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  • Preckwinkle still won’t rule out Chicago mayor bid

    CHICAGO – Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle still isn’t saying whether she’ll run against Rahm Emanuel for Chicago mayor next year.
    June 26, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Illinois governor signs anti-bullying bill

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ public schools will have to instate anti-bullying policies under a new law that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed.
    June 26, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Gov. Quinn won’t testify about 2010 program

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn said he has no intentions of testifying before a legislative commission about the scandal-laden anti-violence program he star ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • FDA grapples with oversight of fecal transplants

    WASHINGTON – Imagine a low-cost treatment for a life-threatening infection that could cure up to 90 percent of patients with minimal side effects, oft ...
    June 26, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • County Board looking to challenge prevailing wage rates

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board wants to gauge interest among other county governments to challenging the local prevailing wage mandated upon the ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Unfinished park path upsets residents in Algonquin neighborhood

    ALGONQUIN – A village decision to not finish repaving part of a path in James B. Wood Park has left nearby residents upset.
    June 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
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