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UI Labor School’s Future Uncertain

It could be folded into a larger school

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

Lawmakers’ opinions differ as to whether they must act

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More Hearings to be Scheduled for Shredding Case

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

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Guilty Plea in 2010 Murder of Mother, Daughter

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

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Still No 24-Hour Casinos

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

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Ready … Set … Inaction

Lawmakers cancel today’s session

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Lawmakers Again Hear about Gambling Expansion

Refresh arguments for and against

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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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Borrowers, Do Your Homework

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Survey of ag lenders unveiled at Farm Progress Show

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Economic Development Commission Backs Parking Garage Repairs

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A project that's been delayed for years may end up going forward, thanks in part to the city's new Economic Development Commission.

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SEIU Urges Override of Rauner Veto

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The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.

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Farmers Need to be Promoters, Too

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Survey released at Decatur's Farm Progress Show.

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Seven Now Dead in Legionnaires Outbreak

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Seven people have died from Legionnaires' disease at a veterans' home in Quincy.