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2 hrs ago | Switched
In this May 21, 2013 file photo, a protester attends a rally after a House committee hearing on "fracking" legislation at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill.
2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
A Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe's longtime president alleged today in a court filing that a 2006 Capitol Hill meeting between a senior Zimbabwean official, then-U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden and other Congressional leaders led him to believe his activities to end longtime economic ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Lincolnshire Review
Stevenson star guard Jalen Brunson's official visit to Illinois begins on Friday.
9 hrs ago | Daily Herald
The Illinois Department of Transportation says it will suspend non-emergency roadwork over the Labor Day weekend to help reduce congestion and speed traffic.
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If you're heading to Tavernita and planning to drink alcohol, make sure to bring some with you.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a system offering hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price is not yet ready.
He suggested that the higher voter turnout produced by such efforts is harmful to Republican candidates, and that Illinois' new same-day voter registration statute is a Democratic "trick."
I 've visited North and South Florida and North and Central New Mexico in recent days, and the political temperature 10 days before the Presidential election is elevated by the teeter-totter of global recession.
Because of heavy rainfall in recent days, the opening of the western Algonquin bypass is now planned for sometime in September, not this week as officials had hoped.
Byron Brown, 29, already serving 25 years in state prison for murder, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to racketeering conspiracy and murder in aid of racketeering.
A federal judge refused to grant the Green Party's last ditch effort to place its candidates on the November 2014 Illinois ballot.
Lawyers representing 55 Illinois Department of Transportation workers laid off last week say the employees should be able to continue working for the agency in their staff assistant positions.
Jake Griffin's column on the state agency ignoring the law showcases one of the glaring flaws in Illinois government; i.e. no one is accountable for making sure things are done right and apparently no one is responsible for being sure the state follows the law.
Chicago's championship Little League team greeted Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn with awkward silence, despite the best efforts of an enthusiastic emcee to rustle up some applause.
"Leader of the Free World and Leader of the Slim People of America", then Senator Barack Obama in a Honolulu vacation in August, 2008.
The talk show queen has signed up to play a tough brothel-running granny in the upcoming film about the life of the late comedian Richard Pryor.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:04 pm
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