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  1. Ground broken for wind farmRead the original story

    9 min ago | Pike Press

    ... is currently working on 'the tax extenders bill' which we expect to be passed by year's end,' Morgan McGovert, of Illinois Winds, LLC., said in an e-mail to Mark Mountain, Pike County zoning administrator. 'This bill includes a tax credit for wind ...


  2. Western to issue working cash bondsRead the original story

    10 min ago | Pike Press

    ... in part due to the continual erosion of state funding to school districts. 'There are two kinds of schools in Illinois: those using working cash bonds and those who will be soon,' Robertson said. The hearing, which no members of the public besides ...


  3. Village to consider fairground beer salesRead the original story

    34 min ago | Pike Press

    ... would be limited to a fenced-in area with limited access and security, which in fact 'is required by the State of Illinois' as a condition of the special-event permit, Filbert said. Winchell noted additional efforts already being made to police ...


  4. Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards ClosesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues. Rock River Academy is ending its contract with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.


  5. Kmart to pay for not hiring kidney patient in drug-testing disputeRead the original story

    15 min ago | Business Insurance

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached a $102,048 settlement with Kmart Corp. over its drug screening policy with regard to an applicant with kidney disease, which is the third such suit it has settled. After Kmart, a unit of Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears Holding Corp., offered Lorenzo Cook a job in its Hyattsville, Maryland store, Mr. Cook advised the hiring manager he could not provide a urine sample under the company's mandatory pre-employment drug screening policy because of his kidney disease and dialysis.


  6. Teen rodeo rider recovering after freak accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | KFVS12

    A Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident. The Southern Illinoisan reports 17-year-old Molly Hill was hurt when a coil of rope accidently tightened aroundaccidentally while roping a steer in Missouri youth rodeo competition.


  7. Largo community 'Turns a Page'Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Operation Pedro Pan. Eire and his brother spent more than three years in a series of foster homes in Florida and Illinois before his mother joined them in Chicago. Tickets to the Meet the Author event will be available at the library starting ...


  8. Calling All Superheroes a " A Sunny Day is looking for you! Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Children are encouraged to put on their favorite superhero costume and bring their friends and family to this annual, fun-filled event that benefits Children's Hospital of Illinois. This year's theme is Superheroes.


  9. Parents issue plea for daughter's returnRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Southwest Times

    ... as endangered. Quesenberry and the teen are believed to be traveling in a light gold 2002 Nissan Altima displaying Illinois license plate V975074. It is unknown whether they are still in the area, but neither has contacted family or friends. Aysia ...


  10. Report: Illinois Marijuana Market Could Reach $36M in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | WIFR

    Patients aren't the only ones disappointed by delays in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A newly released report says investors are watching their hopes for financial returns fade, at least for this year.


  11. Gov. Rauner Among Nation's Top Donors in 2014 ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | WIFR

    A new study says multimillionaire Bruce Rauner was among the largest donors to political campaigns in the U.S. in last fall's election. Illinois campaign finance reports show Rauner spent more than $28 million of his own money on his successful bid to become governor and on other races.


  12. Feely Calls Out Cutler's Lack of LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | NBC Chicago

    OCTOBER 19: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes during the first half of a game against the Miami Dolphins at Soldier Field on October 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Bears were an absolute mess last year in the locker room, and one player who joined the team late in the season opened up on Wednesday about the events that took place behind closed doors.


  13. Right to Work Zones' a First-Year Priority for RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says one of his priorities for his first year in office will be creating so-called "right to work zones" in the traditionally union-friendly state. The Winnetka Republican spoke to students Tuesday at Richland Community College in Decatur.


  14. Judge Grants Extension in IL Prison Crowding CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A judge has given attorneys for the state of Illinois another month to review a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit about overcrowding at a local prison. According to reports, U.S. Magistrate Philip Frazier granted the 30-day extension last week in the Vienna Correctional Center case.


  15. Costello, Trover added to PSPPI BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... Director for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and a former Communications Director for the Illinois Republican Party. Trover was involved with the institute while studying law at SIU. The board meets yearly to review fiscal performance, ...


  16. Campton Hills charged in Delnor Hospital incident denies extradition from IndianaRead the original story

    56 min ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A Campton Hills man captured Tuesday night in Indiana declined extradition today to Illinois, Geneva Police Cmdr. Julie Nash wrote in an email this afternoon.


  17. Why what's missing in states' youth concussion laws mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Paradise Post

    ... you'd deviate from it." This is the most rudimentary of the provisions, and yet it's not mandated by two states, Illinois and Wyoming. Immediately leaving a game or practice is important because a person is at increased risk for a second, more ...


  18. Sullivan: Alaskans dream big, breathe air 'bathed in promise'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... 200 armed EPA, close to 200, armed EPA agents, are roaming our country," he said. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois soon came to the floor and argued against arming the EPA, making it Sullivan's first official Senate clash. "Sen. Sullivan ...


  19. More stories ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Chicago Parent

    ... more specifically the unique playground,is at the heart of many of their academic teachings. Read... Two Central Illinois sisters have created a song for the Changing the Face of Beauty campaign to help convince businesses to include people with ...


  20. Kifowit Hosting Road Construction UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    To keep local motorists informed about congestion and the status of ongoing road projects, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will be hosting a Road Construction Update with representatives from the Illinois Department of Transportation on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eola branch of the Aurora Public Library, located at 555 S. Eola Rd. "In the end, the new infrastructure will help alleviate congestion, shorten commute times, improve public safety and save money for motorists," Kifowit said. "However, during construction times, it can be very frustrating.