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Adlai and Abe Go Together

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


Another Good Week for Illinois Crops

Corn 82 percent, soybeans 78 percent, good to excellent


DNR Protection for Bear, Wolf, Cougar

These animals are still not prevalent in Illinois.


Kincaid Tries to Move On

Village hopes to move on

Rauner and Christie

Christie Campaigning for Rauner in Chicago

NJ Governor visits Rauner's headquarters


Cooling Centers Again Open

Heat warning extended to 7pm Tuesday


How Heavily Should Local Police Arm Up?

Ferguson brings attention to militarization of police


Do Nothing? It’s Someone Else’s Fault

By the numbers, the record is not good

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Which Candidate Do You Dislike the Least?

Redfield: The "lesser evil" may win


Laws to Help Seniors

Nursing home residents will benefit

road construction

LaHood: Raise the Gas Tax!

Who's with him?


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.


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.


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.


IDNR Receives U.S. Agriculture Grant To Expand Parks

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


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.


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.

affordable care act

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.


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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GM recalls 221K cars over brake fires


Cadillacs and Chevrolets are among the models recalled.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Fallon’s giant birthday cake


The "Tonight Show" host gets some star-studded surprises to celebrate his 40th birthday.

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Gas prices keep falling


This could be the cheapest autumn driving season in a while.

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Accused White House intruder is decorate Iraq war vet


The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran.

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Obama tries Reagan touch on economy, wages weigh


President Barack Obama has twice invoked Ronald Reagan's seminal campaign question: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"