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Panel to Attempt Response to ALPLM Battle

Panel to Attempt Response to ALPLM Battle

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency has created a panel to review the strengths and weaknesses of the governing structure for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Monday’s move comes in the wake of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s introduction of legislation to split the library from the agency. He says the institution is held back by needing permission for its operations from the Historic Preservation Agency.

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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.