Today’s headlines — Thursday, Nov. 14

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  1. Free Diabetes Screenings November 14th Galesburg – In honor of Illinois Diabetes Awareness Day (Nov. 14, 2013), State Representatives Don Moffitt (R-Gilson) and Norine Hammond …

    DONMOFFITT
  2. Reboletti Kicks Off Annual Toys for Tots Drive Addison, IL -State Representative Dennis Reboletti (R-Elmhurst) has joined with the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign to …

    DENNISREBOLETTI
  3. Senator Duffy’s Fall 2013 Survey Senator Duffy’s Fall 2013 Survey Dear Friends, In 400 BC the great philosopher, Plato, is credited with saying, "those who are too smart …

    SENATORDUFFY
  4. Rep. Meier to Host Seminar on Concealed Carry Law in Breese November 20 Want to learn more about the new concealed carry law? Illinois State Representative Charlie Meier will be hosting a public seminar coveri…

    CHARLIEMEIER
  5. Rep. Meier: Don’t Let the Governor Fool You With Giving Himself Awards Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently gave himself an award for his plan to close developmental centers such as Murray Center, a place res…

    CHARLIEMEIER
  6. Link: State Retiree Health Insurance Seminar coming to Grayslake SPRINGFIELD -State Senator Terry Link, working with the College of Lake County, the Illinois Federation of Teachers and the Illinois Educ…

    SENATORLINK
  7. Secretary of State Office to visit NIU The Secretary of State Office services will be on campus 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in the Holmes Student Center. The services include dr…

    NORTHERN STAR STAFF
  8. ccain American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1028 protest Wednesday …

    SUNTIMES
  9. Editorial: Help put Q-C over the top Editorial: Help put Q-C over the top – Quad-Cities Online is the Quad Cities leading Internet service provider offering dial in access, l…

    QCONLINE
  10. Our Opinion: Springfield road projects welcome news There was good news for drivers in Springfield this week, as officials revealed plans to address traffic congestion on Wabash Avenue and …

    BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD
  11. Leibovitz show to open at Lincoln museum in 2014 Leibovitz show to open at Lincoln museum in 2014 Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:33 AM EST Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:3…

    KFVS12
  12. Rod Blagojevich prosecutors reply to appeal with 169 pages of rebuttal November 14, 2013 ( CHICAGO) — Prosecutors have responded to Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his corruption conviction, challenging the noti…

    GO
  13. John Popper Pete McMurray talks to the lead singer of Blues Traveler about his favorite places to play in Chicago, how he ended up singing the theme …

    DAN SUGRUE
  14. Bloomington Eyes Local Pension Fix By 2043 | Dewitt Daily News Bloomington officials hope to fully fund the city’s police and fire pensions in the next 30 years, thanks in part to an increased utility…

    DEWITTDAILYNEWS
  15. State map plan deserves support | News-Gazette.com Local citizens are joining up with a statewide effort to take partisan politics out of the Illinois’ legislative map-drawing process and …

    NEWS-GAZETTE
  16. Springfield juggler seeks Betty White’s approval Brian Pankey, performing on "The Tonight Show." Springfield juggler Brian Pankey has appeared on television several times and holds many …

    SJ-R
  17. Lawmakers: Tax-break deals need more scrutiny Once again Illinois lawmakers are considering a list of tax breaks and other incentives to keep some companies in state and attract other…

    SUNHERALD
  18. Gov. Quinn mum on pension reform during visit to capital SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn won’t say whether he supports a smaller-scale pension overhaul that could become the framework for reforming…

    KURT ERICKSON – H&R SPRINGFIELD BUREAU CHIEF
  19. IDNR: ‘Fracking’ at least a year off in Illinois Illinois environmental officials say it will be at least a year until the start of hydraulic fracturing in the state. The (Springfield) S…

    WRAL
  20. pkadner Updated: Blue Island is facing a "financial debacle," and letters warning employees of potential…

    SUNTIMES
  21. pkadner Updated: Blue Island is facing a "financial debacle," and letters warning employees of potential…

    SUNTIMES
  22. Mandatory minimums bill a loser Our view: Increasing mandatory prison minimums is, at best, an unproven strategy and quite possibly a huge waste of tax dollars. A piece …

    THE SOUTHERN
  23. Mandatory minimums bill a loser Our view: Increasing mandatory prison minimums is, at best, an unproven strategy and quite possibly a huge waste of tax dollars. A piece …

    THE SOUTHERN
  24. Dillard’s positions take hard right turn | News-Gazette.com RANTOUL – Gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard, who when he ran for governor four years ago was labeled a moderate, hammered away on cons…

