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The Champaign News-Gazette
Vermilion County panel won't let its half of Kickapoo Rail Trail languishthe newly revived committee, which has now met twice, with Bob Arnholt of Danvi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
the newly revived committee, which has now met twice, with Bob Arnholt of Danville Nearly five years ago, when Gov. Pat Quinn announced a $2.1 million grant to the Vermilion County Conservation District for the Kickapoo Rail Trail, it... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democratic governor hopefuls to debate tonight; Pritzker spent the most this summerhis campaign $40,000. Activist Tio Hardiman, who got 28 percent of the vote in
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
his campaign $40,000. Activist Tio Hardiman, who got 28 percent of the vote in a losing 2014 challenge to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, gave himself $5,000 of the $5,445 he raised for the quarter and spent $1,868. He reported cash on hand of $3,576... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois governor forum: 'Beat up Brucey all morning'issues --- topics that largely took a back seat to rhetoric over which candidat
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
issues --- topics that largely took a back seat to rhetoric over which candidate is best suited to defeat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in the November general election. Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale was the first to get in a dig, saying during his... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Hard financial blow for Bureau County Highway Departmentevery year and it’s unknown when those bonds will retire. The bonds paid for th
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 days ago
every year and it’s unknown when those bonds will retire. The bonds paid for the Illinois Jobs Now! program former Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law in 2009. And as for the Chicago transit, Gross said there’s been no requirement for CTA to cut back... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NHL preview, Canadian teams: Edmonton Oilerson Laurent Brossoit, who has 14 career NHL appearances of three years. After s
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
on Laurent Brossoit, who has 14 career NHL appearances of three years. After six coaches in seven years — Craig MacTavish, Pat Quinn, Tom Renney, Ralph Krueger, Todd Nelson and Dallas Eakins — the Oilers finally have stability at the top. Two full... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Doug Gilmour explains why he rejected Maple Leafs deal to Canucksmade for me. Cliff told me which teams were interested, and the first one was
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
made for me. Cliff told me which teams were interested, and the first one was Vancouver. The Canucks’ general manager, Pat Quinn—Cliff ’s old friend—was considering sending young prospect Markus Naslund to Toronto for me. At the time, he was... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Harold pledges she'll combat public corruptionespecially critical of Madigan for failing to pursue allegations of patronage h
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
especially critical of Madigan for failing to pursue allegations of patronage hiring in the administration of former Gov. Pat Quinn. A state executive inspector general determined that patronage hiring began under ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
General Assembly overrides governor's veto of concealed carry billlast state to allow concealed carry of firearms in two quick votes Tuesday that
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
last state to allow concealed carry of firearms in two quick votes Tuesday that formalized the deepening rift between Gov. Pat Quinn and the legislature. The House and Senate voted to override Quinn's amendatory veto of a legislative compromise... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Believe it, Maple Leafs fans: Your team's time is nowair leaking from the balloon, and sure enough, that moment in the sun was washe
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
air leaking from the balloon, and sure enough, that moment in the sun was washed out almost as quickly as it arrived. The Pat Quinn era brought more success – six straight playoff appearances; three 100-point seasons and two more conference finals... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man who killed 6 in Illinois gets another life sentence for 2 Missouri murdersfrom a statement. Missouri prosecutors initially said they wanted to seek the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
from a statement. Missouri prosecutors initially said they wanted to seek the death penalty, after former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn formally abolished the punishment in his state in 2011. But prosecutors later changed their strategy in Missouri —... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Man Who Killed 8 in Illinois and Missouri Sentencedfrom a statement. Missouri prosecutors initially said they wanted to seek the
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
from a statement. Missouri prosecutors initially said they wanted to seek the death penalty, after former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn formally abolished the punishment in his state in 2011. But prosecutors later changed their strategy in Missouri —... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Man who killed 8 people in Illinois and Missouri sentencedfrom a statement. Missouri prosecutors initially said they wanted to seek the
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 13 days ago
from a statement. Missouri prosecutors initially said they wanted to seek the death penalty, after former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn formally abolished the punishment in his state in 2011. But prosecutors later changed their strategy in Missouri --... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Details of new Illinois Lottery manager deal shrouded in secrecyonly one bidder.” The selection of Camelot comes nearly three years after Nort
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
only one bidder.” The selection of Camelot comes nearly three years after Northstar Lottery Group was fired by then-Gov. Pat Quinn in late 2014, and then fired a second time in a renegotiated termination deal by Gov. Bruce Rauner in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
