Today’s headlines — Friday, Nov. 15

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  1. pkadner Dolton Mayor Riley Rogers (right) speaks with village manager Clem Balanoff (left) earlier this …

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  2. H.D. Smith layoffs include 30 in city Find whatever you’re looking forwith Totally Local Yellow Pages H.D. Smith Co. has laid off 80 employees nationwide, including 30 at the …

    BY TIM LANDIS
  3. Numbers don’t lie: In Illinois, Obamacare means Medicaid By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – You could fit all the people in Illinois who have signed up for private insuran…

    BEN YOUNT
  4. In Illinois, nuclear industry sees no urgency on waste storage Illinois is currently home to the largest amount of nuclear waste of any state, and the industry is content to keep it that way, at least…

    KARI LYDERSEN
  5. GOP hopeful in 11th defends supporting Obama, Blago As owner of Naperville’s Phoenix Closures, Republican businessman Bert Miller took a turn last decade as chairman of the powerful Illinoi…

    DAILYHERALD
  6. Illinois Education Board to Decide Consolidations The Illinois State Board of Education will take care of a task that was supposed to be handled at the local level.

    RICH EGGER
  7. Rock Cut State Park To Get $225,000 Facelift – MyStateline.com – Powered by WTVO-TV and WQRF-TV ROCKFORD – Changes are coming to one of the area’s biggest parks.

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  8. Senator Kirk Pulls Senate Meeting Room For Group Supportive Of Russia’s Anti-LGBT Law Late Thursday, Illinois Senator Mark Kirk’s office abruptly canceled access to a Senate meeting room for a Friday event scheduled by a so…

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  9. Our Opinion: Pension reform in December? We’ll see If you’ve come here looking for concrete answers about when and how legislators intend to tackle pension reform and right the sinking fis…

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  10. Bill Would Address Double-Dipping | Alton Daily News A new bill in the Illinois House is aimed at public sector employees who "double dip" on pensions. Currently, pensions for state and loca…

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  11. Illinois Review Senator Durbin invites you to lunch with Elizabeth Warren and him From U.S. Senator Dick Durbin’s always interesting Facebook page. A con…

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  12. DeanOlsenSJR Dean Olsen@DeanOlsenSJR

    Illinoisans may have more options after Obama’s health-insurance announcement http://bit.ly/I3gcLE #twill #ACA #ObamaCare

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  13. thomasfrisbie Thomas Frisbie@thomasfrisbie

    CST Editorial: Why fixing ObamaCare is not an easy job. http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/23755392-474/editorial-how-to-heal-obamacare.html …

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  14. thebig550 550 KTRS St. Louis@thebig550

    Coming up this hour: @KirkDillard joins @McGrawMilhaven &@KellyJKSDK. Next hour movie reviews w/ @blaustein, Deb Peterson & Mike Kelly

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  15. DooleyJenna Jenna Dooley@DooleyJenna

    Illinois Pumpkins On Thanksgiving Tables from @HarvestPM http://bit.ly/1hKYRaO

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  16. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    Partnering w/ @LemonTreeGrocer & Critical Technology Solutions to try & make holidays brighter 4 less fortunate. http://downersgrove.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/toys-for-tots-campaign-underway-in-downers-grove …

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  17. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    Real estate taxes increasing when property values are decreasing? That is a problem, to be sure. http://fb.me/6M8TPyrza

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  18. ilhousegop Illinois House GOP@ilhousegop

    Latest on our Blog: Free Diabetes Screenings Today http://goo.gl/fb/u5HCT

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  19. ilhousegop Illinois House GOP@ilhousegop

    Latest on our Blog: Bernard Schoenburg: Poe married a day after Kennedy was shot http://goo.gl/fb/hreTS

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  20. ILTruthTeam Illinois Truth Team@ILTruthTeam

    Kirk Dillard 2014: The Hard-Core Conservative. For Now. (We hope.) http://goo.gl/fb/UOp02

