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LGBT Group: Legalization of Same Sex Marriage Is Not the End

Equality Illinois says bullying and discrimination remain problems


Organizers Ban Campaigning at Veterans Day Parade

The annual Veterans Day parade in Illinois’ capital city has a new rule this year: No politicians, and no campaigning.…


Health Care Cancellations: 2 Intimate Views

Millions of Americans who buy their own health insurance are getting cancellation notices and Shonn Hild of central Illinois is…


U.S. Senators to Discuss Help for Kids with Allergies

U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk want states to improve school access to medication used to treat children’s allergy…


Farming Jobs Could Be Affected by Lack of Action on Horse Racing Bill

When you’re tallying up what didn’t get to the finish line at the Statehouse this fall, don’t forget horse racing.…


Is Farming an Old Person’s Game?

Farming seems to be an older person’s game, and new research shows that can lead to financial trouble. Norm Walzer…


IL Awards $100K in Grants for Wildlife

Illinois officials are awarding $100,000 in grants from donated funds to wildlife preservation projects. The Wildlife Preservation Fund is a…


Panel: 3-Year Suspension for ex-Blagojevich Aide

An attorney disciplinary board has recommended that Rod Blagojevich’s former chief of staff be suspended from practicing law for three…


Arrest Made in Bank Robbery

Virden man in custody for robbery of Warren-Boynton State Bank


Quinn Selects Running Mate

Gov. Pat Quinn has selected former Chicago schools CEO and 2002 gubernatorial candidate Paul Vallas as his running mate in 2014.

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Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

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A 21st century way to get news, or a website designed just to make people mad?

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2 IL Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

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Davis, Bustos Going to Cuba

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Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers.

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Rauner Raises More Money

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.

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More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

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100 more approval letters were sent in September.