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Monday Jul 14 | Examiner.com

Lots to See and Do in Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln Home National Historic Site is a several square block, cobblestoned, foot traffic-only area that includes the Visitor Center, Lincoln Home and a handful of other residences situated in this historic Lincoln-era neighborhood.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTAX-AM Springfield

Rauner: Ia m Better for Veterans

Incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn has been currying their favor for years, even before he became governor.

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University Business

Non-tenure track faculty in Champaign-Urbana join national movement

Nearly 500 non-tenure track faculty at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign won a major victory by forming a union, which was certified yesterday by the labor relations board.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

As part of remodel, Navy Pier could be home to hotel

Navy Pier aims to place a five-story boutique hotel near the east end of the man-made peninsula, and plans to start looking for developers this summer.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Escape to Springfield, Illinois

In the very beginning of our summer road trip to explore the Land of Lincoln, we embarked upon Highway 72 in Illinois in Urbana-Champaign , traveled west approximately 50 miles to Decatur, , then another 39 miles into Springfield.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebrating summer in Springfield, Illinois

Learn about Springfield Illinois, the town where Abraham Lincoln begun his political life and experience its tourist attractions such as Lincoln's old law office and the Lincoln Home national historic site.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Northwest Herald

Tight Illinois budget still contains pet projects

Briana Chick, of Aurora, walks down the recently renovated main stairway leading up to the third floor of the Senate and House chambers July 1 at the state Capitol in Springfield.

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The News-Gazette

Urbana looks at whether to regulate short-term room rentals

That's essentially the premise for travelers looking for off-the-beaten path accommodations, and it has Urbana city officials reconsidering how they regulate bed and breakfasts.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Herald

ECC wins first place for organ donor campaign

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White recently honored the winners of his "Be a Hero" organ/tissue donor campaign, which provided students at state community colleges the opportunity to create their own campaigns and earn community service hours while promoting the organ/tissue donor registry.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The News-Gazette

Macon County judge appointed to Fourth District Appellate Court

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Macon County Judge Lisa Holder White to the Fourth District Appellate Court effective Tuesday.

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The Capitol Fax Blog

A modest reform with enormous potential

After reading the Sun-Times piece on Navy Pier that was the subject of last Monday's Papers column, I was curious to see who in our esteemed General Assembly voted for this massive change in how the largest tourist attraction in Illinois and our massive convention center is managed.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

A Beautiful Little Slice of Illinois

Champaign County encompasses both the city of Champaign and it's adjacent neighbor Urbana, which most people refer to by both names-Champaign-Urbana.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois to mark anniversary of Civil Rights Act

A ceremony is planned in Chicago to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Illinois American Water Recognizes High School Students

Illinois American Water recently awarded Outstanding Water Project Awards in recognition of excellent water focused projects and research.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Daily Herald

New GOP chair: Cook County key to governor's race

Though he's traveling throughout the state in his new role as state GOP chairman, Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider of Bartlett says his party's campaign to put Bruce Rauner in the governor's mansion will be "won or lost in Cook County."

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The Daily Gazette

From our archives: Honoring 'severe service' of 'Old 13th'

Gen. John A. McClernand 1812-1900 McClernand, of Springfield, commanded the 13th Illinois regiment for a time.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Navy Pier is keeping secrets

With some 50 acres of family fun, shopping, dining and that spectacular view, Navy Pier is quite popular with tourists and residents alike.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Examiner.com

The Quincy Public Library to Celebrate 125th Anniversary, Part II

It's not just the candidates and coverage that's rendered our debates less substantive than Lincoln and Douglas.

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