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  • Protest over Chicago teen’s shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO (AP) – Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s rit ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • Lawsuit challenges Illinois ban on marijuana campaign money

    CHICAGO (AP) – Two Libertarian political candidates have asked a federal court to declare unconstitu ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Freeport historian pens second novel

    FREEPORT – Drawing on his knowledge of Freeport, local historian Edward Finch has published his seco ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Ministers have tense meeting with mayor over police shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) – Amid concerns about possible unrest, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a tense meeting ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Rauner not hiring firm for Lincoln Museum director search

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration will find a new director for the Abraham Linco ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • U of Illinois hikes aid, drops scores for in-state students

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – After years of pursuing higher-paying international students and watching in-state ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Illinois AG Madigan releases annual safe shopping guide

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released a list of toys and children’s pro ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • A new year's resolution for Illinois' budget? Not likely

    CHICAGO (AP) – Much attention is being focused on a Dec. 1 sit-down between Gov. Bruce Rauner and le ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Release parolees on the rise in Illinois, but money to help them isn't

    CHICAGO (AP) – The number of Illinois inmates released on parole has increased as lawmakers look to ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 11:25 pm
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