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The Senate's Executive Committee approved Senate Bill 1002 by a vote of 12-3. The bill now goes to the Senate floor.
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Nicole Hockley, Mark Barden and Francine Wheeler each lost a child in the unthinkable tragedy that occurred in Newtown on Dec.
A University of Virginia analysis of census data finds that 2-in-3 people who live in Illinois were born in Illinois.
Well gosh darn it, turns out we're a bunch of potty mouths here in Illinois, thank you very much.
By a vote of 35-21, the Illinois Senate approved legislation on Friday that would allow doctors in the state to prescribe marijuana as pain relief for severe medical conditions.
Parents who lost their kids in the Sandy Hook school shooting are in Springfield today.
SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois agency manager might have to delay retirement. A former university secretary wonders where she'll have to cancel vacations.
Submitted by Plainfield School District 202 : Four students from Plainfield East and South high schools and Plainfield High School - Central Campus earned top honors at the 2013 Illinois High School Association's state journalism competition.
Governor Pat Quinn yesterday asked the federal government to add 16 Illinois counties to a recent federal disaster declaration for 11 counties hit by widespread flooding in mid-April. More than 800 homes were damaged by the flood in mid-April in those 16 counties.
Former acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steven Miller was rolling along pretty good on Friday, bravely facing down his inquisitors from the House Ways and Means Committee .
Every time I see Illinois getting high marks for open government and disclosure - it happened last week when the Center for Public Integrity gave the state an "A" for campaign disclosure requirements regarding super PACs, nonprofits and other groups - I have to laugh.
Two winning jackpot tickets were sold in Friday's $190 million Mega Millions drawing, but even if you aren't holding those magic numbers in your hand, you have a chance at an even bigger prize Saturday night.
Please consider this commentary as Part 5 of the "Raw Milk Regulations and Transparency" series presented in this paper every week since the April 17 issue.
Medical marijuana use in Illinois is now in Governor Pat Quinn's hands after the state Senate approved legislation.
A tornado, said to have crossed the entire state of Ohio smashed into the log cabin settlement of Burlington, northeast of Columbus reportedly destroying the entire town.