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2015/01/23 10:51
2015/01/23 10:51
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Democrats Fear Primary Mess in Illinois Senate Race Kirk is a Republican from Illinois. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Democrats are driving toward a primary collision course in Illinois,...
2015/01/23 10:51
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2015/01/21 04:44
2015/01/21 04:44
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Former Quincy library turned into a museumFormer Quincy library turned into a museum The former public library building in Quincy will soon be turned into the city's new history museum.More >> The...
2015/01/20 19:47
2015/01/20 19:47
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Connie Beard, a 59-year-old attorney from Jacksonville, will become director of the Illinois Department of Revenue today. She took a box of belongings to the executive office on...
2015/01/20 04:44
2015/01/20 04:44
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There is a new push in the Illinois Senate to bring back a bobcat hunting bill. You still can't hunt bobcats in Illinois, but State Senator Sam McCann says he plans to reintroduce a bill allowing...
2015/01/19 23:11
2015/01/19 23:11
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... have really been humbled by how much encouragement (I've received) from so many folks to seriously consider a run for Senate in 2016," Duckworth said. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a two-term Democrat,...
2015/01/19 22:40
2015/01/19 22:40
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U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Hoffman Estates Democrat, is weighing a run for U.S. Senate, reports say. Duckworth told Chicago Tribune she's exploring "the possibility" of a run. If nominated as the...
2015/01/19 21:51
2015/01/19 21:51
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Tammy Duckworth: I’m ‘Taking a Real Serious Look’ at Senate Run Duckworth is a Democrat from Illinois. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a two-term Democrat, told CQ Roll...
2015/01/19 14:47
2015/01/19 14:47
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Van goes into Curtis Creek near Eighth StreetVan goes into Curtis Creek near Eighth Street QUINCY -- A van ended up in Curtis Creek near Eighth Street and RJ Peters Drive on Saturday afternoon....
2015/01/19 13:20
2015/01/19 13:20
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About three months out from Election Day, Deb Feinen has the fundraising lead in the four-way race for mayor of Champaign, with about $32,000 on hand. But the most intriguing news may be that...
2015/01/18 08:10
2015/01/18 08:10
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CHICAGO » People who live in Chicago know a few things to be true about their city. Winters are brutal. The architecture is first-rate. The Cubs will lose. In the last few years, they have...
2015/01/16 23:13
2015/01/16 23:13
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Gov. Bruce Rauner is, understandably, peevish and wroth about the flurry of executive orders and agency appointments that came down from former Gov. Pat Quinn during Quinn's last few months in...
2015/01/15 15:24
2015/01/15 15:24
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Members of Illinois’ Democratic-led 99th General Assembly have been sworn into office as the state enters its first divided government in more than a decade. The 118 members of the Illinois House...
2015/01/15 01:41
2015/01/15 01:41
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New suburban state lawmakers were sworn in Wednesday afternoon, preparing to take on the serious challenges that face Illinois. But the new jobs also mean spending a lot of time away from home and...
2015/01/14 20:14
2015/01/14 20:14
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Senate President John Cullerton says he wants to work with Gov. Bruce Rauner to provide better funding for schools, raise the minimum wage and make it easier to open a new...
2015/01/14 14:20
2015/01/14 14:20
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New state Treasurer Mike Frerichs' key staff, announced Tuesday, is heavy on young people, Democrats and University of Illinois alums. The Champaign Democrat named Jay Rowell his deputy treasurer....
2015/01/14 00:40
2015/01/14 00:40
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Pensions were a major focus of state lawmakers who leave office Wednesday, and now many of them are eligible for the benefit. State Rep. Tom Cross, 56, of Oswego, a former House Republican leader,...
2015/01/14 00:23
2015/01/14 00:23
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... I’m standing here at the unemployment office in Mount Vernon,” said Du Quoin State Fair manager Shannon Woodworth at noon Monday, a sobering political end to a 10-month tour and a $71,000...
2015/01/13 22:14
2015/01/13 22:14
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As we waited for Bruce Rauner to deliver his inaugural address today, I thought I'd post the following lines from Rod Blagojevich oration on Jan. 15, 2003 as well as excerpts from the inaugural...
2015/01/12 13:27
2015/01/12 13:27
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Big fiscal mess awaits new Illinois governor CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois’ new governor, Bruce Rauner, will begin tackling perhaps the biggest fiscal mess in the nation, and the worst his state has...
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2015/01/12 03:44
2015/01/12 03:44
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QPS board member appointed to new Illinois governor's cabinet Former Illinois state representative and current Quincy Public School Board Vice President Jeff Mays has been named to Governor-elect...
2015/01/23 10:51
2015/01/23 10:51
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