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1 hr ago | Science Daily

Physicists unlock nature of high-temperature superconductivity

Physicists have identified the 'quantum glue' that underlies a promising type of superconductivity -- a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Chicago, Physics, Science, Cornell University

2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Congressman wants to end CHA "supervouchers"

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock is seeking an end to a Chicago Housing Authority program that puts some of the city's poorest residents into its highest priced apartments.

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Related Topix: Representative Aaron Schock, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

2 hrs ago | Deseret News

Democrats have million-dollar day on impeachment

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, flanked by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., left, and incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Illinois Government, Representative Steve Scalise

4 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Quinn Wants PCBs out of Clinton Landfill

Gov. Pat Quinn says the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will block the storage of toxic PCBs in a central Illinois landfill that sits over an aquifer that provides water for 750,000 people.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

8 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinois

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: Illinois Government, Oklahoma

11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Rauner tossing financial lifeline to Illinois Republicans

When Bruce Rauner's campaign fund injected $750,000 to the Illinois Republican Party this month, it was another illustration of how the GOP governor candidate has become more than just a big name on the fall ballot.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Suburban Officer Fired After Shooting Family's Dog

The dog's name was Apollo. The 16-month-old German shepherd mix had run out of the home in the city of Hometown Friday afternoon.

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Daily Herald

More Illinois state workers making over $100,000

A published report has found that more than 10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013 -- up 1,600 from a year earlier.

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Switched

Illinois turbulent love affair with government entities

Illinoisans have a reluctant love affair -- or perhaps an unhappy arranged marriage -- with government.

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Related Topix: Illinois Government

WJPF-AM Carterville

Photo courtesy of The Southern Illinoisan

The family of an SIU student who was found dead in a wooded area of Carbondale plan to file a Wrongful Death lawsuit against the person police say he was last seen with.

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CBS Local

Illinois State Fair Managers Fined For Ethics Violations

A state commission has fined managers of both of Illinois' State Fairs for ethics violations over beer tickets, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Illinois taking time with Murray center closure

State officials say the closure of a southern Illinois center for people with developmental disabilities will be a "long process."

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Related Topix: Illinois Government

Merced Sun-Star

Home Fix: Bath fan vents causing mold problem

Q: I read with interest your article on venting a bathroom fan. I live in Austin, Texas, and my daughter lives in Illinois.

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Journalgazette.net

Electronics juice back-to-school

Schools encourage the use of the technology and many implement it as part of the curriculum."

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Ipad, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Illinois considers new license requirements for big motorcycles

After graduating from Illinois' motorcycle safety class, instructors say, some students rush out and buy a monster racing bike that can go 140 mph - and they can't handle it.

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Related Topix: Illinois Government

Belleville News Democrat

In context, Illinois unemployment rate isn't so good

Less is making Illinois' unemployment rate look better, but the Illinois Policy Institute explains that it's a distorted view.

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Related Topix: Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors

CSP

Illinois Eyeballing Cigarette Tax

The push is on to raise statewide cigarette taxes in Illinois by $1 a pack, reported The Chicago Tribune .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

KFVS12

Cahokia Mounds excavators make interesting find

The Southern Illinoisan reports that the students found a bundle of whelk shells and bird bones tied together.

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My FOX Chicago

Man charged with Orange Line armed robbery

A West Side man has been charged with the armed robbery of five passengers on a CTA Orange Line train last week.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Illinois prison guard suffers concussion in attack

Jeremy Noelle is the Local Union Council 31 representative for the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees.

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Related Topix: Prison, Illinois Government, State Prisons, Shawnee Correctional Center

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