    NEWS-GAZETTE
  25. Dillard’s positions take hard right turn | News-Gazette.com RANTOUL – Gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard, who when he ran for governor four years ago was labeled a moderate, hammered away on cons…

    NEWS-GAZETTE
  26. Bernard Schoenburg: Poe married a day after Kennedy was shot State Rep. RAYMOND POE was 19 when he and his wife-to-be, CAROL, were at the Sangamon County courthouse getting their marriage license as…

    BY BERNARD SCHOENBURG
  27. Bernard Schoenburg: Poe married a day after Kennedy was shot State Rep. RAYMOND POE was 19 when he and his wife-to-be, CAROL, were at the Sangamon County courthouse getting their marriage license as…

    BY BERNARD SCHOENBURG
  28. Proposed rules for Illinois fracking near completion The start of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Illinois is at least a year away, the director of the state agency in charge of permit…

    BY TIM LANDIS
  29. Proposed rules for Illinois fracking near completion The start of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Illinois is at least a year away, the director of the state agency in charge of permit…

    BY TIM LANDIS
  30. Quinn travels state announcing grants, refunds Quinn travels state announcing grants, refunds Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:07 AM EST Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:07 …

    WANDTV
  31. Quinn travels state announcing grants, refunds Quinn travels state announcing grants, refunds Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:07 AM EST Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:07 …

    WANDTV
  32. Rutherford Promises Longer Notice Before Institutional Closures A press release from State Treasurer Dan Rutherford in his role as candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor: Rutherford, as G…

    CAL SKINNER
  33. Rutherford Promises Longer Notice Before Institutional Closures A press release from State Treasurer Dan Rutherford in his role as candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor: Rutherford, as G…

    CAL SKINNER
  34. Courtrooms Dispense Justice, Not Closure In this courtroom sketch, Steven Davis, second right, brother of slain Debra Davis, is comforted by his wife, right, as he testifies at t…

    EILEEN MCNAMARA
  35. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    At the Downers Grove Main Street train station. Yes, it’s still petition signing season … so be generous! 😉

    25 MINUTES AGO

  36. ITKIllinois In the Know Illinois@ITKIllinois

    Get "In the Know" on Seniors’ property taxes, record harvest, drivers license scams and more! http://goo.gl/fb/xO8cW

    25 MINUTES AGO

  37. BruceRauner Bruce Rauner@BruceRauner

    Pat Quinn’s time is almost up! Watch and share our new ad: http://bit.ly/19mPfsU

    28 MINUTES AGO

  38. reynoldsjessica Jessica Reynolds@reynoldsjessica

    Texting behind the wheel, even stopped at a red light, is still illegal, folks. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-texting-at-stoplight-premium-promo-20131113,0,4049603.story …

    39 MINUTES AGO

  39. ilhousegop Illinois House GOP@ilhousegop

    Free Diabetes Screenings Today Throughout the Illinois: http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/11/free-diabetes-screenings-today.html?spref=tw …

    AN HOUR AGO

  40. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    Tomorrow from 11:30 am. to 1 pm. is the Naperville Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Roundtable. I’m looking…t.co/UILR8UvWoE

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  41. ilhousegop Illinois House GOP@ilhousegop

    Latest on our Blog: Tell Illinois to open up about its Health Exchange http://goo.gl/fb/4exLc

    2 HOURS AGO

  42. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    It was an honor to join the Associated Firefighters of Illinois at tonight’s NIU game to present a new car to a… t.co/GR8Y0blwCj

    9 HOURS AGO

  43. John_Kass John Kass@John_Kass

    Heroic man calls 911 demands cops arrest snoring woman Full@chicagotribune column & 911 audio file Listen yourself http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-met-kass-1114-20131114,0,180479,full.column …

    9 HOURS AGO

  44. KirkDillard Kirk Dillard@KirkDillard

    A big thank you to the Krehbiels for a fabulous reception at their home this evening. Stephanie and I really appreciate your support!

