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Northwest Herald
Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up others' costsThe law, which took effect in 2004, guarantees a freshman at a state university
Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up others' costs
Northwest Herald / Posted an hour ago
The law, which took effect in 2004, guarantees a freshman at a state university will pay the same tuition rate for four years. Only three other states — Oklahoma, Texas and, as of this summer, North Carolina — have similar laws. But lawmakers in... Read more
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Salon.com
Studies: Illinois’ fixed-tuition law drives up others’ costsCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-stat
Studies: Illinois’ fixed-tuition law drives up others’ costs
Salon.com / Posted an hour ago
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students appears to have the unintended effect of driving up tuition for out-of-state students and fees for all, according to a pair of studies from University of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Data: Peoria-area minorities far more likely to be arrested and imprisonedyear's report by 247WallSt.com listing Peoria as one of the 10 worst metropolit
Data: Peoria-area minorities far more likely to be arrested and imprisoned
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 hours ago
year's report by 247WallSt.com listing Peoria as one of the 10 worst metropolitan areas for African Americans in the United States raised eyebrows. The Journal Star is doing a year-long series examining some of the disparities, including income,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Grain tour shows bountiful harvest in Piatt Countyto be between our 2014 and '15 crops. 2014 was the biggest we handled, 2015 the
Grain tour shows bountiful harvest in Piatt County
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
to be between our 2014 and '15 crops. 2014 was the biggest we handled, 2015 the second," he said. Piatt County led the state in yield averages for both corn (220 bushels per acre) and soybean (73.1) last year. Bruhn expects local crops to be... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Longtime Iowa Sportswriter Dies in Newsroomand graduated from the University of Minnesota. He worked at the Mesabi Daily N
Longtime Iowa Sportswriter Dies in Newsroom
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He worked at the Mesabi Daily News in Virginia, Minnesota, and the Journal-Standard in Freeport, Illinois, before joining the Courier in 1984. Sullivan covered all kinds of athletics, from... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Aug. 26 in Journal Star sports historyAUG. 26 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ Tim Gorman and Tim Sweb
Aug. 26 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
AUG. 26 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ Tim Gorman and Tim Sweborg advance to the finals of the Peoria Men’s City golf tournament at North Moor. In the semifinals, Gorman wins hole 18 to force a tie, then slips past Bob Smith on No.... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damageinches on the first day of the fair, swamped campgrounds and forced fair offici
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damage
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
inches on the first day of the fair, swamped campgrounds and forced fair officials to cancel some events on Aug. 12, The State Journal-Register reported. Illinois Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Rebecca Clark said the Illinois Department... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New season means new stuff for high school footballHundreds of first-year varsity players are among new things to Peoria and Journ
New season means new stuff for high school football
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of first-year varsity players are among new things to Peoria and Journal Star metro area high school football in 2016, the season for which kicks off Friday with a full slate of games around the state. The latest area school to undergo a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damageSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Transportation officials with the state of Illinois say th
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damage
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Transportation officials with the state of Illinois say they'll study flood prevention methods after the Illinois State Fair was swamped this year. The State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/2bAjgBN ) reports that heavy rains, as... Read more
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Newsmax
Fortune: 5 Reasons Why Obama Is Wrong About ObamacareDespite President Barack Obama's recent defense of his signature accomplishment
Fortune: 5 Reasons Why Obama Is Wrong About Obamacare
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
Despite President Barack Obama's recent defense of his signature accomplishment in an editorial in Journal of the American Medical Association, Fortune.com has compiled a handful of reasons why the president is wrong about his health-care... Read more
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NBC Chicago
White House Hits Kirk on 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Commenta White House press conference. “And I don’t think that kind of rhetoric is con
White House Hits Kirk on 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Comment
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
a White House press conference. “And I don’t think that kind of rhetoric is consistent with the views of most people in Illinois about the efforts of President Obama to advance our interests around the would and prevent Iran from obtaining a... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
