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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Illinois Business Groups Support Pension Proposal

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Business groups including the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Manufacturing Association say they’re in favor of a pension overhaul that lawmakers are poised to consider this week.

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Drivers Speeding on Tollway System

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Shockingly, drivers are speeding on the Illinois Tollway system. Tollway engineers have determined that 95 percent of the vehicles using…

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Giving Tuesday on a Local Level

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It’s the giving season. Mayor Mike Houston issued a proclamation on Monday stating this Tuesday would be a day of…

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Springfield Family of Four Displaced by Fire

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A family of four is displaced after fire ripped through their Springfield home late Monday morning.

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Durbin: History Will Not Be Kind to Republicans

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) believes it is time for the House to vote on the Employee Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Your Chance to Be Last Is Here

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Filers in final hour can be last on March ballot

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Teachers and Students Disagree on Which Kids Are Bullies, Study Says

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UI study examined five schools

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Monday, December 2, 201312/02/2013

Vote on Pension Deal Is Expected Tuesday

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Not everybody agrees there has been enough time to think about it

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Sunday, December 1, 201312/01/2013

7th Person Dies from Illinois Tornadoes

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A seventh person has died from injuries from the recent tornadoes in Illinois. Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says 82-year-old…

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Sunday, December 1, 201312/01/2013

Medicare ‘Doughnut Hole’ Savings Average $801 for State

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Thousands of Illinois residents with high medication costs are seeing some gains from a provision of the Affordable Care Act.…