    @RonSandack

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  21. WCRW12 WCRW@WCRW12

    Thank you Senator Kirk Dillard and his wife for coming out tonight to the WCRW Ladies Night out @KirkDillard

    @KirkDillard

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  22. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    Tune in to @1440WROK tomorrow at 9:09. I’ll chat about Obamacare and Medicaid expansion with @ScotBertram

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  23. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    .@WhigNews: Rutherford tells how his run for office will add up to a win #twill #Quincy http://www.whig.com/story/23961504/rutherford-tells-how-his-run-for-office-will-add-up-to-a-win …

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  24. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    Quincy Journal: Rutherford stumps for governor in #Quincy #twill http://quincyjournal.com/above-the-fold/2013/11/13/rutherford-stumps-for-governor-in-quincy/ …

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  25. cljmitchell Christian Mitchell@cljmitchell

    http://tinyurl.com/k7g4r3n Article by me and @KwameRaoul in tomorrow’s Tribune. We can be tougher on violent criminals if we’re smarter on drugs

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  26. jhilkevitch Jon Hilkevitch@jhilkevitch

    Texting at stoplight an accident waiting to happen http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-texting-while-stopped-20131114,0,3433283.story …

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  27. mdoubek Madeleine Doubek@mdoubek

    #Didyouknow: Nearly $0.25 of every #tax dollar goes to #pensions? Tell #Illinois politicians we need a solution here: http://ow.ly/qQd67

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  28. dsplacko Dane Placko FOX 32@dsplacko

    Talk about a political perk! Wait’ll you see the car Bellwood’s mayor drives around town–at taxpayer’s expense. Tonight @fox32news

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  29. NewsChannel 20 Top Stories Business News US unemployment benefit applications dip to 339K WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment ben…

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  30. Ray LaHood: I told Rahm Emanuel to ‘go to hell’ Working in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said it wasn’t infrequent that he …

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  31. Illinois_Stage Illinois_Stage@Illinois_Stage

    DCCC-backed candidate in Illinois’ hotly contested 13th district was/is late paying taxes #anncallis http://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/illinois/government-and-politics/congressional-candidate-was-late-on-property-taxes/article_cff740e2-4d8d-11e3-aa10-0019bb2963f4.html …

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  32. Springfield Unveils Disabilities Transition Plan Thursday Springfield – Some would say next year’s plan is an ambitious one, going from 7 miles of handicap accessible sidewalks to 22 miles. Suppo…

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  33. Billy Goat Tavern says it’s staying put Hundreds of people had a rough commute home Wednesday night after their Ventra cards malfunctioned, creating a jam at "L" stops around to…

    MYFOXCHICAGO
  34. SenatorMcCarter Kyle McCarter@SenatorMcCarter

    At conference in Texas state rep says 1200 people moving to TX every day. Wow! Think it is the sunshine?

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  35. SenatorKirk Mark Kirk@SenatorKirk

    #Illinois‘ rivers hwys & rail make us crossroads of USA. Proud to join effort to meet growing infrastructure needs. http://1.usa.gov/1gP8h3E

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

    Celebrating the opening of their new location. Congrats to the owners Masah Sedia SamForay and Lisa McLeod…. http://fb.me/22XaOY16B

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  37. Hinsdale students go for stacking record With an intense look of concentration in her eyes and swiftly moving hands, third-grader Emily Lawson flipped and stacked plastic cups at…

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  38. RepDwightKay Dwight Kay@RepDwightKay

    Leftover taxpayer money to be repaid to some Metro-East residents http://www.kmov.com/news/local/Leftover-taxpayer-money-to-be-repaid-to-Wood-River-residents-231827711.html …

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  39. Attending a meet & greet along w/my wife Stephanie at Gatto’s in #NewLenox. Great crowd ready to #MakeILworkagain! pic.twitter.com/7daAGZmgBT

