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7 hrs ago | SFGate
In this July 15, 2014 photo, Mariama Bangura, 17, poses for a portrait on the Northwest side of Chicago.
8 hrs ago | WSIL
Gov. Pat Quinn has approved an approximately $1 billion capital construction spending plan intended to repair Illinois roads and bridges.
8 hrs ago | The Doings Weekly
We already knew that state Sen. Kirk Dillard is getting ready to call it quits from the Illinois Senate but now we may have an exact date he steps aside, according to Michael Sneed at the Chicago Sun-Times' Early & Often : Watch for state Sen. Kirk Dillard to tender his formal resignation from the Senate around Aug. 1 - so he can officially become ... (more)
9 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.
12 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Ryan didn't kill anybody. Despite his tough talk - Ryan once said during a legislative debate that he'd be happy to throw the electric-chair switch himself - the onetime pharmacist was remarkably squeamish when it came to legal executions.
Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up to the crowd Monday during a news conference in Chicago.
A federal judge has ruled that the state of Illinois has the authority to close a southern Illinois center for people with developmental disabilities.
When asked just how vulnerable former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to a challenge from her left, the Acela Corridor's political class is quick to note that 2016 is not 2008.
Governor Pat Quinn Sunday signed legislation to add the treatment of adults and children with seizures to the state's Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act.
An analysis shows Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, which critics have called a "political slush fund," didn't do him much good in his 2010 campaign.
The grim story of a 35-year-old man, recently returned to an Illinois prison on a probation violation, represents much of what is wrong with the criminal justice system and its de facto role as repository for the mentally ill, law enforcement officials say.
A spokesman for Canadian National Railway Co. says three locomotives and several railcars on a southbound train have derailed in Wisconsin.
The measure adds seizures to the list of treatable conditions in the state's medical cannabis program and allows children with seizures from epilepsy to consume oil from the marijuana plant with a parent's consent.
The governor signed the measure Sunday in Chicago. It was sponsored by Democratic state Sen. Iris Martinez of Chicago and Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie.
In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill.
On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America."
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:39 pm
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