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Food Stamp Cards Back Online in Illinois

Shoppers in Illinois and other states were unable to use their food stamp debit cards because of an outage at…

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Rutherford: Another Big Year for I-Cash

The state treasurer says aggressive marketing is part of the reason why his office’s unclaimed property division is giving back…

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Quinn Names New Dir. of Central Management Services

The former director of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget has been named to a new position with a…

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Quinn Doesn’t Believe Conf Committee is Playing Games

Gov. Pat Quinn doesn’t believe Republicans on the pension reform conference committee are playing any political games. Three of the…

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Quinn Grants 65, Denies 124 Clemency Requests

Governor Pat Quinn is granting 65 clemency petitions and denying 124 while working through a backlog of pardon requests. The…

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Dozens Arrested in Statewide Child Porn Crackdown

Fifty people have been arrested on child pornography charges as part of a three-year crackdown on offenders by the Illinois…

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Jacksonville Fire Dog to Appear on TV Drama

The fire specialist Smokey the Dog is collecting accolades while preparing for a spot on an episode of a major…

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Springfield Employees Indicted; Allegedly Cheated EPA of $13.6 Million

Five people associated with an environmental firm in Springfield are accused of cheating the Illinois EPA.

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Henson Robinson Co. Assuming Punzak Co. Contracts

Henson Robinson Company has been acquiring the losses of another business. Since the closure of Punzak Co., Henson Robinson has…

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Judge Rules: Police Internal Affairs Files “Not to be touched”

Springfield city attorneys were back in the courtroom Friday in a hearing regarding the police union’s request that the city abide by its agreement to destroy files older than four years old.

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Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

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Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

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Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

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IDPH calls for 21 day quarantine for those exposed to Ebola virus.

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Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

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State GOP alleges law is not being followed in counting of absentee ballots.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

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Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

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Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world