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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

WSU shuts out Southern Illinois 10-0 on run rule

Wichita State's Dayne Parker fields a high ground ball for an out against Southern Illinois in the second inning at Eck Stadium Friday night Wichita State's Garrett Bayliff misses a pop fly against Southern Illinois in the 6th inning at Eck Stadium Friday night Wichita State's Chase Simpson gets congratulated after his three-run homer in the first ... (more)


7 hrs ago | KHQA-TV Quincy

Financial requirements in Illinois medical marijuana draft rules seen as prohibitive

People interested in getting into the medical marijuana business in Illinois say the proposed financial requirements are discouraging, if not prohibitive.


Related Topix: Marijuana

11 hrs ago | Fortune

The new war between the states: Are income taxes to blame?

The widening gap in policies and prosperity among the states has been a source of increasing controversy.


15 hrs ago | Washington Times

Ill. prisons to use costly drug for hepatitis C

Illinois prison officials will be using an effective, but costly, new drug to treat inmates with hepatitis C. But they aren't sure of the total cost.


Related Topix: Illinois Government

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois Government, Hillary Clinton, Pennsylvania, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KHQ-TV Spokane

APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Illinois Government, US News, Pat Quinn, US Governors

My FOX Chicago

Spike in mumps cases reported across Illinois

There have been 52 cases of the viral infection reported in Morgan and Sangamon counties so far this year, according to a report in the State Journal-Register.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Sangamon County, IL, Springfield, IL

Daily Record

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Government

FAQs about Ms. Wheelchair Illinois 2014

Since I'm fairly new to writing on I figured I would do a Frequently Asked Questions about none other than me! How old am I and do I have any siblings? I am 27-years-old and I have three younger sisters, Katie, Nora, and Abby.


WMGI-FM Terre Haute

New School Bus Rules In Illinois

A new bill is making its way through the Illinois General Assembly that would alter which students are allowed to ride the bus to school.


Related Topix: Illinois Government


Illinois GOP leaders to urge immigration reform

Candidate for governor Bruce Rauner and other top Illinois Republicans will join the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition at a gathering next week to urge Congress to adopt immigration reform.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Dennis Hastert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

University of Toledo

Toledo Takes On Northern Illinois in MAC Finale

TOLEDO, OH The Toledo women's tennis team hits the road one last time to close out the regular season against Northern Illinois on Friday, April 18 in a crucial Mid-American Conference match.


Norwalk Citizen News

Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language

Illinois regulators finalizing the state's conditions for medical marijuana have removed a proposed rule that would have barred legal gun owners from becoming cannabis-using patients, a person close to the process told The Associated Press .


Related Topix: Marijuana, Illinois Government, Guns

WTVF Nashville

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren't taking for granted that the... Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois Government, Michelle Obama, Prison

WNDU-TV South Bend

Chicago mayor urges Illinois to OK $100M for Obama museum

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging Illinois lawmakers to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to the city.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois Government, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Sun-Times

Man held without bail for alleged sexual assault in Boystown

A South Side man was ordered held without bail Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting and robbing a woman at knifepoint after he followed her out of a Lake View gas station convenient store earlier this week.


New Homebuyer Program Launched in Illinois

Two weeks after first launching the "Welcome Home Illinois" loan program, Gov. Pat Quinn is traveling to cities across Illinois to raise awareness of the program, discuss its benefits and explain how people can participate.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Daily Herald

Addiction experts: Cuts could hurt drug treatment

Addiction experts say thousands of Illinois residents could lose drug treatment services if a temporary tax increase expires later next year.


Related Topix: Drugs, Illinois Government, Alcoholism, Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Kirk will campaign for Oberweis in Senate race

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin


ICE arrests 24 in Missouri, Illinois

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 24 men in Missouri and Illinois for what officials call "egregious" immigration violations, including individuals who entered the country illegally and committed crimes.



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