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Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/WENN.com

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2 IL Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

8-25-15 DAVIS VA BILL 1

Davis, Bustos Going to Cuba

Bustos and Davis plan to promote economic development and trade opportunities for Illinois farmers.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Rauner Raises More Money

Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.

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More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

100 more approval letters were sent in September.


Gas Price Website Predicts Imminent Midwest Spike

This may sound familiar – the Midwest could see a spike in gas prices over the next few weeks due to refinery maintenance.

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Springfield City Council Rejects Property Annexation

Woodside Township property annexation rejected on a 4-6 vote of the Springfield City Council.


Republicans Await Democratic Ideas

Durkin: The governor is the reasonable one


Illinois Economy Continues to Grow Slowly

The monthly measure of the state's economy is where it's been since May 2013 – slow, steady growth.

4-28-15 Rauner

Rauner Reiterates Budget Passage Plea

A speech from Gov. Bruce Rauner on the budget impasse offers little new information.

10-7-15 Camp Butler

Camp Butler Honors “Unaccompanied Veterans”

Twenty-one fallen military members were honored during the "Unaccompanied Veterans" ceremony.


Ward 2 Alderman Senor Denies Fighting Allegations

Police were called to the Inn at 835 on September 26th following reports of a disturbance.


Committee Recommends Pain Problems for Medical Marijuana Treatment

Vhronic pain syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, osteoarthritis, among items recommended.


Health Departments Want State Money

The Illinois Public Health Association says the state budget impasse is "eroding" the ability to respond to public health emergencies.


Southbound I-55 Lanes Near Lincoln Reduced Due to Haz-Mat Situation

An overturned semi carrying hazardous materials has reduced I-55 southbound down to one lane just north of Lincoln.


Former Elected Official Goes to Prison After Name Change

A judge has sentenced an ex-Illinois official to prison after he changed his name, claimed he's dead and violated his supervised-release conditions.


Fox Lake Manhunt Proves Costly

More than $300,000 has been spent on the investigation


Davis Is Optimistic about TPP

Anticipates Illinois impact


No Adlai Here

Budget uncertainty and ALPLM's structural future are blamed

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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.

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