GOP upset with Rauner, unlikely to replace himnominee in 2014. Except that Republican Bruce Rauner has a lot more money to t
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
nominee in 2014. Except that Republican Bruce Rauner has a lot more money to throw around to candidates than Democrat Pat Quinn ever dreamed of. So Rauner — who had $67 million in his Citizens for Rauner campaign fund on June 30 — is probably... Read more
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BC Local News
Travis Green awarded Pat Quinn Coach Award by BC Hockey Hall of Fame - BC Local NewsOne of Castlegar’s most famous former residents — Vancouver Canucks head coach
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
One of Castlegar’s most famous former residents — Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green — has been awarded the Pat Quinn Coach Award from the BC Hockey Hall of Fame (BCHHF). The award is named for Pat Quinn, a Canadian hockey player, coach and... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Arty Awards presented in nine categoriesWatching the Farm, and the Unity Statue (a collaboration) in Abbotsford, as wel
Abbotsford News / Posted 14 days ago
Watching the Farm, and the Unity Statue (a collaboration) in Abbotsford, as well as the iconic statues of Roger Neilson and Pat Quinn that adorn the entrance to Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Other recipients were: – Visual Arts – Raphael Silver; –... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Plea bargain? Killer’s victims didn’t get oneplea agreement for a convicted murderer? He should have gotten the death penalt
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
plea agreement for a convicted murderer? He should have gotten the death penalty after his first conviction in 2011 before Pat Quinn abolished the death penalty! What kind of a plea bargain did any of the helpless victims that he bludgeoned to... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Canucks' benefiting from a dramatically deeper prospect poolsuccess. The scope and origins of this transformation are unprecedented in fra
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 days ago
success. The scope and origins of this transformation are unprecedented in franchise history. Former general manager Pat Quinn built the 1990s Canucks into a Stanley Cup finalist through a couple of great draft picks (Linden and Pavel Bure)... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Guess who Zach Fardon hired?big way. Their challenge is going to be deciding who can join them." Lambert f
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 days ago
big way. Their challenge is going to be deciding who can join them." Lambert focuses on commercial litigation and internal investigations. In 2009 she was chief of staff for the ethics panel appointed by former Gov. Pat Quinn and chaired by Coll... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Variance for bathroom still up in the airjust taking you for your word here, and we don’t see anything to show for your
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 16 days ago
just taking you for your word here, and we don’t see anything to show for your work,” Grise said. “The fact that Pat Quinn and the majority of the committee just very uncomfortably shifted in their seats and laughed displays a sense of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SVM EDITORIAL: A fate worse than death?death penalty, of course. Sheley didn’t face the death penalty in his three Il
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
death penalty, of course. Sheley didn’t face the death penalty in his three Illinois trials. Then-Gov. Pat Quinn took that possibility off the table in March 2011 when he signed legislation to abolish capital punishment. But... Read more
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SaukValley.com
A fate worse than death?death penalty, of course. Sheley didn’t face the death penalty in his three Il
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
death penalty, of course. Sheley didn’t face the death penalty in his three Illinois trials. Then-Gov. Pat Quinn took that possibility off the table in March 2011 when he signed legislation to abolish capital punishment. But... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois has a choice to make about fracking—and Rauner is making the wrong onerenewable energy sources over fossil fuels. We're not sure Gov. Bruce Rauner is
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
renewable energy sources over fossil fuels. We're not sure Gov. Bruce Rauner is listening. Four years ago, then-Gov. Pat Quinn signed a controversial fracking regulatory bill, known as the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (HFRA), into... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Does Rauner's abortion decision mean he won't run again?and budgetary hostage-taking has beaten up Springfield instead. Yes, he inherit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
and budgetary hostage-taking has beaten up Springfield instead. Yes, he inherited a mess from his Democratic predecessor, Pat Quinn. But nearly every problem has gotten worse on Rauner’s watch. Even he can’t be liking the sound of four more years... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
AV Restaurant & Lounge retains focus on worldly cuisine after move to cityBar and Grill and, more famously, the Banshee. Over the last six months, gener
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Bar and Grill and, more famously, the Banshee. Over the last six months, general manager Keith Thomas and executive chef Pat Quinn transformed 320 Penn Ave. into a chic, sleek dining spot where guests can enjoy wines from around the world as well... Read more
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BC Local News
Arty Awards celebration fast approaching in AbbotsfordWatching the Farm, and the Unity Statue (a collaboration) in Abbotsford, as wel
BC Local News / Posted 24 days ago
Watching the Farm, and the Unity Statue (a collaboration) in Abbotsford, as well as the iconic statues of Roger Neilson and Pat Quinn that adorn the entrance to Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Williams will be among the recipients in nine categories at... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Arty Awards celebration fast approaching in AbbotsfordWatching the Farm, and the Unity Statue (a collaboration) in Abbotsford, as wel