    10 HOURS AGO


  45. Thanks to #GSU for hosting an unbelievable entrepreneur workshop and featuring Senator Hastings to speak! pic.twitter.com/nyd3iSx7vE

    MICHAEL E. HASTINGS@HASTINGSFORIL
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  46. rosalindrossi Rosalind Rossi@rosalindrossi

    #Ventra Meltdown: 15,000 rush-hr #CTA customers get free rides at 60 stations after 165 Ventra readers malfunction. http://bit.ly/1drK5Ql

    11 HOURS AGO


  47. Had a great time and a big crowd in #HighlandPark tonight. Beautiful home too! #NorthShore #twill pic.twitter.com/k9BGoDCHd8

    MIKE FRERICHS@MIKEFORILLINOIS
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  48. Legislative Update for November 13, 2013 Veto Session concluded on November 7th, and lawmakers who were prepared for a long day at the Capitol that day were surprised when Speake…

    MIKETRYON
  49. Illinois governor signs bill to refund southern Illinois hospital money to property taxpayers EAST ALTON, Illinois – Property owners in southwestern Illinois will get back roughly $8.4 million related to a now-defunct hospital unde…

    THEREPUBLIC
  50. State Retirees Medicare Advantage Changes Illinois House District 87

    RICHBRAUER
  51. State Retirees Medicare Advantage Changes Illinois House District 87

    RICHBRAUER
  52. Crain’s 40 Under 40: Where Are They Now?… – Crain’s Chicago Business | Facebook

    CRAINSCHICAGO

  53. Aldermen debate cigarette tax hike Chicago aldermen debated on Wednesday whether to raise the cigarette tax. Mayor Emanuel wants to raise the tax by 75 cents as a way to fi…

    CHARLES HAYES
  54. Chuck Sweeny: Rockford mayor tells senators to prioritize defense spending Since his re-election to a third term on April 5, Rockford’s independent Mayor Larry Morrissey has been bringing his "A" game to a nation…

    RRSTAR
  55. NewsChannel 20 Top Stories Wednesday, November 13 2013, 12:37 PM CST New Immigrant Driver’s License Prompts Scams CHICAGO (AP) — Scam artists are trying to profit …

    WICS
  56. NewsChannel 20 Top Stories Wednesday, November 13 2013, 12:32 PM CST Sangamon County Board Approves New Budget The Sangamon County Board approved a new $100 million…

    WICS
  57. Oak Park man wins $150K in Lucky Day Lotto Federal officials say 1,370 Illinois residents submitted an application and selected a health plan as the troubled HealthCare.gov website…

    MYFOXCHICAGO
  58. Feds: 1,370 in Illinois selected health plans Local mother Michelle Baert published a website called 45th Ward Mom to keep families informed on the issues that directly affect their N…

    MYFOXCHICAGO
  59. No more ice skating at Wrigley With renovation construction looming, the Chicago Cubs have chosen not to open their ice skating rink at Wrigley Field this year. Spokesm…

    CLTV
  60. Dane Tidwell – Thanks Governor Quinn. Not sure why you… | Facebook

    FACEBOOK

  61. Governor Pat Quinn Receives Award for Leadership in Helping Illinois Residents with Disabilities Written by Press Release Category: Health and Fitness Honor Recognizes Governor’s Advocacy for Ensuring All Residents Have the Option of …

    ENEWSPF
  62. KimberlyHoward Kimberly Howard@KimberlyHoward

    Here’s what a 1% sales tax increase did for Macon County:…t.co/3k7IAGCBcR

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  63. Loved being on the sidelines watching the Huskies warm up.pic.twitter.com/WaTQ37x7SG

    BRUCE RAUNER@BRUCERAUNER
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  64. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    If there is a deal, the timing protects incumbents in both parties from labor-driven primary challenges if they vote to cut gov’t pensions.

    13 HOURS AGO

  65. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    It’s no mistake the 12/3 target date to bring lawmakers back to Springfield is one day after the filing deadline for nominating petitions.

    13 HOURS AGO

  66. Former Employee: Jack Roeser also received $500K from Bruce Rauner Chicago, Illinois, November 13, 2013 – Last week, Bernard Schoenburg of the State Journal-Register reported: Republican gubernatorial can…

    CHICAGONOW
  67. Editorial: Tax breaks fine for revitalizing state facilities Turning a liability into an asset is almost always a good idea. That’s why the state of Illinois’ plan to offer tax breaks to companies t…

    PANTAGRAPH
  68. Tolls fill gas tax gap WASHINGTON – Cash-strapped states are scouting for ways to pay for critical road work, and increasingly, the result for motorists is the …

    BY SUSAN MILLIGAN, STATELINE.ORG (MCT)
  69. During I-90 update, funding concerns arise for future state roadwork The ongoing $2.2 billion makeover of the 54-year-old Jane Addams Memorial I-90 Tollway is currently running to time to be finished by fal…

    SUNTIMES
  70. ILLINOIS — NIU set to inaugurate new president DEKALB, Ill. (AP) – Northern Illinois University’s new president is set to be officially inaugurated during a ceremony at the DeKalb scho…

