Today’s headlines — Saturday, Nov. 23

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Illinois State Police website provides template for firearms sign Q. Our association is in the process of developing rules prohibiting the carrying of concealed firearms. What is the requirement for the sign that we will be required to display?
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Rauner Raking In Big Donor Cash Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner is raking in hundreds of thousands of dollars from big-money donors. Political Scientist Kent Redfield from the U of I Springfield says there’s no doubt the cash infusion has other candidates nervo…

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News-Gazette sports writers need to grow up Is News-Gazette sports run by vindictive third-graders? In the Nov. 16 paper, Matt Daniels blames losing basketball recruit Cliff Alexander on Chicago, Jerrance Howard and Alexander’s girlfriend. Really? read more

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United Healthcare hopes to enroll retirees With just weeks remaining for state of Illinois retirees to enroll in new Medicare Advantage health plans, the single insurer available to thousands of Carle Physician Group patients who want to keep their doctors is better known in areas outside East Central Illinois, a company executive says. But possibly not for long. CHAMPAIGN — With just weeks remaining for state of Illinois retirees to

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State announces funding for UI, Parkland projects The state this week announced about $2 million of funding for University of Illinois and Parkland College construction projects. The projects are part of the state’s capital construction program, called Illinois Jobs Now!, signed by Gov. Pat Quinn in 2009. The projects will be managed by the Illinois Capital Development Board. read more

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cbschicagorob: With Jack Lavin event with his family and "best Buddy" Vicki! With Jack Lavin @bestbuddiesil event @FSChicago with his family and "best Buddy" Vicki!pic.twitter.com/JykgmjS0JL

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State Changes Map Of Regional Offices Of Education | Illinois Public … The Illinois State Board of Education has redrawn the map of regional education offices to meet a deadline set by the Legislature. The board voted Friday after …

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Springfield Teacher Attempts World Record Climb A Springfield School District 186 teacher is trying to break the world record of stair … Justin Stewart, a 26-year-old physical education teacher, will try to surpass …

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New CEO for 1871 technology hub at Merchandise Mart Howard Tullman — a serial entrepreneur, venture investor, one of Chicago’s … vocational school Tribeca Flashpoint Academy — will become the new CEO of the … best-connected entrepreneur you’ve never heard of,” told the Sun-Times that …

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Illinoisans urged to think fire safety on holiday – Belleville News Democrat Illinoisans urged to think fire safety on holidayBelleville News DemocratSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Thanksgiving is the day of the year when the most home cooking fires occur, and the Illinois state fire marshal is urging people to be safe in the kitchen next week. In particular, fire officials are warning of the danger of turkey …

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Starved Rock area residents resistant to sand mines "We really need something that’s going to be permanent." The geology of the Starved Rock area, some 95 miles from Chicago, includes coal deposits, silica …

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Jim Dey: Can pension dream become pension deal? – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Jim Dey: Can pension dream become pension deal?Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteThe four House and Senate legislative leaders — Speaker Madigan, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, Senate President John Cullerton and Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno — also have been meeting in strict secrecy. When and if they …

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Rep. Feigenholtz collecting holiday food donations for Lakeview Pantry – ChicagoPride.com Rep. Feigenholtz collecting holiday food donations for Lakeview PantryChicagoPride.comSara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) is helping collect food to help benefit the Lakeview Pantry East this holiday season. "The last few years have been tough for many local families," Feigenholtz said. "The economy has put a strain on food pantries at a time …

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Appeals court raps Chicago lawyer A Chicago attorney who accused an appellate court of "hypocrisy" received an unusual public rebuke from the judicial panel last week when it issued an opinion …

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Some question whether Daley serious about Lake Calumet Airport The project passed the Illinois House on the third try but was rejected by the Senate. When that happened, Daley declared the project "Dead, dead, dead.".

