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  • After Illinois babies infected, KinderCare requiring measles shots for infants' caregivers

    CHICAGO — A national day care provider says that as of next week it will require measles vaccinations for all staff members who work with children les ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Bolingbrook teen dies following basketball game

    PLAINFIELD – Authorities say a Bolingbrook teen with an undiagnosed heart condition died after collapsing during a basketball game.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • Chicago train to O'Hare receives federal funding boost

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Transit Authority will be getting $120 million in federal funds to help fi ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • Illinois Senate approves raising minimum wage to $11 by 2019

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has approved a plan to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 per hour by 2019.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Heroin found inside of package at Rockford high school

    ROCKFORD – Rockford police say at least one person has been arrested following the discovery of a substantial amount of heroin at a local high school.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois governor stumps for local ‘right-to-work’ zones

    TROY – Gov. Bruce Rauner is dismissing claims that he’s anti-union because he advocates letting local government employees decide if they want to join ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Illinois health law enrollment surpasses 296,000

    CHICAGO – More than 296,000 Illinois residents have signed up for private health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health law. There is a littl ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Pfizer buying Hospira for about $15.23 billion

    NEW YORK – Pfizer is buying Hospira for approximately $15.23 billion, saying it is a good fit with its established global pharmaceutical business.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Rauner issued marijuana licenses before FBI background check

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner awarded licenses this week to 70 medical marijuana businesses before out-of-state criminal background checks could be done ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • For first time Chicago sees more than 50 million visitors in 2014

    CHICAGO — Chicago officials say for the first time the city had more than 50 million visitors in 2014.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Illinois has most 'green' buildings for 2nd straight year

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A national report says Illinois led the nation in building space certified as environmentally friendly for the second straigh ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 7:01 am
  • Rauner jobs plan has minimum wage hike, workers comp reform

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner is presenting a jobs and economic growth plan that includes a phased-in minimum wage of 25 cents annually for seven years.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Motorola Solutions tops Street 4Q forecasts

    SCHAUMBURG – Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $201 million.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Police officer acquitted in 95-year-old’s beanbag gun death

    MARKHAM – A Park Forest police officer was acquitted Wednesday of felony reckless conduct for killing a 95-year-old World War II veteran by shooting h ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Bruce Rauner unveils broad agenda in Illinois State of State address

    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner in his first State of the State address laid out a broad agenda he said would revitalize Illinois’ economy that focuses s ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm
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