War of words continues between Kirk, DuckworthNORMAL, Ill. -- The U.S Senate candidates were in Normal, Illinois Wednesday sp
War of words continues between Kirk, Duckworth
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
NORMAL, Ill. -- The U.S Senate candidates were in Normal, Illinois Wednesday speaking to farmers on the topic of agriculture. Mark Kirk and Tammy Duckworth spoke separately, this was not a debate. But the candidates went after each other. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kirk accuses Duckworth of making fun of stroke victimsand insulting to stroke victims. Kirk has been under fire for comments he made
Kirk accuses Duckworth of making fun of stroke victims
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and insulting to stroke victims. Kirk has been under fire for comments he made last week before the editorial board of The State Journal-Register in Springfield in which he said President Barack Obama is "acting like the drug dealer in chief" for... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to deathFulton County Circuit Court. Fulton County Coroner Steve Hines pronounced the
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to death
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fulton County Circuit Court. Fulton County Coroner Steve Hines pronounced the victim dead at 8:44 a.m., inside the house. Illinois State Police are assisting in the investigation. Standard said deputies are no strangers to the Clendenny home.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
House explodes in central Illinois, sends couple into yardWASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) - Authorities in central Illinois say a house exploded ou
House explodes in central Illinois, sends couple into yard
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) - Authorities in central Illinois say a house exploded outside the city of Washington sending two residents hurtling out of the home. Tazewell County Sheriff's Department chief deputy Jeff Lower tells the (Peoria) Journal Star... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Explosion blows Washington couple out of houseand was not home at the time of the explosion. Lower said detectives are looki
Explosion blows Washington couple out of house
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
and was not home at the time of the explosion. Lower said detectives are looking into a gas leak as a possible cause. The Illinois State Fire Marshal is assisting the investigation. The unincorporated area is a mix of farmland and... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
On the football field and off, Wilson was a leaderLou Davidson. Clyde told his wife he wanted to work at a high school and coach
On the football field and off, Wilson was a leader
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Lou Davidson. Clyde told his wife he wanted to work at a high school and coach football, so after he graduated from Arizona State University with a teaching degree, the couple moved back East. SPORTS STAR Wilson accepted a teaching and coaching... Read more
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The Providence Journal
A healthy D.J. Foster ready to take the next stepPatriots Journal: Posted Aug. 23, 2016 at 6:23 PM Posted Aug. 23, 2016 at 6:
A healthy D.J. Foster ready to take the next step
The Providence Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Patriots Journal: Posted Aug. 23, 2016 at 6:23 PM Posted Aug. 23, 2016 at 6:23 PM FOXBORO — D.J. Foster, an undrafted rookie out of Arizona State, suffered a hamstring injury early in minicamp and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Duckworth calls Kirk 'unhinged' for Obama 'drug dealer in chief' commentis totally unhelpful for the cause of a more stable and secure world," the two-
Duckworth calls Kirk 'unhinged' for Obama 'drug dealer in chief' comment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
is totally unhelpful for the cause of a more stable and secure world," the two-term Democratic congresswoman from Hoffman Estates said. "And if it was just the first time, I would chalk it up to momentary lapse of judgment. But with him it's a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to deathFulton County Circuit Court. Fulton County Coroner Steve Hines pronounced the
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to death
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Fulton County Circuit Court. Fulton County Coroner Steve Hines pronounced the victim dead at 8:44 a.m., inside the house. Illinois State Police are assisting in the investigation. Standard said deputies are no strangers to the Clendenny home.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Guaranteed-tuition laws inflating college costs, study findsGuaranteed-tuition laws such as the one enacted in Illinois are driving signifi
Guaranteed-tuition laws inflating college costs, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Guaranteed-tuition laws such as the one enacted in Illinois are driving significant increases in tuition and fees at public colleges and universities, ultimately making higher education less affordable for resident and nonresident students, according... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Public Schools cuts deficit but teacher shortage remainsPEORIA — Between a boost in state funding and cuts in staffing and programs, Pe
Peoria Public Schools cuts deficit but teacher shortage remains
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
PEORIA — Between a boost in state funding and cuts in staffing and programs, Peoria Public Schools managed to slice the deficit in its 2016-17 operating budget to an estimated $4.4 million. The $175 million spending plan started out almost $10... Read more
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FOX News
