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Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Elder, Disabled Care Are Fair Game in Guv’s Race

Rauner-owned facilities, Quinn agencies both blamed


Illinois Crops Remain in Good Shape

Most corn and soybeans are in good-to-excellent condition

road construction

Infrastructure Advocates: More Money, or Kids Will Die

Imagine this: a giant chunk of bridge falling on your children's school bus, with your children in it, killing your children.


AG Madigan Files Suits Alleging Student Loan Scams

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed lawsuits against two companies for allegedly scamming people who are repaying student loan debt.


Houston Announces Mayoral Candidacy; Opponents Respond

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston has announced he'll run for another term.


Quinn: Bill Backlog Lowest Since 2010

Gov. Pat Quinn is crowing that Illinois' pile of overdue bills has dropped to $3.9 billion.


Illinois to Receive $84 Million in Subprime Mortgage Settlement

Illinois’ share of a settlement with one of the country’s largest banks will be $84 million.


Former Congressman Ken Gray Dies; Services Set

The "Prince of Pork" was 89.


Libertarians Say, Don’t Forget Us

Income tax is a Republican creation, they remind us


More Hearings Are Scheduled for NRI

Don't expect much from witnesses


Dixon Mayor Pleads: Keep Walgreens a US Company

Illinois-based company may shift HQ overseas


IAAFC Expands Its Territory

Illinois African-American Family Commission will not be ignored, says sponsor


Houston Seeks Another Term

E-mail leaves no doubt


Quinn Pushes Gun Bill

Sunday appearance in Chicago


Dyslexia: New Law Aims to Help

A new Illinois law aims to help those with dyslexia.


Armed Robber Gets Life: Accomplice Was Slain By Store Owner

A robber whose accomplice was shot and killed by a store owner gets life in prison.


Toxic Waste Disposal: Champaign Residents Fight Landfill Company

Champaign residents are encouraging taking action against landfill company.

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Treasurer’s Office: Paid Internships To Politically-Connected

Published reports say State Treasurer Dan Rutherford's office offered paid internships to those with political connections.


University of Illinois: A Rush To Replace President

The University of Illinois has stepped up its efforts to find a new President.

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas


Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’


The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda


A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter


Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Netflix agrees to pay AT&T for smooth streaming


Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T to ensure smooth delivery of its content.