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  1. Lawmaker repaid cost for 'Downton Abbey' officeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records reviewed by The Associated Press. Schock paid $35,000 earlier this month to the owner of the Illinois decorating firm Euro Trash, and $5,000 more on Thursday, the records showed.

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  2. Progress: Performing arts center construction advancesPosted on Sat. Feb 28th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | TheCourier.com

    ... through the Midwest already. Kreutzberg is frequently in contact with arts centers in cities in Indiana and Illinois to see if any performers can make a stop in Findlay, too. The doors to the new $17 million center could open as early as December of ...

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  3. $1 million lottery ticket sold in Streamwood remains unclaimedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    No one has claimed a $1 million lottery ticket that was sold at a store in the northwest suburbs last week. The Mega Millions ticket was sold Feb. 24 at Bucky's Express, 2 S. Sutton Road in Streamwood, the Illinois Lottery said in a statement.

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  4. Police: Wisconsin man leads police on chase through Illinois and NW IndianaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Wisconsin man who allegedly fired shots inside a west suburban Walgreens store spurred a police chase and stand-off between Illinois and Indiana on Friday night. About 7:52 p.m., Indiana State Police were notified that a man wanted for firing shots inside the Broadview store was driving into eastbound Interstate 80 in Indiana from southbound Interstate 294, Indiana State Police said in a statement.

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  5. Armed robbery reported near Circle Centre mallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheIndyChannel

    ... said the incident happened just after 3:30 a.m. inside the parking garage at the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Illinois Street, near Steak 'n Shake.

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  6. Chicago nears fiscal free fall with latest downgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... The city has a US$300 million structural deficit in its US$3.53 billion operating budget and is required by an Illinois law to boost the 2016 contribution to its police and fire pension funds by US$550 million. Cost-saving reforms for the city's ...

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  7. Where are the marriages happy? Try IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Times Herald-Record

    ... marriage, in 2009, the divorce rate stayed steady. Divorce rates in 2011 were also below 3 per 1,000 residents in Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia, the CDC ...

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  8. Audubon purchase will expand Joliet parkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    The Illinois Audubon Society has purchased 80 acres of woodlands and wetlands that it plans to transfer to the park district in the Chicago suburb of Joliet. A $1.4 million grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation paid for most of the $1.9 million parcel, which is adjacent to Joliet's Pilcher Park.

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  9. Illinois man face child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    A Friday statement from the Will County State's attorney's office says it worked with Kankakee County authorities in an investigation that led to the arrest this week of Mark V. McKune, of Bourbonnais. He's charged with eight counts of child pornography The statement says investigators found "squalid conditions" inside his house and it was deemed uninhabitable.

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  10. Blues legend Muddy Waters's Chicago house seek better daysRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... in the front indicates risk for firemen in case of fire. In 2013, it was listed by the non-profit group Landmark Illinois as one of the 10 historic properties in the state which were at a major risk of demolishment, but as it is located in a ...

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  11. Cardinals win battle of giantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

    ... up." Several of the Bees' six 12th-graders offered to be the one who didn't start the game, but in a class act Illinois football recruit Zeke Martin settled the matter by saying he should be the non-starter because he wasn't involved in the program ...

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  12. Rhode Island establishes Interstate Compact for Medical LicensureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... participating in the compact while maintain state oversight and protections for patients. Rhode Island joins Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming as ...

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  13. Illinois team desperate for wins sees young shooters fadeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Illinois' Malcolm Hill, left, drives to the basket against Iowa center Gabriel Olaseni during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa. The Associated Press Illinois' Malcolm Hill, left, drives to the basket against Iowa center Gabriel Olaseni during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Iowa City, Iowa.

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  14. APSU Lady Govs Track and Field has Solid opening day at OVC ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    Austin Peay State University women's track and field team finds itself with some ground to make up following a Day One showing at the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships that finds the Lady Govs in sixth place. Through six complete events, Austin Peay's 18 points sits behind host Eastern Illinois , Eastern Kentucky , Southeast Missouri , Tennessee State and Murray State .

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  15. Medical marijuana grower gives up 1 of 3 Illinois licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – A medical marijuana grower is giving up at least one of its three Illinois permits after missing a deadline to pay state fees and submit proof of a surety bond, officials said Friday. Green Thumb Industries LLC had an option to buy land near the northwest Illinois city of Dixon but canceled it, according to John Thompson, president of the Lee County Development Association.

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  16. Littlejohn students explore Africaa s cultureRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    Northern Illinois University senior Jonny Gifford , a member of the NIU's Ghanaian Ensemble, sings during the group's performance Friday at Littlejohn Elementary School in DeKalb. NIU's Ghanaian Ensemble member Matthew Aubeuf, a second-year graduate student, dances during the group's performance Friday at Littlejohn Elementary School in DeKalb.

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  17. Beat the Champions: Matthew Anastasia seems to have it all figured outRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... at noon Sunday at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb. He was a four-year varsity bowler at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, including being a captain his senior year. He graduated three years ago and began league bowling two years ago. He advanced ...

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  18. Hall of Famer Dave Magee to drive last race Saturday at BalmoralRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... suburban Big Rock is one of only 17 drivers in the sport's history to earn more than $100 million and is the only Illinois-based driver to reach the milestone. "When I started out racing on the Wisconsin fair circuit with my family, I didn't even ...

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  19. Day 1Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Usyouthsoccer.org

    ... de the box. Sophia Serafin added a second half brace to secure Cal South's trip to the finals. New York West 99 and Illinois 99 will play tomorrow at 9:15 a.m.

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  20. United Way to honor volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... Media. The 20 United Way of Whiteside County local partner agencies are the YWCA, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Catholic Charities, Woodlawn Arts Academy, Rock Falls Civic Fund, Boy Scouts, YMCA, Girl Scouts, Whiteside Senior Center, ...

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