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Convention Center Make-Over Nearing Finish
Convention Center Make-Over Nearing Finish

PCCC Brian Oaks visited with Kirk Farah on the Weekend NewsWatch.  Although he hasn’t booked Van Halen, he does tell Kirk another urinal will be dedicated to him once the expansion project is completed.

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Rand Paul Campaigns in Illinois

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A Republican presidential candidate says he'll take some cues from Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign.

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Rauner’s Workers Comp Reform Fails

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A party-line vote Wednesday afternoon kept a workers' compensation restructuring from going to the Senate floor.

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Manar: Budget Unlikely by May 31

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"Cutting vital services, banking $2.2 billion of... just... fictional pension savings that aren't going to occur, we're going to claim to be balanced?"

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Illinois Bill Penalizes for Leaving Pets in Extreme Weather

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Offenders could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2,500.

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Mt. Zion High School to Randomly Drug Test Some Students

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Students will be randomly selected for urinalysis tests to detect alcohol or marijuana, among other drugs.

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Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes Legislature

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Vaping's not for kids. At least, that's what Illinois lawmakers say.