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Durbin: Boehner Doesn’t Get It

U-S Senator Dick Durbin says House Republicans could take a page from the Senate’s playbook when it comes to forging…

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Williamsville: New Library and Museum

As Williamsville moves forward on a new building to house both the library and the box car museum, some are…

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Quinn to Impatient Lawmakers: You Can Wait

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been calling on Governor Pat Quinn to sign the concealed carry bill. …

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Ethanol Producers Push E-15 Tax Credits

Ethanol’s a big deal everywhere corn is a big deal, so the industry is pushing to put more of it in our gas tanks.

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The Rebirth of MacArthur Boulevard?

With a turn of a shovel, city officials broke ground for what they see as a re-birth of MacArthur Boulevard. …

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Not Much Good News for Kids

The latest Kids Count report shows a growing number of Illinois kids living in financially instability. That’s according toLarry Joseph,…

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College for Kids Starts July 8th

Lincoln Land Community College is getting ready to start its College for Kids classes

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State Senator Frerichs Lining Up Campaign Team In Race For Treasurer

Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs is gearing up to make a run at the state treasurer’s office.

Durbin In Favor of Charges Against Snowden

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is supporting the prosecution of NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

Conference Committee Meets Thursday

A group of ten lawmakers will be meeting next Thursday to come up with a pension fix.

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U.S. Attorney James Lewis: Racially Biased?

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Questions have been raised about possible racial bias on behalf of U.S. Attorney James Lewis.

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Cattle Rustling: 18-year-old Gets 180 Days In Jail

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18-Year-Old gets 180 days in jail for taking part in cattle rustling.

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Cuba Relations: Could Be Boon For Illinois Farmers

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A relationship with Cuba could mean up to $7 million more a year for Illinois Farmers.

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Prison Lockdown: Chicken Pox To Blame

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Chicken Pox has locked down Illinois prisons.

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Illinois Tollway Expects Spike in Holiday Traffic

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Free coffee will also be available at tollway oases.