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Few Civil Unions In Rural Illinois By Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. As Illinois prepares for same-sex marriage, the evidence shows the concept of civil unions did not take hold in all corners …

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St. Louis Public Radio, Beacon newspaper to merge under … The merger between the St. Louis Beacon and St. Louis Public Radio, which is one …. She spent 34 years at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as a reporter, editor and …

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Man fights with officers, escapes from court in Gary GARY — Two veteran Gary police officers were rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon after a struggle with a man who had just been ordered back to jail.

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Robbins official, wife settled dispute on ‘Judge Alex’ Meanwhile, Jaco finds himself embroiled in a controversy over the hiring of Douglas J. Smith as the part-time internal affairs officer in Robbins. The now former …

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Letter: Votes should have consequences Finally, mandate that their state pensions be terminated and have all of their remaining … I would like to suggest a partial solution to the Illinois pension crisis.

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Education office merging into Pike, Adams With a new map approved Friday by the Illinois State Board of Education, the Morgan/Cass/Scott/Brown Regional Office of Eduction is set to be merged with the …

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Our View: Thumbs down to dragging out proposal Thumbs down: to the city of Batavia for dragging out the proposal of businessman Michael Grudecki to turn the city-owned Thomle building into an upscale martini lounge.

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Our View: Thumbs up to Everyday Heroes Thumbs up: to the many worthy subjects featured in the Kane County Chronicle’s Everyday Heroes section that published Wednesday.

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IllinoisChannel: Gov. Quinn, Sen. Mike Frerichs, and Rep. Chad Hays survery tornado damage in Gifford, IL Gov. Quinn, Sen. Mike Frerichs, and Rep. Chad Hays survery tornado damage in Gifford, IL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73_UsWxH7oc … @MikeforIllinois #Twill

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pkadnerNovember 22, 2013 7:52PM. Two former Crestwood water officials have been sentenced probatiby federal judge.

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Adams-Pike Regional Office of Education merges with Jacksonville … The merger was approved Friday when the Illinois State Board of Education redrew the map for the state’s ROEs ahead of a Saturday deadline set by the …

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Heard it on the Street: What retailers are saying about the shopping … Peter Gill, spokesman for the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, said the industry is expecting a 3.5-percent to 4-percent gain this year over last.

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state’s Medicaid applications adding up – Chicago Sun-Times state’s Medicaid applications adding upChicago Sun-TimesIt’s been about 30 years since Kenneth Faulkner last had health insurance. He lost it when he lost his job at the U.S. Postal Service in 1983. So whenever the 61-year-old Kankakee resident needs to see a doctor, he “self-medicates” with over-the …

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The Governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn, announced today that some members can keep their 2013 insurance plans another year. We are reviewing this announcement and will determine next steps as we keep our members informed of their options. We will reach out to consumers who may have new options as a result of the Governor’s announcement. We will be updating our website as new information is available.

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RobertFeder: Respected editor laid off: RT : It’s my final day with the — a great institution that deserves a great future.Respected editor laid off: RT @benestes: It’s my final day with the @chicagotribune — a great institution that deserves a great future.

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ChampCoSheriff: We have found humor in our response to , here is one courtesy of We have found humor in our response to #Gifford, here is one courtesy of @IDOT_Illinoispic.twitter.com/PqoK6HJNBd

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Reader comments closed for the weekend * A generous $500 contribution from Rep. Dave McSweeney bumped up our fundraising total to $4,804 as of 5:43 this afternoon. Many, many thanks to everyone for helping out the Washington, IL-area tornado victims. Of course, you can still contribute any time. Click here to give. Thanks! * Oscar the Puppy is loving […]

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Latino caucus talks immigration, remembers JFK The Illinois, Legislative Latino Caucus is meeting in suburban Rosemont where John F. Kennedy and immigration reform were among the major topics.

