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  • The Fray, Meat Loaf added to Illinois State Fair lineup

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Pop-rock group The Fray and rocker Meat Loaf have been added to the Illinois Stat ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Bustos wins national chamber of commerce award

    U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-IL, Wednesday received the “Spirit of Enterprise Award” from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce "for being a steadfast champion of ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Son: Former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker dies at 92

    CHICAGO (AP) — Family members say former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker has died at 92.Walker's son Dan Wa ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • NIU students de-stress with help from furry friends

    DeKALB – With the papers that were due, and the finals yet to come, Northern Illinois University sophomore Brooke Buttacaroli was feeling a little str ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:54 am
  • Seasonal sales spike

    DeKALB – Local businesses are preparing for a bump in sales when Northern Illinois University studen ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:54 am
  • Pontiac prison preps for changes for mentally ill inmates

    PONTIAC (AP) – A group of Illinois lawmakers have gotten a look at how the Pontiac Correctional Cent ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:49 am
  • Dogs from animal hoarder to be adopted

    FREEPORT (AP) – Officials say dogs rescued from a Freeport animal hoarder will be available for adop ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:49 am
  • State to extend Get Covered Illinois PR contract by 2 months

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration is negotiating a 2-month contract extensi ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:49 am
  • Group starts new effort to put redistricting on 2016 ballot

    CHICAGO (AP) – A coalition of business, clergy and civic leaders has launched a petition drive and f ...
    April 29, 2015 - 1:49 am
  • DCFS director says he'll try to get more federal funding

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of Illinois' child welfare agency says he's headed to Washington D.C. to investigate more potential federal funding sources.
    April 28, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Iowa man painting Illinois water tower dies after fall

    DAMIANSVILLE (AP) — Officials say an Iowa man has died after falling while painting a water tower with a work crew in the southern Illinois town of Da ...
    April 28, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • State to extend Get Covered Illinois PR contract by 2 months

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is negotiating a two-month contract extension with the public relations firm that handles t ...
    April 28, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Pontiac prison preps for changes for mentally ill inmates

    PONTIAC (AP) — A group of Illinois lawmakers have gotten a look at how the Pontiac Correctional Center is preparing for an overhaul to treat mentally ...
    April 28, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Group starts new effort to put redistricting on 2016 ballot

    CHICAGO (AP) — A coalition of business, clergy and civic leaders has launched a petition drive and fundraising efforts for a 2016 ballot question aime ...
    April 28, 2015 - 4:32 pm
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