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UI Labor School’s Future Uncertain

It could be folded into a larger school


Question of Back Pay for State Employees Could Face Lawmakers in November

Lawmakers’ opinions differ as to whether they must act


More Hearings to be Scheduled for Shredding Case

The city is asking the court to force Christian to turn over his records;


Guilty Plea in 2010 Murder of Mother, Daughter

A guilty plea Thursday resulted in in a 46-year prison sentence


Still No 24-Hour Casinos

Around-the-clock gambling will not be allowed at Illinois casinos


Ready … Set … Inaction

Lawmakers cancel today’s session


Lawmakers Again Hear about Gambling Expansion

Refresh arguments for and against


Indoor Pot Operation Taken Down

Drug Interdiction Response Team (DIRT) raided a home in the 400 block of West Canedy Street

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Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Have Their Say

In the first two days of the fall veto session, there have been two rallies and two points of view – and no vote.

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Medical Merger Looms


Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

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Oswego Man Challenges Kirk


"Grassroots" effort for conservative Marter

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Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

5-26-15 Langfelder

The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

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SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.

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Effort to Save Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

A foundation has taken possession of the boyhood home of Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, brothers who made it big in show business.