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  40. fspielman Fran Spielman@fspielman

    Zoning Committee approves $140 million development near Wrigley Field despite too much parking concerns http://voices.suntimes.com/none/zoning-committee-approves-140-million-development-near-wrigley-field-despite-concerns-about-too-much-parking/ … via @Suntimes

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  41. IllinoisChannel IllinoisChannel@IllinoisChannel

    Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) has been selected to the House-Senate Conf Cmte to resolve differences on the Water Resources Bill, WRRDA. #twill

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  42. Deep dish w/ dead fish RT @ChicagosMayor: We sent @TheDailyShow some real pizza for lunch today. No hard feelings? pic.twitter.com/v0dj02PonT

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  43. MaryAnnAhernNBC Mary Ann Ahern@MaryAnnAhernNBC

    Springfield Bishop Paprocki plans #exorcism on same day#GovQuinn signs #samesexmarriage bill #wwfd

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  44. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    Garcia on Paprocki: "Should I ask him to exorcise me? I might bring my exorcist and exorcise him, and I’ll have Linda Blair as a witness."

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  45. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    Gay activist Rick Garcia on Paprocki’s plan to hold prayers of ‘exorcism’ over #SB10: "When I heard that, I thought I was going to vomit."

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  46. Exclusive: It was an earthquake McCOOK – It was an earthquake. The tremor that shook the western suburbs Nov. 4 seven seconds after a routine explosion at McCook’s Feder…

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  47. DarleneSenger Darlene Senger@DarleneSenger

    Tonight at 6:15 I join Joe Walsh @AM560TheAnswer to talk about delaying Obamacare & disclosing its harmful effects http://bit.ly/1eNp9ay

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  48. Illinois Review Ignoring its long-time support and endorsments of President Obama, the Chicago Tribune is now realizing that "the American public is havi…

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  49. 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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  50. 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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  51. 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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  52. 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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  53. 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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  54. Sen. Rezin joined Governor Quinn at the… – State Senator Sue Rezin | Facebook

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  55. Chicago Bar Association Presents 90th Annual Bar Show, 12/4-8 The Chicago Bar Association will present the 90th annual Bar Show, the longest running annual, original musical revue in Chicago and prob…

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  56. Akin Gump hires Dario Frommer – Roskam huddles with PAC operatives – Fogarty upped at Nestlé AKIN GUMP HIRES DARIO FROMMER: Law firm and lobbying shop Akin Gump has brought Dario J. Frommer onboard as a partner in its public law a…

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    Governor Quinn at Caregiving in America Forum

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    Governor Quinn Launches Newest Veterans Cash Lottery Ticket

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  59. Illinois Review Illinois Federation of Teachers hears from friendly politicians and union leaders The Illinois Federation of Teachers held their annual c…

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  60. Rahm Emanuel Goes to Mexico Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in Mexico City Thursday. The trip marks Emanuel’s first official international trip as mayor. He’s there to establ…

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  61. Reverse Spin, Spinning out of control? Edgar Co. – ECWd’s From the Investigating Innocence Organization comes an interesting twist that should not surprise anyone in Edgar Coun…

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  62. CompTopinka Judy Baar Topinka@CompTopinka

    Thank you to all the communities and General Assembly members helping to spread the word and linking to #TheWarehouse http://warehouse.illinoiscomptroller.com/

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  63. Asked about tax hike, Quinn talks pensions Gov. Pat Quinn won’t say if he wants to keep in place the major income tax hike he signed into law instead of letting it start to expire …

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  64. Rose: hope dwindling for Health Alliance to win state contract | News-Gazette.com One local state senator is starting to resign to the fact that Urbana-based Health Alliance may not get another chance to win a state con…

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  65. Pace to Hand Out Free Ventra Cards at Union Station The goal is to ease Pace users’ transition to the new payment system, which allows preloaded cards to be purchased and reloaded.

