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  1. Quinn signs bill increasing juror payRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Daily Herald

    Jurors across Illinois will be getting a pay boost next year, under legislation signed by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday. The Chicago Democrat approved the measure that requires counties to pay jurors $25 for the first day of service and $50 for each additional day.


  2. Fighting old wars on Texas license plates: George WillRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago |

    ... action -- e.g., Idaho's "Famous Potatoes" -- is government speaking its mind and need not be neutral. In Illinois, where specialty plates require a specific legislative enactment, when a pro-life group sought a "Choose Life" plate, the state decided ...


  3. Prepare for the inevitable now, not laterRead the original story

    52 min ago | The Daily Gazette

    The sudden death of Judy Baar Topinka, the incumbent and newly re-elected comptroller, has underlined yet again that Illinois has unsatisfactory succession provisions for its statewide elected officials. The General Assembly needs to address this problem, not just for the death of a particular comptroller and a particular term, but for the general case of a statewide official who can no longer fulfill his or her duties.


  4. Three Cities Bid for Future Obama Presidential LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Voice of America

    President Barack Obama still has two years left in his term in office, but the effort to establish his post-presidential library is already underway. The bid for the Obama Presidential Library is down to four locations in three states -- New York, Hawaii, and Illinois.


  5. Opinion Quinn hits a double on Topinka replacement: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    In this Nov. 20, 2013 photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka stand together at the signing the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act in Chicago. Illinois' outgoing governor made two smart calls regarding the state comptroller position made vacant by the sudden death last week of Judy Baar Topinka On Friday, Quinn wisely chose to make a temporary comptroller appointment.


  6. Parity atop women's college hoops eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Dispatch

    ... (10-1). No. 8 Kentucky owns wins over No. 9 Baylor and No. 10 Louisville - but the Wildcats also lost to unranked Illinois. So far this season Top 25 teams have lost 15 games to unranked opponents which is up 50 percent from last season, but still ...


  7. New Coal Ash RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSIL

    ... fewer restrictions. Now these new regulations have people on both sides confused. Power plants like the Southern Illinois Power Cooperative in Marion burn coal to produce electricity. That leaves behind piles of coal ash, that environmental groups ...


  8. Construction employment increased in 38 states and DC during the past yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... (40,800 jobs, 6.3 percent), Florida (34,900 jobs, 9.1 percent), Washington (12,800 jobs, 8.6 percent) and Illinois (12,000 jobs, 6.2 percent). North Dakota (16.2 percent, 5,300 jobs) added the highest percentage of new construction jobs during the ...


  9. Early gift: Gas below $2 at some stations in 24 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... of that pie is 18.4 cents. In Chicago, where DeHaan is based, the price of regular unleaded was $2.74 a gallon. Illinois' gas tax is 57.5 cents a gallon vs. 35.7 cents in Missouri. "I wish, but it's not going to happen," DeHaan said of $2 gas in the ...


  10. Reports: Michigan State adds defensive line pillar Raequan Williams to list of 2015 pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... in Chicago who is rated the No. 19 player at his position in the nation by 247Sports and No. 3 in the state of Illinois. Williams made an unofficial visit to the Spartans for their Oct. 25 win over Michigan, and he returned for an official visit on ...


  11. Racism and Radicalism Dividing AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Gettysburg Address. This admiration seems fitting with all of the similarities they share: both were lawmakers in Illinois, both took office at a time of national crisis, and even their bodies are similarly framed. In his acceptance speech back in ...


  12. ASU women could enter rankings with strong tourney showingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    ... Lehigh (7-0) at 1 p.m. today and perhaps unbeaten Northwestern (9-0) on Sunday. Northwestern faces Eastern Illinois (3-7) in the second game today at Wells Fargo Arena, then the winners meet in the championship game. ASU has a four-game win streak ...


  13. More People Using LINK In Illinois Than Ever BeforeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIFR

    ... the borderline making it," she said, explaining how hard it is to make ends meet. Shotwell is like many others in Illinois. Although the state's unemployment rate fell to 6.4 percent in November, the number of people on LINK rose. The Department of ...


  14. Read This ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... McGown's former players have become prominent women's coaches, including Hugh McCutcheon (Minnesota), Kevin Hambly (Illinois), Jason Watson (Arizona State) and Rob Browning (St. Mary's). In Provo, the philosophy is at the core of both the men's team ...


  15. Missouri's Anderson matches wits with Illinois' GroceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    Kim Anderson was on the bench alongside Norm Stewart for Missouri's memorable triple-overtime victory over Illinois in the 1993 Braggin' Rights game. Missouri's new head coach will match wits Saturday with Illinois' John Groce in an otherwise low-wattage matchup in the neutral-site series.


  16. Tax incentive between Vernon Hills and CDW extendedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... CDW has multiple sales locations and Vernon Hills gets credit only for sales of goods made to customers in Illinois. "I think it's fair to both parties involved. We've had an excellent relationship with them over the years," said Mayor Roger Byrne, ...


  17. T-Mobile paying at least $90 million for a crammingaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... end up paying. "It could be well north of $100 million," said Bill Sorrell, the attorney general of Vermont. The Illinois attorney general's office says anyone who thinks he or she was among T-Mobile customers wrongly charged for cellphone text ...


  18. Dave Potash, longtime owner of Chicago food store, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Judy Baar Topinka, who served as a state lawmaker and state treasurer, lost a bid for governor and made a comeback as Illinois comptroller, died Dec. 10 of complications from a stroke. She was 70. Judy Baar Topinka, who served as a state lawmaker and state treasurer, lost a bid for governor and made a comeback as Illinois comptroller, died Dec. 10 of complications from a stroke.


  19. Kane County Divorce Attorney Authors Maintenance (Alimony) Chapter in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Partner Matthew G. Shaw, of the Kane County law firm Shaw, Jacobs, Goostree & Associates, P.C., was published in "Strategies for Family Law in Illinois," outlining the alimony/maintenance review, including the new alimony laws coming into effect 1/1/15. Attorney Matthew G. Shaw wrote the chapter entitled, "Maintenance Review: Jurisdiction, Procedure, Statutory Standards, and Factors" in the publication "Strategies for Family Law in Illinois."


  20. Construction Continues on Winnetka AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... closing of the southern intersection of Frontage Road at Winnetka Avenue. Frontage Road Traffic will be detoured to Illinois Avenue; click here to see the detour route . The project is scheduled for completion by December 31; however the ...