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2015/04/28 03:14
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The second part of a career assessment test for Illinois students begins this week. Students will take the PARCC exams, which is considered a real world test to asses a teen's college and career...
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2015/04/28 01:50
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GRAFTON — More than one city official is questioning the inauguration timing for new aldermen following this spring’s consolidated election, although the city’s timetable for the event is determined...
2015/04/27 23:10
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EAST PEORIA, Ill -- Smoking will soon be banned from dozens of schools in the state of Illinois thanks to the Smoke-Free Campus Act. It's leaving many students breathing a sigh of relief. "People...
2015/04/27 18:13
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People on the right and the left can readily agree with Mark Twain: "God first made idiots, but that was just for practice. Then he made school boards." Gov. Bruce Rauner is right, Chicago Public...
2015/04/25 03:47
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QUINCY -- Quincyans who rely on Quincy Transit Lines can expect to see less service in the coming year because of projected cuts from the state of Illinois. Marty Stegeman, director of Central...
2015/04/24 03:24
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Nearly 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with chronic pain and rely on prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, in order to maintain a functional lifestyle. Prescription...
2015/04/23 15:13
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Vice President Joe Biden will spotlight his administration’s “It’s On Us” campaign at the University of Illinois Thursday with a speech about preventing sexual assaults on college campuses. Since...
2015/04/23 04:26
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The best answer I can give is if one were to look up the word “shrewd” in the dictionary, you’d likely see Madigan staring back at you. Last year, he called for cutting taxes on businesses. Now, he’s...
2015/04/23 02:54
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In his fiscal 2016 budget address, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a 50 percent reduction in the local share of the income tax. North Aurora would lose about $830,000 under his proposal. North Aurora...
2015/04/23 01:36
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HB306, the opt-out bill, has moved from committee to the Illinois House of Representatives. This bill must be voted on by April 24, 2015, in order for it to move to the Senate. HB306 will give parents...
2015/04/22 23:13
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A proposal has surfaced at the state Capitol aimed to ensure that Chicago has the legal authority to build a Barack Obama presidential library on parkland should the city be awarded the coveted...
2015/04/19 22:40
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The suburban-based Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the "One Text or Call Could Wreck It All" campaign against distracted...
2015/04/19 11:26
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The Teachers’ Retirement System has not been properly funded by the Illinois General Assembly since 1950. For the past 65 years, every governor who signed these non-funding bills and every state...
2015/04/18 19:43
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Legislation to create a bobcat hunting season has advanced in the Illinois General Assembly. The House approved the measure 62-43 on Friday, sending it to the Senate. The...
2015/04/17 05:42
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For more than two years, University of Chicago students, Chicago aldermen, Illinois legislators, and community members have called for the University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) to become more...
2015/04/15 00:50
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Bruce Rauner had better put his pension-plan cards on the table if he wants lawmakers to deal him a hand which includes budget-sparing retirement-benefit reductions, two...
2015/04/13 21:50
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EDWARDSVILLE — Recently appointed Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger was in Edwardsville Monday to discuss how Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts will affect local...
2015/04/06 18:04
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Utility rate hike legislation signed into lawPosted: Monday, April 6, 2015 1:14 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD - Legislation that would grant two more years of rate hikes for Ameren Illinois and Commonwealth...
2015/04/06 15:24
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Franklin Hospital District urges legislators to support hospitals and local economy, oppose Medicaid cuts Posted Apr. 6, 2015 at 9:15 AM FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL – The Franklin Hospital board of...
2015/04/04 04:30
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Updated: Friday, April 3 2015, 10:52 PM CDT Both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly are considering measures that could require first-time DUI offenders to have a special symbol on their...
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