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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would require students who suffer a concussion to get a doctor or trainer's permission to return to sports or class. The...
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2015/05/01 17:40
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Retiring Oakton Community College President Margaret "Peg" Burke Lee was recently honored by the Illinois House and on Friday, state Rep. Marty Moylan, of Des Plaines, presented Lee with a copy of...
2015/05/01 15:43
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The suburban heroin crisis has spurred several proposals in the Illinois legislature that aim to slow the epidemic. As the final month of session for the Illinois General Assembly approaches,...
2015/05/01 12:13
2015/05/01 12:13
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Since pleading guilty in a scholarship scam, ex-Rep. Connie Howard has pulled down $107,000 in state pension money while waiting nearly two years for the sentence that could finally shut down her...
2015/05/01 04:19
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President Obama is poised to announce that he has chosen to situate his future presidential library in the South Side of Chicago, according to an individual briefed on the decision. The decision to...
2015/05/01 03:24
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Last year’s effort, which sought to place a citizen-initiated constitutional amendment onto the November 2014 ballot that would end the practice of politicians drawing their own legislative maps, was...
2015/04/30 23:26
2015/04/30 23:26
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The board's president, David Brandt of Wonder Lake, asked district staff to arrange a special meeting to consider a resolution opposing the bill after spending Tuesday and Wednesday in Springfield as...
2015/04/30 22:23
2015/04/30 22:23
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Vinyard Indian Settlement a step closer to tribal recognition State Rep. Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg) passed a bill out of the Illinois House of Representatives recognizing Southern Illinois’...
2015/04/30 18:44
2015/04/30 18:44
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State Sen. Dan Duffy, a Lake Barrington Republican, says he's staying optimistic that he'll win a hearing on a plan to ban red light cameras from being used in some suburbs. It's a popular idea...
2015/04/30 01:10
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois House members were surprised by an apparent increase in the cost of electricity and called officials of an Energy Auction Company before them. But officials of MISO say...
2015/04/29 07:24
2015/04/29 07:24
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WREX reported that an effort is underway to reunite the more than 80 surviving dogs with their owners through posting on Illinois and Wisconsin lost-dog Facebook pages. Those dogs that aren’t claimed...
2015/04/29 01:13
2015/04/29 01:13
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In the Common Sense Caucus today, Tribune columnist Eric Zorn and Tribune Editorial Board member Kristen McQueary discuss the early months of the administration of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. Our new...
2015/04/28 22:26
2015/04/28 22:26
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The Illinois House on a 61-40 vote last Wednesday passed House Bill 229, a bill by Franks, D-Marengo, that would grant the McHenry and Lake county boards the same power to eliminate certain units of...
2015/04/28 09:42
2015/04/28 09:42
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Campaign for Equitable Policing (CEP) members, UChicago Democrats, and community activists rallied to protest the lack of legal transparency mandates applied to the University of Chicago Police...
2015/04/27 12:43
2015/04/27 12:43
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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Illinois' attorney general is continuing a statewide tour to generate support for more stringent efforts to prevent campus sex assaults. Lisa Madigan is scheduled to visit...
2015/04/26 17:13
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U of Illinois spends $30K for Biden speech on sex assaultU of Illinois spends $30K for Biden speech on sex assault Officials say the University of Illinois spent an estimated $30,000 to bring Vice...
2015/04/26 16:13
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Illinois GOP targets political hiring; Democrats waryIllinois GOP targets political hiring; Democrats wary Senate Republicans are pushing a plan backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to curb political hiring...
2015/04/25 12:40
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State lawmakers Friday moved to cap severance packages like the one received by College of DuPage President Robert Breuder and limit the length of future presidents' contracts. Breuder's $763,000...
2015/04/25 04:14
2015/04/25 04:14
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Attorney: NIU fraternity members take plea deal in hazing caseAttorney: NIU fraternity members take plea deal in hazing case Five Northern Illinois University fraternity members will not fact jail...
2015/04/25 04:13
2015/04/25 04:13
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The Illinois House voted last week to ban red light cameras, but don't do a happy dance just yet. The bill covers roughly 35 communities. Chicago is not one of them. Cue the sad trombone. Bill...
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