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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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Illinois Corn Crop Deteriorates, Some Areas Could Use Rain

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Most of the state’s been getting a break from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but that could be a problem pretty soon.

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Illinois’ Economy Still Steadily Growing

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Illinois’ economy is still steadily growing.

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Ill. Senate Taking Up Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Money

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The Illinois Senate is expected to vote on the measure today.

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Northwestern University Given $17.5 Million to Study New HIV Treatment

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Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent.

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill

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How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.