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Illinois Brass Band performs Holiday Classics in St. Charles

The Illinois Brass Band presents Holiday Classics at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Quinn’s budget director agrees to serve briefly as Illinois comptroller

The announcement comes a day after Quinn called back lawmakers for a Jan. 8 special session to take up legislation setting a 2016 special election to replace Judy Baar Topinka for the long term. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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A full tour of downtown Chicago, Illinois 8/29/13 – Chicago Video

A full tour of the City of Chicago from a mother and son perspective. I promise you this video gets pretty darn funny at the 2nd half of the video, including… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Quinn operative hired to run Illinois Sports Facilities Authority

The authority’s board voted 4-3 Monday to approve a two-year contract for Lou Bertuca, Gov. Pat Quinn’s former campaign manager, as its new executive director. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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It’s not allowed, but Illinois municipal bankruptcies could happen — some already have

At its recent annual conference the Illinois Municipal League, a century old adviser and advocate for local government, took the unprecedented step of sponsoring an in-depth session on a volatile topic: hometown bankruptcies. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Illinois appeals court hears case over Chicago frozen embryos

Illinois appeals court hears case over Chicago frozen embryos Jacob Szafranski, shown at his Elgin home in September 2013, is appealing a ruling that his ex-girlfriend Karla Dunston, of Chicago, has the right to use embryos fertilized with his sperm while they were still a couple. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune). Full News here – Read […]

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Illinois, Chicago could be on track for separate minimum wages

Illinois, Chicago could be on track for separate minimum wages Illinois this week could be headed toward two minimum wages — one for Chicago and another for the rest of the state — amid a high-stakes political battle at City Hall and the Capitol. The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday at a special […]

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Clean Line's wind-power superhighway approved in Illinois

Clean Line's wind-power superhighway approved in Illinois The project, expected to ship enough electricity to power 1.4 million homes annually, could hurt other power generators in the state, including Chicago-based Exelon Corp., parent of ComEd. Exelon operates nuclear generating plants that have seen power … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Buffalo Grove mamed to 10 Best Places for Families in Illinois

Real estate blog Movoto has named Buffalo Grove to its 10 best places for families in Illinois today, the third time since 2013 the village has appeared in such a list. The village also has been named to Money Magazine’s Best Small Places to Live and Neighborhood Scout’s Safest Cities lists in the last two […]

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Illinois pension reform law is unconstitutional, judge rules

An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation’s worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Business owners seeking pot shop licenses in Illinois faced lawsuits elsewhere

Two former Goldman Sachs executives hoping to be among those granted licenses to open medical marijuana businesses in Illinois have faced lawsuits in other states. Nicholas Vita and Michael Abbott’s companies have won licenses to run dispensaries in Arizona, Massachusetts, Nevada and Washington, D.C. But the two East Coast businessmen, or their companies, have been […]

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Illinois Governor's Race: Quinn's Holdout Doesn't Add Up

Illinois Governor's Race: Quinn's Holdout Doesn't Add Up CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Pat Quinn says he won't go down without a fight and insists that every vote in Illinois be counted. “We will never, ever yield until all the votes are in,” said Quinn, adding that it may take a few days to complete that […]

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Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback

Illinois Democrats cede seats in Congress as Republicans make comeback In the most intensely contested Chicago-area congressional race, Democratic incumbent Rep. Brad Schneider conceded to Republican Bob Dold, who had lost the 10th Congressional District seat to Schneider two years ago by just more than a percentage … Full News here – Read more on Chicago […]

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Illinois voters to decide governor's race, ballot questions

Illinois voters to decide governor's race, ballot questions Jim Edgar in vowing to "bring the government back to the center of Illinois, where it deserves to be" and deliver it from the hands of the Democratic "Chicago political machine." Edgar, who had supported a rival to Rauner in the GOP primary, told … Full News […]

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Dold, Schneider massive GOTV drive for Illinois 10

Sen. Mark Kirk and Rep. Peter Roskam stumped for their fellow Republican, former Rep. Bob Dold, at a Saturday get-out-the-vote drive while Democrats Rep. Robin Kelly and state Rep. Elaine Nekritz appear with Rep. Brad Schneider at GOTV drives in Glenview and Waukegan as the rivals stepped up an already intense ground game. Full News […]

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