    BELOITDAILYNEWS
  71. WICS ABC Newschannel 20 – Illinois News WICS ABC Newschannel 20 Springfield, Illinois – Late-breaking, current Illinois news and headlines

    WICS
  72. IDOT postpones roundabout construction in Coral Township UNION – The Illinois Department of Transportation’s ongoing effort to build a traffic circle at Route 20 and Harmony Road hit another sna…

    NWHERALD
  73. Quinn mum on Chicago Park District pension legislation: ‘I haven’t seen the bill yet’ By By Dave McKinney | Get In Touch: Dave McKinney Early & Often, Politics, Springfield, Statehouse – November 13, 2013 3:35 pm @@davemcki…

    DAVE MCKINNEY
  74. Which area casino saw revenue increase in October? Pinnacle Entertainment’s River City casino in south St. Louis County was the only of six area casinos to report a revenue gain in October…

    BIZJOURNALS
  75. DuPage committee voices concerns about RTA By Hank Beckman For Sun-Times Media A Metra train rolls by. | Sun-Times Media File Updated: With Gov. Pat Quinn’s task force still studyi…

    SUNTIMES
  76. Pihos Recognizes Former Glen Ellyn Police Officer Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | GLEN ELLYN, IL¿ State Representative Sandy Pihos recently recognized former Glen Ellyn Police…

    CHICAGOTRIBUNE
  77. Sheila Simon receives the Friends of Education Award | IARSS Home" Sheila Simon receives the Friends of Education Award

    IARSS
  78. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Caption contest! Vallas – All right. Where is the poison? The battle of wits has begun. It ends when you decide and we both drink, and find out who is rig…

    CAPITOLFAX
  79. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " The Rauner report "ABC is excited to endorse Bruce Rauner for Governor," said ABC Illinois President Alicia Martin. "Bruce Rauner has demonstrated an under…

    CAPITOLFAX
  80. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Endangered Goat? Sam Sianis, who runs the tavern and is the nephew of the Billy Goat’s original owner, William Sianis, said Tuesday that he knew nothing o…

    CAPITOLFAX
  81. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Question of the day The citizens of Illinois are still paying the price for the damage Blagojevich did while Governor. Too bad they also didn’t get rid of th…

    CAPITOLFAX
  82. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " The great pension game The only way to deal with an unbalanced budget is to borrow; and there are two ways to borrow. One is to issue bonds – a practice that ha…

    CAPITOLFAX
  83. Illinois Review SPRINGFIELD – GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford announced today that if elected governor he would put in place "strategic, long …

    TYPEPAD
  84. Illinois Review By Benjamin Yount – SPRINGFIELD, IL – While lawmakers once again decided not to fix Illinois’ worst-in-the nation pension systems, the Le…

    TYPEPAD
  85. 25 Chicago Restaurants Earn Michelin Stars Check out the list if you’re in need of some inspiration for a special meal.

    PATCH
  86. RayLong Ray Long@RayLong

    #Rahmbo should quit pushing off massive debt payments, says watchdog group http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-watchdog-group-quit-pushing-off-massive-debt-payments-20131113,0,7335522.story … #twill #debt#chicago

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  87. StateRepAnthony John D Anthony@StateRepAnthony

    Just finished volunteering with We Care of Grundy County. I’m very glad that my office was able to sponsor tonight’s mobile food pantry.

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  88. Having a great time with constituents at our open house.pic.twitter.com/Po8XCsxFwZ

    DEB MELL@DEBMELL
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  89. Great to see @RepBerrios speaking about marriage equality. Thank you for your leadership pic.twitter.com/8eKKlU8LfD

    DANIEL HERNANDEZ JR@DJBLP
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  90. The front of Eisenhower H.S. at night. The $38 million renovation will soon be complete. http://instagram.com/p/grMOfHkGaV/

    DOUG WOLFE – WAND TV@WANDTVDOUG
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  91. Rep. Lipinski Hosting Senior Fair Nov. 22 in Countryside Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) will be hosting a Senior Fair on Friday, Nov. 22, at the Operat…

    CHICAGOTRIBUNE
  92. Emanuel Set For Mexico City Visit To Establish Sister City Partnership Reporting Jay Levine MEXICO CITY (CBS) – Rahm Emanuel is making his first international visit as mayor to Mexico City. The two-day missio…

    NICKSCHMIT82
  93. Former Mayor Daley won’t have to testify in man’s bid to overturn conviction BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Criminal Courts Reporter Stanley Wrice Former Mayor Richard Daley will not have to take the stand in a post-conviction…