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  66. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Question of the day From the Twitters… Chairman Jack Dorgan says @ilgop was "like a frat house on the last day of college" when he took over from @pat_brad…

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  67. Vallas selection intriguing for education SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn has picked a running mate who is not afraid to poke a government union boss in the political eye. To be hone…

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  68. Strange Politics – Kirk Dillard #1:… – Lake County Tea Party | Facebook

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  69. Rauner’s cash infusion opens fundraising door for governor rivals Wealthy Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner is adding $500,000 of his own money to his campaign, an amount that will trigger a pro…

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  70. Illinois Agencies Reviewing Change to Health Care Law By Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois Department of Insurance and the state’s major health insurer say they are reviewing chang…

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  71. Candidates Still Staking Out Positions On Same-Sex Marriage Although same-sex marriage will soon be law in Illinois, the issue could remain a factor in the 2014 elections. For most Democrats – espe…

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  72. MarcKarlinsky Marc Karlinsky@MarcKarlinsky

    The @ACLUofIL sued Chicago over its 911 dispatch process. An appellate ruling Weds lets it go forward. Free in @CDLB: http://bit.ly/HPcZj5

    @amaloney24

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  73. Illinois_Stage Illinois_Stage@Illinois_Stage

    The state is looking for someone to fix a hole in a fence… at a state prison http://www.purchase.state.il.us/ipb/IllinoisBID.nsf/frmBidDocFrameset?ReadForm&RefNum=22028369&DocID=35E097A6D7114DD686257A6100775418&view=viewNoticesClosedByDate …

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  74. KwameRaoul Sen. Kwame Raoul@KwameRaoul

    Good thing the goal posts are motionless in football. Otherwise kicking field goals would be more like pension reform negotiations.

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  75. What Target Date for Pension Vote Means For Incumbents ward room Illinois’ target date for a vote on pension reform comes at a convenient time for incumbents. "Please reserve Tuesday, Dec. 3, …

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  76. School Emergency Planning: There’s an App for that. Details @ 5 on how schools might soon handle a crisis. pic.twitter.com/hnxlJ97ec2

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  77. Jimmy John’s clears final hurdle in village The proposal passed through the Building and Development Committee and the Planning and Zoning Commission but met opposition from Trustee…

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  78. DuPage County waited 6 days to report Legionnaires’ in Naperville The DuPage County Health Department is reviewing how it communicates with the public after failing to report last week two cases of Legio…

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    Governor Quinn Announces $4 Million Renovation to Prairie Capital Convention Center

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  80. Largest Illinois insurer reacts to Obama’s shift CHICAGO (AP) â€" The health insurer with the most customers on the Illinois individual market is reviewing changes announced Thursday by …

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  81. 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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  82. Bill Cartwright to Head "Chicago Basketball Academy" outside shot Former Chicago Bulls center and head coach Bill Cartwright is at the forefront of a new boarding school called The Chicago B…

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  83. Judge rules ex-Chicago mayor won’t testify in case A Cook County judge has ruled former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley will not have to testify during a post-conviction hearing of a man wh…

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  84. ILSenateGOP ILSenateGOP@ILSenateGOP

    Today Senator Rezin participated in Diabetes Awareness Day at Morris Hospital where she was screened for diabetes… http://fb.me/101ULLbOM

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  85. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * From the Twitters… Chairman Jack Dorgan says @ilgop was "like a fr…t.co/STfl4R7MHk

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  86. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Senators applaud 31st annual Governor’s Hometown Awards http://ilsendems.co/175uuVT

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  87. Illinois House honors former Glen Ellyn police officer GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn police officer Ray Munch was honored by the Illinois House of Representatives Nov. 5 for his service to th…

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  88. Illinois auto group helps prepare Chevy Volt drivers for winter weather JOLIET, Ill., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Winter weather in Illinois presents a set of challenges to every driver. Snow-covered ter…