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What do you see? Some parishioners call this picture a miracle in the suburbs One north suburban Catholic Church is talking about a very thought provoking picture, shot with nothing more than an iphone. One woman snapped a photo last Friday in the chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Glenview and says she got so much more. Maureen Kent has been attending Eucharistic adoration at the church for more than 2 years. Kneeling last friday, she wanted a picture of the eucharist

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State consolidates regional education offices; one local office affected The Illinois State Board of Education voted Friday to redraw the map of regional education offices in an effort to reduce the number of regions from 44 to 35 as…Click to Continue »

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West Side Blogger: Illinois Dept of Insurance reports 185,340 people … According to notifications received by DOI, approximately 185,340 people in Illinois have been advised by insurers so far in 2013 that their coverage has been …

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County’s Regional Office of Education consolidated CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Illinois State Board of Education voted 7-1 on Friday morning to consolidate the Christian-Montgomery Regional Office of Education (ROE) with Vandalia’s ROE #3, servicing Bond, Fayette and Effingham Counties.

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Reader comments closed for the weekend * A generous $500 contribution from Rep. Dave McSweeney bumped up our fundraising total to $4,804 as of 5:43 this afternoon. Many, many thanks to everyone for helping out the Washington, IL-area tornado victims. Of course, you can still contribute any time. Click here to give. Thanks! * Oscar the Puppy is loving his birthday haircut, by the way. Here’s a bit of chaotic video I

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The Quad-City Times

Economic development meeting focuses on workforce Acknowledging Illinois’ high jobless rate, Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., led an economic development forum Friday that highlighted the importance of enhancing area workforces, building infrastructure and improving access to capital.The two-hour forum at Augustana College brought together economic development, government and education professionals and wrapped up a series of regional meetin

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The Quad-City Times

Economic development meeting focuses on workforce Acknowledging Illinois’ high jobless rate, Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., led an economic development forum Friday that highlighted the importance of enhancing area workforces, building infrastructure and improving access to capital.The two-hour forum at Augustana College brought together economic development, government and education professionals and wrapped up a series of regional meetin

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Governor Quinn’s Dirty Coal Plant Waiver Continues Assault on Illinois Environment | Will Reynolds The Illinois Pollution Control Board appointed by Governor Pat Quinn approved a waiver to allow five aging coal plants to continue operating without meeting current pollution standards. Dynegy Inc. is purchasing five downstate coal plants from Ameren corp., and successfully sought p

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Illinois Senator Mike Frerichs

FRERICHS: Thanks to all who have donated Dear Friends, I would like to thank everyone for their donations to our collection drive during the past week. My dad made our first collection drop-off to Gifford on Wednesday. My Danville and Champaign offices are still collecting donations. We have a lot of work ahead of us to help families and businesses rebuild. I’m proud of all the hard work and the good will we have shown towards each other

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South Holland officials tout plans for future SOUTH HOLLAND | Village officials used a south suburban forum to tout their own development plans for the next decade, saying Friday the improvements have the potential to benefit surrounding …

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Video gaming pops up in a couple unique Loves Park businesses When it comes to video gambling bars and restaurants are not the only places for people to play. Loves Park has several recent examples as a couple of unique business that are adding games to the mix.

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SenatorDurbin: Proud to be from Illinois after seeing neighbors helping neighbors&other storm recovery efforts in Washington today Proud to be from Illinois after seeing neighbors helping neighbors&other storm recovery efforts in Washington today pic.twitter.com/FgMmRveujy

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Illinois Backs Obama Healthcare Fix, Asks Insurers To Extend Substandard Plans CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration has announced Illinois will allow the one-year extension of existing health insurance plans proposed by President Barack Obama. Friday’s announcement sets Illinois apart from some other states led by Democrats. Those states rejected the president’s proposal, saying it could leave many consumers with substandard coverage. Obama announced last week he w

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bschoenburg: 50 years ago, I was home at lunch from 4th grade at Dawes School in Evanston when I heard the news on the radio. I told my Mom. 50 years ago, I was home at lunch from 4th grade at Dawes School in Evanston when I heard the news on the radio. I told my Mom.

