state, Southern Illinois can be a hassle for farmers. The soil isn’t as fer…

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  56. Eleven Warriors The Illibuck is up for grabs this week, not that anyone cares – or is aware. It’s an irrelevant trophy that means virtually nothing to bo…

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  57. RDA hands out $929,000 Riverboat Development Authority officials declined to wade into the discussions between a casino developer and the city of Davenport as t…

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  58. P.R. For Obamacare Stalls In Illinois, Missouri Nov 11, 2013 This story was produced in partnership with the Marketing campaigns to promote the new health insurance exchanges hit a spee…

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  59. MaryAnnAhernNBC Mary Ann Ahern@MaryAnnAhernNBC

    Sen Mark Kirk’s advice to #ILGOV2014 GOP candidates: "be a social moderate"

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  60. AmandaVinicky Amanda Vinicky@AmandaVinicky

    State program to match #veterans, troops w/ lost medals –> RT@RutherfordDan: Check out Operation Reunite: http://1.usa.gov/15bTMyl #twill

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  61. Illinois lawmakers approve tax breaks for Univar State House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that paves the way for chemical distributor Univar Inc. to receive incentives worth $5…

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  62. Low gas prices cause station to run out Pana – Gas prices are dropping around the state, but one gas stations prices were so low they ran out of gas. People lined up in Pana to …

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  63. Rich Miller, Gay Marriage Bill Does Pass and NOM Is Loser Gay Marriage Bill Does Pass and NOM Is Loser Perhaps the biggest loser in last Tuesday’s historic passage of a gay marriage bill in Sprin…

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  64. Kirk on the Campaign Trail November 11, 2013 at 12:30PM

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  65. More Veterans Die From Suicide Than Combat; Urge Them To Get Help 20 percent of U.S. suicides are military veterans. If you know a troubled vet, tell them seeking treatment is a sign of strength. It’s ch…

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  66. Kirk Dillard, candidate for Illinois… – Champaign County Republican Party | Facebook

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  67. Illinois AG announces interim agreement with Citgo CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow have announced an interi…

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  68. Annual USO Drive to kick off Tuesday WESTMONT – State Rep. Patti Bellock, R-Hinsdale, has announced the start of her annual holiday donation drive collecting items for USO Ca…

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  69. Quinn picks Vallas for lt. gov: Insanely great or greatly insane? THE VALLAS FACTOR Pat Quinn either made the perfect choice or created a perfect nightmare in selecting Paul Vallas as his running mate. A…

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  70. Illinois.gov – Illinois Government News Network (IGNN) – Search the News Results Illinois.gov – the Illinois Government News Network is your online source for State of Illinois government news, press releases, audio cl…

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  71. Phillips announces candidacy for state representative CHARLESTON (JG-TC) – Business owner Reggie Phillips announced Monday he is running for state representative with the support of incumbent…

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  72. Bradshaw to Run for Congress in 12th District Green Party Candidate Paula Bradshaw is scheduled to announce her candidacy for US Congress. The Carbondale resident ran unsuccessfully f…

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  73. Illinois to Mark Veterans Day With Ceremonies ward room Ceremonies and memorials are scheduled across Illinois to mark Veterans’ Day. In Chicago, four-star Gen. Robert Cone will speak…

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  74. Musial online auction nets $1.2 million Musial online auction nets $1.2 million Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 11:22 AM EST Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013 11:22 AM EST ST…

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  75. Hinsdale Middle School students attack police officer with Silly String for fundraiser HINSDALE – The kids at Hinsdale Middle School wasted no time and showed little mercy when it came to in drenching Officer Mike Coughlin o…

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  76. Quarry blast knocked out ceiling tiles at Countryside restaurant COUNTRYSIDE – Angela Beccara was at home Nov. 4 when a 3.2 magnitude tremor that felt like a light earthquake shook the western suburbs. …

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  77. Health Plan Meetings Set for Medicare A & B Eligible State Retirees/Dependents – University Relations – Western Illinois University MACOMB, IL — United Health Care representatives and Central Management System representatives will host a series of open enrollment meet…

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  79. A photo memory of the 2002 IL Dem gov primary campaign.pic.twitter.com/p5lV7jNBJj

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  80. #Veterans parade lands at #Illinois Capitol. pic.twitter.com/zly9vhFknR

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  81. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    And that, Bears’ fans, is the season. MT @WGNNews: Bears’ Tillman to miss rest of regular season with triceps injury- http://bit.ly/1cg1U3T

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  82. Flags cover the lawn of the Old State Capitol Monday in observance of Veterans Day. pic.twitter.com/jzkX90hfNa

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  83. bmwheeler Barbara Wheeler@bmwheeler

    Happy Veterans Day! And a recap of Veto Session in my Wheeler 64 Report. http://www.barbarawheeler.org/wheeler_64_report111113 …

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  84. SenatorKirk Mark Kirk@SenatorKirk

    Keep ppl of the Philippines & Vietnam in your thoughts & prayers. Thx to @RedCross & @PacificCommand for supporting #Haiyanrelief efforts.

