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  • Rauner wants Quinn to release hiring documents

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is calling on Gov. Pat Quinn to release documents related to a federal complaint allegi ...
    April 24, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • WIU to build $72 million performing arts center

    MACOMB (AP) — Construction could begin next year on a new performing arts center at Western Illinois University.
    April 24, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Suicide prevention conference is Friday in capital

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The latest research on stopping youth suicide will be presented at the 2014 Statewide Suicide Prevention Conference on Friday in Sp ...
    April 24, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Marketing becomes important to farms

    CONGERVILLE (AP) – Congerville farmer Henry Brockman admits he doesn’t understand Facebook.“I’ve nev ...
    April 23, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Patronage allegations give Quinn challenger fodder

    CHICAGO (AP) – Allegations painting a culture of patronage hiring in Gov. Pat Quinn's administration ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • NIU’s bold ideas make waves in community

    DeKALB – Tom Scott says Northern Illinois University can expect nearby residents to push back agains ...
    April 23, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Bill would get Illinois police cruisers on road

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are pushing legislation to get 85 idle Illinois State Police cruisers on the road.
    April 23, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Hundreds of cases of pig virus reported in Ill.

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois agriculture officials say there have been hundreds of cases in Illinois of a deadly pig virus that's been spreading across ...
    April 23, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

    CHICAGO (AP) — Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has help ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Peoria mayor defends response to Twitter account

    PEORIA (AP) — Peoria's mayor defended his actions in response to a fake Twitter account set up in his name, saying he felt his identity was stolen and ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Marketing becomes important to farms

    CONGERVILLE (AP) — Congerville farmer Henry Brockman admits he doesn't understand Facebook."I've nev ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Police: 1 person dies after van slams into CTA bus

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say one person died after a van collided with an empty Chicago Transit Authority bus on the city's South Side.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • Carl Sandburg statue to make debut in Galesburg

    GALESBURG (AP) — The public will get a first look at a 9-foot bronze statue of poet Carl Sandburg during the opening of the annual Sandburg Days Festi ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Audit: Police training money misspent

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The agency that sets standards for Illinois law enforcement officers misspent gra ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Madigan re-elected to lead Ill. Dems

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • McCullough appealing murder conviction

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough brought a box of FBI documents to his sentencing hearing for the killing of Maria Ridulph that he said prove his innocence, ...
    April 23, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Lawsuit seeks investigation of hiring under Quinn

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago attorney asked a federal judge on Tuesday to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there's an "embe ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Bruce Rauner details some views on immigration

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says he supports a pathway to citizenship for immigrants living in the U.S. il ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Motorola Mobility opens news Chicago headquarters

    CHICAGO (AP) — Smartphone maker Motorola Mobility has moved its headquarters and 2,000 employees to Chicago's Merchandise Mart.
    April 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • 2014 Illinois State Fair theme 'Making Memories'

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The theme of this summer's Illinois State Fair is "Making Memories."Organizers on ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:08 pm
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