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Daily Clydesdale Parade Time Changed

One of the biggets attractions at this year’s Illinois State fair has been the Budweiser Clydesdales.

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Reagan Books Donated to Eureka College

One thing we can say about Charles Wick: he accumulated a lot of books. The former Reagan administration official died…

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Child Obesity Down in U.S., Not Illinois

Childhood obesity is down in most states, but not in Illinois. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control…

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Quinn Continues Push for Same-Sex Marriage

Gov. Pat Quinn says there is urgency now to passing a same-sex marriage law. He says with other Midwestern statesallowing…

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Quinn Appoints New Workers’ Comp Arbitrators

Governor Pat Quinn has appointed three new arbitrators one new commissioner to the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission. The board has…

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Senior Day Lineup Announced for State Fair

People 60 and older get free admission to the Illinois State Fair on Monday and there will be a special…

Kick Off Ceremony for the 20th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon

Quinn Not Fazed by Boos, Lawmakers Still Awaiting Checks

Governor Pat Quinn isn’t the most popular person in government these days. He gets booed quite often when he makes…

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Rutherford: Watch Out for I-Cash Knockoffs

Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is here to say: accept no imitations. The treasurer’s office operates an “unclaimed property” program…

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Illinois State Parks Getting License Plate Money

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state parks are starting to see money from a $2 surcharge on Illinois license plate…

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The Butter Cow is Back at the Illinois State Fair

The moment is finally here. The butter cow has been unveiled at the Illinois State Fair. The tradition has been…

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Hundreds Turn Out in Chatham to Talk Water

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Complaints about water quality in Chatham pour in

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Some Want Rail Crossing “Quiet Zones”

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3rd Street corridor too noisy for some residents

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Lincoln Library Receives Sizable Gift

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Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

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Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.

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Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

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A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.