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Otters on a water slide

Otters on a water slide

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River otters were hitting the water slides to beat the summer heat on Wednesday at Ichikawa City’s Zoological and Botanical Garden in Japan.

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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

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A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

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Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

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Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones

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The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.

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SNAP Wants Springfield Diocese to Out Pedophile Priests

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The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.

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Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

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Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.