Study suggests method for predicting men who may kill their spousestheir intimate partners varies from murderers who kill people they don’t know,
Study suggests method for predicting men who may kill their spouses
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
their intimate partners varies from murderers who kill people they don’t know, a study published online Friday in the Journal of Forensic Sciences suggests. The study, conducted by scientists at Northwestern University, involved more than... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
PPS cuts deficit but teacher shortage remainsPEORIA — Between a boost in state funding and cuts in staffing and programs, Pe
PPS cuts deficit but teacher shortage remains
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
PEORIA — Between a boost in state funding and cuts in staffing and programs, Peoria Public Schools managed to slice the deficit in its 2016-17 operating budget to an estimated $4.4 million. The $175 million spending plan started out almost $10... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Connecticut / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC New York
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC New York / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC Washington
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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NBC Miami
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymenta $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Illinois Senator Calls Obama 'Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kirk says Obama ‘acting like drug dealer in chief’ in Iran dealin cash to Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners — the latest in
Kirk says Obama ‘acting like drug dealer in chief’ in Iran deal
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
in cash to Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners — the latest in a string of provocative comments by the Illinois senator caught in a tight reelection race. Kirk, whose race against Democratic US Representative Tammy Duckworth... Read more
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Mashable
Climate change could cost millennials trillions of dollars in lifetime incomecentury.” NextGen plans to spend at least $25 million on voter turnout in Penn
Climate change could cost millennials trillions of dollars in lifetime income
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
century.” NextGen plans to spend at least $25 million on voter turnout in Pennsylvania, Iowa, Ohio, New Hampshire, Nevada, Illinois and Colorado during the 2016 election cycle. "We really see climate as our candidate and think it’s important to... Read more
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Breitbart
Leaked Doc: Soros Open Society Seeks to Reshape Census, Electoral Districtsto a hacked document, George Soros’s Open Society Foundation is funding key pro
Leaked Doc: Soros Open Society Seeks to Reshape Census, Electoral Districts
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
to a hacked document, George Soros’s Open Society Foundation is funding key progressive groups with the stated goal of attempting to “influence appropriations for the (U.S.) Census Bureau” while pushing to change the methods in... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Kirk: Obama ‘Acting Like the Drug Dealer in Chief’a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American pr
Kirk: Obama ‘Acting Like the Drug Dealer in Chief’
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
a $400 million cash payment to Iran that was tied to the release of American prisoners. During an interview with the State Journal-Register editorial board last week, Kirk claimed Obama gave “clean packs of money” to a “state sponsor of... Read more
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Raw Story
Pregnancy-related deaths in Texas show that liberals’ compromises with anti-choice zealots are fatalnations who have been successful at reducing the rates of maternal mortality. I
Pregnancy-related deaths in Texas show that liberals’ compromises with anti-choice zealots are fatal
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
nations who have been successful at reducing the rates of maternal mortality. In a study to be published in The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the research publication for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,... Read more
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FOX News
Hospice teams may be overlooking teenaged family membersof the surveyed adolescents with a parent in hospice had zero or limited contac
Hospice teams may be overlooking teenaged family members
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
of the surveyed adolescents with a parent in hospice had zero or limited contact with staff, researchers reported in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. "In hospice, the unit of care is to the patient and family, but kids are being... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Suspended Pekin cop allegedly slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrestto the affidavit. In response, the juvenile looked toward Ujinski and twice ut
Suspended Pekin cop allegedly slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
to the affidavit. In response, the juvenile looked toward Ujinski and twice uttered, "Little bitch," the affidavit states. Ujinski then leaned into the squad car and slapped the juvenile "five times about the head and face," according to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Suspended Pekin cop slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrestto the affidavit. In response, the juvenile looked toward Ujinski and twice ut
Suspended Pekin cop slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