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neacynewslady: State agency defends conservation officer who killed cougar on farm State agency defends conservation officer who killed cougar on farm http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-cougar-killed-on-northeast-illinois-farm-20131121,0,2495757.story …

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David Gill Says ObamaCare Doesn’t Go Far Enough – Illinois Review

Rauner campaign responds to Dillard’s pay-to-play accusation PALATINE – The Rauner campaign answered the Dillard’s campaign accusations Thursday night that Bruce Rauner won the Palatine Township GOP gubernatorial endorsement by buying votes. A Rauner spokesman told the Daily Herald: "The Rauner campaign spent no money last night,…

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Medical marijuana evaluation clinic, one of first in state, open in Niles – Morton Grove Champion Medical marijuana evaluation clinic, one of first in state, open in NilesMorton Grove ChampionA green neon sign in the shape of a marijuana leaf has generated a buzz in Niles. The storefront sign, visible from Milwaukee Avenue, hangs in the window of Green Bliss Clinic, one of the few doctor’s offices in the state specializing in medical …

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Chicago-born director John Landis bashes movie studios During his heyday in the 1970s and 80s, John Landis directed a string of hits that included “Animal House” (1978), “The Blues Brothers” (1980), “An American Werewolf in London” (1981), “Trading Places” (1983) and the hugely popular video for Michael Jackson’s song “Thriller” (1983). Now he’s bashing the industry he once respected. “The studios are Continue reading →

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Marriage Equality becomes law Senate Bill 10, which will make same-sex marriages legal in Illinois, was signed into law on November 20, 2013 making Illinois the 16th state to legalize gay marriage. From: ILSenDems Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 03:38 More in News & Politics

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Senator Bush discusses Marriage Equality Senator Melinda Bush (D – Grayslake) discusses Marriage Equality legislation signed by Governor Quinn at the University of Illinois at Chicago recently. From: ILSenDems Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:32 More in News & Politics

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Downers Grove Bugle: Combating DuPage County’s Heroin Epidemic By Jonathan Samples | Staff Reporter | Downers Grove Bugle When Audrey Albright stood to address the crowd during a special presentation Monday evening on the spread of heroin into suburban DuPage County, she promised her story would resonate with everyone. On October 27, 2012, Albright, of Lombard, lost her 21 year-old son Michael Savastano to a heroin overdose. After witnessing her son’s attempt

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Illinois Medical District’s hotel plans scuttled – Crain’s Chicago Business Crain’s Chicago BusinessIllinois Medical District’s hotel plans scuttledCrain’s Chicago BusinessBy Andrew L. Wang November 22, 2013. The Illinois Medical District Commission is back at square one in its effort to build on a long-vacant 9.5-acre lot after the developer it chose for a hotel project withdrew its proposal in the Near West Side district.

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capitolfax: Please help us raise money for Washington, IL-area tornado victims: Please help us raise money for Washington, IL-area tornado victims: http://www.crowdrise.com/tornadoreliefci/fundraiser/richmiller1 …

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capitolfax: Capitol Fax We’ve reached our third goal!: * Donations to Washington, IL-area tornado victims from this…Capitol Fax #twill We’ve reached our third goal!: * Donations to Washington, IL-area tornado victims from this… http://bit.ly/1fsCRQg

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SenatorDurbin: Visiting Washington, IL to tour areas impacted by the storm&observe recovery efforts already underwayVisiting Washington, IL to tour areas impacted by the storm&observe recovery efforts already underway @ReadyIllinois pic.twitter.com/i6mq719W3V

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SenatorDurbin: Witnessed some of the most devastating storm damage I have ever seen in Washington, IL Witnessed some of the most devastating storm damage I have ever seen in Washington, IL @ReadyIllinois pic.twitter.com/gYQk9mpKcc

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SenatorDurbin: Proud to be from Illinois after seeing neighbors helping neighbors&other storm recovery efforts in Washington today Proud to be from Illinois after seeing neighbors helping neighbors&other storm recovery efforts in Washington today pic.twitter.com/FgMmRveujy

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KirkDillard: Great meeting this afternoon with the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. Great meeting this afternoon with the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.

