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NBC Chicago
Ward Room Campaign Round-Up: Democratic U.S. Senate Candidates Square OffThis is the third edition of Ward Room's Campaign Round-Up, a weekly post dedic
Ward Room Campaign Round-Up: Democratic U.S. Senate Candidates Square Off
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
This is the third edition of Ward Room's Campaign Round-Up, a weekly post dedicated to keeping voters informed about the state and county's upcoming 2016 elections. Check the Ward Room blog for continued coverage every Wednesday. Illinois Senate... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Illinois GOP calls Democrats' college spending bill a hoax Posted Jan. 28, 2016 at 5:45 PM SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Democrats Thursday qu
Illinois GOP calls Democrats' college spending bill a hoax
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
Posted Jan. 28, 2016 at 5:45 PM SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Democrats Thursday quickly passed a bill authorizing spending for community colleges and financial aid for needy students.However,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
GOP raps MAP bill as 'gotcha politics'SPRINGFIELD — In less than 24 hours, Democrats in the Illinois Legislature resu
GOP raps MAP bill as 'gotcha politics'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — In less than 24 hours, Democrats in the Illinois Legislature resurrected, amended and passed a bill funding community colleges and MAP grants for Illinois college students. But a spokeswoman for Gov. Bruce Rauner said the governor... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democrats approve money for college scholarships despite Rauner veto threatMoney for community colleges and scholarships for low-income students became th
Democrats approve money for college scholarships despite Rauner veto threat
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Money for community colleges and scholarships for low-income students became the latest front in the political battle at the Capitol, as Democrats on Thursday pushed through a measure to free up money, but Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vowed to veto... Read more
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NBC Chicago
New Law Seeks Better Data on Heroin OverdosesThe state is working to get a handle on how many heroin overdoses there are in
New Law Seeks Better Data on Heroin Overdoses
NBC Chicago / Posted 25 days ago
The state is working to get a handle on how many heroin overdoses there are in Illinois under the requirements of a new state law. The Illinois Department of Health is developing rules and procedures for collecting information on overdoses as... Read more
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Daily Herald
Medical marijuana shops: We need more customersAll the trappings of the Buffalo Grove business are in place: bulletproof walls
Medical marijuana shops: We need more customers
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
All the trappings of the Buffalo Grove business are in place: bulletproof walls, product locked away in a vault, high-end paintings and welcoming pharmacists. There's just one big problem with the medical marijuana dispensary: virtually no... Read more
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Daily Herald
State just starting to get a handle on heroin problemGetting a handle on the depth of Illinois' heroin problem is a challenge. The
State just starting to get a handle on heroin problem
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Getting a handle on the depth of Illinois' heroin problem is a challenge. The state department of public health acknowledges its own records from before 2008 are "virtually meaningless" because of limits in data tracking and inconsistencies in how... Read more
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Daily Herald
Play lottery online? Lawmakers trying to keep that option openBuying tickets for this weekend's Powerball drawing is just a click away for Il
Play lottery online? Lawmakers trying to keep that option open
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Buying tickets for this weekend's Powerball drawing is just a click away for Illinois residents, and some lawmakers are looking to extend the state's test-run at selling them online. State Reps. Ed Sullivan, a Mundelein Republican, and Lou Lang, a... Read more

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