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  89. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Vallas brother: Quinn 2010 loss would have restored democracy to Illinois If you think controlling Paul Vallas is gonna be tough for the Quinnsters, controlling Vallas’ brother Dean could end up being a nightmar…

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  90. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Quinn plays dodgeball in Springfield presser Pension reform was also his answer to a question of whether lawmakers will return to Springfield between now and the end of 2013. As for …

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  91. Kass: Tortured Wisconsin man proves that women actually snore Benjamin Duddles of Waukesha, Wis., doesn’t like women who snore. But unlike most American men who are too afraid to do anything about it…

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  92. Illinois Review By State Rep. Tom Demmer – As we move forward into the winter season, many residents across the State are wondering whether or not they w…

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  93. WLS-Channel 7 to bring on board Tanja Babich Nov 14, 2013, 11:33am CST ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7 today said it is adding Tanja Babich as a general assignment reporter and substitute an…

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  94. Rep. Schock blasts law for triggering cancellations Thousands of central Illinois residents are losing their health coverage or facing hefty premium increases because of the federal Afforda…

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  95. Rep. Schock blasts law for triggering cancellations Thousands of central Illinois residents are losing their health coverage or facing hefty premium increases because of the federal Afforda…

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  96. Illinois Review COOK COUNTY – Cigarettes are a valuable black market commodity in Illinois because "You can make so much money on it…" according to one…

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  97. Quinn to speak at Chicago caregiving conference CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn is among the speakers at a Chicago conference on caregiving for the sick and elderly. It’s called the Washi…

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  98. Lake County, Chicago Make Forbes Most Miserable Cities List Forbes ranked Chicago at number four and Lake County at number nine on its list of the 2013 Most Miserable Cities.

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  99. Jordan’s Shoes From ‘Flu Game’ Being Auctioned Off Reporting John Cody CHICAGO (CBS) – The shoes Michael Jordan wore in the famous "Flu Game" against the Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals are be…

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  100. Illinois Review CHICAGO, IL – The Illinois Civil Justice League (ICJL) is commending the U.S. House for passing the "Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparen…

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  101. FRC Blog " Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins: ‘This President is Losing Credibility Day by Day’ Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) appeared on yesterday’s edition of “Washington Watch with Tony Perkins” to give an update on…

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  102. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Today’s Dillard quotes "I saw a couple of you at the traditional marriage rally at the state Capitol a week ago. I found it incredible that I had to stand in th…

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  103. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Foster race attracts yet another GOP candidate CapitolFax.com * Rep. Darlene Senger has a new GOP primary opponent. From what I hear, he’s a pretty good guy, has secured about a quarte…

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  104. Rauner gives $500K to his own gubernatorial campaign CHICAGO — Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has made a $500,000 donation to his own campaign, effectively lifting …

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  105. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Springfield bishop demands "evil" gay marriage law be repealed, plans exorcism From a press release … Scheduled for approximately the same time that Gov. Pat Quinn signs into Illinois law the redefinition of civil …

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  106. ilhousegop Illinois House GOP@ilhousegop

    Rep. Demmer’s marriage proposal a family affair @CrainsChicago http://fw.to/epnGGyX

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  107. SenatorRezin Sue Rezin@SenatorRezin

    I spoke to the Seneca High School Govt class. Good luck with your football playoffs on Sat.

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  108. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    A Springfield cop balks when a reporter wants to press charges after the city allegedly broke the Open Meetings Act. http://illinoistimes.com/article-permalink-13107.html …

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  109. College affordability hearing today at CSU; Collins, Frerichs, Jones listen to Dr. Wayne Watson, CSU president. pic.twitter.com/G3WCgNNxWA

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  110. RepRobinKelly Robin Kelly@RepRobinKelly

    .@NucorCorp I spoke on the House Floor today about my IL-02 Economic Development Tour http://youtu.be/uucuuOohQsk

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  111. RepRobinKelly Robin Kelly@RepRobinKelly