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SenatorKirk: Next Mon/Tue 10a-6p: Multi-Agency Resource Center for Brookport tornado victims at Old Gym behind Brookport Elem, 306 Crockett St. Next Mon/Tue 10a-6p: Multi-Agency Resource Center for Brookport #Illinois tornado victims at Old Gym behind Brookport Elem, 306 Crockett St.

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Wow! * Thanks to some incredibly generous donations from people like Mark Glennon, Reps. Greg Harris and Dennis Reboletti, Matt O’Shea and many, many others, as of 3:42 pm we’re just shy of $4000 raised today! Thanks to everyone from the bottom of my heart for helping us raise money for the tornado victims in Washington, East […]

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Cross Announces Kankakee Leadership Team Tom Cross, Republican Candidate for Treasurer, today announced his Kankakee County Leadership Team, which includes Kankakee County Board Chairman …

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Video of State Sen. Jim Oberweis for U.S. Senate: ‘I made statements and commercials that I regretted’ Wealthy dairy magnate and Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis officially announces he’s in the race for U.S. Senate through an unusual video that’s part apology. Oberweis on Friday released a lengthy video detailing his history as a candidate. “Some people are going to want to talk about my mistakes as a candidate over the last Continue reading →

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Rate the Oberweis announcement video * State Sen. Jim Oberweis announced his US Senate campaign via YouTube today. He answers a question right off the bat about why he’s running again. He admits to making “mistakes” in his past campaigns. He even says he plans to work across the aisle in the Senate. Oberweis also criticized […]

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Airport awarded $225000 for construction project LAWRENCEVILLE – Governor Pat Quinn Thursday announced a $225,000 capital investment for a construction project at Lawrenceville-Vincennes International …

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Illinois Muni boosts alternatives in new strategic allocation Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Oak Brook, will boost its target allocations to real estate and alternatives and cut its fixed-income and international equity …

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CTA’s low standards CTA President Forrest Claypool is now requiring certain performance levels to be met before our Ventra vendor, Cubic, is paid. While this certainly sounds like a tough stance, it seems a day late and a dollar short, for two reasons.

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Special session likely to be called for Illinois pension reform Some say the big, black cloud hanging over the state of Illinois is pension reform.

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Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner to speak at term limit townhall in Elmhurst ELMHURST – Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner will speak at a townhall meeting about term limit reform this weekend in Elmhurst.

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We’ve reached our third goal! * Donations to Washington, IL-area tornado victims from this website alone have exceeded $1,000. The grand total raised as of 2:18 pm is $2,417. Thanks! * Here’s your Oscar the Puppy video… If we raise another $500 by the end of the day, I’ll post a video of Oscar’s new haircut. You don’t wanna miss […]

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GOP leaders ask Quinn how Medicaid eligibility is verified under Obamacare WASHINGTON — This week, Senator Mark Kirk and Congressmen John Shimkus, Peter Roskam, Aaron Schock, Randy Hultgren, Adam Kinzinger, and Rodney Davis wrote to Governor Pat Quinn asking how the state will verify that those who self-report to be Medicaid…

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Naperville launches new notification system Officials of Naperville unveiled a new notification system for residents to inform about emergencies and other town happenings. For more video, visit http://… From: Chicago Tribune Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 01:37 More in News & Politics

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State education board approves Sangamon-Menard region – The State Journal-Register State education board approves Sangamon-Menard regionThe State Journal-RegisterThat’s the configuration that was sought by Sangamon County Regional Superintendent of Schools Jeff Vose. “It’s a good day for taxpayers in Sangamon County, that they will have efficient and effective delivery of educational services to our students …Board sets map for 35 regional education officesISBE prepares to con

