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  • Illinois Gov. Rauner ends quarter with $19M in campaign fund

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Illinois approves 3,100 medical marijuana patients

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 100 more approval letters sent in September.SPRINGFIELD ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Democrats warn Illinois could go broke without state budget

    CHICAGO – Illinois will run out of money to operate in a matter of months if lawmakers can’t agree on a state budget, top Democrats warned Thursday, b ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader Barbara Byrd-Bennett charged with corruption

    CHICAGO – The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools will plead guilty in an indictment that alleges ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Rauner tries to put pressure on Democrats for budget deal

    OAK LAWN – Gov. Bruce Rauner sought Wednesday to ramp up pressure on majority Democrats over Illinois’ unprecedented budget stalemate, repeating calls ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:21 am
  • Monsanto posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2,600 jobs to cut costs

    WASHINGTON – Monsanto Co. says it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Illinois corn, soybean harvests at the halfway mark

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture says that both the corn and soybean harvests are about 50 percent complete.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • Pumpkins available for Halloween but maybe not Thanksgiving

    NEOGA – There should be enough pumpkins for Halloween this year, but that might not be the case for the canned pumpkin used in pies come Thanksgiving, ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Illinois stops paying local health clinics for STD testing

    CHICAGO – Illinois has notified more than 100 jails, health departments and family planning programs that the state will no longer provide free testin ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Metra installs charging stations in downtown Chicago

    CHICAGO – Suburban Chicago's commuter rail agency is providing passengers a place to charge their electronic devices at four downtown train stations.C ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Panel recommends Rep. Mautino for Illinois Auditor General

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan legislative panel on Tuesday recommended longtime state Rep. Frank Mautino to serve as Illinois' next auditor general.SPRIN ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lawsuit filed over keyless car in death of couple

    WAUKEGAN – A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Ford Motor Co. and a suburban Chicago auto dealer in connection with the carbon monoxide po ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • GOP candidates weigh in on Chicago gun laws

    CHICAGO – The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation’s gun laws to the center of the presidential ra ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Chicago Police superintendent to face alderman demanding his firing

    CHICAGO – One day after a group of Chicago alderman demanded his firing, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is expected to appear before some of the ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Last month the 9th warmest September on record for Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois State Water Survey said last month was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
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