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  1. Obama to attend opening of Institute honoring Sen. KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The $79 million institute is scheduled to be dedicated on Monday, March 30, 2015. . In this Monday, March 23, 2015 photo, a full-scale replica of the U.S. Senate Chamber is displayed inside the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, in Boston.

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  2. Illinois auto-theft task forces closing due to budget crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Chronicle

    SPRINGFIELD – Officials with police-run auto-theft task forces say they are shutting down across Illinois because of state spending freezes. The Peoria Journal Star also reported that a bipartisan deal reached in the state Legislature last week will siphon $6 million in auto-theft task force grants to help cover a $1.6 billion hole in the state budget.

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  3. 7-year-old plane crash survivor to live with half-sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Chronicle

    NASHVILLE – An Illinois judge has granted legal guardianship of a 7-year-old girl who survived a Kentucky plane crash that killed four family members to her half-sister. Sailor Gutzler survived when a plane crashed Jan. 2 killing her parents, Kim and Marty Gutzler, her 9-year-old sister Piper and their 14-year-old cousin Sierra Wilder.

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  4. Bill pushes for bankruptciesRead the original story

    28 min ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Stressed by pension debt, other financial issues and the possibility losing a chunk of their state aid, some Illinois cities want the option to file for bankruptcy.

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  5. PunditFact: Indiana governor says Obama once voted for 'very same' religious freedom billRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... "Then-state Sen. Barack Obama voted for (the Religious Freedom Restoration Act) when he was in the state Senate of Illinois," Pence said. "The very same language." As an Illinois state senator, Obama did vote for a version of the Religious Freedom ...

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  6. James Edward Holmes, Janesville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Sharon Steinhauer in Palatine, IL. In 1967, he entered basic training in Fort Bliss, TX. He was a member of the Illinois National Guard for 7 years as a dog handler in Battery D 202 Air Defense Artillery. In 1974, he transferred to the Wisconsin ...

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  7. New Book by Martin L. Davis: 'Are We There Yet?'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... political activist, community organizer, motivational speaker, security expert and election judge in Will County in Illinois. When not acting as a student mentor and career advisor for inner-city schools, he focuses his efforts on his role as CEO ...

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  8. Contact Lens Pricing Battle Decided in Utah, Garners National Attention With Litigation and Proposed BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vision Monday

    ... of using UPP policies, 1-800 CONTACTS has backed legislation in 14 states-Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah and Washington. (See What's the Status of ...

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  9. OSF opens new cancer centerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Vidette

    ... I'm thankful that this is here for other patients." Drs. John Migas, Pramern Sriratana and Bhana Vakkalanka of Mid Illinois said the new location will provide more comfort and privacy for patients, staff, nurses and doctors and will allow more ...

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  10. Market Street to be closed for constructionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Vidette

    ... to take motorists through town via Hinshaw Avenue, Locust and Lee streets. The project will be administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation as part of the Chicago to St. Louis High Speed Rail Project. In all, the high-speed rail ...

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  11. Ohio OKs paperless proof of insuranceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... digital proof of insurance: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, ...

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  12. 2 Arrested Thursday Night by Plymouth PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Thursday evening local police agencies were notified of a possible impaired driver who was east bound on US 30 in a small black sports car with Illinois license plates. Plymouth Officer Paul Stamper was able to get behind the vehicle between State Road 17 and US 31. He conducted a traffic stop near Plymouth Goshen Trail.

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  13. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... Girl," beating out Judy Garland for "A Star Is Born." In 1959, a narrowly divided U.S. Supreme Court, in Bartkus v. Illinois, ruled that a conviction in state court following an acquittal in federal court for the same crime did not constitute double ...

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  14. Alabama interim coach John Brannen a finalist for a head coaching jobRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama interim head coach John Brannen coaches his team in a timeout during Alabama's basketball game with Illinois in the first round of the NIT postseason tournament, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com ORG XMIT: ALBIN401 Alabama interim basketball coach John Brannen is one of two finalists for the head coaching job at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the school announced Sunday night.

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  15. Firefighters, police, and EMS crews work together to help save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Firefighters and police officers from dozens of departments across Illinois came together for that special training, exchanging tips and tools to use in emergencies at the Blackhawk Firefighters Association Conference in Amboy on Saturday. They say working together could help save more lives.

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  16. Elizabeth Warren, in EdwardKennedy's seat, displacesObama as liberals' championRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    In early 2008 liberal icon Edward M. Kennedy blessed Barack Obama's long shot presidential campaign, declaring the freshman Illinois senator the next great progressive leader in a symbolic passing of the torch. On Monday, Mr. Obama heads to Massachusetts to honor Kennedy, who died in 2009 - but liberals' enthusiasm for the president has waned from those days, and the left has moved on to other champions, most notably Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who now sits in the seat Kennedy used to hold.

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  17. Palatine Earns 8th Safest City in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Neighborhood Scout has released its ranking of the 100 safest cities in the United States and Palatine has been listed 48 out of the 100 safest cities. It also is the 8th safest city in the state of Illinois.

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  18. Gov. Mike Pence liedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Hobby Lobby case, Indiana properly brought the same version that then state senator Barack Obama voted for in Illinois before our legislature. And I was proud to sign it into law last week. Lies. All of it. Indiana's new law is substantially ...

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  19. Gypsy moth sessions coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    CAMPTON HILLS – The Illinois Department of Agriculture will hold open houses to explain its plans to treat parts of northern Illinois for the destructive gypsy moth, including sessions including sessions in Aurora, Warrenville, Willowbrook and Campton Hills. • The Aurora open house will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Eola Community Center, 555 S Eola Road, Aurora.

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  20. MCT Photo: Schock resigns from CongressRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Vidette

    Congressman Aaron Schock, who has represented Illinois's 18th congressional district for the past six years, is resigning at the end of March after allegations he may have improperly used taxpayer dollars to support a lavish lifestyle. Schock's resignation follows more than six weeks of investigative articles by USA Today, Politico, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Associated Press uncovering his use of taxpayer dollars to pay for expensive office renovations, trips to Chicago Bears games, concerts and other extravagances.

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