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He was asked what his thoughts were about the unfolding drama, he was asked whether Missouri's governor had asked for assistance from Illinois' National Guard and then was asked whether he would "entertain" a request from our neighboring state for National Guard deployment.


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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLTV Tyler

7 Investigates: Has hotel where an E. Texas mother was murdered upgraded their 911 system?

In the weeks following an East Texas mother's death, hotels and motels across the country sprang into action to make sure 911 was easily accessible from guest rooms.


Related Topix: Texas, US Governors

The Daily Gazette

Officials detail $40M Rockford jet repair facility

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks at a news conference Monday at the Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford during the announcement of a planned 200,000 square foot jet-repair and maintenance center will run 24 hours a day when it opens.


Related Topix: Rockford, IL, US Governors, Wood Dale, IL

The Indianapolis Star

Private lottery operator just shy of revenue goal, sets record

Private lottery operator just shy of revenue goal, sets record Indiana privatized its Hoosier Lottery in 2012 Check out this story on Connie Laverty O'Connor was interim CEO of GTECH Indiana in 2012, when the company rceived a contract to manage the Hoosier Lottery on a day-to-day basis.


Related Topix: Lottery, Indiana, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Governors

Emirates Airlines Starts Non-Stop Service to Chicago

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has commenced a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.


Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

Daily Herald

Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions

Illinois' high school coaches and athletic directors will be required to take an online concussion training course under a plan Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Tuesday.


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Hispanic Business

$13 Minimum Wage Has Broad Support in Chicago

Aug. 19--More than 4 out of 5 voters back Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to significantly increase Chicago's minimum wage in the coming years, even as it remains unclear whether the plan will ever be called for a City Council vote.


Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Liberals Behaving Badly: Political Scandals the Networks Are Hiding From You

The indictment case against Republican Governor Rick Perry, that even liberals have described as "weak," is just the latest GOP controversy that the networks have jumped on to taint Republicans in this midterm election year.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Rick Perry, US Governors, Chris Christie, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Chicago Tribune

Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty

A new state law gives defendants who plead guilty a chance to use DNA evidence to clear their name if the evidence were not available during trial.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Chicago Tribune

New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items

Senate President John Cullerton's bill to allow the state to donate items to the Obama presidential library became law today.


Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Miller Criticizes Congressional Leadership

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a $1-billion capital investment spending plan to help fund the construction of highways in July, but a number of projects remain at a standstill according to a local official.


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Daily Herald

Voters can apply online for mail ballots for Nov. 4 election

Suburban Cook County voters may now apply online for mail ballots for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced.


Related Topix: US Governors, Personal Finance, Social Security


Rauner Visits Southern Illinois

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner is wrapping up a swing through Southern Illinois.


Related Topix: US Governors

WGN-TV Chicago

Second rally held in Chicago protesting violence in Ferguson

It was the second rally since Thursday at Daley Plaza. Today's was organized by the group that says it's against police brutality.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

New Illinois laws target senior care complaints

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program is designed to help people living in nursing homes.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Long Term Care, Health, US News

Business Journal

With Northstar terminated, what will the Illinois Lottery do now?

"The Good Life" ad campaign was one of several efforts by ad agency Downtown Partners Chicago to enhance the Illinois Lottery's brand image.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, The Good Life, Pop/Rock, US Governors, Indiana, Indiana Government

WJPF-AM Carterville

Quinn Signs Campus Smoking Ban, Tougher Drug Penalty Legislation

Gov. Pat Quinn says he's signed a law that bans indoor and outdoor smoking at all state-supported colleges and universities.


Related Topix: US Governors, Drugs

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Illinois Drops Company HIred To Run Lottery

The manager, Northstar Lottery Group LLC, is 80-percent owned by Rhode Island-based Gtech Corp., the parent company of Gtech Indiana, which manages the Hoosier Lottery.


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hawk Eye

Illinois increases penalties for drug crimes

Illinois has increased the penalties for some drug offenses. Gov. Pat Quinn signed three drug-related pieces of legislation Satur ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.


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The News-Gazette

Environmental Almanac: There's work to be done to protect our waters

Last week in my column about fishing the Salt Fork River , I credited the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 for the comeback of that stream and others like it.


Related Topix: Mahomet, IL, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors