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Southern Illinois Prosecutor’s Comments Draw Complaint

The Illinois state disciplinary agency for lawyers has filed a complaint against a southern Illinois prosecutor over comments he made…


Senators Talk Benefits of Illiana Expressway

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk of Illinois and Dan Coats of Indiana are talking up the benefits of the proposed Illiana…


Wind Turbine Damage Blamed on Strong Storms

The company that operates an eastern Illinois wind-energy farm where two blades recently broke off a turbine near a school…

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Illinois Marks 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Illinois is marking the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that killed 1,177 people and brought the United…


Snow is Piling Up in Southern Illinois

Travel in southern Illinois is getting dicey because of snow and ice.

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Disney Birthplace Will Be a Museum in Chicago

The birthplace of Walt Disney is set to get a makeover. The home at 2156 N. Tripp Ave. in Chicago…

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Durbin: Study Social Security’s Future before It’s Too Late

Don’t be like Illinois pensions, senator says


Ready, Set, Sue

As surely as night follows day, a labor coalition is going to sue the state over the pension bill.

Governor Quinn Signs Historic Pension Reform

Pension Reform Now Law

Governor Pat Quinn has signed landmark legislation Thursday to reform Illinois’ massively-underfunded pension system, though the new law is certain…


Study: Illinois’ Economic Growth Slows for Second Month

A measure of the Illinois economy is down for the second month in a row.

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2 IL Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

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Davis, Bustos Going to Cuba

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Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers.

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Rauner Raises More Money

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.

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More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

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100 more approval letters were sent in September.

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Gas Price Website Predicts Imminent Midwest Spike


This may sound familiar – the Midwest could see a spike in gas prices over the next few weeks due to refinery maintenance.