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Caption contest! * Will Cousineau runs campaigns for House Speaker Michael Madigan. Last night at about 7:30 a friend of his sent me a photo of Cousineau camped out at the State Board of Elections with a big stack of nominating petitions… I texted Cousineau to see how he was doing. His reply… Just enjoying a nice […]

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Online Medicare Advantage Seminar As part of an effort to bring awareness about the recent changes in state retiree benefits, Central Management Services (CMS) has been traveling the state hosting seminars. If you missed your local seminar or want a recap of the information you can visit the CMS website to watch a video of the presentation. As always, do not hesitate to contact my office with questions. Watch the Medicare Adva

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Illinois Central College presents Second City’s "Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue" on Saturday, From: ArtsAtICC Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Music

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bschoenburg: State Board of Education’s new map makes new educational service region in just Sangamon and Menard counties; Reg.Supt. Jeff Vose is pleased State Board of Education’s new map makes new educational service region in just Sangamon and Menard counties; Reg.Supt. Jeff Vose is pleased

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Illinois unemployment falls to 8.9 percent – The State Journal-Register Illinois unemployment falls to 8.9 percentThe State Journal-RegisterIllinois’ unemployment rate is down two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.9 percent in October after adding the most jobs in September and October than any two-month period since May 2010. The Illinois Department of Economic Security reported the …

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State moves to keep Ill. molestor in prison – CorrectionsOne State moves to keep Ill. molestor in prisonCorrectionsOneAttorney General Lisa Madigan’s office has filed a petition asking that Chad Wahl be committed as a sexually violent person and not be released until a court deems him no longer a threat. His probable cause hearing was scheduled for Tuesday at the Kane …

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GregHinz: Nothng like a little oops to ruin a Medicaid-fraud moment Nothng like a little oops to ruin a Medicaid-fraud moment #Quinn #GOP http://tinyurl.com/ldnq6ml

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MunozTweet: panel presentation w/ Sen. Delgado at #ACA panel presentation w/ Sen. Delgado @CoveredIllinois @CBHC @BCBSIL @AlivioMed at #ILLCF http://ow.ly/i/3O1Qz #GetCoveredIllinois

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MikeforIllinois: As we pause to remember on the 50yr anniversary of his death, I still find hope in his progressive vision of US. As we pause to remember #JFK on the 50yr anniversary of his death, I still find hope in his progressive vision of US. pic.twitter.com/YfSAUMF00A

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RepBerrios: Health & Wellnes: Dr. Luis Muñoz, Dr. Wanda Figueroa, Maria Mulcahy & Sylvia Melendez-Klinger – great speakers today Health & Wellnes: Dr. Luis Muñoz, Dr. Wanda Figueroa, Maria Mulcahy & Sylvia Melendez-Klinger – great speakers today #ILLCF2013

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ILTrafficSafety: ADP Safety & Wellness Fair where info was given out on the IL Yellow Dot Program. ADP Safety & Wellness Fair where info was given out on the IL Yellow Dot Program.http://yellowdotillinois.org pic.twitter.com/v2OPtbObCa

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GovernorQuinn: Today our flags fly at half-staff & at 1pm we will join in a moment of silence to reflect on the legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Today our flags fly at half-staff & at 1pm we will join in a moment of silence to reflect on the legacy of President John F. Kennedy. #JKF50

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RepBerrios: "We all need more fruits & vegetables that will help fight bad disease cells" Sylvia Melendez-Klinger "We all need more fruits & vegetables that will help fight bad disease cells" Sylvia Melendez-Klinger #ILLCF2013

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RepBerrios: Did you know? "Latina adolescents have the highest percentage of suicide attempts." Need more access to mental health help Did you know? "Latina adolescents have the highest percentage of suicide attempts." Need more access to mental health help #ILLCF2013

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MikeforIllinois: Good to meet you the other day, ! I look forward to working with you in and the SW Side. Good to meet you the other day, @MrGrassroots! I look forward to working with you in #Beverly and the SW Side. #Chicago #twill

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MikeMahoney18: Busiest guy in IL politics right now? Maybe the Rauner campaign treasurer. Another big A1 just hit.Busiest guy in IL politics right now? Maybe the Rauner campaign treasurer. Another big A1 just hit.

