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Adlai and Abe Go Together

Ex-guv was Dem nominee for president twice in 1950s

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Another Good Week for Illinois Crops

Corn 82 percent, soybeans 78 percent, good to excellent

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DNR Protection for Bear, Wolf, Cougar

These animals are still not prevalent in Illinois.

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Kincaid Tries to Move On

Village hopes to move on

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Christie Campaigning for Rauner in Chicago

NJ Governor visits Rauner's headquarters

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Cooling Centers Again Open

Heat warning extended to 7pm Tuesday

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How Heavily Should Local Police Arm Up?

Ferguson brings attention to militarization of police

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Do Nothing? It’s Someone Else’s Fault

By the numbers, the record is not good

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Which Candidate Do You Dislike the Least?

Redfield: The "lesser evil" may win

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Laws to Help Seniors

Nursing home residents will benefit

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LaHood: Raise the Gas Tax!

Who's with him?

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Former Advisors To Governor Quinn Subpoenaed For Emails

Three former top advisers of Governor Pat Quinn have been subpoenaed to hand over emails as investigation continues into failed Anti-Violence program.

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Section of I-70 Named For Former Congressman Jerry Costello

Former Congressman Jerry Costello receives honor by having a stretch of I-70 named after him.

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St. Louis Rams Receiver Says He Relates To Ferguson, Missouri Residents

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Kenny Britt says he can relate to what Ferguson, Missouri residents are going through.

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IDNR Receives U.S. Agriculture Grant To Expand Parks

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources receives $1.7 million dollars to expand parks.

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Illinois DNR to Use Grant On Recreation

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program.

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Quinn Signs Legislation Requiring Transit Review

Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable.

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GOP Says It Has Fixes for ACA, Dems Skeptical

Mark Kirk is for repeal; Dick Durbin says no repeal but he'll work with the GOP on fixes.

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IDOT Under Fire Again for Hiring Practices

Illinois Executive Inspector General's office says workers hired under title but given other duties to avoid hiring rules. Also asserts Governor Quinn was not involved.

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

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Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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House votes to arm Syrian rebels; Senate next

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The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars’ minus music

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Without John Williams, the Throne Room would be a scene full of people creepily smiling at each other.

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White House proposes new energy efficiency rules

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The latest efforts include standards for commercial air conditioning units that could slash energy use.