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  • Rauner says Medicaid revamp will save money, improve care

    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday announced plans to revamp the state's system for insuring many of its po ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Parking near Wrigley Field about to get more expensive

    CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Cubs are raising ticket prices to get into Wrigley Field and now the city ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Sheriff: Budget cuts might pull patrols off part of Rock River

    ROCKFORD (AP) – The Winnebago County Sheriff Department says he might not have enough money in the b ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • Lawyer for Jesse Jackson Jr. wants supervised release cut short

    WASHINGTON (AP) – An attorney for Jesse Jackson Jr. is asking that the former Illinois Congressman b ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Illinois lawmaker pushing to lift ban on noise suppressors for guns

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An Illinois lawmaker is looking to legalize the possession of noise suppressors i ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Illinois state workers OK strike over Rauner contract dispute

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Tens of thousands of state government workers have sanctioned a strike against Go ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Madigan forms Illinois House panel to address school funding

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is forming a panel to pick up where a rece ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Alabama, John Mellencamp will perform at Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The legendary country group Alabama and classic rock star John Mellencamp will be ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:26 pm
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