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Further action to protect the Mahomet Aquifer - the source of drinking water for about 750,000 central Illinoisans - is imminent, Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday at a bill-signing on the University of Illinois campus.
There are privileges and hindrances in being a political incumbent. The same is true for political campaign novices.
Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks to a crowd on the campaign trail and admonishes President G. W. Bush over his use of Executive Power, and the President's avoidance of Congress.
Governor Pat Quinn Thursday announced capital investments of more than $4.7 million for construction projects Cook County.
Southern Illinois University plans to hold a special election this fall because of an error which officials say invalidated its Board of Trustees student representative election.
Gov. Quinn signed into law this week a bill that prohibits private employers from asking applicants about their criminal history prior to determining if they are qualified for the job.
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Do you hear the pitter patter of feet coming out of Illinois? And they aren't those of little ones it's the tax payers.
Interstate 255, just north of Interstate 64, in Illinois has closed in both directions due to downed power lines.
The Divvy's annual membership price is about to drop for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois members.
The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds because of a provision of the nation's health care law.
Southeastern Illinois College has broken ground on the state's second simulated mine facility that will be used to train rescue teams.
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.
Legislation aimed at tackling flooding around Illinois and protecting drinking water has been approved by Governor Pat Quinn.
A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.
The big issue in an Illinois divorce case, which has been going on for two years, isn't who gets the family home or custody of children, but rather: Who gets the dog ? Paul Barthel says he merely wants visitation rights with Pepper, the black lab/German shepherd mix that the he and his estranged wife Susan owned together, reports the Chicago ... (more)
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