    SUNTIMES
  94. Report: Too Much Government Costing Illinois Taxpayers Big Time WTVO/WQRF — The Illinois Policy Institute has released a report showing that Illinois by far has more local government entities than any…

    MYSTATELINE
  95. Ex-Chicago Bear Sam Hurd sentenced to 15 years in drug case November 13, 2013 (DALLAS) (WLS) — For ex NFL and NIU football player Sam Hurd, down and out used to be a pass pattern. Now, it describe…

    CHUCK GOUDIE
  96. Madigan Circles Date for Pension Vote ward room Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan sent an email to state representatives Wednesday asking them to be prepared for a…

    NBCCHICAGO
  97. Lawmakers told to be ready for December session Illinois lawmakers are being advised to keep the week of Dec. 3 open for a possible return to Springfield, perhaps to vote on pension ref…

    BY DOUG FINKE
  98. DavidOrmsby David Ormsby@DavidOrmsby

    Psst. Illinois lawmakers are being told they will likely return to Springfield on Dec. 3 for a pension deal vote, a top Democrat says.

    13 HOURS AGO

  99. 33rdWard 33rd Ward@33rdWard

    Our deputy alderman, giving @debmell a break: http://ow.ly/i/3IzUh #33rdWardOpenHouse

    14 HOURS AGO

  100. SenatorKirk Mark Kirk@SenatorKirk

    Today POTUS signed @SenatorDurbin‘s & my bill improving access to epinephrine pens in schools. It will save lives. http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=928 …

    14 HOURS AGO

  101. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Environmental, Labor Groups Hold Dueling Chicago Rallies Over EPA Pollution Limits For Power Plants (VIDEO) http://progressillinois.com/posts/content/2013/11/08/environmental-labor-groups-hold-chicago-rallies-over-epa-pollution-limits-p#.UoQHPYMnBI0.twitter … #twill

    14 HOURS AGO

  102. AndyManar Andy Manar@AndyManar

    Why is equitable education funding so important for our public schools? This is a great article from the New… http://fb.me/1uj2SoBMm

    14 HOURS AGO


  103. Stop by the office tonight 5-7 , 3657 N Kedzie, like Loraine.pic.twitter.com/t8XA0ruwZ6

    DEB MELL@DEBMELL
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  104. PatQuinnNews Pat Quinn@PatQuinnNews

    Vallas Ready And Willing To Be Quinn’s ‘Second Banana’ http://www.snsanalytics.com/p0w4y0

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  105. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Just heard that we’re being called back to #Springfield on 12/3-12/4 for a #specialsession to possibly deal with #pensions. #twill#ILGA

    15 HOURS AGO

  106. kerrylester Kerry Lester@kerrylester

    .@AP scoop: #IL lawmakers told by Madigan’s chief of staff to prepare to return to Springfield Dec. 3. http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Lawmakers-told-to-be-ready-for-December-session-4981178.php …

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  107. SenatorKirk Mark Kirk@SenatorKirk

    Today I urged Senate cmte to confirm Manish Shah as newest fed judge for northern #Illinois. Watch video of my intro: http://www.kirk.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=926 …

    15 HOURS AGO

  108. MikeMahoney18 MikeMahoney@MikeMahoney18

    Obamacare in Illinois – 1,370 members. Divvy Bike Sharing – 11,000 members. Maybe they just need to give away a bike with each signup.

    15 HOURS AGO

  109. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Senger: “Vivid demonstration of failure”: * From a press release… DARLENE SENGER CALLS ILLI… http://bit.ly/1bvlRFr

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  110. SmallBizGOP SmallBizGOP@SmallBizGOP

    RT if you agree, @WSJsmallbizL #Congress should repeal health law & pass a #business & worker-friendly reform #pjnet http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303460004579192102917020082?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop …

    15 HOURS AGO

  111. DanProft Dan Proft@DanProft

    Word on the street is that @BruceRauner is finally going to blow thru the caps, get back on the air w/ big retail media buy. #twill#ilgop

    15 HOURS AGO

  112. DarleneSenger Darlene Senger@DarleneSenger

    IL taxpayers are getting fleeced while people who need health care cant access it & people who have it are losing it. http://bit.ly/1eNp9ay

    15 HOURS AGO

  113. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    Senate is surveying members about a return to Springfield Dec. 3 to deal with pensions. Rich Miller 1st reported similar House action.

