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More Illinois students qualify for special-education services

Better medical diagnoses, a growing emphasis on early detection and greater parental advocacy are among the possible reasons why more Illinois students are qualifying for special education services, suburban educators say. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Students battle it out in Illinois robotics tournament

Students battle it out in Illinois robotics tournament Team RoboTitans of Chicago Math and Science Academy consisted mostly of freshmen but led the competition for most of the day. "This was the hardest one," said team member Roshaan Siddiqui. "Last year we had to pick up rings with the robots, but this … Full News here […]

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Visit Chicago: 5 Things You Will Love and Hate about Chicago, Illinois, USA – Chicago Video

http://www.woltersworld.com Chicago is one of the coolest cities in the USA and we at Wolters World want to help you prepare for your visit to the 2nd city o… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Rauner announces who can grow and sell medical marijuana in Illinois

Rauner announces who can grow and sell medical marijuana in Illinois Quinn did that despite his administration producing a list of businesses recommended to land the coveted licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana, the Chicago Sun-Times first reported last week. Monday's decision to award 18 medical marijuana … Full News here – Read more […]

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Lake County ready to host Illinois state women’s bowling tournament

Several thousand bowlers and their families from across the state will pack into bowling alleys in Round Lake and Mundelein as the Illinois state women’s bowling tournament comes to Lake County, Feb. 7 through April 26. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Rauner names Meeks as Illinois State Board of Education chairman

Rauner names Meeks as Illinois State Board of Education chairman Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner listens while Rev. James Meeks speaks about education Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune). Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner listens … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Fox Lake couple win $2 million in Illinois Lottery

A Fox Lake couple recently won $ 2 million through a winning Illinois Lottery ticket. Chuck Schriver, 54, and his wife, Charlene, will be using the ticket to buy their first home and to donate to their church and favorite charities, according to a news release. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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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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