    Today I spoke on the House Floor, highlighting companies large and small that all contribute to the local economy http://youtu.be/uucuuOohQsk

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  112. GregHinz Greg Hinz@GregHinz

    Biz leaders backing challenge to Cong. Bill #Foster > intervening in#GOP primary http://tinyurl.com/l7zzb5k

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  113. ‘Star Wars’ holding open casting call in Chicago Someone from Chicago could soon be relocating to a galaxy far, far away. There’s a casting call on Thurs. Nov. 14 from 3-8 p.m. at Park W…

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  114. SenatorKirk Mark Kirk@SenatorKirk

    Just introduced a bill w/ Sen. @ChrisCoons & @RepLipinski to keep American manufacturing competitive & create jobs. http://1.usa.gov/1fEuCOp

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  115. NeilSteinberg Neil Steinberg@NeilSteinberg

    Chicago is the latest city in a line of customers dealing with problems familiar to Ventra’s legion of haters. http://tinyurl.com/ldkvj7l

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  116. .@TheDailyShow loved your show last night. It gave us the perfect lunch idea.pic.twitter.com/Y67Yhlr9ZZ

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  117. DavidMercerAP David Mercer@DavidMercerAP

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has dismissed an engineering professor, a first for the board.

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  118. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    Crain’s: Rep. Demmer’s marriage proposal a family affair http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20131114/BLOGS03/131119859 …

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  119. GregHinz Greg Hinz@GregHinz

    #Rauner has a ton to spend > but why spend it during turkey days?#Illinois #GOP http://tinyurl.com/n8znmeo

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  120. Chicago State students Ismael Reyna and William Champion speak during today’s college affordability panel. pic.twitter.com/hWRaY5Qq9k

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  121. mikeunes Mike Unes@mikeunes

    I spent the morning at Central Junior High in East Peoria today as part of the “Principal for a Day” Program. I… http://fb.me/PImLgDeB

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  122. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Driving to #ChicagoStateUniversity for 6th #collegeaffordabilityhearing. Then out to #DeKalb for the @DeKalbDems Paul Simon Dinner. #twill

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  123. LisaMadigan Lisa Madigan@LisaMadigan

    "Anyone can set up shop on the Internet." Check for complaints against a company before making significant purchases. http://bit.ly/1hIZemh

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  124. RepCheri Rep. Cheri Bustos@RepCheri

    Today, I spoke about my recent veterans tour of our region & the need to always prioritize those who have served t.co/b5WYrjCj4z

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  125. LisaMadigan Lisa Madigan@LisaMadigan

    Attorney General Madigan Sues Bloomington Auto Parts Site for Allegedly Defrauding Consumers t.co/ROld77QHoE

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  126. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    I’m co-sponsoring a resolution to call for transparency on health insurance cancellations and Obamacare exchange… http://fb.me/6x3AxElO3

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  127. davemckinney123 Dave McKinney@davemckinney123

    Springfield bishop plans same-sex marriage ‘exorcism,’ blasts Illinois pols for ‘twisting’ pope’s words http://voices.suntimes.com/early-and-often/politics/springfield-catholic-bishop-plans-prayers-service-over-same-sex-marriage-blasts-illinois-pols-for-twisting-the-words-of-the-pope/ … via @Suntimes

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  128. sophiatareen Sophia Tareen@sophiatareen

    Suit challenging #IL gay marriage ban expected dismissed 2014 when same-sex marriage law effective. June 2 hearing. http://bit.ly/1duu9gf

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  129. KirkDillard Kirk Dillard@KirkDillard

    Attending a Public Policy Forum with IL. Republican Party Chairman Jack Dorgan.

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  130. Great hearing @MikeforIllinois speak again,along with Chuck Frank.Lake County Dems always come together! @tenthdems pic.twitter.com/vqRcACwNCo

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  131. CubaTownshipGOP Cuba Township GOP@CubaTownshipGOP

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