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  • Walker’s Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals

    MADISON, Wis. – Best known nationally for his struggle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways as ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax

    WASHINGTON – The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Man dies in industrial accident in Elk Grove Village

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Authorities say a 50-year-old man was killed when his clothing became caught in machinery at a plant in Elk Grove Village.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • U.S. Marshals nab 7,100 fugitives in 6-week nationwide sweep

    CAMDEN, N.J. – The U.S. Marshals Service says it rounded up 7,100 fugitives in a six-week nationwide sweep that focused on seven cities shown to have ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West

    MOSCOW – Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marat ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Medical marijuana hearing has sign-up deadline for speakers

    CHICAGO – People who want to present evidence about adding migraines, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions to the Illinois medical mari ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Don’t panic, jobs for grads likely to grow

    WASHINGTON – The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Y ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Prosecutors investigating College of DuPage spending

    GLEN ELLYN – Documents show that federal prosecutors are investigating spending and other issues at the College of DuPage in suburban Chicago.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Illinois unemployment holds steady in March at 6 percent

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate held steady in March at 6 percent.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Academy cooperating in probe of Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – A former employer of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s hand-picked chief of Chicago schools – a company that was awarded a no-bid contract of up to $20.5 ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • 'We survived': Week after tornado, Fairdale community relief efforts continue

    FAIRDALE – Downed traffic signs, pieces of insulation, mattresses and other household items remain strewn across the streets of Fairdale, a small comm ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Illinois restores $97 million of school funding cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Almost 600 of the 800 Illinois school districts will have $97 million in state funding restored after a budget deal brokered last month ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Marengo Rescue Squad opens new station for paramedics in Union

    UNION – Paramedics from the Marengo Rescue Squad are adjusting to new digs, after they spent months helping renovate a former auto repair shop in Unio ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Woodstock, Algonquin officials preparing for Office Depot, OfficeMax closings

    WOODSTOCK – City officials are working with property owners to market an Office Depot building, as the large office supply chain starts a final closeo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Lakewood approves annual budget with 2 percent salary increases

    LAKEWOOD – The budget approved unanimously by the Lakewood Village Board on Tuesday evening includes a 2 percent increase in salaries, added hours for ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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