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Saturday, September 21, 201309/21/2013

Mayor Emanuel, Sen. Kirk Respond to Chicago Shooting

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in his first comments after a crowded park was sprayed with bullets, says the violence has…

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Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

Henson Robinson Receives Accreditation from AZA

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The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has given the Henson Robinson Zoo accreditation. The AZA won’t shut a zoo down…

Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

Same-Sex Marriage Rally at the Capitol

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State lawmakers returning to Springfield for veto session next month can expect a large, loud greeting: a “March on Springfield”…

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Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

Reporters’ Shield Law May be Tested

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A suburban Chicago reporter has been found in contempt for failing to disclose how he got confidential police reports

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Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

Eliminate Gas Tax?

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Two state representatives are introducing legislation to remove the sales tax Illinois places on gasoline.

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Friday, September 20, 201309/20/2013

Allegiant Air Delays

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Allegiant Airlines is reporting flight delays nationwide

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Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

Houston Tries to Maintain Distance from Police Shredding Scandal

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Mayor Mike Houston is responding to allegations his administration knew about police department document destruction before it happened.

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Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

Springfield Catholic Diocese Pastor Accused of Abuse

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A pastor in the Springfield Catholic Diocese is being accused of abuse, and has temporarily withdrawn from public ministry.

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Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

Illinois Gaming Board Hears Push for 24 Hour Gambling

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The Illinois Gaming Board is considering arguments on whether to extend casino hours around-the-clock. Proponents and critics lined up Thursday…

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Thursday, September 19, 201309/19/2013

Illinois Unemployment Rate Stagnant at 9.2 Percent

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The unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.2 percent in Illinois last month. That’s one of the country’s highest jobless rates.