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  85. My mom, during her retirement ceremony from the Air Force ten years ago.#VeteransDay pic.twitter.com/GKcbbJOAUc

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  86. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    "Sen. Frerichs: Retirees shouldn’t wait to enroll" – http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2013-11-08/sen-frerichs-retirees-shouldnt-wait-enroll.html … via @news_gazette #HealthAlliance#twill #Chambana

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  87. Repevans33 Marcus C. Evans, Jr.@Repevans33

    Honoring all of our veterans past, present and future. I have and will continue to fight in Springfield for… http://fb.me/OGOQVSaq

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  88. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    Repeat 3x, this is NOT campaigning RT @chicagotribune: Gov. Quinn flies around state promoting veterans lottery card http://trib.in/1aky3YD

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  89. FirstElectricNewspaper: Illinois Pension Reform For Christmas? The House Personnel and Pensions Committee took a procedural step last week that will allow quick action on a pension reform plan if legi…

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  90. NewsChannel 20 Top Stories Monday, November 11 2013, 11:53 AM CST Former Blagojevich Aid Disciplined Rod Blagojevich’s former chief of staff could be suspended from…

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  91. Rep. Adam Kinzinger Backs Military Drawdown in Afghanistan The Republican congressman from Channahon recently returned from a trip to Afghanistan, after which he told the Chicago Tribune that thou…

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  92. GovernorQuinn Governor Pat Quinn@GovernorQuinn

    Since 2006 #VeteransCash has raised more than $11M http://tinyurl.com/m56vzc6

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  93. GovernorQuinn Governor Pat Quinn@GovernorQuinn

    Launched today, the new @IllinoisLottery #VeteransCash lottery ticket as a way to say ‘thank you for your service’ to our #IL vets.

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  94. GovernorQuinn Governor Pat Quinn@GovernorQuinn

    This #VeteransDay we honor those men & women in uniform who have served our country. We can never do enough to recognize their sacrifices.

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  95. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Had a great time last Friday in #Chicago at the #climatechange rally sponsored by @SierraClubIL. t.co/Byy6MlOT4R #twill #epalistens

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  96. SenatorRezin Sue Rezin@SenatorRezin

    I had the honor of speaking at Coal City Veteran’s Day. I’m pictured with Glenn Gavil- American Legion Post 796. t.co/D6N66xfgoG

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  97. Flashback Springfield: FDR brings his idea of a new deal to Springfield During a campaign stop in Springfield, Franklin Roosevelt told supporters there could be no national prosperity if farmers were not prosp…

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  98. Flashback Springfield: ‘Best and most modern’ airport in country opens Howard Hughes made history by lifting his enormous "Spruce Goose" above the waters of Long Beach harbor in California, but there was scar…

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  99. Flashback Springfield: ‘Make it a holiday’ Soldiers in Springfield for Veteran’s Day, 1941. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor less than a month later, and the U.S. was at war. SJ-R file …

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  100. Randi Zuckerberg of Facebook fame coming to Naperville She worked as marketing director for six years at her brother’s company Facebook, and now, author and production company leader Randi Zuc…

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  101. Illinois Review By State Sen. Darin LaHood – SPRINGFIELD – We are fortunate that our country has had so many Americans who have taken up the cause of def…

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  102. Mundelein may restrict electronic cigarette sales Your Community News & Weather loading… Article updated: 11/11/2013 10:15 AM The Mundelein village board could vote tonight to outlaw se…

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  103. Illinois Review SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) has co-sponsored legislation seeking full public disclosure of the impact the ne…

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  104. IDNR Announces Wildlife Preservation Fund Project Grants IDNR Announces Wildlife Preservation Fund Project Grants

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  105. La Grange restaurant hosts ‘meet and greet’ with Senator Bill Brady LA GRANGE – La Grange restaurant, Magic Wok, invites the public to come out and meet State Senator Bill Brady, Candidate for Governor, fr…

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  106. Several sites in Illinois ideal for gay marriage bill signing Memo to: Gov. Pat Quinn From: Office of Bill Signing Logistics Re: Gay marriage bill Date: Nov. 10, 2013 Governor – We know you have alre…

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  107. This morning, Sen. Hastings, Dr. Jenkins, & staff of MVCC presented a wreath celebrating Veteran’s Day pic.twitter.com/z8CgIbw2ux

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  108. Let’s join together on this Veterans Day to honor our servicemen and women, their families and their friends. O… pic.twitter.com/Kf9zpPfxjm

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  109. BobbyLRushMC Bobby L. Rush@BobbyLRushMC

    As a former member of the U. S. Army, I take this moment to honor every Veteran who has served this nation with distinction and courage!!!

