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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Southern Illinois Prosecutor’s Comments Draw Complaint

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

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Senators Talk Benefits of Illiana Expressway

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

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Wind Turbine Damage Blamed on Strong Storms

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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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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Illinois Marks 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

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

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

Snow is Piling Up in Southern Illinois

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

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

Disney Birthplace Will Be a Museum in Chicago

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

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

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

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Don’t be like Illinois pensions, senator says

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

Ready, Set, Sue

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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

Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

Pension Reform Now Law

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

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

Study: Illinois’ Economic Growth Slows for Second Month

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