to the affidavit. In response, the juvenile looked toward Ujinski and twice uttered, "Little bitch," the affidavit states. Ujinski then leaned into the squad car and slapped the juvenile "five times about the head and face," according to... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois girl marks birthday at fire station after crashSHERMAN, Ill. (AP) – A 7-year-old girl from central Illinois has celebrated her
Illinois girl marks birthday at fire station after crash
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
SHERMAN, Ill. (AP) – A 7-year-old girl from central Illinois has celebrated her birthday at the fire station where the first responders work who helped save her life after she suffered a serious head injury in an automobile accident. The Springfield... Read more
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FOX News
Endangered GOP senator tries to woo voters – by bashing TrumpSenate incumbent this cycle, Mark Kirk, is technically running against two-term
Endangered GOP senator tries to woo voters – by bashing Trump
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Senate incumbent this cycle, Mark Kirk, is technically running against two-term Democratic Rep. Tammy Duckworth for his Illinois seat – but the Republican's campaign focus has been as much about vilifying Donald Trump as it is about beating back... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Mark Kirk on Iran payment: Obama acting like ‘drug dealer in chief’WASHINGTON -- Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk criticized President Barack Obama for del
Mark Kirk on Iran payment: Obama acting like ‘drug dealer in chief’
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk criticized President Barack Obama for delivering money to the Iranian government in coordination with the release of Americans being held prisoner there -- saying he was "acting like the drug dealer in... Read more
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Roll Call
Kirk: Obama 'Acting Like the Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Paymentfor the administration's $400 million cash payment to Iran that coincided with
Kirk: Obama 'Acting Like the Drug Dealer in Chief' Over Iran Payment
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
for the administration's $400 million cash payment to Iran that coincided with the release of four American prisoners, Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk announced that a subcommittee he chairs will hold a hearing on the matter in... Read more
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New Kerala
Kirk calls Obama a 'drug dealer' - newkerala.com #108348that the government paid USD 400 million to Iran in January for the release of
Kirk calls Obama a 'drug dealer' - newkerala.com #108348
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
that the government paid USD 400 million to Iran in January for the release of Americans held as prisoners there, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk said he is "acting like the drug dealer in chief." "We can't have the President of the United States... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Mark Kirk on Iran payment: Obama acting like ‘drug dealer in chief’Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL). (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images) WASHINGTON –
Mark Kirk on Iran payment: Obama acting like ‘drug dealer in chief’
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL). (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk criticized President Barack Obama for delivering money to the Iranian government in coordination with the release of Americans being held prisoner... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois girl marks birthday at fire station after crashSHERMAN, Ill. -- A 7-year-old girl from central Illinois has celebrated her bir
Illinois girl marks birthday at fire station after crash
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
SHERMAN, Ill. -- A 7-year-old girl from central Illinois has celebrated her birthday at the fire station where the first responders work who helped save her life after she suffered a serious head injury in an automobile accident. The (Springfield)... Read more
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FOX News
Illinois lawmaker likens Obama to 'drug dealer-chief' after Iran paymentIllinois Sen. Mark Kirk slammed President Barack Obama and his administration S
Illinois lawmaker likens Obama to 'drug dealer-chief' after Iran payment
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk slammed President Barack Obama and his administration Saturday for the delivery of a $400 million payment to Iran in exchange for the release of four Americans who were held in Tehran. “We can’t have the president of the... Read more
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The Alliance Review
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270Associated Press Published: August 22, 2016 3:00 AM WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clin
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270
The Alliance Review / Posted 6 days ago
Associated Press Published: August 22, 2016 3:00 AM WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton heads into the fall out front in enough states to give her at least a tie in the Electoral College, meaning a victory in any of the several states now a toss-up... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Illinois exemplifies fiscal foolishnessIllinois' government, says Rauner, "is run for the benefit of its employees." I
Illinois exemplifies fiscal foolishness
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Illinois' government, says Rauner, "is run for the benefit of its employees." Increasingly, it is run for their benefit when they retire. Pension promises, though unfunded by at least $113 billion, are one reason some government departments are not... Read more
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