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2014/12/18 15:02
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WILMETTE ILL. – December 17, 2014- The Illinois Cuba Working Group (ICWG) is pleased with President Barack Obama’s actions to improve trade and business relations with Cuba. ICWG also applauds the...
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2014/12/17 15:48
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QUINCY -- The Quincy School District is giving local property owners an early Christmas present. The School Board's Finance Committee learned Tuesday the district's 2014 property tax levy will be...
2014/12/14 22:40
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A $1.25 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed in connection with an April 2013 crash on Interstate 88 that killed an Aurora woman. Carmen Cantu, 61, died after her...
2014/12/14 08:19
2014/12/14 08:19
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Former Obama adviser David Plouffe is leading Uber’s lobbying effort. Barack Obama’s political trajectory from upstart to victor is one Uber executives also envision for their company. (Chip...
2014/12/12 14:10
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Ameren and ComEd customers will be paying more for electricity next year. The Peoria Journal Star reports the Illinois commerce commission has approved new electric distribution rates. The new...
2014/12/10 20:14
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CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama says Judy Baar Topinka was "an institution in Illinois politics." The president issued a statement Wednesday afternoon about the passing of the Republican...
2014/12/10 11:46
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Reaction from elected officials and Illinois citizens: Gov-Elect Bruce Rauner: "Early this morning, Illinois lost one of its all-time greats. Comptroller Topinka’s magnetic, one-of-a-kind personality...
2014/12/09 15:17
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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the recently released 2014 Grid Modernization Index (GMI), Illinois ranked as the number three state in the nation based on its progress in modernizing its electric...
2014/12/09 12:26
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President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order granting protection from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants and allowing millions of families to stay together; a cherished...
2014/12/06 20:12
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Forecasting court rulings is risky—just ask those who predicted so confidently that the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn Obamacare. A similar sense of doom surrounds the law that the Illinois...
2014/12/06 11:40
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Recently, President Obama signed an executive order granting protection from deportation to nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants and allowing millions of families to stay together; a cherished...
2014/12/06 00:12
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Pretty much every statehouse finger of blame was pointing north toward Chicago for the minimum-wage hike bill's failure during the legislative veto session. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel indeed has a...
2014/12/05 18:10
2014/12/05 18:10
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CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Minimum wage workers are waiting to see if they may get the gift of a pay raise this holiday season. Wednesday night the Illinois Senate passed a bill that would raise the minimum...
2014/12/05 17:46
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Former state Rep. Keith Farnham pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge of transporting child pornography on computers in his office and home in Elgin last year. Farnham could have been jailed...
2014/12/04 16:02
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) was founded more than 100 years ago upon the belief that participation in high school sports and activities helps make young people better citizens. High...
2014/12/04 05:10
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Keeping dangerous prescription drugs out of the hands of addicts or abusers seems like an excellent idea. The FDA and the Illinois General Assembly have different ideas about how...
2014/12/03 18:46
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The Illinois House may adjourn Wednesday evening without going into a lame duck session. Representative Jack Franks (D-Marengo) told the Northwest Herald that Speaker of the House Michael Madigan...
2014/12/02 07:40
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When Illinois firefighters in 1986 surrendered their right to strike, it represented the essence of service for the sake of the public's safety and well-being. In return they received several...
2014/11/28 20:17
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It is unlikely the electorate for the 2016 presidential election will be as statistically “older white male” – which, at age 59, describes my demographic, I have to admit – as seen this midterm due to...
2014/11/20 07:40
2014/11/20 07:40
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Our message to the Illinois General Assembly on Tuesday ostensibly was this: Do no harm. The House did some on Wednesday, and now Illinoisans who care about open government have to put their hopes in...
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