Abbotsford News / Posted 24 days ago
Watching the Farm, and the Unity Statue (a collaboration) in Abbotsford, as well as the iconic statues of Roger Neilson and Pat Quinn that adorn the entrance to Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Williams will be among the recipients in nine categories at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Charging station executive sentenced to two years in prison$1.5 million, but Mason estimates the losses at around $1 million. Touted with
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
$1.5 million, but Mason estimates the losses at around $1 million. Touted with fanfare by city officials and then-Gov. Pat Quinn at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, the planned network of charging stations for electric vehicles was pitched to be the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Running mates help balance governor ticketsother candidates, Tio Hardiman of Calumet City, who won 30 counties in his 2014
SaukValley.com / Posted 25 days ago
other candidates, Tio Hardiman of Calumet City, who won 30 counties in his 2014 Democratic primary against then-Gov. Pat Quinn, named Patricia Avery, former Champaign County Board chairwoman, as his running mate. Besides their qualifications,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Feds now say ex-Teamsters boss extorted more cash over a longer time from Chicago film studioThose grants have not been without controversy however. The company won $27.3
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Those grants have not been without controversy however. The company won $27.3 million in grants during the tenure of Gov. Pat Quinn, according to Rauner administration officials. However, after published reports raised questions about one of the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Quitting while she’s aheadleader in U.S. history and by far Illinois’ most powerful politician. Four yea
SaukValley.com / Posted 26 days ago
leader in U.S. history and by far Illinois’ most powerful politician. Four years ago, she toyed with challenging Gov. Pat Quinn in the Democratic primary but ultimately gave up her gubernatorial dreams, saying, “I feel strongly that the state... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In Illinois, beware of pork disguised as 'capital'for nonessential pork projects. State government is not a piggy bank to be shak
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
for nonessential pork projects. State government is not a piggy bank to be shaken during election years. In 2009, Gov. Pat Quinn and the legislature signed off on a massive $31 billion capital improvement bill backed by video gambling revenue,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Video gambling putting heat on casinosago — 1990 — under former Gov. James Thompson. Video gambling was approved just
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
ago — 1990 — under former Gov. James Thompson. Video gambling was approved just eight years ago — 2009 — under former Gov. Pat Quinn. Consider these numbers. The gaming board's report states that "the 2016 year-end net terminal income was $1.108... Read more
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FirParkCorner
A Motherwell great passes on - Bert McCannat Wembley. Standing :- Willie McSeveney, Hugh Strachan, Hastie Weir, Aitken,
FirParkCorner / Posted 28 days ago
at Wembley. Standing :- Willie McSeveney, Hugh Strachan, Hastie Weir, Aitken, John Martis, Bobby Roberts, Seated:- Young, Pat Quinn, Bert McCann, Willie Hunter, Andy Weir Initially he paired his contribution to football with study at Edinburgh... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's the first Dem going after Lisa Madigan's jobjustice reform. Raoul sponsored the bill repealing the state's death penalty a
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
justice reform. Raoul sponsored the bill repealing the state's death penalty and, late during the tenure of former Gov. Pat Quinn, Raoul sponsored legislation cutting costs in the workers' compensation system. Still pondering—but having ordered... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Did Madigan act under color of law?campaign states, because, despite a criminal record he compiled as a youth, Gon
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
campaign states, because, despite a criminal record he compiled as a youth, Gonzales received a 2015 pardon from Gov. Pat Quinn. But is hardball politics Madigan-style, something that barely raises the eyebrows of most Chicagoans, anything... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Algonquin hosts 10th annual It's Our River Day to clean Fox Rivercleaning in Algonquin. People from throughout Illinois participated in the stat
Northwest Herald / Posted a month ago
cleaning in Algonquin. People from throughout Illinois participated in the statewide event that was started by former Gov. Pat Quinn in 2004. Kanner, of Algonquin, helped organize the event as the outreach coordinator for the Environmental... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What the 'lite-guv' picks tell us about the candidates—and the partyto Pritzker, mainly because of her executive and legislative experience. But no
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
to Pritzker, mainly because of her executive and legislative experience. But nobody really knows these things. Former Gov. Pat Quinn had executive experience as state treasurer, and he didn't turn out so well. Gov. Bruce Rauner had lots of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lawsuit against Speaker Madigan can proceedhim by publicizing information about Gonzales’ criminal history, which had been
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
him by publicizing information about Gonzales’ criminal history, which had been expunged after a pardon by former Gov. Pat Quinn. Those allegations were dismissed in June. Gonzales then petitioned the court to reconsider its ruling. Gonzales... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Regional schools superintendent running for re-electionSondgeroth said. Funding challenges have also been part of Sondgeroth's time i
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
Sondgeroth said. Funding challenges have also been part of Sondgeroth's time in the regional office. In 2011, former Gov. Pat Quinn cut $11 million from the state budget that was supposed to go to the ROE offices. The ensuing crisis was marked by... Read more

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