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  110. Happy #VeteransDay to all the brave men & women who made the choice to serve this amazing country. pic.twitter.com/D4nb8YxrKe

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  111. ISDVF Elect IL Senate Dems@ISDVF

    Happy #VeteransDay to all the brave men & women who made the choice to serve this amazing country. Thank you for your service and sacrifice

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  112. LisaMadigan Lisa Madigan@LisaMadigan

    Thank you to our veterans, men and women in uniform, and their families for their service and sacrifice to our nation. -LM

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  113. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    Looking forward to it MT @NaperChamber: Can’t make today’s event? Come 2 Roundtable w/ @RonSandack Friday 11:30 – 1pm http://naper.cc/1boBpL6

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  114. ILSenateGOP ILSenateGOP@ILSenateGOP

    Today we remember the many brave men and women who have fought to protect our freedom through their service in… http://fb.me/2HcZ8UtwB

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  115. ILSenateGOP ILSenateGOP@ILSenateGOP

    Today we remember the many brave men and women who have fought to protect our freedoms through their service in… http://fb.me/2EHZTSLtV

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  116. EdSullivanforIL Ed Sullivan@EdSullivanforIL

    I am grateful on this Veterans Day for the men and women who fight every day to keep our nation free. Thank you for your brave service.

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    Enjoy Illinois TV Commercial, ‘There’s a Place’

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  118. Senate Week in Review The General Assembly concluded its annual fall veto session with no resolution to the state’s ongoing public pension challenges, leaving …

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  119. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    Happy Veterans Day! We’re grateful to all those who have served our country in the name of peace and freedom. http://fb.me/3sFJWpjFT

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  120. KirkDillard Kirk Dillard@KirkDillard

    Enjoyed talking w/ @BigJohnandAmy this morning at one of my favorite pancake restaurants, @Butterflds in #Naperville!

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  121. Illinois lawmakers eye tax breaks for companies that take over abandoned state buildings SPRINGFIELD – One state lawmaker wants to offer tax incentives to companies if they agree to take over abandoned state facilities.Lee Ent…

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  122. Michael Jordan’s Illinois mansion going up for auction CHICAGO, IL – Michael Jordan used to be larger than life on the court. Off the court was no different. He lived in a huge mansion in Illi…

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  123. RepHultgren Rep. Randy Hultgren@RepHultgren

    Did you know? Veterans Day is held on November 11th because it is the anniversary of the armistice which ended World War I.#HonoringVets

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  124. DennisCulloton Dennis Culloton@DennisCulloton

    Happy Veterans Day to all of the men and women currently serving and who have served. We owe everything we enjoy… http://fb.me/YE07chpi

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  125. mjzalewski Michael J. Zalewski@mjzalewski

    Happy Veterans Day to those who served our nation. God Bless you.

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  126. Tribune Co. revenue slips in 3Q, cites low radio, TV ratings for Cubs, Sox Another losing season for Chicago’s baseball teams may have contributed to another quarter of declining revenues for Tribune Co. The Chic…

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  127. Happy #VeteransDay! My work on #veterans issues has been a point of pride during my time in the State Senate. #twill pic.twitter.com/BPtsg3Aw2V

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  128. NapervilleSun NapervilleSun@NapervilleSun

    It’s Veterans Day, and the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall is at West Aurora High School in Aurora through the evening. http://bit.ly/17qrG89

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  129. JoinTomCross Tom Cross@JoinTomCross

    Happy Veteran’s Day! Please keep those who have served & protected our nation in your thoughts & prayers today!#VeteransDay

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  130. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude.”

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  131. AndyManar Andy Manar@AndyManar

    Last week, Mark McDonald w/ WSEC-TV / PBS Springfield interviewed me as part of the Lawmakers program. We cover… http://fb.me/2AWQOkXcW

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  132. State may offer deal on shuttered buildings 1 hour, 5 min ago from herald-review.com From from herald-review.com: Hoping to avoid leaving crumbling buildings and weed-choked lots ac…

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  133. Veteran Challenges Discussed | Alton Daily News The 21st Century veteran is not necessarily a senior citizen, thanks to several conflicts in the last quarter-century, and the director o…

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  134. Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Students Receive Millions in Scholarships Chicago, IL, Nov 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Department of College and Career Preparation in par…

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  135. Pilot Fined for Crop-Dusting Incident in Illinois A crop-dusting pilot is being fined $750 for mistakenly spraying almost 80 teenagers with fungicide as they detassled corn in eastern Ill…

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  136. RepBillFoster Bill Foster@RepBillFoster

    Today we honor our nation’s veterans. For many of us they are friends and family, to all of us they are heroes. #VeteransDay

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  137. RepChrisWelch Emanuel Chris Welch@RepChrisWelch

    Maywood Library Reopens Tomorrow! Happy Veterans Day! Constituent Office Closed Today! #constantcontact http://conta.cc/1bjBo7V

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  138. DCFS investigating parents in death of Waukegan infant Sun-Times Media Wire Updated: State child welfare officials are investigating allegations of neglect in connection with the death of an i…

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  145. Beiser Recognizes Vets | Alton Daily News State Representative Dan Beiser is reaching out to thank our military heroes today on Veterans’ Day. Beiser says you can thank them too b…

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