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Web Extra: The Week in Review: 11/22 Eddie Arruza and his panel of journalists share some thoughts and reflections on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Watch the web extra video. Tags: JFK Web Extra The Week in Review Eddie Arruza

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Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 11/22 Eddie Arruza and his panel of journalists discuss the week’s top headlines. Tags: Eddie Arruza The Week in Review Dan McGrath Mark Brown Laura Washington John McCarron

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Question of the day * Subscribers know more, but the four legislative leaders said there was progress on pension reform during a teleconference meeting yesterday. Sun-Times… [Rikeesha Phelon, spokeswoman for Senate President John Cullerton] declined to outline any specifics of the plan being discussed, but said talks on the cost-of-living issue have used a plan proposed last spring by […]

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Our second goal has been reached! * I said that I would match your contributions for Washington, IL-area tornado victims up to a thousand dollars, and we’ve already reached that goal. So, I’ve kicked in my match. As a way of saying thanks, here’s another Oscar the Puppy video. Playing tug of war with his dad… We started out the day […]

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Study: Illinois is the 3rd worst-run state (KMOV.com) – In a recent study by 24/7 Wall Street, the publication ranked all 50 U.S. states in order from best to worst run. Bringing up the rear…

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Governor Quinn Announces Investment to Restore Historic Rialto Theatre – Renovations Will Ensure 87-Year-Old Theatre Stays Competitive For Generations to Come JOLIET¬- Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $2.2 million capital investment to renovate and restore the historic Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet. The 87-year-old theatre, dubbed the “jewel of Joliet,” generates more than $7.5 million annually in local economic activity hosting concerts, corporate events and traveling editions of Broadway shows.

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Why I am Mad at Arne Duncan Today – ChicagoNow Why I am Mad at Arne Duncan TodayChicagoNow (blog)A year later, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were also assassinated, college kids were beaten in the streets of Chicago, and my political innocence was replaced by disillusionment. So read my post through that lens – I am so tired of politicians …

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Rep. Davis Talks Tornado Relief The town of Gifford is celebrating the fact that power has been restored to most places. But the rebuilding statewide is only just beginning after Sunday’s deadly tornadoes. Rep. Rodney Davis joined us on ABC Newschannel 20 Nightside to discuss what comes next in the relief efforts. …

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Equality Illinois honors Chicago Urban League – ChicagoPride.com ChicagoPride.comEquality Illinois honors Chicago Urban LeagueChicagoPride.comPast Freedom Award winners include Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, state Rep. Greg Harris, former state Rep. Constance "Connie" A. Howard, the late state Comptroller Dawn Clark Netsch, the late state Rep. Mark Beaubien Jr., and state Sen.

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Rep. Greg Harris at marriage equality bill signing 11-20-13 Rep. Greg Harris addresses the UIC Forum audience. Illinois marriage equality bill signing day 11-20-13 See details: http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/… From: Tracy Baim Views: 2 2 ratings Time: 07:39 More in Nonprofits & Activism

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Former Murphysboro resident crowned Miss Mississippi Reardon is a graduate of Agape Christian High School in Energy and John A. … in Southern Illinois, and I wanted money for college,” Reardon said in an email.

