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  1. Rahm needs a healthy jolt to his systemRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... like after decades of one-party-one-ruler-rule. That's why Thomas J. Gradel & Dick Simpson's new book, "Corrupt Illinois: Patronage, Cronyism and Criminality", is a must-read. In it, they write of the "aura of invincibility" that comes with winning ...

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  2. Springfield PD Plans Sunday Saturation PatrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... - and most drivers should know they're there. "We're not lurking in the shadows and whatnot, we hope that with [Illinois Department of Transportation] and [Illinois State Police], with our educational efforts, we won't have to do the enforcement ...

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  3. Springfield Declares Snow Emergency, 5-7" ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... (Saturday) afternoon but will eventually change to all snow. There could be some breaks in the snow in southern Illinois Saturday night. "We're looking at kind of a broad area of five to seven inches of snow, with locally higher amounts, from about ...

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  4. American Rivers reports 72 dam removals for 2014, sets goal to 75 for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WaterWorld

    According to new information from American Rivers -- an organization that aims to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers and conserve clean water for people and nature -- communities in 19 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 72 dams in 2014, restoring more than 730 miles of streams for the benefit of fish, wildlife and people. States that were represented on the list were California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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  5. Illinois threaten to withhold funds if district don't testRead the original story

    Yesterday | KSL-TV

    Illinois State Board of Education officials are threatening to withhold funds from any school district failing to administer a new statewide exam to students. In a letter to district administrators, State School Superintendent Christopher Koch says the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers examination must be given to all students except those who are exempted under law.

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  6. Pageant winner visits her roots in HuntleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Taylor Larsen, the reigning Miss Illinois U.S. International, visited Leggee Elementary School in Huntley Friday to talk about pursuing one's dreams. Larsen, a 2014 graduate of Huntley High School and former Leggee student who is now studying biology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, spoke to the approximately 1,200 students in attendance.

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  7. St. John's Lutheran School hosts writers eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... St. in Elgin. Snacks and activities will be provided in the classrooms. It is a fully accredited and state of Illinois recognized school offering preschool for 3- and 4-year olds, full-day kindergarten and first through eighth grade. For details, ...

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  8. 20 Year Old, University of Illinois Student Vicente Mundo Missing Since 1/25/15 in Champaign, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scared Monkeys

    Vicente Mundo, a junior at the University of Illinois , was last seen on campus, near the corner of Third and Chalmers at about 7:15 pm. on January 25. His roommate told Mundo's family that Vicente left their off-campus apartment to meet someone near his car around 6:45 pm Cell phone records show he made his last call around 7:12 pm Sunday.

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  9. City zoning hearing for School District 155's bleachers rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... other residents, School Board President Ted Wagner has previously said in a news release. Earlier this week, the Illinois Supreme Court decided to take up the case between the city of Crystal Lake and the school district, in which the district ...

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  10. Purdue struggles to improve on defensive boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indianapolis Star

    ... Purdue. But the Boilermakers have already seen one poor rebounding performance spoil a solid defensive effort, at Illinois. "Our halfcourt defense has improved, our transition defense has improved, but our rebounding has put us in a bad way," coach ...

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  11. Congressional swearing-in held at Benton, IL Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFVS12

    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois hosted a ceremonial swearing in of three Illinois U.S. Reps., John Shimkus, Rodney Davis and newly elected Mike Bost. The congressmen took the oath of office in front of family, friends and the southern Illinois community at the Benton Civic Center.

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  12. At a Glance: Where the GOP Contenders Stand in the 2016 RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    ... groundwork for a campaign. Rubio spent this week away from Washington, lining up donors in California, Texas and Illinois for a likely presidential run. The tea party firebrand has used his federal leadership PAC, the Jobs, Growth and Freedom Fund, ...

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  13. Long list of appointments by Gov. RaunerRead the original story

    Friday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Click here to read it and I'll compile a list in a few. * Randall Blankenhorn - Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation * Donald Tracy - Member and Chair of the Illinois' Gaming Board * Michael Mannion - Director, Division of Banking of the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation * Marc Levine - Member of the Illinois State Board of Investment * Mark Cozzi - Member of the Illinois State Board of Investment Governor Bruce Rauner has selected James Joseph, 33, as the Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.

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  14. Visiting Artist Series Brings Leading Blacksmiths and Metalsmiths to Center for Metal ArtsRead the original story

    Friday | PR Log

    ... Forging and rolling produces the final sheet of patterned metal. Dan Neville is a graduate student at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (SIUC) and first learned to make mokume-gane at the age of 17. Dan has taught numerous workshops focused ...

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  15. Human Trafficking In Focus This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RiverBender.com

    ... behind someone's ear and not ask them if they need help. Aubrey could be my daughter; any daughter here in Central Illinois." Lloyd, after an argument with her mother, left for her friend's house, and it turned out the friend's parents were human ...

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  16. Marin Civic Center nominated as World Heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... illuminates the brilliance of Mr. Wright." The other nominees in the Wright group are Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois; Frederick C. Robie House in Chicago; Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin; Hollyhock House in Los Angeles; Fallingwater in Mill ...

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  17. Efforts to Moderate Water, Sewer Costs ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | City of Mokena

    The Board recently reiterated its commitment to buying electricity for Village operations through the Northern Illinois Municipal Electric Cooperative , authorizing the cooperative recently to again negotiate and bid for the Village's water and sewer operations electric supply on the open market. The Village has been bidding Mokena's power supply for water and sewer operations with NIMEC since 2007, resulting in cumulative savings estimated at roughly $275K to the community's water and sewer utilities.

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  18. BankFinancial Corporation Announces 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Friday | GlobeNewswire

    ... families and businesses through 19 full-service banking offices, located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, Illinois. BankFinancial Corporation's common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol BFIN. Additional ...

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  19. Decision looms on ATV facility in western Illinois parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    A plan to convert part of a western Illinois state park into a facility for all-terrain vehicles is awaiting a decision from the new head of state parks. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports it's not clear when a verdict could come from Wayne Rosenthal, who took over as director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources this month.

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  20. Household chemical collections:Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... required. Collections are for residential waste only. Business waste will not be accepted. The free events are for Illinois residents only. Items you can bring to a collection include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines ...

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