    15 HOURS AGO

  114. ILSenateGOP ILSenateGOP@ILSenateGOP

    The leaders of Illinois’ four legislative caucuses have taken the lead as negotiations toward meaningful pension… http://fb.me/10c6o7oMm

    16 HOURS AGO

  115. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    @DarleneSenger, GOP hopeful for Congress, said the 1,370 to enroll for Obamacare via IL website shows "vivid demonstration of failure."

    16 HOURS AGO

  116. NationalNOW National NOW@NationalNOW

    Prop. 8 architects now try to deny rights to transgender students http://j.mp/1gGP8kl #LGBT

    16 HOURS AGO

  117. IllinoisReview Illinois Review@IllinoisReview

    .@DarleneSenger calls for delay of Obamacare’s individual mandate#ilgop #twill #ACA #obamacare http://bit.ly/1gKWpjb

    16 HOURS AGO

  118. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY – This just in…: There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. http://bit.ly/1cpb1PJ

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  119. Really appreciated the opportunity to speak to Matt Maddox’s class at Columbus Elementary School today. pic.twitter.com/kIA0g0C2je

    DWIGHT KAY@REPDWIGHTKAY
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  120. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Tomorrow, November 14, is World Diabetes Day; are you at risk? http://ilsendems.co/17qfwqo #WDD13@AmDiabetesIL@AmDiabetesAssn

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  121. Gov Quinn displays a @carrieunderwood-signed guitar he rec’d after giving $ to the SPI civic ctr to expand. pic.twitter.com/GdyT6LUQ0D

    DAVE MCKINNEY@DAVEMCKINNEY123
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  122. If I knew all I had to do to party with @AmandaVinicky was get pregnant I woulda done it much sooner. Thanks AV! ❤ pic.twitter.com/gLkH217fWS

    RACHEL OTWELL@RACHEL_OTWELL
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  123. DennisDMZ Dennis Miller Show@DennisDMZ

    When Toronto’s Mayor gives you the Key to the City it weighs 2.2 pounds.

    16 HOURS AGO

  124. KirkDillard Kirk Dillard@KirkDillard

    Just over 2 weeks until we know who’s on the ballot… – http://eepurl.com/INbmv

    17 HOURS AGO

  125. ABC ABC News@ABC

    Just in: Hawaii’s governor signs gay marriage bill into law, ceremonies to begin Dec. 2 (via @AP)

    17 HOURS AGO

  126. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    I want neither. MT @AFPhq: More people attend 1 Packers game at Lambeau Field (78,110) than signed up 4 #Obamacare through the fed exchanges

    17 HOURS AGO

  127. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Ah, the good old days: * Illinois Review has published a piece by Robert Klein Engler who w… http://bit.ly/1cVAgy8

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  128. We’re honored to earn such strong grassroots support in DuPage County.pic.twitter.com/e0I4zMewyp

    KIRK DILLARD@KIRKDILLARD
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  129. samsteinhp Sam Stein@samsteinhp

    OCARE DATA: 106,185 state + fed enrollees; 396,261 eligible for Medicaid; 975,407 applied/determined eligible but haven’t selected a plan

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  130. AP The Associated Press@AP

    Former Raiders player Todd Christensen has died from surgery complications during a liver transplant: http://apne.ws/1aTSBtE -SS

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  131. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill “A place called Illinois”: * Sen. Kirk Dillard opined on the choice of Paul Vallas today… “… http://bit.ly/1bv4fK1

    17 HOURS AGO

  132. rebootillinois Reboot Illinois@rebootillinois

    MT @mtpaprocki: Morningstar evaluates fiscal health of 25 city#pension plans, finds Chicago the weakest: http://on.mktw.net/17uytxr #twill

    17 HOURS AGO

  133. ILPrincipalsGR IPA Gov. Relations@ILPrincipalsGR

    Sandack becomes ‘Principal for a Day’ – Bugle Newspapers@RonSandack http://ow.ly/qMvcZ

    18 HOURS AGO

  134. advanceillinois Advance Illinois@advanceillinois

    The U.S. is one of few advanced nations where poor students have fewer resources in schools than their rich peers. http://ow.ly/qKzry

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  135. Today I joined @RepCardenas. @WhipHoyer and other House Dems to tell@SpeakerBoehner we are #Ready4Reform pic.twitter.com/jYWKxA16Yr

    BILL FOSTER@REPBILLFOSTER
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  136. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * Tribune… Prosecutors have urged a federal appeals court to reject fo… http://bit.ly/1dqxNrx

    18 HOURS AGO

  137. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Once more, with feeling: * Bad guy… He lied and lied and lied. But after years of living hi… http://bit.ly/1buYGLJ

