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2014/08/30 22:12
2014/08/30 22:12
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After dominating Illinois General Assembly sessions for two years in a row, the volatile issue of pension reform has all but disappeared from the race for governor. That false peace won't last. Both...
2014/08/30 22:12
2014/08/30 22:12
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2014/08/26 16:13
2014/08/26 16:13
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A coalition of community organizations affiliated with the Chicago Teachers Union and with groups opposed to many of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's policies will announce today that they have registered 25,000...
2014/08/21 23:40
2014/08/21 23:40
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Illinoisans started registering to vote online for the first time in June, and the daily tally of applications is beginning to grow. About 100 people apply every day now, and Illinois Board of...
2014/08/20 16:25
2014/08/20 16:25
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Thursday, Sept. 11, the Friends of the Princeton Public Library Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. and discuss “Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons” by Lorna Landvik. Everyone is invited to join the...
2014/08/20 01:13
2014/08/20 01:13
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The unemployment rate in Illinois has dropped, and Gov. Pat Quinn is buoyant. "Our unemployment rate is as low as it's been in the last six years," he said after the latest numbers came out last week....
2014/08/19 04:13
2014/08/19 04:13
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What do Lady Gaga, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" have in common? They've all dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of ending a deadly neurodegenerative...
2014/08/19 00:13
2014/08/19 00:13
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SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed a pair of bills that would make it easier to file complaints against nursing homes and allow the state to loan or donate items linked to President Barack...
2014/08/13 21:08
2014/08/13 21:08
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn wants the Illinois State Museum Building in Springfield to be named after the late former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon. Quinn made the announcement Wednesday. He's...
2014/08/13 05:30
2014/08/13 05:30
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Updated: Wednesday, August 13 2014, 12:11 AM CDT Illinois Republicans urging Governor Pat Quinn to be more forthcoming about how millions of your tax dollars are being spent. They are calling out...
2014/08/12 17:25
2014/08/12 17:25
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The reports for 2013 were required to be completed last October, but the state board says they've had trouble collecting school district teacher and administrator salary details, The (Arlington...
2014/08/09 12:07
2014/08/09 12:07
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Steps recall original front entrance of Wethersfield's Blish Building Another school year begins soon. Some students will be entering the doors for the first time, others for another school year, all...
2014/08/09 04:13
2014/08/09 04:13
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It's not just Chicago. Dozens of suburban public employee pension funds face financial chaos as well, and some experts fear a few could soon end up in bankruptcy court. Stone Park is one of Cook...
2014/08/08 23:33
2014/08/08 23:33
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The story behind the government's retreat in the LaShawn Ford case What the heck happened in the LaShawn Ford case? As you probably know by now, the U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago on Aug. 4 has...
2014/08/07 21:13
2014/08/07 21:13
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She was a fourth-grader who stopped showing up at her South Side school in 2010. She lived with relatives in a dirty, unkempt house. She became pregnant. In fourth grade. The Tribune uncovered her...
2014/08/06 18:28
2014/08/06 18:28
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PEKIN — State Rep. Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, released his spring End of Session Newsletter, highlighting the major actions taken by the Illinois General Assembly during the spring session, which ended...
2014/08/05 05:13
2014/08/05 05:13
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President Barack Obama's absence from the Oval Office to attend Democratic fundraisers or his failure to appear where children are entering the United States illegally doesn't matter a jot. He can...
2014/08/02 05:13
2014/08/02 05:13
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Last year, Qae-Dah Muhammad started a farmers market in South Shore in an effort to get neighborhood children eating healthy foods, rather than the chips and nachos she saw them munching on. With a...
2014/08/01 04:15
2014/08/01 04:15
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would provide oversight of the largely unregulated industry of ride-sharing, including requiring...
2014/08/01 04:13
2014/08/01 04:13
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You'd think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to...
2014/07/31 19:58
2014/07/31 19:58
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WASHINGTON -- As he embarks on his final years in office, President Barack Obama has begun to look beyond the White House to his next task: solidifying his legacy. A group of longtime friends and...
2014/08/30 22:12
2014/08/30 22:12
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