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Metra trains halted south of Buffalo Grove for person on tracks Check back at dailyherald.com or read Saturday’s Daily Herald for details. Comments ( ). We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social …

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A very good question * The four Republican candidates for governor were asked during a forum yesterday whether they’d allow the temporary income tax increase to expire. All four said they want it to go away. But Treasurer Dan Rutherford added this… “I don’t want it to stay, but when someone says they’re going to outright veto it, […]

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We’ve reached our first goal! * I told you earlier today that as soon as the tally board hit $1000 on our fundraiser for Peoria-area tornado victims that I’d post an Oscar the Puppy video. That goal has now been reached. * Oscar and I haven’t been able to sit outside lately because of the weather, so we’re hanging […]

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Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel Announce Assisted Living … 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago … Chicago offers companies such as ALC a significant pipeline of healthcare …

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IVCC hits fundraising goal for new building Illinois Valley Community College has surpassed its $2.1 million Peter Miller Community Technology Center capital campaign goal following a second donation from Financial Plus Credit Union of Ottawa.

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Oscar the Puppy birthday fundraiser! * Oscar the Puppy was born on Thanksgiving last year, which is a year ago today. He’s going to the “salon” later today for a much needed haircut… * This little dog has given me so much love and affection since I got him in January that I cannot possibly imagine life without him. […]

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Dillard campaign charges Rauner with “pay to play” * From a press release… The campaign manager for Republican candidate for Governor Kirk Dillard and his running mate Jil Tracy denounced the campaign tactics of billionaire Bruce Rauner, who reportedly steered thousands of dollars to the Palatine Township Republican organization ahead of the group’s official endorsement. “This is the height of pay-to-play,” Glenn Hodas said. “Rauner […]

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Kadner: Bulletin: President Kennedy is dead Jim Murphey’s hands shake slightly as he holds out the yellowed pages in his hand that spread the news 50 years ago that President John F. Kennedy had been shot. “My father-in-law, Jim Boutet, was a newsman for WIND radio (AM-560) in Chicago, and he was on the news desk that day,” said Murphey, a Chicago attorney. “He saved the teletype pages, the news bulletins, that came over the UPI (Unite

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Violent offenders getting boot camp in Cook County CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Sun-Times says an investigation by the newspaper shows Cook County judges have sentenced hundreds of violent felons to a …

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Semi Hits School Bus In Stickney STICKNEY, Ill. (CBS) – Six elementary-age children were taken to a hospital as a precaution, after a semi-tractor trailer truck hit a school bus in southwest suburban Stickney on Friday. Stickney police said the call about the crash came in around 7:20 a.m., after a semi and a school bus collided at Pershing Road and Central Avenue. Six students who were on the bus were taken to MacNeal Hospital i

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Illinois man fights off deer in kitchen with golf club Nov. 22 (UPI) — Instead of using his golf club to shoot a hole-in-one, an Illinois man used it to take on a six-point buck. Keith Mohr came across the deer in his kitchen when he emerged from the shower. The deer, which had apparently come in …

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IL_Observer: Extra: Rauner Reels in 2nd $250,000 Contribution in 2 Days via Extra: Rauner Reels in 2nd $250,000 Contribution in 2 Days http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/11/21/extra-rauner-reels-in-2nd-250000-contribution-in-2-days/ … via @davidormsby #twill

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ITKIllinois: Get "In the Know" on Concealed carry training for police, closing tax loopholes, deer season… Get "In the Know" on Concealed carry training for police, closing tax loopholes, deer season… http://goo.gl/fb/88Gr1

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RepBerrios: Here in for the annual conference. Looking forward to the Health & Wellness panel Here in #Rosemont for the #ILLCF2013 annual conference. Looking forward to the Health & Wellness panel

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Former Lyons Chamber of Commerce building catches fire A fire caused a chimney to collapse in Lyons. The fire happened Friday morning at the former Chamber of Commerce and Historical Society building. Flames burned through the roof and caused parts of it fall inside. There were no injuries. The building is mainly used for storage

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Jack Franks and justice? – Northwest Herald Jack Franks and justice?Northwest HeraldThe recent comments of state Rep. Jack Franks are typical of Illinois elected officials who want to present themselves to readers (voters) as honest, do-what-is-right politicians. Mr. Franks wrote (“My rationale for voting ‘yes’ on marriage equality,” Nov.

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