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  • Prairie Grove forum set for interested District 46 school board candidates

    PRAIRIE GROVE – With elections for school boards coming up in April, District 46 will be covering the ABCs of being a school board member at an upcomi ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois 4th highest in U.S. for campaign spending on political TV ads

    CHICAGO — If it seems as though the number of political ads on television has ramped up markedly this election, now there's concrete proof.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Election: 64th District state representative candidates talk jobs, education at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jobs and the state’s massive unfunded pension liability loomed large over a state representative candidate forum Tuesday evening.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Quinn, Rauner differ over ‘common sense’ on guns

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner both endorse what they call “common sense” in gun laws, but disagree over what that mean ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Illinois governor race: Views of Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Chad Grimm, a Libertarian on the November ballot for governor along with Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn and GOP businessman Bruce ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD – The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a sign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • GOP’s Rauner gets another $1M from hedge fund CEO

    SPRINGFIELD – A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to state campaign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Major issues in Illinois governor's race examined

    Voters on Nov. 4 will decide the ongoing bare-knuckle fight for governor between incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Election season begins in full Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Election season will be in full swing Tuesday, when candidates for all local governmental bodies can begin to collect signatures for ca ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:11 pm
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