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2014/04/23 19:46
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Debate over President Barack Obama's presidential library and museum is getting hotter by the millisecond -- or so it seems -- as Illinois politicians, media pundits and the voting public weigh in on...
2014/04/23 19:46
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2014/04/23 17:51
2014/04/23 17:51
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WGDB: Durbin Tweets Happy Birthday to Wrigley Field -- Doesn't Mention the Lights (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The celebration of Wrigley Field�s 100th birthday wouldn�t be complete without...
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2014/04/23 16:04
2014/04/23 16:04
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Municipal leaders are sounding the alarm over legislation they say could take decisions regarding fire department staffing levels out of their hands. Proponents of the measure, which was approved...
2014/04/22 18:45
2014/04/22 18:45
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The House has 233 Republicans and 200 Democrats. Each party should pick up one more seat when two vacancies are filled. Going into the election, the GOP edge was 242-193. Senate Democrats will have a...
2014/04/22 17:20
2014/04/22 17:20
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Over the weekend eight people were slain and 44 wounded in Chicago. “Although murders in Chicago spiked to 516 in 2012 – only the second time homicides surpassed 500 since 2003 – they dropped to 415...
2014/04/21 23:50
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ALTON — The Illinois House of Representatives recently took a big step toward increasing safety for school-aged children having allergic reactions. House Bill 5892 was passed by a 97-0 vote on April...
2014/04/21 23:28
2014/04/21 23:28
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April 21, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- The ABC7 I-Team investigates the illegal guns involved in most gang shootings. Police say in many cases, the shooters have been previously charged with gun crimes....
2014/04/21 05:44
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Members of the General Assembly are on spring break and won't be back in the Capitol for another week. Their absence from the Statehouse, however, didn't provide much of a break from the...
2014/04/20 21:56
2014/04/20 21:56
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He also joins a list of candidates who have looked to debates as a game changer. It hasn't always worked for the candidate seeking the debate. Cotton called for the two rivals to meet in debates...
2014/04/19 22:14
2014/04/19 22:14
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A Chicago nonprofit that has received millions of public dollars to provide foster care and other social services is being investigated by state officials for using taxpayer funds to pay for its...
2014/04/18 23:34
2014/04/18 23:34
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CHICAGO (AP) The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo. The...
2014/04/18 22:40
2014/04/18 22:40
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Local school buildings seem an ideal place to set up as polling places. They tend to be in convenient, walkable locations. They have ample parking. They are accessible to voters with various physical...
2014/04/18 14:48
2014/04/18 14:48
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Only a few feet separated Quincy man from fire escapeOnly a few feet separated Quincy man from fire escape Quincy police officer Michael Cirrincione felt helpless early Wednesday morning while...
2014/04/17 18:47
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Only a few feet separated Quincy man from fire escapeOnly a few feet separated Quincy man from fire escape Quincy police officer Michael Cirrincione felt helpless early Wednesday morning while...
2014/04/17 14:44
2014/04/17 14:44
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Reducing money's influence in politics There's no doubt that money influences politics - in big ways. Big money influences politics in even bigger ways, sometimes leading to corruption. That's why...
2014/04/17 00:44
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INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago. State...
2014/04/16 22:28
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April 16, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Microbeads, those little plastic pieces found in soap and shampoo, are finding their way into the Great Lakes. "It's a big impact on wildlife and water quality....
2014/04/16 19:13
2014/04/16 19:13
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Tiny plastic particles found in many facial cleansers and soaps meant to cleanse and smooth skin would be phased out of products sold in Illinois by 2018 in a measure being advanced through the state...
2014/04/16 04:31
2014/04/16 04:31
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Updated: Tuesday, April 15 2014, 10:44 PM CDTA review of University of Illinois finances shows the school has brought in more money than it has spent since 2013. But the university has put off more...
2014/04/16 02:14
2014/04/16 02:14
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Hand-written index cards reflecting patronage hiring at Metra dating back 30 years contain recommendations from dozens of politicians—a virtual who’s who of clout ranging from Chicago aldermen to...
2014/04/23 19:46
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