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  138. RepCheri Rep. Cheri Bustos@RepCheri

    Reminder, deadline is Friday! I’m accepting applications from IL HS students for military academy nominations http://1.usa.gov/16Rv89q

    18 HOURS AGO

  139. natalie_bauer Natalie Bauer@natalie_bauer

    Public Access Counselor issues latest binding opinion, finds Berwyn violated FOIA by failing to provide police report http://ow.ly/qN2Wm

    18 HOURS AGO

  140. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    FREE diabetes screenings tomorrow, Nov. 14, at the Downers Grove Rec Center (4500 Belmont Rd., Downers Grove)… http://fb.me/1DLdpPdoD

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  141. JayVeeAy Joannè von Alroth@JayVeeAy

    .@CivicFederation warns Chicago faces pension disaster, service cuts and higher property taxes under Rahm’s budget: http://bit.ly/1fBTG8S

    18 HOURS AGO

  142. GregHinz Greg Hinz@GregHinz

    No one’s driving the train to rebuild Chicago’s sadsadsad Union Station. http://tinyurl.com/q4aobk5

    18 HOURS AGO

  143. Dan_Brady Dan Brady@Dan_Brady

    I had a very busy Veteran’s Day, celebrating our local veterans. One of the many events I attended was at OSF. They celebrated a new…

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  144. Bill_Brady Bill Brady@Bill_Brady

    Chicago budget makes progress but pension disaster awaits – by@rebootillinois http://shar.es/85cAQ

    19 HOURS AGO

  145. RepCheri Rep. Cheri Bustos@RepCheri

    Staff will hold office hours tomorrow from 9am-4pm at our Sterling satellite office at 212 3rd Ave. Stop in if you need any assistance!

    19 HOURS AGO

  146. RepCardenas Rep. Tony Cárdenas@RepCardenas

    Rep. Bill Foster: if you are pro-growth, you must support Comprehensive Immigration Reform. He knows #CIRmeansjobsand is #ready4reform!

    19 HOURS AGO

  147. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Today’s numbers: * From the Chicago Reporter… Eight out of 10 misdemeanor cases have been d… http://bit.ly/1cottYK

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  148. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    Special thanks to @MayorMorrissey of Rockford IL for his remarks at the @SenateApprops hearing today

    20 HOURS AGO

  149. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    Time for Congress to act to avoid irrational sequestration cuts to budgets of @DeptofDefense &other agencies/depts

    20 HOURS AGO

  150. debmell Deb Mell@debmell

    Open house tonight!! 5-7 3649 N. Kedzie. Light refreshments. See you there!!

    20 HOURS AGO

  151. Bill_Brady Bill Brady@Bill_Brady

    More Democrats and Republicans come out in support of an end to district map rigging @rebootillinois http://shar.es/85cfF

    20 HOURS AGO

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

    I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/1wKZ6sLk4

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

    I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2PRgMn6h3

    20 HOURS AGO

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

    I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2Krb5aUBu

    20 HOURS AGO

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

    I’m currently enjoying food from arguably the best restaurant in Chicago, right down the street from my office -… http://fb.me/30otDiYhh

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

    I posted a new photo to Facebook http://fb.me/2s5D7CRlf

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  157. He shoots, he scores? RT @digg: Michael Jordan playing beer pong ( http://deadsp.in/1apupga ) pic.twitter.com/DYR6Jp5mUi

    CRAIG WALL FOX 32@CRAIGRWALL
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  158. mjzalewski Michael J. Zalewski@mjzalewski

    Busy day in the district. Started off at a legislative breakfast at MacNeal, then off to the Bridgeview Senior… http://fb.me/1YYcug1p8

    20 HOURS AGO

  159. KevinLyonsNWH Kevin Lyons@KevinLyonsNWH

    Guest Column: @RepJackFranks eloquently explains his only McHenry County rep.vote in support of gay marriage http://shawurl.com/vci

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  160. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Endangered Goat?: * Tribune… The Billy Goat Tavern has been a Chicago landmark for generati… http://bit.ly/1bDIcPr

    20 HOURS AGO

  161. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    3/3 These folks fill critical roles in medium&small businesses that are hub of innovation in the US

    21 HOURS AGO

  162. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    2/3 Reality: heart of this industrial base are millions of middle class workers: engineers, machinists, comp scitists&welders

    21 HOURS AGO

  163. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    1/3 Misperception: that majority of workers that build our nat sec structures work for large corps w/big defense contracts

