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3 hrs ago | Northwest Herald
WOODSTOCK – The health department commissar checking to make sure the hand-washing stations at your church potluck are set up properly won't be packing heat.
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Chicago.
20 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
This should come as no surprise, but it is a glaring example of the problems that cities, counties and states will have if they want, or need, to right their overloaded pension systems.
One year ago, the head of the AFL-CIO predicted Gov. Pat Quinn could not win re-election "without making peace with the unions."
The reality is it likely lays the groundwork for future tax hikes and does little to solve the state's fiscal woes.
Far fewer GOP lawmakers than expected supported the plan despite pension reform being a party priority for years.
Illinois is marking the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that killed 1,177 people and brought the United States into World War II.
Five confirmed deaths in the area, six total in Illinois. - Kathy George, 58, Brookport - Roger Harmon, 56, Brookport - Scholitta Burrus, 63, Brookport area - Joseph Hoy, 80, New Minden - Frances Hoy, 78, New Minden Governor Quinn says FEMA will start assessing the storm damage Nov. 21 in several counties, including Massac, Pope and Washington, to ... (more)
Victims of last month's tornadoes may be eligible for financial help for food starting Wednesday, according to a press release.
Juan Rangel, longtime leader of the clout-heavy United Neighborhood Organization, is out as UNO's $250,000-a-year chief executive in the wake of a scandal that cost the group millions in state funding and led to a federal investigation of its bond dealings.
The latest public output from anti-LGBT organization Illinois Family Institute, an independent, nonprofit Christian ministry that is vocal in its opposition to marriage equality, is a fabricated nutrition label that attempts to be clever, reports Good As You .
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Pat Quinn today announced a comprehensive improvement plan for the Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line O'Hare Branch - an overhaul that will provide faster travel times and updated stations while creating more than 1,300 good-paying jobs.
Gov. Pat Quinn few figures of the 20th century changed the world as much as Mandela.
Pods of 35 pilot whales slowly swam Thursday into deeper water off Florida's southwest coast, raising optimism that the strandings of whales on Everglades National Park beaches may soon end on a positive note.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed landmark legislation Thursday to reform Illinois' massively-underfunded pension system, though the new law is certain to face threatened lawsuits by labor unions.
The extreme cold slamming the Great Plains isn't about to cool off one of the hottest segments of the American economy: North Dakota's oil patch.