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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Two Arrested in Capitol Fracking Protest

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At least two people have been taken out of the Capitol in handcuffs this week.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

WTAX Announces New Program Lineup

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Newsradio WTAX Thursday announced several programming changes that will take effect on Tuesday, May 28th. WTAX’s new Monday through Friday…

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Concealed Carry Compromise Advances

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A compromise concealed carry bill has passed a House committee by a comfortable 13-3 margin. It includes bans on guns in…

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

ComEd and Ameren Will Be Raising Rates

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It’s official. ComEd and Ameren will be raising rates in the near future.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Possible Changes To Sex Ed Curriculum In Illinois Classrooms

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Sex education is causing a bit of a rift in the legislature.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Illinois Could Soon Increase Speed Limit to 70 MPH

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Lawmakers are split on whether the speed limit on rural interstates should be increased to 70-miles an hour.

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Thursday, May 23, 201305/23/2013

Topinka: Bills Getting Paid… for Now

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It’s not a new story, but the state’s comptroller is telling it anyway.

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Meredosia Asking For Federal Aid After Floods

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Officials in Meredosia are hopeful the federal government will provide aid for reimbursement after flooding along the Illinois River.

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Lang Drops Sponsorship of Gambling Expansion Bill

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State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) is stepping down as chief sponsor of the gaming bill, claiming there’s a possible conflict of interest.

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Wednesday, May 22, 201305/22/2013

Jurors See Pictures of Beason Survivor’s Injuries

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Jurors are getting a glimpse of the injuries suffered by the only survivor of the Beason murders.