    21 HOURS AGO

  164. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    I’m chairing a @SenateApprops hearing on sequestration&the defense industrial base – watch live here http://1.usa.gov/ZqXPpw

    21 HOURS AGO

  165. LisaMadigan Lisa Madigan@LisaMadigan

    Madigan Warns Public of Scams Related to Temporary Driver’s Licenses http://bit.ly/1fBDcgI via @23WIFR #twill

    21 HOURS AGO

  166. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Driving up to #Chicago on a clear/cold morning for meetings before my event tonight in #HighlandPark Join us! https://www.facebook.com/mikeforillinois/posts/10151841632331961 … #twill

    21 HOURS AGO

  167. reptryon Michael Tryon@reptryon

    Tomorrow I am holding a free Diabetes Screening event at Image Industries in Huntley, more information here…. https://www.facebook.com/events/217140818459049/ …

    21 HOURS AGO

  168. lahooddarin Darin LaHood@lahooddarin

    E-cycling day for old electronics | WEEK News 25 – News, Sports, Weather – Peoria, Illinois | Top Stories http://www.cinewsnow.com/news/local/E-cycling-day-for-old-electronics-231307841.html …

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  169. mikeunes Mike Unes@mikeunes

    I enjoyed speaking at the Veterans Day Event in Marquette Heights on Monday and to the East Peoria Chamber… http://fb.me/13BNNKmZM

    21 HOURS AGO

  170. RepBobRita Rep. Bob Rita@RepBobRita

    Flashback photo: Bob at the Calumet Township Movies in the Park. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=228373270647314&set=a.228371590647482.1073741829.100004239271728&type=3&theater … http://ow.ly/i/3m1Ln

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  171. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill The great pension game: * A pension reform bill passed by the Illinois General Assembly las… http://bit.ly/1a4Onxm

    21 HOURS AGO

  172. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill The Rauner report: * Illinois Review… One of the state’s most anti-union groups, Contractor… http://bit.ly/1a4OlFT

    21 HOURS AGO

  173. ILAttyGeneral IL Attorney General@ILAttyGeneral

    Investigate before you donate to relief efforts in the Philippines http://bit.ly/1e3zyMr

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  174. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY – Supplement to today’s edition: There is no excerpt because th… http://bit.ly/1buwEzM

    A DAY AGO

  175. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill A strong case: * As we’ve already discussed, the Illinois Republican Party is taking a look… http://bit.ly/1dpQhIC

    A DAY AGO

  176. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Caption contest!: * Gov. Pat Quinn and his new running mate Paul Vallas at breakfast yester… http://bit.ly/1dpQhIA

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  177. Our group is off to a great start. Glad to host numerous statewide candidates.@Bill_Brady @DeWittYR pic.twitter.com/S2OOmrbWLf

    NATE ENNIS@NATE_ENNIS
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  178. rights4girls rights4girls@rights4girls

    In Our Own Backyard http://huff.to/1bo9P0w via @HuffPostChicago#childsextrafficking

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  179. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Senators help retirees pursue answers in CMS benefits changes http://ilsendems.co/17SzjSY #CMS #Medicare

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  180. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Koehler thanks veteran and military-member support groups for their service http://bit.ly/1ckbYZx

    A DAY AGO

  181. MeredithVK Meredith VanKampen@MeredithVK

    Rep. Reboletti’s father, John Reboletti’s obituary and funeral service arangements via Chicago Tribune http://shar.es/8u8S8 via @ShareThis

    A DAY AGO

  182. DamaniRashad Damani R. Bolden@DamaniRashad

    Thanks to @ToiHutchinson, @MikeforIllinois, and@NaomiJakobsson for being actively involved on campus! #Illini

    A DAY AGO

  183. kerrylester Kerry Lester@kerrylester

    Cute video by @ILSenDems showcasing caucus members who are also veterans. Watch: http://www.senatedem.ilga.gov/index.php/caucus-news/blog-archive/3787-illinois-senate-democrats-share-thought-on-veterans-day … #twill

    2 DAYS AGO

  184. SKReview_Mike Mike Isaacs@SKReview_Mike

    http://skokie.suntimes.com/people/knacht-SKO-11142013:article … The Illinois Holocaust Museum adds 2 Bulgarian heroes to Ferro Fountain of the Righteous celebrating goodness. @ihmec

    2 DAYS AGO

  185. DirectorMiller Marc Miller@DirectorMiller

    Illinois Clean Marina Program PSA is up and running. Enjoyed filming this spot. Please share! http://youtu.be/9GktXQDTsgk via@YouTube

    6 DAYS AGO

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